Prevention Coordinator

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person?and come from all fields.
We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ?One Phoenix House? we believe in having fun along the way ? embracing ?progress not perfection? as our journey continues.
We are currently seeking a Prevention Coordinator for our Lake View Terrace location. The Prevention Coordinator provides leadership and direction to the prevention team. The Coordinator serves as primary liaison with district, school management personnel, other community agencies, including funding source, if needed, to identify strategies and actions to implement the goals and objectives of the program, tailored to the needs of the identified community needs. The Coordinator will plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate culturally relevant behavioral health, prevention, education, and awareness services for youth, parents, school personnel, and other identified audiences within the targeted communities, using evidence-based practices, and strength-based services standards. The Coordinator utilizes appropriate decision making and program management in collaboration with Program Director to ensure compliance with work plan and contract regulations as approved by SAPC.
Master?s degree in education, community prevention education social work or related field or equivalent experience preferred.
Two years experience in community prevention, intervention, or behavioral health education
Two years experience working with children is required.
At least one year supervising a prevention, intervention or treatment team.
Provides training and supervision to Prevention Specialists in the areas of classroom management techniques, procedures, curricula delivery, curricula design, programming, assessment, program documentation, professional ethics and standards of conduct.
Responsible for performance management of team members to include hiring, training, coaching, professional development, performance evaluation and general supervision.
Observes prevention services provided to ensure that appropriate curricula, best practices and methods are being used and that high quality services are being delivered.
Provides additional coaching, as needed, to develop prevention specialist?s skills and improve quality of services.
Review and approve staff documentation relating to program delivery, participant records, time records, leave requests and other programmatic documentation.
Please send your resume and employment application to hr.cal@phoenixhouse.org with Prevention Coordinator-LVT in the Subject. Should you choose, please send your completed voluntary EEO/OFFCP forms found on phoenixhouse.jobs for assistance with our diversity efforts.
We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.
Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

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