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SUBSTANCE ABUSE HEALTH EDUCATOR

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

This position will be responsible for providing Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) education to students within the school system. This position will provide lesson plans, assignments and other activities that will elicit student participation. This program will increase academic and social competence with the following skills: study habits and academic support; communication; peer relationships; self-efficacy and assertiveness; drug resistance skills; reinforcement of anti-drug attitudes; and strengthening of personal commitments against drug abuse.  The position will be responsible for assisting schools with developing methods to provide prevention education to the targeted students, working with students to increase their knowledge about ATOD and to encourage students to participate in programs that are directed toward behavior change.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Completion of a Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Substance Abuse Education or allied health field is preferred; or three years related experience and training; equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Credentialed and licensed substance abuse counselor. 
  • Two years’ experience in program planning and evaluation.
  • Experience in providing outreach and health education services.
  • Ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills and three to five years of progressively responsible professional work experience.

Licenses/Certifications Required

  • Valid driver's license.
     

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis