Thursday , February 9 2023

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPEC jobs

Website Marine Corps Community Services

Job Description:

Serves as a Prevention Program Specialist at the CSACC/SACC of [Installation Name]. Serves as the primary advisor for oversight and development of various substance abuse prevention training and education programs to include research of unit level operations; critical assessment and training evaluation processes and procedures, development and conduct of training curricula that provides specific and measurable learning objectives. Coordinates the implementation of evidenced-based prevention programs utilizing coalitions and Marine Corps Structure. Reviews and initiate use of social media outlets to reach and educate as many Marines as possible regarding the misuse and abuse of mood altering substances.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, modifies, develops, and implements alcohol/substance abuse prevention and intervention educational training programs ensuring training and support capabilities are timely, relevant to commanders’ needs, flexible, sustainable in execution, and thoroughly coordinated with Headquarters and field personnel.
  • Develops, coordinates, and submits alcohol/substance abuse prevention plans and policy recommendations to include plans and policies that reflect the relationship of chemical dependency such as: alcohol abuse, family problems (including family violence), suicide, sexual assault, combat operations stress, financial problems, and other problems that detract from unit performance and readiness.
    Recommends and monitors budgeting for the assigned training program area. Prepares and provides reports on financial status of expenses, training attendance/usage, training plans offered and other related information as required.
  • Reviews, develops, recommends, and monitors measures of effectiveness for alcohol/substance abuse prevention capabilities and training to ensure that Marine Corps training requirements are executed appropriately and program needs are met.
  • Attends conferences and meetings. Prepares supporting documentation for presentations and proposals. Prepares correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, information papers, and slide presentations for use by management officials.
  • Conducts presentations, and delivers education and training using a variety of techniques and methods on alcohol/substance abuse prevention to the military community to include Substance Abuse Control Officers. Mentors field trainers and Conducts Train-The-Trainer sessions for potential trainers on how to present effective illicit drug use and alcohol abuse prevention trainings.
  • Provides on-going technical assistance to field units, and others as required, to improve and sustain alcohol/substance abuse prevention capabilities to include assistance with case management system software and collection procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the Marine Corps Drug Testing Program (DTP), Alcohol and Drug Management Information Tracking System (ADMITS), Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Lab (FTDTL), and/or related drug testing programs and management information systems, office automation systems and processes, computer applications, principles, and techniques. Knowledge of computers to input and retrieve data, process documents through word processing, graphics and spreadsheets.
    Ability to plan and organize events and activities. Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to alcohol/substance abuse. Knowledge of operating procedures of substance abuse treatment, drug testing, prevention, and command inspection programs. Knowledge of the military structure and environment preferred.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of alcohol/substance abuse prevention, substance abuse treatment programs and its effects on people. Skill to: establish and maintain effective relationships with, and gain confidence and cooperation of supervisors and managers to accept proposals on complex issues; organize and communicate effectively orally and in writing at briefings and training sessions, with VIP’s, media representatives and in professional conferences and training workshops to encourage understanding and acceptance of programming.
  • Skill to review, modify, develop, and implement alcohol/substance abuse prevention and intervention educational training programs that are timely, relevant to military commanders’ needs, flexible and sustainable in execution. Skill to conduct presentations, and deliver education and training using a variety of techniques and methods on alcohol/substance abuse prevention. Skill to prepare and obtain training materials used in alcohol/substance abuse prevention programs to include: lesson plans, resource guides, films, and other sources of information.
  • Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health field is highly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral Health field appropriate to Substance Abuse Prevention is required AND three years of experience that demonstrates extensive knowledge of alcohol/substance abuse prevention. Ability to act as a responsible point of contact to ensure development of the alcohol/substance abuse prevention and intervention program to include research of operations; critical assessment and training evaluation processes and procedures, and development and conduct of training curricula that provides specific and measurable learning objectives.

Job Details:

Company: Marine Corps Community Services

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Paramedic

Job Location: Yuma, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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