D&A Prevention Education Specialist

Creative Health Services, Inc - Spring City, PA4.4

Full-time | Part-time | ContractEstimated: $34,000 - $47,000 a year
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Who We Are: Creative Health Services is a place where people THRIVE with CONNECTION to services under one roof. We provide SUPPORT for individuals and families on their journey to WHOLENESS and RECOVERY, making us your destination of choice for behavioral healthcare in Montgomery County since 1957. We offer outstanding choices to individuals suffering with behavioral health difficulties who present in primary care (the majority of the population) as we enhance healthcare for those in treatment for mental health and/or drug and alcohol services. The co-location of primary care services along with behavioral health treatment offers significant advantages to the community. Creative Health Services is situated to develop strong collaborative partnerships and integrated care opportunities.

Job Summary: Creative Health Services is one of the largest Drug & Alcohol prevention providers in Montgomery County. Due to continued expansion we are seeking an individual that has the ability to teach in the Spring Ford, Perkiomen Valley, Potttsgrove, Pottstown, Pope John Paul 11 and Upper Periomen School Districts and the surrounding community. We are interested in individuals hat have either a background in teaching or a human service background.

We are looking for part-time and full-time staff to teach during the school year. All programs have been identified and fully supported by the individual school Districts. Positions include 8 days of training including SAP certification as well as regular supervision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching evidence based and educational programs in the classroom. Our programs teach children to identify and understand heir own and others' emotions, reduce impulsiveness and choose positive goals. Programs can include Second Step, Operation Prevention, Social media education, Too Good for Drugs, and True Stories.
  • Representing Creative Health at health fairs, back to school nights, and well known community events.
  • Possible participation in weekly school meetings that work to identify and assist students who are having a barrier(s) to the student's academic success.
  • The opportunity to facilitate psycho-educational groups which can be based on Mental Health and/or Drug & Alcohol topics. Topics can include Strengthen Families, Anxiety, Girls Circle, and Depression.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in the Social Science area and/or teaching experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules