Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator

Job Description
Prevention Coordinator (PC); The contractor shall
Establish an ongoing working relationship with the Alcohol and Drug Control Officer (ADCO), health promotion activity EAPC, Training Officers, law enforcement, substance abuse agencies, and chaplains/ministers, state and regional prevention centers.
Conduct universal, targeted, indicated prevention education and training as required by AR 600-85 (4 hours/AGR Soldier, 2 hours/ TPU Soldier, and 2 hours/ DA Civilian). Serve as a subject matter expert on pre and post deployment(s) (deployment(s) is/are unit dependent; the ACOR will provide a 60 day notice to the contractor prior to an announced deployment).
Administer ongoing target group-oriented alcohol and other drug prevention education and training programs in coordination with local prevention professionals.
Oversee the Unit Prevention Leader (UPL) training program. Conduct approved Army Center for Substance Abuse Program UPL 40 hour Course and an 8-12 hour recertification course that includes hands-on training.
Provide UPLs with education and training materials. Address Military community risk levels and work toward reducing the risk factors.
Maintain class rosters for all training annotated and track all substance abuse training and input into Drug and Alcohol Management Information System (DAMIS).
Conduct pre- and post-deployment substance abuse training.
On a monthly basis, instruct the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training (ADAPT) course in accordance with TRADOC Reg 350?70. The ACOR will provide the contractor with Program of Instruction (POI).
Bachelor's degree in behavioral or social science (e.g., sociology, psychology, counseling, social work), OR must have certified Prevention Professional status through the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs (ACSAP) and/or the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) or demonstrating progress toward completion of the certification within 12 months of employment. If the employee has the requisite certification, that individual is responsible to apply for and maintain all professional development, continuing education and training requirements.
Additional qualifications are:
Expert knowledge of substance abuse effects and symptoms and their impact on the lives of substance abusers and their families.
Knowledge about the Army Reserve Substance Abuse Program and the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs (ACSAP).
Comprehensive knowledge of effective substance abuse prevention methodologies, training program design, and instructional skills ? that is, to be able to design, develop, and administer targeted group-oriented AOD prevention education and training programs
Knowledge of military command structure, missions, programs and organizational relationships, ideally that of the Army Reserve.
Knowledge about local, state and national, community-based resources and agencies, specifically schools serving military family members, civic organizations, and military organizations.
Knowledge of the Unit Prevention Leader (UPL) certification training program.
Knowledge of Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) Administration.
Knowledge of Prevention Education and Coordination.
Expert skill in oral and written interpersonal communication.
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