Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor


: $40,600.00 - $63,670.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Social Services/Counseling

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Job Description

The Town of Brookline is accepting applications for a Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor to address teen and adult substance abuse and associated health risk behaviors. Under the direction of the Director for Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention, this position will provide parent group workshops, peer leadership programs; community education; clinical intervention; treatment referrals; student assessments; and consultation and support to the Brookline High School staff. A master's degree in social work, counseling psychology, public health or related field. Certifications or licensure is a plus. Experience in teen/adults substance abuse prevention and intervention in school or community settings; individual, group and family adolescent substance abuse prevention treatment with a diverse multicultural youth population; and experience in a school based setting. Strong group work, public speaking and community presentation skills and the ability to mobilize a diverse cross section of teens and community members in substance abuse prevention required. Proficient in Google, Powerpoint, Prezi, and video production. Ability to travel to schools in Brookline and to area workshops. Some evening hours also required. Starting annualized salary $59K plus generous benefits. Resume and cover letter byOctober 31, 2019.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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