PRN Prevention Specialist (Bachelor Level) - Children's Services: [Position # 975]

LOCAL OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT A HEALTHY FUTURE GENERATION!

Welcome to David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLCenters), where we restore and rebuild lives with the help of the industry's most skilled professionals.

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DLCenters is a respected leader in the behavioral health field, providing comprehensive and innovative mental health and substance use treatment services.

Celebrating over 50 years of service to the region, DLCenters is a not-for-profit organization, overseen by a volunteer board of community leaders.

Serving adults, children and families, as of this year, more than 290,000 prevention, intervention and treatment services have been provided.

PRN Prevention Specialist (Bachelor Level) - Children's Services: [Position # 975] 

DLCenters' Adult & Children's Services Programs are robust, forward-thinking and 100% dedicated to the past, present and future well-being of Collier County's population in need.

These programs focus on education, family-inclusion and working with local organizations to provide the most respectful and intensely effective care for children, adolescents and adults.

***This position requires a high-level of comfort and enthusiasm regarding public speaking to a variety of audiences***

POSITION DETAILS:

- Providing substance use disorder prevention services and activities to children, adolescents and adults.

- Public speaking in relation to education, current trends, up-to-date tools and available resources in regard to substance use disorder prevention.

- Participating in health fairs and community coalitions.

- Facilitating educational groups on a variety of relevant substance use disorder topics.

- Providing services not only in the office but in the community (Collier County) as well.

TO JOIN OUR ELITE PREVENTION TEAM:

- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in behavioral science or a related field = Required

- At least one year of experience working with children/adolescents in a behavioral healthcare setting = Required

- Valid, current and clean FL Driver's License for travel = Required

- Efficient, empathetic and evocative communication skills = Required

- Spanish Bilingual = Preferred

- Ability to work with a wide variety of age groups = Required

- Comfort with and compassion shown while relating to diverse backgrounds and cultures = Required

- Dual professional personalities in being able to both work as a team player AND be self-motivated = Required

- Ability to ensure that all activities are managed according to DLCenters' policies and procedures = Required

- Office 365/Teams = Strongly Preferred

- Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience = Preferred

LOGISTICS & COMPENSATION:

- Hourly/Non-Exempt Position
~ Part-Time/On-Call/As-Needed Schedule
~ Some flexibility needed for weekend/evening coverage for DLC events
~ County-based travel as well as some night and weekend responsibilities

~ Diverse discounts with local businesses

~ DLC-sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives

ADDITIONAL REWARDS:

DLCenters is a symbol of hope for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly residing in Southwest Florida who struggle with mental health and substance use challenges.

Through DLCenters' work, lives are saved, families are kept together, children succeed, homelessness is reduced, quality of life is returned, and dignity is restored to those in need.

Together we can inspire and create an environment that empowers people towards life-changing wellness to achieve what is possible!

If you are interested in making a commitment to providing exceptionally compassionate care and making a powerful difference in the lives of our clients and their families, you may contact Head Recruiter Beth Poulin directly via bethp@DLCenters.org or 239-354-1482.