Position Overview: The Center for Personalized Prevention Research (CPPR), at the University of Minnesota, is seeking an interventionist for a substance use prevention project. The interventionist will deliver an evidence-based parenting program to families in a north suburban school district. This person will work directly with parent(s) of middle- and high-school students, with integration of youth involvement in some program sessions. This is a part-time position which requires flexible hours, including evenings. In addition to program facilitation, the interventionist will participate in consultation meetings (supervision), perform some administrative functions (complete reports after each participant session), and attend other trainings and/or meetings as needed.
CPPR has another interventionist position available facilitating a youth-focused intervention. Qualified, interested applicants are encouraged to apply to both positions.
Facilitate Evidence-Based Programs (60%)
Organize and plan for individual intervention sessions (reviewing and prepping materials, etc.).
Apply subject matter knowledge to lead individual sessions with parents utilizing a manualized curriculum.
Regularly travel to schools (and possibly other sites) to meet individually with parent(s) to deliver program.
Use counseling skills to teach parents positive behavior support, healthy limit setting, positive family interactions, communication, and problem solving.
Work with school staff to support family engagement in programs and other logistical needs such as identifying eligible families, space for facilitation, etc.
Schedule meetings individually with parents and provide appointment reminder calls as needed.
Track and report fidelity of implementation data (attendance, content delivery, engagement, etc.) to Project Manager via online reporting tool.
Attend regular meetings with Project Manager and school staff to monitor family enrollment and progress.
Training and Professional Development (15%)
Attend 10 hours of program specific curriculum training.
Meet for biweekly consultation with Project Manager for supervision regarding program implementation and case consultation.
Attend other training opportunities as available.
BA/BS in a related field or a combination of education and related work experience to equal four years
Ability to travel within the twin cities metro area
Degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field
Experience working with at-risk youth and families
Experience working with diverse populations
Experience delivering evidence-based programs and/or experience with parenting support
Internal Number: 332248
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