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 the evidence-based Teen Intervene program to youth in a north suburban school district. This person will work directly with middle- and high-school students, facilitating parental support through various programmatic activities. 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 a second interventionist position available facilitating a parent-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 youth utilizing a manualized curriculum.
Regularly travel to schools to meet individually with youth to deliver program.
Use counseling skills to coach youth in setting attainable goals, assessing self-image and peer pressure, and to teach emotion regulation and problem solving skills.
Work with school staff to support family engagement in programs and other logistical needs such as identifying eligible students, space for facilitation, etc.
Schedule meetings individually with youth and provide appointment reminders 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 student 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
Internal Number: 332249
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