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Position Title
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Specialist

University
Barry University

Department
Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Position Description
The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD)Specialist will provide direction and leadership for alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention, intervention and education services and will promote healthy lifestyle choices for the campus community. In addition, he/she will coordinate AOD services offered through Counseling and Psychological Services with other campus offices and community agencies. Finally, he/she will provide direct clinical intervention services.

Responsibilities:
• Serves as the primary campus resource for substance abuse related issues.
• Utilizes assessment and best practices to develop and implement an exemplary substance abuse and intervention program for students.
• Provides substance abuse prevention and intervention training and consultation to staff, faculty and students.
• Manages and administers the psycho-educational components of the mandated Alcohol Sanctions course.
• Prioritizes and applies resources to substance abuse related programs.
• Develops a comprehensive network of referral sources for students who require or prefer off-campus substance abuse treatment.
• Provides consultation service to administrators, faculty and students on substance abuse related issues.

Provides individual counseling in areas of:
• Personal, educational, interpersonal relationships, family, social problems, and substance issues.
• Provides on-call services after hours (on a rotation) for crisis/and or emergency situations
• Keeps accurate and timely chart notes on individual sessions (AOD and clinical) in the Titanium Schedule program

Minimum Qualifications
Qualifications:
1. A Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Health Education, or Social Work is required.
2. CAP (Certified Addictions Professional) certificate is required.
3. 1-3 years of experience as a treatment specialist is required.
4. Intermediate computer skills and experience using the Titanium Scheduling program is a requirement
5. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Must have the ability to develop AOD prevention programs and conduct workshops and seminars.

The employment process will consist of the completion of an application, background and reference checks, and interviews.

Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter and resume to hrES01@mail.barry.edu .

Please include: SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT SPECIALIST in the email subject line.


Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barry University does not discriminate applicants or employees for terms of employment on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability status, veteran status or any other terms prohibited under county ordinance, state or federal law.


Desired Qualifications

University Description
Barry University is a private Catholic institution with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition. In 2010, Barry University was named one of the “Top 50 non-profits to work for.” With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral programs, populated by people of all ages, cultures, faiths, and perspectives, Barry University provides a nurturing environment built on strong values and mutual respect.

Region Description
It’s Miami!

Required Application Materials
The employment process will consist of the completion of an application, background and reference checks, and interviews. Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter and resume to hrES01@mail.barry.edu . Please include: SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT SPECIALIST in the email subject line.

Application Deadline
open until filled

Starting Date
mid-August 2013

Send Applications To:

Mailing Address

Miami Shores, FL 33161

Phone Number
305-899-3950

Email Address
hrES01@mail.barry.edu

Web Address
http://barry.edu

This listing expires on:
9/4/2013


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