The Prevention Educator works with the Prevention Education Coordinator, Community Relations Supervisor and management team to prepare and present prevention education information. The Educator works in a variety of environments including, but not limited to, schools, housing developments, and community agencies.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- Prepares, teaches, and evaluates prevention curriculum to adolescents who are referred for the Alcohol and Drug Education Classes by the Anne Arundel County Department of Juvenile Justice or other agencies.
- Compiles data, issues reports, and assures compliance with Prevention Education requirements, public regulations, the Joint Commission and other regulatory standards.
- Maintains a working knowledge of federal and state regulatory laws, including HIPAA and 42 CFR.
- Presents on a variety of behavioral health topics by demonstrating assertiveness while maintaining good will in meetings with other professionals and local officials. Communicates clearly and comfortably in front of large and small groups, and communicate ideas and concepts clearly.
- Assists Prevention Education Coordinator with other presentations as assigned. Other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Two years' experience with related work in health or prevention education.
- Ability to travel to different sites as required.
- State Teaching Certification preferred.
- Must have a valid Maryland driver's license with a driving record with no more than 2 points.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands -
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.