Prevention Specialist, Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Posted by Jewish Family & Children's Service on July 14, 2014

As part of our Education & Outreach Services, the Prevention Specialist utilizes research and evidence-based prevention curricula to facilitate groups with children, adolescents, school personnel, parents and other professionals in school and community settings.


  • Fulfill required number of monthly direct service hours per Education and Outreach Servcies policies
  • Provide up to 5 groups daily in assigned elementary, middle, and/or high school settings
  • Provide program orientation to students, school staff and parents
  • Prepare lessons utilizing EOS approved research and evidence-based curriculum
  • Be available during report card conference days and back to school events to provide programmatic information and resources to families
  • Provide ongoing consultation for school personnel regarding the progress of services provided
  • Consult with individual students to assess need for further intervention
  • Complete and submit student referral form to school counselor or other appropriate school personnel as warranted
  • Display sound professional judgment in relationships with students, school personnel, parents, EOS staff and other professionals
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of special projects
  • May be required to facilitate workshops with school personnel, parents and other professionals
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings and supervisory sessions
  • Enter data and submit all required paperwork within the time frame specified in EOS policies and procedures
  • Display initiative in program development and motivation for advancing skills through participation in training workshops
  • Maintain daily communication by checking e-mail and phone messages at least once per day
  • Adhere to EOS procedure for recording daily attendance
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of the EOS strategic plan
  • Maintain awareness of JFCS vision, mission and program components
  • Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as requested
  • Adhere to OAS training requirements

Posted on: July 2, 2014

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