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Addiction Jobs at the UW & Washington State

UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Continuing Education Specialist (80% FTE)
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is seeking a Continuing Education Specialist for the 5-year, SAMHSA-funded Pacific NW Addiction Technology Center (PNATTC), part of the National Addiction Technology Transfer Network. PNATTC will provide training and technical assistance, systems consultation, and information dissemination for the four state region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska, serving the behavioral and healthcare organizations and workforce. The goal of the PNATTC is to increase awareness and implementation of empirically supported addiction treatment and recovery practices in the region. The PNATTC will begin operations on October 1, 2017. 

The CE Specialist will represent the PNATTC at workgroups and consortia within Washington and Alaska and organize PNATTC events in these states. The CE Specialist will coordinate and provide both online and in-person training, technical assistance, and consultation about empirically-supported treatment and recovery practices. This position includes a variable schedule and travel within Washington state and the Pacific NW region, and occasionally to national meetings. Other responsibilities include:

    • Assist in the development of PNATTC sponsored training and technical assistance programs, and disseminate information about them to the regional workforce.
    • Work with contract trainers who provide training services for the PNATTC.
    • Help maintain an interstate, multi-disciplinary network of project collaborators, and establish relationships with other regional training and technical assistance efforts.
    • Maintain relationships and collaborate with Washington and Alaska Single State Authorities (SSAs) and other key stakeholders to develop state specific work plans.
    • Represent the PNATTC at local meetings and conferences (i.e., WA Co-Occurring Disorders & Treatment Conference, Alaska Annual School on Addictions).
    • Promote PNATTC events and services to community providers and to state and regional organizations.

Requirements: Master's degree in a health related field (i.e., education, medicine, nursing, psychology, public health, social work, other); 2-3 years’ experience in professional level work related to substance use treatment.  Experience should include project development and implementation, short- and long-term goals, program evaluation, and budget preparation.  The position requires familiarity with planning, coordinating and delivering educational training events. Experience as an educator, trainer and/or organizational consultant preferred, particularly in work related to the workforce that serves substance users.

Closes on 09/29/2017. For details and application, search for Req. 148662 at UW Hires.

Program Operations Specialist (100% FTE)
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is seeking a full-time Program Operations Specialist for the 5-year, SAMHSA-funded Pacific NW Addiction Technology Center (PNATTC), part of the National Addiction Technology Transfer Network. PNATTC will provide training and technical assistance, systems consultation, and information dissemination for the four state region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska, serving the behavioral and healthcare organizations and workforce. The goal of the PNATTC is to increase awareness and implementation of empirically supported addiction treatment and recovery practices in the region.

Under the leadership of the PNATTTC Project Director and Co-Director, the Program Ops Specialist will administer day-to-day operations of the PNATTC. This position will be the central hub and main contact for PNATTC operations, and the conduit to other PNATTC staff and community-based health education professionals who provide PNATTC services on a contract basis. The PNATTC will begin operations on October 1, 2017. 

Closes on 09/28/2017. For details and application, search for Req. 148520 at UW Hires.

Opportunities in other UW Departments

Center for the Study of Health Risk Behaviors

Psychology Training in Alcohol in Alcohol Research (PTAR) Fellowship
This is a two-year appointment, commencing no earlier than July 1st and no later than December 31st of each year, within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, and is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Principal Investigator, Mary Larimer). This fellowship will provide training for individuals who wish to pursue a career in alcohol research, with an emphasis on the etiology and prevention of problem drinking and alcohol dependence. As this topic will be approached from both psychosocial and bio-behavioral perspectives, individuals with background training in relevant areas of psychology (clinical, health psychology, behavioral neuroscience, social, developmental, cognitive, behavioral pharmacology, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Both human and animal research will be supported. For more information, see the CSHRB website: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/training/how-to-apply/

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation by January 11th. Please email AND mail materials to:
Trinh Vo, Postdoctoral Psychology Training in Alcohol Research Program, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300, Box 354944, Seattle, WA 98105.

harborview Medical center

Social Worker - Legal Advocate Victim Specialist (Seattle)
This is a part-time (60%) Social Worker to work with the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS).  The Social Worker is based at Harborview's HCSATS and the King County Prosecutor’s Office. The Social Worker collaborates with the King County MDT to provide coordinated care to victims and family members.  The legal advocate-victim specialist is available to provide support and consultation for MDT members as requested. Primary job responsibilities include providing telephone outreach and in-person outreach as appropriate to victims.  This includes providing engagement, crisis intervention, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, general advocacy, information, and referral/coordination of services to victims. Providing in-person services to sexual assault victims seen through the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  This includes brief psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, brief therapy, advocacy, information and referral. Works as a liaison between the victim and involved medical, legal and psychosocial systems to ensure victims are successfully connected to the appropriate resources and to ensure that victim interests and rights are represented.

For details and application, search for Req. 147495 at UW Hires.

Pyschiatry and Behavioral sciences

Research Study Coordinator I
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 1 to provide significant support and coordination for the School Mental Health Assessment, Research and Training (SMART) Center. The overarching mission of the SMART Center is to promote high-quality, culturally-responsive programs, practices, and policies to meet the full range of social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) needs of students in both general and special education contexts. The SMART Center aims to accomplish this mission by using innovative and practical research methods to:

  • Develop contextually-appropriate, low-burden programs that prevent or ameliorate SEB problems;
  • Develop strategies for communities, districts, and schools to increase the use of effective SEB programs, practices, and policies;
  • Support indigenous providers such as teachers and school-based mental health providers in their roles; and
  • Enhance the interconnections across school, home, and community contexts.

Under direction of the Project Director, this Research Study Coordinator 1 position will coordinate the data collection and study activities on three research studies.
For details and application, search for Req. 149028 at UW Hires.

school of Social work

Research Consultant (Seattle)
Partners for Our Children, has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Consultant to support research and evaluation projects developing and assessing interventions with vulnerable children and families and with the public child welfare workforce.  This position will involve collaboration, research design, data collection and analysis, and contributing to dissemination of research and will provide an opportunity to design and implement evaluation strategies in support of continuous quality improvement efforts.

This position will promote evidence informed child welfare policy and practice by reviewing research literature, coordinating evaluation projects, designing data collection tools, conducting data analysis, and sharing findings to inform program development. This position will require strong collaboration skills to address barriers to implementation, support the use of technology and the use of data to for continuous quality improvement.

For details and application, search for Req. 147874 at UW Hires.

Senior Statistician (Seattle)
This position is for a Senior Statistician who will use applied mathematics, numerical modeling, and statististical programming skills to contribute to the development of demographic, ecological, and system dynamic models of the social service system. This position will also use cutting-edge knowledge of tools and techniques in Data Science and Informatics to support the development of robust, replicable visualizations of these models as well as descriptive trends and patterns in social service system data.

This individual will lead the analysis of administrative data from various state and federal agencies and use his/her computing and programming skills to develop advanced statistical models for prediction and inference about various aspects of social service systems in the US and throughout the world. The individual will be expected to develop and test novel hypotheses about child welfare system dynamics, and to communicate and disseminate this research to the broader community.

For details and application, search for Req. 140790 at UW Hires.

UW Tacoma

Senior Program Manager (Tacoma)
The UWT Center for Strong Schools (CSS) has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Program Manager who will primarily manage two efforts related to the Whole Child Initiative. The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI) and Leschi Whole Child Initiative (LWCI) are two of several funded research efforts within the Center for Strong Schools. These two projects embody sustainable, urban-serving community based partnerships developed with Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) and Chief Leschi Schools (CLS).  UWT, CLS, and TPS have a shared desire to address the need to increase academic excellence, school safety, and social and emotional learning in Tacoma Public Schools and in Chief Leschi Schools. The parties believe that TWCI and LWCI offer a roadmap for transformation that leads to youth and community success.  This approach is theoretically grounded in best practices from education reform, turnaround schools, positive behavioral supports, social and emotional learning, implementation science, and from the organizational change literature.  The Senior Program Manager reports to the Dean of the School of Education and will play a critical role in ensuring that the program meets the two goals of academic excellence and safety.

For details and application, search for Req. 147309 at UW Hires.

Jobs in the Community - Seattle & Washington


American Behavioral Health Systems

NOTE: ABH is offering sign-on bonuses for these positions:

Chemical Dependency Professional (Chehalis)
American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) is looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to work in our residential facility located Chehalis, Washington. For more information and to apply for these positions: http://adai.uw.edu/jobs/ABH_CDP_Chehalis.pdf

Chemical Dependency Professional (Forks)
American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) is looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to work in our outpatient facility located at the Olympic Correctional Center in Forks, Washington. For more information and to apply for these positions: http://adai.uw.edu/jobs/ABH_CDP_Forks.pdf

Chemical Dependency Professional (Seattle-Everett)
American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) is looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to work in our outpatient facilities located at the Seattle Community Justice Center and Everett Community Justice Center. For more information and to apply for these positions: http://adai.uw.edu/jobs/ABH_CDP_Seattle-Everett.pdf

Chemical Dependency Professional (Walla Walla)
American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) is looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to work in our outpatient facility located at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington. For more information and to apply for these positions: http://adai.uw.edu/jobs/ABH_CDP_Walla Walla.pdf

Center for Human Services

Behavioral Health Therapist (Shoreline)
The therapist is responsible for providing behavioral health assessments and brief therapy to patients referred by specific health care providers. The position will be located at one or more primary care practice. The Behavioral Health therapist reports to the Behavioral Health Integration Director. This is an exempt position. Bi-Lingual/Bi-Cultural candidates are encouraged to apply.

Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/BH-Behavioral-Health-Therapist-2017-a-BH-03-1.pdf.

Mental Health Clinical Supervisor (Shoreline)
Support a dynamic team of therapists who provide quality mental health services in the clinics and at schools. Provides counseling and related services to children, youth, and families. Collaborate with mental health department to maintain a supportive and fun work environment.

Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/MH-Clinical-Supervisor-2017-a-MH-30-Updated.pdf.

Chemical Dependency Professional (Bothell)
The Chemical Dependency Professional is responsible for the delivery of individual counseling, group counseling and related services to adults with drug/alcohol problems. The Chemical Dependency Professional reports to the Snohomish County SUD Program Manager. This is an exempt position. Bi-Lingual/Bi-Cultural candidates are encouraged to apply.

Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/SA-CDP-Adult-2017-a-SA-91-Snohomish-County.pdf.

Community Youth Services

Residential Counselor (Tacoma)
Community Youth Services-Pierce County is recruiting for full-time and part-time Residential Counselors for its Crisis Residential Center (CRC) shelter in Tacoma. These positions provide a safe and nurturing milieu for youth ages 13 – 17, ensures basic living needs are met, provides guidance, counseling, and support to help program participants maintain appropriate and safe behavior, objectively documents behavioral observations, and works to aid in the avoidance of further out-of-home placement.

You can also view the full listing on their website along with application instructions: http://www.communityyouthservices.org/employment.shtml.

Compass Health

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Friday Harbor)
As part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team, the CD Counselor provides chemical dependency services to adults and youth and their families. They provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=compassh&jobId=172070&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Crisis Clinic

Crisis Services Clinician (Seattle)
The Crisis Services Clinician is a qualified Mental Health Professional who is crossed trained in three crisis services clinical functions: Crisis Supervisor, Hospital Authorizer, and Mental Health Triage Clinician. The Crisis Supervisor has the primary responsibility of overseeing all activities of the phone room while working as a team with other clinical staff and para-professionals on each shift in the phone room. The responsibilities of each clinical position are outlined below.

You can also view the full listing on their website along with application instructions: https://crisisclinic.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/.

Evergreen Recovery Centers

New Detox Unit – All Positions Available (Everett)
Immediately needed are the following;

  • RN's/LPN's - Full time/part time/on-call - All shifts (8hour days, eves and nights) Current active WA license required
  • Detox Unit Assistants - Full time/part time/on-call - 12 hour days/nights
  • Counselors- CDPT/CDP 
  • Cooks - Must make tasty meals and treats

Please visit our website at www.evergreenmanor.org for the complete job description for each available position and to download an employment application.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and job application to sjohnson@evergreenrc.org or dren@evergreenrc.org.

Evergreen Treatment Services

Click here to view all job openings at Evergreen Treatment Services.

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Seattle)
The counselor shall serve as the primary contact person with their assigned agency patients. It is through the counselor’s ongoing individual contracts with his/her patients that the major objectives of treatment are attained. S/He shall provide assigned patients with necessary program information and scheduling referrals to internal and external resources, individual counseling, and guidance in developing their treatment plans and goals. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Olympia)
The counselor shall serve as the primary contact person with their assigned agency patients. It is through the counselor’s ongoing individual contracts with his/her patients that the major objectives of treatment are attained. S/He shall provide assigned patients with necessary program information and scheduling referrals to internal and external resources, individual counseling, and guidance in developing their treatment plans and goals. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

To view the complete job descriptions click on job link on employment page. Please be sure to include a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in working at ETS.

Friends of Youth

School Based Prevention / Intervention Specialist (Issaquah)
Friends of Youth is seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional/Trainee to provide individual and group substance use disorder support services in a school-based setting. Please visit their website at www.friendsofyouth.org/employment.aspx for a complete job description. Resumes and cover letters should go to Jerry Blackburn at Jerry@friendsofyouth.org.

Holtermann & Associates

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Seattle)
Holtermann & Associates has been engaged by a large non-profit health system to assist in the search for a Chemical Dependency Counselor for their nationally recognized model for HIV care. This a newly created position.

The agencies services will include a 35-bed inpatient program that focuses primarily on individuals who are experiencing end of life due to HIV, ALS, Huntington’s Disease or cancer.  The outpatient program serves 360 individuals who have HIV/AIDS complicated by homelessness, mental illness, justice system involvement and/or chemical dependency. In August 2017 the organization will begin an Addiction Outreach Program.  This program, staffed by certified chemical dependency professionals, will use the harm reduction model to help HIV+ individuals with addition issues. 

  • Interventions include informal check-ins, escorting clients to AA/NA meetings, chemical dependency assessments and referral to inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.
  • The interventions will take place on site as well as in other locations where the client may be comfortable such as coffee houses, other social service agencies, medical appointments or on the street. 
  • It is expected that at least 50% of this position will be providing services outside of the office. 
  • In addition, the certified CDP will be a member of the Social Work team and trained to fill in in our Outpatient Program. 
  • Candidates should possess the willingness to work in a nontraditional position among patients in a milieu setting vs a job that is anchored at a desk. 
  • Days start at an 8am huddle, but every two weeks each team member is responsible for opening the outpatient program at 6:30am. 
  • Since we are a 7 day a week operation staff share weekend coverage that equates to about two months of weekends per year with corresponding weekdays off. 
  • Staff work together to produce a staffing schedule to meet the needs of the team.
  • 7:00am to 8:00pm/variable
If you are interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume with salary history: Pat Holtermann at 360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098 or Send resume to pat@hva-jobs.com. Visit their website www.hva-jobs.com to view additional career opportunities Holtermann & Associates, 1105 195th Street, Long Beach, WA 98631.

Kitsap Mental Health Services

Chemical Dependency Professional (Bremerton)
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  To provide integrated substance use disorder treatment for KMHS clients to include: assessment, collaborative treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy and perform all duties necessary to comply with relevant Treatment Contracts and all other regulatory agencies.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Kitsap Mental Health Employment page.

Lifeline connections

Chemical Dependency Professional
The SUDP(T) provides counseling and case management services for clients. The SUDP(T) supports daily management of treatment activities, in providing these services. Assesses the psychosocial functioning of assigned clients and develops individualized treatment plans; apprises team members of specific treatment plans and intervention strategies so that therapeutic consistency can be maintained; and leads treatment groups.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #17-016 and #17-038. To apply, please send resume to employment@lifelineconnections.org.

Youth Chemical Dependency Professional
The Youth CDP(T) provides identification, assessment, counseling and case management services for District Students in a school-based setting. The Youth CDP(T) supports daily management of treatment activities, in providing these services; the incumbent performs the following duties independently such as collaborates with the school staff and administration, as part of cohesive treatment team in an educational environment that motivates students and families to focus on problematic behaviors, and teaches clients more productive coping strategies; assesses the psychosocial functioning of identified students and develops individualized treatment plans; apprises team members of specific treatment plans and intervention strategies so that therapeutic consistency can be maintained; leads treatment groups according to agency treatment guidelines; and develops discharge/aftercare plans and makes appropriate referrals for follow-up care.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #17-045. To apply, please send resume to employment@lifelineconnections.org.

Multicare Health System

Mental Health Therapist – PACT (Puyallup, Full-time, day shift)
The Mental Health Therapist-PACT (Program for Assertive Community Treatment) is a clinical position responsible for the delivery of mental health and chemical dependency counseling and case management services to an identified client population. This position maintains a client caseload, following established treatment guidelines and agency policies and procedures. Provides therapeutic intervention in a variety of treatment modalities individually matched to the needs of each client. Provides referrals to other services and programs in the community, as needed. Actively advocates on behalf of the client. Incumbents may be required to participate in an on-call schedule and/or perform work outside of normal business hours.

Detailed job description: https://jobs.multicare.org/job/mental-health-therapist-pact-behavioral-health-50646/.

Multnomah County (Oregon) Health Department

Research Evaluation Analyst Senior (Multnomah County, Oregon)
The Multnomah County Health Department is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill a Research Evaluation Analyst Senior position within the STD|HIV|Hepatitis C and Adolescent Sexual Health Equity Program.   This program promotes sexual and reproductive health, reduces the transmission and impact of disease acquisition and drug-related harm, and supports an equitable system of care that empowers people and improves quality of life. Primary responsibilities include support of STD clinical services and harm reduction services including syringe exchange, overdose prevention activities, and the Harm Reduction Clinic.

View the full, official job announcement. All interested individuals can apply online at: http://www.multco.us/jobs or contact MCHD Recruiter Keri Caffreys directly at keri.caffreys@multco.us.

Navos Mental Health Solutions

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Burien)
This position is responsible for providing clinical assessments, intake, and treatment services, including group and individual counseling, to chemically dependent and mentally ill adults.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references for consideration. Navos will contact those most qualified for the position. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please send documents to jobs@navos.org.

Prevention/Intervention Specialist Adolescent (Burien)
Seeking a full-time Prevention/Intervention Specialist to work in an alternative school-based setting. The role of this position is to provide effective prevention and intervention strategies for high school-age youth and to increase youth access to chemical-dependency treatment. The staff member works in collaboration with school case managers for a team approach to identifying and addressing student needs. In addition, the candidate should be able to deliver public presentations in a group, individual, classroom or assembly settings.

Detailed job description: https://navos.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=28.

Olalla Recovery Centers

Support Coordinators (Olalla)
Seeking highly motivated, caring, compasionate individuals to work in our Support Services Department.  This is a perfect job for those interested in the human services field, college students, and for those who enjoy working with people.  Olalla Guest Lodge is open 7-days per week, 24-hours per day, thus this position does require working some evenings, weekends, and holidays.  Other team members have stated that being a Support Coordinator at Olalla Recovery Centers is very rewarding position, so we hope you will consider joining our team! 

To apply for employment with Olalla Recovery Centers, please come to Olalla Guest Lodge (12850 Lala Cove Lane SE, Olalla, WA 98359) with your cover letter & resume and complete their employment application. Detailed job description: http://www.olalla.org/about/employment.

Seattle Children's

Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient Chemical Dependency (Seattle)
Provides mental health services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral problems in a manner which results in improvements in the child and family’s functioning in multiple life domains. Provides substance abuse counseling and treatment services to patients and their families. 

Based at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle to develop and implement substance use prevention strategies and programs with students. Works with students individually and in groups around substance use prevention.  Teaches evidence-based models/curriculum to students to prevent substance use.

To apply for this position, please click Apply Now/Create Profile at: https://www3.apply2jobs.com/seattlechildrens/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=15611&CurrentPage=1

Sound Mental Health

Clinician – Adult Services (Auburn, Bellevue, Seattle and Tukwila)
Three positions, all full time with full benefits. The clinician is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendations for adult clients applying for outpatient SUD treatment and for court referrals; will carry a caseload of SUD treatment clients as assigned; will conduct group therapy sessions as assigned.  The SUD Clinician is required to work with other departments and staff within SMH, as well as with outside agencies. The SUD Clinician receives supervision from the program manager. They will provide intake evaluations per ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine); individual and group therapy to adults, and families. Provide direct supervision of trainees, students, and volunteers as per assigned. Assist with updating the clinical manual.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Alexis Owens, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to AlexisO@smh.org.

Washington State Department of Health

Tobacco Cessation Consultant (Tumwater, Thurson County)
The Washington State Department of  Health, Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program is seeking to fill a full-time, permanent Tobacco Cessation Consultant position. This position serves as the Cessation Consultant for the State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program (TVPPCP) within the Community Based Prevention Section (CBP). The Cessation Consultant position oversees and coordinates all cessation strategies, tactics, and activities for the TVPPCP. This position supports the Department of Health's mission by collaborating with our partners and stakeholders to enhance the health of individuals, families, and communities through the planning, implementation and evaluation of cessation interventions to address tobacco use, the leading cause of preventable death in Washington State.

View full description and apply

Washington state DSHS Behavioral Health & Recovery Administration

Prevention Systems Development Manager (Seattle)
The DSHS Behavioral Health and Recovery Administration is seeking a Prevention Systems Development Manager who's responsible for the implementation of a 5-year Prevention Plan, and the development and execution of the statewide prevention training plan. This position will be responsible for collaborating with multiple state agencies and organizations to ensure action plans are implemented from the multi-agency strategic plan. Other responsibilities include:

  • manage a federal grant with 40 sub-recipients and oversee funding, budget, and expenditures
  • manage state level service data and local data reported to federal systems
  • research and seek new grant opportunities
  • develop and execute a statewide substance abuse prevention training plan which includes addressing professional cultural competency and strategies for health equity
  • manage projects and contracts, including negotiating performance-based contract deliverables
  • participate in and provide guidance on major prevention initiatives and programs including Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative, and substance use disorder prevention

Requirements: A professional with current certification as a Certified Prevention Professional in Washington State or equivalent standing as recognized by a national accreditation body. Master's degree in Public Health or Community Health Education, Social Sciences  and a minimum of three years of professional experience in the substance abuse prevention field or a Bachelor's degree in the same fields and 5 years of professional experience in the substance abuse prevention field.

View full description and apply.

Washington state DSHS Office of superintendent of public instruction

Program Specialist 3: LifeSkills and Healthy Youth Survey Programs (Olympia)
The LifeSkills Training is an evidence-based prevention curriculum that builds refusal and coping skills in students to help them avoid drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. OSPI provides grants to districts and youth serving community organizations.  The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) is a statewide, collaborative effort of Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI, the Department of Health, the Department of Social and Health Service's Division of Behavioral and Health and Recovery, and the Liquor and Cannabis Board. The survey is conducted every two years. In the fall of 2016, over 230,000 students in over 1,000 schools from 236 school districts in all 39 counties took part. Results are located on the Healthy Youth Survey website. The position reports to the Student Assistance Program Supervisor.

View full description and apply.

Western Psychological & Counseling Services

Adult Intensive Outpatient Counselor (Vancouver, WA)
Western Psychological and Counseling Services is seeking an Adult Intensive Outpatient counselor for the Vancouver, WA location. Requirements include: CDP in the State of Washington; BA or BS in related field; 2 years experience providing group facilitation, assessments structured by DSM-V and ASAMppc3r, caseload management, and discharge planning. Additional consideration for: MA, MS, or MSW in related field; Bi-lingual/Bi-cultural. This position offers a $2500.00 sign on bonus for qualified individuals

To apply: send resume and cover letter to Roberta Morgan LPC, CADC III, CDP (Substance Use Disorder Program Director), robertam@westernpsychservices.com

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