The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Teen Link Seeking Substance Use Prevention Clinician

The Teen Link phone line serves all of Washington state, and in November, opened an additional teen substance use support line for teens, their parents, and community members to call and get support.

They are working with the Washington Recovery Helpline to provide comprehensive support and are hiring for a full time SUDP or SUDPT to answer phone calls and provide support as well as conduct outreach in the community. 

The Substance Use Prevention Clinician is a qualified Substance Use Disorder Professional/Trainee, who provides referrals to substance use treatment providers, utilizes evidence based public health approaches to minimize harms associated with substance use.

This position will assist Teen Link in responding to an expanded number of substance use related calls, provide substance use related callers with referrals to prevention, intervention and treatment resources.

Qualifications:

  • Substance Use Disorder Professional or Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee status per W.A.C. 246-811-010 and RCW 18.205.020
  • Experience in substance use prevention services.
  • Experience working with youth in school or community settings.
  • Evidence of ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively in a stressful environment.
  • Experience working with a cross-section of the work environment including: Management, Staff, Youth volunteers, Adult volunteers, and Professional contacts
  • Evidence of ability to work independently.

Salary: $22.00 per hour

Status: Full time/37.5 hours per week/non-exempt. Schedule may
include 4 10-hour shifts from 12pm to 10pm, including some weekends.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to rsmith@crisisconnections.org.