Prevention Educator

Position Summary

The Prevention Educator shall be assigned to work in a school district within Putnam County. The Educator is directly responsible for providing substance abuse prevention education in assigned classes and maintaining a positive relationship with school personnel.


  • Provides alcohol and drug education and prevention information to students, school personnel and parents;
  • Assures that all requisite documentation/charting is completed in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with appropriate regulation;
  • Consults with school staff with regards to substance abuse prevention issues;
  • Works with Camp Herrlich and Putnam County Youth Bureau during the month of July completing assigned duties as agreed upon by the Program Director or supervisor (time not spent in the school will be spent on agency related activities);
  • Participates and collaborates at Putnam Family and Community Services for staff meetings and supervision;
  • Attends staff development training seminars on current practices as directed by the Chief Executive Officer;
  • Undertakes related duties as assigned.

Administrative Relationships:

The Prevention Educator reports directly to the Program Director, Program Supervisor or designee and works collaboratively with other staff and the school administration.


Bachelor’s prepared Qualified Health Professional (QHP)* with two years’ related work experience. Must have basic computer literacy and excellent verbal and written skills.

*QHP includes Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Credentialed Problem Gambling Counselor, Certified Teacher, Certified Health Educator, Certified School Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Licensed master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed marriage and Family therapist, Registered Professional Nurse, Licensed Physician, Licensed creative Arts therapist and National Board Certified Counselor.