To provide intervention services to parents with risk factors for substance use disorders.
Responsible for outreach to new clients. Meets with clients and families in Center, community or home setting to complete intake process which includes screenings and assessments. Develops Service Plan for case management service implementations. Facilitates evidenced-based prevention, intervention and recovery support services to clients, individually and in groups. Develops and delivers presentations to youth and adults on harmful effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Implements all duties with fidelity and ensures compliance with program and grant requirements. Assists with research and data collection as requested. Supervises interns assigned, ensuring interns are provided with a valuable learning opportunity. Completes reports in a timely manner for approval of supervisor. Documents services in accordance with Center procedures. Complies with NASW Code of Ethics. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in social work or related field. One Thousand (1,000) hours of experience in mental health or substance abuse intervention or the equivalent experience. Licensure in LMSW or MSW with LCDC.
Licensure in LCSW. Bilingual (Spanish I English); Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or Advanced Prevention Specialist (APS) or be certified within 18 months of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication and presentation skills. Competent computer skills. Ability to work with at-risk youth in small groups.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12945
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.