Working Toward Drug Free Communities One Family at a Time

Locations:

Stephenville, Texas

3080 W. Washington, Ste. B
P.O. Box 976 
Stephenville, TX 76401 
254-965-5515 
Fax: 254-965-7416

 

Hours:

M-F 8am-5pm

Granbury, Texas

403 Temple Hall Hwy, Ste. 6
Granbury, TX 76049
817-573-6002 
Fax: 817-573-6009

 

 

Hours:

M-Thurs 9am-8pm

Cleburne, Texas

118 W Heard St. 
Cleburne, TX 76033 
817-645-5517 
Fax: 817-645-5715

 

 

Hours:

M-Thurs 9am-8pm

Decatur, Texas

1106 E Business 380 
Decatur, TX 76234 
940-626-2099 
Fax: 940-626-2199

 

 

Hours:

M-Thurs 9am-8pm

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Mineral Wells, Texas

4113 A Hwy 180 East, Suite C 
Mineral Wells, TX 76067 
940-325-3402

Fax: 940-325-3408

 

 

Hours:

M-Thurs 9am-8pm

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Director of Prevention Services

Purpose and summary of the position:

Supervises and directs activities of the prevention programs in all prevention service locations in coordination with the entire organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Review and monitor regularly the program curriculum to evaluate effectiveness and relevancy to current trends and disciplines.

  • Interpret and administer prevention program policies and develop and facilitate training for program personnel.

  • Participate in the selection, training and evaluation of program employees.

  • Facilitate and provide services to participants and groups on an as needed basis. 

  • Network and provide program overview with school personnel and other agency personnel. 

  • Coordinate implementation of funded prevention programs.

  • Ensure that program documentation is maintained according to Federal, State of Texas, Texas Department of State Health Services, and STAR Council guidelines.

  • Review program activities and recommend changes in, or better utilization of, facilities, services, and staff.

  • Establish and maintain work schedules and work assignments of prevention staff.

  • Authorize purchase of supplies and equipment that is program-related.

  • Prepare and submit Prevention Program budgets, records, reports, and statistical data to Executive Director.

  • Travel will be required to fulfill any and all assigned responsibilities, to maintain required competencies of the position,  facilitation of the prevention program and/or as directed by the Executive Director.

  • Represent STAR Council and programs within the service area

  • Other duties may be assigned as required or necessary for organizational effectiveness.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manage as many employees in the Prevention Programs as might be required to meet DSHS contract requirements.

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and performance evaluation of subordinate personnel in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures and applicable laws.

  • Supervisory responsibilities include, at a minimum, interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, Education or other related field and at least two years of experience in substance abuse prevention.  At least one year of experience must be specific to the program’s target population.  Must have a minimum of 2 years supervisory/administrative experience. Classroom experience required. 

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must be designated, at a minimum, as an Associate Prevention Specialist (APS) and complete Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) within 12 months of employment. 

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Boards of Directors.

  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contract Management Clinical Data System (CMBHS or equivalent); Email/Web Internet software; Excel Spreadsheets and Microsoft Word Processing software. 

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

 

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Home Office – Stephenville, Travel required.

 

Background Check and Drug Screen Required.

Full-Time Benefits - Health Insurance, 401k, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, company paid life insurance.

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