School Prevention Coordinator-Bonus Paid!

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This position offers a sign-on bonus of $1,500, to be paid after 3 months of employment.

Position Summary:  The School Prevention Coordinator is responsible for planning, program development, supervision, administration and evaluation of the school-based program for their respective district(s).  The School Prevention Coordinator stays abreast of the latest research in the field and ensures the agency’s programs reflect current prevention and treatment recommendations.  The School Prevention Coordinator monitors applicable regulatory standards and ensures the agency’s prevention services maintain compliance with all regulations and standards of accrediting and funding sources.


Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree in the behavioral health care profession and licensed and credentialed in the field.

License: LISW, LPCC, IMFT with supervision designation, strongly preferred

Experience: At least five years post-masters including direct clinical practice with children, adolescents and families and experience with providing supervision.

Skills: Ability to provide and develop child and family prevention and clinical services, ability to communicate articulately and effectively, and strong commitment to the coordination of services and working in a team environment.

Performance Requirements:

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the daily operations of the school based program at all sites
  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of prevention services provided in partnership with area schools.
  • Coordinate the development of new programming and partnerships that lead to enhanced service delivery models of care.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other agencies serving the Child and Family population in order to foster a referral network representing all levels of care.
  • Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in regard to the treatment, services, and programming options provided to clients
  • Assist in managing the agency’s clinical and prevention resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Work with other management staff to ensure that the school based prevention program is compliant with all regulations, standards, and policies of funding and accrediting bodies including ensuring that the prevention programs are operating in accordance with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services prevention certification standards.
  • Represent agency at designated community, partner agency and systems meetings.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and monitoring the agency’s school based services policies, procedures, annual goals and objectives.
  • Assist in facilitating school based staff meetings.
  • Respond to crisis and problem calls and manage the adverse incident and Major Unusual Incident reporting processes for the school based program.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Assist in recruiting, training, supervising and retaining qualified professional staff.
  • Supervise and evaluate school prevention staff’s clinical work, level of productivity and quality of documentation.
  • Evaluate training and development needs of school prevention staff and ensure needs are addressed through supervision, consultation and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide direct service therapeutic interventions at the productivity level designated by the Director of Youth and Prevention Programs.
  • Provide direct service prevention interventions at the productivity level designated by the Director of Youth and Prevention Programs.
  • Maintain documentation of services provided in a manner consistent with all regulations and standards of funding and accrediting bodies.

Other Duties:   Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Syntero provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


Hours Required:   Minimum of 40 hours/week

Location: School-based

Supervised by:   Director of Youth and Prevention Programs

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