Prevention Consultant job Linn Missouri
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Prevention Consultant Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 13691130
Location: Linn, Missouri Date Posted: 3/5/2024
Wage: Up to $20.98 per hour Category: Healthcare
Job Code: 12413/20815

Job Description:

The Prevention Consultant is a position responsible for planning, developing, and implementing community-based substance abuse and other risky behavior prevention programming using the Strategic Prevention Department standards. Responsible for developing training plans for prevention and responsible for developing prevention department strategic plan that includes coalition development and tobacco merchant education plan to reduce and maintain underage substance use low in Missouri. In addition, Prevention Coordinator Lead will be responsible for assisting the Prevention Manager in development and production of prevention curriculum, as well as training Mental Health First Aid Coordinator members on materials. Other responsibilities include supervising Mental Health First Aid Coordinator in classroom presentations to elementary and/or middle school students and community members.

This is a full-time benefit eligible position, working Monday-Friday. This candidate will need to be located in Osage or Bates County.



  • Prepares reports for department, agency, coalition, and funders to report activities, funding opportunities.

  • Assists coalitions to pursue and apply for funding opportunities.

  • Conducts training and educational workshops to community groups on suicide safer communities, community issues, the Strategic Prevention Framework, and Risk and Protective Factors.

  • Works primarily in community to network and establish suicide prevention coalitions to address identified community issues; driving is an essential function of this position.

  • Assist daily operations of prevention department through continuity of work efforts, works as a team member in the department and agency, and promotes positive working relationships.

  • Assists agency to increase prevention department budget, staffing, and good standing in the community.

  • Assist coalitions to make changes to strategic plan and programs, services, and activities to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Assist organizations, agencies, community coalitions, and other groups to conduct, analyze, and identify the risk and protective factors for firearm misuse and other risky behaviors.

  • Regular attendance (except as excused)

  • Assist organizations, agencies, community coalitions and other groups to develop and implement effective infrastructure to support their mission and vision statements and work efforts.

  • Use the Strategic Prevention Framework (assessment, capacity building, planning, implementation, evaluation, cultural competency, and sustainability) to assist coalitions and communities in preventing suicide and other mental health challenges.

  • Partner with the Department of Veteran Affairs - with targeted outreach and engagement to occur at local community offices throughout the agency's five county service region. Additional outreach will occur with local VFW's and Vet Centers to strategize about appropriate ways to discuss mental illness and suicide by firearm, and to discuss options for assistance (clinic locations, crisis numbers, the local VA, etc).

  • Partner with school districts that agency is currently providing therapy services at as well as other school districts in more rural locations of the service region that might not currently have a relationship with Compass Health. Our agency will look to infuse curriculum coursework with information on mental health, including suicide prevention.

  • Provide suicide prevention education, training, and information to communities using Conversations for Suicide Safer Homes, Question Persuade Refer, safeTALK, ASIST, MHFA, YMHFA, AFSP Programs, and other programs to be determined.

  • Provide Have a Brave Conversation toolkits and information to firearm retailers.

  • Partner with the consultants hired by the foundation to help guide program development and the creation of communication that meets the needs of identified individuals while meeting the objectives of the initiative by reducing and eliminating firearm suicides.

  • Work directly with established partners in learning how to craft language, training, and programming to offer support to their constituents/customers while mitigating the risk of suicide and suicidal thought by early intervention techniques, trainings, and programs.

  • Work with the rest of the Compass Firearm Suicide Prevention Team to establish methods of evaluation.

  • Continuously evaluate using both process and outcome evaluation.

  • Communicate with Missouri Foundation for Health, Openfields, other organizations in the FSP Cohort.

  • Other duties as assigned.




Bachelor's degree in a mental health-related field as recognized by the US Department of Education required.

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS



  • Experience working with Mental Health First Aid facilitators preferred

  • Experience networking and communicating with school personnel and community members preferred

  • A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

    Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."

    Why join us?

    We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

    At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:



    • Competitive benefits

    • Advancement opportunities

    • Professional development

    • Licensure supervision

    • Mentor opportunities

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Scholarship program

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Headspace Access

    • Paid time off & Paid Holidays

    • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant


    We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

    Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.



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