Director of Prevention Education

The Family Place
September 6, 2019
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


The Family Place is seeking a Director of Prevention Education for our Be Project program.

This program reaches out to youth in area elementary, middle and high schools, and on college campuses teaching them about healthy relationships. The program is called the Be Project to encourage students to Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Courageous and Be More.

The curriculum, which includes a leadership development component, addresses topics including bullying, sexual assault, teen dating violence, gender stereotypes, sexual harassment, and healthy versus unhealthy relationships.

Position Summary: Responsible for the development, planning, and coordination of services of the Be Project including classroom education, leadership groups and therapeutic services in schools aimed at building healthy relationships and preventing family and sexual violence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Trains, supervises, and provides clinical guidance to program staff, volunteers, and interns; facilitates weekly staff meetings.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and ensures the effectiveness of the Be Project primary prevention and intervention services to children and youth.
  • Oversees curriculum implementation efforts, including updates/changes to current curricula and identifying new curricula as program services evolve.
  • Serves on appropriate community-based coalitions and committees, builds and manages relationships with community partners, including school administrators and counselors, community-based agencies, juvenile detention facilities and others, to ensure successful program delivery.
  • Participates in funding development and marketing of the Be Project, including grant-writing and reports to public and private funders.
  • Responsible for and management of program budget.
  • Prepares and submits program statistics, including program evaluation information, , in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports and develops agency wide prevention initiatives.
  • Attends and participates in required staff and management meetings, trainings, and supervisory sessions.
  • Provide external trainings and clinical consultation to community professionals.
  • Participates in agency program functions as requested.
  • Works as an effective member of a team with other Family Place staff and programs.
  • Maintains current license and professional knowledge of teen dating violence, sexual violence, youth development, primary prevention, etc.
  • Supervises field work of staff – visit schools and other locations to observe staff facilitating activities, provide coaching and guidance on effective facilitation, and meet with school staff to ensure we are meeting needs and expectations
  • Facilitates, Coordinates, and Delivers Community Presentations related to prevention, Teen Dating Violence, agency programs and services, and other related topics  
  • Requirements: Masters’ degree in social work, counseling, education, or related field required. Clinical licensure required (e.g. LPC, LCSW, etc.), with supervisory licensure preferred. Three years experience working with children/adolescents and/or family violence required and two years management or supervisory experience required. Strong leadership, presentation, verbal/written communication, and organizational skills required. Strong working knowledge of child development required.
  • Other Duties: Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Clinical licensure required (e.g. LPC, LCSW, etc.), with supervisory licensure preferred.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and clear driving record

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Full time benefits: health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, pet insurance, retirement plan.  Paid holidays and paid time off.  The Family Place participates in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

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