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SAP Liaison I - Propel

  • Job ID: 550984686
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F | 7:30a-3:30p | Some evening events
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: Propel Schools
  • Location: 500 Walnut Street, Mckeesport PA 15132
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.41 to $27.84 / hour


We have a partnership with a school system in which we are very much interjected into. We pride ourselves on the partnership we have built and look forward to what the future will hold. 
The SAP Liason I will provide education and consultation services to schools through the Student Assistance Program. They will serve as a specialist consultant to core teams while participating in community prevention activities. Will perform work duties at off site locations such as schools, community centers and community events.
This position will require someone who has a desire to work with children and adolescents and can communicate on different levels depending on the situation/circumstance at hand.  
The dress code is Business casual and parking at the school(s) is free.  

  • Provide consultation services to school personnel regarding SAP, normal and abnormal child development, identification of students at-risk and modes of intervention.
  • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate educational and support groups covering topics identified by schools.
  • Attend trainings in accordance with BDAP regulations while pursuing certification from the PA Chemical Abuse Certification Board.
  • Maintain positive communication with school personnel and parents regarding student's progress in program (within the parameters of confidentiality)
  • Perform individual assessments on students referred by teachers and parents through the Core Team.
  • Establish/maintain effective working relationships with students/school personnel/community agencies as well as co-workers.
  • Provide classroom prevention/education sessions to enhance ATOD/MH curriculum upon request.
  • Attend all Instructional Support and Core Team meetings on a regular basis for all school services.
  • Provide information and intervention referral sources to appropriate services (outpatient, inpatient, etc.)
  • Conduct individual sessions with referred students.
  • Provide ATOD/MH prevention and education presentations in the community as requested.



  • BA/BS in social services/human services WITH 3 years in child serving system/SAP-Prevention field.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CANS Certification and SAP Certification ?(acquired after completion of trainings and a 6-month homework window)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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