Washington State has been chosen by the federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention to receive a two year Prevention Fellow for 2011-13. Specific recruitment information is availble online. Applications must be in by August 31, 2011, with a start date of September 26, 2011.
The Fellow will be stationed in Olympia and work with the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery's Prevention Services Team.
The goal of the Prevention Fellowship Program is to build a workforce of substance abuse professionals. During the 2‐year fellowship program, which combines Web‐based and in-person trainings, fellows improve their skills and their knowledge of prevention practices.