Recruitment #23-118-4103


Loudoun County's Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Developmental Services (MHSADS) department is a collaborative team of skilled professionals dedicated to supporting and connecting individuals and their families with person-centered and evidence-based services. Our diverse skills and expertise, whether those include Clinical, Behavioral Health, Residential Support, IT, HR, Finance, Compliance, or Operations each contributes to the wellbeing of our Loudoun County residents and community.

We welcome new teammates who approach their professional careers with enthusiasm and dedication to empowering change, growth, and development.

Job Description

As a Prevention Intervention Specialist, you are integrated into the Loudoun County community facilitating training programs and a community coalition that promotes overall mental health wellness to the community and providing direct prevention and intervention services to high-risk populations.

providing a continuum of direct prevention and intervention services to our high-risk populations.

In this role, you will:

  • Coordination of a community coalition; independently facilitate REVIVE (Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Program), MHFA (Mental Health First Aid), and other trainings within the community
  • Perform universal interventions promoting overall health, wellness, and resilience for the County community
  • Assist with interventions in after school and summer prevention programs that focus on youth who are identified as high-risk for adverse childhood experiences
  • Provide evidence-based prevention strategies to promote pro-social engagement and decrease risk factors for substance misuse and other negative social determents of health
  • Collaborate with other programs, agencies and/or community stakeholders to provide appropriate behavioral health prevention and intervention strategies
  • Complete and maintain of all clinical records and documentation according to federal, state, and agency policies and procedures to assure compliance  


The full compensation range for this position is provided. Hiring salary will be commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • 1-year of experience working with high-risk youth, mental health, substance use disorder, and/or prevention services
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Valued Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree in related field
  • CPR/First Aid, HIPPA, Therapeutic Options (TO), OSHA, and Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) Certifications 
  • Prior experience coordinating coalitions and facilitating intervention trainings in a community setting
  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) and multilingual applicants are encouraged to apply

Special Requirements

  • Work schedule is 37.5 hours per week
  • Must be fitted for N-95 (or similar) mask to safely provide on-site services as needed

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies Employment is contingent upon successfully passing pre-employment background check to include fingerprinting, credit, NCIC, DMV and TB test. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.


Loudoun County Regular Full-Time Employees are eligible for comprehensive benefit offerings centered on Physical & Mental Health, Work/Life Balance, Professional Development, and Financial Wellness, including but not limited to:

  • Competitive Compensation with Full Pay Transparency
  • Retirement Benefits from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) 
  • Generous Paid Holidays along with Annual, Family, Sick, Civic, and Volunteer Leave Programs
  • Group Health Plan Options
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition Programs
  • 37.5 Hour/Week Work Schedule
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development Opportunities


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