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Rockingham /Harrisonburg ASAP

Date of revision:  11/3/11


Position:  Instructor




Position Description:  The ASAP instructor facilitates probationers’ involvement and participation in alcohol and/or drug education groups utilizing a didactic-group process modality and curricula approved by the Commission on VASAP.





  • Provides educational/group process services to persons classified and referred for services by the ASAP case manager.
  • Utilizes the appropriate COVASAP approved curriculum
  • Records and reports probationers’ attendance
  • Maintains the confidentiality of participants
  • Administers sobriety checks as needed
  • Provides mid-point and final reports on probationers
  • Reports to ASAP case manager probationer’s continued use of substances or need for additional intervention
  • Attends a minimum of 6 hours of continuing education  each year, including any COVASAP sponsored training made available

Minimum Qualifications:


B.S. in psychology, social work, or related field with a minimum of one year’s experience in teaching/group facilitation.  Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Some knowledge of the psychological and social factors contributing to substance abuse, and the knowledge of the various treatment and rehabilitative modalities available.