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ADAPEP Staff Competencies

In order to do the ADAPEP job, counselors need specialized skills and knowledge. The following is a list of competencies which all ADAPEP staff need to develop. New personnel may not have all of these competencies immediately, but over time they will be expected to develop them through staff development and training

 

Theory

  • Understand the Bio-Psycho-Social model which explains the reasons for and consequences of risky behavior, including the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
  • Understand the multi-faceted concept of "prevention" -- what works; what doesn't.
  • Be knowledgeable of the life skill areas which make up the basis of our classroom or group instruction: stress, communication, decision-making, age-appropriate information and self concept (character) development, media literacy, emotional literacy.
  • Be able to write an interactive lesson plan complete with objectives and with process experience built in (small group work, activities which engage students, etc.).
  • Be knowledgeable about best teaching practices.
  • Be a resource to staff re: information and agencies
 

Biological

  • Understand the genetic components to the disease of addiction.
  • Understand the issues related to being the child of an alcoholic or other substance abuser.
  • Know the basic classifications of drugs and some examples of each (hallucinogens, depressants, stimulants, inhalants, etc.).
  • Know the signs and symptoms of adolescent (pre-adolescent) use and abuse.
  • Understand the biological benefits of popular drugs
 

Psychological

  • Have an understanding of resiliency, protective factors, and how to increase them.
  • Understand the issues connected with being a child from a chaotic, alcoholic or substance-abusing family.
  • Understand the emotional needs of students and their effects on behavior and learning.
  • Understand the many factors which place kids at risk for using substances.
 

Social

  • Understand the effects of advertising on young people.
  • Understand the impact of poor social adjustment: bullying, inability to make friends, anger management, ADHD and anxiety.
  • Understand the concept of peer leadership and why it works.
  • Appreciate the many ways that peer leadership can be implemented.
  • Understand the concept of positive alternatives.
 

Counseling Tools

  • Be familiar with child abuse reporting procedures and understand the possible repercussions of making a report from the school, family, and child's perspective.
  • Be able to communicate with parents, staff, and administration regarding program issues.
  • Be able to communicate with parents on issues related to their children.
  • Have an understanding of group dynamics and be able to facilitate a small group discussion.
  • Be able to link people/schools to community resources.
  • Do crisis/pre-crisis interventions/referrals.
  • Know how to access information.
  • Understand the legal issues surrounding confidentiality.
  • Prepare and monitor service plans.

ADAPEP Staff Responsibilities

  1. Implementation of the district workplan and workplan review.
  2. Planning and implementation of primary prevention activities for students.
  3. Meeting with the building principal or his/her designee periodically to review your program and whether it meets his/her expectations.
  4. Interacting with school personnel, parents, pupils, and community groups to foster an understanding of the prevention of alcohol and other drug use.
  5. Providing resources for classroom teachers for substance abuse prevention.
  6. Individually counseling students in order to prevent alcohol/drug abuse or to intervene in drug/alcohol related problems.
  7. Communicating with community organizations and agencies for the purpose of program coordination and making referrals.
  8. Maintaining close communication with the ADAPEP program director and building administrator to enhance the proper functioning of the total program.
  9. Maintain records that are mandated by OASAS.
  10. Continually update program with newest information and methods in the field of alcohol and substance abuse.
  11. Other activities as approved by the Program Director and building administrator.

ADAPEP Staff Listing

Administrative

Location

Phone

Janna Keefe
Teacher Trainer
OCM BOCES Main Campus 433-2246
Kathy Miller
Consultant
OCM BOCES Main Campus 433-8559
Cathy Stone
Information Aide
OCM BOCES Main Campus 433-2609

District

Counselor

Phone

Chittenango Julie Baran
Bolivar Road Elementary

687-2880
  Colleen Davis
Bolivar Road Elementary

687-2880
  Lisa Murray
Chittenango High School

687-2911
ext. 6302
  Debra Peterson-Smith
Bridgeport Elementary

687-2280
ext. 4229
East Syracuse-Minoa Nancy Chapellier
Pine Grove Middle School

434-3052
  Janel Herrington
Fremont Elementary School

434-3480
Fabius-Pompey Daniel Piorkowski
Fabius-Pompey Middle/High School

683-5460
Jamesville-DeWitt Will Hartley
JD High School

445-5256
  Heather Meyer
JD Middle School

445-8267
Jordan-Elbridge Kerry Brogan
Jordan-Elbridge Middle School

689-8530
ext. 3012
LaFayette Kristeen Cool
LaFayette Junior/Senior High School

677-7849
William O'Leary
Grimshaw Elementary

677-3152
ext. 200
Liverpool Anna Cusimano
Morgan Road Elementary School

453-1268
ext. 3048
  Beth Serafin
Soule Road Middle School

453-1283
North Syracuse Elaine Ormsbee
Gillette Road Middle School

218-3026
  Lily Shaw
Cicero Elementary
Roxboro Elementary
Smith Road Elementary

218-2500
218-2700
218-2800
  Catherine Sullivan-White
Roxboro Road Middle School

218-3306
  MaryBeth Thome
Allen Road Elementary
Bear Road Elementary
Lakeshore Road Elementary

218-2300
218-2400
218-2600
OCM BOCES Kristin Brangman
Innovation Tech

453-4417
Onondaga Central Susan Orecki
Wheeler Elementary

Amy Stanton
Onondaga Junior/Senior High School
 

552-5050


552-5029
 
Skaneateles Marcy Weed
Skaneateles Waterman Primary School

291-2223
Solvay Karen Pickett
Solvay Elementary School

488-5422
Syracuse Diocese Janet Driscoll
Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral at Our Lady of Pompeii
St. Margaret's School

463-1261
422-8548
455-5791 
  Jackie Musto
Most Holy Rosary
St. Mary's Academy
St. Rose of Lima

476-6035
635-3977
458-6036
  Brenda Reichert
Immaculate Conception School

637-3961
  TBD
Bishop Ludden Jr/Sr HS

488-3237
ext. 4
Tully Jennifer Newton
Tully Junior-Senior High School

696-6240
West Genesee Susan Hayes-Penhollow
Stonehedge Elementary - Gold

487-4631
  Lisa Eipp
Split Rock Elementary

487-4656
  Barbara Randall
Onondaga Road Elementary

487-4653
  Gretchen Rose
East Hill Elementary

487-4648
  Susan Sheehan
Stonehedge Elementary - Blue

487-4633
Westhill Tammy Hollis-Breen
Cherry Road Elementary


Onondaga Hill MS

426-3300
ext. 3337

426-3400
ext. 3434


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