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Job Duties Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Director of the DMH-UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership, the Lead Implementation Specialist will develop, conduct, and assist in the evaluation of trainings for Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health mental health professionals on evidence-based treatment approaches for providing Full Service Partnership services to adults with severe mental illness in Los Angeles County. The incumbent will utilize their mastery and thorough knowledge of Housing First, Full Service Partnership, and/or Assertive Community Treatment to create a suite of services, clinical skills, coaching and mentoring, as well as adult learning theory and practice to optimize the experience and knowledge acquired by trainees.
The Lead Implementation Specialist will supervise a team of eight Trainers who will have direct training responsibilities within each of the eight Service Areas in Los Angeles County. S/he will be responsible for providing technical assistance and model (clinical) supervision in person and via telephone or teleconference to community providers working within Full Service Partnerships. S/he will supervise the scheduling and quality improvement of all training provided by FSP providers, and will assist in the development of a variety of training materials.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Job Qualifications Qualifications
- Advanced degree in a mental health related field (MSW, Ph.D., MA, Psy.D, Ph.D. or Ed.D.)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated through knowledge of the Full Service Partnership program or similar programs (e.g., Assertive Community Treatment, Housing First)
- Ability to communicate complex information to people with varying levels of education and training and different learning styles
- Experience leading trainings for clinical staff and administrative staff
- Ability to provide clinical support for staff at remote sites who are dealing with challenging cases and caseloads
- Demonstrated excellence in training curriculum development
- Experience in developing educational materials for dissemination through an Internet-based platform
- Skill in keeping accurate records, demonstrated attention to detail
- Skill in developing rapport with individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
- Demonstrated ability to learn and follow study protocols
- Knowledge of the mental health issues impacting families of those with severe mental illness
- A track record of ethical and professional behavior
- Ability to work effectively and closely with other members of the project team
- Demonstrated ability to conduct resourceful problem solving
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance, and access to an automobile
- Willingness to travel to service delivery sites to deliver training
- Familiarity with collaborative workgroup and reporting tools, including SalesForce, Access, and SharePoint
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Ability to operate personal computers
Posting ID: 555356122Posted: 2020-05-21