Lead Behavioral Health Training Coordinator

Lead Behavioral Health Training Coordinator

• Job No:
• Classification:Training & Development 4
• Grade:Grade 79
• Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
• School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
• Location:Anchorage
• Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:
The Center for Human Development at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking applications for a Training Coordinator. In this role you will provide and/or facilitate multi-disciplinary training workshops and statewide conferences for paraprofessionals, professionals and stakeholders providing family services across Alaska.

10Design and conduct evaluation activities to measure effectiveness and drive the continuous improvement of programs and trainings; prepare project reports for funding agencies.Essential 10Develop materials for distance and asynchronous training formats. This position will be responsible to develop a variety of curriculum materials, such recorded and web-based curriculum.Essential 10Identify, recruit, and enlist content experts including development and management of personal services contracts.Essential 35Plan and administer training program activities specific to the Family Services Training Center with strong emphasis on evidenced based practices and foundational family services interventions that align with services outlined in the medicaid 1115 behavioral health implementation plan. This includes developing objectives and timelines for work completion.Essential 35Provide and/or facilitate multi-disciplinary training workshops and statewide conferences for paraprofessionals, professionals and stakeholders providing family services across Alaska. Participate in collaboration AK Behavioral Health Association stakeholders, Division of Behavioral Health, Mental Health Trust Authority, and the Alaska Mental Health.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Knowledge of evidence-based family treatment models and foundational family engagement interventions for Alaska State Behavioral Health Providers.
• Knowledge of disabilities related to mental illness and behavioral health disabilities in the context of services to families and children.
• Ability to design instructional materials and deliver mental health/behavioral health content for various methods of training delivery.
• Ability to train others.
• Ability to facilitate stakeholder groups and meetings.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Preference for Master's degree and clinical license in nursing, social work, psychology, with an emphasis on family systems and child mental health.

Required Experience & Education:
Bachelor's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, human services, or related field and two years experience, or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience in family systems and child mental health.

Two years working in the field of child and family behavioral health with experience as an education coordinator and/or staff development coordinator.

Experience in managing complex projects.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 12-month, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and https://alaska.edu/jobs/benefits.php. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/files/fy24_staff_salary_grid.pdf, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
About the Center for Human Development:
The Center for Human Development (CHD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Education, Research, and Service (UCEDDs) authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. There are 67 UCEDDs, at least one in every state and territory, which form an Association of UCEDD's (AUCD.org). Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state. The UAA Center for Human Development has 4 major functions:

• Interdisciplinary education
• Community training and technical assistance
• Research
• Information dissemination

These activities are designed to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration and inclusion for individuals with disabilities. CHD's projects and activities are not limited to developmental disabilities; they focus on a wide range of disabilities, ages, and issues. Position Summary: This position will provide coordination and facilitate non-academic training instruction for the professional/licensed behavioral health service provider workforce and support career development opportunities for paraprofessionals, professionals and stakeholders providing child and family services across Alaska. This position requires knowledge of evidence-based family treatment models and foundational family engagement interventions for Alaska State Behavioral Health Providers. This position will also be a training team member and serve as the lead for both in-person and distance delivered program training activities focused on collaborating with Alaskan communities to train rural behavioral health care providers. Knowledge of Behavioral Health professional/clinical services background and understanding of/experience in rural Alaska beneficial. This position will work under the supervision of the Family Services Training Center (FSTC) Director at the UAA Center for Human Development. The grant funded FSTC program mission is to develop and implement a family services training center to provide family treatment model trainings to Alaska State Behavioral Health Providers, by ensuring that training technical assistance and workforce training is accessible and coordinated statewide.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Thomas McRoberts, Department of Human Development, at mailto:tpmcroberts@alaska.edu or (907) 786-6704

Applications Close: Open until filled

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Fairbanks, AK

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Closing Date 2024-09-14