Training Specialist (Behavioral Health Systems Improvement Collaborative) - (170000PO)
The University of Maryland's School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, has an opportunity for a Training Specialist to work in the Behavioral Health Systems Improvement Collaborative located in Catonsville, MD. The Training Specialist works in clinical behavioral health settings, training behavioral health providers in the practices of Critical Time Intervention (CTI) and Person Centered Care Planning (PCCP). The Position consists of training and implementation of CTI and PCCP for providers working with individuals with serious mental health and/or substance use disorders. (Training on CTI and PCCP will be provided to the Training Specialist).
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is dedicated to training providers of the highest caliber and to providing top-quality mental health services to all who need it, no matter what their age, race or economic status. We offer a wide range of clinical services, including psychiatric treatment for children, adults and geriatric patients; behavioral health services such as Employee Assistance programs; and treatment for drug and alcohol addictions. The department includes several research programs that together represent one of the most comprehensive programs of research on psychotic disorders in the world.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
This position will be required to travel within the state.
- Deliver CTI and PCCP training seminars utilizing training aids such as handouts, workbooks, PowerPoint presentations, and evaluation/self-test instruments. Assess general and specific training needs within an assigned population using generally accepted methods appropriate to the training field.
- Prepares evaluation plans, evaluate individual training modules, prepare written reports of findings, and devise quality improvement plans.
- Participate in the development of general training materials such as manuals, online learning modules, self-test instruments, and course materials. Revise and modify training materials as needed.
- Develops, implements, and maintains effective mechanisms for ongoing relationships/partnerships with behavioral health agency personnel.
- Confer with management, supervisors and employees to gain knowledge of work situations, and to better understand needed changes in policies, procedures, regulations, etc.
- Create, design, and maintain invitations/registration, agenda for training sessions, and related records that track number of sessions held, count of attendees, and other relevant information as required.
- Secure training sites around the state and arranges the use of required audiovisual equipment, seating, and other details necessary to the success of the training session.
- Assesses general and specific training needs and assists in the design of long-range training/staff development plans.
- Assist in developing and delivering classroom and web-based training for professionals on a wide range of topics relevant to department programs.
- Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of training through evaluation measures and data analysis. Prepare evaluation plans, written report findings, and devise quality improvement pans.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Training, Human Resources, Public/Business Administration, Communications, Mental Health, Counseling, Substance Use Disorders, or discipline appropriate to training being conducted.
Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, preferably in the behavioral health field.
Preferred: Master's degree in Mental Health, Counseling, Substance Use Disorders, Human Resources, or related field.
Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Possess knowledge of best practices in the behavioral health field and able to perform position in compliance with all requirements, regulations, and laws. Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes. Ability to learn new information and apply it to development programs to ensure that training schemes are up to date and useful. Capacity to exercise initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with an ability to solve problems and make informed decisions.
- Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology. Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Strong critical thinking skills aid in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of approaches to problems and the viability of various solutions, and in helping trainees develop these skills themselves to get the most out of their experience. Skill in analyzing complex topics, policies, and procedures in order to prepare detailed summaries.
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way. Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding. Possess excellent training and group facilitation skills.
- Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with other to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up with customers.
- Proficiency with personal computers, Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as graphics software.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
: Exempt Staff - E1525E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
: Apr 13, 2017
: May 4, 2017, 11:59:00 PM