The Center of Excellence (COE) is an innovative partnership between the UCLA Semel Institute Division of Population Behavioral Healthand the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. The COE provides workforce development, training, coaching, and consultation for providers in Los Angeles County focused on addressing the challenges of adults, children, and families at high-risk for mental health problems due to adversity, trauma, and loss.
The incumbent reports to the Sr. Clinical Training Manager and develops high quality and timely training products for teachers, paraprofessionals and other community-based and school-based providers. The incumbent will work closely with other curriculum developers, trainers, and the training team to meet training deliverables and goals. Demonstrated ability to create culturally- and trauma-sensitive materials for paraprofessionals, educators, and other providers is essential.
Master's degree in a mental health related field (MA, MSW, MFT).
Demonstrated ability to develop training materials for paraprofessionals, educators, and other providers.
Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced work environment.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to support trainees at a distance (via web-based and telephonic consultation).
Strong knowledge of instructional design principles and practices to include: multiple learning modalities, interactive training and learning design, on-line/e-learning design principles, distance learning, instructor-led training, self-paced instruction, and evaluation methods.
Ability to communicate complex information to people with varying levels of education and training and different learning styles.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel, and willingness to learn new computer-based systems for worksite management.
Knowledge of manualized psycho-educational training programs and evidence-based interventions.
Knowledge of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health and other LA County systems.
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
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.