University of Minnesota/National Child Traumatic Stress Network Cat III Community Treatment and Services Center
St. Paul, Minnesota
Ambit Network at the University of Minnesota, College of Education and Human Development, is a National Child Traumatic Stress Network Cat III Community Treatment and Services Center. We are seeking applicants for a Clinical Program Manager. This person is responsible for furthering efforts toward the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based interventions for traumatized children and families and to further community outreach resulting in trauma-informed systems within the state of Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. This position will work closely with key staff from MN-DHS Divisions of Children’s Mental Health and Child Safety and Permanency to: (i) train licensed mental health clinicians on evidence-based curricula, including Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; and (ii) train on trauma-informed best practices.
The position is an essential component of a federally sponsored grant of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), the Midwest Continuum of Care for Child Trauma, which is dedicated to raising the standard of care and improving access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota (i.e., outpatient, residential, inpatient, and therapeutic foster care).
The Clinical Program Manager is responsible for furthering efforts toward the implementation and dissemination of Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parenting Through Change (PTC) and other evidence-based interventions for traumatized children and families and to further community outreach resulting in trauma-informed systems within four regions of MN and eastern ND. Examples of job responsibilities include: training licensed therapists on TF-CBT; providing trauma-informed training to child welfare workers, juvenile justice workers and school personnel using NCTSN evidence-based curricula; providing trauma-informed training adaptations to cultural communities, i.e., Native American communities, communities of color; develop and deliver presentations regarding trauma-informed practice at local and national conferences; complete coaching calls for TF-CBT and PTC clinicians; and work with project staff to identify and write grants that will sustain program development and activities.
• A master’s or doctorate level licensed therapist with training experience and familiarity with evidence based treatments in children’s trauma • Preferred but not essential: A trained trainer in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy • Strong experience and skills conducting presentations on evidence-based practices, trauma treatments, and trauma-informed systems of care • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Expertise and experience in the use of scholarly research • Successful grant writing experience
Please send a cover letter and resume to Chris Bray at email@example.com. Salary is dependent on education and experience. The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer