This full time position will be working on a SAMHSA funded grant that is part of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and is currently scheduled to run through September 2021. The grant is held by Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego and the position is expected to be onsite in San Diego, no relocation available. The focus of the grant is Trauma Informed Child Welfare and will include providing assistance in updating the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (CWTTT), a curriculum for training child welfare staff on trauma informed practices, providing consultation on the CWTTT and developing a train-the-trainer (T4T) model on the CWTTT. Must have public speaking/training experience and be willing to travel.
The Administrative Social Worker - Grants position provides support and takes the lead on a range of complex activities related to the specific grant's goals and scope of work. This position plays a key role in developing collaborative relationships with strategic external individuals and organizations often on the state or national level. He/she will provide training and technical assistance and advocate on a state and national level on practices informed by the available research related to prevention and/or intervention. He/she also participates in creating key products and/or written materials related to grant deliverables and works with others on the team to meet reporting and monitoring requirements and grant required deadlines. This individual assists in planning, organizing and facilitating large-scale meetings and conferences with community, state and national stakeholders. It is expected that this individual will have advanced content expertise and will demonstrate the ability to communicate that expertise across multiple platforms, including public-speaking and collaborative partnerships on a local, state and national level.
Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other behavioral sciences degree 4 years of experience
Experience in Social Work, Psychology or other behavioral sciences and best practices for serving traumatized children and families
Established expertise in area covered by grant
6 years of experience
LCSW or LMFT
Previous experience in administrative social work and grants coordination
Experience developing training materials/curricula
Experience providing training to child welfare staff
Experience training on the CWTTT
Work experience in the child welfare system (experience as a child welfare supervisor is highly desirable)