• Training Specialist (Part-time)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Position Number
    Innovations Department
    Regular Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    Minimum Salary
    USD $34,000.00/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $34,000.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Job Summary


     The part-time Training Specialist has a dual role – provide training, coaching, and consultation to staff working in ICL’s programs, and be part of a special project with NYU’s Technical Assistance Centers (www.ctacny.org) to inform behavioral health professionals across New York State to be effective in a Medicaid Managed Care environment.


    Essential Job Functions


    Training and Other Support for ICL Programs:

    • Provide training and professional development to staff working in mental health residential and outpatient settings, homeless shelters, and other settings in New York City.
    • Participate in the development of manuals, training curricula, and other clinical tools to ensure program managers have the resources they need to provide high-quality clinical services
    • Provide consultation and technical assistance to program managers and staff, as requested
    • Represent Innovations in Clinical Risk Consultation Team meetings (high-risk case conferences)

    Work with NYU Technical Assistance Centers (MCTAC, CTAC, ATAC):

    • Collaborate with Innovations team members to develop webinars/podcasts, written materials, learning collaboratives, and other efforts to help providers across the state be successful in a Medicaid managed care environment through ICL’s work with NYU’s Technical Assistance Centers. Project topics range from clinical best practices (e.g., motivational interviewing), to showcasing ICL work in areas such as value-based practice and community delivered services, to best practice in the new Medicaid managed care environment
    • Recommend potential projects to the TACs, reflecting ICL’s experiences with the transitions to the health care system
    • Provide project management support for CTAC, ATAC, and MCTAC efforts



    • At least three years of experience working in a clinical setting with people with mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorder and mental illness
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills




    Preferred Experience

    • Master’s degree in social work, public administration, public health, psychology, or other relevant field.
    • Demonstrated interest in people with behavioral health (mental health, substance abuse) issues and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities
    • Strong understanding of recovery oriented services and trauma informed care
    • Training in evidence-based or best practice models in mental health, such as Motivational Interviewing, CPI’s Non-violent Crisis Intervention model, or trauma-informed care
    • Ability to work with employees from different professional backgrounds
    • Ability to work independently (proactive and notice what needs to get done), but also as part of a team


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