Vanderbilt University Medical Center Mental Health Consultant-Statewide Trainer in Youth & Young Adult Best Practices in Nashville, Tennessee

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry is accepting applications for our Mental Health Consultant for the S ta te w i d e T r ai n e r in Youth & Y o un g Ad u lt (B e st Pr a c t i ce s) position . In this developmental role, you will provide training and technical assistance on implementing evidence-based, evidence-informed team-based services and supports (e.g. Coordinated Specialty Care model, Transition to Independence Process model, etc.). The population consists of youth and young adult programs as prescribed and funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (e.g. OnTrackTN: First Episode Psychosis programs).

To be successful, a candidate must have knowledge of Coordinated Specialty Care, Transition to Independence Process principles, and evidence-based practices; knowledge of recovery-oriented system of care framework; experience working with young adults with serious mental illness and their families; knowledge of issues related to transition-aged youth; experience working with broad stakeholder groups including providers of child and adult services and advocacy organizations

Finally, if you have strong interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills and are willing to travel about 30% of the time this is the position for you! This is a full-time position with benefits from your first day of employment. We look forward to learning more about you; meanwhile, below are additional details about joining the VUMC team.

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ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

· Master’s Degree (Human Services, Public Health, Public Administration or related field)

· Two years of experience, prefer five years

· Experience with children and young adults

· Experience with child and adult services and advocacy organizations

· TN Licensure if required

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Licensed Master or Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Counselor preferred

Job Social Work/Mental Health/Other Therapies

Organization: Psychiatry Mental Health Ctr 104533

Title: Mental Health Consultant-Statewide Trainer in Youth & Young Adult Best Practices

Location: TN-Nashville-Green Hills Office Building

Requisition ID: 1809266

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