Research Associate: Consultant and Trainer - Center on Evidence Based Practices
Company: Case Western Reserve University
Posted on: February 9, 2024
May 25, 2023
Date: May 2023
Title: Research Associate: Consultant and Trainer (SUD COE)
Department: Center on Evidence Base Practices (CEBP)
School: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social
Supervisor Name and Title: Ric Kruszynski, Director
The CEBP is a technical assistance center with a mission to promote
recovery among people with mental illness, substance use disorders,
and co-occurring disorders through the implementation of
evidence-based practices (EBP's) and emerging best practices in
behavioral healthcare. The CEBP promotes knowledge development and
implementation of EBP's through programmatic and clinical
consultation, training, and evaluation services and quality
improvement consultation to organizations interested in
implementing EBP's. These practice models include a range of
practices associated with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) treatment
as well as Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Supported
Employment/Individual Placement and Support (SE/IPS), Integrated
Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT), Dual Disorder Capability (DDC).
This position functions under the direction of the CEBP leadership
team with respect to needs, priorities, and role assignments as
determined by current contractual obligations. Working under
general supervision, the SUD COE Consultant & Trainer will be
primarily responsible for providing training development, delivery
and associated clinical guidance with SUD treatment models endorsed
by the CEBP. This position will also offer QI guidance for
evaluation of EBP's utilizing standardized fidelity tools for
programs and systems that receive services from the CEBP.
Evaluation efforts may include consultation with programs and
systems regarding implementation of EBP's. This position will
assist with reports to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and
Addiction Services (OMHAS). EBP consultation and training occurs as
determined by the needs of the CEBP.
Provide training development, delivery and associated clinical
guidance with SUD treatment models endorsed by the CEBP. Provide
training at community behavioral health treatment organizations in
conjunction with local and State health authorities. Provide
information about the evidence and emerging best practices for SUD
treatment and the requisite steps associated with their
Participate in formal quality improvement activity with programs
seeking to add EBP fidelity and adherence measures into their
organizational QI processes. (15%)
Write project reports; assist CEBP staff with writing evaluation
Participate in supervision as needed and weekly team meetings.
Update daily calendar as changes occur. Enter all reportable
activities in database weekly. Follow policies of Case Western
Reserve University and the CEBP in regard to reporting employee
expenses, and activity for grant reporting. (1%)
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
No supervisory responsibility.
Master's Degree in behavioral health field required; independent
license and chemical dependency licensure strongly preferred.
Experience with services for individuals who have substance use or
co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
Experience in practice models endorsed by the CEBP strongly
Strong written and verbal communications skills, ability to work
independently, ability to carry out multiple tasks, ability to form
strong partnership relationships with customers and stakeholders,
and ability to work effectively on a team.
Functional knowledge of state and federal regulatory and quality
improvement policies and practices.
Knowledge of criminal justice, behavioral healthcare systems and
evidence-based practices for individuals with substance use
disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental health
Demonstrated project management skills are required.
Must be highly organized, self-directed, results-oriented,
innovative, and flexible.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
Commitment to diversity and building multi-cultural competencies in
Flexibility to workdays, evenings, and travel extensively in and
out of state.
Fully remote opportunity. Frequent in-state travel. Automobile
required as work requires travel within the state of Ohio. Ability
to work beyond standard business hours to attend work-related
events and functions.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS - apply with complete detailed work history
to: Richard Kruszynski, Director CEBP -
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