Purpose: The Education and Linkage Coordinator will be hired to coordinate specific activities delineated in the Human Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) funded project, Michigan Child Collaborative Care-Connect. These activities include coordinating activities with university partners, organizing informational technology needs, assist with educational logistics, scheduling, case-materials, copying and distributing educational materials and linking with evidence-based practices available in Michigan to children and youth. The coordinator will also be responsible for data management for all education objectives and HRSA reporting during the five-year grant period.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Educational Activities: • The Coordinator will organize information technology needs, logistics, scheduling, case-materials, distributing educational materials, data management and dissemination for all education objectives of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program, Michigan Child Collaborative Care (MC3) - Connect.
Evidence Based Practice Coordination: • The Coordinator will assist in i identifying processes to refer between p programs and provide information about each l linkage program to Behavioral Health C Consultants (BHCs) who can in turn inform p primary care providers within their region. T These processes will be evaluated quarterly w with input from all leads and the Advisory C Council. • The coordinator will identify other evidence-based interventions in years 3-5 t that merit linkage. • The Coordinator will meet with MC3 Con Connect and Linkage leads quarterly.
Project Coordination: • MDHHS Project Director and Education/Linkage Coordinator will have regular conference calls and meetings with University of Michigan-Michigan Medicine (MM) and Michigan State University (MSU) regarding the MC3-Connect. The conference c calls/meetings will discuss the project o objectives/activities, current status of e expenditures, project barriers identified a and solutions with the project partners ( (MSU, MM). • The Educational and Linkage Coordinator will meet regularly with the MC3-Connect Advisory Council regarding the implementation of the project, identified barriers, potential solutions.
Connect Advisory Council regarding the i implementation of the project, identified b barriers, potential solutions. • The Education and Linkage Coordinator will prepare reports regarding the project objectives/ activities including data collection relevant to the project’s o objectives. • The Education and Linkage Coor Coordinator will participate in meet meetings/conference calls with HRSA rega regarding the implementation of the funded proj project.
Education: Minimum of a Master’s degree in So Social Work, Psychology or Counseling. Li Licensure by the State of Michigan.
Experience: A minimum of five years of professional experience delivering community based mental health services to children/youth with serious emotional disturbance and their families. Experience developing and implementing integrated behavioral health services to children/youth and their families preferred. Experience working collaboratively with health care providers, child-serving human service sy systems and institutions of higher ed education.
Important Skills and Characteristics: Ability to coordinate and oversee training activities with partners from universities, primary care and CMHSP. Highly organized. Strong attention to detail. Self-motivated an and able to work independently. Accurate an and timely with data collection. Team pl player. Strength based. Dependable. Ex Experience with data collection and program ev evaluation is an asset.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <50# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 25% to 75% of the time. Standard office environment. Requires valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perform dutie duties of the position.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: Lead wor workers act as project leaders predominantly and and/or coordinate the work activities of oth others.
IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND O OPERATIONS: This project is a high impact p project. It is funded by the Health R Resources and Services Administration and c critical to the ongoing work to integrated s services for children and their families b between the health and behavioral health s systems. The results will be of high i interest to Leadership of Behavioral Health a and Developmental Disabilities A Administration and of MDHHS.