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Lead Trainer
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UCLA Health | Westwood, CA
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Job Description

Location: Westwood, CA

Under the direction of the NFRC Associate Director of Training, the Lead Trainer will develop, conduct, and assist in the
evaluation of trainings for fellows, medical students, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals on evidence-based
treatment approaches for children with histories of trauma, or family-centered prevention and intervention for at-risk families, including training in
the FOCUS model. The incumbent will utilize their mastery and thorough knowledge of the FOCUS suite of services, clinical skills, as well as
adult learning theory and practice to optimize the experience and knowledge acquired by trainees. The Lead Trainer will be responsible for
providing technical assistance and model (clinical) supervision via telephone or teleconference to community providers trained in the FOCUS
model. The Lead Trainer will supervise the scheduling and quality improvement of all training provided by NFRC staff, and will assist in the
development of a variety of training materials.


Advanced degree in a mental health related field (MA, Psy.D, Ph.D. or Ed.D.); clinical eligible
Bilingual fluency in English & Spanish required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated through knowledge of the FOCUS program or similar manualized psycho-educational training programs
Ability to communicate complex information to people with varying levels of education and training and different learning styles
Experience leading trainings for clinical staff and administrative staff
Clinical experience working with children and families
Ability to provide clinical support for staff at remote sites who are dealing with challenging cases and caseloads
Demonstrated excellence in training curriculum development
Experience in developing educational materials for dissemination through an Internet-based platform
Skill in keeping accurate records, demonstrated attention to detail .
Skill in developing rapport with individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
Demonstrated ability to learn and follow study protocols
Knowledge of the mental health issues impacting military families
A track record of ethical and professional behavior
Ability to work effectively and closely with other members of the project team
Demonstrated ability to conduct resourceful problem solving
Ability to work flexible hours
Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance, and access to an automobile
Willingness to travel to service delivery sites to deliver training
Familiarity with collaborative workgroup and reporting tools, including SalesForce, Access, and SharePoint
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Ability to operate personal computers

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.