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Under general direction, in a health training center, for an assigned geographic or subject-matter area, to consult with State and local health and social service programs and to assist in the design, development, and evaluation of clinical and management training programs; to plan, organize, evaluate and teach or coordinate courses, seminars, workshops and conferences; and to do other related work.
In a region of the State, or special subject-matter area, consults with and assists health and social service administrators and staffs in identifying program needs and developing appropriate training for staff based on these needs; develops contacts with and familiarizes self with community treatment programs and staffs of governmental and private facilities including such agencies and facilities as regional centers, private providers, county health departments, hospitals, mental health programs, welfare and social services programs, and others; cooperates and works with other Health Training Consultants in developing joint training efforts combining resources of more than one region; establishes training advisory committees of representatives from a variety of human services agencies such as health treatment facilities, health planning bodies, citizens' groups, educational institutions, State and county social services departments and others; to assist in identifying training needs, developing and coordinating training plans, setting priorities, and evaluating training results; inventories and evaluates the availability of training resources and develops mechanisms to keep trainers at facilities informed as to source and availability of resources; develops demonstration projects to illustrate training in treatment skills and management training for all disciplines; consults with and assists administrators in the development of training grant requests; develops and maintains inter disciplinary contacts and represents the State in conferences and meetings with individuals, groups, and agencies interested in improving care and treatment in health systems; develops training manuals, course outlines, and other training material; provides classroom training to clinical staff of health and social service programs; keeps informed on current training trends, methods, and materials; prepares reports.
Experience: Three years of professional clinical experience in a health or health-related setting, one year of which must have included responsibility for the design, development, and teaching of educational training programs for clinical staff. (Experience in California state service applied toward meeting the special one-year requirement must have been in a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of Registered Nurse III.) (A master's degree in a health or health-related field may be substituted for one year of nontraining experience. A doctorate degree in the same areas may be substituted for two years of nontraining experience.) and
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college. (Qualifying experience can be substituted for two years of education on a year- for-year basis.)
Knowledge of: Health treatment and service modalities and trends in changing concepts of services and treatment; principles, methods and techniques of planning, organizing, and implementing training programs; the principles and techniques of consultation; principles and practices of service and treatment and developmental program management.
Ability to: Listen effectively, empathetically and understand the client agencies' problems, and support and stimulate client agencies in mutually arriving at effective solutions in solving problems in developing training programs; speak and write effectively; develop long-range, comprehensive training plans and coordinate training resources to realize fruition of plans.