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Facility: CDCR PLACEMENT REGION 2
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to STOP Placement Office staff and to the network of community-based providers (CBPs) in the contracted Program Area. The Training Coordinator will develop and provide STOP Placement Office and Program Area CBP staff with initial and ongoing in-service trainings.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Coordinates and facilitates the bi-annual trainings with CDCR for Placement Office staff and CBPs.
- Identifies training needs and works in close collaboration with the Compliance Coordinator regarding identified needs for additional training or clarification.
- Identifies and conducts any additional required and/or needed training sessions.
- Monitors individual onsite training plans
- Develops additional training modules as needs are identified.
- Develops strategies with other community criminal justice agencies to best serve the target population and effectively establish coordinated community outreach to inform the public concerning the initiative.
- Provides trainings, as needed, for STOP Placement Office and CBP staff, thereby increasing the level of accountability and professionalism of all stakeholders.
- Develops, monitors and updates, as needed, outreach presentations in collaboration with other STOP providers to ensure consistency in the message being delivered.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field required. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field preferred.
- One (1) year of previous training experience including course development and project management is preferred.
- Two (2) years of evidence-based program experience preferred.
- Knowledge of evidence-based programming, Motivational Interviewing, Core Correctional Practices, ARMS database and experience training large groups is preferred.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
- Ability to understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
- Extensive knowledge of the transitional process, both documentation and operational, between in custody and community-based modalities/programs.
- Excellent knowledge of English and spelling.
- Possession of a level of maturity to deal with sensitive issues inherent in the delivery of reentry substance abuse treatment services to the criminal justice population.
- Ability to know and comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.
- Excellent communication skills
- Possession of excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as an ability to train other staff in use of same.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as government regulations, legal documents, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to provide effective training and education of program staff
- Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.