Plan, develop and disseminate information, resources and supporting materials for mental health programs to educate the community about improving access to high quality mental healthcare for children. Work with other mental health organizations to eliminate the stigma of mental illness. Respond to requests for support or consultation from community organizations serving youth and families (i.e. schools, community service agencies, community physician practices, mental health care organizations
·Marketing and Communication
Work collaboratively with internal peers and community contacts to develop message(s) for target groups. Develop informational tools (brochures, web page, educational material, etc.). Develop strategy for response to feedback.
Work collaboratively with Program leadership to track and maintain outcome data for program.
Plan, implement and coordinate educational programs to be held in the community facilities (both psychiatry and internal educational focused sessions). Assist in the identification of mental health education sessions needed by the community (groups, mental health providers, etc.) to better serve child and family mental health education needs.
Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Analysis - Basic
Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Expertise in health issues. Ability to work with adolescents and their families in a health care setting. Program development skills; group facilitation skills. Ability to establish relationships across professional disciplines, which will result in the design, implementation and coordination of a system of care. Ability to educate adolescents, parents, para-professionals, and professionals at the local, regional and national level.