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FOCUS Resilience Trainer

Job Duties

The FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) program provides resilience training to military families. The Resilience Trainer: (1) facilitates delivery of the FOCUS model, a manualized family training intervention and group workshops for military parents and children; (2) uses computer data entry to complete and document individual intakes/orientations and psychological assessments with family participants and service encounters; (3) assists with program outreach within the military community; (4) oversees and/or ensures tracking and monitoring families' participation in services, (5) completes short-term tracking of families that participate in the program; (6) attends training and supervision sessions.

This is a 1 year contract position. May convert to career.

Job Qualifications

Ph.D. or M.A. in Psychology or related mental health fields strongly preferred.

Experience in the area of family and/or child services.
Experience and/or knowledge about working with military populations.
Experience delivering family and/or child interventions in individual and/or group settings.
Experience working with children, teens and adults.
Knowledge of standard psychological assessments.
Ability to deliver psych-education to children, adults and families.
Skilled in keeping accurate and timely records.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively and closely with other members of the service team.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and report to the Site Director on a regular basis and in a timely manner.
Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance and access to an automobile.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to follow University Policy and Procedures.

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Summary Information

  • Job Title: FOCUS Resilience Trainer
  • UCLA Title: Clin Spec Ex
  • Job Num.: H89608
  • Work Hours: 8-5, some evenings & weekends
  • Work Location: Beaufort, SC
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: one year
  • Minimum Salary: $19.19 / $3338
  • Maximum Salary: $69.07 / $12018
  • Layoff Referral Deadline: 
  • Bargaining Unit: 99

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