New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 16-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • PI-Behavioral Health Services and Policy
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $88,704.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefit package based on percentage of effort

The Clinical Trainer will provide training and technical assistance for OnTrackNY and OnTrackUSA. OnTrackNY is a statewide initiative designed to provide early intervention services to adolescents and young adults experiencing a newly emerging psychotic disorder. OnTrackUSA provides training and technical assistance to states outside of New York in delivering the OnTrackNY approach to Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC).

OnTrackNY delivers evidence-based practices through a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach. OnTrackNY training focuses on specific interventions designed to support individuals in their pursuit of social, academic and vocational goals. The philosophies of recovery-oriented services, shared decision making, and equity are essential to this model of care.
The incumbent must be familiar with multidisciplinary treatment team approaches that are focused on effective engagement and outreach. Familiarity with evidence based psychosocial treatment approaches such as motivational interviewing, social skills training and cognitive behavioral therapy is necessary.

This initiative is under the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) within the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research. The incumbent will report to the co-director/ clinical training director of OnTrackNY and work closely with other OnTrack Central staff.
All applicants should include a cover letter with their application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.


1) Provide training and technical assistance to agency leaders, supervisors, and practitioners on the OnTrackNY model for the Team Leader, Primary Clinician, Supported Employment and Education, and Outreach and Recruitment roles. This training will occur in a variety of formats: face to face regional training sessions, conference calls, on-site consultation visits, on-line meetings, and webinars.

2) Participate in the development of training materials, including manuals, clinical tools, modules, slide presentations, demonstration videos and other products as needed.

3) Other tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Master's level clinical degree in psychology, social work, or other mental health counseling specialty.
2) 1 year of experience with manualized treatment models.
3) 1 year of experience providing training to mental health clinicians.
4) Expertise in recovery-oriented, shared decision making, and team-based approaches.
5) Expertise in CBT, structured behavioral interventions, motivational interviewing, and family interventions.
6) Demonstrated commitment to racial equity.

7) Special requirements: Must be able to do some day traveling throughout downstate area and occasional traveling overnight upstate. Additional travel may also be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical license strongly preferred but not required.
At least three years of experience as a clinician providing recovery-oriented services to adolescents and young adults living with severe mental illness. Experience with adolescents and young adults experiencing a first episode of psychosis is highly desirable.
Expertise in qualitative interviewing and data collection, cleaning, interpretation and analysis preferred

Work Location: 601West 168th Street New York, NY 10032

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter on our website at: . Only applications submitted through our website will be considered.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

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