The Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks a School Mental Health Outreach Manager to support the Virginia Statewide Partnership for School Mental Health Professional Development project. The partnership aims to enhance the capacity of school mental health workers currently employed in schools around the Commonwealth through evidence-based training on mental health interventions, supervision and diversity.
The School Mental Health Outreach Manager is primarily responsible for developing and revising online training content focused on 1) providing evidence-based mental health services to students in school, 2) addressing issues of diversity in provision of services, and 3) supervising graduate student trainees. Training content will be developed in collaboration with the Executive Committee, the Advisory Board, the Virginia Department of Education, and other stakeholders. This individual will also work with the leadership team to develop and support online learning communities that will to provide support to school mental health professionals using the Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) framework.
Internal Number: R0013214
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.