Network Liaison

The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), co-located at UCLA and Duke University, the coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is seeking applicants for the position of NCCTS Liaison. This position is located at Duke University in Durham, NC.

The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse; domestic, school and community violence; natural disasters and terrorism; and life-threatening injury and illness. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in child traumatic stress, and attention to cultural perspectives, the NCTSN supports the development and broad adoption of evidence-based and trauma-informed treatments. The NCTSN is a collaboration of 85+ academic, clinical, and community service centers. Please note that the NCCTS does not provide direct clinical services to children and families.

The NCCTS Liaison is a member of the NCCTS Site Integration and Collaboration Program. This position:
• Facilitates communication and the provision of technical assistance and consultation among Network members, the NCCTS, and other key NCTSN stakeholders.
• Manages activities within national collaborations in partnership with multiple NCTSN member centers and the federal funding agency; including the multi-faceted work of topical collaborative groups.
• Conducts both in-person and virtual member center site-visits, broker resources, and best practices.
• Provides consultation and technical assistance around various child trauma topics
• Facilitates collaboration and practice sharing among Network members
• Leads the engagement and inclusion of family members and young adults in NCTSN initiatives and activities.
• Identify and elevate trends, collaborative successes, and best and promising practices throughout the NCTSN.

Experience in:
• Implementing Evidence Based Treatments and Practices, Trauma-Informed practices
• Program implementation
• Consulting with various stakeholders
• Organizational readiness
• Group facilitation
• Managing programs for youth and families, preferred
• Project management
• Some program evaluation experience required 
• Quality improvement
• Master’s degree and 5 years experience in a related field (mental health, social work, public health, health care administration, etc.), and child traumatic stress knowledge preferred

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Salary is dependent on education and experience. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Position location: Duke University in Durham, NC.
Req #: 401356106

Organization Name: 
National Center Child Traumatic Stress
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Job Type: 
Full Time
Triangle Area NC
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How to Apply: 

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Salary and Benefits: 

Salary is dependent on education and experience.