The Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the mission to provide exceptional workforce development and learning experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. Serving over 50,000 health and human service professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences that transform the heart, mind, and practice with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of workforce development solutions for the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy invests in its staff with an innovative work environment that promotes staff well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its diverse staff.
Responsive Integrated Health Solutions (RIHS) provides County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that will increase competency in culture, co-occurring disorders, family-centered services, and resiliency as is required to outreach, assess, and support the recovery of severely mentally ill adults, children, and their families. RIHS coordinates classes, conferences, and training; provides curriculum and trainer development; develops eLearning courses; and offers consultation, research, and staffing needs assessment in the area of mental health and substance abuse under a Mental Health Services Act contract with the County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services. RIHS also provides the County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that increase competency in health integration, culture, co‐occurring disorders, the provision of resilience, family-focused, recovery-based services, and provides peer education groups for people new to recovery. RIHS Programs include Adults System of Care Training, Children’s System of Care Training, Justice Involved Services Training Academy, Geriatric Certificate Program, Roadmap to Recovery Program, Cultural Competency Academy, and Pathways to Well-Being.
This is a part-time position. The following information is intended to be a representation of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Job descriptions may be changed or updated, at any time, based on the needs of the department.
Please note: some duties may include working with and/or exposure to sensitive/traumatic topics or material dealing with child abuse, elder abuse and/or issues and scenarios related to mental health or substance abuse.
Under the general direction of the R2R Coordinator, the R2R Peer Facilitator is responsible for but not limited to:
R2R PEER FACILITATION (80%)
STAFF DEVELOPMENT/CONTINUING EDUCATION (10%)
CLERICAL DUTIES (5%)
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED (5%)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer