The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Staff Analyst – Youth System of Care. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
The Youth System of Care Staff Analyst will design and manage the Probation Department requested implementation of developmentally appropriate SUD services at probation camps with coordination to community-based services as appropriate. The co-location aims to assist youth as they reintegrate to the community through onsite SUD screening, education, and referral services weeks before discharge, including; a warm hand-off referral to treatment agencies after discharge, and continuous care coordination to encourage treatment enrollment.
The duties of the Staff Analyst – Youth System of Care include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure an adequate and appropriate network of providers for Transitional Age Youth (TAY);
- Collaborate with partner agencies to develop the service design, conduct needs assessment activities, and draft a memorandum of understanding;
- Conduct analysis and assessment of age-appropriate treatment needs/services including: evidence-based clinical practices, identification of provider training needs, and development of treatment protocols;
- Develop program procedures;
- Create information sheets and outreach materials; and
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department -AND- two (2) years of experience in the analysis of public or non-public programs including those in health (e.g., medicine, physiology), public health, public policy and/or social work/social welfare. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
- Experience developing workflows, policies, procedure and protocols related to the delivery of prevention services related to behavioral health services;
- Experience conducting analysis of behavioral health organizations to determine areas of risk and opportunities;
- Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.