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Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Research Specialist- Child Youth Family Liaison

  4/7/2021   NAMI San Diego
 Job Description        

The Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Research Specialist will work on the NAMI San Diego Children, Youth and Families Liaison technology team and their main task will be to research the Substance Use Disorder recourses, treatment programs, Crisis intervention services, and harm reduction techniques in San Diego county to developed an enhancement for NAMI San Diego’s oscER App platform. The ideal candidate is able to research and sensitize information in order to produce user friendly materials for individuals and family members of those with Severe Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders and be able to facilitate focus groups for consumers as well as present on their findings to peers, consumers, and service providers. This position will be primarily remote and will need a lot of on-line collaboration with team mates in order to meet deliverables. Ideal candidate can work well on a team as well as able to self-motivate.



• A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with SUD, SMI, co-occurring disorders and/or individuals experiencing homelessness. • Prefer lived expertise in mental health and/or substance use disorders • Bachelor's degree in human services is required, or equivalent work experience • Excellent writing skills. • Computer proficient in Outlook, Microsoft 360, Excel. • Proficiency in social media, and multiple digital platforms newsletter, brochure and flyer skills a plus. • Familiarity working with a tech company • Familiarity with WordPress • Any experience with HTML/Coding with be a plus • Fluency in English required; Bi-lingual in English and one of the following threshold languages highly desirable: Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Tagalog, or Vietnamese.


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