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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill a position as a Clinical Training and Implementation Specialist with the Michigan Collaborative Care Implementation Support Team (MCCIST). The MCCIST team will support the implementation of a specific model of integrated behavioral health care, Collaborative Care, in primary care clinics throughout Michigan.
The Clinical Training and Implementation Specialist will provide both large group trainings and individualized training and coaching surrounding Collaborative Care basic and advanced skills.  This individual will be responsible for assessing the skills and training needs of the primary care clinics’ designated Behavioral Health Care Managers and developing individualized training plans.  Behavioral Health Care Managers are often Master’s prepared social workers or nurses with varying levels of clinical skills and abilities. This team member will also assist with curriculum development for behavioral health care managers, primary care providers, and clinic staff.


As part of the MCCIST team, the candidate will also be responsible for assisting in assessing and suggesting modifications to clinic operations to support Collaborative Care implementation. This will include assisting in site visits, completing clinic needs and readiness assessments, and assisting in the analysis and restructuring of clinical workflows. Responsibilities will also include organizing and leading training activities, ongoing site coordination, facilitating conference calls and meetings, data collection, and report writing.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master of Social Work (MSW), Master in Clinical Psychology, or other clinical degree required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Candidate should be organized and possess strong attention to detail
  • Must be capable of both working on a team and functioning independently
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing workflows is required
  • Proficiency in computer programs including word processing, presentation development, and spreadsheets is necessary
  • Experience in providing trainings to large group and in one-on-one or small group mentoring/supervision
  • As travel to sites across Michigan is necessary (once it is safe to do so), a valid driver’s license is required

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team in an integrated health setting preferred
  • Experience with curriculum and materials design desired
  • Experience with Motivational Interviewing,Behavioral Activation, and/or Problem Solving Therapy preferred
  • Experience providing clinical trainings and supervision strongly preferred
  • Experience managing databases, generating reports, and interpreting data

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, day shift

Work Locations

Ann Arbor; Virtual

Additional Information

Please note:  Due to COVID 19 – it is expected that the individual hired into this role will be on-boarded and trained virtually.  Site visits and trainings will be held virtually until it is deemed safe to transition to on-site activities.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal EVerify system.  Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR EVerify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the EVerify system.  This position is identified as a position that may include the EVerify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.