PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Developmental Services this class is accountable for developing, implementing, evaluating and conducting in-service training programs for staff involved in providing services to persons with developmental disability.
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of a higher grade.
May supervise/lead lower level employees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans, develops, implements and evaluates in-service training programs for staff including orientation programs for new employees; determines training needs through use of formal needs assessment, federal and state mandated in-services, Consent Decree and requests from supervisors and department heads; develops course objectives and curricula to meet specific training needs; selects most appropriate training methods to accomplish course objectives; conducts training sessions utilizing lectures, role playing, seminars, group discussions and audio visual presentations; provides consultation and technical assistance to other trainers; recommends and initiates changes in training methods and materials to effect improvements; reviews training courses to determine effectiveness and appropriateness of contents; may conduct training sessions for staff involved in providing services to persons with developmental disability in private residential facilities and community training homes; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of methods and techniques of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating training programs; knowledge of methods and techniques necessary to identify and analyze training needs and determine objectives for training programs; knowledge of adult education training methods and techniques including computer based training and related equipment; knowledge of principles and practices of care, training, habilitation and rehabilitation of persons with developmental disability; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in the care and treatment of persons with developmental disability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have had the primary responsibility of conducting training programs to staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a behavioral science, education or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to maintain CPR, PMT, Medication Administration and First Aid certificates.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Developmental Services Training Program Coordinator in Salary Group HC 23 approved effective July 4, 2008. (Revised to modify content)
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