The South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (SSW-MHTTC) serves U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 6, including Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Our population of focus is mental health clinicians, supervisors, and program managers serving individuals with or at risk of serious emotional disturbances (SED) or severe mental illness (SMI); peer support providers; community mental health, health, or peer-run organizations; and single state agency administrators focused on comprehensive state public mental health systems.
The purpose of the SSW-MHTTC is to build the capacity of the mental health workforce, organizations, and systems to deliver effective, evidence-based promotion, prevention, treatment, and recovery supports. Our goals will be to address key needs identified by stakeholders in the region.
Learn more about SSW-MHTTC here.
The Project Administrator is responsible for outreach and engagement, developing effective collaborating relationships and coordinating activities of the advisory board, provider organizations, and purveyors of evidence-based practices. The Coordinator will oversee the regional needs assessment and annual project planning, maintain the project activity database, coordinate project endeavors, manage assigned projects, and lead the compilation of project reports. Works under the supervision of the Co-Directors.
The Adult Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator will oversee the planning and coordination of mental health workforce development training and technical assistance activities focused on adult mental health best practices. The Training and TA Coordinator will work with the Project Coordinator and SSW-MHTTC Co-Directors to collaborate with the advisory board, the national coordinating office, and other regional MHTTCs to identify and address workforce needs. The TTA Coordinator will work closely with expert consultants to develop and provide training and technical assistance based on identified regional needs.
The School Training & TA Coordinator will oversee the planning and coordination of workforce development training and technical assistance activities focused on best practices in school-based mental health. The Training and TA Coordinator will work with the Project Coordinator and SSW-MHTTC Co-Directors to partner with key stakeholders identify and prioritize the regional needs, develop products and tools, and conduct training activities. The TTA Coordinator will work with expert consultants to develop and provide training and technical assistance based on the proposed activities.