Prevention Research and Evaluation Manager - Epi
The Prevention Research and Evaluation Manager is responsible to manage data and research related to substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion, to support statewide policy, program, and budget decisions for the Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Unit. This position leads and directs research for the SUD Prevention and MH Promotion Section. This position uses epidemiological methods and advanced biostatistical analysis to: describe the occurrence and distribution of behavioral health morbidity across subpopulations of interest; investigate the causes and consequences of these disorders in order to develop more effective prevention strategies; and promote behavioral health in children, youth, and families.
This position is responsible for providing comprehensive epidemiological research and support for the programming, service delivery, and policy decisions of the SUD Prevention and MH Promotion Section. This includes planning, coordinating, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting the findings of advanced research investigations that inform service integrity, quality, and cross-system coordination related to intervention development in the public children and youth behavioral health system. Ongoing projects include: research, program evaluation, and quality management for the prevention surveillance data determining and coordinating appropriate preventative measures based on findings; developing, implementing, and improving methods for collecting and using relevant behavioral health data.