The interventionist will work with a research team at the Brown University School of Public Health and will be responsible for delivering group interventions focused on weight management and smoking cessation to individuals who smoke cigarettes and have a body mass index above 25.
1.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Major Responsibility: Conduct intervention, support participants in treatment activities
Supporting Actions: The interventionist is expected to conduct one (1) to two (2) sessions weekly. These included group intervention sessions and individual make-up sessions and individual check-ins with participants related to their intervention progress. These sessions will be focused on health education, weight management, or smoking cessation. Sessions will be delivered remotely.
2.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Major Responsibility:Â Intervention training and session preparation
Supporting Actions: Interventionist will review participant handouts and facilitator guide in preparation of intervention delivery. The interventionist will be trained in the intervention by the study principal investigator. All intervention materials will be provided. The interventionist will prepare thoroughly for each session in order to deliver the intervention with fidelity according to the research protocol.
3.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Major Responsibility:Â Review of intervention delivery including fidelity
Supporting Actions: The interventionist will meet with the investigator for regular supervision and feedback on intervention delivery. They will be expected to discuss the delivery of the intervention including challenges, areas of strength, and areas for improvement. Review of intervention delivery will be guided by fidelity checklists to ensure that the intervention is being delivered consistently.
Education and Experience
Masterâ™s degree in counseling or clinical psychology or health related field, with 1 â“ 2 years of clinical experience
Experience with smoking cessation and behavioral weight loss preferred
Prior data collection experience and knowledge of research methodology expected
Indicate the essential job competencies. Competencies are required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.
Ability to work well with multi-disciplinary research team.
Respect of research participantsâ™ autonomy and confidentiality.
Flexibility with scheduling intervention sessions and willingness to evenings
Possess a willingness to work in a diverse and inclusive environment.
This is a grant-funded fixed-term part-time position, for 5-10 hours weekly, depending on research needs, with an end-date of 1/31/23.
Background and education check required.
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Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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