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Job Posting: Addictions Recovery Training Specialist

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Behavioral Health Training & Education Network
(A division of The Consumer Satisfaction Team, Inc.)

Job Posting: Addictions Recovery Training Specialist

Full-Time Temporary Employment: This is a full-time temporary position funded through December 2023.

Specific Responsibilities:
The Addictions Recovery Training Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing education events related to the treatment, service provision and recovery of people with behavioral health needs. This Training Specialist will utilize various skills and knowledge to provide trainings to staff working with persons who have substance use and/or mental health diagnoses. The Addictions Recovery Training Specialist will also be expected to teach within their areas of expertise. The Training Specialist will use their knowledge of the structure and function of the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbilities Services (DBHIDS) to facilitate group processes associated with adult continuing education.

Essential Functions:
•  Identify training needs/conduct focus groups to inform the DBHIDS training system
• Develop educational material on topics identified by system needs. o Teach, facilitate and provide supportive activities
• Learn and utilize virtual training formats; including: synchronous and asynchronous learning
• Provide technical assistance to various behavioral health constituents o Work with and provide training for identified community groups o Being knowledgeable of and comply with various continuing education regulations and criteria
• Stay current with research findings and literature related to area of expertise and other areas as needed
• Additional duties that may be assigned by the Program Director and/or the designee

Skills required:
• Ability to work as part of a team o Ability to develop training programs
• Ability to utilize virtual training platforms 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a knowledge of group processes

The Addictions Recovery Training Specialist position is supervised by the Program Director of the Behavioral Health Training and Education Network.
Position Requirements:
• Must have at least a Master’s degree with a strong clinical background; preference will be given to those candidates with an LSW, MSN, CPRP, etc.
• Minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience in a behavioral health setting.
• Must have experience writing, presenting, and/or facilitating presentation of educational materials
• Must have the ability to learn and independently use common presentation technology, including basic virtual presentation formats. o Must be willing to learn about the principles and methodology of recovery and resilience
• Must be able to work 37.5 hours per week
• Travel within and occasionally outside of Philadelphia

Physical Demands:
Sitting or standing for a minimum of two (2) hours. Bending, pushing, moving and lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment, reaching to retrieve and maintain files, hearing and speaking to exchange information.

The Consumer Satisfaction Team offers a starting salary of $59,000 (depending on education, qualifications, and experience) plus a comprehensive benefits package.

The Consumer Satisfaction Team is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should submit a CV or resume and a cover letter to Abigail Pol, Program Director, at: apol@bhten.com



A Division of the Consumer Satisfaction Team, Inc.