The Behavioral Health Training & Education Network

(A division of CST, Inc.)


Job Posting for Behavioral Health Training Specialist


Specific Responsibilities:


The Behavioral Health 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 Behavioral Health Training Specialist will also be expected to teach within his/her areas of expertise. This Training Specialist will oversee the program’s Racial and Social Justice Training Series and Adult Case Management Orientation, among other training and educational events. The Training Specialist will use his/her 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. More specifically, duties included in this position are, but may not be limited to, the following:


  • Identify training needs/conduct focus groups to inform the DBHIDS training system
  • Develop educational material on topics identified by system
  • Teach, facilitate, and provide supportive activities
  • Learn and utilize basic virtual training formats
  • Assist with the planning and implementing of various behavioral health


  • Provide technical assistance to various behavioral health constituents
  • Work with and provide training for identified community groups
  • Being knowledgeable of and comply with various continuing education regulations and criteria
  • Additional duties that may be assigned by the Program Director and/or the designee



Skills required:


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • 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 Behavioral Health 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, LPC, LMFT, CPRP,
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in a behavioral health
  • 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
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • 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 annual salary of $56,500 (depending on education, qualifications, and experience) plus a comprehensive benefit package.


The Consumer Satisfaction Team is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To submit a CV or resume and a cover letter, email Abigail Pol, Program Director at: [email protected], either as an MS Word or as a PDF document.