The Training Specialist will support Maternal Mental Health NOW’s Clinical Director and Training Faculty in facilitating and delivering live, in person trainings on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders to a variety of audiences across Los Angeles County.
The Training Specialist reports to the Clinical Director. S/he will also work closely with the Training Coordinator, members of the volunteer Training Committee other staff members.
Essential Job Functions:
- Deliver recorded, live, in-person and/or virtual trainings on the signs, symptoms and treatment options of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders to a variety of audiences;
- With guidance from the Clinical Director, develop new and update existing curriculum for Maternal Mental Health NOW training program, which includes in-person trainings and online courses;
- Distribute and collect evaluations at trainings;
- Promote Maternal Mental Health NOW’s training program to health care institutions, social service agencies and county departments throughout the county, state and country;
- Contribute to the development of curriculum and collateral material for Maternal Mental Health NOW;
- Manage the process of applying for and awarding Continuing Education Units for each of the online courses, conference and individual trainings as applicable;
- Develop relationships with Maternal Mental Health NOW’s project partners and facilitate regular communications;
- Assist with the implementation of quality improvement strategies as organizations integrate screening, referrals and treatment for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders into their operational practices;
- Contribute to the curation of Maternal Mental Health NOW’s annual conference and webinar series;
- Facilitate consultation group as needed;
- Identify individuals and organizations that should be included in the Los Angeles County Maternal Mental Health Resource Directory;
- Serve as a member of Maternal Mental Health NOW’s Training Committee;
- Report on key metrics and benchmarks on a monthly basis;
- Other duties as assigned.
- MSW, LMFT, PsyD, PhD, LPCC, RN or similar licensure;
- Expertise in perinatal mental health;
- Experience serving mental health needs of pregnant and postpartum women and their families;
- Comfort speaking in front of a large audience;
- Dynamic and engaging presentation style;
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet software;
- Spanish proficiency a plus;
- Ability to travel if needed.
Community Partners is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
Note: This description is not meant to be all-inclusive.