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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Regional Training Specialist - Crisis Prevention & Intervention -Trainer in Villanova, Pennsylvania


Are you interested in contributing to the professional growth of employees by conducting a nationally-recognized crisis prevention and emergency safety intervention training program? Do you enjoy traveling and training in a variety of behavioral health, educational, and human service settings?

Then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Training Resources team!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is looking fora trainer who understands and performs the skills and strategies that professionals need to safely and effectively support the individuals they serve.

Our ideal team member is an outstanding trainer and practitioner of Safe & Positive Approaches® They will have the ability to develop and expand their expertise, helping to build capacity to meet the needs of DCTR’s growing customer base.

The Regional Training Specialist-Trainer will:

  • Impact staff competencies and professional growth by developing and conducting train-the-trainer programs;

  • Serve as an integral member of the DCTR team, contributing to a strong organizational culture of employee learning and development, helping to make a positive impact on the lives of the many children, adolescents and adults entrusted to the care of the organizations we serve;

  • Evaluate training programs and revise, recommend, and implement enhancements as indicated;

  • Participate in the design and development of curricular materials and resources (classroom, e-learning, and blended learning methods) that improve staff performance;

  • Have the opportunity to travel to a wide array of service-settings located throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware (and possibly other states),providing consultation and training, and exchanging ideas and practices with treatment and education professionals;

  • Develop marketing skills by establishing partnerships with internal and external customers of DCTR.


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To qualify, the Regional Training Specialist will have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred, in psychology, human services, employee learning and development or related field.

  • Two (2) or more years of experience, working in various treatment and educational program settings serving individuals with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual/ developmental disabilities and/or mental health/behavioral challenges.

  • Two (2) or more years of demonstrated experience conducting staff training with a variety of settings, delivery formats and audiences.Certification as a trainer in Safe & Positive Approaches® (Staff Effectiveness, Safety Techniques and Personal Emergency Interventions), or a certified trainer in a comparable nationally-recognized crisis prevention/emergency safety interventions curricula is preferred.Requires experience training these curricula, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to perform all physical skills with technical accuracy. Additional experience as a supervisor is a plus.

  • Experience using coaching, error correction, and feedback procedures; applying adult learning theory and active learning methods; conducting structured practice and knowledge and practical assessments of learner performance; and using evaluation tools.

  • Understanding and experience applying systems of PBIS and trauma-informed care.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and customer service skills.

  • Technological proficiencies in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as commonly used data-base, learning management, video conferencing, and e-learning platforms.

  • Understanding of and experience applying behavioral principles (ABA), systems of PBIS, and trauma informed care.

  • Due to the specific physical demands of this position, the selected candidate will be required to complete a physical assessment exam with a selected Occupational Health physician familiar with the physical requirements of this position.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 months ago (9/30/2022 12:14 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-26720

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.