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Training Specialist 



  1. Works with Director of Training to plan training and educational programs, ensuring alignment with strategic initiatives, accreditation, and core values.
    1. Communicates training and educational course ideas, based on feedback and observation, to the Director of Training and subsequently supports Director of Training with development of identified offerings.
    2. Works with the Director of Training to maintain a training calendar that meets the onboarding and training needs of the Wyandot BHN staff.
    3. Supports Director of Training with development of training curriculum by helping to determine modalities, producing content, designing exercises, as requested.
    4. Updates and maintains the Training Page on the WBHN intranet (The Dot) ensuring that it contains the most current information.
  2. Delivers Organization defined ‘standard’ programs that are consistent with Medicaid, other regulatory standards, and accrediting bodies.
    1. Assist in managing all Onboarding of WBHN staff by ensuring that all sessions have necessary paperwork/handouts, sign-in sheets, etc.
    2. In collaboration with Human Resources Coordinator, establishes schedule for New Employee Orientation 1 and 2 (NEO 1 and NEO 2), and schedules and notifies all presenters of their presentation time via Outlook invite.
    3. Coordinates and delivers identified training sessions (presenting according to prescribed schedule, providing direction/oversight in the handling of logistics [room reservation, refreshments, audio/video, etc.] facilitating/conducting sessions, instructing participants, etc.).
  3. Works with the Training Coordinator in the administration of departmental operations.
    1. Ensures the Training Coordinator has all necessary information to maintain training records in identified Learning Management System (LMS)
    2. Acts as a back-up to the Training Coordinator in managing and entering data into LMS.
    3. Maintains back-up training records as requested by Director of Training, including updating spreadsheets, completing data entry, and filing of sign-in sheets
  4. Ensures continuous quality improvement for the workshops/session delivered.
    1. Maintains feedback processes (designing evaluation tools, exploring options, modifying techniques/strategies, etc.).
    2. With Director of Training, measures training effectiveness (administering session evaluations, soliciting input from managers, evaluating impact, modifying/improving workshops, etc.).
  5. Contributes to team effort by performing other duties as needed/assigned.



Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field. Equivalent experience may be substituted

Experience: Two years’ experience in behavioral health or related field required, with experience designing, developing and/or delivering training. One year experience presenting to groups of 10 or more or demonstrated comfort and aptitude of speaking in front of groups.

Skills & Abilities: Excellent communication (oral/written) and organizational skills. Outstanding writing skills required. Outstanding presentation skills essential, including the ability to institute a comfortable learning environment, acknowledge the varied levels of understanding among participants, and the ability to respond appropriately. Demonstrated success in engaging participants. Must have excellent interpersonal relations skills, able to establish and maintain a positive, nurturing/encouraging rapport with all constituents. Ability to effectively interact with constituents at all levels [internally/externally]. Adept at learning new approaches to adult learning and adapting to change. Maturity, judgment, wisdom, and tact are essential in effectively handling projects and interacting appropriately with people. Computer proficiency, including solid knowledge and application of the following software: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Knowledge of LMS and eLearning authoring software desired.

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hours 8:00 to 5:00 pm  
Pay Range 55,000 to 60,000 Annually  
Division Wyandot Behavioral Health Network, Inc.  
Number of Openings 1  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.

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