TITLE:  Infant Mental Health Trainer/Facilitator, SPCC’s Mary Ellen Institute 

REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Mary Ellen Institute 

HOURS:  Range from 15-30 per week

SALARY: $26/hr 

Status: Non-Exempt, Some flexibility to work evenings or weekends may be required. 


JOB SUMMARY: This position will be dedicated to facilitating training on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) and Reflective Supervision for multidisciplinary professionals in the community who work with, or on behalf of infants, young children, and families. This position will provide consultation and implementation support services for professionals in the community who work within this field as well.  



  • The IECMH Trainer/Consultant provides training that includes, but not limited to, IMH: Theory to Practice, IECMH, Trauma-Informed Care in Early Childhood Settings, Reflective Supervision/Consultation, and the DC: 0-5 (if certified by Zero to Three).   
  • Consultation may include but is not limited to building IECMH competencies in a program/organization, provision of group reflective consultation, advocacy for IECMH competencies, developing and working collaboratively with community professionals and family partners.  
  • Conducting assessment(s) of disciplined specific needs. 
  • Customization of training and consultation services and products, as well as strategic planning.  
  • Facilitates relationships based on trauma informed and culturally responsive IECMH related trainings.   
  • Facilitates reflective consultation groups at appropriate Endorsement/licensure level.   
  • Familiarize with child-serving systems and continuously assess IECMH needs related to specific systems.   
  • Complete monthly statistics, attendance, and documentation of services provided in platforms including Comet, Office 365 Suite, etc.    
  • Assist with proposals and funder related reports as necessary.   
  • Serves as an ambassador and representative for the Mary Ellen Institute and agency in the community.   
  • Perform all administrative tasks related to the position including prompt responses to email communication, meeting project deadlines, and being prepared for all presentations/trainings.   
  • In conjunction with the MEI Supervisor, manage requests for training from interested parties.    
  • Collaborates and maintains working relationships with community agencies to ensure there are quality services rendered for children and families.   
  • Actively participates in all levels of individual and group supervision.   
  • Attends mandatory training, as well as program and community meetings.   
  • Demonstrates a commitment to best practice, professional development and leadership.   
  • Utilizes in person and virtual platforms and related tools for the successful delivery of services.  
  • Exemplifies a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion work and delivering services within a trauma-informed and equitable lens.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or representative.   



  • Bachelors or Master’s preferred in human services discipline, experience can be considered in lieu of formal education.  
  • Strong understanding and experience working within the lens of IECMH and RSC.  
  • Demonstrates high reflective capacity and practice, values relationship-based, trauma informed service provision with cultural humility and responsiveness. Endorsement through the New York State Association of Infant Mental Health (NYS-AIMH), or Endorsed within 12 months of hire, and maintained.   
  • Group facilitation and relationship building skills required.  Must have an interest, passion and/or experience in working with infants and young children 0-6 years old from an IECMH perspective. Adherence to professional and ethical standards required, including ethical principles related to client interaction.  
  • Willingness to work towards enhancing expertise in the area of IMH and Reflective Practices by attending available workshops and seminars.  
  • Possess skillsets with navigate various technology platforms and software including but not limited to: Zoom, Office 365, Power Point, etc.).  

WORKING AT SPCC: As an employer, SPCC believes that it is our responsibility to offer a work environment that is family-friendly, flexible scheduling, supportive, and trauma-informed. Professional development opportunities that enhance program goals and employee needs are offered. Quality weekly individual and group supervision is prioritized for all staff. SPCC is committed to the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and delivering services with a trauma-informed and equitable lens. We are seeking candidates who can contribute to this standard and purpose of the agency in efforts to better serve the well-being of all.  


Candidate will be required to successfully complete the Agency Confidentiality Agreement, required Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance. The Candidate must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance. 


This position is benefits eligible. 


SUBMIT APPLICATION and RESUME TO: Beth Russell, at erussell@spcc-roch.org R 

DEADLINE: June 10th, 2024 

APPLICATION LINK HERE: Employment Opportunities – Society for the Protection and Care of Children (spcc-roch.org)