Trauma Smart Trainer (Crittenton Children's Center), Full Time. Kansas City, Missouri.

Saint Luke's Health System
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Since 1896, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Crittenton Children's Center has served as the region's premier psychiatric care provider for children, adolescents, and their families. Crittenton is licensed as a psychiatric hospital by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and licensed as a Child Placing Agency and Residential Child Care Agency by the Missouri Department of Social Services-Children's Division.

We are currently seeking a full time Trauma Smart Trainer and Consultant.


Monday – Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm; requires overnight travel of up to 2-8 nights per month.


The Work:

Trauma Smart is an innovative, evidence based model of trauma informed practice, utilized by teachers, parents and mental health providers. We work with elementary and secondary schools, Head Start, and other early childhood programs to create safe, healthy environments for children to learn, grow and succeed.

We are looking for a master's level mental health professional.

  • The trainer consultant supports client agencies as they work toward becoming trauma informed and provides direct service including training and consultation for client agencies.

  • Provides individual, family and group therapy, consultation and training as designated by director.

  • Provide training in early childhood brain development and mental health interventions to early childhood educators across the United States.

  • Training in trauma informed models will be provided.



  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling. 

  • Missouri licensure at the clinical level.

  • Knowledge of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), early childhood, education, Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC), Spanish or other languages is a plus.  

  • Must have a clean driving record and applicable vehicle insurance.


Why Saint Luke’s?

  • Our leadership supports nurse engagement and allows their voices to be heard.

  • We value our nurses’ knowledge, experience, and expertise to improve patient outcomes and quality care.

  • The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital, health system, and the healthcare industry.

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.


Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:
Less than 1 year

Licensed Masters Social Worker (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Master's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time
Day (United States of America)



"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

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