NYPD Trainer- The Institute

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



198 East 121st Street
New York
United States


CUCS’ Academy for Justice-Informed Practice (Academy) is workforce training initiative targeting professionals of all disciplines who work with individuals with behavioral health needs and criminal justice involvement. We partner with experts from across mental health and criminal justice disciplines to develop and conduct high quality training programs that advance leading-edge information, teach concrete skills and foster best practices.  

Please Note: Job location is in College Point Queens. Job hours: 3:00p -11:00p



The CUCS Academy is seeking to hire 1 full-time evening trainer for an exciting training collaboration between CUCS and the New York City Police Department (NYPD). Trainers will deliver an award-winning Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) curriculum to New York City officers developed by the NYPD in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and CUCS. The training utilizes lecture, simulations and role play to improve the interactions between police officers and individuals in mental health crisis who come to the attention of the police through NYPD's 911/EDP system. Trainers will work closely and collaboratively with NYPD training staff and professional actors to deliver this curriculum throughout the year. All trainings take place at the New York City Police Academy in College Point, Queens. The hours for this position are 3:00pm-11pm. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Trainers will be required to deliver the CIT training to New York City officers in multi-disciplinary teams. Trainers will work closely with NYPD leads to ensure that training is meeting high quality training standards. In addition, trainers will be required to learn and deliver related training curricula as needed to human service and criminal justice professionals. This is a high profile position that requires maturity, tact, and the ability to work with and engage individuals working in law enforcement and other varied professional disciplines. 


  • MSW or related graduate degree
  • At least 3 years of post-masters direct service and/or supervisory experience in health and human services setting.
  • Experience working with homeless individuals, people with behavioral health needs and individuals with criminal justice involvement preferred. 
  • At least 1 of the 3 required years must be in a supervisory or training position.
  • Training and curriculum development experience preferred.   
  • Knowledge of community-based behavioral health services and the criminal justice system preferred.  
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to flexibly manage multiple tasks. 
  • Computer literacy.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to commute to College Point Queens and work a shift with regular hours of 3pm-11pm


Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

CUCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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