Psychotherapist and Counselor
BioBertrand Moses is the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Specialist at UNICEF for the Eastern Caribbean Area, for 12 countries and territories. In this role, he works to strengthen their MHPSS programmes, policies and strategies for children and youth in the health, education, child protection, social and emergency/disaster sectors.
Prior to this role, Bertrand functioned as the National Coordinator of Child Affairs in the Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago. In this role, he implemented and coordinated the development of the 1st National Child Policy in the Eastern Caribbean and worked along with the civil sector, corporate sector and all government entities related to children and youth.
As a psychotherapist, Bertrand holds over 17 years of experience in mental health, working with the corporate sector, voluntary organizations, communities, schools, hospitals, and clinics. He has also worked in professional, volunteer, humanitarian and emergency settings in Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. He also founded a mental health organization that provided volunteer mental health interventions.
He holds a Master of Science degree in the field of Psychotherapy (MFT) from Loma Linda University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Sciences (Psychology emphasis) from Andrews University. Bertrand is also a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity with George Washington University.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Anti-Racism / Diversity Equity & Inclusion Training,Autism,Coaching and Mentoring,Community Health,Community Organizing,Community Partnerships,Developmental Disabilities,Disability and Accessibility,Disaster and Crisis Management,Education,Gender Equity,Government,Health and Technology,Health Systems,Healthcare Innovation and Transformation,Human Rights,Immigrant and Refugee Health,Journalism and Storytelling,Leadership,Maternal and Child Health,Mental and Behavioral Health,Non-Profit,Outreach and Education,Policy/Advocacy,Program Development,Public Health,Public Policy,Quality Improvement,Research,Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,Stakeholder Engagement,Universal Health,Workforce Pipeline Programs,Youth Development