On March 30th, 2021, OCEACT hosted a consultation call with Patricia Deegan, PhD where she explored the role of peer specialists working on clinical teams. She described some of the differences between the peer support role and the clinical role and demonstrated how specific tools in Recovery Library help peer supporters and clinicians work together, especially around supporting people in their use of psychiatric medications. If you missed this call or would like to re-watch, please follow the link below for the recording.
Topic: Consultation with Patricia Deegan, PhD – Using Recovery Library to Create Synergy Between the Work of Peer Specialists and Clinicians
Meeting Recording Link (see required passcode below):
Access Passcode: Deegan3.30
LifeWorks NW has a Program Director position open to oversee the Rehabilitation Program and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams. To view details on the position and learn how to apply, please follow the link below.
LifeWorks NW Program Director Position
OCEACT would like to share with you a recent publication that OCEACT staff published about all the wonderful work ACT programs across Oregon have accomplished to implement high fidelity and recovery oriented services.
This article highlights some of the innovative strategies that Oregon has used to make ACT accessible to as many Oregonians as possible in urban, rural and frontier communities.
It is the results of your hard work and dedication that makes the success of ACT programs thrive.
OCEACT looks forward to our continued partnership with you to improve the quality of lives of individuals living with Serious Mental Illness by offering them ACT services and other evidence based practices. Helping individuals served by ACT programs live their best, most rewarding lives is our shared mission.
Click HERE to read the article celebrating ACT implementation in Oregon.
Options for Southern Oregon, located in Grants Pass and Medford, is recruiting for two full-time Employment Specialists, one at each location! Click HERE for more information.
Here is a good place to start if you have any questions regarding COVID 19 and behavioral health.
OHA Behavioral Health COVID-19 vaccine FAQ