ACT Clinician, Peer Support Specialist & Supported Employment Specialist Positions Open at NARA Northwest

OCEACT would like to announce that NARA Northwest in Multnomah County has several open ACT positions. If individuals are interested in applying or have any questions please email Andrea Garber,, and reference what position is of interest. Please see the ACT Clinician, ACT Peer Support Specialist, & ACT Supported Employment Specialist position descriptions below:

ACT Clinician

ACT Supported Employment Specialist

ACT Peer Support Specialist job description

FACT Program Manager Position Open at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare is hiring a Program Manager for their Forensic-ACT team. Creative leaders with the ability to share advanced clinical skills and experience to support our team in delivering services that fosters participant hope, resilience, and full community participation are encouraged to apply by following the link below:


Please Welcome OCEACT’s New Statewide Trainer, Liz Middleton!


OCEACT would like to announce the hiring of our newest Statewide Trainer, Liz Middleton!

Liz has worked in community mental health in a variety of roles both clinical and supervisory for nearly thirty years. As a QMHP, Liz has provided care in a variety of settings: recovery-oriented partial care, prison, dual-disorder inpatient, SRTF, low-barrier transitional housing and probation. Liz has Team Lead experience in two ACT programs. The most recent has been with Cascadia Behavioral Health Forensic Act Team since inception in 2015 until January 2022.
Liz has received a wealth of knowledge from the following resources: participants, colleagues, supervisors, continuing education trainings, every OCEACT conference and from Temple University School of Social Work. Liz achieved a BSW (Stockton University) and MSW (Temple University) and has been an Oregon LCSW since 2007. Liz is also a proud Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner since 2017.
Self-care activities include hiking, cycling, yoga, reading, thrifting and spending time with friends both two and four-legged. Currently, there are three elder Chihuahua mixes and three playful felines ruling the home in Portland.

You can find her contact info listed HERE on our contact page.