Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Statewide Trainer (Oregon)

Overview:

Excellent salary and benefits: family medical, long term disability, 403 (b) plan with 6% match – and more.

The full-time ACT Statewide Trainer coordinates implementation of evidence-based assertive community treatment in selected sites across the state. This role provides trainings at various sites and at annual events and conducts fidelity reviews for ACT assigned evidence-based program models.

This position works remotely.

Extensive travel is required.

They must be a self-starter, well disciplined, able to meet deadlines, an effective public speaker, and possess good organizational skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to meet people with ease, write and edit effectively, and communicate the written and spoken word with tact, diplomacy, and/or authority when necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • This position coordinates implementation of evidence-based Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in selected sites across the state
  • Assists sites in developing stakeholder groups with key members
  • Acts as liaison between community mental health providers and community partners such as Oregon Health Authority, Oregon State Hospital, Coordinated Care Organizations, Department of Corrections, and others as needed for relationship/partnership development
  • Meets individually with program managers and directors as needed to address specific implementation aspects that are site specific
  • Presents principles of ACT to consumers, families, clinical staff and community partners in venues that include trainings and kickoff events
  • Conducts ACT fidelity reviews and writes reports detailing results of reviews
  • Assists with development of an intensive training plan for each community mental health provider implementing ACT

Training Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the production of annual ACT statewide training events with multiple speakers, slideshows, and group activities
  • Conducts ACT training on-site
  • Assists with all site monthly ACT conference calls
  • Calls will cover specific topics within toolkit materials, supplemental materials, and topics of ongoing training
  • Provides phone and email support, along with regular electronic resource distribution, to all ACT team members and stakeholders as implementation occurs

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience) is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

This position requires the ability to telecommute and work independently in the field. Proficiency with a variety of software applications and technologies is required.

Experience with program evaluation and ACT is preferred. Lived experience of mental illness and recovery is a plus.

The candidate must pass state-required background and DMV checks, possess a valid driver’s license, have an excellent driving record, and have the ability to drive between sites in Oregon.

How to Apply:

For more detailed information, and to apply online, please visit our website at www.optionsonline.org and click on Jobs. EOE.