ACT Assistant Manager/Team Lead position open at Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare

OCEACT would like to announce that Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has an ACT team lead position open. Please read the description below to learn about the position and details for how to apply.

Assistant Manager, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Lead
Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has an immediate opening for an Assistant Manager to work in a dynamic, community-based program serving individuals living with serious mental illness. This program includes an Assertive Community Treatment program that is evidence based and follows a fidelity model. This position will directly supervise and oversee the services by all staff working with the Community Support Services and ACT populations. The Assistant Manager/ACT lead will be responsible for a limited caseload and will perform a variety of services of a QMHP.
• Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university meeting the requirement for Oregon QMHP
• Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain license in Oregon or Washington
• Background check clearance
• Ability to meet insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside of the state of Oregon
• At least 3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with the mentally ill and working knowledge of ACT programming
• Bilingual
The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.
Employer paid benefits for full time employees include Medical, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and Short-term disability (dependent covered on medical and dental at cost to employee). 11 paid holidays and 22 days of PTO years 1-3, increases after year 3. PTO accumulation starts at hire and is available for use as accumulated. CBH also offers sabbatical of 22 days after 10 years of service. Salary DOE. Application can be found on our website. Please submit along with your cover letter, resume and references to Be sure to put “Assistant Manager, ACT Team Lead” in the subject line of your email.
Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.


Supported Employment Specialist position open at Adapt in Roseburg, Or.

OCEACT would like to announce that Adapt is currently recruiting for a Full Time IPS Supported Employment Specialist. Please see below for more details on the position and how to apply.

The Employment Specialist, Carries out the services of the IPS Supported Employment program by assisting clients to seek, obtain, and maintain a career that is consistent with their vocational goals. The Employment Specialist will provide support for educational goals that will assist a participant to either start, maintain, or advance in a career that meets their personal vocational goals.
• Direct Billable Services:provides IPS Supported Employment services to members as directed by a QMHP in line with fidelity established for IPS Supported Employment and documented in the Individual Service and Support Plan (ISSP); uses interventions informed by Evidence-based Practices endorsed by Compass Behavioral Health.
• Consultation/COORDINATION:actively promotes the harmonious delivery of services through coordination of interventions in collaboration with treatment team and Vocational Rehabilitation team members achieved by ongoing communication and active problem solving with the treatment team regarding outcomes, barriers and case observations.
• DOCUMENTATION :maintains and completes required records, reports, documentation as required by departmental policy and state and federal law.
• Community Based Services:as many of the services are provided with in the community and throughout Douglas County, driving is an essential and daily function of this position; transports individuals, family members and other supports to/from services.
• TRAINING/SUPERVISION:participates in professional development through individual and group supervision, unit and agency staff meetings, workshops and Essential Learning tutorials; develops, modifies, and or obtains training programs and materials in consultation with Lead and Program Director; promotes peer professional development by sharing training materials and or training others in successful interventions.
• Regular and consistent attendance is required: Work is performed in a variety of environments including facility, community, and within the home. Work may involve bending, hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting up to 34 pounds, sitting, standing, walking, and driving. Considerable attention is given to personal safety when in contact with potentially aggressive clients. Employees must maintain a positive mental attitude and a tolerance for pressure situations.

• Education and/or experience equivalent to undergraduate degree in mental health, social services, or business. Experience working with people with severe mental illness, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Ability to work as an effective team player is essential.
• Position requires driving a vehicle, a satisfactory driving record must be provided upon employment.

Excellent salary and great benefits available. Adapt offers medical insurance plans to all eligible Full-Time employees and their families, in which Adapt currently pays 100% of the premiums. In addition, a 401K plan is available to all employees and contributed to by Adapt after a specified time of employment.
Please send cover letter and resume to

Come join our growing team!

Peer Support Specialist position and a Counselor III, ACT position open at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has two ACT positions open. Please use links below to view the job postings and any further details on how to apply.

 The link to the Counselor III, ACT job post and to apply directly is below:

The link to the Peer Support Specialist, ACT job post and to apply directly is below:

Please give a warm welcome to OCEACT’s new statewide trainer, Christina Lindsey!

Please give a warm welcome to OCEACT’s new statewide trainer, Christina Lindsey!

Christina Lindsey graduated from The University of Oregon in 2003, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She then spent several years in various customer service positions before landing on an ACT Team in Arizona. There, Christina became very passionate about adult mental health, recovery, and the ACT model in particular. After a year and half in Arizona, Christina followed her husband back to Oregon and secured a place as the Peer Support Specialist for the Laurel Hill Center ACT Team. Christina was with Laurel Hill for four years and is excited for new experiences as a Statewide Trainer with OCEACT.

Christina is a self-professed “nerd” who enjoys science fiction, anime, and comic books. She also enjoys crafting, knitting, and gardening. Christina and her husband like to spend time together playing video games, bike riding, and analyzing the plots of television shows.

ACT team lead position open at Columbia Community Mental Health.

OCEACT would like to announce that Columbia Community Mental Health is hiring for a new ACT team lead. Please read job description below and follow their website link to apply.

SUMMARY: ACT team leader assuring program adherence to ACT fidelity.

• ACT program development and meet ACT fidelity benchmarks
• Supervision, training of assigned staff
• Assessments/evaluations
• Treatment planning
• Case management
• Group/family/individual therapy/skills training
• Dual Diagnosis work
• Consultation/education
• Information/referral
• Community outreach
• Psych Rehab Crisis Team member
• Clinical record keeping/report writing
• Participate in agency meetings
• Liaison with other human service organizations
• Coverage, as needed, for other team members
1. Client transport as needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises the Mental Health Counselor I/II in department and is supervised by the Clinical Director of Residential Treatment & Specialty Services. All staff and programs are responsible to the Executive Director.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work/related field from an accredited college. Prefer licensure. Minimum of three years of related experience. CADC within one year of employment.

Anyone interested in learning more about our agency is invited to visit our website at where they will also be directed to our ADP Career Center should they wish to apply for this position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled or closed.

ACT Mental Health Counselor II position open at Columbia Community Mental Health.

OCEACT would like to announce to the ACT community that Columbia Community Mental Health is currently seeking a full time MHC II to join their ACT Team, part of their Psychiatric Rehabilitation Outpatient Department. A description of the position is below.

This position provides therapeutic services to adults diagnosed with serious mental health issues and serves as part of the Assertive Community Treatment Team.

Other duties include but are not limited to:
1. Assessments/Evaluations
2. Dual diagnosis treatment
3. Case management
4. After-hours Crisis Team as needed
5. ACT On-Call Rotation

Minimum required qualifications:
1. Master Degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology or other related field
2. Minimum three years’ work related experience
3. CADC within 1 year or as developed per supervisor

Preferred qualifications:
1. Licensure
2. Previous Assertive Community Treatment experience

Candidate must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, proof of current auto insurance and ability to be agency insured (DMV check required). Successful candidate must be committed to working with diverse community populations.

CCMH is an NHSC (National Health Service Corps) approved site.
This position may qualify for the Loan Forgiveness Program.

Anyone interested in learning more about our agency is invited to visit our website at where they will also be directed to our ADP Career Center should they wish to apply for this position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled or closed.