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Orange/Chatham County Openings
This position serves as the Peer Support Specialist within the ACT Team. The Peer Support Specialist is a specialty role required by the North Carolina Assertive Community Treatment Clinical Coverage Policy No. 8A-1, whose lived experience with mental illness and behavioral health services provides expertise that training and education cannot replicate. The Peer Support Specialist is a fully integrated team member who provides highly individualized services in the community and promotes the self-determination and shared decision-making abilities of individuals served by the ACT Team. APPLY HERE.
The Team Lead is also a practicing clinician and provides direct services to individuals served by the ACT Team, including evidence-based therapies, psychoeducation and support for individuals’ family members, clinical assessments, crisis response services, and development and implementation of person-centered treatment plans. APPLY HERE.
Wake County Openings
This position serves as the co-occurring disorders specialist on the CECMH ACT team and should have knowledge and familiarity with best-practice therapeutic approaches for adults with primary psychotic disorders with co-occurring substance use disorders. This position is responsible for the coordination of ACT services for an assigned group of individuals served by the ACT Team, including clinical assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, such as integrated dual disorders treatment and will require knowledge of appropriate interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing among others.
- This position may assume some administrative responsibilities within the ACT Team.
- This position may participate in the supervision and training of other ACT Team members, or interns/learners during rotations or placement with the ACT Team.
- This position participates in the on-call rotation for the ACT Team and is expected to respond appropriately to calls within the required timeframe.
- This position reports directly to the ACT Team Lead.
Applicants must hold a master’s degree in the human services field (Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, etc.). Applicants must hold or be pursuing licensure (full or provisional) or certification through the North Carolina Addiction Specialists Professional Practice board. APPLY HERE.
The UNC Department of Psychiatry is seeking a research instructor responsible for assisting with the supervision and coordination of all aspects of evaluation, outcome assessment, quality improvement, technical assistance, and research efforts at the Center of Excellence of Community Mental Health and its affiliated clinical programs, and the Department of Psychiatry.
Activities will include: day-to-day project management; supporting quality improvement and technical assistance efforts; coordinating the training of staff around data collection; coordinating and collecting, managing and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data; conducting literature reviews and summarizing literature for project reports and research proposals; facilitating project meetings, when necessary; and developing and disseminating project reports, presentations and publications to agency staff, department personnel, and other stakeholders.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, public health, health informatics or a related discipline. APPLY HERE.
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