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We welcome career posting for positions related to assertive community treatment (ACT). We also welcome postings related to Individual Placement and Support (IPS) teams, which is an evidence-based practice (EBP) of supported employment. 

Positions may include team leadership and staffing, as well as other critical stakeholder positions for these EBPs. These include, but are not limited to: training, consulting, research, and fidelity evaluations. State and local mental health authorities charged with overseeing ACT and IPS teams are encouraged to share their postings here, as well. 

The Career Listings are open to stakeholders in the United States, and abroad. 

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*These posts are from multiple organizations and may not be associated with UNC or the CECMH, unless otherwise specified.

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Multiple Assertive Community Treatment Team PositionsApril 24, 2023Western NCBlue Ridge Health ServicesSee descriptions attached to each job on Blue Ridge Health Careers page.
Director of the ACT InstituteFebruary 14, 2023New York, New YorkCenter for Practice Innovations, NYSPI and Columbia University. New YorkNEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE 1051 Riverside Drive, NewYork, NY 10032 Research Scientist 6, Salary Grade 35, Full-time Department of Psychiatry/ Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Reseach DUTIES: The candidate is expected to: • Direct the ACT Institute. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a community based and mobile team intervention designed for people with complex primary and behavioral health conditions. The Director overseas all training activities (face-to-face, webinar, on-line modules), consultations and technical assistance conducted by the ACT Institute for 108 ACT teams state-wide. • Interface with OMH Central Office staff to help shape OMH’s vision for ACT and to identify new and ongoing focus areas for ACT Institute that reflect Central Office priorities. • Supervise ACT Training Director, Coordinator of Best Practices and Fidelity Coordinator, ACT/FIT Implementation Specialist, ACT program administrator. • Supervise graduate students and oversee internship program. • Oversee all curriculum and develop, design, and deliver trainings for ACT. • Develop and participate in research related to the ACT and prepare manuscripts and reports for publication for the professional community. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate and seven years of professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a master’s degree and eight years of such experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Social Work or related field PREFERRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Experience with ACT model; supervisory experience; previous responsibility for program budget; familiarity with NYS OMH personnel and programs LOCATION: NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032 (Incumbent must be on site at least 50% time) TO BE PRE-SCREENED FOR THIS POSITION, please send cover letter detailing qualifications, and resume/CV to, subject line: ACT Institute Director Applicant – (Your name). Application through New York State (posting pending) will be required to be fully considered for this position.