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Adult Dual Diagnosis Therapist/ACT Coordinator


Seeking a mental health therapist to lead the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. This position will monitor and track the implementation of ACT, analyze services both quantitatively and qualitatively (especially related to maintaining ACT fidelity), and lead team that provides therapy and case management services, including but not limited to: providing support to maintain the consumer’s preferred level of independence and community integration, psychosocial skills training, and supportive counseling to individuals with mental illness and their families.

The Requirements
Master's degree in a social sciences field.

State licensure or be willing to pursue licensure preferred.

Two years of relevant mental health experience.

Must meet requirements of a Qualified Mental Health Professional.

Certified as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor or willingness to pursue.

Knowledge of practices, principles and philosophy of mental health treatment, including motivational interviewing, assessment, treatment plans and diagnoses, and crisis counseling.

Knowledge of computer basics.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Proficient in coordinating services with care providers from other agencies.

Ability to provide adequate written documentation of services rendered in order to satisfy federal, state and ACT requirements.

Ability to develop documents, spreadsheets, and presentations that illustrate and track how ACT services are being implemented and improved.

Valid driver’s license, and must pass criminal history check and drug screening.

The Company
CHD is a nonprofit corporation that is recognized statewide as an innovator. Join a self-directed team that has the capability to manage their own work and make decisions at the level of service to the customer.

The Area
Tired of the rat race? La Grande, Oregon is a small town in Eastern Oregon that offers fresh air, a strong community presence, virtually no traffic, and lots of outdoor recreation in the surrounding Blue Mountains.  Enjoy hiking, horseback and mountain bike trails, and ATV access at Mt. Emily Recreation Area, bird watching at Ladd Marsh, picnics along the Grande Ronde River, inland links style golf courses and more. Home of Eastern Oregon University.

The Benefits
Full time exempt position with attractive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, paid renewal leave, annual employee appreciation picnics and dinners, Mental Health Days, gym discounts, and more. CHD is a qualified site for Loan Repayment Programs.


January 14, 2022

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