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ACT Statewide Trainer, Statewide, OR

Options for Southern Oregon

Behavioral Health Professional

Statewide, OR

April 12, 2018

ACT Statewide Trainer (Oregon)


Coordinates implementation of evidence-based assertive community treatment (ACT) in selected sites across the state. Conducts trainings at various sites and at annual events. Performs fidelity reviews for assigned evidence based program models. Extensive travel required.

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


Coordinates implementation of evidence-based Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in selected sites across the state.

  1. Assists sites in developing stakeholder groups with key members.
  2. 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.
  3. Meets individually with program managers and directors as needed to address specific implementation aspects that are site specific.
  4. Presents principles of ACT to consumers, families, clinical staff and community partners in venues that include trainings and kickoff events.
  5. Assists with development of an intensive training plan for each community mental health provider implementing ACT.


  1. Assists with the production of annual ACT statewide training events with multiple speakers, slideshows, and group activities.
  2. Conducts ACT training on site.
  3. Assists with all site monthly ACT conference calls. Calls will cover specific topics within toolkit materials, supplemental materials and topics of ongoing training.
  4. Provides phone and email support, along with regular electronic resource distribution, to all ACT team members and stakeholders as implementation occurs.
  5. Presents in didactic style materials developed locally, such as reporting forms, intake forms, and referral forms. National level documentation, such as fidelity reviews and outcome forms will be presented specifically. Additional documentation required by clinical staff, such as treatment plan, will be addressed in site specific trainings.


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

Lived experience of mental illness and recovery a plus.

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

Experience with program evaluation and ACT preferred.

Valid OR driver’s license required with an excellent driving record and ability to drive between sites in Oregon. Must successfully complete state-required background check and DMV check.

Company Overview:

Options for Southern Oregon is a private non-profit organization. We serve people of all ages who have mental health needs. Our holistic approach addresses housing, advocacy, community integration, crisis intervention, therapy, co-occurring issues, education, work, and economic well-being. We foster the development of mental and emotional health in children, adults, and families, and support the participation of our clients as respected members of the community. We employ over 350 people in 11 locations in Grants Pass and Medford.

Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. Options for Southern Oregon provides robust benefits for our employees: generous paid time off, family medical, agency-paid employee dental, retirement plan with 6% match, life and accidental death and dismemberment, long term disability; family dental and voluntary life are available.

How To Apply:

Please visit our website at and click on Jobs to complete the online application process, or call 541-476-2373.

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