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Training and Implementation Support

NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE1051 Riverside Drive, NewYork, NY 10032Research Scientist 6, Salary Grade 35, Full-timeDepartment of Psychiatry/ Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy ReseachDUTIES: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 fieldPREFERRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Experience with ACT model; supervisory experience; previous responsibility for program budget; familiarity with NYS OMH personnel and programsLOCATION: 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.

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