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Child & Family Behavioral Health Program Specialist (Operations & Policy Analyst 3)

Oregon Health Authority, Salem OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/30/2019

Do you have a background with children’s behavioral or mental health? Is your expertise with ACEs and trauma prevention and intervention? We need you!

The Oregon Health Authority is currently seeking a Child and Family Behavioral Health Program Specialist (Operations and Policy Analyst 3) to join the Health Systems Division in Salem, Oregon. This position provides leadership, coordination and oversight to statewide School Based Mental Health programs and treatment service delivery systems ensuring a data reporting structure that demonstrates strong return on investment.

It focuses on planning, developing policy and program, budget monitoring, and implementing legislation which established School Based Mental Health programs statewide. This entails analyzing and preparing legislative proposals recommending legislative changes to operationalize modifications of existing program operations.


What you will do!
You will serve as a resource and expert for OHA in school based mental health treatment services. In this capacity, you will be the liaison to a variety of Federal, State (specifically Oregon Department of Education) and local partners in the pursuit of OHA goals. This position leads and participates in task forces, committees, workgroups and advisory panels in this specialize program, which requires knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules, fiscal accounting/contracting systems, federal funding, and reporting systems.

The ideal employee’s background is in coordinating program data collection needs with technical requirements for data to be electronically submitted, stored and analyzed. Knowledge and expertise is also necessary in designing processes for the provision of training and technical assistance, and in the system/organizational development.

What we are looking for!

Preference will be given to those who possess a master’s degree in mental health or related field and expertise in mental health treatment services, in school based settings.

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree ; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with
OR; Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with
Knowledge/experience of program development/clinical models related to DSM 5 diagnosis, IDD Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, Children in Child Welfare and Early Psychosis.
Knowledge/experience of best practice around safety and suicide prevention/intervention and with ACEs and trauma prevention and intervention;
Expertise/knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules, fiscal accounting/contracting systems, and federal funding and reporting systems;
Strong experience designing processes for training and technical assistance, system/organizational development;
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

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