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Oregon Youth Authority
  • Full Time
  • Salem
  • $5,953.00-$8,348.00

OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES COORDINATOR
Salem, Oregon – Central Office

To read more about the position, please click here or go to oregonjobs.org and search REQ-24127.

What You Will Be Doing

As the Behavioral Health Services Coordinator, you will act as the Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) administrator with other child-caring agencies and systems in Oregon and to provide consultation to OYA staff and contractors to effectively access services and resources for youth with complex needs.  This position provides service coordination, support, and technical assistance to OYA administration, facility, field staff, contracted providers around social & emotional learning, decision-making & problem-solving, self-identity/self-efficacy curricula, and treatment; this includes program development, program monitoring, program evaluation, programmatic involvement in implementing, and communicating treatment service planning.

The Behavioral Health Services Coordinator coordinates other agency-wide or cross-jurisdictional teams and has extensive interaction with juvenile justice agencies, other state child-serving agencies, including Oregon Health Authority, Department of Human Services and Oregon State Hospital, and other agency and community partners.

This position is responsible for contract administration, contract monitoring, and the provision of technical assistance for contracted general therapy providers; including, program monitoring and evaluation, development,  implementation of youth development services, and participation in the review and approval of curricula and intervention for use with OYA youth in all areas of youth development.

To read the full description of this position, please click here.

A Little About OYA:

The Oregon Youth Authority is a national leader in the juvenile justice field, pioneering the implementation of a positive human development framework for its work with staff and youth, and using data to match the right youth with the right services. The mission of OYA is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.

Please take a moment to watch this quick video about Oregon Youth Authority, our team and our culture bit.ly/work4OYA. For more information please visit www.oregon.gov/oya.

What’s in it for you:

OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the office is as valuable as it is inside the office. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules and a competitive benefits package which includes:

Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.

Grow your career with us – we offer unlimited growth potential in a variety of disciplines.
Come work in an environment where employees feel welcome and have developed friendship among their co-workers. OYA values diversity and inclusion and welcome those that bring different skills, strengths, background and views that makes us unique within ourselves and will bring value to the workplace. If you want to help contribute to making OYA a great place to work, WE WANT YOU!

To read more about the position, please click here or go to oregonjobs.org and search REQ-24127.

THE OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO SELECTING, TRAINING, SUPPORTING AND EMPOWERING A COMPETENT AND DIVERSE WORKFORCE. ​






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