Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program Assistant:  Part time (20 hours per week) contractual positions available with Pines Behavioral Health Services, specifically within the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT), supporting persons with a primary diagnosis of serious mental illness and/or co-occurring and who, without ACT, would require more restrictive services and/or settings.  Position entails implementing the support needed as outlined in the treatment plan such as accessing physical health care, maintaining housing, transitioning into community, coping with relapse, and maintaining recovery.   May also involve transporting to non-medical appointments if all other resources have been exhausted.  Minimum of a high school diploma, and understanding of adults with severe mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorders. Entry salary range $12.00 to $16.00 per hour commensurate with diploma/degree.  Submit resume to  EOE

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS: If you are interested in completing an internship with Pines, students must submit a cover letter and resume to Pines Behavioral Health, attention Sue Enos, in addition to the internship application link. Internship Application

*Note, an internship can only be approved with a copy of professional liability insurance either by the school or by the student.  Pines Behavioral Health must be listed as an additional insured on the policy.   We have learned that such policies for interns have been found for under $50 a year.

Cover letter must including the following:

  1. Name of Accredited University attending and when a placement decision is needed
  2. Degree: Associates, Bachelors, Masters
  3. Major
  4. Indicate Your Area of Interest: Mental Health; Substance Use; or General Office
  5. Your Interested Age Group: Adults, Children, No Preference
  6. Total Hours (special requirements including specific supervision needs)
  7. Preferred days/times
  8. Estimated Start and End Date