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ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Monitor Specialist

Job Description

The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities has increased the number of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services throughout the state.  The ACT teams are intended to provide services to all eligible consumers and specifically to the target population of those persons who have a severe and chronic mental illness and are frequently admitted to inpatient psychiatric facilities, or have multiple episodes of homelessness and/or incarceration.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Performing fidelity audits and general ACT program evaluation and data management
  • On-site provision of technical assistance


Associate degree in a related field and five years experience with at least two years in a position directly related to the area of assignment OR Bachelors degree in a related field and four years of related experience OR Masters degree in a related field and two years of related experience OR Two years experience at the lower level or a position equivalent.  NOTE:  Some positions may require a certification or licensure.  Some positions may require a valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in a human services related field
  • Familiarity with Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Experience performing program evaluation, program monitoring, data analysis
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience providing training/technical assistance
  • Two years experience working in mental health service provision
  • Ability to frequently travel statewide and stay overnight if necessary
  • Mental health clinical experience


In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 15 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located in downtown Atlanta.

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Applying for this job

In addition to emailing your cover letter and resume as instructed below, to be considered for this position, please also click on the link below and provide the information requested:


Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: recruiting@dbhdd.ga.gov

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Monitor Specialist If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.