Regular – Full-Time Position
Location: Position may be located at one of EDC’s corporate offices in Waltham, MA; Washington, DC, New York, NY; or Chicago, IL; full-time telecommuting arrangement may be considered in other locations
EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC)
EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms. EDC designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Collaborating with both public and private partners, we strive for a world where all people are empowered to live healthy, productive lives. EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. The Health and Human Development Division of EDC has an opening for a Senior Project Director, reporting to the Chief, Mental Health and Aging. The office of the Chief, Mental Health and Aging leads major initiatives to (1) promote the broad dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychological treatments in public and private health care systems and (2) improve the delivery of mental health and dementia care for older adults.
The Senior Project Director will lead projects designed to have national impact on increasing the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs), with a specific focus on promoting public awareness of and patient engagement in EBPs. Working directly with the Chief, Mental Health and Aging, the Senior Project Director will manage the development of a dynamic and state-of-the-art, Web-based platform for increasing patient motivation for and engagement in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other EBPs. In addition, the Senior Project Director will develop resources to help establish and standardize processes, protocols, and patient and provider decision support tools for offering and locally implementing EBPs in health care facilities, including resources to promote shared decision-making and patient readiness to engage in EBPs. The Senior Project Director will also contribute to the development of competency-based training programs in evidence-based psychological treatments.
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