Healthy Minds is a nonpartisan, data-driven policy initiative working to end untreated addiction and mental illness in Oklahoma through policy and practice transformation.
We work with Oklahoma’s state and local leaders to develop and elevate innovative policy and community solutions for the prevention and treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders.
We’re hiring. Apply to be part of our work championing best practices that improve the state’s ability to prevent and treat mental illness.
The Project Director of Behavioral Health Workforce Development will develop and lead a comprehensive community and policy strategy to increase the number and diversity of behavioral health clinicians in Oklahoma and improve the quality of existing clinicians. This position will partner with higher education, policymakers, communities and treatment provider organizations to build more robust pipelines for new clinicians and address workforce quality issues. Quality issues identified by Healthy Minds’ previous research include a need to build provider capacity for measurement-based care, increase use of evidence-based practices among new clinicians, focus on growing the number of providers of color, and expand use of culturally-sensitive practices. This position leads a body of work funded by a grant from ProsperOK and reports directly to the executive director.
The Senior Policy Analyst will become a trusted source of knowledge on the nuances of mental health policy issues and stakeholders in Oklahoma, and an effective contributor both to the development of policy solutions and strategies for implementing policy. This position will contribute to community-wide mental health policy conversations by providing policy research, recommending strategies, and facilitating policy conversations with community leaders and policymakers. In addition, this position will provide research and policy advice for the mental health fellows participating in the Tulsa Mental Health Fellowship. This position will report to the Director of Policy Research and Engagement.
The Community Initiative Coordinator provides timely and strategic implementation support to achieve the goals of Healthy Minds’ partnership initiatives. Priority focus of the Community Initiative Coordinator will be implementation of community- and organizational-level systems improvement projects, providing logistic and strategic support to convene, plan, document, and advance key priorities related to Healthy Minds’ focus areas. The Community Initiative Coordinator uses best practices drawn from the fields of public health, implementation science, performance improvement, and community development to help various sectors, such as education, healthcare, and other key community systems, successfully install best practice approaches to mental health. The position works with Healthy Minds’ expert staff and consultants on assigned initiatives. The work ultimately contributes to Healthy Minds’ efforts to end untreated mental illness through policy and practice transformation. This position reports to the Director of Community and Systems Initiatives and is full-time, exempt.