Project Title: Behavioral Health Services Information System (BHSIS)
Eagle Technology Inc., has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide services under the auspices of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality to operate the BHSIS. These services include collecting, managing, and analyzing the data that comprise five (5) BHSIS components and to improve the quality of BHSIS data. BHSIS consists of five (5) inter-related components: (1) the Inventory of Behavioral Health Services (I-BHS); (2) the substance abuse treatment facility survey called the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS); (3) the mental health treatment facility survey called the National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS); (4) the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), a collection of substance abuse treatment admissions and discharges to state-funded substance abuse treatment facilities, and (5) the Mental Health-Treatment Episode Data Set (MH-TEDS) and the Mental Health-Client Level Data (MH-CLD), collections of mental health client level data from state-funded mental health treatment service facilities, as well as the Uniform Reporting System (URS) Tables required for Mental Health Block Grant application procedures.

Position Description: This position primarily involves the oversight and implementation of all mental-health data-related systems, which includes development of national surveys, the collection and analysis of national mental-health data, the presentation and reporting of national mental-health data, and a liaison between state and Federal entities and the Behavioral Health Services Information system (BHSIS) contract staff. The position holder is also responsible for:

  • Enlisting state mental-health agencies and other key mental-health stakeholders in the process of designing, developing, and implementing an integrated behavioral health client-level data system
  • Consultative support and guidance in mental-health data collection and data analysis, particularly data collected through the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS), and an online treatment facility Locator
  • Guiding the integration of the mental health/substance abuse data collection efforts through the TEDS framework
  • Inform and support the program director on all matters relative to state and national mental health policies; and mental health data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Master’s Degree in health management, health administration, public health, psychology, social sciences or related healthcare field
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in the mental-health field
  • Experience analyzing and reporting on mental-health data
  • Should have a deep understanding of the nation’s mental-health system
Must be knowledgeable of Federal and state mental-health policies
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