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An essential element is the ability to work and interact effectively and positively with other staff members to build and enhance teamwork in a patient centered team based model of care and in the overall MLMC organization; team engagement is a must to be successful in this position. A demonstrated work record showing good attendance, punctuality, dependability and the ability to work well with supervisors and coworkers as part of a team effort is essential. A medical office setting is an environment that requires the ability to relate to all types of people while always maintaining a professional demeanor.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals is essential. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, and the ability to speak effectively to patients, co-workers and the public at large is paramount. Must have the ability to read and interpret medical and work environment related documents involving patient care, program descriptions, government regulations and MLMC policy and procedures.

Sensitivity to Needs of Special Populations: Must be able to demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences and needs of MLMC patients and be able to respond appropriately to all people regardless of race, ethnicity, language, age, sex or sexual orientation, religion, disability, economic standing, etc. The work environment is a typical outpatient medical clinic. While performing the duties of this job, candidates may be required to drive, sit for extended periods, spend time standing and walking, handle considerable paperwork, operate computers, lift up to 15 pound boxes of supplies and assist patients who may have limited mobility.

Work is performed in a typical, outpatient clinic environment and possibly at locations outside the office. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Camden Family Health currently has a full time therapist position available. Applicant will provide behavioral health services at our centers and in our School Based Behavioral Health Programs. Applicants must be able to work independently and or under supervision as a member of a Primary Care Team. Experience in working with adults, families, children, and adolescents is preferred. Travel between locations will be required.

Competitive salary and benefit package is available. Camden on Gauley, WV or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You may also apply at camdenfamilyhealth. The West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families WVASF is the statewide leader in coordinating training, resources and systems to support asset development, helping families transition from short-term emergency services to long-term wealth accumulation.

This transition is supported through a combination of programs and partnerships including coordination of seven regional coalitions, providing services in every county across the state, to improve economic security for low to moderate income West Virginia families.

For more information go to: Executive Director Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Alliance programs, staff and execution of its mission.

Essential qualifications and skills include: Commensurate with experience and negotiable. For more information contact: Competitive salary and benefits. Submit resume and letter of interest to: This position will be based out of Wetzel County and will also involve work in surrounding counties.

Open Horizons offers competitive pay, flexible scheduling and is a team driven work place. Qualifications for this position are: Valid Drivers License and Vehicle Insurance. Possess strong written skills as well as verbal skills. Be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be willing to work evenings and some weekend hours when necessary.

Qualified persons can send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. Reliable transportation and valid automobile insurance required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package offered. Tuition assistance and paid CEU opportunities available. Martinsburg, WV 9. Assistant Social Services Director The City of Winchester is recruiting for the Assistant Director position whom is responsible for serving as the single principal assistant to the Director of Social Services requiring the planning, organizing, staffing and direction of major functional areas of the department which includes both operational and administrative program areas.

Direct supervision of other agency programs may be assigned as needed. The Housing Stabilization Case Manager will work in collaboration with the existing WVCEH staff in the Eastern Panhandle, Parkersburg, and Southern WV to assist in locating and securing affordable housing and provide on-going case management services, which may include budgeting, life skills, transportation, referrals, crisis intervention services and advocacy, for clients.

Benefits Salary commensurate on experience and qualifications. Hampshire County Pathways, Inc. The position will work remotely. Please send resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. The Program Coordinator will supervise volunteers as well as keep in constant contact with the Project Director. The Program Coordinator will supervise staff and volunteers Skills and Knowledge Required Prior experience working with SMI population, consumer operated organizations and mental health stakeholders.

Be familiar with mental health peer delivered services; Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures; Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques; Knowledge of communication principles, media, social media and marketing techniques; Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports; Advanced writing and editorial skills.

Travel and Special Considerations Travel is required and at times overnight stays will be necessary. The position will require working nights and weekend at times, with a flexible schedule. HCPI will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Applicants are subject to mandatory drug testing. The Coordinated Entry and Assessment worker will work in collaboration with the existing Coordinated Entry and Assessment staff to assist with client intake via the Coordinated Entry hotline, diversion to emergency assistance resources outside of the homeless services system, triage to emergency housing, and assessment and referral of eligible clients to the most appropriate permanent housing intervention.

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, Coalition staff currently enjoy a rich benefits package, including: Paid Time Off, Holidays, retirement and health insurance options. Successful candidate will have reliable transportation and must be willing to travel occasionally throughout the WV BoS CoC. Salary commensurate on experience and qualifications. Must be willing to obtain or already have the following: This position would be for evening hours and weekends.

Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots.

We are searching for an Executive Director with the capacity and drive to carry forward the momentum of our mission—empowering children, restoring hope, ending abuse. WVCAN is recognized nationally as a leader in the field—collaborating, innovating, and facilitating the growth and development of the CAC movement. Under the governance direction of the Board of Directors and in partnership with an amazing team of talented staff, the Executive Director works daily to carry out the mission of the organization.

On a day-to-day basis you might: We work hard to practice what we preach and believe strongly in parallel process—how we treat one another impacts services to clients. We see conflict as an opportunity for transformation. We value the coupling of accountability with generosity. We believe dissent and diverse opinions create better solutions. We are looking for a leader who values positive organizational climate and knows how to put in the hard work to empower a team to do their best.

In addition to our positive organizational culture, we also offer these benefits: Applications will close September 15th at midnight. An ideal candidate would have a strong interest in working with patients experiencing comorbid behavioral and physical health conditions in and be able to deliver appropriate, evidence-based treatments within a primary care clinic setting. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: About Pendleton Community Care, Inc.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to: Computer literacy required with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and other operating systems as needed.

Fax resume and cover letter to Executive Director, or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. Position will remain open until filled by qualified individual. Under general supervision, perform full-performance inpatient mental health clinical services within the bed William R. Hospital, in Weston, WV. The Mental Health Therapist will be a part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and conduct: Psychosocial evaluations and provide therapeutic interventions including individual, group and family therapeutic services.

Maintain required documentation consistent with hospital policies. Attend treatment planning, staff meetings, supervisory conferences, and other activities, which ensure the smooth functioning of clinical operations. Responsibilities include recruitment and training of mentors for the WE CAN Mentoring Program, matching mentors with children referred to the program, monitoring matches, monthly reporting of program outcomes, fundraising and community engagement.

Box Parkersburg, WV Or by e-mail: Hillcrest is an inpatient mental health facility caring for patients at their highest level of acuity. This is an opportunity to gain knowledge in the full spectrum of mental health disorders. Some responsibilities include facilitating assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, family interventions, treatment planning and discharge planning. This person will work close with physicians and mental health trained nurses as part of the multidisciplinary team.

This person will need to understand the importance of professionalism, time management and organizational skills. If interested, please contact: Greg Zuk, This email address is being protected from spambots. Marys PSIMED will be a hiring a full-time mental health professional to conduct substance abuse treatment and therapeutic services at the following West Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation facilities: The listed positions are 40 hours a week.

Positions will include opportunities for evaluation and assessment, therapy, mental health screenings and assessments, psychiatric referrals, and other duties as assigned.

Candidate must have good communication, verbal, and writing skills. Candidates with mental and behavioral health treatment are preferred. If you feel that you have the qualifications for employment with PSIMED, or are interested in learning more about the position, please submit your resume to Ella Messinger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You may also contact us at Candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of West Virginia. Candidates who are license eligible may be considered for employment.

This position includes K benefits, health insurance, continuing education stipend, vacation and personal leave, competitive salary, and flexible work schedule. Send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. Information about the House of the Carpenter can be found at www. This involves the application of standardized assessment tools, therapy and counseling techniques, and crisis intervention services. The therapist advocates on behalf of the client, plans and sets treatment goals and objectives with the client and then evaluates the progress toward these goals.

Provide counseling for individual group and family. Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below. Six months to one year experience with MI or CD populations. Knowledge of various diagnostic categories and clinical manifestations.

Ability to read, writes, understand and speak English language. Two years of full-time experience as a Therapist. Self-paced, requiring the ability to make decisions quickly and accurately in an oftentimes fast paced, demanding work environment. We have a fantastic service opportunity that is starting this year through the AmeriCorps State program called the Collaborative Direct.

This education award is good towards future tuition and previous accrued federal loans! There are other benefits too! There are two tracks to choose from: Peer Transition Leaders focus on increasing academic support and community building for at-risk students at West Virginia University.

AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing student study habits, student involvement and participation in diverse service opportunities that will increase persistence and reduce time to graduation. This will be done through direct and indirect contact with students and staff in the Office of Student Success. Innovative Service Champions ISC are given the opportunity to connect with community nonprofits to better serve the population living in poverty in our communities.

Community nonprofits will provide continuous mentorship and guidance in terms of civically engaged careers. The start date will be September 24th. And we start accepting applications next week! If you are interested in serving as an AmeriCorps Member with the Collaborative Direct or have any questions, email me at: The agency is trauma focused in treatment and serves adults, children, and families.

We believe in providing therapy that does not have stigma attached to it and is patient driven. Experience in working with adults, children, and families with a variety of personal, social, and mental health needs preferred, but not required. Work schedule Monday through Friday 11am-7pm.

Contact via this website or fax resume to Responsibilities and Duties Provider outpatient mental health services to adults, children and families, to alleviate distress.

Complete documentation according to policy. Open to creative approaches to therapy with the use of a variety of modalities. More detailed job description available upon request. Morgantown area Job Description Job Title: To assist in the delivery of Family Resource Center programming. Reports to Director of the Shack Neighborhood House. Management and Supervision Responsibilities a.

Develop and maintain contact with families with involved in programs. Develop and offer approved educational programming for children and parents. Recruit, and supervise volunteers for FRC Program. Through oversight and guidance maintain relationship with all community collaborators. Identify and participate in relevant community activities. Refer clients to community programs e. Foster new relationships and improve upon existing relationships with private financial donors.

Help Manage the Google Calendar, Facebook, and other outreach material. Internal Communication and Collaboration a. Provide Shack Neighborhood House Programs and Property Committee with relevant information and updates at their committee meetings. Assist with Advisory Council meetings, including establishing date, time, and location and inviting attendees.

Work with state on managing the peer review. Public Relations and External Communication a. At all times, exude professionalism and respectfulness, in an effort to maintain the upstanding reputation currently enjoyed by the Shack Neighborhood House.

Assist with promotional materials, including but not limited to: Funding Acquisition, Reporting, and Accountability a.

Conduct surveys and hold forums to gauge the satisfaction of families served by the FRC. Assess results, and if necessary, adjust programming to meet the needs expressed by clients. Assist with data management system for FRC clients. Pursue alternative sources of funding. Attend all mandatory meetings in order to comply with the rules and regulations of all funding sources i.

Develop and track outcome measurements for the FRC as required for attainment of various grants. Knowledge of child development. Experience in volunteer administration and parent education. Strong group facilitation skills. Highly developed oral and written communication skills.

Experience in project coordination. Able to work independently. Able to work with a diverse population. Able to operate Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Please pass on if you know someone looking for a great opportunity to serve military children and families.

Benefits and tuition assistance available. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Brandi Davis This email address is being protected from spambots.

Martinsburg, WV Candidates should demonstrate strong skills in fiscal management, resource development and maintenance, agency and program planning, and public relations. Previous experience working with volunteers and knowledge and understanding of child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and other social services skills preferred.

This includes the supervision and coordination of the volunteer advocate program, which provides CASA services to abused and neglected children. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:. Resource development and maintenance, 2. Agency and program planning, 3. Community and public relations, 4. Coordination and liaison with the Board of Directors, and 6. Research and prepare grant proposals and other funding applications.

Develop and maintain a listing of a donor base for both monetary and non-monetary resources. Develop and maintain a list of donors. Develop and maintain a donor tracking system. Work with Board of Directors and committees in any fund-raising and outreach events or activities.

Assure all necessary forms are filed with the appropriate agencies for all necessary permits, memberships, licenses, etc. Oversee agency and program compliance with established policies and procedures. Participate in developing and initiating time-oriented strategic plans to establish agency goals e. Coordinate public relations with the purpose of recruiting volunteers and increasing public awareness of the CASA program and its goals and activities.

Develop and maintain relationships with appropriate groups, agencies, and organizations, and all other local child advocacy agencies and community service organizations. Oversee release of press packets and news releases, and follow-up of any media coverage. Approve all written public relations material printed by the agency. Be available for public speaking engagements. Hire and supervise administrative and management staff, including handling terminations, if necessary.

Write and revise, as necessary, the job descriptions for all staff except executive director. Prepare yearly performance evaluations oral and written for all administrative and management staff including measuring the rate of personnel turnover taking corrective action as needed.

Hold and document case conferences with employees to review progress on cases and other job duties basing frequency on needs of employees, complexity and size of caseload, and the newness of the assignments. Remain easily accessible to employees. Have overall supervisory responsibility and hold all employees accountable for the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Attend Board of Directors meetings.

Assure implementation of all Board directives, policies, and procedures within the organization. Serve as liaison between Board and agency staff. Keep Board apprised of agency operations, changes, and problems. Manage day-to-day financial operations and transactions in accordance with Board of Directors guidance. Submit monthly and quarterly financial reports to grantors as required. Review and approve all monthly and quarterly reports and documentation to substantiate those reports.

Submit bills and expenditures to the treasurer for reimbursement and accounting. Assist Board President and Treasurer in developing annual budget. Prepare monthly accounting reports to the Board of Directors.

Candidates who move beyond the initial interview stage will be required to pass a criminal background check. This a non-treatment position in that there is no provider-patient relationship. Excellent computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office and other programs required. Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills. Must have ability to work constructively and professionally. Personal recovery and office experience preferable. Benefits following probationary period.

Families Forward has an opportunity for a LSW or related degree without licensure to provide socially necessary services in Wood and surrounding counties as needed. This is a contract position starting part-time but could become full-time if desired. Please email resume or inquiry to: Families Forward This email address is being protected from spambots. Must be an LCSW. Submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. CASA volunteers also work with older youth to better prepare them for adulthood.

Conduct training for CASA volunteers. Attend court hearings, meetings, etc. Maintain accurate case and volunteer records. Network with other community agencies. Conduct public speaking engagements. Complete required reports for grants, etc. Equal Opportunity Employer 9. Community Mental Healthcare, Inc. This position will maintain a collaborative, productive relationship with school administration and personnel to assist in meeting student needs and program goals.

Candidates with previous experience in a similar role is preferred. The ideal candidate will be passionate about impacting the lives of children while also making a difference within the school and local community.

Candidates must have strong communication skills, excellent time management, display professional decision-making capabilities, and have a professional history providing counseling to youth and adolescents.

CMH offers the following benefits: Current WV license preferred 3. At least one year experience in working with children To apply, please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. Due to increased referrals, we currently have new openings for Therapists who will work out of our WV Wellspring offices in Weirton, Wheeling, and Morgantown! We offer full time employees a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, generous vacation time and paid holiday schedule your birthday is a paid holiday!

Contract opportunities are also available for fully licensed individuals. Resumes can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. Our practice specializes in providing psychotherapy services to women and children in person and through the use of technology.

The ideal candidate for this position has a special interest in working with these populations and foundational skills in mental health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Clairsville OH , just 10 minutes from Wheeling, WV, this bed facility thrives on passionate and dedicated personnel, while incorporating innovative technology and therapies for the betterment of our patients.

Here at Fox Run, we encourage our employees and patients to work towards a brighter future, empower them to accomplish their goals, and by doing so, enrich our own lives as well as those of others in our communities. If you are interested send your resume to: The primary duties involve case management for foster children and home study assessment for foster parents which may require 24 hour availability and irregular work hours.

Interested applicants my email their resume to Brandi Davis, Child and Family Services Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. This includes supporting federal program grant applications, raising and tracking matching funds, monitoring compliance with grant awards, developing strong community support and collaborative partnerships, maintaining effective linkages with other agencies, and coordinating resource development with RCHA staff. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Experience with government grant writing, program implementation, and grants management strongly preferred.

Ability to work in team atmosphere, on tight deadlines, with a high degree of organizational skills a plus. Compensation and working conditions Motivated, mission-oriented agency. Position is part-time 19 hours per week with flexible scheduling available. Benefits include paid holidays and paid time off, pro-rated for hours worked.

Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. Residential Counselor conducts intakes and assess level of crisis in an emergency shelter setting. Provides individual, group and family counseling to residents. Prepares supportive counseling for all clients. Provides on duty coverage during scheduled shift. Coordinates all house activities. This position has a 2 day on shift 4 day off shift schedule.

You will work 2 days in a row from 6: There will be staff that are there and awake all night while you sleep. This is a requirement. Must be able and properly qualified to drive a 7 passenger van.

Graduation from a four year college with a degree in a social sciences related field. Youth work experience preferred. Must pass a Criminal Investigation Bureau check as well as pre-employment drug screen. Please submit resume to: Charleston, WV Or email: Gustke Child Shelter in Parkersburg. Responsibilities for this position include assessment, treatment planning and supportive counseling.

A current Social Work license or license eligibility preferred. Box St. Parkersburg, WV This email address is being protected from spambots. Position will be posted until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer 7. The National Youth Advocate Program, a private non- profit organization is currently seeking staff for two positions in the Fairmont WV and surrounding counties.

Licensing Coordinator-Full time position in a treatment foster care program in Fairmont. The person selected for this position will have the opportunity to recruit, license and train new foster parents.

Must have a BS in social work or related field, hold a WV social work license or be license eligible. Individual must be outgoing and high-energy with excellent public speaking and communication skills.

Must be willing to work non-traditional work hours and travel throughout West Virginia. Minimum of a bachelor in Marketing or a related field and knowledge of local community groups, media and social media. Very competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Apply on-line at www. Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks.

Demonstrated ability to plan, train, evaluate, coordinate, organize, manage, and work without direct supervision. Typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 8: Leave name, address, and phone number. Submit copy of resume and transcript with application. Social Work License preferred. Experience in Social Work or Child Development; Case Management; Home Visiting, knowledge of child health requirements; computer skills; accurate record keeping and reporting skills.

Applications available at www. We have a 35 hr. This is a full time position! Please apply online at www. Any questions let me know. Therapist Clinical Liaison Positions Open 2 locations: State License or Eligibility required. Caseload of approximately 7 to 10 children and their families. Applicants must be able to work independently and under supervision as a member of a Primary Care Team.

Potential comprehensive mental health service opportunities include individual therapy, couples counseling, family therapy, parent training, and behavior management.

Potential counseling services opportunities include drug addiction counseling, tobacco cessation, family intervention for addiction, alcohol addiction counseling, and distance counseling. Our team is comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinical therapists who work together to coordinate patient care. These comprehensive services are offered in one location for the convenience of our patients.

Our clinics in the Charleston area offer a wide range of services such as Clinical Evaluation, Marriage Counseling, and Addition Counseling. If you feel that you have the qualifications for employment with PSIMED, or are interested in learning more about the position, please submit your resume to Kelly Sowards at This email address is being protected from spambots.

Fax or email This email address is being protected from spambots. The House of the Carpenter and Burlington United Methodist Family Services are entering into a partnership to work with Foster Care Families recruitment and support , support for foster care children, and other family support services in the greater Wheeling area.

You can find more information on Indeed. Job Summary A private outpatient mental health practice, in Martinsburg, WV, is seeking a full mental health therapist. Work schedule Monday through Friday 11am-7pm, or Tuesday through Friday 11am-7pm and Saturday 8am-4pm. Have a positive attitude and be part of a team. Minimum 2 years experience.

Submit applications online at: United Summit Center a comprehensive community mental health center located in north central West Virginia is looking to hire school based therapists.

Please submit your resume to: Columbia, United States Description The Appalachian Regional Commission, an economic development agency, seeks a health analyst to develop and deploy a regional strategy focused on opioid and substance abuse prevention, recovery, and pathway to employment, working collaboratively with the ARC Federal Office and state partners. This role will manage health related projects and grants initiated by the thirteen state partners and collaborating with federal and state administering agencies, Local Development Districts LDDs , ARC grantees, and other community-based organizations throughout Appalachia.

Requirements This position requires knowledge of rural health strategies and innovative practices, experience with opioid and substance abuse issues including recovery and prevention strategies, prevention access and support, and trauma informed care and the ability to facilitate diverse groups and individuals to advance their goals in a consultative and collaborative manner.

ARC offers competitive compensation and benefits. This position is located in Washington, DC. For more information, and to review the full vacancy announcement, please visit www. Click Here to view full job now or go to: This position will be responsible for assisting in advancement of the organizational mission, strategic plan, and overall functions of the department by supervising the delivery of sexual assault prevention, sexual health, and alcohol education programs to students.

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It might have been a Who needs harbour views? Why Prime Minister Scott Acquisition leaders take turns weighing in on contracting hot topics like information security, positive purchasing, category management, and more, including:. Buyers—come think with us about the impact of your actions! This session highlights some real-life disputes, what is negotiable and what is not, and advice to buyers and sellers mostly sellers on how to bridge the gap.

Have you ever gotten to the point of contract award only to find a small business subcontracting plan SBSP is required? When does it apply? How do you create one? How do you administer the plan and meet its requirements? Are you interested in moving into that entry-level manager position, or perhaps you were just promoted? This session discusses the skills needed and pitfalls of becoming a leader for the first time based upon interviews with successful millennial leaders.

Most public sector acquisition today is characterized as a back office function to be tolerated and certainly not embraced. This session will explore how to move an acquisition organization to a core competency of the organization by focusing on client engagement with a strong mission orientation. How does a commercial termination differ from a FAR Part 49 termination?

This session will answer that question and discuss the regulatory history that gave us commercial terminations, the two-pronged recovery process, and recent case law in this area.

This session provides an overview of the new, much-publicized DFARS cybersecurity rules—which went into effect this year—presented for non-IT personnel, and specifically aimed at contracting professionals, and discusses the clauses and strategies for compliance for prime and subcontractors.

This question often arises at the most inconvenient time, but contracting officers and practitioners need to understand when terminating the contract may or may not be the best option. High-performing teams have the potential to dramatically improve the way acquisitions are accomplished and can produce extraordinary outcomes. So what is a high-performing acquisition team and how can we build one?

Join us and found out. The heart of standards and ethics for the contracting profession is integrity. As employees in the contracting field, especially government contracting, we are and should be held to a higher standard of integrity than the rest of the business world. Participate in discussion on creating a FAR-based ethics program with real-world examples of ethics dilemmas in contract management.

Blockchain is a nascent technology with many exciting new features. There are a variety of ways that blockchain can be leveraged to make the federal government more efficient and effective. This session will detail proofs of concept pilots and additional applications. Join us for an interactive discussion on the basics of knowledge management and what methods can be used to create a more collaborative, effective, and efficient environment within the acquisition community.

Be prepared to share your experiences and lessons learned! This presentation provides detailed strategies for handling tough interviews so that you can communicate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that you have, and that employers demand. Throughout his career, Jerry DeMuro has directed the transformation of complex global organizations responsible for fulfilling critical and challenging missions worldwide in the national security, defense, technology, and aerospace industries.

Interviewed by Laura M. Department of Defense, Jerry will discuss acquisition reform, growing adversary capabilities, technology advancement, and the changing role of contract managers. Concerned about a contractor purchasing system review CPSR?

Think you understand all the rules on ethics, gift restrictions, anti-kickbacks, and organizational conflicts of interest? This session examines some real-life cases and asks, "what would you do? Use of an intelligent source selection process produces cost reductions over the long run; however, it is critical to establish an effective contract performance measurement system and to implement a learning process from past mistakes.

An intelligent source selection process should also be simple and cost effective. Get best practices for quicker awards! As professionals, we give and receive feedback every day. Effective feedback nurtures and makes you stronger. How you share and implement feedback says a lot about your professional identity.

This session teaches communication skills needed to give effective feedback and the mindset to grow from it. Just like any competent professional, one needs to always be prepared in every situation. That requires the use of a readily available toolbox. This interactive session discusses best practices in not only developing, but maintaining and switching out aspects of your toolbox.

The complex cybersecurity rules remain hot topics in federal contracting. This is a basic primer on cybersecurity: What makes a protest successful? What can you do to avoid one? This session gives clear guidance on practices to avoid that lead to protests, as well as winning grounds for a protest. One of the most vital skills required in procurement is the ability to negotiate contracts effectively.

This presentation will provide the spectrum of strategies and tactics that are essential to the process, while building the skills needed to cultivate long-term relationships. This session will touch on the ever-changing environment of government contracting and detail the need for companies to invest and retain high-performing contracting professionals.

Too often, the acquisition process is undermined by adversarial relationships and suspicion between the parties. This session educates attendees on "partnering"—a natural extension of the Integrated Product Team concept. The government contracting landscape is constantly changing and businesses must adapt to survive. Building off the knowledge gained from Part 1, this session will dive deeper into the risk assessment techniques of program managers, and will incorporate collaborative exercises.

Government commercial item acquisition is ever-changing and continuously striving for improvement. This session provides guidance and resources designed to drive adoption of best-in-class BIC acquisition solutions and discusses how these solutions help agencies buy more efficiently and effectively.

The concept of category management has been taken beyond its intended application—with sometimes severe consequences for the missions of many federal agencies. This session will address the appropriate uses and misuses of category management. Process robotics empowers contract management professionals to streamline the procurement process by automating recurring, voluminous processes and investing re-focused time into more strategic issues.

Other transactions OTs are legally binding instruments used by the government to engage the private sector and academia for research and prototyping activities. This presentation will introduce OTs and the risks and rewards of performing under these agreements.

This session is based on the results of a study of industry partners conducted for an NCMA event in Utah. Two critical areas of supply chain management are mitigating risk and validating that a legitimate relationship exists between a product manufacturer and a valued reseller or integrator.

We expect our communications to be thoughtful and respectful in our interactions with others. All too often, our communication involves hearing, but not listening.

Communication can affect the performance of the entire acquisition team. This session identifies ways to improve verbal and written communication and discusses active listening techniques that will help you respond to customer needs. This makes dialogue between government and industry extremely critical. This session from 18F gives an overview of best practices learned working with federal, state, and local clients on IT acquisition contracts of all sizes—from concept to solicitation.

If we can do it, so can you. Each year, thousands of non-acquisition workforce stakeholders become part of a team in the acquisition, source selection, and contract award process. This session provides an overview of training and resources for these stakeholders and program teams that will be working in the pre-award phase. This session takes a case-study approach to help buyers and sellers discover when corrective action can result in a fair outcome, or whether further protest is warranted.

We will examine why corrective action is appropriate in some cases, and how to respond when faced with corrective action. Balancing perceived risk and benefits is essential to cost-efficient contract sourcing and selection.

This session explores qualitative and quantitative risk analyses—two processes within contract risk management that are used to determine the risk rating of a contract. This session also addresses the recent National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year impact on costing systems. Get the latest news from Capitol Hill. Hear the latest on new legislation and regulations and emerging trends, and stay current with this legislative and regulatory update.

Many contracting officers use strategic sourcing and category management to infuse speed and agility and to buy smarter. This session educates practicioners on techniques to leverage strategic sourcing and category management to maximize their purchasing power. Enjoy live music and libations, get an airbrush tattoo, and explore the exhibits in a private setting. Dress like your favorite rocker or wear a band t-shirt to get into the spirit!

IT services are evolving and acquisition professionals need to provide agile, effective, and compliant solicitations and oversight. This session will delve into the impact that evolving service delivery models, like cloud services, have on the considerations and activities they perform. This session will share thought leadership on the intersection of customer segmentation, item segmentation, and service-level commitments.

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