Project Specialist




The Project Specialist provides functions supporting the various DMHAS projects. This position will represent ABH® and its services in a positive and professional manner and adhere to ABH®’s best practices, guidelines, policies and procedures as established, promoting ABH® as a leader in behavioral healthcare in all interactions and work.


  • Provide support to business support services;
  • Provide telephone coverage for incoming telephone calls for information and referral calls; the hours of coverage and call volume are assigned by the Project Specialist Supervisor and Program Director and are determined by business needs;
  • Perform eligibility verification checks to determine that authorization criteria has been met;
  • Develop and maintain a full understanding of available benefits and eligibility criteria of the DMHAS Block Grant Program;
  • Collaborates with representatives and supervisor to ensure that the projects meet the funder’s expectations;
  • Provide support to state-level committees or departments to update them on the goals and process of the projects;
  • Promote the distribution of Block Grant goods and services as appropriate across all regional networks;
  • Meets all contract performance standards;
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and cultural sensitivity in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client protected health information and adheres to all HIPAA related policies and procedures;
  • Performs other tasks/responsibilities as required to support the business operations.


  • Associate’s degree in related field, with 5 years’ experience;
  • Experience with community engagement and in facilitating effective partnerships across disciplines.
  • Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate ability to work with groups of people; to make presentations; to write brief reports; and to communicate effectively.


 Strong attention to detail; ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines;

  • Excellent PC skills with demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Package (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook); internet;.
  • Competencies in the following areas: Administrative, Project Management, Business Management, Accounting, and culture.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
Fax: (860) 638-5302