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Matt Holland

Portland, Oregon Area

Matt Holland has been working in the mental health field collectively for over 15 plus years in 3 different States in the western United States. His roots began in California when he worked as a teacher’s aide in High school for Developmentally Disabled youth. From there he progressed to being a camp counselor for the same youth at a summer camp for three summers. After leaving High school he worked for a non-profit as a Job Coach for 18 to 24 year old Developmentally Disabled Adults. Prior to moving to Alaska Matt Served in the United States Air Force ...

 

Reviews

  • Matt is tackling a critical area -- behavioral health. Great to see he's doing his homework as he readies his product for the market.
     Dave Chase
    Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Experience

  • Council Member and Children's co-chair

    AMPAC | January 2013 - Current

  • Behavioral Health Prevention and Promotion Sub-committee member

    AMPAC | January 2013 - Current

  • President

    Synergistic Creations | July 2014 - Current

    KnKt'd by Synergistic Creations will be released in early 2015. Stay connected with your clients daily, have the data you need to reduce length and cost of treatment, help funders understand the work you are doing at a moments notice. KnKt'd is a progressively triggered system (app/database/website) that will help consumers and providers work collaboratively towards a place of better wellness. ******************************************************************************************************************* In mid-summer of 2014 Matt started a company in Oregon aimed at changing the way the Behavioral Health and Physical Health providers connect with consumers. This Companies name is Synergistic Creations, LLC. This is a first of its kind technology company for these specifically designated fields. He is working with members in both fields to help mold the programming and development. The product that is being developed will be released sometime in winter 2014 or early 2015. The aim of the product is to increase connectedness between providers and consumers and may: reduce recidivism, increase accountability, reduce no-show rates, reduce self-harm, increase wellness, decrease costs and length of treatment, increase collaborative treatment approaches, increase person centered treatment and provide data for consumers, providers and funders to help focus treatment approaches and funding allocations.

  • Former Regional Director-Willamette Valley/Currently Volunteer and Consultant

    Youth Move Oregon | August 2010 - Current

    • Developed and currently co-runs Salem area Youth Move Oregon group • Advocate for Young Adult’s at State, Local and National levels • Facilitate Lead curriculum to help teach Young adults how to advocate for themselves in their lives and at State and Local level Committee’s and Council’s • Outreach for youth group and Youth Move Oregon in MVBCN area

  • Care Coordinator

    Linn County Mental Health | April 2010 - Current

    • April 2009 thru September 2009 New Solutions ICTS Wrap Facilitator and Care Coordinator • Intensive case management • Team facilitation of High Fidelity Wrap Around • Care coordination • September 2009 thru present Wrap Facilitator and Care Coordinator for MV-Wrap pilot project • Worked with Linn County Mental Health and Linn County DHS to establish and build MV-WRAP pilot project in Linn County • Intensive case management • Team facilitation of High Fidelity Wrap Around • Care coordination • Collaborated with multiple community partners on medical issues

  • Past delegation, council, committee and consulting work

    Past work | January 2008 - October 2012

    • 2008 State Delegation member for National Policy Academy on transitional aged youth in Annapolis, Maryland • Attendee of National Block Grant conferences in California and Maryland • Past member of Policy Academy Advisory Committee • Past member of State Adult Services Advisory Committee • Children's System Advisory Committee guest, in attendance with Young Adult’s in Transition who were members on the Committee • Voting Member of State Mental Health Planning and Management Advisory Council (Oversees state block grants and advises AMH on current mental health issues) until disbanded in October 2012 • Executive Team Member (children’s co-chair) of State Mental Health Planning and Management Advisory Council until disbanded in October 2012 • Guest at numerous Children’s Services Advisory Committees and attended with Young Adult’s in Transition • Consulted on five occasions with providers in regards to transitional aged youth programming in the State of Oregon

  • Administrator/Program Supervisor

    Trillium Family Services | February 2007 - April 2010

    • Developed New Program and Program Structure • Aided in Licensure and Certification of Program • Developed Multiple Program Manuals • Developed Company Policy and Procedure for program • Screening, intake and discharge of residents • Aftercare arrangements and placement • Day to day operations of program in community setting • Fostered professional relationships with Community, County and State • Case Management • Client behavioral counseling and life skills coaching • Oversaw Community Psychiatric and Therapy appointments • Oversaw Program Medication Management Procedures • Employee Supervision • Resident Supervision and Milieu Management • Funding and Finance • Developed Program Satellite Apartment in community setting

  • Treatment Team Leader

    Trillium Family Services | February 2007 - August 2007

    • Supervision of floor staff and management of milieu • Case management for clients, families and therapists • Scheduling, training, evaluations, treatment meetings and clinical paperwork

  • Therapeutic Guide

    Catherine Freer Wilderness Therapy Programs | May 2006 - April 2009

    • Supervision of 6-8 clients in wilderness setting • Backpacking (4-12 miles daily), teaching outdoor survival skills, clinical and discharge paperwork, help with facilitation of beginning and ending family meetings • Running or assisting in psycho-ed groups, group process and one to one therapy, weekly physicals, treatment of non critical outback medical issues and medication administration • Assisted with out-going trek physicals and behavioral issues

Education

  • Capella University

    2013 - 2017

  • Community College of the US Air Force

    2000 - 2004

  • Pasadena City College

    1992 - 1994