Acupuncture Detox Pilot Project Management

The Vancouver/Richmond Health Board invites letters of interest for the Management of an Acupuncture Pilot Project for Addiction Management based on NADA protocols.

Working with the Acupuncture Project Advisory Group, community agencies and consumers, you will manage all aspects of the pilot project utilizing existing sites in the Downtown Eastside.

Success of the project is dependent upon the Manager's demonstrable proposal development and program implementation skills *outstanding data collection/management, evaluation and management skills * expertise working with community agencies and marginalized communities * superior oral/written communication abilities.

Total Funding for the 3-month pilot project is approximately $30,000.00 to be applied to costs of the full contract including service delivery. Success of the pilot project may result in a contract to manage the program for up to 3 years.

Letters of interest should be sent by December 15, 1998 to Human Resources, Vancouver/Richmond Health Board, 1060 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6H 1C4, FAX 604 736-7389, General Inquiries 736-2033

Source: From the VANCOUVER/RICHMOND HEALTH BOARD advertisement attachment for BC NADA certified acupuncturists.

FREE Public Acupuncture Detox Treatment starts May,1999 at the Vancouver Eastside for 3 Months.

Prepared by Ricardo B. Serrano, DAc, MH, ADS, November 29, 1998