Clinical Supervisor - Children's Out-Patient Program in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Organization: HHC

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, Indiana's first community mental health center, provides comprehensive care for emotional and behavioral problems, including severe mental illness and substance abuse. The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including several outreach centers as well as clinic- and community-based services.

The Children Services supportive environment is designed to reinforce current individual strengths, while developing more appropriate coping, social and interpersonal skills. We use a team approach to provide services.

A team approach is utilized with the services provided, including:

  • Assessment and diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse needs
  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Case management
  • Activities of daily living, parent skills training, anger management skills, life and coping skills
  • Consultations with psychiatrists and clinical nurses regarding medication and treatment
  • Teaching and practicing skills in a variety of settings

The Children’s services are based on industry best practices and evidence-based principles such as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. All staff involved in the programs are highly qualified and receive ongoing training to ensure the best quality of care is being provided. All staff members receive a high degree of clinical supervision to ensure the treatment being provided produces positive outcomes and program fidelity.

The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Children's Out-Patient Program is currently seeking a Clinical Supervisor who will developsand oversee processes to assure that treatment plans are reviewed and updated at intervals indicated by guidelines and that documentation standards are met.


  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health mission:  Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County.  Models Eskenazi Health values

    of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development, and Excellence.
  • Provides clinical supervision to clinicians, case managers or other related positions
  • Maintains expertise in specific research-based clinical practices and protocols
  • Teaches research-based clinical practices and protocols to other staff, and monitors staff adherence and fidelity to those practices and protocols
  • Provides orientation and on-the-job training to assure staff are well prepared for their roles
  • Collaborates/consults with psychiatrist, Manager and other personnel for the integration and development of necessary treatment services
  • Participates in the development of in-service training opportunities to assure staff remain current in their practice
  • Works collaboratively with other organizations to assure continuity of services for our clients, developing systems for referral
  • Monitors clinical work performance, assists in preparing personnel data and performance evaluations as assigned
  • Assists staff in preparing documentation; including letters to court, evaluations and professional correspondence
  • Assists Manager in managing contracts, grants and other service agreements
  • Provides a comprehensive range of strengths and community based interventions for clients
  • Develops and oversees processes to assure that treatment plans are reviewed and updated at intervals indicated by guidelines and that documentation standards are met
  • Demonstrates familiarity with best practices for a variety of client populations
  • Provides indirect services to external agencies and the community through consultation and education
  • Serves as a role model and clinical resource for other clinicians
  • Assists clinicians in determining appropriate interventions to aid clients in reaching their treatment goals
  • Assists other team members in covering client needs
  • Offers input for staff performance appraisals


  • Assists in performing individual, conjoint, family and group therapy as an observer and role model for the development of employee skills
  • Participates in program planning, development and evaluation
  • Models and follows Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center values
  • Assists and oversees staff productivity
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in human services plus five years experience
  • A Valid Indiana Clinicial Licensure is required (LMHC, LMFT LCSW)
  • State licensure for independent practice



  • Thorough understanding of strength and community based treatment models
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to be both clear and concise in written and verbal communication
  • Advanced knowledge of
    •  psychiatric/addiction diagnoses and understanding of their impact on behavior
    •  psychotropic medication; their uses and side effects
    •  research based clinical practices and protocols
  • Use of discretion and independent decision-making regarding staff, clients and program matters
  • Ability to
    • teach, support and mentor others
    • use communication appropriate to the age of the audience
    • teach evidenced based clinical practices and protocols to other staff
    • monitor adherence to clinical practices intervention according to fidelity of clinical models
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Leadership and team building ability


  • Mental Status Exam
  • Medications
  • DSM-5
  • Legal
  • CPI
  • Functional Assessment (HAP)
  • CPR
  • Annual Education
  • Addictions
  • Age Related
  • CANS (Staff Working with Children)


  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
  • Provides clinical supervision to staff
  • Maintains appropriate professional boundaries
  • Works with minimal supervision

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center's primary mission is to serve individuals with serious mental illness and chronic addiction as well as seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families. Patients of all ages are welcomed, from children to seniors, with a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based and family- and community-centered treatment utilizing the Recovery Model of treatment.


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