Clinician - School-Based in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 12/23/2019

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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.

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Centers , Indiana’s first community mental health center has a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based, community centered treatment that utilizes the recovery model and welcomes all patients from children to seniors. 

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

Our Children’s services are based on industry best practices and evidence-based principles such as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Parent, Psychotherapy, 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.

Services are provided in the following settings:

  • Home-based
  • Office-based
  • School-based
  • WRAP Services (Child Mental Health Wraparound Services and Children’s Mental Health Initiative)

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center is seeking a Clinician in our IPS program who will demonstrate Understanding of and ability to implement a strengths-based, community treatment model while embracing, understanding and operating under the Recovery Model, including AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, and Thank You) and the spirit of motivational interviewing.

A successful Clinician will:

  • Complete biopsychosocial evaluation (BPSE); integrating information gathered by the team and developing the integrated diagnostic summary. Based upon the BPSE and in consultation with the treatment team, prepares Clinical Treatment plans, dates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines, consulting with client, family, and treatment team throughout the process
  • Manage a caseload of clients; identifying therapeutic, rehabilitative and case management needs; engages other team members in meeting these needs as may be indicated.
  • Perform a variety of individual, family and group therapeutic interventions (as demonstrated competency allows) utilizing evidence bases practices
  • Provide quality case management services as indicated by client need, monitoring client progress and reflecting this in the clinical documentation
  • Evaluate and updates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines; consulting with client family and team in this process; completing documentation of activities and written reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Identify community resources and assists clients in their access to these resources, providing indirect service to external agencies and community through consultation and education
  • Interpret and applies service and billing procedures according to client needs; completes billing according to guidelines for timeliness and accuracy
  • Alter activities/behaviors to reflect and ensure adequate care which is appropriate to the age of the clients served
  • Advocate for clients to ensure access to needed services which include developing community relationships and resources.
  • Meet agency standard of timely completion of all documentation
  • Meet agency standards of client service hours
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth by actively participating in clinical supervision

The qualified candidate will:

  •  Possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a Human Services Field is required
  • A minimum of a  valid Indiana temp license (LSW, LMHC or LMFT)
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license that meets Eskenazi Health’s driving policy requirements

Eskenazi Health offers comprehensive benefits including, tuition reimbursement, retirement plans through OneAmerica, various on-campus dining options, a free fitness gym, free employee wellness programs, sky farm access and more. Come and be a part of our PRIDE values!

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.