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Request for Qualifications for Equitable Community Consulting for Mental Health America of Indianapolis
This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to identify a qualified consultant(s) to engage communities and neighborhoods within Marion County, IN and provide guidance to Mental Health America of Indianapolis for the implementation of equitable processes for the ARPA Grant distribution of funding.
Mental Health America of Indianapolis was awarded funding through the America Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) from the City of Indianapolis. To ensure the structure of the competitive funding process is completed utilizing equitable and inclusive practices, we are seeking a consultant(s) with expertise in this area. In addition, knowledge about Marion County grass-roots organizations, Mental Health and Addiction systems in Marion County, and the Juvenile Justice System in Marion County is required.
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CRS) – Acute Care/Inpatient – Nights
Department: Behavioral Health Services
Hours: 7:00pm-7:00am (36 hours weekly)
Reports to: Supervisor/Manager of Peer Support & Outreach
Role Overview: Under supervision, the CPRS provides peer support and outreach services in an ambulatory/outpatient and/or community-based setting. The CPRS performs a wide range of tasks to assist patients in improving their wellness using integrated, whole-person health approaches that support multiple pathways of recovery. The CPRS builds rapport with the patient to enhance communication and advocacy of the patient’s physical, behavioral, social, and cultural needs with the multidisciplinary care team while supporting the patient in identifying and navigating their version of recovery and wellness through a trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, and cultural humility lens. The CPRS will collaborate with the multidisciplinary care team and patient in-person and through technology via telehealth and documentation in the Electronic Medical Record.
Required Experience: Personal, lived experience in an active recovery lifestyle from substance use, mental health or cooccurring disorders. Previous employment history in any field a plus.
Required Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent
Required Certification: CAPRC I or II, CHW/CRS and/or NCPRSS credential. Valid driver’s license.
- Skilled in utilizing, understanding, and supporting multiple pathways of recovery, including harm reduction, non-traditional, and Medication Assisted Treatment.
- Skilled in utilizing integrated, whole-person health and wellness approaches.
- Skilled at working one-on-one with individuals living with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or substance use situation.
- Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
- Committed to providing continuity of care, including “following up” and checking in on peers who are admitted to hospitals, incarcerated or otherwise in the community.
- Able to adhere to ethical standards as described in their respected certification Code of Ethics.
- Able to demonstrate good judgment and decision-making independent of the need for direct supervision (although subject to review) and written protocols.
- Able to apply knowledge and demonstrate effectiveness when working with patients (and their family members) with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance use situations.
- Possess competent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
- Able to document services in an electronic medical record and proficiently use Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrates a knowledge of community resources and interagency linkages—and how to develop natural resources within the community.
The following functions describe the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.
- Identifies self as a person in active recovery of a mental illness or substance use situation.
- Provide outreach activities to engage Community Health Network patients and non-patients in the community to improve their whole-person health and wellness.
- Abe to legally drive own vehicle to assist with care coordination, navigation, and outreach activities.
- Assist patients in articulating personal goals for recovery and wellness.
- Assist patients in determining reasonable and holistic steps to move towards recovery and wellness.
- Assist patients in identifying/removing barriers to recovery and wellness goals.
- Assist patients in identifying personal strengths to achieve recovery and wellness goals.
- Assist patients in transitioning from the hospital to the community or vice versa.
- Assist patients in communicating their physical, behavioral, social, and cultural needs to the multidisciplinary care team.
- Teach and model emotional regulation skills.
- Teach and model effective coping and self-help techniques.
- Assist Community Health Network caregivers in identifying program elements that are supportive and non-supportive of recovery and wellness.
- Utilize own unique recovery experience to teach and role model the value of every individual’s recovery and wellness journey.
- Assist patients in accessing treatment and resources to assist with physical, behavioral, social, and cultural needs.
- Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
- Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with patients and avoid dual relationships within the community.
- “Being there” for patients in a supportive and non-judgmental manner.
- Support multidisciplinary team objectives and strategies.
- Use inclusive, culturally appropriate language and attitudes with all patients and staff.
- Complete and maintain all records and documentation needed for program compliance and accountability in accordance with Community Health Network standards and funding source requirements.
- Other duties as assigned.
Addictions Therapist- LCSW, LMFT, LMHC
Addictions Therapist wanted to join our growing, well-respected group, Journey Recovery Center, with the full support of our award-winning hospital system, St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This position will be based in Aurora, Indiana, located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati! Join the St. Elizabeth team and enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, a great place to live and work and a very substantial referral base.
St. Elizabeth Physicians is a physician led multi-specialty physician group organization consisting of 451 physicians, 244 advanced practice providers and more than 2,200 non-provider associates. We are very proud of our culture around physician wellness and our high physician engagement and satisfaction scores. St. Elizabeth Physicians serves more than 364,000 patients in our more than 165 conveniently located practices in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. In partnership with St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we are transforming how care is delivered in our region.
We are a mission and values driven organization, focused on patient-centered care, accountability, community, innovation, teamwork and excellence. St. Elizabeth is a regional healthcare provider continually recognized as one of the nation’s best. We are also a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This network provides access to proven protocols, eConsults and unparalleled experience. It supports our mission to ensure our patients receive comprehensive and compassionate care – anywhere. St. Elizabeth Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diversity of our associates.
We offer generous compensation, PTO, benefits, annual incentives, work life balance, personal concierge services to our providers and more!
- Knowledge of advanced practice including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, basic nutrition, behavioral factors, psychosocial/family systems, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making, alternative treatment modalities.
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care.
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.
- Knowledge of health promotions, health risk identification, and patient education principles and techniques.
- Knowledge of community, professional and education resources.
- Minimum: LMFT, LMHC, or LCSW certification. Seeking candidates with LCAC, LAC, ICAC II, CADAC II, CADAC IV, NAADAC, or IC&RC.
- You must be able to obtain a state license Indiana for your scope of practice.
Dove Recovery House for Women – Peer Recovery Case Manager
We are looking for a Peer Recovery Case Manager to enhance the quality of care for women recovering from trauma and substance abuse disorder. Case Manager duties include assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating actions required to meet client’s needs.
- Coordinating and providing care that is timely, safe, effective, efficient, equitable, trauma informed, and client centered.
- Handling case assignments, care plans, review client progress, and determine sobriety plan.
- Helping clients achieve wellness, sobriety and independence
- Facilitate multiple care aspects (care coordination, information sharing, etc.)
- Help clients make informed decisions by acting as their advocate regarding treatment options
- Develop effective working relations and cooperate with team and external social workers and case managers
- Manage external collaborative relationships designed to holistically meet clients’ needs
- Take the extra mile and interact with clients to keep track of their progress and to ensure successful completion of program
- Record client information, accurately complete all necessary forms and produce statistical information
- Promote quality and best practice interventions and outcomes
- Escort clients to outside appointments
- Provide recovery education in every phase of the recovery journey
- Assess and address motivational and psychosocial issues
- Adhere to professional standards as outlined by protocols, rules and regulations
- Develop and maintain working relationships with community agencies
- Coordinate pre-admission interviews and assess client appropriateness for program
- Serve in an on-call capacity on a rotating basis with other full-time staff members
- Office management
- Adhere to the Recovery Guiding Principles
- Represent organization at community meetings, among callers, donors, and volunteers
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Director of Clinical Services
- BSW or equivalent degree
- Certification as a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)
- Minimum of two years’ experience in field of addiction, or mental health
- Excellent knowledge of case management principles
- Excellent communication & listening skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
- Compassionate with teamwork skills
- Ability to work in high stress environment
- Ability to work with diverse client and staff populations
- Ability to work in group situations
- Knowledge and familiarity with basic computer skills
- Has maintained sobriety/recovery for a period of no less than 3 years.
- A self-identified current or former user of mental health or co-occurring services who can relate to others who are now using these services.
Interested candidates should email resume to Wendy Noe, email@example.com
Job Title: Clinical Supervisor
Reports to: Executive Director
Exempt (Salaried) _√_ Non-exempt (Hourly) ___
To carry out the mission Emberwood Center through support and guidance of the clinical staff, program development, and quality assurance. To provide administrative and logistical support to organization that promotes a professional and positive image in the community.
Master’s level degree with appropriate licensure (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LCAC)
Two years’ experience in supervising staff
At least 5 years clinical experience, including progressively more responsible management duties
SUD experience, trauma treatment experience and/or experience working with children, preferred
Valid driver’s license
No convictions for sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse or related offenses
Minimally five years sobriety and drug free, if recovering
Oversee staff, develop and assure quality of the program. Ensure compliance with certifications, state and federal regulations. Represent and promote agency in the community. Assist in grants writing, monitoring, and reporting to assure continuation of funding.
- Conduct performance reviews and establish professional development goals with staff
- Provide clinical supervision (at least monthly) and work toward staff goals
- Provide leadership in training offered to staff, ensuring licensure standards and clinical needs are met
- Ensure that clinical records are accurate, current and meet all applicable standards; follow up with non-compliance issues
- Ensure clinical team members are aware of community resources to assist clients; provide coordination of services and consultation as required
- Ensure clinical team members are familiar with the operations of the clinical program (on and off-site) and main collaborators
- Facilitate and document clinical staffing and other staff meetings
- Ensure clinical programs are compliant with all state, federal and CARF requirements.
Administrative and Monitoring:
- Provide administrative support to the ED
- Monitor client census, client flow, case management and caseloads
- Act as Keeper of the Records
- Ensure compliance with contractual matters related to clinical services
- Coordinate Medicaid management and chart review with consulting psychiatrist/HSPP
- Provide management staff with reports in a timely manner to ensure efficient and effective use of agency resources
- Assist with grants monitoring/reporting, as needed
- Coordinate logistics of regular review of client records; follow up with staff to assure high quality documentation that adheres with agency policies
- Monitor and complete reports for funding sources
- Prepare reports for internal and external purposes
- Review and monitor adherence with policies and procedures
- Assist in updating of policies and procedures
- Provide direct services to clients, as needed
- Assist in marketing and referral development
- Cultivate positive relationships with community agencies and represent and promote Emberwood Center in conferences, community meetings, etc.
- Discuss program needs and collaborate with ED in program development and changes
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor
SUD Outpatient Therapist – Franklin IN
$2000.00 bonus at 3 month evaluation.
Emberwood Center is Mental Health America of Indiana’s treatment service provider. We are a small non-for-profit located in a historic home in downtown Indianapolis as well as in downtown Franklin, IN. We offer individual, family, and group therapy in an outpatient setting, as well as advocacy and peer support services. We address a variety of mental health issues as well as SUD and gambling issues, and we specialize in treating trauma and its effects with children and adults alike. Currently, our services are provided mainly via telehealth and we are returning to in-person services gradually.
We are looking for full time and part time therapist to staff our new office in Franklin, Indiana. The primary role will be leading our SUD program for adult clients. Other services (like treating mental health issues or adolescents) may be provided as well. This will be an in-person position.
Minimal requirement is Associate License; LSW, LCSW, LMHCA, LMHC, LMFTA, LMFT, LCAC.
Previous experience with SUD treatment preferred.
To carry out the mission of Emberwood Center through providing quality treatment services and appropriate referrals to persons with addiction and mental health issues.
Masters in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field
Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified by ICAADA, preferred
Knowledge of and/or previous experience with addictions
Strong organizational skills
Strong time management skills
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work in the community
Ability to deal positively with high levels of stress
Strong computer skills, including MS Office (minimally email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), database development and maintenance (preferred)
Strong cultural literacy (bi-lingual preferred yet not expected)
Valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation for county and/or statewide travel
No felony or criminal charges pending
No conviction for sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, or related offenses
Minimally five years sobriety and drug free, if recovering
Reliable access to stable hi-speed internet connection in private setting, personal laptop equipment and reliable personal smartphone
Provide direct treatment services to clients individually and in group settings. Document services with clients in charts, update clinical team as needed, and provide referrals if necessary.
· Conduct clinical assessments.
· Facilitate education or therapy groups.
· Conduct individual sessions.
· Provide detailed reports of client progress to the primary counselor, clinical team, or referral source, as needed.
· Maintain complete and accurate client records by meeting deadlines, having quality writing skills, and following procedures as directed (notes and billing is due within 48hrs of service).
· Monitor and update client treatment plan and document progress.
· Complete exit interviews and discharge clients according to agency policies.
· Prepare for and attend court for clients as required including preparing documents, testifying, and supporting clients.
· Participate in clinical team and all-staff meetings.
· Obtain client input regarding services of Emberwood.
· Obtain ongoing training to stay abreast of the latest substance abuse and mental health treatment modalities and stay compliant with Emberwood policies.
· Obtain and/or maintain a state license in the field of addiction or counseling examples including: CADAC, LCAC, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT.
· Assist agency by participating in community outreach and inter-agency presentations.
· Provide necessary data for and follow all policies and procedures, as required by various funding sources.
· Expected to provide approximately 20-28 hours of direct service a week.
· Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
Schedules can be flexible, as long as the agency needs are met. Most positions are required to have at least one or two evenings available for appointments. Applicants who have experience with specialized populations, including LGBTQ and victims of Human Trafficking, will be given preference.
We value strong work ethics and personal integrity; we strive to be our best and support our staff in continuous education and training (including free ICAADA certification, and free EMDR training); we provide supervisory support as needed to maintain a high-quality professional team. We are not a high volume/intense work environment, but our staff needs to be able to respond positively to stressors (as our clients’ needs can be demanding), as well as the occasional (brief) surge in workload (as we cannot always predict our community’s needs). Our staff’s wellbeing is important to us and we allow some flexibility when creating our work schedules. Full time employees accrue 128 hours of PTO annually and enjoy 128 hours of holiday pay which includes the time between Christmas and New Year’s.
Job Type: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $47,000.00 – $61,000.00 per year
Ideal candidate may have previously worked as Licensed Marriage Family Therapist – LMFT – Addiction Counselor – Mental Health Therapist – Mental Health Counselor – Licensed Social Worker – Social Work – Social Services – LMHC – Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Mental Health Technician – LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker – LSW – Licensed Social Worker – Children’s Therapist – Children’s Counselor – Art Therapist – Mental Health Clinical Supervisor – Mental Health Supervisor – Counselor – Supervisor – MSW – Masters of Social Work
Volunteer with us! If you are interested in joining us at Mental Health America of Indiana as a volunteer please fill in the information below and we will get back to you as soon as possible on how you can play an integral role in our organization.
Volunteer at Valley Vista Health Systems
Seeking volunteers to assist with support services at New Vista Outpatient Recovery Center (an Opioid Treatment Program) located in Greenwood, Indiana. Patients receiving services at our clinic have a primary Opioid Use Disorder. Since the start of the pandemic, like many other treatment centers, New Vista has experienced a significant increase in calls from prospective patients seeking services. Additionally, COVID has required the completion of additional support service tasks for the patients we serve. At this time, we are seeking individuals who are pursuing recovery coach or peer support credentials to volunteer in our program. We are able to provide hours and supervision needed to pursue those credentials. Volunteer positions are a great way to open the door for future employment opportunities. Volunteer hours are available 7 days/week, primarily between 5:30AM and 12:00PM. Please contact Kristen Primeau, Executive Director of Subacute Services, to obtain more information about this volunteer opportunity.
Office Phone: (317) 883-5230
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