Indiana University Health

Behavioral Health Counselor IU Health Arnett-Greenbush

IU Health Arnett-Greenbush

Job Location

IU Health Arnett-Greenbush
1759 S 500 E


Strategy-Behavior Health

Date Posted

November 19, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

Assess clients to determine fit for outpatient treatment and establish provisional diagnosis and initial treatment plan. Effectively communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient receives services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient is provided all necessary resources and education. Maintain contact with client's referring physician/professional, as well as any other pertinent treatment providers, to ensure optimum level of care. Assess patients' psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness, and ability to cope. Uses behavioral health integration to assess and counsel patients; and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs. Provides mental health assessments of patients upon physician referral.

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Qualifications for the Behavioral Health Counselor Role

  • Master’s degree in social work, Counseling, Psychology or related area is required
  • Requires current licensure or license eligibility in the state of Indiana as an LCSW
  • Requires a thorough understanding of modern psychotherapeutic thought and approaches;
  • CoCM or Chronic Care Management Preferred
  • Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients, families and staff
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span
  • Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques. CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification may be required
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools, probation and other agencies as indicated
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; EMR experience preferred to
  • provide thorough reports and maintain excellent records
  • Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based experience
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