Reentry Mental Health Clinician


Full time/Exempt


The Reentry Mental Health Clinician provides mental health and substance use services to people with a criminal legal involvement in Marion County, Indiana. This includes assessing client needs, developing treatment plans, and implementing therapeutic techniques to facilitate positive change and improve well-being. Additionally, this individual is responsible for supervising the reentry case management team.


Reentry Program Manager


Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Conduct comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments to understand client needs and develop and implement personalized treatment plans.
  2. Provide individual and group therapy sessions using evidence based therapeutic techniques and
  3. Create a safe and supportive therapeutic
  4. Provide ongoing assessments, including using standardized instruments, to monitor and assess client
  5. Refer clients to appropriate services in the agency or community as needed to provide full spectrum of care to the individual.
  6. Supervise, train, and support reentry case management Monitor service delivery, data entry, and program outcomes to ensure best practices, promote alignment with grant deliverables, and adapt to community needs.
  7. Provide direct case management services, as necessary, to promote client
  8. Engage in internal or external clinical
  9. Work effectively with diverse populations, including those impacted by the criminal legal
  10. Maintain high level of confidentiality and comply with
  11. Maintain accurate and detailed client records, including progress notes, treatment plans, and
  12. Adhere to ethical and legal standards of practice, including maintaining appropriate confidentiality and
  13. Attend all trainings and meetings as required by Step-
  14. Work independently after training is
  15. Provide services at various locations throughout Central Indiana if
  16. Perform general administrative duties as assigned, including copying, mailing, ordering supplies, answering phones, etc.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Quality – Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to
  2. Communication – Clearly communicates with others both orally and in
  3. Collaboration – Works well with a team as well as
  4. Initiative – Works effectively with minimal
  5. Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Sets goals and objectives; Practices effective time- management skills.
  6. Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality through continuous
  7. Cost Consciousness – Looks for and suggests cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and
  8. Ethics – Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works ethically and with integrity; Upholds organizational mission and values.
  9. Organizational Support – Supports and promotes the organization’s mission and
  10. Strategic Thinking – Contributes ideas to achieve organizational


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/ Experience:

Master’s degree in social work (MSW) degree and 3 years’ case management experience preferred.

Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or similar required.

2+ years supervisory experience preferred.

A combination of lived expertise, work experience, and/or certification as defined below may be considered in lieu of work experience.

Lived Experience 

  • Living with, in recovery from, or caring for others with, viral hepatitis, HIV, substance use disorder, homelessness, trauma, mental illness, justice involvement, etc.
  • Attempted to access healthcare as a member of communities that have been traditionally excluded from access including Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC); lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex (LGBTQIA+); physical ability, or national origin, people who have experienced homelessness, or anyone with a history of criminal justice involvement.

Work Experience 

  • One or more years working as a community health worker, case manager, care coordinator, or linkage to care worker.

Language Ability: 

Ability to read and speak English required.

Other Skills: 

Proficiency with Word and Outlook, ability to learn additional programs required.

Dependable transportation required; position will entail weekly travel in Central Indiana, as well as travel throughout the state of Indiana. In some instances, overnight stays may be necessary. Out of state travel with overnight stays may be required for conferences, training, and continuing education opportunities

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

This individual is responsible for supervising staff providing reentry case management services on the Reentry Services team.


Step-Up is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Step-Up are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. Step-Up does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, physical, mental or sensory disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Case management/linkage to care services may be offered at Step-Up, the client’s home, hospitals, nursing homes and/or other locations as needed; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to use standard office equipment such as computers, phone, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Step-Up, inc. actively strives to create a workspace that appreciates and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This includes establishing planning committees, and equitable hiring practices, and engaging professional trainers and consultants for all levels of the organization.


The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly work 37 ½ hours per week, additional hours may occasionally be required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to touch and handle objects. The employee frequently stands or walks.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

Interested and qualified applicants may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to

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