Burrell @ Jordan Valley

Interview with Dr. Nash

Match # 192531

Internship positions available: 2

About Our Site

Interns in this rotation will spend 75% of their time at Jordan Valley and 25% of their time at one or more of the Burrell offices. Primary service locations for Jordan Valley include the Medical Tower (Springfield, MO) and Tampa St. Clinic (Springfield, MO). Other possible office locations include:

  • Forsyth, Missouri
  • Lebanon, Missouri
  • Republic, Missouri
  • Hollister, Missouri
  • Marshfield, Missouri

 If travel is required, costs for travel between offices beyond 20 miles are reimbursed to the intern.

 As part of the Jordan Valley Community Health Center mission, this site provides patients with access to behavioral health services. The Behavioral Health team includes Behavioral Health Consultants (LCSW), Psychologists (Traditional therapy) and Psychiatric consultation. The BHCs are the gatekeepers for the behavioral health services and are fully integrated in primary care. In addition to training experiences provided within the Burrell Behavioral Health office locations, Interns in this rotation would provide the following services throughout the Jordan Valley office locations:

 Provide crisis management, individual and family psychological assessments and treatment to individuals referred by medical and dental providers. Work in close coordination and collaboration with these providers to fulfill the overall healthcare plan for patients.

  1. Assess a client’s needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior.
  2. Offer therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, eating disorders, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behavior.
  3. Provide consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work
  4. Promote effective working relations and work effectively as part of a team to facilitate the Clinic’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  5. Attain all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the Clinic’s overall mission.
  6. Responsibly follow the Clinic Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
  7. Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  8. Work closely with the pain management department to assess and treat the needs of patients enrolled in chronic pain therapy.

Able to bill under Medicaid/Medicare guidelines and complete tasks as required.

APPIC Training Experiences

Example treatment modalities (as listed by APPIC)

Exposure 
(1% to 20%)
Experience
(21% to 30%)
Emphasis
(31% to 49%)
Major Area
(50%+)
Assessment X
Individual Intervention X
Family Intervention X
Group Intervention X
Consultation/Liaison X
Crisis Intervention X
Brief Intervention X
Primary Care X
Evidence-Based Practice X

 Example supervised experiences (as listed by APPIC):

Exposure 
(1% to 20%)
Experience
(21% to 30%)
Emphasis
(31% to 49%)
Major Area
(50%+)
Health Psychology X
Women’s Health X
Sexual Disorders X
Assessment X
Serious Mental Illness X
Anxiety Disorders X
Trauma/PTSD X
Sexual Abuse X
Substance Use Disorders X
Geropsychology X
Pediatrics X
Multicultural Therapy X
Empirically-Supported Treatments X
Integrated Health Care – Primary X

The most commonly seen diagnoses/supervised experiences that interns can expect to be working with at this location include, but is not limited to, Trauma/PTSD.

Patient Populations

Rural, uninsured and underinsured and Medicaid populations.

Example patient populations (as listed by APPIC):

Population % Served
Children 10%
Adolescents 15%
Adults 75%
Outpatients 100%
Ethnic Minorities 30%
Spanish Speaking 20%
Low Income 80%
Number of Counties Served 8
Total Number of Clients Served 66,291
Example Schedule
Monday 8-12 Jordan Valley Community Health Center – outpatients
1-4 Jordan Valley Community Health Center – outpatients
Tuesday 8-12 Burrell
1-3 Burrell
3-5 Journal review
Wednesday 8-12 Burrell
1-3 Burrell
3-5 Journal review
Thursday 8-12 Jordan Valley – outpatients
1-4 Jordan Valley – outpatients
Friday 8-12 Jordan Valley – outpatients
1-4 Jordan Valley – outpatients

 

Current Internship Placement Locations

Primary service locations for Jordan Valley include the Medical Tower (Springfield, MO) and Tampa St. Office (Springfield, MO). Other possible office locations include:

  • Forsyth, Missouri
  • Lebanon, Missouri
  • Republic, Missouri
  • Hollister, Missouri
  • Marshfield, Missouri

Our Supervisors

Primary Supervisors
Barbara Wachtel-Nash, Psy.D.

Dr. Wachtel-Nash earned her Clinical Psychology degree from Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 1993 and completed her internship and post-doctoral residency at Burrell Behavioral Health. She spent 23 years at Burrell doing outpatient therapy, groups, and psychological evaluations. She also worked with Cancer patients at the Hulston Cancer Center inpatient and outpatient  for 13 years, contracted to Cox by Burrell. She has experience working with multiple medical diagnoses, as well as death and dying issues and support groups for cancer patients. She was the director of psychological evaluations at the Kingsley clinic for six years. In October of 2013, she accepted the position of Director of Outpatient Services and Psychological Evaluations. In May 2016 sje accepted the position as Director of Behavioral Health Integration at Jordan Valley. Dr. Wachtel-Nash’s research interests include clarifying diagnoses through psychological evaluations and symptom overlap.

Netti Summer, Ph.D.

Dr. Summer earned her Clinical Psychology degree from Purdue University in 2008. She completed her internship at Illinois State University – CAPS and a post-doctoral residency at Clemson University. She began work with Jordan Valley in 2016 as behavioral health services are becoming more integrated with patients overall care. She has also worked in college counseling centers, with an emphasis on groups and eating disorders, as well as having experience in private practice and community mental health centers. Dr. Summer has additional training in eating disorders, cognitive processing therapy for PTSD, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and has done psychological evaluations for learning disorders, mental health diagnoses, and ADHD. Her research interests include trauma, eating disorders, and attachment and loss.

Life in Springfield, MO

Springfield, a top ten city with the lowest cost of living, is the state’s third-largest city, located in the heart of the Ozarks. Springfield boasts a talented arts community dating back to the early 1900s, offering a symphony, community theatre, an art museum, a ballet company, and a regional opera, and is also home to the Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium – the largest and most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world. Located in scenic southwest Missouri, Springfield is home to a metro population of more than 450,000. There are plenty of outdoor activity opportunities with lakes, rivers, state parks, camping and hiking trails, and his home to the original Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, a popular attraction for fisherman and hunters alike. Truly a city that has everything you need.