Biographies


 

Bio Photo ~ Bruce Eddins, MA - Cropped

Bruce Eddins, MA

Chief Administrator

Mr. Eddins was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a Liberal Arts Degree, Bachelors of Arts-Psychology, and Masters of Arts in Behavioral Science-Conflict Management and Negotiations from CSU, Dominguez Hills. The CA’s responsibilities: everything, especially in a startup. The CA is responsible for the success or failure of the company. Operations, marketing, strategy, financing, creation of company culture, human resources, hiring, firing, compliance with safety regulations, public relations, etc. Creating culture, building the senior management team, and, indeed, the delegation itself can be done only by the CA. The CA must be able to hire and fire non-performers. The CA must resolve differences between senior team members, and keep them working together in a common direction. The CA sets direction by communicating the strategy and vision of where the company is going. Strategy sets a direction. With clear direction, the team can rally together and make it happen.

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Bio Photo ~ John Anooshian, MD - Cropped

John Anooshian, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Anooshian is a registered Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Board Certified since 2002, and Maintenane of Certification 2012, General Psychiatry), Board Eligible (by practice criteria) in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, and Active medical licenses in Hawaii, Nevada, California. As part of our dynamic clinical team Dr. Anooshian ensures that all Horizon Ridge Clinic providers serve the clients and deliver services only as prescribed under medical supervision, monitor and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of the services provided; operate within the scope of his/her licensures and expertise; ensure the medical appropriateness of services provided. Adhere to the regulations prescribed in this chapter and all applicable Division chapters; provide only those services within the scope of their practice and expertise; ensure care coordination to recipients with higher intensity of needs; comply with recipient confidentiality laws and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); maintain required records and documentation; the Medical Director will participate with the Quality Assurance Enhancement Team to ensure the agency is in compliance with all standard regulatory laws; ensure client’s rights; as well as, many other duties.

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Bio Photo ~ Sandal Kelly PhD, LMFT - Cropped

Sandal Kelly PhD, LMFT

Clinical Director

Dr. Kelly is a native of Northern California who holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counseling Psychology, Masters of Science, and Bachelors of Science from UC Berkeley. She is responsible for enhancing the supervisee’s personal and professional development (skills/knowledge) – Providing regular supervision grounded in best practices – Assessing and evaluating supervisee competence and effectiveness on a regular basis – Adhering to agency, licensing, and accrediting requirements – Monitoring legal, ethical, and cultural issues – Ensuring staff retention and overall welfare. In accordance with Horizon Ridge Clinic quality assurance policy, the Clinical Director shall have access to electronic record keeping ensuring that all providers are following and implementing the treatment plan and instructions developed by the clinical team. The Clinical Director shall review assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes to validate that services are being delivered as prior authorized. The application of this protocol is broad in nature with the intent that all direct care staff, regardless of education, licensure, or certification are receiving regular, quality, clinical supervision appropriate to the service tasks for which they are responsible.

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Bio Photo ~ Lisa Shavies, BA

Lisa Shavies, BA

Direct Supervisor

Ms. Shavies is from the Bay Area where she holds a Bachelors of Arts in Human Development Optioning in Childhood Education from California State University Hayward. She holds certifications in HIV/OSHA, CDC certified, Personal Outcome Measures training, Support Coordination training, ICG certified, and many other certifications. We are honored to have a self-motivated and gifted individual. Ms. Shavies assist providers’ with maintaining goal-oriented, strength-based, family driven services which address the client’s needs (such as, anger management, developing coping skills, etc.). Assist providers with developing individual and family oriented activities and curriculum that develops behavioral and emotional competencies. Prepare case management notes of supervision with providers weekly. Identify issues that are occurring, plan of action, interventions that are being used to assist providers with caseload; Maintain a small caseload and follow the policies and procedures under case management and documentation; Participate in the interdisciplinary team meetings to develop resources on behalf of the child and family; Ensure that all providers are maintaining documentation of daily services logs (time-tracking form) and submitting daily services logs in a timely fashion; Review all providers’ time sheets for adequacy and completeness; and many other duties.


 

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