Aspire names Pataky new youth and family services director
Aspire Indiana/Aspire Indiana Health has named Vanessa Pataky as Director of Youth & Family Home & Community Based Services.
In this new position, Pataky will focus on developing the organization’s home and community-based services for youth and family. She will work on increasing Aspire capacities and practices for its growing youth programs, collaborate with other youth/family agencies and serve as primary liaison with the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS).
With the creation of this position, Aspire is demonstrating its commitment to making youth and family services a priority as an integrated healthcare provider serving Hoosiers in dozens of Indiana counties.
Pataky worked with Aspire for the past year as a comprehensive outpatient clinical manager.
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Indiana University.
She is also an adjunct professor at Butler University’s Licensed Mental Health Counselor graduate program and at the IUPUI School of Social Work. Pataky previously served in social work and leadership positions with area hospital and behavioral health providers.