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Manager Assistant

Plano, Texas, 75024, United States
May 18, 2013
Contact Info:

Kelley K. Stinson-Brown, M.S., LCDC
**** ********* **. #**** *****, TX 75024
H: (903) ***-**** (


Social Services Provider ( Counselor ( Advocate

Experienced Mental Health Professional with advanced academic training in
counseling and chemical dependency issues. Strongly committed to
providing effective social services and advocacy resources to individuals
and communities dealing with such diverse issues as chemical dependency,
crime, and family violence. Excellent interpersonal communication,
presentation, and advocacy skills; training and experience are
complemented by continuing graduate education in psychology and social

Advocacy ( Social Services Provision ( Intake ( Counseling ( Chemical
Community Resources ( Relationship Management ( Prevention Programs
Legal Processes ( Presentations ( Group Processes ( MHMR
Documentation ( Compliance ( Assessment


Texas A&M University 2010-2012
Post-graduate LPC studies

Texas A&M University M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2004
Psychology & Counseling

Texas A&M University B.S. in Psychology, 2002

State of Texas LCDC License 09/2012-09/2014


Greenhouse Treatment Center - Grand Prairie, Texas
December 5, 2012 - Present
UR/Intake Coordinator
Assess client degree of drug dependency, complete intake and psychosocial
assessments. Conduct and evaluate the client MSE and physical condition to
determine their suitability for referral to program appropriate for their
level of care. Complete daily reports regarding house census, LOC's, admits
and discharges. Complete client admissions, conduct insurance pre-
authorization calls and conduct utilization review follow-ups.

Greenhouse Treatment Center - Grand Prairie, Texas
August 24, 2012 - December 4, 2012
Counselor Assistant/UR Assistant
Aide therapists with day-to-day client activities, including addressing
client and family concerns, conducting new patient intakes, facilitating
groups and conducting individual therapy sessions. Assist Utilization
Review Manager(s) in conducting patient psych-socials, patient assessments
and insurance pre-authorizations.

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Abundant Life HCS - Mt. Pleasant, TX
January 2012 - August 23, 2012
QA Specialist
Audited case managers consumer charts to ensure state and agency
compliance. Attended webinars, DADS seminars and conferences and reported
any changes and new developments within the state program for HCS.

Abundant Life HCS - Texarkana, TX February 2010 - June 2011

Regional Manager/Consumer Representative

Implemented individual goals and developmental plans for intellectual and
developmentally impaired persons. Oversaw group homes, day activity center
and their operations. Conducted consumer home and field visits.
Conducted HCS enrollments of new group home/FCC/SHL consumers and staff.

San Antonio treatment Center-MMT - San Antonio, Texas March 2008-
October 2008

Counselor Intern

Coordinated and modified treatment plans and assessments in a chemical
dependency program. Provided direct counseling and referrals to appropriate
community-based resources. Researched and compiled a resource manual that
was adopted as a referral resource for the entire agency.

Austin-Travis County MHMR - Austin, Texas
February 2007 - July 2007

Counseling Intern / Case Manager II

Provided a broad range of assessment and individual and group counseling
services to patients admitted for chemical dependency issues. Referred
clients to the appropriate community-based resources and performed
community outreach to build relationships among agencies and private
service providers. Utilized BHIPS to determine client eligibility during
intake and assessments.

i have a dream - houston - houston, tx
2006 - 2007

Program Assistant

Provided administrative and programmatic support to the counselors in a
program designed to address issues for at-risk inner-city students.
Monitored and reported behaviors and progress of students in the program.

2004 - 2007
Operations Manager
Managed staff, prepared work schedules and assigned specific duties.
Directed and coordinated organization's
financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximized investments,
and increased efficiency.
Determined staffing requirements, and interviewed, hired and trained new

Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries - Texarkana, Tx
2003 - 2004

Direct Care Provider

Organized and implemented activities to teach daily living skills of a
faith-based program to MHMR consumers. Conducted one-to-one training and
implemented individualized goals and development plans for consumers.

domestic violence prevention, inc.
2001 - 2003

Legal Assistant / Client Advocate

Assisted clients of a program designed to reduce the incidence of family
Made outreach presentations to community organizations to inform families
of available resources. Prepared legal pleadings for protective
orders, divorce decrees, custody hearings, and paternity litigation.
Provided a broad range of administrative, drafting, and research
support to legal professionals. Co-facilitated the Batterer
Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP).