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Manager Assistant

Plano, Texas, 75024, United States
May 18, 2013

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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.

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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.

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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).

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