Christa Baldwin, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE THERAPIST
To obtain a position in a challenging and rewarding field.
WHITE SANDS TREATMENT CENTER - Plant City, FL
September 2017 to Present
Provide individual and group therapy. Conduct bio-psychosocial assessments. Formulate Master Treatment Plans Maintain clinical records according to program policies. Document the patient’s progress as it relates to treatment goals and objectives
Substance Abuse Counselor
DACCO - Tampa, FL
February 2017 to September 2017
Women's Residential Counselor
Mental Health Therapist
ST JOHNS JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
2014 to 2015
Worked as a member of the mental health team with a caseload of 10-15 male juvenile offenders ages 13-18 completing biopsychosocial assessments, developing treatment plans, providing individual, group and family therapy, conducted educational and other didactic groups for resident and family members, provided crisis intervention, completed monthly reports for judges and probation officers, developed and maintained client records.
PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
STEWART MARCHMAN ACT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FORENSICS
2012 to 2013
The Jail Diversion program is an intensive outpatient program for individuals who have been diagnosed with severe and persistent mental health disorders who have multiple criminal justice involvement and hospitalizations related to mental illness. While working as a member of this team, job duties included completing biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans, maintaining files and keeping up to date for audits as well as assisted with writing a grant to obtain funds to keep the program in place.
STEWART MARCHMAN ACT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
2011 to 2013
Worked as an intern in an adult outpatient dual diagnosis program from 2011 to 2012. The program then changed to an adult outpatient substance abuse program for 2012-2013. Duties included completing biopsychosocial assessments, developing treatment plans to fit the client's need, maintaining client files, diagnosing according to DSM-IV criteria and providing therapy.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA