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Service Mental Health

Location:
Hampton, VA
Salary:
$75,000 and above
Posted:
September 23, 2018

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Mary Darden 757-***-****

PO Box **** ac65f0@r.postjobfree.com

Hampton, Virginia 23666

Summary of Qualifications:

• Over 10 years of extensive experience providing therapeutic and case management services to at-risk youth and adults with mental illness and dual diagnosis

• Over 10 years of experience in Behavior Management and Crisis Intervention

• Over 10 years of experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS)

Education:

2010-2013 Completed 24 credit hours-Post Graduate Credit Hours, Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University

2007-2009 Master of Arts-Community Counseling, Norfolk State University

1998-2002 Bachelor of Science-Human Services Counseling with a minor in Psychology, Old Dominion University

2018-Present Enrolled at Walden University in pursuit of a Doctor of Psychology (Psy D.) with focus on Behavioral Healthcare

Management

Licenses/Certifications:

• Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

• Master Addiction Counselor (MAC)

• Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

• Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP)

• Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP)

• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Trained (CPI)

• Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trained (ASIST)

• Mental Health First Aid Trained (MHFA)

• CPR and First Aid Trained

• SAMHSA How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses Trainer

Employment:

Outpatient Counselor December 2015 - Present

Family Restoration Services ~1919 Commerce Drive Suite 160; Hampton, Virginia 23666

Immediate Supervisor: Robyn Hicks; 757-***-****

• Performs clinical assessments

• Conducts and participates in case reviews and staffing as required

• Educates family members regarding existing community services and acts as an advocate in connecting family members to these services

• Diagnosis (based on a recognized manual of mental and emotional disorders or recognized system of problem definition) DSM 5

• Provides psychotherapy and counseling for substance abuse

• Conducts and facilitates individual sessions for clients and families

• Works with clients to foster the development of new improved coping, problem solving, and communication skills

• Develops individualized service plans in conjunction with referring agencies, and other social services professionals who are involved with youth and families

• Implements service plans and monitors progress

• Responds or arranges for a response to calls on “family crisis”

• Maintains up-to-date client records and prepares the necessary reports in a timely and accurate manner

• Establishes a good working relationship with other public and private agencies/services and interfaces collaboratively

• Assumes self-empowerment to solve problems and acts on opportunities, but maintains good communication with supervisor to be sure the appropriateness of actions taken

Substance Use and Prevention Program Administrator April 2018 - Present

The City of Portsmouth (Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services) ~1811 King Street; Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

Immediate Supervisor: Dr. Linda Horsey; 757-***-****

• Ensures compliance with city, state, and federal rules, regulations

• Manages programs to ensure attainment of state mandatory program standard performance contract requirements

• Monitors programmatic aspects of contractual services agreements for compliance with scope of service and program evaluation criteria

• Implements and evaluates program policies and procedures in order to provide effective prevention and intervention services in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations

• Maintains all Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Board of Pharmacy, Council State Associations Presidents (CSAP), Commission Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) facilitator requirements and compliance standards

• Prepares monthly reports for the state regarding Methadone Logic Models for the State Improvement Plan, reports all outcome measurement data for CARF

• Prepares monthly reports for the state regarding Methadone Logic Models for the State Improvement Plan, reports all outcome measurement data for CARF; corrective action plans for licensing agencies when needed; and CMR when funds are received

• Compiles prevention program performance data on a quarterly and annually basis; prepares written reports and other statistical data as required annually; and assigns clients to caseload and monitor ratio for state's compliance

• Responsible for the effective supervision and administration to include budget preparation and monitoring expenditures, staff development and training, succession planning, performance management, employee relations, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities

• Supervises staff in the delivery of prevention services and programs

• Complies with all Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) policies and procedures

• Supervises staff to assure timely completion of work

• Completes chart audits on admission and discharges; and assigns monthly rotations for nurses working in the Methadone Clinic

• Ensures that the behavioral and pharmacological approaches to treatment are evidence based and consistent with recognized treatment principles and practices for each American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) level of care

• Participates in the identification of quality care indicators and outcome objectives and the collection and review of data to monitor staff and program performance; and identify priority populations (for example pregnant, IV drug users, HIV) for admission and treatment as evidenced by protocol

• Performs other duties as assigned

Clinical Intervention Specialist II June 2015 – April 2018

Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board ~300 Medical Drive; Hampton, Virginia 23666

Immediate Supervisor: Dr. Debbie Hood; 757-***-****

• Provided clinical and administrative supervision for assigned behavioral counselors

• Managed a personal caseload and provides individual, group, and family therapeutic counseling to include medication education and monitoring

• Coordinated a school-wide prevention and character development model with educational staff

• Provided consultative services and training to school employees

• Facilitated therapeutic groups addressing family and personal issues, character development, substance abuse, and behavioral management

• Assessed for the appropriate level of intervention for students

• Developed, reviewed, and approved individualized treatment plans, behavioral contracts, and discharge plans

• Conducted and reviewed assessments including diagnostic impression and authorization for treatment prior to service initiation and annually thereafter

• Attended related client staff meetings

• Identified community resources, makes referrals, coordinates linkages, and/or provides case management services

• Provided short-term crisis intervention

• Maintained up-to-date client records and prepares diagnostic reports

• Documented and maintained units of service data, data collection, and statistical reports

• Responsible for maximizing program revenue

• Assisted in the orientations of volunteers and students

• Conducted parenting skills groups as necessary

• Completed other duties as necessary

Therapist November 2014 - June 2015

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center ~ 301 Fort Lane; Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

Immediate Supervisor: Chinedu Nwogburu; 757-***-****

• Provided psychotherapy services for youth, adolescents and their families

• Completed Bio-psychosocial evaluations and risk and psychological assessments as appropriate

• Maintained all documentation according to facility guidelines to include progress notes, case management, and individualized service plans

• Attended all treatment team meetings for assigned residents

• Attended weekly clinical supervision meetings for case reviews

• Provided clinical support/training for mental health technicians

• Completed all progress notes and submitted billing slips for same day of service

• Completed psychosocial assessment within seven days of admission

• Completed clinical formulations prior to the development of the Master Individualized Service Plan (ISP)

• Completed individualized service plans within 24 hours of treatment team meeting

• Provided weekend coverage on a rotating basis and other duties as assigned based on the needs of the facility

• Facilitated substance abuse individual and group therapy sessions

Clinical Supervisor May 2009 - Present

Agape Counseling & Therapeutic Services Inc. ~ 3221 Commander Shepard Boulevard; Hampton, Virginia 23666

Immediate Supervisor: Alonzo Sparrow; 757-***-****

• Participates in clinical supervision sessions

• Performs clinical assessments/reassessments as needed

• Conducts and participates in staff meetings for case reviews

• Conducts clinical supervision for Intensive In-home counselors as assigned

• Conducts home visits as assigned

• Educates family members regarding existing community services, and acts as an advocate in connecting family members to these services

• Diagnosis (based on a recognized manual of mental and emotional disorders or recognized system of problem definition) DSM 5

• Provides psychotherapy and counseling for mental disorders, substance abuse, marriage and family dysfunction, and problems caused by social and psychological stress or health impairment

• Conducts and facilitates groups for clients and families

• Provides Intensive In-home, crisis-oriented counseling and case management

• Works with clients to foster the development of new improved coping, problem solving, and communication skills

• Develops individualized service plans in conjunction with referring agencies and other social services professionals

• Reviews and signs ISPs that are completed by staff

• Implements service plans and monitors progress

• Responds or arranges for a response to calls on “family crisis” on a 24-hour, seven days a week basis

• Maintains up-to-date client records, and prepares the necessary reports in a timely and accurate manner

• Attends court when necessary and maintains close coordination with referring agencies on a regular basis

• Establishes a good working relationship with other public and private agencies/services, and interfaces collaboratively with them

• Supports Program Director and Coordinators as required

• Assumes self-empowerment to solve problems and act on opportunities, but maintains good communication with supervisor to be sure the appropriateness of actions taken

• All other duties as directed by the Program Director

• Provides outpatient therapy to identified clients and families with substance abuse issues

• Co-facilitates victims of violence group

Probation Officer February 2007 - November 2014

Hampton Court Services Unit ~ 35 Wine Street; Hampton, Virginia 23669

Immediate Supervisor: Ellen Madison; 757-***-****

• Provided case management services

• Collaborated with other agencies involved with identified youth

• Supervised delinquent youth to ensure completion of Court ordered requirements

• Advised the Court of compliance with Court orders

• Conducted drug screens

• Assisted parents with accessing services within the community that were beneficial to youth and their family

• Attended Court hearings and testified when required regarding compliance with Court orders

• Maintained youths’ files and other Court documentation

• Ensured that youth received substance abuse, anger management, and Intensive In-home services as needed

• Provided counseling activities and case management

• Ensured the protection of the citizens of the Commonwealth by assisting the courts in holding juveniles accountable for their actions

• Served as an agent of the court service unit for legal proceedings, law enforcement matters, academic and community programs, and intake

• Engaged youth with the assistance of Cognitive Behavioral and Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) techniques

• Served as an EPICS coach for fellow staff members

Counselor March 2004 - December 2012

Tidewater Youth Services Commission (Formally known as Tidewater Regional Group Home Commission) ~ 2404 Airline Boulevard; Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

Immediate Supervisor: Brooke Gillespie; 757-***-****

• Scheduled and conducted visits with clients

• Monitored clients and ensured he/she maintained appropriate behaviors and complied with any court ordered requirements

• Provided counseling and other support services, modeled behavioral norms for clients, and provided assistance and interventions

• Assessed client and family strengths, weaknesses, and needs

• Implemented treatment plans and referred clients to other community resources

• Taught clients new behaviors including anger management, problem solving, decision making skills, daily living skills, etc.

• Identified potentially dangerous or unhealthy situations and ensured that all incidents were properly documented and reported

• Responded to emergency crisis calls from clients on a 24-hour a day basis

• Provided counseling to youths and their families both individually and in groups

• Performed case management assignments

• Maintained effective communication with families, schools, referral agencies, court personnel, etc.

• Conducted drug testing

• Monitored high risk clients with both Electronic Monitoring (EM) and Global Positioning System (GPS)

Residential Counselor May 2002 - May 2012

The Pines Residential Treatment Center ~ 1801 Portsmouth Boulevard; Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 (No longer in business)

• Served as a role model for at-risk male residents, ages 10-21, with dual diagnosis, to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes, and behaviors

• Ensured environment remained safe and normative culture remained positive throughout the facility

• Contributed to the formulation, implementation, and revision of the resident ISP

• Facilitated cognitive behavioral groups

• Initiated program development and served as a liaison and consultant to local and state agencies

• Maintained clients’ records, confidentiality, and provided emotional support

• Assisted with training staff and supervising units



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