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Mental Health Manager

Location:
Boise, Idaho, 83709, United States
Posted:
November 10, 2018

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Lesa McConnel

*** *** *****, **

Phone: (***) 208-***-****

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CURRENT: Self employed as a LCSW. Trying to Growing a new practice.

PAST EMPLOYMENT: Current Clinical Director, Alta Addictions Counseling, Boise, ID

• Acted as the Clinical Director of a private, independent counseling agency that provides case management, counseling and psychosocial rehabilitation services for up to 300 patients yearly

• Supervised a staff of twelve counselors/evaluators and conducted supervisory review of staff counselor intakes and assessments

• Managed individual patient plans to include intakes, assessments, treatment planning, and counseling on the group and individual level

• Developed psychosocial rehabilitation plans for individual patients

• Created and implemented individual patient treatment policies

• Implemented a dual diagnosis client service program

• Served as the agency liaison to mental health caseworkers for dual diagnosis clients

• Assisted in the management of a residential diversion program for female inmates utilizing reality therapy and personal empowerment

• Audited files and billing statements

PAST EMPLOYMENT: Program Director, Gemhaven Psychological, Inc., Boise, ID

• Managed a residential program for women who were not included in the State of Idaho Department of Corrections Diversion Program

• Responsible for the development and management of an expansion of services to include male clients

• Developed policies to address the needs of, and provide quality services for, dual diagnosed clients

• Acted as agency interface with referring agencies, to include the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, and Terry Reilly Health Services

Case Manager, Gemhaven Psychological, Inc., Boise, ID

• Performed client intakes, assessments, treatment planning, counseling on the group and individual level

• Planned, developed and implemented patient treatment policies

• Implemented a dual diagnosis client service program

• Acted as a liaison to mental health case workers for dual diagnosis clients

• Assisted in the management of a residential diversion program for female inmates utilizing reality therapy and personal empowerment principals

• Supervised Treatment Technicians and managed the procurement of supplies

• Reviewed, monitored, and evaluated case records and activities to ensure proper documentation and quality of services.

• Provided educational presentations for the staff and community

• Organized and attended community meetings to develop and maintain effective working relationships

House Manager, Gemhaven Psychological, Inc., Boise, ID

• Acted in a procurement role and purchased all supplies for the facility

• Transported clients to and from client counseling services

• Facilitated group counseling sessions

• Managed a caseload of 20 individual clients

• Participated in treatment staffing for patients

EDUCATION:

• June 1996 Masters Degree in Social Work, Walla Walla College, Walla Walla, WA

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES/REGISTRATION:

• LCSW



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