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Mental Health Management

Gordon, GA
August 09, 2012

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Shannon R. Butts, Ed.D, LPC

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Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

706-***-****/ 478-***-****


Fielding University Student in PhD Clinical Psychology Program

Atlanta Cluster (Goal: to gain requirements for GA Licensure) 2008- Current Date


Completed courses: PSY 700 Critical Thinking Proseminar, PSY 708 Psychopathology, PSY 709 Legal & Ethical Issues, PSY 710

Psychological Assessments, PSY 716 Basic Statistics, PSY 717 Intermediate Statistics, PSY 717 Psychotherapy Process & Research, PSY 712 Multicultural Psychology; PALS: PSY 646 Cultural Sensitivity, PSY 675 WAIS-III, PSY532 Rorschach Scoring, PSY 580 MMPI I & II, and PSY 625 Thematic Apperception Techniques (TAT), PSY675C WAIS IV, PSY 527 PAI & MCMI- III.

Argosy University Educational Doctorate Degree, Counseling Psychology

Sarasota, Florida (11/ 2002 – Graduated: 11/ 2006)

Completed courses: Professional Development, Descriptive Research

Methods, Experimental Research Methods, Survey Techniques,

Qualitative Research Methods, Ethics in Practice, Advanced Individual

Counseling, Addictions Counseling, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning,

Theories &Techniques of Child & Adolescent Counseling, Models of Clinical Supervision, Cognitive- Behavioral Theories of Counseling, Multicultural Issues in Counseling

Argosy University Master of Arts in Psychology, Counseling Specialty

Atlanta, Georgia (9/ 2000 – Graduated: 10/ 2002)

Georgia College Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Milledgeville, Georgia (8/ 1995 – Graduated: 12/ 1998)

Cleveland State Associate of Science Degree, General Studies

Cleveland, Tennessee (8/1993 – Graduated: 5/1995)


License Professional Counselor (LPC) Georgia LPC# 004412


CPR/AED – American Heart Association Current


Central Georgia Technical College Psychology 101

Milledgeville, Georgia (2 classes)


Creative Changes Individual & Group Counseling Licensed Counselor/Owner

Milledgeville, Georgia (10/2006- 10/2007)

Duties: Scheduling, Individual Counseling, Group Facilitation: Substance Abuse and Anger Management groups to probationers, Administrative Duties such as File Documentation and case management, Billing, Filing,

Medical College of Georgia (Contractor) Behavior Specialist/MHC

Baldwin State Prison (Close Security) Crisis Coordinator/

Hardwick, Georgia SART Team Leader

(2003 – Current/2012)

Baldwin State Prison Mental Health Counselor II Hardwick, Georgia (2002- 2003)

Bostick State Prison (Medium Security) Counselor I

Hardwick, Georgia (1999 – 2001)

Oconee Child & Adolescent Center In-Home Crisis Technician

Milledgeville, Georgia (1998 – 1999)

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department Detention/ Transport Officer

Milledgeville, Georgia (1995 – 1999)


Butts, S. (2006). Exploring Mental Health Professionals’ Perceptions on the Phenomenon of Inmate Malingering: A Qualitative Study.


Baldwin State Prison Mental Health Department (2001-2002)

9 month/ 2,000 hours – Master’s Level Mental Health Intern.

Johnson State Prison Mental Health Department (9/1/2009 – 1/25/ 2010)

400 hours- Doctorate Level-Therapy Practicum

Georgia Diagnostics & Classification Mental Health Department (5/25/10 – 1/ 31/11)

600 hours- Doctorate Level- Assessment Practicum


Fielding Graduate University Research Associate

Young Voices Anger Study 2011 - 2012

147 hours / Research Practicum

Pearson Psychological Testing (PsychCorp) Data Collector

RBIT and EPVT-RPVT Studies 2011 – 7/2012

Center for Disease Control (CDC)- RSW

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Studies Psychiatric Interviewer

(Trained By Dr. Michael First - Inventor of SCID) 2008 - 2010

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