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Manager Mental Health

United States
August 21, 2012

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Bonnie Shayna Morse

**** *********** *****

Alpharetta, GA 30022

404-***-**** (Cell)


Certified with ICRC since 1999 (CADC) Board Member since 2002

DUI Clinical Evaluator, State of Georgia Registry #5399


B.A. Program University of South Carolina

Professional Experience

February 2008 - Present


Conduct clinical evaluations for the courts in the Atlanta area and provide ASAM Level I treatment for multiple DUI offenders. Responsible for submitting progress reports to probation officers and judges. Serve as an advocate for clients who need me to appear in court with them.

Sept 2002 - February 2008 Mary Hall Freedom House

Case Manager

Individual counseling sessions, women’s groups, discharge planning,

Intake Specialist

Screening and assessment to determine appropriateness for residential or day treatment services. Consultation with mental health worker, nurse and doctor when appropriate to determine level of care.

Completion of all intake documentation upon client’s admission.

Responsible for conducting Addition Severity Index (ASI) on new clients with appropriate diagnosis, prognosis, and interpretive summary.

Attended bi-weekly clinical staff meetings at Fulton County Juvenile court with Presiding Judge and other providers. Responsible to give input to the Court on appropriate sanctions, awards, etc. as part of the clinical team.


I am responsible for supervision of intake staff who perform admission screening and admission of clients. My responsibilities include coordination with mental health counselor and doctor for clients who have co-occurring disorders or chronic medical problems to determine appropriateness for admission. I conducted psychosocial assessments to determine needs of clients and level of care. I am also admissions supervisor over our two homeless programs, Higher Ground and

Reaching New Heights.

Other duties include auditing of client’s charts for up to date documentation and writing treatment plans for APS services for approval for authorization of treatment and funding. I am responsible for submitting monthly reports to administration on new intakes.

August 2001 - Sept 2002 Optimum Behavioral Health Care

Contract with company to conduct clinical evaluations for multiple DUI offenders.

Contract with company to conduct anger management evaluations.

Contract with company to provide group therapy sessions for court-mandated clients.

May 1999 - August 2001 Apollo Addiction Recovery Center

Substance Abuse Counselor

Screening, intake and assessments

Individual counseling sessions / treatment plans

Women’s groups

Orientation / client education

Nov 1995 - June 1997 Jewish Career and Family Services

Coordinator JTPA Program

Placement and monitoring of clients with barriers to employment including drug and alcohol problems, language skills and criminal records.

Oct 1991 - Oct 1993 Lexington-Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council

Admissions, assessments, group and individual counseling, Crisis phone line and referrals as necessary.

References available upon request.

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