Treatment Team Coordinator
February 2016 to Present
Supervise Direct Care Staff of an 11 bed unit for dependent and adjudicated youth. Provide therapeutic services to the youth residing in the unit. Provide case management of same youth.
Assistant Director of Clinical Services
November 2011 to October 2014
Supervised clinical and case management staff. Reviewed all documentation to meet current regulations for Residential Treatment and Group Home services. reviewed referrals for admission to programs. Collaborated with managed care providers and placing agencies such as CYS and JPO. Created Individual and group programming. Educated direct care staff on therapeutic interventions. Provided crisis intervention. Carried small caseload
Increased meaningful use of assessments to treatment planning. Introduced use of individualized learning styles to tailor treatment strategies. Improved systems for ease of documentation needs to be met.
Organization. Mentoring. Educating.
Outpatient Therapist and Supervisor
June 2009 to November 2011
In the Butler office: Provided outpatient treatment to individuals of all ages. Facilitated conflict resolution for families identified through Domestic Relations. Conducted mental health evaluations for incarcerated individuals to determine treatment needs upon release.
In the Zelienople office: Supervised outpatient therapists. Revised all documentation. Fielded calls for services, scheduled and facilitated intakes.
One of few OP therapists to be hired on a salary basis. Only OP therapist in Butler office providing conflict resolution and evaluations for incarcerated. In the Zelienople office, I significantly improved the physical plant and increased clients served.
Organization. Liaison skills. Positive client engagement.
Residential Treatment Counselor
April 2007 to June 2009
Provided individual, family and group therapy to clients in residential treatment. Completed all documentation associated. Provided clinical reports for psychiatric care. Assisted in crisis support and intervention. Provided training to new hire staff for the agency.
participated in the initial delivery of the Sanctuary Model to campus.
Positive engagement. Rapport building. Attention to detail. Timely documentation.
MA in Community Counseling
2001 to 2004