The Healing Place
1993 - 2000
Program Engineer/ Director of Program
Designed, implemented a highly successful
400+bed residential programs for homeless addict/alcoholic men and
operated by the Jefferson County Medical Society Outreach
Inc.. Program includes eight aspects: overnight, detoxification,
two motivational tracks,
day program, residential, half-way house and three-quarter way house.
Trained and oversaw a paid and volunteer staff of 45
Program received Presidents Public Service Award
American Medical Association 1999 for unique and successful program.
In 1998 program received a national award from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). MTW identifies and promotes the replication of innovative community based models for the delivery of primary health care to undeserved and vulnerable populations.
In 1995 received Robert Straus Award from the Twenty Second Kentucky School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies in recognition of outstanding service in the field of substance abuse treatment in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
First Step Services, Inc.
Shreveport, Alexandria, Monroe, LA
1984 - 1997
Director and Owner
Schumpert Medical Center
Shreveport, LA 1985 - 1986
Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator
Private Consulting Practice
1983 - present
Consultant, Counselor, Trainer, Faculty Member
Undertook various short term projects with numerous
public and private agencies including the Commonwealth
of Kentucky. Provided wide range of social services, education,
training and consultation services to community agencies
universities and schools in Louisiana, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Minnesota, Virginia, and Kentucky.
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