9905 Blue Lick Road
Professional Specialist in Addiction Recovery
THE HEALING PLACE WOMEN FACILITY,
1607 W. Broadway,
Louisville, KY 40203
August 1995 - present
Opened, organized, built and manage a 101-bed homeless shelter for
women and 18 beds for children. The shelter counts 14 non-medical
detox beds, 28 long-term recovery (from addictions) beds, 24 overnight
emergency beds, and 33 SROs (Single Resident Occupancy) used for
transitional housing. Hire, supervise and train the staff
and 8 assistant staff); implemented recovery program; write all
write and manage budget. Maintain high program standards
standards set forth by the Licensing and Regulations authorities.
and analyze data for research project. Collaborate closely
with the medical profession. Rewrote and updated the P&P Manual.
implemented new forms. Organized the infrastructure
of the shelter.
Wrote a funded 3-year Community Partnership Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation Grant for the expansion of the Women?s Program.
Active on multiple boards and committees in the community
and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
SEVEN COUNTIES SERVICES, INC.-PROJECT LINK,
600 S. PRESTON STREET,
LOUISVILLE, KY 40202
February 1993 - August 1995
Implemented a 3-year Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
grant to work with pregnant and postpartum substance abusing women.
Wrote the Policy & Procedure Manual; hired, trained and supervised
of four (4) case managers, administrative assistant, and health
educator. Collaborated closely with the project evaluator.
Coordinated and trained
the medical staff from seven (7) Jefferson County Health Department
sites and two (2) University Hospital sites designated as Project
prenatal and postpartum referral sources. Served as liaison
medical and chemical dependency communities. Wrote two
continuation grants which culminated in the project to be funded
by the Commonwealth of Kentucky after expiration of the 3
Managed a $270,000/year budget.
(MENTAL HEALTH/ALCOHOLISM AND
DRUG REHABILITATION EMPOWERMENT)
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
April 1991 - January 1993
Managed a 3-yr federal grant for transitional living in apartments
diagnosed women and their children; wrote and managed the budget;
trained and supervised the staff; revised and updated the Policy &
Procedure Manual; secured licensing for facility under Louisiana laws and
regulations; organized fund training activities for residents; implemented
work and recycling programs; initiated the Neighborhood Improvement Project;
worked with the Advisory Board; wrote
the final Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) grant
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROGRAM,
March 1989 - December 1990
Organized a new 26-bed coed residential unit for chemical dependency
treatment; led the team through the Joint Commission of Accreditation
Hospitals and Other Organizations (JCAHO) survey and was granted
a 3-yr accreditation. Interviewed, hired and trained the staff.
Did marketing in
the community and over northern Louisiana. Collected, analyzed
reported on all Utilization Review (UR) and Quality Improvement
studies. Wrote advertisement copies for all media. Reported
to Hospital Administrator.
FIRST STEP SERVICES, INC.
OUTPATIENT CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY
AND CO-DEPENDENCY PROGRAM,
Director and Co-Founder,
ALEXANDRIA, MONROE AND SHREVEPORT, LA
May 1984 - February 1989
Designed, marketed, implemented, directed outpatient chemical dependency/co-dependency
trained and supervised staff; carried caseload; led groups
and one-on-one sessions.
CHARTER FOREST HOSPITAL
January 1985 - May 1986
Facilitated family groups, family educational and didactic sessions,
Family Focus Weeks; presented lectures to all clients; served as
interim social worker; facilitated orientation groups, desensitization
and motivation sessions; wrote psychosocials; co-authored the Adult,
Adolescents and Family Handbooks.
SEVEN COUNTIES SERVICES, INC.
- LOUISVILLE, KY
Chemical Dependency and Co-Dependency Counselor,
August 1979 - December 1983
Created, designed, marketed and implemented a chemical
dependency and co-dependency outpatient program in six (6)
rural Kentucky counties. Developed a very successful
program in all counties.
KENT SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, LOUISVILLE,
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW)
GYMNASE CANTONAL DE NEUCHATEL
Pedagogic Baccalaureate - 1971
Recipient of a one-year scholarship as a foreign exchange
student through the American Field Service program;
spent one year in Richmond, Virginia
Work well independently and with people
at all levels.
Demonstrated ability for organization with
attention details and work management
Accomplished public speaker
and public relations person.
Trained in administration of and clinical
practice of chemical dependency;
dual diagnosis; women's and
children's issues; social work
Proficient in human relations
skills; self-starter; task-oriented; motivated
to be productive; organized High work ethics
Skilled budget developer and manager.
Trained in working with groups,
Thoroughly research versed
Certified Social Worker, # 2722,
The State Board of Examiners of Social Work Of Kentucky,
1995 - present
Certified Addictions Counselor, #461,
The Kentucky Chemical Dependency Counselors
Professional Certification, Inc.
1981 - 1996
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, #0029,
the Kentucky Board of Certification of Alcohol and Drug Counselors,
1996 - present
National Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, #173,
The National Certification Reciprocity
Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc.
1990 - present
Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor,
The International Certification Reciprocity
Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc. 1990 - present
National Certified Addiction Counselor II, #001194,
the NAADAC Certification Commission,
1991 - present
Master Addiction Counselor, #501220,
The National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Counselors Certification Commission,
1994 - present
Member of the National Association of Alcoholism
and Drug Abuse Counselors
Member of the National Association of Social Workers
Serve as field placement supervisorfor the
Kent School of Social Work (University of Louisville).
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