Adjunct Faculty resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Skilled leader, experienced public speaker and trainer with over twenty years of experience in the behavioral health field. Expertise in workforce development, psychiatric rehabilitation counseling, public policy, and community networking. Professional and personal experience with behavioral health service system.  
  • Grant writing expertise
  • Community development
  • Inter-governmental and legislative relations
  • Project management
  • Public speaking
  • Public policy background
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Behavioral health policy development
University of Maryland , MD Expected in 2012 Certificate : Job Training and Job Placement - GPA :
The Grantsmanship Institute Arlington, VA Expected in 2006 Certificate : Grant Writing - GPA :
West Virginia Leadership Academy , Expected in 2001 Facilitator : Leadership - GPA :
West Virginia State College West Virginia University , Expected in 1999 Associate of Applied Science : Community Behavioral Health Technology - GPA : Graduate of High Honors Academic Achievement Award
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery , Expected in 2012 : Recovery Coach Trainer - GPA :
NAADAC-The Association for Addiction Professionals Washington, DC Expected in 2013 : Conflict Resolution for Recovery & Relapse Prevention Trainer - GPA :
National Council Washington, DC Expected in 2013 : Mental Health First Aid Trainer - GPA :
Unitypoint Health - Adjunct Faculty
Bettendorf, IA, 07/2013 - Current
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
  • Developed and taught courses in Human Services and Rehabilitation Services
City Of Chattanooga - Health and Human Resource Specialist Sr.
Chattanooga, TN, 05/2011 - Current
  • Working in the Office of Consumer Affairs and Community Outreach providing technical assistance to the State Mental Health Authority on consumer/survivor initiatives including Evidence Based Practices, Peer Support, Consumer Operated Services, and the components of a recovery oriented system.
  • Researches and disseminates best practice and recovery resources Liaison to community organizations and grantees Facilitates linkage and referral to behavioral health services Coordinates technical assistance opportunities with community behavioral health service providers.
Burrell Behavioral Health - Family Service Advocate
Hollister, MO, 04/2000 - 10/2000
  • Assisted with protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities.
  • Interviewed families in their home for home study assessments to assist the courts with custody decisions.
  • Provided mental health support to families, and connected them with community resources.
WV Mental Health Consumers Association WVMHCA - Consumer Affairs Executive Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2000 - 05/2011
  • Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within the business.
  • Presented company goals and objectives to new principals.
  • Gathered and analyzed data on community needs and interests. Addressed questions and concerns from the general public.
  • Conducted needs’ assessments and referred clients to financial, medical, social and community assistance and services.
  • Monitored program budgets and costs to verify expenses were within budget parameters.
  • Served as a professional representative of the CEO to community partners and board members.Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee and public interest groups.
  • Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press releases.
  • Analyzed public policy and reported on its impact on the healthcare field.
Shawnee Hills, Inc - Supported Employment Specialist
City, STATE, 06/1993 - 04/2000
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Planned and executed supported employment activities for people with disabilities.
  • Performed individual assessments to develop tailored employment plans based on individual needs.
Work History
Department of Health and Human Resources - Behavioral Health Specialist Sr.
Charleston, WV 05/2011 - Current
BridgeValley Community and Technical College - Adjunct Faculty
South Charleston, WV 07/2013 - Current
WV Mental Health Consumers Association (WVMHCA) - Consumer Affairs Executive Assistant
Charleston, WV 10/2000 - 05/2011
Action Youth Care - Family Service Advocate
Madison, WV 04/2000 - 10/2000
Shawnee Hills - Supported Employment Specialist
Danville, WV 06/1993 - 04/2000
Professional Affiliations
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery: Board Member, 2012 to present United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association: Board Member, 2009-2014
WV Fair Shake Network: Board Member- 2007- 2011, Vice Chair 2010-2011 WV Council for the Prevention of Suicide: President of the Board-2009-2011 WV Mental Health Planning Council: Member, 2000-Present; Vice Chair 2003-2006; Chair 2006-2008
WV Association of Psychiatric Recovery Oriented Services: President from 2004-2006

Trainer, Community Organizing, Grant Writing, Professional Grant Reviewing, Social Networking, Policy Analysis, Project Management  

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland
  • The Grantsmanship Institute
  • West Virginia Leadership Academy
  • West Virginia State College West Virginia University
  • Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery
  • NAADAC-The Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Council

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Health Specialist Sr.
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Consumer Affairs Executive Assistant
  • Family Service Advocate
  • Supported Employment Specialist


  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Facilitator
  • Associate of Applied Science

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