CLINICAL CASE MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR/ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Clinical Case Management Director/Associate Executive Director July 2000 to October 2015COPES, Inc － Louisville, KY
502-583-6820 Extensive history of providing substance abuse and violence prevention, fatherhood and marriage strengthening services to both national and local communities.
Target populations include corrections, school systems, community organizations and faith-based communities.
Duties include: provide education and training nationally and locally for the award-winning Creating Lasting Family Connections curriculum series; build capacities of communities; plan and implement programs; influence public policy; develop human and financial resources nationally and locally; engage in professional growth and responsibility; supervise staff; document and maintain records; manage human resources; assist with budgeting and fiscal responsibilities; oversee case management and clinical services; facilitate staff development.
Prevention Coordinator February 1999 to July 2000Archways, Inc － Ft. Lauderdale, FL
954-763-2030 Develop, market, implement, and evaluate curriculums for substance abuse prevention programs.
Duties include: develop substance abuse prevention program; form and employ marketing strategies; disseminate prevention information; supervise staff; provide educational outreach to student and community organizations; promote alternatives to substance abuse; offer referrals; provide individual therapy; link and coordinate community resources; generate resource materials; assist with grant writing; serve as a liaison between Archways and community organizational boards.
Intake Specialist January 1998 to February 1999Archways, Inc － Ft. Lauderdale, FL
954-763-2030 Provide services to chronic mentally ill adults and adolescents (including dually diagnosed) in a behavior mental health center.
Duties include: conduct intake assessments; write psychosocial reports; present recommendation to treatment team; develop treatment plans; provide individual and group therapy; utilize crisis intervention techniques; link clients with inter/intra agency services; prepare discharge plans; monitor and document client progress; advocate for clients; participate in on-call treatment services; employ marketing strategies.
Master of Social Work : Spring 1998Florida International University
Bachelor of Art : Spring 1991Flagler College
2010 Presenter, "Family Enhancement Skills that Support HIV Prevention and Re-entry Families", Boston College HIV/AIDS 2010: The Social Work Response-The Twenty-Second Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, Denver, Colorado 2010 Presenter, "The CLFC Approach", Hawaii Alcohol and Drug Abuse Curriculum Fair, Kapolei, Hawaii 2009 Presenter, "Developing Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention That is Relevant for Minority and Re-entry Populations", 22nd Annual NPN Research Conference, Anaheim, California 2009 Presenter, "Healthy Marriage: Creating Lasting Family Connections", 11th Annual International Fatherhood Conference, Baltimore, Maryland 2005 Presenter, "Managing the Natural and Predictable Tension Between Fidelity and Cultural Sensitivity", 18th Annual NPN Research Conference, New York, New York 2005 Presenter, "Environmental Strategies Emerging in Communities with Science-Based Program Replications", 18th Annual NPN Research Conference, New York, New York 2005 Presenter, "Creating Lasting Family Connections", The New Jersey Department of Education, Division of Student Services, Office of Program Support Services' Safe, Disciplined, and Drug-Free Schools Promising Programs Showcase, Atlantic City, New Jersey 2004 Presenter, "Creating Lasting Family Connections", Share the Vision Prevention Conference, Charleston, West Virginia 2004 Presenter, "Managing the Natural and Predictable Tension Between Fidelity and Cultural Sensitivity", 17th Annual NPN Research Conference, Kansas City, Missouri 2004 Presenter, "Creating Lasting Family Connections: A SAMHSA Model Program", 31st National Conference on Juvenile Justice - Keepers of the Dream Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada 2003 Presentation, "Creating Lasting Family Connections in Community Coalitions", Family League of Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland 2002 Presenter, "The Importance of Flexibility and Stability In Program Design: Creating Lasting Family Connections In Both Prevention and Treatment Settings", Crossroads Conference 2002, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2002 Presenter, "The Importance of Flexibility and Stability In Program Design: Creating Lasting Family Connections In Both Prevention and Treatment Settings", 15th Annual NPN Research Conference, San Diego, California 2002 Presenter, "Creating Lasting Family Connections In Latino Communities", Latino Behavioral Health Institute Conference, Los Angeles, California 2002 Presenter, "The Importance of Flexibility and Stability In Prevention Program Design", Southwest Regional Behavioral Health Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2001 Presenter, "The Importance of Flexibility and Stability In Prevention Program Design: Implications for Communities and Preventionists", 14th Annual NPN Research Conference, Charlotte, NC 2001 Presenter, "Creating Lasting Family Connections", Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, National Technical Assistance Meeting, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. Elf5/Teresa Files/TB Resume 0914 2010