Seasoned clinical manager with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse staff and providing high quality administrative and clinical supervision.
Exceptional problem solver
In-depth knowledge of Jefferson Center operations and services.
A passion for Navigation and detailed expertise of the program's mission, vision and operational guidelines.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Certified Addictions Counselor
Ability to work Center-wide to implement new ideas, processes and programs.
Business Skills Seminar completed 2012
Speakers Bureau presenter since 2010
Golden Light Bulb Award for best practices in the clinical arena received by the Navigation Program, 2010
Leadership Academy Graduate, 2009
Mental Health First Aid Trainer since 2009 - Trainer of the Month March, 2013
John Eachon Sterling Service Award recipient, 2008
Skunk Bucks Initiative proposal submitted 2012
DU GSSW Field Instructor of the Year nominee, 2011
FBH Recovery Champion Award nominee, 2008
Manager of Navigation Services02/2012 to Current Jefferson Center for Mental HelathWheat Ridge, CO
clinical, staff and operational supervision to the Navigation Programs
including the Benefits, Navigation, Navigation Network & Centralized
Developed appropriate policies for the identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.
Lead Navigator Clinician08/2010 to 02/2012 Jefferson Center for Mental HealthWheat Ridge, CO
Assisted the Program Director with
administrative functions including supervision, scheduling, and facilitating
communication within and outside of the team.
Developed Navigation internship program
and supervise BA and MA level interns.
Created and administered team-specific
trainings including Motivational Interviewing and phone coverage.
Facilitated CDOI supervision group for
the Navigation Network clinicians.
· Assisted with the development of Navigation
Network & Depression Care Management.
Navigation Clinician11/2006 to 08/2010 Jefferson Center for Mental HealthWheat Ridge, COProvided direct clinical services to
mental health center clients and staff – Connecting them with resources,
benefits, problem solving, and education. Facilitated the Family Education Series:
Drugs, Alcohol & Mental Health. Member of the Integrated Dual Disorder
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Social Service Administration2006University of ChicagoChicago, IL
Second Year Field Placement - Therapist at Advocate Illinois
Masonic Hospital, Behavioral Health Services
First Year Field Placement - Case Manager at Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois,
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology2002Northwestern UniversityEvanston, ILMinor in Art History