Skilled Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with over 25 years of experience in Addictions and
Human Services. Extensive case management experience with marginalized and at-risk populations.
Proficient in research and grant development, organizational capacity building and development of
culturally specific programming and curriculum.
Certified Addictions Counselor (CADACII)
Group behavior and dynamics
Outreach programming specialist
TEAP-Substance Abuse CoordinatorAug 2015 to Current Atterbury Job Corps － Edinburgh, IN
Develops and facilitates the Center's alcohol, drug and tobacco prevention program.
Educates and counsels students to reduce and prevent drug-related separations from the program.
Develops individualized case management plans to enhance student retention and success.
Success rate of 98% of students competing program.
Ensures confidentiality of sensitive information and compliance with HIPAA laws.
Trains staff on Substance Abuse, Addiction and recovery.
Substance Abuse CoordinatorAug 2010 to Aug 2015 The Bethlehem House － Indianapolis, IN
Coordinated all Substance Abuse Outpatient services.
Provided counseling, case management and treatment planning to individuals in Outpatient program Developed, implemented and facilitated small groups with emphasis on Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Life Skills and Substance Abuse.
Supervised five staff persons.
Substance Abuse Counselor IIOct 1999 to Dec 2005 West Care Foundation － Sheridan, IL
Provided treatment planning, case management, counseling, crisis intervention, discharge planning and referrals to incarcerated males and females.
Facilitated small groups and large lectures, specifically in the areas of life skills, behavior modification and substance abuse* Documented all activities of residents, which included case notes, progress notes and discharge planning.
Associate of Arts, Human Services2016Ivy Tech Community College － Indianapolis, IN, USHuman Services
MEMBER OF INDIANA ASSOCIATION ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE -Certified Addictions Drug Counselor and Coordinator II (CADACII)
MEMBER OF International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)-International Certified Drug Counselor #414CADP
MEMBER OF CASE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE -Certified Case Manager 2014