1994 – 2005 Colorado Family Services (part-time/volunteer) – Clinical Supervisor
Participated in starting foster care services; participated in development of policies and procedures; providing clinical supervision; Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2004-2005
1995 – 1999 Merit Behavioral Care / PacifiCare Behavioral Health – Emergency Case Manager
Emergency assessments; hospitalization; crisis interventions; coordination of ongoing care
1993 – 1995 Mental Health Corporation of Denver – Intake & Emergency Clinician
Intake and assessment of CMI; emergent interventions
1993 – 1996 The Men’s Center (part time) – Domestic Violence Therapist
Conducted groups for perpetrators of domestic violence
1990 – 1993 Greenwood Psychological Services – Therapist
Provided individual and family psychotherapy; crisis management; began inpatient care.
1989 CarePsychCenter, Humana Hospital Mountain View – Case Manager
An inpatient adult psychiatric facility that closed down after 10 months
1988 Brandon Center (Battered Women’s Shelter) – Therapist
Took this position while seeking inpatient but stayed on for 9 months as it drew out and honed my abilities in crisis management.
1986 Dallas Christian College (part time) – Associate Professor
Took on the opportunity to teach a class while the college sought a new full-time professor.
1985 – 1988 Centers for Psychiatry and Psychology – Therapist / manager
Conducted individual and family psychotherapy; began inpatient care of adolescents
1982 – 1984 Family Counseling Services, Youth for Christ – Therapist
Primary focus on family and adolescent counseling.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center – Non-Medical Affiliate Staff (12/96 to 2004)
Porter Adventist Hospital – Non-Medical Affiliate Staff (12/96 to 2001)
Denver Health and Hospital Authority – Non-Medical Affiliate Staff (12/96 to 2001)
Presbyterian-Saint Luke’s Medical Center – Non-Medical Affiliate Staff (12/96 to 2001)
Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver. MSW earned – 1982
Nebraska Christian College, BA Pastoral Ministries earned – 1979
Graduate School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington. 12 hours toward a Ph.D. (1986 to 1987)