RESUME

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Eunoia Counseling, Oskaloosa, Iowa      Therapist/Owner…………………….April 2019-Current

• Provide clinical assessments, diagnosis and treatment to adults children and families in private practice setting.

Mahaska Health Partnership, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Program Manager………….....……May 2019-Current
• Program manager for the Rural Opioid Response Grant for the      South Central Behavioral Health Region in Iowa.
• Manage HRSA funds to reduce Opioid related deaths and substance use.


Mahaska County Partnership, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Therapist………………..………….August 2018-May 2019
• Provide Substance Abuse and Mental Health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment in clinical, medical and emergency settings.

            

Department of Veterans Affairs, Ottumwa, Iowa        

Social Worker…………………………….August 2017-June 2018
• Social Worker for the Home Based Primary Care program.
• Assess Veterans are caretakers to assure clients have resources, services and support for the in-home care setting.

            

New Beginnings Counseling Service, Des Moines, Iowa
Mental Health Therapist ……... November 2014-August 2017 
• Provide clinical assessments, diagnosis and treatment to adults, children and families.


Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, Iowa

Community Health Consultant……...March 2013 – August 2017
• Program lead on multiple statewide public health infrastructure building projects.
• Service Coordinator for the statewide MIECHV program.
• Collaborate with a wide variety of state departments and external stakeholders to improve child and family health outcomes, reduce child maltreatment, and identify resources for at risk communities.

Iowa Department of Human Services, Des Moines, Iowa
Social Worker II……………..….December 2010 - March 2013
• Provided social work services and placement services for dependent, neglected and delinquent children.                      

Lutheran Services in Iowa, Des Moines/Ames, Iowa
Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist/PMIC staff April 2006-Decemeber 2010    
• In-Home worker for children and families with those suffering from mental health diagnosis or emotional disturbance.
• Residential staff for Psychiatric Medical Institution for Children.

EDUCATION

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Bachelor of Science in Psychology 2005-2007      

                             

University of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa

Masters in Social Work, 2010-2013

RELEVANT PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE

Iowa Department of Humans Services, Des Moines, Iowa
Division of Adult, Children & Family Services May 2012-May 2013
• Developed Differential Response child welfare policy and program development.
• Collaborated with central or regional offices and key stakeholders to implement new child welfare initiatives.

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