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Linda Brown

Mental Health Counselor/ DHR and Juvenile Probation at East Central Mental Health

Bainbridge, GA

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Knowledge and training in human behavior and performance. Knowledge of individual assessment and evaluation; principles, procedures and methods for individual diagnoses, counseling techniques, cultural diversity, group dynamics and counseling, behavioral pathology and diagnosis and treatment planning .Empathetic, altruistic, articulate and professional counselor.

Work Experience

Mental Health Counselor/ DHR and Juvenile Probation

East Central Mental Health
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Tuskegee, AL
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June 2010 to June 2011

Employed as a Mental Health Counselor under a Grant Funded Program, ECCHCO. Working in on-site offices of DHR, Juvenile Probation and within the community. Under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor, ( LPC): Conducting individual and family counseling performing the following duties: 
• Certified User Of CANS (Child and Adolescent Strengths) 
• Serving as a Crisis Counselor with children and adolescents 
• Serving as an In-Home treatment Counselor as needed 
• Juvenile Court Appearances as Support for adolescent and their family 
• Educator for children, adolescents and families 
• Conducting school and home visits as needed

Internship

Adult Day Service
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Opelika, AL
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2008 to 2009

-As a student counselor: under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor: • maintained progress notes for consumer's charts 
• contacted case managers and scheduled appointments via telephone 
• recorded progress notes, direct and indirect service notes from therapy sessions 
• conducted individual therapy sessions 
• assisted ADS' primary therapist with group therapy sessions 
• consulted with ADS direct supervisor and numerous staff members 
• attended staff meetings for supervision and weekly instruction 
• attended meetings with AHIF (Alabama Head Injury Foundation) representative 
• obtained and applied research information in therapy sessions with consumers presenting with TBI ( Traumatic Brain Injury) 
 
2909 Tiptop Drive telephone (706) 332-1639 
Columbus, Ga.31907 e-mail lnd.brwn@yahoo.com 
 
Practicum: Diversified Counseling Services

Student Counselor

Research for TBI, Alabama Head Injury Foundation
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Opelika, AL
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2008 to 2009

Full-time student

Community Counseling
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2006 to 2009

Graduate Program: Community Counseling 
o Completed required Thesis for: Research Methodology at Troy University in Phenix City, Alabama and The Bradley Center of Columbus, Georgia 
• Began Practicum at: Diversified Counseling in Columbus, Georgia 
 
2909 Tiptop Drive telephone (706) 332-1639 
Columbus, Ga.31907 e-mail lnd.brwn@yahoo.com

Student Counselor (Practicum)

Miller Rd
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Columbus, GA
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2008 to 2008

under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor: • conducted individual therapy sessions with adolescents 
• conducted group therapy with the adolescents and their family members 
• attended court hearings and private legal hearings concerning the consumer 
• attended therapy sessions which included the consumer's primary Therapist at Georgia Mentor in Columbus, Ga.. 
• attended meetings and consultations with: the consumers social workers, case managers, their primary therapist and their biological parents 
• maintained progress, direct and indirect service notes for consumers, 
• coordinated meetings for the consumer 
• assisted in physical assessments conducted with the consumer and conducted consultations with their primary nurse 
• transported consumers to and from their foster homes, biological parent's homes and their scheduled appointments 
• maintained progress, direct and indirect service notes for consumers, consultations, assessments and meetings 
• scheduled appointments 
 
Special Training and Experience: 
• PTSD and Comorbid Disorders Training with Dr. Donald Meichenbaum (5 CEUs, 2008) 
• Theories of Supervision Training with Dr. B. Campbell (PostgraduateCredits, 2008) 
• TBI Training: Traumatic Brain Injury, (2008-2009)

Case Manager

Project Rebound
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2003 to 2003

2003) 
1170 Brown Avenue 
Columbus, Ga.31906 
Under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor: 
• conducted case management for children, ranging from the developmental stages of infancy-adolescence 
• maintained records and progress notes 
• coordinated meetings with the foster parents or biological parents of the children 
• scheduled appointments 
• served as an advocate for the children between their parents and their case worker at DFACS (Department of Family and Children's Services) 
• transported consumers to and from appointments and meetings 
 
West Central Georgia Regional Hospital: Health Service Technician 
3000 Schatulga Road 
Columbus, Ga. 31907 
 
While employed at a psychiatric unit, in a long-term care facility: • supervised consumers 
• assisted with their ADLs, (activities of daily living) 
• assisted other staff during the consumer's therapeutic activities. 
• escorted consumers to and from other facilities on the campus. 
• maintained daily progress notes while monitoring consumers as they worked through their daily individualized case plans 
• observed consumers while maintaining charts and direct-care progress notes 
• assisted the physicians with the consumers presenting physical disabilities and reported their medical history 
• accompanied consumers during various therapeutic outings including The Special Olympics

Education

Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology

Troy University -
Phenix City, AL

2009

Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services

Troy State University -
Phenix City, AL

2003