License No. and State:

Florida: SW13976

Pennsylvania: CW016775

Current Experience

Founder/Psychotherapist                                       

Champion Comprehensive Evolution, LLC

Virtual School Based Therapist                                

Past Experience

Outpatient and School Based Therapist                                

Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services, Inc., ~

                                                                                      

Behavior Specialist Consultant, Mobile Therapist, Therapeutic Staff Support                                                     

The Stern Center ~

 

Behavioral Health Social Worker                                                                       

Highlands Hospital ~  

 

Family and Residential Therapist                                             

Sequel Care

Education

Doctorate of Social Work

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Research focuses included: 

  • Macro practice

  • Environmental and social justice

  • Rural Communities

  • Shale gas development and fracking

  • Animal assisted therapy

Master of Social Work

California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA                                   

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Minor: Sociology

Trainings, Professional Development, Research Positions, and Internships

 

Southwestern Pennsylvania School Districts                                                                                                         

Presenter: “SafeZone Training” 

Counsel on Social Work Education                                                                                                                                  

Invited to present: “Fracking the Rural Landscape: Industry Innovations vs. Social and Economic Justice,” 

Graduate Research Position

School of Social Work, University of South Florida           

Society for the Study of Social Problems                                                                                                         

Presenter: “Rural Environmental Issues as a Social Justice Concern,. 

Graduate Assistant

School of Social Work, California University of Pennsylvania

Behavioral Health Social Worker Intern              

Highlands Hospital ~

Graduate Assistant

History Department, California University of Pennsylvania

Medical Social Work Intern

Highlands Hospital ~

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida and Pennsylvania Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • FBI clearance: Department of Education, Department of Public Welfare

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Pennsylvania Criminal Record History Clearance

  • Functional Behavior Assessment and Treatment Plan Development certification

  • CFARS certification

  • Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams certification

  • Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring trained water monitor

Professional Affiliations

Board of Directors, Executive Committee Member, Assistant Treasurer

Mountain Watershed Association ~  http://www.mtwatershed.com/

  • Preservation, protection, and reclamation of the Laurel Highlands’ watershed

  • Grassroots community organizing

  • Advocated for rural communities

  • Executed water monitoring

  • Coordinated community outreach

  • Assisted with fundraising, budget review and approval

National Association of Social Workers

Member ~PA