Dossie Wade, Jr

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Program Manager/Developer

Richmond

Dossie Wade Jr.

6512 Battlewood Rd.

North Chesterfield, VA 23234

(804) 332-0045

dwadejr@outlook.com

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Objective
To attain a leadership position where I can increase ways to build lasting relationships between agencies to better assist youth, adults, and families in the community to access needed resources decreasing problematic issues current today in society.

 

Qualifications
Over 15 years of experience working with children and adolescents ages 4-18 and adults providing counseling services to include individual and family therapy, linking clients to alternate mental health services and community resources. Educating clients/families on psychiatric diagnosis, medications, and an array of skills from social, anger management, parenting, behavior modification, problem-solving and acting as both a court and hospital liaison.

 

Education and Training
·         Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences. Hampton University; May 1997

·         Master of Psychology. University of Phoenix; February 2009

·         Certified Crisis Intervention Trainer, CPR / First Aide certified, QMHP-C, QMHP-A

 

 

Employment
Program Director, Family Guidance of Virginia 2015 – 2017

·         Conduct all assessment and intake documentation on new referrals

·         Ensure that file management system is kept within licensure guidelines

·         Provide day-to-day operational supervision to direct care staff

 

Clinical Supervisor, Virginia Family Services 2014 – 2015

·         Conduct all assessment and intake documentation on new referrals

·         Ensure that file management system is kept within licensure guidelines

·         Provide day-to-day operational supervision to direct care staff

·         Provide regional management for the Richmond and Farmville offices

 

 

Community Support Worker, Green Door 2012-2014

·         Provide supportive services to aide clients with mental health diagnosis and assist with re-entry into society after periods of incarceration

·         Link clients to resources to assist with medication, housing, financial support, and educational assistance

·         Completed diagnostic assessments for jail diversion cases

·         Completed daily service logs, monthly reports, and treatment plans in accordance with District of Columbia Licensure requirements

 

 

Counselor Supervisor, Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Facility 2006-2012

·         Provide clinical supervision to 4 counselors and monitor the caseloads of each

·         Oversee the day-to-day operations for residential housing units

·         Review the progress of residents and work with Treatment Teams to determine release/program participation eligibility

·         Managing the housing units where the more severe residents were located

·         Working with security staff, treatment staff, educational and medical staff to meet the needs of each resident

 

 

 

 

 

Therapeutic Day Treatment Director/School Based Counselor, Family Preservation Services 2002-2006

·         Provide clinical supervision to 23 counselors to monitor services provided to 60-65 clients

·         Complete diagnostic assessments for day treatment clients

·         Develop and maintain relationships with Richmond Public Schools to promote growth of day treatment program and other agency services

·         Conduct Crisis Intervention Training for agency staff

·         Administrative duties to include monthly billing reports, review of daily contact notes, ISPs and 90-day reviews completed by staff to ensure Medicaid and Licensure compliance

·         Collaborate with Child Study Team during the development of Behavior Intervention Plans and Individual Education Plans for students identified as LD/ED

 

 

Mental Health Counselor, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 1998-2002

·         Provide case management for a caseload of 55+ clients with identified DSM-VI diagnosis

·         Conduct individual and family therapy sessions with clients and biological families as well as clients in the Therapeutic Foster Care program

·         Complete pre-screen and request TDO for clients who are at risk of harming themselves or others

·         Crisis Intervention / On-Call

 

 

References Available Upon Request

Dossie Wade Jr.

6512 Battlewood Rd.

North Chesterfield, VA 23234

(804) 332-0045

dwadejr@outlook.com

_______________________________________________________________________

Objective
To attain a leadership position where I can increase ways to build lasting relationships between agencies to better assist youth, adults, and families in the community to access needed resources decreasing problematic issues current today in society.

 

Qualifications
Over 15 years of experience working with children and adolescents ages 4-18 and adults providing counseling services to include individual and family therapy, linking clients to alternate mental health services and community resources. Educating clients/families on psychiatric diagnosis, medications, and an array of skills from social, anger management, parenting, behavior modification, problem-solving and acting as both a court and hospital liaison.

 

Education and Training
·         Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences. Hampton University; May 1997

·         Master of Psychology. University of Phoenix; February 2009

·         Certified Crisis Intervention Trainer, CPR / First Aide certified, QMHP-C, QMHP-A

 

 

Employment
Program Director, Family Guidance of Virginia 2015 – 2017

·         Conduct all assessment and intake documentation on new referrals

·         Ensure that file management system is kept within licensure guidelines

·         Provide day-to-day operational supervision to direct care staff

 

Clinical Supervisor, Virginia Family Services 2014 – 2015

·         Conduct all assessment and intake documentation on new referrals

·         Ensure that file management system is kept within licensure guidelines

·         Provide day-to-day operational supervision to direct care staff

·         Provide regional management for the Richmond and Farmville offices

 

 

Community Support Worker, Green Door 2012-2014

·         Provide supportive services to aide clients with mental health diagnosis and assist with re-entry into society after periods of incarceration

·         Link clients to resources to assist with medication, housing, financial support, and educational assistance

·         Completed diagnostic assessments for jail diversion cases

·         Completed daily service logs, monthly reports, and treatment plans in accordance with District of Columbia Licensure requirements

 

 

Counselor Supervisor, Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Facility 2006-2012

·         Provide clinical supervision to 4 counselors and monitor the caseloads of each

·         Oversee the day-to-day operations for residential housing units

·         Review the progress of residents and work with Treatment Teams to determine release/program participation eligibility

·         Managing the housing units where the more severe residents were located

·         Working with security staff, treatment staff, educational and medical staff to meet the needs of each resident

 

 

 

 

 

Therapeutic Day Treatment Director/School Based Counselor, Family Preservation Services 2002-2006

·         Provide clinical supervision to 23 counselors to monitor services provided to 60-65 clients

·         Complete diagnostic assessments for day treatment clients

·         Develop and maintain relationships with Richmond Public Schools to promote growth of day treatment program and other agency services

·         Conduct Crisis Intervention Training for agency staff

·         Administrative duties to include monthly billing reports, review of daily contact notes, ISPs and 90-day reviews completed by staff to ensure Medicaid and Licensure compliance

·         Collaborate with Child Study Team during the development of Behavior Intervention Plans and Individual Education Plans for students identified as LD/ED

 

 

Mental Health Counselor, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 1998-2002

·         Provide case management for a caseload of 55+ clients with identified DSM-VI diagnosis

·         Conduct individual and family therapy sessions with clients and biological families as well as clients in the Therapeutic Foster Care program

·         Complete pre-screen and request TDO for clients who are at risk of harming themselves or others

·         Crisis Intervention / On-Call

 

 

References Available Upon Request

Education

6/93 - 5/97

Bachelor's Psychology at Hampton University

9/06 - 2/09

Master's Psychology at University of Phoenix

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