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Clinical Sexologist Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Clinical Sexology, Cognitive Behavior, Dialectical Behavior, Military Sexual Trauma, Sexually Violent Perpetrator, Psychosexual Risk Assessment, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Rape, Sexual Harrassment, Gender Discrimination, Emotional Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Sex, Drugs, Alcohol, Mental Illness, Sexual Dysfunction, Relationships, Divorce, Sexual Offender, Sexual Trauma, Military Abuse, Adult Sexual Trauma, Childhood Sexual Trauma, Sexual Assault, Anger Management, Anger, Child Abuse, DWI, Legal Forensic Behavioral Science, Addiction, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychotherapeutic, Psychological Evaluation, Interpersonal Relationship Violence

Expert Witness No.2700

Virginia

EDUCATION:

  • The American Academy of Clinical Sexologists
    Doctorate, Clinical Sexology, 2007
  • Clinical Social Work Institute, Washington, D. C.
    PhD Program, Clinical Social Work, 2003-‘04
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia
    DSW Program, Social Work, 1995
  • Norfolk State University
    Masters, Social Work, 1992
  • Combined Army Training Center
    United States Army, Europe &7th Army, 1987-88
  • Albany State University, Albany Georgia
    BA, Sociology, 1982

LICENSE / CREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Adjunct Professor, NSU Doctoral Degree Program – Social Work
  • Adjunct Professor, NSU Master’s Degree Program – Social Work
  • Member, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists
  • Member, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapist
  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • American Board of Sexology (ABS) Certified Diplomate Clinical Sexology
  • ABS Certified Sex Therapist
  • Certified Supervisor for Clinical Social Work Licensure (LCSW), Virginia
  • Mediator, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, Virginia
  • Certified, Military Sexual Trauma Provider
  • Professional Clinical Certification, Substance Abuse
  • Advanced Family-Counseling Skills D/A, Certificate
  • Advanced Counseling Skills D/A, Certificate
  • Advanced Individual Counseling Skills D/A, Certificate

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Chief Operating Officer, DQS Healthcare Group
  • Clinical Director, Family & Youth Foundations Counseling Services-Intensive In-Home
  • Instructor, Virginia Summer Alcohol Institute- “Family Healing /Substance Abuse
  • Instructor, Morehouse Medical College, Atlanta Ga. – Ph.D. level Internship in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Director, Coordinator, Supervisor, largest Veterans Substance Abuse program in VISN 6.; Rated #1 in the nation in Substance abuse follow-up/aftercare
  • Clinical Director, Therapeutic Options – Legal Forensics & Training Consultants, Intensive In-Home
  • Provide direct and lateral supervision in substance abuse, two (2) Psychiatrist, two (2) Social Workers, one (1) Nurse Practitioner, one (1)
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant, twelve (12) Addiction Therapists, Medical, Doctoral and Master Level Student Interns.
  • Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Continuum of Care Monitor for Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences in Psychiatry
  • Primary Provider, Military Sexual Trauma (psycho-education, group counseling, individual and family counseling)
  • Plan, develop, implement ongoing administrative and clinical management of all psychiatry substance abuse programs hospital wide (In all segments of Substance Abuse Treatment, intensive, residential, vocational, aftercare and buprenorphine)
  • Provide counseling services to both sexual offenders and victims of Domestic Violence
  • Assist Director of Psychiatry Service in special projects and development of new product lines
  • Assess, Identify and develop training for substance abuse personnel and conduct staff education; supervise all addiction therapists, rehabilitation technicians and clinical staff
  • Provide substance abuse services to specialized populations: spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities, elderly, family members, severe and chronic mental illness and post-traumatic stress disorder-combat related or sexual trauma
  • Oversee the development and implementation of treatment plans specific to the identified needs of the individual patients within substance Abuse
  • Treatment Programs and Substance Abuse Vocational Employment Program; furnish direct care, when necessary, with difficult or problematic patients
  • Responsible for all leadership, organization and management of psychotherapeutic components of assigned rehabilitative programs
  • Responsible for all day to day operations of Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Mental Health
  • Coordinate and direct all SA services provided by STAP to all services within the VAMC medical center
  • Director and Chair, Professional Development Committee for Addiction Therapist
  • Provide daily individual, group, and family counseling
  • Facilitate specialized groups for women in substance abuse and primary provider for sexual trauma groups for female veterans, VAMC
  • Advisory member, Sexual Trauma Taskforce, VAMC
  • Primary provider, Sexual Trauma Treatment Team, VAMC
  • Provide crisis intervention, supportive counseling, and daily psychotherapy and psychological evaluations, VAMC

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Available on full CV

PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS:

  • Available on full CV

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Chairperson, National Association of Social Work, Virginia
  • Regional Representative National Association of Social Work, Hampton Roads, Virginia
  • Member, Virginia Association of Social Workers
  • Member, American Board of Clinical Sexologist (ABS)
  • Member, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
  • Member, National Association of Social Work (NASW)
  • Member, National Black Counselors Association (NBAC)
  • Member, Professional Counselors Association
  • Member, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
  • Member, 820th Air force/Army Spouse Club
  • President, Social Work Class, 1992
  • Member, National Recovery Committee for “My Healthy Vet”
  • Member, VISN Sub-council Committee for SUD monitor
  • Member, Military Sexual Trauma Team
  • Narcotic Inspector, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, Virginia
  • Chair, National Alcohol and Drug Recovery, MHBH 2005
  • Field Supervisor, Graduate and Under-Graduate Social Work Students: Norfolk State University, St. Leo College, Old Dominion University,
  • Christopher Newport University, Thomas Nelson Community College & Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Member, Entertainment Industry Council ‘First Draft’

COMMUNITY/ VAMC INVOLVEMENT:

  • Elected Chairman, Mental Health Advisory Council Board, City of Portsmouth, Virginia
  • NASW- Hampton Rods Regional Representative (7 cities) elected Member State Board of Directors (2009)
  • Chairman Virginia Legislative Committee: NASW, Virginia (2009)
  • Chairman (facility, VAMC Hampton) Social Work Professional Standards Board (2009)
  • Nominated for Hampton VAMC Woman of the Year Award (2009)
  • Selected Team Leader for VAMC Customer Service Monitoring Team/VISN Presentation (2009)
  • National Chaplain Training Planning Committee (2008)
  • Customer Service Monitor (Team Leader) Administrative Board (2008)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for QM Administrative Board of Investigation (2008)
  • Nominated for Hampton VAMC Woman of the Year Award (2008)
  • Acknowledgement from National Buprenorphine Committee for excellence in leadership in development of Buprenorphine Program; recognized as model in the nation (12/2007)
  • Served as a subject matter expert on the National Recovery Committee for “MY Healthy Vet” a website for Veterans and their families
  • Director and Chairman Professional Development Committee for Substance Abuse
  • Nominated for National Social Work Leadership Award ( 2007)
  • Member (MADD, SADD and DARE)
  • Served as a member of the City of Newport News, Virginia City Community Task force on Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse.
  • Nominated and selected to serve as a member on the National Learning Recovery Task Force for Military Veterans with Dual diagnosis.
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