Anthony Allen

Freelance Article Writer & Transcriptionist

Location:Parkville, Maryland, United States
2 Skills
Name: Anthony Allen, MS
Email: phone: 443-803-2314/Baltimore, MD-21229

OBJECTIVE: To provide excellent quality service in behavioral healthcare
Desired Position: Mental health/Human Services
Desired wage: 50,000 USD per year
Desired employment type: Full-Time
Experience: 18 Years
6/2010 – 8/2011 Gaudenzia, Norristown, PA
Position: Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor
6/2009 - 10/2009 Vision Quest, Downingtown, PA
Position: Family Therapist
8/2006 - 12/2008 Building Communities Today for Tomorrow, Baltimore, MD
Positions: Family Therapist/Clinical Site Supervisor/Mentoring Coordinator (6/2007-12/2008)
Family Therapist (8/2006-6/2007)
4/2001 - 6/2007 Institute for Life Enrichment (ILE), Baltimore, MD
Positions: Mental Health Clinician, consultant (4/2001- 12/2001)
School-Based Therapist (1/2002-6/2007)
5/1998 - 10/2001 Project PLASE, (People Lacking Ample Shelter and Employment), Baltimore, MD Position: Program Director/Building Manager
6/1996 - 9/1999 The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Position: Psychiatric Therapist
6/2000 – 8/2008 New Dimensions Community Development Corp./Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
Position: Director-Community based mentoring program
• Statewide Excellence in mentoring award 2000 and 2004
1993 State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Degree: Master of Science, Psychology/Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology Concentration)

2009 / 2008 Functional Family Therapy Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.
Certification: Family Therapy Certification

2005 Family Bible Institute College and Seminary, Baltimore, MD.
Certification: Certified Counselor for Temperament Therapy

1986 Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Biology, *** laude

•Broad-based Mental Health and Substance Abuse background and training.
•Extensive experience and knowledge in the behavioral health and human services field including biological, medical, biochemical sciences, and community resources.
•Excellent fundamental knowledge of mental health illnesses and treatment, as well as substance abuse prevention and treatment.
•Experienced organizer, presenter and trainer at conferences and in-services.
•Over 20 years experience working with community and faith-based youth programs.
•Outstanding communication and writing skills. Experienced grant writer having received multiple grants from the Baltimore City Health Department, Family League, Baltimore Mental Health Systems, and Baltimore City Public School Systems.
•Highly trained and experienced in evidenced-based family therapy.
•Experienced supervisor and manager of large multi-disciplinary team including therapists, nurses, counselors and support staff.
•Managed Others, Maryland State Drivers License, Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel and Power Point)
2/1998 - Present Behavioral Health Consultation and Contractual Employment
•2008: Department of Juvenile Services, Baltimore, MD.
Rites of Passage Male Group Sessions
•2004: Mayor's Office of Children, Youth and Families, Baltimore, MD
Statewide in-service presenter for youth-based community organizations
•2003: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, MD
Abstinence and Pregnancy Prevention Program
•2000: New Dimensions Community Development Corp., Baltimore, MD
Director of faith-based Y-WAIT mentoring program
•1998: Maryland Mentoring Partnership, Baltimore, MD
Statewide trainer and presenter for mentoring programs
•1998: Baltimore Mental Health System, Baltimore, MD
Presenter at State conferences and organizer of special projects

AFFILIATIONS: Mental Health Association of Maryland, Black Mental Health Alliance
References available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing