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Mark Jorges
LPC-Intern, LCDC, NCC
KILLEEN, TX 76549
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Clinical Therapist with experience in the corrections, detox, in-patient residential, and intensive outpatient settings.

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Work experience
Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center
Clinical Therapist

Provide psychotherapy services to person(s) receiving care as scheduled.

Conduct individual, group or family therapy sessions as appropriate for treatment plan of the person(s) receiving care.

Provide initial treatment planning for person(s) receiving care based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed and revise as necessary.

Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each person(s) receiving care, according to facility and professional standards and revise as indicated by facility or professional standards.

Maintain a caseload as assigned.

Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the person(s) receiving care, as appropriate to their treatment plan.

May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

Provide case management, discharge planning or after care planning according to treatment plan.

May assist in educating and training staff on behavior management or therapeutic crisis intervention.

May coordinate various clinical and psychosocial or educational activities with person(s) receiving care and their families.


Infinite Recovery
Mental Health Counselor

Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse by performing the following duties:

Conduct screening and assessment for substance use disorder.
Formulates program for treatment and rehabilitation.
Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist client in overcoming substance use disorder.
Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support.
Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services.
Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed.
Prepares and maintains reports and case management.
Formulates and conducts programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
Participate in clinical staff meetings.

CoreCivic
Mental Health Clinician

• Interviews and assesses prospective program participants, and gathers data using appropriate screening and assessment instruments. Establishes rapport with participants and determines individual and group needs based on results of screening and assessment instruments and other collateral sources.
• Facilitates individual and group treatment interventions, in accordance with partner agencies, and prevailing state regulations, statutes, policies and procedures. Uses standardized offender assessment information in developing treatment plans or specific programs.
• Facilitates participant engagement in the treatment process, promoting positive attitudes, skills, coping mechanisms to encourage on-going recovery. Plans participant incentives and uses appropriate therapeutic tools to manage behavioral issues or concerns.
• Maintains the confidentiality of clinical files for each participant to include, but not limited to, intake documents, assessments, and interviews, treatment plan, treatment plan reviews, progress notes, discharge summary, and referrals, according to written protocols and in compliance with prevailing laws and regulations.
• Documents and tracks treatment plans, monitors inmate progress and reviews status of inmates/residents to verify that treatment and therapeutic programs are completed.

Cenikor Foundation Inc
Mental Health Counselor

Conduct screening, assessment and develop psychosocial interventions for substance abuse disorder treatment in a residential in-patient setting
*Facilitate weekly individual therapy sessions
*Facilitate daily group therapy sessions
*Assess client needs utilizing uniform assessment tools
*Develop individualized treatment plans, monitor progress and reviews as needed
*Manage a caseload of more than 10 clients at any one given time
*Make appropriate referrals and coordinate linkage with program resources
*Assist clients in completing program curriculum in accordance with program guidelines
*Build positive rapport with law enforcement officials, court officials and community service agencies
*Communicate with parole/probation department regarding client involvement and adherence to program protocol
*Act as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors
*Advocate for client needs in conjunction with other agencies
*Maintain accurate and timely documentation within designated time frames set by agency

MTC
Substance Abuse Counselor

Provide psychosocial interventions for substance abuse disorder treatment
*Facilitate daily group therapy sessions
*Assess client needs utilizing uniform assessment tools
*Develop individualized treatment plans, monitor progress and reviews as needed
*Manage a caseload of more than 25 clients at any one given time
*Make appropriate referrals and coordinate linkage with program resources
*Assist clients in completing program curriculum in accordance with TDCJ policy directives
*Build positive rapport with law enforcement officials, court officials and community service agencies
*Communicate with parole/probation department regarding client involvement and adherence to program directives
*Act as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors
*Advocate for client needs in conjunction with other agencies
*Maintain accurate and timely documentation within designated time frames set by agency

Gateway Foundation
Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

Provide psychosocial interventions for substance abuse disorder treatment
*Facilitate daily group therapy sessions
*Assess client needs utilizing uniform assessment tools
*Develop individualized treatment plans, monitor progress and reviews as needed
*Manage a caseload of more than 25 clients at any one given time
*Make appropriate referrals and coordinate linkage with program resources
*Assist clients in completing program curriculum in accordance with TDCJ policy directives
*Build positive rapport with law enforcement officials, court officials and community service agencies
*Communicate with parole/probation department regarding client involvement and adherence to program directives
*Act as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors
*Advocate for client needs in conjunction with other agencies
*Maintain accurate and timely documentation within designated time frames set by agency

Heart of Texas MHMR - TCOOMMI
Mental Health Case Manager

Provide psychosocial rehabilitative training
*Assess client needs utilizing uniform assessment tools
*Develop individualized treatment plans, monitor progress and reviews as needed
*Make appropriate referrals and coordinate linkage with community resources
*Schedules, notifies and accompanies clients to psychiatric appointments
*Advocate for client needs in conjunction with other agencies
*Maintain accurate and timely documentation within designated time frames set by agency

Word of Life Substance Abuse Center
Student Intern

Work under the supervision of a licensed professional counselor
*Conduct client intake assessment
*Conduct group classes using cognitive behavioral therapy
*Perform appropriate and timely documentation for agency

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Dedicated
I am committed to the company's success and loyal to the people and things I believe in.

Education
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Masters

MS-Psychology (Clinical Mental Health Counseling)


Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Bachelors, Psychology

BS-Psychology

Certifications & licenses
NCC
NBCC

National Credentialed Counselor


LPC-Intern
TSBECP

Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern

LCDC
DSHS

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor