Pittsburgh, PA ♦ Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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William Harris, CSAC, serves as the clinical program supervisor at Mount Regis Center where he oversees the day-to-day clinical program operations, facilitates large and small groups, provides individual and group counseling as needed and serves as the liaison between patients and utilization review. Bill has over 20 years of experience as a substance abuse counselor and program manager for a variety of treatment modalities including inpatient, residential, intensive outpatient therapy, psychiatric centers and extended care programming. Bill is certified as an advanced relapse prevention and Acudetox specialist and received his formal education in chemical dependency counseling from the Community College of Baltimore County.
Regional Service Coordinator - White Deer Run Treatment Network
Melissa Townes serves as Regional Service Coordinator for White Deer Run Treatment Network and services Allegheny County. Melissa’s day to day responsibilities include coordinating care for those suffering from Chemical Dependency, Developing, Maintaining and Expanding referrals sources within Allegheny County, Providing customer service to clients and potential/current referrals sources, Melissa also provides training on topics substance abuse and treatment options for chemical dependency.
Melissa has over fifteen years’ experience in Behavioral Health field in various settings and has worked in many arenas of the Chemical Dependency field including, Substance Abuse Treatment Coordination, Mobile Evaluations, Develop and implement mobile assessment model for Primary Care Physicians and Pain Management Physician’s, Case Management of Co-occurring HIV positive clients, Education and Intervention, and Substance Abuse Training. Melissa is also a certified Communicable Disease Trainer, and is licensed to provide HIV testing and counseling in the state of Pennsylvania, she sat on the Pennsylvania HIV Prevention Board from 2006-2009 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Melissa attended Marist College majoring in Business Administration and is currently a student of Capella University and looking forward to obtaining her Graduate Degree in Healthcare Management.