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Health & Human Services Expert Witness | Alaska

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This former health and human services worker of 10+ years is the current proprietor of a behavioral health services private practice. She a certified clinical social worker in several states,and is a member of such prestigious societies as the Health Care Compliance Association and the National Association of Social Workers. Her specialty includes treatment of sexual offenders and survivors of sexual abuse, as well as in the development sexual abuse treatment programs. This expert also is a subject matter expert in the provision of behavioral health services and the documentation of medical necessity of these services to ensure appropriate Medicaid billing. She assists behavioral health agencies in the identification of areas of compliance risk and provides consultation and staff/board training to mitigate those risks. She has assisted agencies in becoming nationally accredited. She is also an independent representative of Measure of Success Tracking (MOST), which is a compliance tool that allows agencies to measure both quantitative and qualitative data to improve compliance and quality of care.

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Location: Alaska
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S.W., University of Illinois at Chicago
Certification: LCSW (AK, WI, IL Licensed Clinical Social Worker), Certificate in Healthcare Compliance
Additional Certification: Healthcare Compliance, Clinical Social Worker
Member, Health Care Compliance Association
Member, National Association of Children's Behavioral Health
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Former, Clinician (specializing in sexual offender and survivor assessments), McHenry County Youth Service Bureau
Former, School Social Worker, Special Education District, McHenry County
Former, Medical Assistance Administrator IV, State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health
Current, Owner, behavioral health private practice

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