Project Management Specialist
Beth Nelson brings over 32 years of both clinical and administrative experience in the behavioral health field. With 15 years experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a nationally Certified Master Addictions Counselor, coupled with over 17 years experience in administrative and management positions, Beth has developed a sound knowledge of what it takes to cultivate a strong and effective service delivery network and management organization. Throughout her career, Beth has played lead roles in program development and organizational change, also participating in data collection, quality improvement, and policy and procedure development. Beth has developed a wealth of knowledge and proficiency in best practice and evidence based programs for mental health, substance abuse, juvenile justice, youth gang interventions, and trauma related issues. In 1990, Beth started work at the Ft. Bragg Demonstration Project (Rumbaugh Clinic), where she quickly moved to the position of Assistant Section Health for Substance Abuse Treatment Services and Chair of the Clinical Staff Executive Committee. During her five years at Rumbaugh Clinic, Beth had the responsibility for the development and implementation of evidence-based protocol driven treatment services to include Motivational Interviewing, Relapse Prevention, Functional Family Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for dually diagnosed adolescents and their families. Beth joined Wake County in 1997 during the initial integration of Public Health, Social Services, and Mental Health into the consolidated Wake County Human Services. During her 15 years at Wake County, Beth was a leader on workgroups and committees that further developed integrated systems and standardized policies and procedures across programs. In 2004, Beth assumed the role of Child Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services Manager and was a member of the team responsible for development of a quality system of care for consumers with mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse problems. Beth’s organizational skills, administrative experience, and demonstrated abilities in identifying and applying best practices, proves to be very valuable to our clients in developing strategies for the future.
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