When?

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
10:00 Open Chapter Meeting
12:00 to 1:00 and Presentation
1 Hour CEU Credit

Presentation by

Kimberly Clark-Washington, M.Ed., LPC-S, NCC with the Harris County Public Defender’s Office

Location

United Way Houston
50 Waugh Dr
Houston, TX 77007

“Psychosocial Work in the Public Defender’s Office”

Lunch Sponsored by: Woodlands Recovery Centers

Kimberly Washington is a Social Worker with the Harris County Public Defender’s Office, a team member dedicated to the holistic approach towards legal representation.  Formerly educated through the Vallejo Independent School District of Vallejo California, she acquired her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at Howard University in Washington, DC.  In 1998, she earned a Master of Education in Counseling from University of Houston and shortly thereafter became a Licensed Professional Counselor.

As a social worker, Kimberly provides an array of psychosocial services including assessments, consulting, and linkage to educational, employment, medical and mental health resources to indigent clients and their families.  Prior to her work with the Public Defender’s Office, Kimberly was a therapist in private practice, a middle school counselor and a clinical supervisor for a local mental health agency.  Kimberly believes that it is working closely with persons from various lifestyles as they make positive changes that fuels her passion to help others find their way.

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Houston Chapter

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