Strategic Planning ♦ Program Development ♦ Administration ♦ Budgeting ♦Training
Facility Management ♦ Staff Development ♦ Marketing ♦ Counseling ♦ Crisis Intervention ♦ Advocacy
EXPERIENCES AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Pathways by Molina Healthcare. Family Preservation Services of D.C. Regional Privacy and Compliance Officer/Director of Performance Quality Improvement. Sept. 2016 to present
Oversee all matters related to the implementation, adherence, and maintenance of compliance, privacy and quality improvement functions in a healthcare environment.
Drive efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and business operations through process improvement.
Works with all practice personnel on the approval and release of protected health information.
Development of policy and procedures to ensure strict adherence to ethical business practices state, federal, and administrative regulations.
Conduct fraud, breach and privacy investigations.
Compliance monitoring of business associates.
Train staff on mandated practices, governing laws and administrative regulations.
Establish and maintain a system to track outcomes and other benchmarks; data collection and analysis.
LEWIS E. SMITH
(301) 357-2862 • [email protected]
Manager / Director
Years of experience in oversight, management and administration of social programs creating positive outcomes. Excellent problem-solving skills and judgment in identifying systemic issues and creating solutions. Accomplished program developer with diverse implementation experience. History of increasing revenue and program capacity. Obtained and maintained COA (Council on Accreditation) accreditation for numerous programs. Skilled advocate with the ability to influence and shape public policy decisions. Experienced clinician and Licensed Professional Counselor with proven results.
Baltimore City Health Department. Director, Office of Youth Violence Prevention.
Jan. 2014 – June 2016
Senior level responsibility for the development and administration of public health programs.
Responsible for multi-sector, multidimensional strategic planning and systems implementation to diminish youth violence and move the needle on social disparities and health matters experienced by marginalized communities.
Multi-program administration of services specifically impacting youth under 25 years of age.
Oversight of sub-grantee contract administration and technical assistance.
Evaluation of evidenced based approaches.
Development and dissemination of best practices.
Federal, state and local government grant development and administration experience.
Served as the Citywide Violence Prevention Coordinator associated with Department of Justice’s nationwide communities of practice including the National Forum to Prevent Youth Violence and the Community Based Violence Prevention funding strategies.
PROGRESSIVE LIFE CENTER • Oct. 1994 – Nov. 2011
Provider of mental health and social services to individuals, families, organizations, and communities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Africa.
Director of Operations • Jan. 2008 – Nov. 2011
Executive level responsibility for the development, oversight and administration of culturally competent, family-centered programs serving consumers in the child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health care systems while achieving program goals and clinical outcomes within accreditation and certification guidelines.
Strategic planning and leadership development
Provided multi-program leadership in two states with clinical oversight and supervision of program directors in a 24/7 on-call environment
Established benchmarks for evidenced practices, monitored outcomes, and developed continuous quality improvement system
Directly responsible for $5 million to $7 million budget, including development, fiscal management, and sub-contract responsibility
Cultivated funding opportunities, building relationships with government, private and foundation stakeholders, writing grants and proposals, and developing minority business and diversity goals
Expanded IT opportunities to support operations and future needs
Directly responsible for regional agency accreditation and re-accreditation
Responsible for regional facilities and risk management
Program Manager, Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Programs • June 1997 – Dec. 2007
Provided multi-program and multi-site administration, including clinical oversight, supervision, employee evaluations, and training
Developed and implemented program specifications and evaluation
Curriculum and topical module development
Responsible for budget and financial management, business development, community resource development, and program marketing
Acquired and maintained COA accreditation for multiple programs.
Developed IT systems to enhance accountability standards
Clinical Supervisor, Family Preservation Program • June 1995 – May 1997
Trained, supervised, and evaluated project staff on clinical effectiveness and job performance
Coordinated case selection and prepared weekly and monthly reports to funding providers
Supervised crisis intervention and advocacy services
Developed business relationships and community stakeholders to improve program operations
Family Therapist, Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care Program • Oct. 1994 – June 1995
ADERO HOUSE, Washington, D.C. • July 1994 – Nov. 1994
Substance Abuse Family Counselor
URBAN SHELTERS AND HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, Washington, D.C. • July 1993 – April 1994
Assistant Program Director
KENILWORTH/PARKSIDE SUBSTANCE ABUSE CENTER, Washington, D.C. • Sept. 1992 – May 1993
Re-Parenting Program, University of Maryland • 2011
Crawford Consulting and Mental Health Services, Landover, Md.
Clinical services • Dec. 2004 – Dec. 2006
University Research, Bethesda, Md.
Citywide accreditation of Washington D.C. Addiction Programs • Sept. 2000 – March 2002
Emily Price-Jones Headstart, Baltimore, Md.
Training and staff development • Sept. 2000 – Sept. 2001
Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA
Field Instructor, Masters in Human Services Program • 1998,1999, 2001
Family and Children Services Baltimore, Md.
Project Leader, Alcohol and Drug Partner, Fast Trainer, Fast Headstart Program • March 1996 – April 1997
Howard County Addiction Services, Jessup, Md.
Program Specialist • Dec. 1995 – June 1998
Family Trauma Services, Alexandria, VA.
Therapist • Aug. 1995 – March 1996
El Shaddai Ministries, Washington, D.C.
Director of Planning and Organization • June 1994 – Nov. 1994
World Bank. Citywide Efforts to Address Violence Affecting Youth. 2015
Working with Single Females Raising Male Youth, National Association of Black Social Workers • 2004
Counseling the Hip-Hop Generation, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice • 2003
Spirituality in Working with Youthful Offenders, American Counseling Association • March 2001
African Centered Approach to Working with Youthful Offenders,
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice • July 2000
Youth Diversion Programming as an Alternative to Suspension, National Conference on Expulsions, Suspensions, and Dropping Out of School • Jan. 2000
NTU Psychotherapy: An Approach to School Problems,
National Conference on Expulsions, Suspensions, and Dropping Out of School • Jan. 1999
Juvenile Street Gangs: Innovation Approaches, N. E. Family Preservation Conference • June 1998
Peer Reviewer, Council on Accreditation • 2013
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Senior Caregivers • 2011
Compulsive Gambling • 2010
Functional Family Therapy • 2005 – 2006
Juvenile Sex Offender Certification Program, University of Louisville • 2004
Mediation, Community Mediation Program • 2000
Behavioral Healthcare Standards, Council on Accreditation • 1998
Certified Addictions Counselor Training, Baltimore City Headstart • 1996
Trainer, Fast Prevention Program, Family and Children Services, Madison, WI • 1996
NTU Psychotherapist, Progressive Life Center • 1995
BOARD & VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Peer Reviewer, Council on Accreditation
Board Member, Maryland Association of Resources for Family and Youth
Board Member, Baltimore City Task Force on Disproportionate Minority Contact
Board Member, Family League of Baltimore City, Youth Development Committee
Post-graduate courses in Human Services, Bowie State University
Post-graduate courses in Healthcare Management, University of Phoenix
Master of Human Services – Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 1993
University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
Associate in General Studies - American University, Washington, D.C.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATION
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Washington, D.C. • License No. 384
Certified HIPAA Professional
American Counseling Association, Institute on Marriage and Family Systems.