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Your Recovery Team - J. Carlos Nelson - MAEd, CAP, ICADC
March 2014 to Present - Private Practice
December 2009 to January 2014
Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office (DACCO) Program Manager 134 bed 6 month male residential treatment facility. Responsible for the management and supervision of over 25 staff members including clinical, administrative, and support services staff. Development of curriculum and activities leading to lifestyle change and successful discharge. Facilitation of Thinking for a Change curriculum.
July 2008 July 2009
Turning Point of Tampa Residential Treatment Primary Therapist primary treatment coordination for Substance Abuse/ Eating Disorders/ Dual Diagnosis, group therapy facilitation, treatment planning, individual therapy sessions, discharge planning.
October, 2007 July, 2008
Operation PAR Men's Residential Therapeutic Community Primary Counselor Coordination of clinical services for Adult male court ordered felons with substance abuse/mental health disorders, including treatment planning, assessments, individual and group counseling and services. Facilitation of Seeking Safety curriculum.
December 6, 2004 November 30, 2006
Operation PAR, Children Of Substance Abusers (COSA), Project IMPACT
Case Manager, Case Management and Intervention Services to incarcerated males preparing them for successful re-entry/re-integration.
African American Center for Excellence, Associate Counselor. Coordination of clinical services for African American males ages 17 25, including treatment planning, assessments, individual and group counseling and services. Facilitation of Seeking Safety curriculum.
Men's Residential Therapeutic Community Associate Counselor
April 1, 1999 November 22, 2004
Bridges of America/St. Petersburg Bridge, Assistant Executive Director II/ Program Support Supervisor/ Aftercare Counselor
Supervision of Program Support
Education and Credentials:
2010 - CAP
2010 - ICADC
2009 Present Argosy University School of Education Tampa Campus doctoral studies majoring in Instructional Leadership
2007 2009 Argosy University School of Education Tampa Campus Masters of Arts in Education - Instructional Leadership
2007- Springfield College Tampa Bay Campus School of Human Services Bachelor of Science Human Services October 30, 2006 October 2007
2000-2006 - Alumni of the Florida School of Addiction Studies for 4 years, Continuing Education Units in Pharmacology, Domestic Violence, Group Facilitation Skills, Relapse Prevention, Trauma and Recovery and Advance Group Skills, Neuro- psychology and Neuro-genesis.