David Lawrence Center Clinician Earns Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional Designation

June 22nd, 2017

Naples, FL– David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and addiction recovery treatment center serving children, adults and families, is pleased to recognize Outpatient Clinician Phara Morame for recently becoming a Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP).

A Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional designation is a professional substance use disorder credential for those who hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field and have demonstrated competency through training, experience and clinical supervision in the performance domains of clinical evaluation, treatment planning, counseling, case management and referral, client, family and community education, documentation, ethical and professional responsibilities, and supervision.

Morame joined David Lawrence Center in 2014 as an Acute Care Clinical Supervisor and was later named a clinician where she provides therapy services in both the Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program and Adult Outpatient Services. Prior to joining David Lawrence Center, she worked at Cotler Health Care & Development, Inc. where she provided clinical services for older adults in long-term care communities.

Morame earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Calvin College and her Master of Social Work from Western Michigan University both in Michigan. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida.

Morame speaks English, Creole and French.

Southwest Florida nonprofit David Lawrence Center is a national leader in providing world-class mental health and substance abuse solutions for children, adolescents and adults. The Center’s innovative, integrated treatment includes inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services – a comprehensive system of care funded by community and government support. Each year, David Lawrence Center creates life-changing wellness for more than 9,000 people through over 220,000 treatment sessions. To learn more, please call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org.


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