Dr. James Norton Patrick

James Norton Patrick, Ph.D., CRC, CLCP

EDUCATION

2002 Post Graduate Study in Life Care Planning, Intelicus and University of Florida (120 hours)
1997 Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling. Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
1994-1995 Fellowship @ McClain Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
1986 M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
1984 B.S., Applied Behavioral Analysis, Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Life Care Planner (0753)
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (7796)
  • Certified Parent Trainer in “Common Sense Parenting” for toddlers, preschoolers, and adolescents
  • Certified Family Teacher (3x)
  • Previously: Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomatic (2555-96)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2002 – Present Patrick & Associates, LLC – Rehabilitation Consultant
– Life Care Plans
– Disability Analysis
– Vocational Consultation
– Vocational Assessments
– Wage Loss & Earning Capacity Loss Determination
– Medical Care Coordination
– Case Management
– Labor Market Surveys
– Transferable Skills Analysis
– Reemployment Assessment
– Reemployment Services
– Family Assessments
– Parent Education and Training
2006 – 2014 Associate Professor & Division Chair, Thomas University, Department of Counseling & Psychology, Thomasville, Georgia
2006 – 2008 Vocational Expert for Social Security Administration and Consultant to the Florida Department of Education, Division of Blind Services
2002 – 2005 Adjunct Professor, Thomas University, Department of Rehabilitation Studies, Thomasville, Georgia
1988 – 2005 CEO, Community Intervention and Research Center, Inc., Tallahassee, Florida- Contracting, marketing, and public relations for Community Intervention and Research Center Inc.
– Consultation in behavioral management and crisis intervention, skills and system training, and program evaluation.
– Developed and implemented community-based alternatives to institutional treatment of severely emotionally disturbed youth, youth with developmental disabilities and youth and adults with closed head injuries.
– Developed transition programs for youth in various settings such as psychiatric hospitals, rehabilitation settings, and instructional settings.
– Provided mental health counseling for individuals, groups, and families.
– Provided vocational assessments, job development and job placement.
– Developed Family Life Care Assessments.
– Developed Rehabilitation Assessments.
2002 – 2005 Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, Department of Human Services and Studies, Tallahassee, Florida and in 2004 – Adjunct Professor, FAMU, Department of Allied Health, Tallahassee, Florida
2001 – 2002 Assistant Professor, Thomas University, Department of Rehabilitation Studies, Thomasville, Georgia- Taught undergraduate and graduate studies.
1994 – 1995 Director, Children and Family Services, Community Based Services, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts- Provided consultation in behavioral management and crisis intervention, skills and system training, and program evaluation.
– Developed and implemented community-based alternatives to institutional treatment of severely emotionally disturbed youth, youth with developmental disabilities and youth and adults with closed head injuries.
– Developed transition programs for youth and adults in various settings such as psychiatric hospital, rehabilitation settings, and instructional settings.
– Provided mental health counseling for individuals, groups, and families.
– Provided vocational assessments, job development and job placement.
– Developed Family Life Care Assessments.
– Developed Rehabilitation Assessments.
1988 – 1994 Coordinator of Undergraduate Education, Rehabilitation Services Program, Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida- Taught courses in Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation, and Communications and Human Relations.
– Supervised field placement and internships.
– Advised Students.
– Recruited students.
– Monitored and Administered Federal RSA Training Grant.
1990 – 1992 Rehabilitation Consultant, Macdonald, Patrick and Associates, 1640 Metropolitan Circle, Tallahassee, Florida- Conducted Vocational Assessments.
– Facilitated job development and job placement.
– Provided Vocational Consultation.
– Developed Rehabilitation Plans.
1989 – 1990 Visiting Instructor, Rehabilitation Services Program, Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida- Taught undergraduate courses in rehabilitation counseling and rehabilitation services.
– Advised students.
– Monitored and prepared grants and contracts.
– Supervised clinical practice and internships.
1988 – 1989 Academy Administrator, Health and Rehabilitative Services Training Academy, Tallahassee Community College, Quincy, Florida- Directed an academy that provides training to case workers and supervisors at the district and state level of the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, Division of Children, Youth and Families.
– Supervised staff trainers.
– Scheduled classes.
– Developed Curriculum.
– Conducted data collection and analysis.
– Served as instructor as needed.
– Evaluated state training.
1988 Instructor, Tallahassee Community College – Gadsden Campus, Quincy, Florida
1986 – 1987 Graduate Teaching Intern, Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
1984 – 1987 Senior Assistant Site Director, Father Flanagan’s Boys Home, Tallahassee, Florida- Provided budgetary and administrative program support, including development of contracts with the state of Florida.
– Provided consultation, training, supervision, and evaluation of the staff in the Professional Parenting Program where a population of chronically dependent and severely emotionally disturbed youth were served.
– Provided consultation on behavior management and crisis intervention to the staff at a group home for severally emotionally disturbed adolescents.
– Developed curriculum for training Boys Town staff and Florida State specialized foster care workers.
1985 – 1986 Counselor, Human Service Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida- Provided individual and family counseling.
– Provided vocational and career counseling.
– Trained job seeking skills.
– Conducted assessments and evaluations.
1983 – 1984 Family Teacher, Father Flanagan’s Boys Home USA Pilot Program, Tallahassee, Florida- Provided 24-hour care and behavioral treatment for severely emotionally disturbed youth in a community setting.
– Developed community relations and program support through presentations, in-home visits, and program education to consumers.
– Provided training through pre-service workshops, using didactic and role-play strategies.
1980 – 1982 Family Teacher, Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Town, Boys Town, Nebraska- Same as above.

PRESENTATIONS

“Effective Use of Life Care Planning and Vocational Rehabilitation Experts”, 14th Annual Florida Liability Claims Conference 2010, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, June 9-12, 2010

“Wraparound Services: what they are and how to make the best use of them.” 6th Annual Family Café Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 29, 2004

“Family Life Care Assessment Training.” SED Network, Tallahassee, Florida, Oct. 2002

“Case Management in the Community.” SED Network, Tallahassee, Florida, July 2002

“Wrap Around Services in a Community Setting.” Department of Children and Families, Gainesville, Florida, Nov. 2001

“Wrap Around Life Care Assessments.” Children and Family Services, Palm Beach, Florida, July 2001

“Using the Services of Behavioral Specialist in Rehabilitation.” Annual Meeting of the National Rehabilitation Association, Orlando, Florida, Sept. 1998

“Behavioral Management in School Based Settings.” Training workshop for Taylor County Schools, Perry, Florida, Aug. 1995

“School Based Treatment for SED children.” Training workshop for Palm Beach County Schools, Palm Beach, Florida, Aug. 1995

“Working with High Risk Children in the School System.” Training workshop for Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, Florida, Aug. 1995

“Ecological Assessment Training.” Training workshop Daytona, Florida, Feb. 1995

“Least Restrictive Programming.” Training workshop, Brewton, Alabama, Jan. 1995

“Working with Troubled Children While Keeping Them in the Community.” Training workshop, Brewton, Alabama, Nov. 1994

“Service Options and Referrals.” Franklin County HRS, Monticello, Florida, Jan. 1994

“In-Home Behavioral Programming.” Madison County HRS, Madison, Florida, Feb. 1994

“Community Based Services.” Franklin County HRS, Monticello, Florida, April 1994

“ Behavioral Programming.” SED Conference, Tallahassee, Florida, March 1994

“In-Home Services: A Community Based Approach.” National Rehabilitation Association Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 1991

“Closed Head Rehabilitation: A Community Based Approach.” National Rehabilitation Association Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 1991

“The Family and Career Development: Impact on Transition From School to Work.” National Rehabilitation Association Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 1991

“Community – Based Closed Head Injury Rehabilitation: A case study.” Annual Florida Association Conference, Pensacola, Florida, Sept. 1991

“Social Skill Training in Job Coaching.” Annual Florida Rehabilitation Association Conference, Pensacola, Florida, Sept. 1991

“The Family and Career Development: Implications for Career Development Program Intervention.” Annual International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1991

“System Approach to Community Based Rehabilitation.” Annual Florida Association Conference, Jacksonville Florida, Sept. 1990

“Family Systems’ Influences on Career Development.” Annual Florida Association Conference, Jacksonville Florida, 1990

“Train the Trainer Model: Residential Trainers and Foster Parents: Annual Florida Association for Behavioral Analysis Conference, Orlando Florida, Sept. 1990

“Behavioral Modification and System Theory in Community-based Settings.” Tenth Annual Florida Association for Behavioral Analysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, Sept. 1990

“Production Analysis: Changing Work Production Through Behavior Modification.” Tenth Annual Florida Association for Behavioral Analysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, Sept. 1990

“The Role of the VR Supervisor in Human Resources Development.” Statewide VR Supervisor In – Service Training, Jacksonville, Florida, June 1990

“Behavior Specialist in Community-based Rehabilitation: A System Approach.” The Fifth Pan American Conference on Rehabilitation and Special Education, South Padre Island, Texas, May 1990

“Using Behavior Specialist to Support Vocational Rehabilitation.” Annual Meeting of the Southeast regional National Rehabilitation Association, Biloxi, Mississippi, April 1990

“Community Behavior Specialist Project.” Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, Leon County Chapter, Tallahassee, Florida, Feb. 1990

“Working with Families With Youth at Risk.” Annual Meeting of the National Parent-to-Parent Association, Tampa, Florida, March 1990

“Deinstitutionalization: Community Networking With Family-based Services.” Annual meeting of the National Teaching – Family Association, Charleston, South Carolina, Aug. 1989

“Using Client Data in Developing Client Treatment Plans.” Annual meeting of the Florida Group Child Care Association, Tampa, Florida, April 1987

“Specialized Treatment Techniques in a Family – Teaching Home.” Annual meeting of the National Teaching – Family Association, Houston, Texas, Nov. 1985

“Professional Parenting: Beginning a New Program in Florida.” Annual meeting of the National Teaching – Family Association, Houston, Texas, Nov. 1985

“The Children of Teaching Parents: Living Safely in a Group Home.” Annual meeting of the National Teaching – Family Association, Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 1982

“Teaching Parents Do It In the Home: A Simple Process for Graphing Youth Behavior.” Annual meeting of the National Teaching – Family Association, Omaha, Nebraska Oct. 1982

PUBLICATION AND TECHNICAL REPORTS

Johnson, K.L., Macdonald, L.M., & Patrick, J.N. (1990). Community Behavior Specialist Training Manual. Tallahassee, FL: Leon County Public Schools.

Johnson, K.L., Macdonald, L.M., & Patrick, J.N. (1990). Community Based Services for Youth with Severe Emotional Disabilities: A Literature Review. Tallahassee, FL: Leon County Public Schools.

Johnson, K.L., Macdonald, L.M., & Patrick, J.N. (1990). Community Behavioral Services: Final Project Report. Tallahassee, FL: Leon County Public Schools.

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Project Director: Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) grant. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, 2010-2015. Total Funding: $750,000.

Principal Investigator: Consultation and mental health services to the community, Funded by the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health, 1987-2003. Total Funding: Four Million Dollars.

Principal Investigator: Consultation and Program Development for Developmental Services. Funded by Developmental Services, 1998-1993. Total Funding: $175,000.

Co- Principal Investigator: Community behavior specialist training program. Funded by the Leon County School District, 1990. Funding: $75,000.

Co- Principal Investigator: Consultation and mental health counseling to HRS Delinquency Facility. Funded by the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, 1986-1987. Funding Total: $ 150,000.

SERVICE AND AWARDS

  • Nominated Teacher of the Year, Florida State University, 1992-1993
  • Member, Department Chair Search Committee, Department of Human Services and Studies, Florida State University, 1988-1989
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee (to hire three faculty members), Tallahassee Community College, 1987-1989
  • Member, Board of Directors, Transitional Services Center for Youth with Severe Emotional Disabilities, Tallahassee, FL., 1987-1990
  • Recorder, National Council on Rehabilitation Education, 1989-1990.