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CIRRICULUM VITAE 

Edith R. Byrd, Executive Director, LPC
B.Y.R.D. House
Behavioral Youth Resource Development, Inc.
19 Perry Street
Suite 202
Newnan GA 30263
678-423-3200

 

OBJECTIVE AND SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

To teach children, adults and families how to love and respect themselves and helping them become successful in their community. Also to empower individuals to be accountable, responsible, and develop competency. 

EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX – Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor of Science Human Services – May 31, 2005

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY – Atlanta, GA
Masters in Professional Counseling – October 17, 2008

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

LPC – LICENSE PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING – 8/26/2013 – Current / LPC007444
LAPC – LICENSE ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR – APC002717
NBCC – NATIONAL BOARD FOR CERTIFIED COUNSELOR – NATIONAL            CERTIFIED COUNSELOR (NCC) – 4/8/2010 – 9/30/2020

ADDITIONAL TRAINING:

  • Aids Training – African American Faith Initiative
  • Affirming Diversity Training – Tufts University
  • Building A Private Practice, From Idea To Reality – Knowledge For Growth, LLC
  • Child Development – Project Reality/ Clinical Consultants
  • Conflict Resolution – Department of Youth Corrections
  • Community Mobilization Training – Neighborhood Action Coalition
  • Council On Accreditation – COA
  • Coweta County Justice For Children Summit – The Supreme Court Of Georgia Committee On Justice For Children & The Division Of Family and Children Services
  • CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • Credentialing – CAQH
  • Disaster Mental Health Field Response Training – DBHDD, Georgia Department Of Mental Health
  • Domestic Violence Counseling – Community Welcome House
  • Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator Professional Certification Program – PIC Consulting
  • Foster Parent Certification – State of Georgia
  • Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Conference – DHS, Governor’s Office For Children & Families, Guide Inc.
  • Georgia Cares DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) Community Training
  • Helping Children, Families and Communities Heal From Trauma and Abuse – Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta
  • Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse in Georgia – Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta
  • Mental Health First Aid USA – National Council For Community Behavioral Healthcare
  • Motivate, Innovate, Integrate: Educators’ Conference – Guide Inc., & Governor’s Office for Children and Families
  • Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute – Design Review for Project Managers, Design and Development for Project Managers, Building Powerful Community Partnerships – HUD Housing & Urban Development
  • Parenting Training – Project Reality
  • Personal Protection – Department of Youth Corrections
  • Positive Control – Department of Youth Corrections
  • Safe Dates Implementation Training – Coweta County Health Department
  • Search Institute’s Assets Development – Kennesaw State University
  • State Policies & Procedures – Department of Youth Corrections
  • Self Sufficiency Case Management Specialist – Nan McKay
  • Self Sufficiency Service Coordination – Nan McKay
  • Stewards Of Children Training – Georgia Center For Child Advocacy
  • Strong Organizations Build Strong Youth – Guide Inc., & Governor’s Office Of Children & Families
  • Teams Training – American Express
  • Think Outside of the Box: Educator’s Conference – Guide Inc., Governor’s Office of Children & Families
  • Tobacco Awareness Training – State of Utah Health Department
  • Understanding The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Children (CSEC): A Training Curriculum For Medical Professionals – Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Peer Leadership & Mentoring Programs
Interfaith Youth Council
Anger Management Workshops
Kwanzaa Celebrations
Drug Prevention Awareness Workshop
Leadership Conferences
Annual Back to School Jam
Youth Empowerment Workshops
Beat The Street
Project Soulbeat
Teen Parenting Classes
Teen Pregnancy Classes
Byrd House – Residential Girls Home
Multicultural Workshop
Career Development
Independent Living

HONORS, AFFILIATIONS, and COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Volunteer  
Shelter, Church
Member
Coweta Chamber of Commerce
Who’s Who National Executives
LPCA – Licensed Professional Counseling Association
West Central Georgia – National Association of Negro Businesses and Professional Women’s Clubs

 

 

Website: www.byrdhouse.org

Facebook: https:www.facebook.com/byrdhouse97

 

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