Lucien DM LaRoche, MEd
188 Oyster Bay Circle, Apt. 250
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
PsyD Psychology California Southern University, Costa Mesa, CA 2015-2020
—- Psychology Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ 2014-2015
MEd Counseling University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 1993
BPS Behavioral Science Granite State College, Durham, NH 1990
AAGS General Studies Granite State College, Durham, NH 1988
Adapt Behavioral Services, Maitland, FL September 2017-Present
Mental Health Therapist
Outpatient mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Provided diagnosis of mental health disorders via the use of DSM-V, in addition to completion of CFARS and FARS, risk assessment, and safety planning. Provided routine assessment of client needs, service availability and levels of care. Familiar with strength-based objectives and measurable goals for completion with treatment plans.
Behavioral Support Service, Inc., Altamonte Springs, FL March 2017-September 2017
Mental Health Therapist
Provision of initial mental health assessments to adults, adolescents, and children. Completion of CFARS and FARS, risk assessment, trauma screening, FAST and DAST. Gathered information on biological, sociological, and family history for referral to appropriate level of care. Knowledgeable and experienced in diagnosis of mental disorders via the use of DSM-V. Continually assess client needs, service availability and appropriateness. Skilled in writing strength-based objectives and measurable goals and treatment plans. Review and monitor case files for both internal and external quality assurance standards.
University Behavioral Center, Orlando, FL June 2011-June 2017
Responded to telephone and face-to-face inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services. Conducted clinical assessments for patient admission to acute, residential, and partial hospitalization programs from ages 3 to 80. Performed pre-certification presentation, handled inquiry calls involving hospital program information to agencies, facilities, and mental health professionals.
Orlando VA Medical Center, Orlando, FL May 2015-April 2016
Coordinated compliance and monitoring efforts related to human research participant protection. Collected documents required to initiate studies and coordinated submission to the IRB, (e.g., FDA Forms 1572, CVs, etc.). Screened subjects for eligibility using protocol specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, conducted informed consent process with research participants, and coordinated participant tests and procedures. Collected data as required by the protocol, assured timely completion of study timelines.
Community Counseling Ctr. of Central Florida, Altamonte Springs, FL July 2013-January 2014
Mental Health Therapist
Provision of individual and family therapy with a focus on Cognitive-Behavioral, Existential and Rogerian methods. Clinical assessment and recommendations for treatment and services for clients involved with the Florida Department of Children and Families as well as correctional/diversionary services. Services provided to children, adolescent and adult populations from the ages of 5 to 50.
Florida Hospital Deland, DeLand, FL March 2012-June 2013
Emergency Department Care Manager
Biopsychosocial assessment for patients admitted with mental health, behavioral, and addiction presentations. Worked in conjunction with area law enforcement to process Baker Act patients and placements off site. Obtained pre-certification, and provided referral resources for outpatient psychiatry and counseling services.
Florida Department of Corrections, Clermont and Daytona Beach, FL September 2007-April 2012
Mental Health Specialist
Varied case assignment to inpatient units at the Correctional Mental Health Institution including Crisis Stabilization Unit, Transitional Care Unit, and extended court committed. Provided individual counseling, development of treatment plans, and recommendations for ongoing services or discharge. Provided crisis intervention services for inmates, consulted with psychiatry regarding recommendations for stabilization.
Florida Hospital Center for Behavioral Health, Orlando, FL October 2005-April 2008
Emergency psychiatric assessments for adult clients seeking voluntary inpatient admission. Evaluated a full range of diagnostic issues ranging from chronic mental illness, situational responses to distress, and addictive behaviors. Processed insurance pre-certification authorizations, and referrals for counseling services/medication clinic.
Core Research, Inc., Leesburg, FL February 2004-May 2005
Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical trial preparation involving the planning, development and evaluation of patient information and informed consent forms and patient recruitment. Data collection and management, collection of source documents, using and developing CRFs, registration and management AE’s, filing and archiving, managing monitoring visits. Recruitment and co-ordination of the trial subjects covering informed consent, screening and inclusion of the subjects adhering to safety and compliance issues.
Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare, Orlando, FL May 2001-February 2004.
Assessment Specialist II and Unit Therapist Per Diem: February 2004-March 2006.
Provided clinical services including psychosocial assessments, determination of need for outpatient services, and appropriateness for inpatient referrals. Processed Baker Act commitments, assisted in discharge planning where appropriate, crisis intervention and liaison services with departments within the hospital. Responded to unit-wide codes requesting assistance with seclusion and restraint.
Intervention Services, Inc., Maitland, FL October 1999-May 2001
Conducted psychosocial assessments, identified diagnoses, and individual treatment goals for Intensive On-Site therapeutic services (ITOS), of individual, group, family counseling. Completed required treatment plan reviews, Children’s Functional Assessment Ratings, and Population Identification Certification for children aged 3 to 17. Provided services on-site at public schools and residences.
Florida Department of Children and Families , Orlando, FL December 1997-October 1999
Interviewed clients, reviewed records, and advised removal of child from the home environment when necessary. Utilized Family Systems approach and non-confrontational interaction with families to resolve issues child custody. Worked in an adjunct capacity with law enforcement, State Attorney’s Office, and Inspector General.
BayRidge Hospital, Lynn, MA May 1997-December 1997
Mental Health Counselor
Provided 1:1 intervention/supervision for patients during 24 to 72 hour inpatient hospitalizations on a locked psychiatric unit. Conducted psychosocial and medical history assessments. Responsible for discharge planning and follow-up with outside providers.
North Shore Emergency Services, Salem, MA November 1993-December 1997
Crisis Intervention Specialist
Assisted long-term mentally ill clients connected via the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health with emotional support and stabilization in the community. Established relationships with clients by routine home visits, social activities. Provided social diversions for clients that emphasized social skill building, and interpersonal relations.
North Shore Emergency Services, Salem, MA July 1993-May 1997
Emergency Services Clinician
Assessed populations presenting for inpatient psychiatric care and detoxification services. Arranged for hospital admission when clinically necessary and provided referrals for community based treatment options. Contacted insurance providers to secure pre-certification for designated services.
Strafford Psychotherapy and Counseling
Individual and group psychotherapy provided. Individual psychotherapy to predominately-female clientele. Assisted as co-leader for therapeutic groups dealing with abusive relationships and addictive behaviors.
Sexual Assault Support Services
Provided individual psychotherapy to child and adult victims of sexual assault and abuse.
Volunteer and Community Service
Sexual Assault Support Services Sexual Assault/Abuse Advocate
Assisted with training to the community and law enforcement agencies on the topics of sexual abuse, domestic violence, and the emotional after-effects of trauma. Provided on-call services to the community via telephone and in person support. Provided support for victims of trauma after an assault via explanation of physical examination and legal process.
Social Psychology Network 2017-Present
Massachusetts Licensed Mental Health Counselor 1997-2001 #3873
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern 2013-Present #11407
Victim Services Practitioner Designee 2010
Florida Certified Functional Assessment Rater 2005 #805-002-622
Florida Certified Children’s Functional Rater 2005 #802-009-704
Related Training Courses (2010-2017)
CPR CITI Program: Human Research
Understanding AE’s and SAE’s First Aid
Ethical Issues in Clinical Research Handle with Care-Seclusion and Restraint
Baker Act Training-University of South Florida Patient Grievance/Youth Rights
Comprehending Informed Consent Clinical Risk Assessment
Introduction to Good Clinical Practices Acute Care Training
Introduction on the Process of Drug Development Ethical Issues in Counseling
Infection Control Therapeutic Boundaries
Intentional Destruction of Personal Health Information ADHD and Education
Verbal De-escalation of the Mental Health Client Survivors of Abuse
Schizophrenia and New Pharmacological Treatment Increasing Treatment Compliance
References Available on Request