Ruble A. Hord IV
October 15, 2013
Anuvia is a North Carolina state run organization. It is a treatment center devoted to helping those afflicted in substance abuse. “Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center is a nonprofit organization serving Charlotte and Mecklenburg County with alcohol and drug education, prevention, assessment and treatment services. Anuvia promotes wellness in our community by providing compassionate treatment and prevention services of the highest quality to impact the ...view middle of the document...
("Www.anuvia.org", 2012). Substance abuse services vary in intensity, including a wide range of ”evidence based prevention and awareness programs designed for targeted populations, DWI and court services, programs for Spanish-speaking individuals, 20- and 40-hour outpatient treatment programs, intensive outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults and a dual-diagnosis treatment program” ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012).
Intake begins at the assessment process, and this can be done at Anuvia or elsewhere, on drug and alcohol use, and these are used to determine the “appropriate level of care for people diagnosed with a substance use disorder” ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012). In addition Anuvia has an active alumni association which holds alcohol free festivities and is the home of many 12 step meetings, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. They both meet throughout the week. “Anuvia is committed to providing the resources and tools needed for people to avoid alcohol and drug abuse and maintain long-term abstinence and recovery” ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012).
The Clinical Supervisors Team which governs the organization is a dedicated staff of highly qualified people like Pat Smith, MS, LCAS, CCS, SACOT General Supervisor, Kim Anthony-Byng, MA, MAC, LPC, LMFT, LCAS, CCS, Director of Clinical Services, Dawn Shelley, MS, LPC, LCAS, CCS, Day Team Supervisor, Jeffrey Best, MHUB, MAC, LCAS, CCS, Evening Team, Drug Treatment Court Supervisor, Anna Ortiz, CSAC, Interim Latino Supervisor, Elda-Rosa Coulthrust, MA, LPC, NCC, LCAS, CSI, Adolescent Treatment Supervisor, Heather Drum, MA, LPC, NCC, LCAS, Clinical Compliance Manager, Katherine Dickerson, LCAS, MAC, Assessment Supervisor ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012). Under them are the counselors and human services workers assisting and doing the underwriting of the organization ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012).
The key stakeholders are one, the court system, which wield influence by holding Anuvia accountable for completion of court orders, two, private donators who expect their money to be used wisely, and thirdly, the supervisory staff, who have their jobs at stake. Each of these entities are watching Anuvia, looking for and expecting positive results, to keep the system happy and contributions flowing ("Www.anuvia.org", 2012). Perhaps, the greatest stakeholders in Anuvia happen to be the patients themselves because in addiction the stakes are indeed high, where failure ends in death. In every case, supervisors and workers alike play an important part in making sure there...