David S. Prescott, LICSW


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Curriculum Vitae

updated December 2016

Specialization

Assessment and treatment of sexual abusers

Current Position

Clinical Services Development Director
Becket Family of Services, overseeing outpatient and inpatient services for Becket programs in Maine, September 2010– present

Licenses

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Maine

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Minnesota

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Massachusetts

Independent Clinical Social Worker, New Hampshire

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Vermont

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Wisconsin

Certification

Darkstone Research Certificate 2000-55 in the assessment of Psychopathy using The Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R)

Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Social Workers (DABFSW)

Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition (MASOC)

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Instructor (The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute)

Activities

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Education

Master of Social Work - Boston College, May, 1987

Bachelor of Arts - English Literature, Syracuse University, May, 1984

Past Experience

Clinical Director
Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Moose Lake, Minnesota — 2008 to 2010
Oversaw treatment of civilly committed sexual offenders. Provide consultation to other areas of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

Treatment Assessment Director
Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center, Mauston, Wisconsin — 2004 to 2008
Oversaw assessment and communication of treatment progress. Provided supervision, guidance, and consult to diverse areas of program for sex offenders civilly committed under Wisconsin’s Chapter 980 law.

Bennington School, Inc.
Bennington, Vermont — 1992 to 2004
Supervised treatment services to youth with histories of problem sexual behavior. Provided consult regarding services to sexually abusive youth, including individual and group therapy to a diverse population of students, ages 10 through 19. Provided therapeutic case management services. Develop and implement treatment services, training, and protocols for youth with sexual behavior problems. Supervision of clinicians and clinical interns as well as residential and educational supervisors and line staff. Assistance with admissions department.

Herbert Lipton Community Mental Health Center
Leominster, Massachusetts — 1991 to 1992
Clinician responsible for individual, group, and family therapies. Average caseload of 15 children (ages 4-16) referred by the Department of Social Services, with focus on collaborative work with outside agencies (e.g. schools, DSS, other treatment providers).

Wayside Union Academy
Marlborough, Massachusetts — 1989 to 1991
Clinician/administrator responsible for individual, group, and family therapies. Average caseload of 10 adolescents in a 16-bed residential program. Treated students referred by the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and Division of Youth Services.

Specialized in treatment of sexual abuse victims and youth with histories of sexually abusive behavior. Administrative duties included the development of policies and procedures with residential and educational departments, 24-hour on-call pager coverage for clinical and administrative crisis intervention, and supervision of clinical interns.

Catholic Charities of Cambridge and Somerville
Somerville, Massachusetts — 1987 to 1989
Social Worker. Provided casework services for families referred by the Department of Social Services in the greater Boston area. Developed specialization with multi-problem families. Collateral contact with a broad range of state and private services (e.g. legal system, mental health providers).

Arbor Associates
Boston, Massachusetts — 1986
Worked as relief staff in numerous residential facilities for the Division of Youth Services and the Department for Mental Health.

Alpha House North
Syracuse, New York — 1984 to 1985
Residential counselor in a 20-bed facility for court-mandated and voluntary substance abusers ranging in age from 13 to 40.


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