Dr. Andreena Jackson, DBH, MSSA, LSW

Presentation: Mind Your Business

Presentation Description:

This presentation explores how management-level employers can practice effective communication for staff retention.

This session will teach managers to identify defense mechanisms in themselves and their staff. It will provide them with self-awareness and the ability to recognize these various mechanisms in others, which may yield better communication.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Andreena M. Jackson is from Cleveland, OH and is a Case Western Reserve University and Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies alumna. She is currently the CEO of Mindfitness Coaching & Consulting LLC. Dr. Jackson facilitates training to Administrative and Direct Care staff regarding professional development, leadership, workplace culture, and team building. Her services also included strategic planning, program development and program evaluation.

As a therapist, Dr. Jackson has over 12 years of experience working with the Mental Health population, the Intellectual Developmentally Disabled (IDD) population and the Substance Abuse population. Her treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Behavior Modification, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Trauma Informed Therapy.

Dr. Jackson has worked in the behavioral health field for the last 21 years in various capacities, including Field Instructor, Volunteer Therapist, and the Owner and Operator of an adult care facility, Marshall Manor, serving the behavioral health population. Dr. Jackson is the current Chairperson for CGI Alumni Association. She is a board member of the Emerald Development and Economic Network (EDEN), which provides housing for the chronically homeless and mental health population. Dr. Jackson is also a board member of the American Association of Doctors of Behavioral Health.