All of the EAP Professionals are mental health professionals licensed by the State of Florida and are bound by the laws and ethics that govern their profession regarding confidentiality. Those laws and ethics, and the trust that they imply, are taken very seriously by every employee of the EAP.
Joseph is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Employee Assistance Professional, and a qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) for the U.S. Department of Transportation. He joined the Broward County EAP in December 2012. Prior to joining the EAP staff, Joseph worked with the Federal Courts in Washington, D.C., as a program manager providing clinical services. He has also worked in private practice, as a contracted counselor for several employee assistance programs, and in several nonprofit programs that provided intensive in-home services for families.
Charmaine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Employee Assistance Professional, and a qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) for the U.S. Department of Transportation. She joined the EAP in February 2010. Charmaine has extensive prior experience in substance abuse treatment with the Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) and also spent a number of years working with individuals and families in various agencies.
Mildred joined the EAP team in March 2005. Before becoming part of the county family, she served in the U.S. Air Force and also worked in the private sector. Mildred plays an integral role in EAP providing support for the EAP Professionals and ensuring smooth and efficient daily operation.