Michael J. Alicea, Ed.D. - Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Social Worker
MICHAEL J. ALICEA, Ed.D.
 
Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern – License No. IMT 1125
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern – License No. ISW 5085
 
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 144448, Coral Gables, Florida 33114
 
Personal Cellular Number - 786.222.7671 or 305.525.2482
Fax - 786-242-9062
Personal E-mail: mjalicea@bellsouth.net
Private Practice - Counseling Network, Inc - .www.counselingnetwork.org\
Toll Free Number - 877-554-7003
Main Office Number/Fax – 305.569.9762
Private Practice Cellular Number - 305-525-2482 -
 
 
CURRICULUM VITAS
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
 
•Veteran law enforcement officer with over thirty-three year’s experience.
•Psychological and social work experience in individual, group, and family therapy.
•Experienced in a number of therapeutic and crisis intervention models.
•Strong administrative and marketing background.
•Experienced crisis intervention counselor, mediator, and negotiator.
•Credential and experienced faculty adjunct professor, and educator.
•Knowledge of JCAHO Article 28 & Article 31 Regulatory Regulations, Infection Control, HIPPA & OSHA. 
 
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
•Clinical Therapist, Family Counselor & Medical Social Worker.
•Assessment & Treatment Planning.
•Conflict Resolution/Hostage Negotiator.
•Grant Writer/Administrator/Manager and interim Police Planner and Researcher.
•Administrative & Clinical Program Coordinator/Director.
•Community Relations & Cross-Cultural Skills Experience.
•Adjunct Faculty Professor & Adult Education Instructor.
 
 
LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 
1996 – Present                      
Law Enforcement Officer
Coral Gables Police Department
•          Uniform Patrol Division (UPD)
-           Uniform Patrol Officer
-           Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T.)
-           Hostage Negotiator
•          Professional Standards Division (PSD)
-           Accreditation Manager
-           Interim Planning & Research Officer
-           Grants Coordinator/Manager
 
1991 – 1996                           
Law Enforcement Officer
University of Miami Public Safety Department
 
•          Uniform Patrol Division
-           Uniform Patrol Officer
•          Investigator/Detective
-           Internal Affairs Investigator
 
1981 – 1991                           
Law Enforcement Officer
Miami Police Department
 
•          Uniform Patrol Division (UPD)
-           Uniform Patrol Officer
-           Special Patrol Unit (S.P.U.) – Walking Beat
-           Pro-Active Unit – Undercover Operations
-           Administrative Assistant – Shift Commander
 
•          Community Relations Section
-           Community Relations Unit
 
•          Criminal Investigations Division (CID)
-           General Investigations Unit (G.I.U.)
-           Hostage Negotiator
 
•          Office of the Chief of Police
-           Staff Inspections Unit
-           Internal Affairs Unit
-           Custodian of Internal Affairs Record/Archives
           
 
MENTAL HEALTH EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 
2007– Present
SouthMiami Hospital - Social Work & Care Coordination      
GroupTherapist/Facilitator
-        Bereavement Support Group
-        Prostrate Support Group
-        Diabetic Support Group
-        Oncology & Radiation/Behavioral Medicine
-        Cardiac Rehab – Stress Management Support Group
 
2005 –Present
South Miami Hospital - Social Work & Care Coordination
Medical Social Worker/Case Manager (Per Diem)    
 
2001 – 2010
Marban Institute, Inc. – M.D.S.O. Program, Miami, Florida                              
Group Therapist/Facilitator    
 
2002 – 2004                           
Medical Social Worker (Per Diem)
Baptist Hospital – Home Health Care, Miami, Florida
 
2001 – 2002                           
Medical Social Worker (Per Diem) 
Gentle Hands Health Care Services, Inc.  Miami, Florida
 
2001 – 2002                           
Family Therapist/Crisis Hotline Volunteer
Switchboard of Miami, Inc.  Miami, Florida
 
1995 – 1996                           
Substance Abuse Therapist/ Program Coordinator
Charter Hospital Behavioral Health System, Miami, Florida
 
1996 – 1997                           
Group Therapist/Facilitator
Columbia Hospital Health System, Miami, Florida
 
1994 – 1996                           
Therapist
UniHealth Agency, Inc. Miami, Florida
 
1994 – 1996                           
Therapist/ Program Coordinator
Clinical & Developmental Institute, Inc.  Miami, Florida
(Partial Hospitalization Program)
 
1992 – 1993               
Program Director/Consultant
Northwest Dade Center, Inc. Miami, Florida
 
 
PRIVATE PRACTICE HISTORY
 
2006 – Present                       
Marriage & Family Therapist/ Clinical Social Worker                           
Counseling Network, Inc., Miami, Florida -www.counselingnetwork.org\
                                   
2005 – 2010                           
Marriage & Family Therapist/ Clinical Social Worker
Varona Counseling Services, Inc., Hialeah, Florida
 
2003 – 2005                           
Marriage & Family Therapist/ Clinical Social Worker
Counseling Services, Coral Gables, Florida
                                   
1994 – 1997                           
Marriage & Family Therapist
Lifeline Counseling Center, Pembroke Pines, Florida           
                                   
1992 – 1994                           
Marriage & Family Therapist           
COR Counseling Center, Miami, Florida
 
 
PRACTICUM & INTERNSHIP HISTORY
 
2000 – 2001                           
Clinical Social Worker                                 
Miami Behavioral Health Center, Inc., Miami, Florida
 
1999 – 2000                           
Social Work Counselor                                
Switchboard of Miami, Inc., Miami, Florida
 
1989 – 1990                           
Marriage & Family Therapist           
Catholic Family Services, Inc., Miami, Florida
 
1981 – 1983                           
Crisis Intervention Counselor           
Switchboard of Miami, Inc., Miami, Florida
 
1976 – 1977                           
Intake Counselor                                
Children & Family Services (Formerly HRS), Miami, Florida
 
 
EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 
2013– Present
AdjunctFaculty Professor                 
University of Miami – School of Education
 
1995 - Present            
Adjunct Faculty Professor                 
Miami-Dade College, Miami, Florida
 
1995           
Adjunct Visiting Professor  
Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
 
1994 - 1996                            
Adult Education Instructor/ Substitute Instructor    
Hialeah High School - Miami-Dade County Schools
American High School - Miami-Dade County Schools 
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ABSTRACT REVIEWER
 
2014
 
The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Annual Conference
Position: Proposal Abstract Reviewer
 
2013
 
The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Annual Conference
Position: Proposal Abstract Reviewer
        
                                               
MILITARY EXPERIENCE
 
1987 – 1995  
Petty Officer Specialist                                  
United States Coast Guard Reserve (Honorable Discharge/Gulf War Era)
 
 
CONFERENCE/PRESENTER EXPERIENCE
 
2014
 
Barry University - Professional Conference 2014
Miami Shores, Florida – March 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: (Theoretical Implications and the Characteristics of Bullies and Victims) - 1.5 Hours
 
Broward Crime Commission Conference - 2014
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
100 Fairway Dr - Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441 - April 11, 2014
 
Florida Association of Social Workers Conference 2014
Weston, Florida – June 12–14, 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: Theoretical Implications - 3.0 Hours
 
Florida Marriage and Family Conference 2014
Lake Buena Vista, Florida - June 14-15, 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: (Theoretical Implications and the Characteristics of Bullies and Victims) - 3.0 Hours
 
NASW 2014 National Conference
Washington, DC – July 23-26, 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: Theoretical Implications - 3.0 Hours
 
The Latino Social Workers Organization (LSWO)
National Social Work Conference 2014
University of Illinois Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois - October 16 thru 18, 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: Theoretical Implications
and Characteristics of Bullies and Victims

NASW-PA 2014 Annual Conferences
King of Prussia, PA - October 16-18, 2014
Monroeville, PA - November 6-8, 2014
Subject: School Bullying and Victimization: (Theoretical Implications and the Characteristics of Bullies and Victims) - 3.0 Hours

Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (BAMFT)
Sex, Love and Grief Muliti-Track BAMFT Conference 2014
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - November 8, 2014
 
2013
 
Florida Association of Social Workers Conference 2013
Orlando, Florida – June 6–8, 2013
Subject: Recovery from Infidelity (A Healing Process) - 3.0 Hours
 
The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon - October 17-20, 2013
Subject: "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again…" (The Surge of Suicide in the Military) - 3.0 Hours
 
Coral Gables Police Department - Training Section
Coral Gables, Florida – January 2013
 
2012
 
Florida Association of Social Workers Conference 2012
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – June 14–16, 2012
 
2011
                           
Latino Social Workers Organization (LSWO) National Conference
University of Chicago – April 7-8, 2011
 
Florida Marriage and Family Conference 2011
Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton, Florida – May 12-14, 2011
 
National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE)
San Francisco, California – May 31 June 1, 2011
 
Florida Association of Social Workers Conference 2011
Tampa, Florida – June 7-8, 2011
 
Florida Partners in Crisis Annual Conference & Justice Institute – 2011
Orlando, Florida - July 12-13, 2011
 
2010
                                   
CMHS National GAINS Center Conference
(The Center for Mental Health Services)
Orlando, Florida - March 18, 2010
 
Latino Social Workers Organization (LSWO) National Conference
University of Chicago – April 9, 2010
 
Florida Marriage and Family Conference 2010
Deerfield Beach, Florida – May 2010
 
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International Conference - 2010
San Antonio, Texas – June 2010
 
Florida Counseling Association Conference 2010
Miami, Florida - October 10, 2010
 
2009 
                          
Florida-National Association of Social Workers - Miami-Dade Unit
 
Florida Department of Corrections – Miami-Dade Re-Entry Task Force
Subject: Mental Health Transitional Support Workshop
 
Crisis Intervention Team of South Florida – Hialeah Police Department
 
Crisis Intervention Team of South Florida – NOVA Southeastern University
 
Florida Association of Social Workers
Subject: Crisis Intervention
 
Florida Association of Marriage & Family Therapist
 
2008        
                   
Florida Association of Social Workers
 
Miami-Dade – Linking Forces Conference
 
 
PROFESSIONAL FLORIDA CHAPTER AFFILIATION
 
National Association of Social Worker (NASW-FL)
Tallahassee, Florida
Position: Vice President - State of Florida - Present

Barry University School of Social Workers - http://www.barry.edu/
Conference Planning  Council
Miami Shores, Florida
Position: Conference Committee Member - Present

Barry University School of Social Workers - http://www.barry.edu/
Miami Shores, Florida
Position:School Advisory Council Member - Present
 
Barry University Alumni Association - alumni@mail.barry.edu
Miami Shores, Florida
Position:Alumni Association Volunteer - Present
 
Miami-Dade Chapter – Marriage and Family Therapy - miamidadechapter.vpweb.com/
Position: President- 2011- Present
 
Miami-Dade Unit – Social Workers
Position: Chair Miami-Dade Unit - 2011- 2013
Position: Co-Chair Membership Steering Committee - 2009- 2013
 
Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (FAMFT) -http://www.famft.org/
Position: Member-at-Large Board Member - 2013 - Present
 
Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (FAMFT) -http://www.famft.org/
Position: Student Associate Representative - 2011 - 2013
 
NASW Specialty Practice Section – Administration/Supervision Committee - Electronic Professional Journal
Washington, D.C.
Position: Committee Member - 2011 - 2013
 
South Florida – Society for Social Work Leadership Heath Care (SSWLHC)
Position: Active Member
 
Miami-Dade Medical Reserve Corp
Position: Volunteer
 
Miami-Dade College – Single Stop Mentoring Program
Position: Volunteer Mentor
 
 
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS
 
2014
 
National Association of Social Workers FL (NASW-FL) Newsletter
Publication:The Other Side of the Couch: A Social Workers Perspective
Issue: January 2014
 
2013
 
Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (FAMFT) Newsletter
Issue: September 2013
 
National Association of Social Workers FL (NASW-FL) Newsletter
Issue: August 2013
 
2012
 
National Association of Social Workers FL (NASW-FL) Newsletter
Publication:Marriage and Family Therapy: A Practice-Oriented Approach A Review
Issue: November - 2012
 
National Association of Social Workers FL (NASW-FL) Newsletter
Publication: SupervisionWhat is it Good ForAbsolutely Everything?
Issue: November - 2012
 
NASW Specialty Practice Section Newsletter:
Administration/Supervision Committee
Issue 1 - Summer 2011 Journal
 
NASW Specialty Practice Section Newsletter:
Administration/Supervision Committee
Issue 2 - Winter 2011 Journal
 
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
National Association for Social Workers - Florida Chapter (NASW-FL)
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (AAMFT)
Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (FAMFT)
American Counselors Associations (ACA)
Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC)
Latino Social Workers Organization (LSWO)
National Association of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
National Association of Puerto Rican Hispanic Social Workers (NAPRHSW)
Association of Hispanic Mental Health Professionals, Inc. (AHMHP)
Clinical Social WorkAssociation (CSWA)
The Society for SocialWork and Research (SSWR)
American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW)
Council on Social WorkEducation (CSWE)
 
 
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
 
Ed.D., Counseling Psychology, 2013 - Argosy University, Sarasota, Florida
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, 2001 - Barry University, Miami, Florida
M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, 1990 - St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida
B.A., Psychology, 1988 - St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida
A.S., Criminal Justice Administration, 1983 - Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
A.A., Psychology, 1981 - Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
 
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