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As a therapist Chris believes in strengthening treatment approaches through empathic engagement, incorporating a combination of client-centered strength-based philosophies and respective therapeutic interventions. Organically forming an atmosphere of unconditional positive regard; he seeks to instill a sense of warmth, safety, and security along the path of client self-realization. Chris also brings with his social work practice a collectively driven approach across multiple disciplines; teaching his clients how to identify and implement long-term strategies to cope with issues and overcome challenges for achieving optimal potential and success. His treatment styles are adaptably designed to be formulated working from a whole systems perspective, and where applicable, the integration of practitioners across multiple disciplines providing the highest quality of care for his clients.
Christopher M. Dickson is a Licensed Social Worker specializing in Mental Health and Trauma. He received his Master of Social Work Degree with a concentration in Mental Health and Trauma from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. He earned dual undergraduate degrees as a double major having received a Bachelor of Science Degree of General Studies with concentration in Applied Behavioral Sciences and Psychology designation from Charter Oak State College located in New Britain, Connecticut, while dual enrolled at Colorado State University’s School of Social Work, College of Health and Human Sciences earning a Bachelor of Social Work, located in Fort Collins Colorado,
Chris currently holds multiple active graduate-level CITI training certifications in Human Subjects Research recognized by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) from the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, which is dedicated to serving the training needs of colleges and universities, healthcare institutions, technology and research organizations, and governmental agencies, as they foster integrity and professional advancement of their learners. These areas of focus include but are not limited to the following: International Research; Biobanks and Databases; Genetics Research; Children; Community Engagement; Illegal Activities and Undocumented Status; Pregnant Women; Fetuses and Neonates; Older Adults; Prisoners; Subjects Critically Ill or at End of Life; Subjects who are Decisionally Impaired; Subjects who are Socially or Economically Disadvantaged; Subjects with Physical Disabilities; Gender and Sexual Diversity; Workers and Employees, etc.
Integrated in with Chris’s professional practice, he is postgraduate researcher completing his Licensed Clinical Social Work requirements, while pursuing a Doctorate of Social Work promoting Social Work's 8th Grand Challenge; “Harnessing technology for social good". His research topic informs practice about the ethical considerations for macro-level social work examining the advanced uses of technologies evolving healthcare delivery and administrative process. His research seeks to identify and address the potential disparities across networks aggregating data in virtual environments. A system's theory approach is used to investigate current policies and laws governing both clinical and administrative uses of advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics. Chris’s previous professional experience includes corporate level security, human resource management, communication technology, and information management for the U.S. Military
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