Darlene studied at Missouri Southern State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology. She has certifications in Clinical Supervision and has a CRADC. Darlene worked for Lafayette House for seven years and later served as a consultant for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in Washington, D.C. During that time, Darlene was also Executive Director of the Women’s Outreach council from 2005-2007. Before joining us here at City Pointe in spring of 2016, Darlene worked as the Operations Manager, Substance Use Disorder Counselor, and performed employment and financial counseling for residents at for H.O.U.S.E., Inc. in Webb City, MO from 2013-2016. Darlene has experience in grant-writing, non-profit fund-raising, and volunteerism for several local area non-profits. Darlene also has seven years background in financial accounting.