- Project Mainstream
Presented on women's issues at their regional meeting in Chicago
to train medical students on addictions
- Real Choice Systems Change
Collaborative Project to develop consumer-driven approaches to
community integration of services for complex multi-system cases
such as mental illness, homelessness, developmental and physical
- Chicago Homeless Coalition
Collaboration for homeless addicted pregnant and parenting women.
- Women in Criminal Justice System
Collaborative Curriculum Development/training and consulting for
corrections and probation officers and staff in women's program.
- MISA Criminal Justice Clients - Training to help clients
to accurately assess and ignitve the motivators for MISA criminal
Illinois Residential Extended Care Association Founder and Past
President of association of providers of halfway houses, recovery
homes for substance abusers. Consultant to DePaul University on
Oxford House evaluation.
- MISA (Mentally Ill Substance Abusers)
Training/ technical assistance to MISA programs.
- Collaborative Projects with Domestic Violence
Facilitated focus groups and strategic planning for community
groups convening representatives from substance abuse, mental
health, domestic violence, sexual assault, primary care, housing,
and the courts.
- Child Welfare & Substance Abuse
Project Manager for Project SAFE and the DCFS Initiative, an award
winning child welfare and substance abuse collaborative project.
Under Maya's management SAFE maintained a 70% success rate.
- Infant Mortality Reduction Projects
Healthy Moms/Healthy Kids/ Healthy Start successful collaborative
infant mortality reduction initiatives.
- Collaboration W/ Department on Aging
Conducted focus groups with elderly substance abusers.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren project in Illinois.
Trains Case Managers for the Ill. Dept on Aging.
Training and technical assistance to programs with prevention,
early intervention and treatment services for adolescents in Illinois.
- Male Initiative
Consultant on the planning committee, focus groups, and long range
planning for special issue males, such as diverse cultures, homeless,
gay, disabled, mentally ill, criminal justice, adolescents, gang
Training of trainers and trains compliance monitors, technical
assistance and help desk for providers questions related to ASAM
- Compliance Monitoring
Training compliance monitors on rules, policies, and special populations.