Cappi Morgan Black CACIII, LCSW, MSW
2329 West Main St. Suite 205
Littleton, Colorado 80210
Phone: 303-741-2273
E-mail: cappi@littletowncounseling.com

Over twenty years of counseling experience specializing in the treatment of child and adolescent problems; special advocacy and divorce conflict; domestic violence and sexual abuse; family-of-origin issues; and drug and alcohol addiction.  Cappi created and implemented one of Colorado's first outpatient treatment programs for cocaine addicts.

 

EXPERIENCE Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1997 to present LittleTown Counseling, Littleton, CO

 

Adult specialization’s include:

       Couples/Marital counseling

       Effective parenting

       Special Advocacy

       Treatment of victims of domestic violence

       Posttraumatic stress disorder

       Family Therapy

       Loss and bereavement counseling

       Resolution of family of origin issues

       Depression and anxiety

       Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder

       Family Counseling

       Families Suffering from Addiction

 

              Specialize in the clinical assessment and treatment of children and adolescent problems, including

       Grief and transitions due to divorce

       Domestic violence victimization

       Defiant and oppositional behavior

       ADD/ADHD

       Bipolar and mood disorders

       Trauma and sexual abuse

       Obsessive and Compulsive disorder

       Family Counseling

       Families Suffering from Addiction


 

1995 to 1996    Child Therapist
Arapahoe County Mental Health/Children’s Division

 

       Counseled troubled and/or one parent families, adolescents, and children.

       Utilized play therapy to diagnose and treat primary school age children.

       Specialized in young children suffering from anger and attention deficit disorders, oppositional

       behavior, and the negative affects of divorce.

       Family Therapist for troubled teenagers and their parents in Sheridan Middle School evening

     program.

       Conducted psycho-social assessments on children and adolescents.

       Maintained records and treatment planning for 25 to 35 children.
 

1995 Bereavement Therapist
Hospice of Peace, Denver, CO

 

      Counseled individuals and family members experiencing loss and grief due to the loss of loved ones.

      Conducted psychosocial assessments of terminal patients.

      Facilitated life review sessions for terminal patients.

      Led group therapy sessions to educate families about the bereavement process.
   

1987 – 1995 Private Practice Psychotherapist
The Recovery Place, Denver, CO.

 

       Created and implemented an outpatient group therapy program for adult children from alcoholic families.

       Conducted psychosocial evaluations of all clients.

       Led group for adult women survivors of sexual abuse.

       Treated trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder.

       Conducted marriage and family counseling.

       Diagnosed and treated substance abuse.

       Individual counseling of adults and adolescents.
 

1981 – 1986 Primary Counselor
St. Luke’s Hospital Addictions Unit, Denver, CO

 

       Facilitated individual and group therapy for alcoholics and drug addicts on an outpatient basis.

       Presented educational lectures to clients in the program.

       Facilitated family therapy between clients and their families

       Conducted employer/employee conferences to transition employee back into workplace.

       Supervised college interns.

       Created and administered alcohol evaluations.

       Conducted intake interviews for incoming clients.

       Coordinated and monitored patient movement through one year of treatment following intensive

      out/inpatient care.

       Assessment of patient needs after intensive treatment, and assisted them in finding and utilizing

      community resources.

       Provided marriage counseling, and relapse prevention for clients after intensive out/inpatient

      treatment.
 

1979-1980 Music Therapist
Stockton State Hospital, Stockton, Calif.

 

        Caseload of 35 developmentally disabled children in a long-term residential state hospital

       Conducted music therapy with children and geriatric patients.

 

Education, Courses of Study

Masters of Social Work University of Denver, Denver, CO 1997 
   Recipient, 1997 Dorothea Spellman Award, University of Denver, for outstanding academic achievement
Seminar: "Divorce Mediation" CDR Center, Boulder, CO 1993
Bachelor of Arts, Music Therapy Colorado State University , Fort Collins 1980
Kent School Denver, CO 1968-1972

 

Volunteer Work

Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA) 1998 – present
Littleton Task Force for Domestic Violence 1997 – present

 

Certifications and Licensure

Licensed Clinical Social Worker University of Denver, Denver, CO 2001
Certified Mediator Transactional Analysis Institute, San Francisco, CA 1980

Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CAC) Level III (Senior), Colorado Department of Health

State of  Colorado, Alcohol and Drug Division 1981 to present

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