Chris Jones & Associates, LLC

Chris Jones & Associates, LLC

About Us

Chris Jones, LCSW-C, LISW-CP

Chris Jones, LCSW-C headshot
Education:
• K-12: Graduate of Montgomery County Public Schools
• Bachelor of Science: Major in psychology, minor in sociology from Charleston Southern University (2006)
• Master of Social Work: Clinical concentration and a specialization in behavioral health from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (2008)
• Doctor of Social Work: Clinical practice and leadership from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2024 expected, currenly in progress)
Credentials:
• Maryland: Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C)
• South Carolina: Licensed Independent Social Worker - Clinical Practitioner (LISW-CP)
• Registered social work supervisor with the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
• Non-LCPC approved supervisor with the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
Professional Experience:
• The Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs: Alcohol and drug use treatment and research
• Hearts and Homes for Youth: Adolescent group home
• Maryland Choices: Coordinating community-based services for at-risk children, adolescents, and their families
• Sheppard Pratt Health System: Psychotherapy with adolescents, teenagers, and caregivers provided in the client's home, school, and in the community; served on the Employee Hardship Fund Committee and the LGBTQ+ Committee
Professional Memberships:
• National Association of Social Workers: (2006-present)
• National Alliance on Mental Illness: (2019-present)
• American Psychological Association: (2005 - present)
• Lifetime member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology (2004 - present)
Research Presented:
• Southeastern Psychological Association Conference: Atlanta Hilton (2006)
• National Conferences on Undergraduate Research: University of North Carolina, Asheville (2006)
Community Stewardship:
• Maryland Green Registry Member (2021 - present)
• Collaboration with Parent Teacher Associations and community advisory councils at local schools
Interests:
• Exercise and fitness
• Traveling
• Encouraging the advancement of social justice
• Advocating for the complex needs of children in foster care and the families that tirelessly support and care for them