Graduating Class: 2022
Industry: Social Impact/Community Service
My name is Dara Goldsby, I am a wife of 35 years and a mother of three beautiful children. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, I attended McGlone Elementary School, Montbello High School, and Arapahoe Community College. I later move to Utah, where I began to pursue my Batchelor degree in psychology attending Weber State University. I also received counseling certifications from Ignite Change Counseling, and Metropolitain Academy for Behavioral Health in Denver Colorado. I am an author of three books, a business owner of a non-profit in Aurora Colorado as well as an Executive Director. My professional career is a supervisor, therapist and Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS). I currently use my personal and professional skills and experience to help my clients overcome present and past traumatic life events. As a mental health first aid provider, minister and community outreach ambassador, I also use my professional services, gifts and talents to mentor, embrace and enhance the life of others.
Professional education and training as a Certified Addictions Specialist/counselor and therapist. CAC I and CACII training and certifications were provided by Dr Marjorie Lewis. Education was provided at Metropolitain Academy for Behavorial Health, Center for Community Excellence and Social Justice. Denver, Colorado. Professional counseling and certifications were also provided by Ignite Change Counseling. Denver Colorado.
Certified Addictions Counselor – 2016
Certification – Mental Health 2020
Certification – Interlock Enhancement Counseling 2022
Certification – (DUI) Driving With Care, treatment and education for underage impaired drivers 2022
Certification – (DUI) Driving With Care, treatment and education for adult impaired drivers 2022
I have over 15 years of professional work experience as a business owner and Executive Director of a nonprofit organization, Caring & Sharing Community Resources and Transformation Center. Specializing in community service, intervention, youth, addiction counseling, client services, basic human needs and direct services as well as supervision and management.
Transforming Your Mind (2022)