PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

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CAROLYN GURE

Carolyn Gure is a licensed, independent clinical social work, assisting in the operation of a social work consulting and staffing agency in the New England region. Carolyn began her studies at Stonehill College, concentrating in sociology and psychology. She then continued her education in clinical social work at Boston College and obtained her MSW in 1985.  The focus of her social work career has been in the community setting assisting with psychosocial assessments, advocating for victims of domestic violence, managing protective services for Middlesex county, and assisting in the court system as a victim witness advocate. In 1994 Carolyn entered clinically into long term care facilities, initially as a Director of Social Work, then with WHJ Consulting Services in the year 2000. 
    Carolyn has extensive knowledge and background in state and federal regulations in long term care facilities, adult day health care centers, and home care agencies. She currently provides clinical supervision and consultation to WHJ social work consultants, social workers in long term care facilities, adult day health care, and VNA/Palliative and home care social workers. Additionally, she has expertise in policy development and the implementation of CMS and Department of Public Health regulatory compliance.  

     Carolyn’s specialty is in social work clinical supervision, substance use disorder counseling, psychosocial risk assessment, discharge planning, guardianship laws & procedures, and trauma informed care.
    Her professional goal of social work has always been and will continue to be assisting not only social workers throughout New England, but also assisting clients & resident’s and their families in problem solving techniques, identification of options, coordination of resources, and advocacy for a positive psychosocial well-being. 

WILLIAM H. JOHNSON

William H. Johnson M.A., M.S.W., currently maintains a healthcare consulting practice in the New England region. Mr. Johnson uniquely combines his years of experience and diverse professional background into an insightful perspective regarding the program development and regulatory challenges effecting contemporary organizations in the long-term care industry. He currently maintains independent clinical licenses for social work in Massachusetts and Connecticut, is a licensed nursing home administrator in Massachusetts, and is a certified field placement instructor for both undergraduate and graduate social work students. Having earned Master's degrees in both social work and behavioral psychology, Mr. Johnson is able to consult on a broad range of effective recommendations regarding clinical issues. Additionally, Mr. Johnson provides strategic leadership and organizational change consulting to numerous healthcare facilities. He frequently conducts educational seminars, and lectures extensively on a variety of critical healthcare topics including regulatory compliance, clinical intervention techniques for managing critical behavioral incidents, practice perspectives on risk management, and strategies for improving effective customer relations. Similarly, Mr. Johnson can be scheduled to conduct on-site executive leadership and supervision training for facility staff. His unique personal style facilitates the effectiveness of his seminar programs and professional interactions. 

 
 
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