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Charles S. Pohl, MSW,CGP
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
CGP Certified


License No:LCSW 716
License State/Country: ID
500 W Front St
Boise VA Medical Center
Boise, ID  83702-7231
(208) 422-1000 ext. 7535

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE


Education Master of Social Work - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, June 1981, Specialization in Clinical Practice/Direct Service and Research Bachelor of Arts - Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – June 1974, Psychology Major, Religion Minor Career Employment 8/01-Present Private Practice • Clinical Social Worker: Hays Street Counseling Center • Ethics Reviews, Idaho State Board of Social Work Examiners • Supervision Toward Clinical Licensure • Group Psychotherapy Supervision • 6/99–Present Boise VA Medical Center, Social Worker • Maintain caseload of individuals, couples, families and groups with mental health and substance abuse concerns • Coordinate MSW Intern Program: Group Training for MSW Interns and Psychiatric Residents • Staff Training and Conference Planning 6/92 – 6/99 Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Psychiatric Services, Coordinator of Therapy Services • Supervise inpatient social workers and recreation therapists • Conduct group therapy, perform individual and family assessments, individual, and family therapy • Program planning and implementation, Quality Improvement, coordinate admissions • Staff training and development 7/91 – 6/92 State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare, Family and Children’s Services Nampa, Social Work Clinician 1984 – 1991 Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Wesley Health Center – Clinical Social Worker/Supervisor/Program Manager – Social Work Outpatient Social Services 1986 – 1991 Private Practice Therapist – Office of Psychiatrist, Susan Tucker, M.D. 1984 – 1985 Columbus State Community College – Instructor, Mental Health 1983 – 1984 Southeast Community Mental Health Center – Social Worker, Inpatient and Outpatient 1982 – 1983 Salt Lake County Alcohol Counseling and Referral Services – Caseworker 1981 Salt Lake County Detoxification Center - Technician 1974 – 1979 Lehigh County Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Caseworker 1973 (Summer) Allentown State Hospital, Children’s Unit – Activity aide MSW Field Work 1980 – 1981 V.A. Outpatient Substance Abuse Clinic, Salt Lake City, Utah 1979 – 1980 V.A. Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Center, Salt Lake, Utah B.A. Field Work 1972 – 1973 Haven House (Partial Hospitalization Program), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Teaching Experience 2008 – Present: University of Washington Medical School, Department of Psychiatry Boise VA Medical Center, Psychiatric Residency Program • Clinical Instructor: Group Psychotherapy 2006 – 2016 Boise State University – Graduate School of Social Work • Social Work 577: Field Work Seminar 2016-2017 • Social Work 504: Interventions with Families and Groups 2011 • Social Work 586: Social Work with Groups, Spring 2007 & 2008 • Social Work 526: Evaluation and Treatment of Mental Disorders, Spring 2006 • Guest Lecturer in Group Process and Mental Health. 1984 – 1986 Columbus State Community College – Adjunct Faculty • Taught two courses: Basics of Psychiatry and Individual Choice and Change


CURRENT GROUPS:

These include two training groups: one for second year MSW Interns and the other for psychiatric residents in their PG 3rd and 4th years.


FUTURE/PLANNED GROUPS:

Will be co-facilitating a re-entry group for veterans being released from prison. This group is projected to start January of 2017.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

School: University of Utah
Year Graduated: 1981

GENDER: Male

PRACTICE DIMENSIONS:


Supervision/Consultation:
by phone
in person

TYPES OF GROUPS:

Mixed Adult Group

MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALTIES:


Depression

SCOPE OF GROUP PRACTICE:

Longer-Term Intensive Group
Longer-Term Supportive Groups
Group Supervision-Consultation

TREATMENT APPROACHES:

Family Systems
Interpersonal
Psychodynamic

 

ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS: