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Bettie Jones Smith

Bettie Jones Smith, American mental health service professional. Certified counselor, CCSW, LMSW, Low Pin Count.

Background

  • Smith, Bettie Jones was born on July 23, 1951 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Henry Evans and Jannie Mae (Mays) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, Talladega College, 1972. Master of Science in Psychology, Auburn University, 1975.

    Career

    • Development disability coordinator Piedmont Area Mental Health Center, Monroe, North Carolina, 1974-1980. Social and rehabilitation counselor HRS Services, Lakeland, Florida, 1980. Psychologist Peace River Center for Personal Development, Bartow, 1980-1981.

      Academic and student counselor Denmark (South Carolina) Technology College, 1981. Psychologist South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, 1981-1986. Case services supervisor South Carolina Continuum of Care, Bamberg, 1986-1991.

      Home based services section head Cardinal Mental Health Group, Inc., Fayetteville, North Carolina, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified counselor, CCSW, LMSW, Low Pin Count.

    Politics

    The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Volunteer Citizens Against Sexual Assault, 1983-1990. Correspondent secretary Orangeburg Democratic Women, 1986-1990. Member American Association of University Women (vice president Orangeburg chapter 1986-1989), South Carolina Association Counseling and Development, South Carolina Multicultural Counseling and Development (recording secretary 1989), United Negro College Fund of Fayetteville, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Henry Evans Jones
    • mother: Jannie Mae (Mays) Jones
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    Born July 23, 1951
    (age 66)
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