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Robert Philip Blake

Robert Philip Blake, human services administrator, music therapist. Registered music therapist, 1979; certified therapeutic recreation specialist, 1979; licensed mental health professional, Washington, since 1988. American Humanist Educators Association Division grantee, 1989.

Background

Blake, Robert Philip was born on December 19, 1950 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Cameron and Marian Elsie (Barkman) Blake.

Education

Associate of Arts, Cabrillo College, 1971. Bachelor, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Arts, Goddard College, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy, Walden University, 1996.

Career

Music therapist Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, 1973-1976. Recreation therapist Veterans Administration Medical Center, Seattle, 1979-1980, Fairfax Hospital, Kirkland, Washington, 1979-1980. Clinical program director Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, Port Angeles, 1980-1994.

Executive director Alaska Center for Children and Adults, Fairbanks, 1995-1999. Student performer, composer Up With People, Tucson, 1967-1970. Founder, director People Helping People, Indianapolis, 1974-1977, The Logos Musical, Port Angeles, 1987-1995.

1st executive director Washington Association County Designated Mental Health Professionals, Seattle, 1981-1982. Involuntary treatment coordinator, Clallam County, Washington, 1983-1994. Presenter international workshops Association Care of Children in Hospitals, National Welfare Ministeries, American Personnel Guidance Association, 1974-1979.

Executive director The Logos Corporation, 1987-1995.

Religion

Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.

Politics

Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.

Views

Life is not about things, possessions, or money, but about relationships.

Membership

Treasurer Arctic Alliance, 1996-1998, vice president, 1998. Chairman Alaska-Cmty. Partnerships for Access, Solutions and Success, 1997-1998.

Member Up With People International Alumni (representative cast C-1968-1969), Fairbanks Sunriser's Rotary Club (international youth exchange director).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Recording studio, exotic birds and animals, music camp, timber farm, international performing group director.

Connections

Married Marva Lynn Basye, July 13, 1971 (divorced February 1983). 1 child, Heidi Kai; married Lois Ann Bleifus, November 20, 1983 (divorced March 1996). Children: Stephanie Fawn, Robert Joseph.

Married Susan Christine Seebode, July 25, 1998. 1 child, Joshua Rey.