CHAT WITH A LAWYER: RON WORTHY ON T.H.R.I.V.E. YOUTH PROGRAM
Meet Ron Worthy
Currently, M. Ron Worthy, Juris Doctor, is a Principal of The Worthy Firm, LLC A Business and Mental/Behavioral Health Consulting Firm
2015-Current The Worthy Firm, LLC founded and created THRIVE TO WORK a workforce and entrepreneurial life skills program designed eradicate hopelessness, homelessness and joblessness in Urban Communities Nationwide.
2013-2014 The Worthy Firm, LLC was awarded a Business Consulting Contract with a large DC and MARYLAND BASED MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY WHICH CURRENTLY HAS CORES IN MARYLAND, DC, AND LOUISANA.
Principal of the Worthy Firm, LLC was appointed as Chief of Operations and Compliance Officer for Maryland, District of Columbia and offices in Louisiana
Assisted in establishing and extending the company’s mental health clinical program to the DC market in the District of Columbia (including increasing referrals and increasing client retention) Provided administrative supervision and oversight of over 150 staff and over 1500 clients and consumers Responsible for hiring and the administrative removal of Staff not in compliance with company policies. Provided direct supervision and oversight to all Psychiatric contractors, Clinical Managers, Directors, Interns, therapists, medical contractors PRP workers and Community Support Workers Member of Executive Team and Behavioral Health Strategic Planning Committee Member of the Implementation Team for all agency goals (including the roll out of electronic medical records system (Credible and ICAMMS), and the transition DBH-compliant documentation, and use of client-centered treatment model)
2000-2009 Williams Worthy, LLP, Principal Partner MD Litigation, Real Estate, Government Lobbying and Commercial Real Estate Corporate Practice -Represented over 100 Corporate Clients including civil ligation, corporate planning and formation. Former Legal Counsel to over 20 non-profit and governmental agencies including Prince Georges County Government; Town Attorney for The Town of Capital Heights, Maryland; Town Attorney for the Town of Fairmount Heights, Maryland; General Counsel to The Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission; General Counsel to The Prince Georges County Personnel Board
1997-2000 Prince George’s County State’s Attorneys Office Upper Marlboro, MD Assistant States Attorney and Media Relations, Responsible community based criminal prosecutions in the following divisions, traffic court, juvenile, major crimes, economic crimes, and narcotics, Hired and maintained intern program, mediation program, and community legal education programs to include the Law-abiding Citizen Program and Summer Camp Handled and created press releases for news worthy cases on behalf of the Office of the State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County
EDUCATION OF PRINCIPAL
University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor Degree, 1996 (currently not practicing in any jurisdiction)
Georgetown University, Paralegal Studies,1989
Johnson C. Smith University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1988
MENTAL HEALTH CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS
Attend and Completed Trauma Systems Therapy Training, Department of Behavior Health, DC Nov. 2014