Jimmy new executive director in Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, Olive Crest CEO Donald Verleur II named Jimmy Monaghan as the organization's new govt director in Nevada.

Monaghan has 18 years' trip as an alcohol, drug and intellectual fitness counselor, instructor and leader.

Over the previous six years, as pastor of care and mission for the Las Vegas' Canyon Ridge Christian Church, Monaghan led a group of two pastors, one place director, and 30 leaders accountable for a 300-plus-member Celebrate Recovery Ministry.


"I am excited that Jimmy has joined Olive Crest's government team," stated Verleur. "He will be main the new strategic imaginative and prescient of Olive Crest to serve extra young people and households in Nevada.  His management ride in the neighborhood and working with volunteers is quintessential for Olive Crest's expansion."

He additionally created the Fostering Life Ministry at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, one of 5 anchor church buildings in Las Vegas for Every Church Every Child. The church also has a foundational ministry known as Fostering Life and is an Olive Crest Nevada Safe Families church. The church hosts the Empowered to Connect convention yearly and helps nearby foster and undertake groups such as Olive Crest, Foster Connect, and Foster Kinship.

Monaghan's force to assist others partly commenced with his personal healing journey. At age 31, he entered recovery, stimulated by means of the delivery of his daughter, the first of his seven teenagers (four organic and three adopted). Through a 12-step program, faith, and with assist from his spouse Marna, of 22 years, who "got clean" the equal day he did, Monaghan progressed, a day at a time, to overcome years of addiction.

"Because of my non-public ride with addiction, which resulted in my personal infant being eliminated and positioned in foster care, and my subsequent healing and reunification, I'm in a special function to lead an corporation dedicated to retaining teenagers protected whilst having proper compassion for dad and mom who fighting with addiction," Monaghan said. Monaghan additionally clarified how he can resonate with the foster and adoptive households as he and Marna fostered for a yr and a half of earlier than adopting the three teenagers they have been fostering in February of 2020.

Before coming to Nevada, Monaghan labored in Colorado as dean of college students at Boulder Prep High School and assistant primary at Denver Justice High School.

Also, in Colorado. Monaghan opened two DUI training and remedy clinics and a graduate scholar medical education site.

Monaghan is a Denver native with a bachelor's diploma in liberal arts and social science from Colorado State University and a master's diploma in counseling psychology and counselor training from the University of Colorado-Denver. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. Moreover, Monaghan is a predominant and secondary supervisor for nation licensed interns in Nevada and is a principal supervisor for Certified and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors in Nevada. He holds counseling credentials from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (Master Addiction Counselor), the International Association of Trauma Professionals (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional), National Board for Certified Counselors (Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor), and the Center for Credentialing and Education (Nationally Approved Clinical Supervisor).

About Olive Crest

Since 1973, Olive Crest has changed the lives of extra than 100,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk youngsters and their families. The company works tirelessly to meet the man or woman wants of youngsters in disaster by using presenting protected and loving homes, counseling, and schooling for each childhood and parents.

Olive Crest's many revolutionary packages replicate a conviction that strengthening the household is the most effective way to assist heal children. With unwavering compassion, the Olive Crest household keeps a lifelong dedication to the childhood and the households it serves even after they have graduated from the organization's programs. 

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