Bruce Mufson LCSW

Areas of Specialty
• Sexual Abuse/Offending
• Bipolar Disorder
• FAS/FAE
• Prevention Awareness • RAD
• Substance Abuse
• ADHD
• Clinical Writing and Reporting
• Melding Technology and Mental Health

Education Master of Social Work
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia September, 1993 - May, 1995
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
August, 1983 - May, 1987
Experience Clinical Social Worker Las Vegas, Nevada September, 2000-Present
Desert Willow Treatment Center

• Have provided therapeutic intervention services to thousands of children, adolescents, and adults using individual, family, and group treatment. Included were children and teen survivors and the perpetrators of sexual abuse and incest. The patients I see are the most severe in the entire state.
• Qualified as expert witness by the District Attorney and Public Defenders Office. I have testified in court on the issue of sexual and physical abuse, FAS/FAE and RAD.
• Have helped to update the Sexual Offender (SO) Program, by writing new assignments to meet clients, changing behavioral needs and reflecting new uses of technology.
• Unit of fourteen beds is at capacity over 90% of the time due to consistent recruitment by me of new patients throughout the state.
• Responsible for yearly billings of 2.5 million dollars based on 90 day assessments written.
• Only 3% of juveniles in the SO program that have completed the program have offended again. This is the lowest recidivism rate in the country for this type of program.
• Have written numerous clinical assessments for the Clark County Court System. These assessments have been used by judges, lawyers and parole and probation officers to determine placement.
• I have always carried the largest number of cases in the hospital due to work being recognized as the best, with excellent clinical outcomes.
• Supervised Master's level social workers during their internship.
• Highly competent with all guidelines in regards to JACHO, through onsite inspections. My paperwork was noted for being clear and concise.
• Understand all aspects of Medicaid and managed care.
• Asked on a regular basis to assess patients in detention regarding their treatment needs. I am regarded as the most experienced SO clinician in the entire division.
Maple Star of Nevada Foster Care Agency March 2003-Present
• Provided foster families information on mental health issues as they related to their foster children, first time this had ever been done.
• Used by agency to help penetrate new markets and assess clinical needs throughout the state. Able to work independently and alone due to overall competence and ability to get job done.
• Lead Clinician in working with women and families that transition from homeless shelter to Section 8 housing. Multiple women are now working toward independence. Community Service Activities • Lectured at Domestic Violence Conference on Understanding the Affects of Sexual Abuse On Adolescents.
• Panel Member at UNLV Social Work Day on Cognitive Approaches to Treating Sexual Offenders.