Focus on Empowering Individuals: Providing, & Provided, Training and Decision-Making Strategies to Increase Responsibility to Increase Responsibility & Accountability, with Follow Through Expected. Identify Barriers that Interfere

with Success & the Choices that Effect Their Future. 

 






My Background:
     •    Professional training and education in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health and Theology
     •    Professional experience in school, private sector, clinical, hospital, law enforcement, adjudication, incarcerated, 
           corporate and community settings
     •    Proven ability to initiate, maintain and develop positive working relationships
     •    Coordinated and lead Crisis Intervention teams and facilitated Crisis Management with Law Enforcement &
           Paramedics, within families & in public settings

  
Education:
     •    Accepted as Doctoral Candidate                                                                                                     2002

           Life Christian University

     •   Master of Science in Social Work                                                                                                     1988

          University of Texas at Arlington                                                                                          

     •   Bachelor in Social Work                                                                                                                   1986

          University of Texas at Arlington                                                                                         
     •   Bachelor of Art in Theology (+SW Master’s Degree - Ordained)                                                        2001
          The River Bible Institute

 

Training:
     •    Thirty Hour Domestic Violence/Victims Training                                                                             1994
           YWCA

     •   Fifteen Hour SAFECHOICE Domestic Violence Victims’ Issues Training                                              1994
          YWCA
     •   Domestic Violence Training for Perpetrator Treatment                                                                    1993
          WA Association of Domestic Violence Perpetrator Intervention Providers

     •   Helping Kids Prevent Violence                                                                                                         1992
          Program for Middle School Children

     •   Community Leadership Training                                                                                                       1991
         Yakima Chamber of Commerce

     •   Crisis Intervention Counseling and Referral Service                                                                         1985
          Family Service (accredited hotline of the American Assoc. of Suicidology)


Professional Experience:
          Business Owner of:

          TAILOR-MADE RESULTS, INC. Transition & Restoration After Incarceration                                   2006 - Present
                     Teach Life Skill Strategies to Overcome Obstacles for both Current & Future Concerns.

                     Provide Intensive Training on How To Change Their Image and then Teach Application 

                              Techniques with Strategies that Change Outcomes for Success. Within this Process We

                              Develop Prevention Strategies to Reduce Obstacles and Change Negative Behavior Cycles

                              that Effect The Quality of Life, in Family & in the Community.

                             The End Result: We Break the Cycle of Abuse and Reduce Recidivism.
          Marilyn Christopherson & Associates, Yakima, Washington                                                           1991 - 1997
                     Services Provided Included:

                     Clinical Psychologist (Provided Private & Contract Counseling & Therapy, &
                     Intervention/Prevention Treatment & Instruction Trainings)
                     Certified Domestic Violence Treatment Provider (Provided Private Classes &
                                Court Ordered Anger Management Treatment & Class Instructions)
                     Parent Education Classes Taught & Support Groups Made Available

                     Consultant in the White Swan school for MS & HS Principals & Superintendent
                     Liaison with School Officials, Tribal Police, Sheriff’s Dept, & ER HospitalPersonnel
                     Speaker on Intervention/Prevention Issues
                     Independent Contractor as the school “Crisis Intervention Specialist” for White

                                Swan Middle School & High School, Mt. Adams School District, on an American

                                Indian Reservation.Provided Crisis Intervention services for both schools,

                                MS/HS, and Co-Facilitated Drug Prevention Groups for entire 6th grade classes.

                     Private Contractor for the Dept. of Social Services, & provided a “custom”
                                designed Social Work and Nursing Program Service for DSHS Home Studies for

                                Yakima, WA., providing Assessment, Intervention, and feedback to both fields.

                                Provided Home-Studies for the courts and the Department of Social and Health

                                Services (DSHS)
                    Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) team member 
    ______________________________________________________________________________________________

Biblical Principles Are The Foundation Of All Programs

          ​​TAILOR-MADERESULTS, INC.

RESTORATION AFTER INCARCERATION​ 
(turn broken lives into productive lives)
TEACHING: ALTERNATIVE CHOICES AND SOLUTIONS & ADDRESSING BROKENNESS
  TRAINING FOR REENTRY INTO FAMILY & COMMUNITY​


Rev. Marilyn A. Christopherson, LMSW, ACSW
President/Founder of

TAILOR-MADE RESULTS, INC. A Non Profit Men's Ministry 
Transition & Restoration After Incarceration
cmarilyn@tailor-maderesults.org
817-913-1888



       


          McFadden Community Advisory Council Member (MCAC) & Secretary (temporary)                               2005 - 7/2014
          Instructor of Personal Development/Decision-Making/Consequences                                                     2006 - 2007
                     for the Texas Juvenile Justice Dept.(TJJD) Probation Programs at Fort Worth Office

                     & Dallas District Offices
          Guest Speaker for State Volunteer Resource Council for Texas Youth TJJD Conference                          2005 & 2006
                      A Conference for Strengthening Youth & Families,
                      and a voting delegate for the McFadden Council (MCAC)                                                           2009 - 2011
          Ministry to Seniors and Contract Personal Healthcare Provider                                                              2004 - 2009
          Chaplain at Huguley Nursing Home                                                                                                       2001 - 2011