Powder Springs, GA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013
Evidence-Based Associates (EBA), a national firm that works with state and local agencies to identify and implement evidence-based programs for at-risk youth, has hired Terri Barnes as project director. Barnes will be responsible for overseeing the company’s programs in the state of Georgia.
Barnes has 18 years of experience working in the human services field and has held a variety of roles including counselor, therapist, clinical supervisor and clinical director. Throughout her career, Barnes been a service provider, facilitator of community collaboration and an advocate for children and their families to ensure they have access to quality services.
Prior to joining EBA, Barnes was a family intervention specialist and clinician in which she provided community-based treatment for youth and family with complex clinical, social and educational problems. She was also a program director for organizations including Open Arms Group Home Inc. and Community Solutions Inc.
“We are excited to have Terri join our team,” says Dan Edwards, president of EBA. “With her vast experience in the social work field, we will be able to expand our operation in Georgia which in turn will allow us to help even more families and high-risk youth.”
Barnes received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Troy State University and a master’s degree in social work from Clark Atlanta University.
Evidence-Based Associates (EBA) is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of juvenile justice systems through the use of performance-based contracts. EBA works directly with policy-makers and professionals that serve high-risk youth by implementing new ways to reduce costs and improve outcomes for youth, their families and the communities in which they live.