Steven Stone, Director, Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County
Steve Stone is the Executive Director of the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County. He has worked in the community mental health field for over 30 years. Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Arts in religion/education and a Master of Arts from Ashland Theological Seminary in counseling and psychology. He received his clinical training at the Cleveland Psychiatric Institute and Case Western Reserve University. He has also completed extensive post-graduate studies in Public Policy and Social Change at Union Institute and University.
Steve has worked in the public and private sector in in-patient and out-patient mental health settings; he was licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor with a Supervisory endorsement in 1989 and maintained a private counseling practice in Ashland for 15 years. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Ashland University and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Franklin University. Mr. Stone has served as the director of a not-for-profit behavioral health agency in Huron County. He completed the Mental Health Executive Leadership Program at Case Western Reserve University and is an approved Mental Health Mediator. Steve currently serves as the chair of the Regional Academy Committee of the Academy on Violence and Abuse.
Mr. Stone has been an active member of the Ashland community since moving there in 1979. He is a past-president of the Rotary Club of Ashland and past-chair of the Leadership Ashland Advisory Council. He is currently on the board of North Central State College where he served as board chair for 2 years and has served on a number of other community and non-profit boards.
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