Mental health program manager George Green loses license for five years
May 31, 2012
On August 1, 2011, the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (AZBBHE) prohibited counselor George Green from engaging in the practice of behavioral health as a licensee and from claiming to be a licensee in Arizona.
He may not renew his professional counseling or substance abuse counseling licenses for five years.
According to the AZBBHE’s document, Green, who was the program manager at an agency (“Agency”) providing in-home behavioral health care to seriously mentally ill adults, failed to take appropriate action relative to an employee under his direction who was reported by a client as having made a number of sexually-related statements to her. The client reported that she was uncomfortable with the employee’s statements, fearful of the employee and did not want to received further services from him. The employee admitted he’s used “vulgar, sexualized language” during a recent in-home session with the client. Green failed to immediately contacted the Agency’s management or adult protective services.
Source: Entry on George Green, Adverse Action Tracking Form, Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, 2011.
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