Bart has been a therapist at the farm since July 2011. He had a previous career as a healthcare foods manager for 25 years prior to completing his MSW in 2010. He had an opportunity to explore the field of social work with employment at the Shelter Association of Washtenaw county and at Alpha House, a homeless facility for families, while obtaining his graduate degree. Bart completed his internship with the University of Michigan’s Addiction and Treatment Services (UMATS) and has carried this knowledge into his current practice. During this experience his focus was in the provision of services to those with co-occurring diagnoses. Bart’s commitment is to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field of addiction have led him to explore Mindfulness practices including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
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Dawn Farm provides a continuum of quality services for men and women with drug and alcohol problems. Dawn Farm often provides a last hope for young addicts and alcoholics who have run out of options. Since 1973, Farm programs have offered help-never turning people away for lack of funds. Dawn Farm programs produce results. We measure short and long-term client success, client satisfaction and other program outcomes. We are constantly using evaluation measures to improve the quality and effectiveness of our services. Dawn Farm is a tax exempt, not-for-profit organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Programs are licensed by the State of Michigan and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
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The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.
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Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
Bart Catalfio, LLMSW - Therapist
Julie Boster, LMSW, CAADC - Clinical Team Leader
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Julie received a BSW from the Ohio State University. She earned a MSW from the University of Michigan in 2000. Julie started with Dawn Farm in 2004. She helped develop our Daybreak Program and worked as a therapist providing substance abuse treatment to adolescents and their families. She is a therapist in our adult residential treatment program now and recently became the Clinical Team Leader. Julie also supervises the Evening/Weekend Resident Aides. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time outdoors, being active with her two children, reading and traveling.
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