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Camalla L Larson

38 E. Washington St., Ste. 3 • Kalispell, MT 59901 • 406-314-6313 •

Licenses and Certifications

  • LCSW, License# BBH-LCSW-LIC-12202, State of Montana, June 2015.
  • CMHP, Certified Mental Health Professional, License# CMHP-478, State of Montana, June 2013.


Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA

MSW in Social Work, GPA: 3.76

2011 – 2012

Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA

BSW in Social Work, GPA: 3.93

2009 – 2011

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

  • 12 credit coursework in suicide assessment, treatment, and prevention.
  • 12 credit coursework in addiction studies.


  • Foundations Alcohol & Drug Studies Certificate
  • Suicide Risk Assessment, Treatment & Prevention Certificate


Moving Forward Counseling & Coaching, Kalispell, MT Flathead

06/2015 – Present

  • Responsible for initial intake, biopsychosocial assessments, and diagnosis using DSM-V.
  • Provide individual/family psychotherapy to adults diagnosed with an SDMI and co-occurring disorder using ACT, DBT, SFT, and MI.
  • Provide individual/family psychotherapy to adolescents diagnosed with SED disorder using ACT, DBT, SFT, and MI.

Certified Mental Health Professional

Western Montana Mental Health, Kalispell, MT 59901

06/2013 – Present

  • Assess mental status, risk, and clinical needs of a person in distress.
  • Evaluate clinical need for hospitalization.
  • Evaluate need for admission to state hospital.
  • Provide written reports to county attorney and court and testify in court in civil commitment cases.
  • Provide consultation to hospital emergency room staff and to family, friends, and other providers of care to persons in acute distress.
  • Disposition/discharge planning of patients admitted to inpatient care.
  • Complete clinical records and reports according to established policy and procedure.
  • Provide emergency psychotherapy and supportive counseling via telephone.
  • Follow up on the status of persons in distress.
  • Search out and refer to community resources.

Medical Social Worker

Frontier Hospice, Kalispell, MT

06/2013 – Present

  • Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patients terminal illness and environment.
  • Carry out social evaluations and plan interventions based on evaluation findings.
  • Counsel patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.
  • Case management functions include providing information and referral services for organizations, patients, and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintain and develop contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patients and personnel.
  • Maintain clinical records on all patients.
  • Participate in development of the individualized plan of care and attend regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group and care coordination meetings.
  • Participate in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Participate in discharge planning of patients leaving care.

Outpatient Therapist

Western Montana Mental Health Center, Kalispell, MT 59901

06/2012 – 06/2013

  • Responsible for initial intake, biopsychosocial assessments, and diagnosis using DSM-IV-TR.
  • Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy to adults diagnosed with an SDMI and co-occurring disorder using ACT, DBT, SFT, and MI.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate service plans for individuals experiencing mental illness and co-occurring disorders within a multi-disciplinary team setting.

Master Level Intern/ICPC

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare/Idaho Child Welfare Research & Training Center, Coeur d’Alene, ID

03/2011 – 06/2012

  • Pre-placement visits, home studies, and post placement child seen visits.
  • Child seen visits for SED adolescents placed in residential treatment centers throughout Idaho, Washington, and Utah.
  • Engage clients and provide psychotherapy to assist them in working on grief and loss.
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team for placements, resources, and case plans for SED adolescents.
  • Collaborate with client and their residential therapist on treatment goals and progress.
  • Work with client on mastery of skills and coping mechanisms taught in residential treatment setting.

Graduate Assistant

Idaho Child Welfare Research & Training Center, Coeur d’Alene, ID

01/2011 – 07/2011

  • Organize PRIDE foster parent trainings.
  • Assist in organizing foster parent conferences.
  • Complete general office work as assigned.

Bachelor Level Intern

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare, Coeur d’Alene, ID

09/2010 – 06/2011

  • Experience in case management working with children who have been abused, exploited, or neglected.
  • Experience writing family case plans, independent living plans, court reports, social histories, and safety assessments.
  • Practice as a generalist social worker using the generalist intervention model, including engagement, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, termination, and follow up with diverse, at risk populations.
  • Practice using ecological theory, empowerment, and strength based perspective. Experience in case management.
  • Preform a variety of social work roles including advocate, broker, facilitator, educator, and case manager.


Spokane Mental Health, Spokane, WA

08/2009 – 02/2011

  • Provide crisis intervention and supportive listening to individuals in the community.
  • Link callers to proper community resources.
  • Log all calls properly within Spokane Mental Health computer system.
  • Prioritize callers and notify proper agency, caseworker, MHP, or crisis response services when appropriate.