About Duane

Duane M Duhon LPC

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Duane is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a proven leadership record in a spectrum of administration and ministry. He has acquired a wide range of professional experience having varied experience with supervision and oversight of individuals, groups, facilities and equipment that required self-directed work performance.

Duane's outstanding interpersonal skills are evident in his effective conflict resolution for both individuals and groups.

You can email Duane directly: duhony@comcast.net

Clinical Experience

Outpatient Therapist

Cherry Health: Leonard Street Counseling Center

Grand Rapids, MI

September 2019 – Present

  • Responsible for the direct provision of assessment and treatment of assigned clients

  • Maintain timely clinical documentation

Psychology Instructor - Adjunct Faculty

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI

September 2016 - Present

  • Provide lectures and teaching

  • Administer testing and grading

Pastor

City View Baptist Church
October 2016 - September 2019

  • Teaching/Preaching for Sunday services

  • Lead ministry team meetings

  • Provide counseling for individuals/couples

 

Direct Support Professional

Hope Network

October 2012 - September 2019

  • Assist in implementing Person Centered Plans and behavior plans

  • Oversight and care to individuals in a residential program

  • Role modeling appropriate behavior and psycho education of daily living

 

Resident Care Provider

Pine Rest Interactions Unit
February 2012 - September 2013

  • Direct supervision and inter-active treatment to individuals in a residential program

  • Assist in implementing Person Centered Plans and behavior plans

  • Provide evaluation and psycho education in areas of daily living skills or independent living skills to enhance the resident's ability to reach his/her highest level of independence

Counseling Intern

Hope Network
January 2012 - July 2012

  • Lead group counseling sessions

  • Provide individual counseling sessions

  • Facilitate group activities

Senior Pastor

Berean Baptist Church
September 1997 - February 2012

Leadership Initiatives:

  • Provide effective leadership, strategic direction and business planning for organization

  • Establish performance and productivity standards for staff

  • Promote open communication between staff and management to achieve strategic implementation of new initiatives and changes to policies and procedures

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct worship services in a variety of settings and perform wedding and funeral ceremonies

  • Counsel individuals and couples whose personal, emotional and spiritual circumstances are interfering with their ability to function at the desired level

  • Visit and provide spiritual guidance and care to individuals

  • Facilitate the annual strategic planning process including evaluation of ministry performance, review of mission and core values, and development of key objectives

  • Assist in the establishment of annual budgets

Education

 

Masters of Community Counseling  2012

Western Michigan University
Grand Rapids, MI

Masters of Theology (Th.M.)  1990

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Grand Rapids, MI

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)  1987

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Grand Rapids, MI

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

  • Who's Who Among American Colleges
    and Universities 1986

Bachelors of Religious Education  1983

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

  • New Testament Greek Award 1983

Volunteer Experience and Affiliations
  • Ordained by American Fellowship Church & American Marriage Ministries

  • Mentor for the Contextual Learning Center - Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

  • Golden Key International Honour Society

  • Northview High School Athletic Booster
    2001 - 2005

  • Northview Public School Sex Education Committee
    2003 - 2005

  • Northview Public School Volunteer
    1995 - 2005, 2014 - Present

  • Grand Rapids Public School Volunteer
    1989 - 1995, 2015  2017