Dorothea work for St. James and St. Michael Hospital in Newark, New Jersey for many years.  She decided to go back to school and become a case manager in 2003. She worked with HIV clients and Adults Mental Health in New Jersey; she was part of an organization called My Sister Keeper for several years.   She decided to relocated back to Washington, D.C in 2005 and work At Green Door Agency on the Housing and Outreach Team. She helped clients in finding housing, learning how to transition from halfway house, mental health hospital back into society.

If I make a difference in one life then it brings a chain reaction to change many lives 


          Dorothea Brooks was born in Washington, D.C. with a strongly religious family, military background, and she served on youth boards in church. She worked for the Department Defense in Washington, D.C. Parole Board, Juvenile Court, and Social Service(s). Dorothea always believed people deserved second chances, and not all people are bad, just sometimes make bad choices. She decided she wanted to go to nursing school after she had my first daughter. Dorothea graduated with Nursing Degree and worked at George Washington Hospital. She decided after having her second daughter that she wanted a change, so 5 years later she relocated to New Jersey in 1994 and worked in a crisis locked inpatient unit for mental health and detox unit for a day program for Catholic Community Service.

             

          Dorothea work for St. James and St. Michael Hospital in Newark, New Jersey for many years. She decided to go back to school and become a case manager in 2003. She worked with HIV clients and Adults Mental Health in New Jersey; she was part of an organization called My Sister Keeper for several years. She decided to relocate back to Washington, D.C in 2005 and work At Green Door Agency on the Housing and Outreach Team. She helped clients in finding housing, learning how to transition from halfway house, mental health hospital back into society.

        2006 she worked in Alexandria Virginia, for Residential Youth Service as a Program Director. She ran multi programs for young adults, youth, girls’ and boys’ home, crisis house, mother and child program, youth shelter. Dorothea was also an advocated for the youth and mental health population. She trained in job placement, budgeting, therapeutic groups, education training supported in a court hearing, and family therapy. Dorothea moved to North Carolina in 2013 due to her father retiring and dementia and needed her assistance. She has been working as a property manager and attending school for her Bachelor Degree in Marketing with a minor in Management. She has been on the President/Deans List, and currently an Honor Society recipient. Dorothea planned on being a consultant and opening her own business in Marketing. She lost her father on April 11, 2018, so people suffering from dementia and their support system plays a big part in her life.

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