Profile of Danita Stapleton
Dr. Stapleton has more than twenty-five years of professional experience in human services. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
During her professional tenure she has provided interventions and therapy for a diverse service population of adults and children, provided training to teach independent living skills, coordinated events and programs, tracked agencies’ performance and quality, as well as other works. She also has 18 years of supervisory and leadership experience, which has afforded opportunities to collaborate with key organizational members.
Dr. Stapleton earned her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Rehabilitation Services from Florida State University. Thereafter, she shortly returned there to earn her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She also received a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Policy and Law from Alabama State University.
In recent years Dr. Stapleton has presented at the following conferences: International Society of Educational Planners (2007), Alabama Conference on Social Work (2010, 2011), and the 25th Annual Conference of the Foster Family Treatment Association (2011). In addition to presenting at educational conferences, she is also a peer reviewer for the Council on Accreditation and is a board member for the Second Chance Foundation.