Meet The Team
Jorge Vasquez M Ed. LCDC-I
Supervised By Rachel Alizadeh
M.ED In ESL LCDC-I He is the Atlas Counseling and Education LLC Administrator/ Instructor as well as Texas Certified Educator. Jorge currently works with Special Needs Children with Autism in a local ISD. Jorge is certified TDLR certified to teach the DOEP, DWIE, DWII and other non-state regulated courses. Jorge is a LCDC-I and hopes to continue assisting people in need reach their goals for recovery.
Lusana Darnell MEd. LPC-A
Supervised by Angela Hesselbrock
Lusana completed her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from University of Maryland, European Division
UK and her Masters of Education in Psychology from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.
She spent 5 years working for John Peter Smith Hospital at Trinity Springs and adolescent inpatient unit
working with adolescents ages 13 to 17 and a year at Lena Pope Home as a Family Specialist Intern.
After working for JPS and Lena Pope H, Lusana received her teaching certification and taught 2 nd grade
for 6 years. For the past 9 years, Lusana has worked as an elementary counselor in Everman Lusana has
worked with both families, adolescents, and young children. She has provided individual, small group,
and family counseling. She has a broad range of experience and enjoys working with all ages of
individuals. She focuses on the following areas:
• Individuals with Special Needs
• Anxiety Disorders
• Self-Harm Behavior
• Complicated Grief Reactions
• Anger and Stress Management
• Trauma and Abuse
• Family and Relationship Issues
• Children/Adults with Special Needs
• Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction
• Group Psychotherapy
• Behavioral and Discipline Challenges
• Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues
Lusana’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of
ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Services can include individual, couples, family,
and group therapy.
Emmanuel Ngong MEd
M.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, LCDC, DWI-E Instructor. He is passionate about community-based organizations culturally competent primary with health care services to a wide range of vulnerable populations struggle with addictions and substance related behavioral disorders. He facilitates groups and individuals counseling sessions in person as well as telehealth. He is licensed program instructor for DWI-Education for court ordered and voluntary clients within Texas.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon - Fri: 8am- 6pm
Sat: 8am - 6pm
Enrollment and Payment Instructions
Step 1- Enroll in Class/ Counseling Session using the Registration link provided in the description paragraph.
Step 2- Book the Class/Session in the area below. A receipt of payment will be sent to your email.
Step 3- Download the Google Meet app and create a profile if needed.
Please contact us if we may be of any assistance.
This class is for individuals who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony drug offense. This class will satisfy the requirement for education because of a suspended driver’s license. The standardized program is 15 hours in length taught in five days, three-hours a day. It is designed to educate participants on drug abuse. Upon successful completion of the program the individual will receive a certificate to present to the department of public safety to obtain their driver’s license.
DWIE 1ST OFFENSE
This standardized 12-hour program targets individuals with a first-time DWI conviction and is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The curriculum includes three 4-hour educational sessions usually completed during a three-day time frame.
OBSTRUCTION OF ROAD WAY
6 Hr. Course
OBSTRUCTION OF A HIGHWAY
$25 PER SESSION
DWI Intervention 16 Sessions
Tuesdays and Thursdays
This standardized program is 16 hours in length and is designed for multiple DWI offenders and/or others who have alcohol/drug-related problems for which the first offender program was not designed to address. The program's purpose is to intervene in the alcohol/drug abusing lifestyles of the offenders in order to encourage entry into treatment were indicated as well as to prevent further substance abuse-related problems. We ask that you pay as you go $25 per class session. The course consists of an orientation class and 15 individual classes.
$ 25 PER CLASS
Anger Management 6 hr
Saturdays @ 8am-9am
Our anger management course shows students the way to inner peace. We do promote healthy anger coping skills or healthy communication styles.
$25 ( PER SESSION)
Parenting 6 hr.
Saturdays @ 10am-11am
$15 ( PER SESSION)
Positive Teen Group
Victim Impact Panel
Before you register...
Please it is your responsibility to verify if this course meets court or probation office standards.
Please note that you will only receive a copy of your certificate of completion via the email address that you provide.
Please understand that the cost to access the panel, quiz, and receive your certificate of completion is $40.00 paid via debit/credit card.
Please be aware that the panel may last for up to two hours and includes a 5 question quiz. You will be asked to finish the survey once you have started.
Version en Espanol
Substance Abuse Evaluations (SAE)
In-State of Texas Out-State of Texas
COUNSELING & SUPPORT
Supportive Outpatient Program
Currently, we only doing VIRTUAL groups
Orientation and Registration
The orientation fee is $25.00
No appointment needed for orientation.
Mondays 7pm-9pm. VIRTUAL
Total group sessions 20, Cost per each session :
$25.00 plus 3 individual sessions, cost per session $40.00
plus 3 Urine analysis, $15.00 each.
Registration session $25.00
Arrival time is at least 10 minutes early
No late Arrivals
These suspensions are in effect until terminated by the Office of the Governor or until the March 13, 2020 disaster declaration is lifted or expires. In accordance with Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Office of the Governor has granted TDLR’s request to suspend the following provisions:
Rule Provisions to be Waived for All Offender Education Programs Listed
Waive 16 TAC §90.43(b) regarding “Each instructor must be physically present in the classroom with all of the participants for each class.”
Waive 16 TAC §90.48(a) and (f) applicable to Classroom Facilities and Equipment to allow for the provision of program instruction from certified providers to offenders through remote classroom instruction.
Statutory Provision Waived for Drug Offender Education
Waive Texas Transportation Code §521.374(a) as it relates to the word “attend” if it would require an offender’s physical presence in a classroom setting to receive program instruction related to a drug education program under this statute, or TDLR rule. Clarify that “attend” may include the provision of program instruction to offenders from certified providers via remote classroom instruction.
Statutory Provision Waived for DWI Education Program
Waive Code of Criminal Procedure Article §42A.403(a) as it relates to the word “attend” if it would require an offender’s physical presence in a classroom setting to receive program instruction related to a DWI Education program authorized under this statute, or TDLR rule. Clarify that “attend” may include the provision of program instruction to offenders from certified providers via remote classroom instruction.
Statutory Provision Waived for DWI Intervention Program
Waive Code of Criminal Procedure Article 42A.404(a) as it relates to the word “attend” if it would require an offender’s physical presence in a classroom setting to receive program instruction related to a DWI Intervention Education program authorized under this statute, or TDLR rule. Clarify that “attend” may include the provision of program instruction to offenders from certified providers via remote classroom instruction. www.tdlr.gov