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Work experience

Mar 2012Jan 2015

Mental Health Worker/Crisis Line

El Dorado County Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF)

Caring for clients admitted to a locked, 16 bed, acute, mental hospital. Answering NOC shift crisis phone.  Six bed community reentry program.

Mar 2004Dec 2009

Mental Health Worker

Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center (SCMHTC)

100 Bed, locked, county psychiatric hospital.

Feb 1998Jun 2002

Program Coordinator, Independant Living Skills Specialist.

Toby House Inc. Phoenix, Arizona.

Supervised 12 clients living semi independantly in 6 2bdrm apartments staffed from 8am until 8pm. Taught new hires documentation, medication management including 40 hours of medication training commonly used in the field, prevention and management of assaultive behavior, DBT, touch field therapy, creative group management, job training, community reentry, dual diagnosis, case management.

Mar 1989Dec 1994

CNA/Program Counselor

Eskaton American River Manor (EARM)

Worked with nursing staff and program staff in a 80 bed, sub acute, locked facility. Learned all aspects of caring for those with a mental illness.

Feb 1990Dec 1992

Mental Health Worker

Fair Oaks Hospital

40 bed Private Psychiatric Hospital.  Assisted those diagnosed with a severe mental illness. Assisted nursing department.


I have worked with the mentally ill population for over 28 years. Taken some college classes and accepted any and all training offered to me over the years. Always kept up on my state required in services & trainings.  I am passionate when it comes to working with the mentally ill population.


DeeAnna Dryer           El Dorado County (PHF)

Program Coordinator/Manager 

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Apr 1981Apr 1985

Heavy Duty Marine Diesel Engineer. Received GED in AIT training.

United States Army

Honorable Discharge


General Education

St Mels Catholic School