Laura Mc Cormick Lohr

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Corrections Counselor II

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility

Manage a case load of up to 24 youth: providing case management services; individual counseling; crisis management; treatment team leader for Mental Health and Special Management Units; facilitating cognitive behavioral classes; maintaining contact with community case managers and family of all youth; serve as a segregation review board when necessary; offer individual substance abuse counseling when necessary; attend IEP with youth when scheduled; serve as a member of Program Enrollment Committee; facilitate and lead program planning conferences; meet with psychiatrist and youth when scheduled; and co-facilitate group psychotherapy with psychologist.  

Mar 2000 - Present

Case Management Specialist

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility

Case management services for case load of 30; aftercare counseling; substance abuse counseling; facilitate substance abuse and other psycho-educational classes.


Aug 1994 - May 1998

Bachelor of Arts

Fort Hays State University

Major is Sociology with an emphasis in Criminal Justice.  Graduated Cum Laude and a member of the International Sociological Honor Society.  Earned certification as a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Aug 1992 - May 1993

Associates in Applied Science

Barton County Community College

Graduated Cum Laude and earned membership into the National Honor Society. 



Group facilitator

Have facilitated group with male juvenile offenders as well as co-facilitated psychotherapy groups with agency psychologist.

Treatment Team Leader

Treatment team leader for mental health team as well as general population within the juvenile correctional facility. 

Class Facilitator

Facilitated psycho-educational courses including courses addressing anger management and cognitive skills training, as well as substance abuse.


Laura McCormick-Lohr


2900 Paseo Drive Great Bend, KS 67830(620) 603-6046

ObjectiveTo obtain employment in the field of Social Work and to expand on

experience therein.

EducationMaster’s in Social Work.May 2012

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS GPA 4.0

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology; emphasis in Criminal Justice

ProfessionalLarned Juvenile Correctional Facility, Larned, KS

ExperienceMarch 1, 2001 to Present

1/01/2007 to present

Social Services Department: Corrections Counselor II

·Treatment Team Leader for Mental Health, Special Management, and Segregation Units; Case Load 16 to 24 youth

·Facilitate psycho-educational classes; Sex Offender Relapse Prevention class

·Primary liaison between the facility and those in the community involved in the youth’s progress, including the court and community corrections

·Provide direct clinical services for youth on caseload

·Co-Facilitate Unit Therapy Groups

·Licensed Addiction Counselor


Case Management Specialist/Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor

·Substance Abuse counseling; individual and group

·Facilitate Substance Abuse classes

·Review and/or screen Substance Abuse Referrals from other Juvenile Correctional Facilities

·Provide substance abuse assessments on new admissions

·Aftercare Case Management Services

·Intermittent Supervision of RSAT Department

InterestsHorseback riding, reading, rescue/treat abused animals, collect music boxes

Languages12 college hours of proper Spanish


Interested in Animal Assisted Therapy and willing to earn certification in this area.  Enjoy working with and rescuing animals.  Proficient with horses and small animals. 


To be employed by an agency that directs services to children, adolescents, and/or the elderly.  I would also like the opportunity to work in a medical setting providing services to patients and families. 



Licensed Addictions Counselor

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board