Friday, December 5, 2014

Dr. Barnes' seminar students visit Akeela House

L to r: Dr. Allan Barnes, student Michael Batch,
Akeela Lead Counselor Kimberly Hawkins,
student Nikki Pettey, and student Kristen Benge.
Students in the Seminar in Criminal Violation course taught by Dr. Allan Barnes, Justice faculty, took a field trip to Akeela House in November. Students met with Kimberly Hawkins, Lead Counselor, and with residents in Akeela's substance abuse program.

Akeela is a non-profit behavioral health care provider founded in 1974. Among the many services provided by Akeela are prevention services in 18 communities, prison-based substance use programs, and outpatient mental health services.