Gani Folami, Ed.S, is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC) and has successfully completed Juvenile Sexual Offending Counselor Certification Program (JSOCC) at University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work. He is also an approved Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (S-LPC) by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling. He is a member of American Counseling Association and Alabama Counseling Association.

Gani has a Bachelor of Science from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in Criminal Justice and he received a Master of Arts in Agency Counseling from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He earned his Ed.S in Agency Counseling at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Gani worked as a Clinical Team Leader at JBS Mental Health Authority where he coordinated, implemented and delivered treatment services to severely emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children and adolescents and their families to prevent out of home placements. He was a Program Director at Glenwood Inc. where he coordinated and delivered various mental health/mental retardation services to the children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and their family members. He served as Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) and as Licensed Medicaid Eligible Therapist (LMET). In his capacity at Aletheia House, he assessed and implemented treatments for Adults who are in recovery for substance abuse. In his role as Clinical Therapist at Alabama Clinical Schools, he provided treatment to children and adolescents who are youth sex offenders. He was later promoted to Residential Director. Gani works with individuals, couples and families and his clinical areas of experience and expertise include: ADHA, addictions, depression, stress management, anger management, parenting, autism, sex offender, grief and loss, relationship issues, blended families and trauma.
 
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Gani Folami
, Ed.S., LPC, NCC, JSOCC, S-LPC, DCC
Employee Assistance and Couseling Center Counselor
Learn about the top 10 personal finance decisions you should make—plus one extra, for good measure.

Experience the Fall Financial Seminar this September, October and November, led by Kris Findlay, EACC Financial Counselor.

Session 1: Sept. 28, 2015, noon-1:30 p.m.; West Pavilion Conference Center Board Room
Session 2: Oct. 14, 2015, noon-1:30 p.m.;West Pavilion Conference Center Board Room
Session 3: Oct. 28, 2015, noon-1:30 p.m.;West Pavilion Conference Center Room D
Session 4: Nov 13, 2015, noon-1:30 p.m.; West Pavilion Conference Center Room D

This program is offered by the UAB EACC and is open to all UAB, UAB Medicine, VIVA and Homewood Board of Education employees. Space is limited; to register, please go to uab.edu/learningsystem to enroll for “Top 10 List- EACC” class under the Catalog tab. Please register for each session/class individually.

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Learn how to start a support team for a person you care about.

Director of UAB Pastoral Care Malcolm Marler and Support Team Network Manager R. Drexel Rayford will speak Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, from noon to 1 p.m. at the UAB Hospital West Pavillion Conference Center Board Room, sharing their method for training volunteers on how to use a disciplined team approach to help meet the practical, emotional and spiritual needs of families of persons with health care concerns. 

The program will cover how to:
  • Talk with a friend about the option of a support team;
  • Compile a list of potential support team members;
  • Gather potential support team members together at a time and place;
  • Organize them according to their available time and what they love to do;
  • Select a team leader from among the team members;
  • Turn the work of caring over to the support team.
This program is offered by the UAB EACC and is open to all UAB, UAB Medicine, VIVA and Homewood Board of Education employees.
Space is limited; to register, please go to uab.edu/learningsystem to enroll for “Support Teams 101 - EACC” class under the Catalog tab.

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Join us to learn more about the threats to digital security and what you can do to protect your information.

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Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 from 12-1 p.m.
UAB Hospital West Pavilion Conference Center Room E
Led by: Paul Walker, Information Security Engineer of UAB