General Meeting – Oakland Family Services

Jaimie Clayton


Jaimie Clayton will present at the General Meeting and provide information on the Oakland Family Services Organization and how those services may be of benefit to NAMI Metro members.

Jaimie Clayton was named President and CEO of Oakland Family Services in 2014. Oakland Family Services is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)
(3) human service organization dedicated since 1921 to strengthening families by providing quality treatment, education and prevention
services throughout Southeast Michigan.

Jaimie has been with Oakland Family Services since 2001, continually progressing in roles and responsibilities. Starting in a therapist position, she advanced into a leadership position in 2004, when she became Regional Director of Behavioral Health for the Walled Lake and
Farmington offices. In 2005, she was promoted to Director of Behavioral Health and, prior to her appointment to CEO, had served as Vice
President of Program Operations since 2007.

Prior to her tenure at Oakland Family Services, Jaimie worked as a licensed therapist specializing in substance abuse treatment with a focus on the criminal justice system. Under Jaimie’s leadership, the agency’s innovative programs have demonstrated a high level of quality and have been recognized for the use of best and evidenced practice models. Throughout her time with the agency, Jaimie has grown revenue and increased existing contracts. She has been instrumental in internal process and change management and in creating key alliances in the community for the agency.

Jaimie is co-chair of the Energizing Communities to Healthy Opportunities (ECHO) Steering and Executive Committee (Oakland County Health Department); Chairman of the Board of Directors for Partners4Health, Member of the Steering Committee for the Pontiac Timebank, Member of the MI Care Council, Member of the Working with at Risk Youth (WARY) Community Advisory Board, Member of the Children’s Village Adolescent Health Clinic Advisory Board, Member of the Oakland County Council on Abuse and Neglect; and a member of the American Counseling Association, International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors, and the Michigan Counseling association.

Jaimie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from University of Michigan in 1991 and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Wayne State University in 1995. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, National Certified Counselor and Certified Supervisor in  Motivational Interviewing.   Jaimie Clayton President and CEO, Oakland Family Services

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