Jason Poston, CSAC, LCSW, PPS, CAS
Risk / Crisis Management & Counseling Services in Virginia
Mr. Poston is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Personal Protection Specialist (PPS). As a licensed therapist, he has extensive experience in private mental health practice and residential treatment programs, working with clients with behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse challenges. As a manager for both treatment and security programs, he successfully supervised and led daily facility treatment and security activities. He is a Certified Gang Specialist and member of the Virginia Gang Investigator's Association. He is a former investigating authority and probation officer responsible for identifying suspected gang members, and served as agency liaison with local, State, and Federal law enforcement personnel.
Mr. Poston has a combined understanding of behavioral analysis, mental health, drug treatment, drug prevention as well as personal security and protection needs. His background, knowledge, experience, and training as a Clinician and Protection Specialist make him uniquely suited for protective and risk mitigation assignments in a variety of environments - from celebrities, public figures, and entertainers, to corporate executives, and private families with at risk children.
His extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults make him an asset in providing protection and working with this specialized clientele; as well as those who may be in the midst of their own personal drug rehab/aftercare efforts.
He is a graduate of such prestigious protection schools/courses as EPI, ESI, and ICON. He is a member of the Nine Lives Associates, a Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS) by the Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB), and registered in Virginia as a Personal Protection Specialist by the Department of Criminal Justice Services.