2020 Presenters

Verrilli, Michael
Session #30

Michael Verrilli is a licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor and a licensed mental health counselor.  He received his master’s in counseling from Montclair State University in New Jersey in 2005 and is currently pursuing a PhD in counselor education from the University of New Mexico.  Michael has practiced in numerous settings including schools, short-term and long-term residential treatment programs with both adolescents and adults.

Crossroads is a program in Albuquerque Public Schools whose mission is to educate students about the dangers of substance use and intervene with students who violate APS’s substance abuse policy. There are currently seven Crossroads Counselors, housed at high schools throughout the district. Besides working with high school students, Crossroads also engages in outreach to middle and elementary schools throughout APS.