Program Assistant, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice
Aliya joined the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice as a Program Assistant in September 2019. She received her B.S. from Alabama State University in 2017, majoring in Rehabilitation Services with a concentration in addiction. Before coming to the CBHJ, Aliya worked as a qualified mental health associate and intake counselor for individuals with co-occurring disorders. Since working in her field, her passion has grown for helping individuals who are currently involved in the legal system while simultaneously coping with a substance use disorder and mental illness.
Aliya currently serves as a program assistant for Jail Diversion, Stepping Up, and CFSEM projects. Her responsibilities include coordination, communication, organization, and data collection efforts between CBHJ staff and community partners across the state, as well as coordination and support of meetings and evaluation and research activities at the Center.
Degrees and Certifications
- BS, Rehabilitation Services, Alabama State University
- CADC Development Plan