Biography

Stephen D. Chiovoloni, LCSW, LADAC, AADC, CCDP, CGP also known as Chevy, is the founder of Fort Smith Behavioral Health in Fort Smith, Arkansas, established on December 9, 2009. Fort Smith Behavioral Health provides counseling services for both mental health issues and substance use issues. Chevy’s undergraduate studies were at the State University of New York. He received his Associate’s in Science majoring in Studies of Alcoholism and Addiction, and he received his Bachelor’s in Science Majoring in the Social Work Generalist Approach. Chevy’s graduate Studies were at Syracuse University. He received his Master’s Degree in Social Work Majoring in Individual, Family and Group Therapy. Chevy is currently working as a Early Stage Doctoral Candidate and doing his Practicum  at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Chevy has been a practicing provider for over twenty five years, in a variety of treatment settings that included: Inpatient Services, Outpatient Services, Residential Services, Adult Services, Adolescent Services, Mental Health Services, Chemical Dependence Services, School Outreach Services, Drug Court Services, Mental Health Court Services, Domestic Violence Court Services, and Sexual Offender Court Services. He also taught at the University level as an Adjunct Professor in the Social Work Department at Northeastern State University of Oklahoma. Chevy has created and implemented several programs in these treatment settings and has worked with a diverse population including Rural, Urban and Suburban areas during his career.