Friendly and enthusiastic Social Worker with 1 years of specialization in Child
Welfare but 4 years working in a Social Services field. Able to learn new tasks
quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent
establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.
Bachelor of Science : Social Work, May 2012Southern University A & M CollegeTypeCollege Baton Rouge － New Orleans, LASocial Work
Associate of Arts : Biblical Studies, May 2003School of Urban Ministry － Gretna, LABiblical Studies Did you graduate?Yes GED ReceivedNo
High School Diploma : General, May 2000Booker T. Washington High School － New Orleans, LAGeneral
Administrative Coordinator III July 2014 to March 2015Department of Children and Family Services/Economic Stability － Baton Rouge, LA
Performs responsible, ini al departmental-program du es in accordance with rules, regula ons, and policies.
May involve communica on with other departments, customers, etc.
Processes rou ne paperwork and/or enters data into a department log or database in the servicing of a customer.
Develops procedures and guidelines related to the imaging of documents; maintains a log of imaged files; may serve as leadworker over other imaging posi ons.
Travel to surrounding parishes to help alleviate work assignments when clerical staff is absent.
Assist clients in kiosk to apply for services offered by ES.
Compiles informa on from various sources and prepares specialized reports; formats reports according to department standards.
Serves as clerical assistant to a manager, which could include keeping appointment schedule, preparing travel, issuing direc ves to others on their behalf, and relieving the manager of administra ve ma ers.
May begin performing du es related to tradi onal administra ve func ons, such as property control, purchasing, and safety, in addi on to other clerical du es as noted above.
Performs related du es as assigned.
Child Welfare Specialist March 2014 to CurrentDepartment of Children and Family Services/Child Welfare － Baton Rouge, LA
Receives and reviews reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect Obtains identifying information, determines if the report meets intake requirements as established by state law, determines the current status of the child and/or adult to evaluate extent of danger/risk, determines priority level of report, and prepares complaint form.
Investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect of children and/or adults in accordance with agency policy and state law.
Provides those services required for the child's immediate safety.
May serve on 24-hour on-call duty to respond to child abuse and/or neglect reports.
Moves promptly to refer and insure these protective capacities are identified, implemented and monitored.
Designs and implements safety plans to protect children from immediate danger of serious harm Make appropriate referrals to family services, foster care or community resources.
Completes case documentation and organizes and maintains family case recors using the ACESS system.
Gathers, prepares and documents case information for the court and testifies in juvenile court, hearing.
Prepares and submits affidavits and order.
Interviews community and mandated reporters of abuse and neglect.
Attends and participates in formalized trining programs and seminars relative to child abuse/neglect and investigative techniques, assessments of families, separation and attachment, child development, substance abuse, physical abuse, and physical indicators of child maltreatment.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Non Medical Case Manager July 2012 to August 2012Family Services of Greater Baton Rouge － Baton Rouge, LA
Conduct ini al and bi-yearly assessments with clients.
Refer clients to Mental Health services as needed.
Process payments for client's medica on and transporta on services.
Assure clients were in compliance with taking medica on and going to regular scheduled doctor visits.
Render transporta on services in the form of bus cards, gas reimbursement, bus and li ckets.
Refer appropriate clients to housing programs in the community that fit their individual family needs.
Mentor Coordinator Intern August 2011 to December 2011AgencyBig Buddy ProgramAddress － Baton Rouge, LA
Maintain Mentor Mentee Matches.
Supervise Mentor Mentee relationships.
Serve as main contact for communications with mentor.
Seek and implement professional development opportunities for Big Buddies.
Work with Mentoring Director to appropriately match Big Buddies and Little Buddies.
Administrative Coordinator II July 2007 to January 2010Office of Community ServicesAddress － Baton Rouge, LA
Maintain complex files for each department which total to 10,000 files secured in file room.
Serves as back up receptionist.
Serves as lead worker on file room projects.
Deliver mail to and from the Post Office and deliver documents to the Juvenile Court.
Maintained a 4-step system for tracking files requested and pulled for Social Workers.
Transport clients to the the Department of Children & Family Services from Baton Rouge and other surrounding Parishes.