Enthusiastic and versatile Licensed Clinical Social Worker highly skilled at working effectively with diverse populations of children, adolescents, adults, families and groups in various settings. Driven to form trusting relationships with clients and advocate for their interests. Significant experience in Biopsychosocial assessments, crisis management, case management, and individual and group psychotherapeutic interventions.
Four years case management experience
Experience in Child Protective Services
Extensive experience in trauma assessment and
Skilled in multiple treatment modalities
Substantial experience conducting psychosocial
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Behavioral Health Officer, 03/2011
to Current Minnesota Army National Guard – Saint Paul,
Currently completing privileging and final training to become a Behavioral Health Officer.
Served as Distribution Platoon Leader overseeing operations training Soldiers of various logistical
Responsible for maintaining the health, welfare, and morale of Platoon personnel.
Served during Inactive Duty Training Drill weekends attending Officer Preparatory Academy.
Graduate of Quartermaster Basic Officer Leadership Course, Accelerated Officer Candidate School and
Basic Combat Training.
Licensed Master Social Worker/LCSW, 06/2015
to 10/2017 Minnesota Army National Guard/Dallas VA Medical Center – Dallas,
3,000 supervised hours conducted in clinical setting encompassing interdisciplinary approach in treatment
Completed rotations throughout Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Substance
Abuse Treatment, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Primary Care and Mental Health Integration settings.
Provided clinical assessments, case management, diagnosis, consultation with other disciplines, crisis
intervention, psychoeducation and individual and group psychotherapeutic interventions to Veterans.
Provided education related to the Veteran's VA entitlements, eligibility, services and programs, as well as
community resources for medical and psychosocial needs.
Co-researcher and presenter of North Texas Veterans Affairs 2016 Suicide Aggregate Data Project.
to 04/2015 MSW Practicum Student, Sage Social Services – Converse,
Completed four-month clinical graduate practicum at social service agency working with children, adolescents
Conducted Animal-Assisted Therapy and Play Therapy with children and adolescents.
Formulated and implemented treatment plans.
Interviewed and assessed the psychosocial, educational, developmental, and behavioral functioning of
Observed and co-led Family Therapy sessions with Licensed Professional Counselor.
to 09/2014 MSW Practicum Student, Texas Department of family & Protective Services/CPS – San Antonio,
Completed four-month graduate practicum on Child Protective Services Conservatorship/Legal unit as a
Completed home visits with families.
Formulated and implemented Family Plans of Service for parents/caregivers with children removed from
Attended and observed Family Court as caseworker for termination/reunification of parental rights.
Organized and completed foster home placement and transfers with youth Residential Treatment Centers.
Supervised parental visitation.
Engaged in family mitigations with attorneys.
Engaged in youth Circle of Support meetings, planning future education, income, residence and social
support of youth aging out of state custody.
Behavioral Health Case Manager, 04/2013
to 01/2014 Red Rock Behavioral Health Services – Oklahoma City,
Provided clinical intake assessments with diverse population of adults in interdisciplinary community mental health agency.
Assessed mental health triage, psychosocial and crisis intervention needs of individuals.
Provided case management resources, referrals, monitoring and advocating for individuals with various
Home Health Aide, 02/2011
to 04/2013 Living Life Home Care – New Hope,
Trained as Home Health Aide.
Conducted home health direct care duties to assist diverse population of geriatric individuals with various
medical and/or psychiatric conditions in their homes.
Helped support individuals in completing activities of daily living.
Collaborated with families of individuals in planning services and psychosocial needs.
Undergraduate Social Work Intern, 09/2011
to 04/2012 Union Gospel Mission – Saint Paul,
Completed 420 supervised hours as undergraduate social work intern/case manager at Union Gospel
Mission homeless shelter.
Provided case management referrals, resources, monitoring and advocating with homeless adult males
with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders.
Created and implemented resource and referral guide for the agency to better assist homeless population.
, Mission trip with school to children's orphanage in Reynosa, Mexico, 2004
90 hours community service with various non-
profits and churches, high school 2003-2006
90 hours community service with runaway youth shelter and churches, college 2009-2012,
, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Processing Therapy
De-escalation and Safety
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Imagery Rehearsal Therapy
Self-Injury assessment and intervention
Substance Use Disorder assessment and
Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas, number 60676
Basic Life Support Provider: 12/2019
Master of Social Work: 2015 Fayetteville State University - Houston,
TX Social Work Emphasizing in Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work,
2012 North Central University - Minneapolis,
, Army Reserve Component Achievement medals, Minnesota Service ribbon, and multiple Army Physical Fitness awards
Multiple undergraduate academic scholarships for academic excellence
Earned Dean's List during Law Enforcement undergraduate education, 2006-2007