My objective is to obtain employment in a challenging Social Work position.
I have experience at Western State Mental Hospital Comprehensive Support Program, Acute Care Unit, Geriatric Unit, Multi-Needs/ Infirmary Unit, Intensive Treatment Unit and the Admissions Unit.
Volunteering with Community Outreach Programs.
Habitat for Humanity (1996- 1998) *
Volunteer with Special Equestrians (1999-2002)
Coleman Breast Cancer Awareness Organization (2004-2005)
Bachelor of Science : Social Work, May 2013Austin Peay State University － Clarksville, TennesseeSocial Work
Law Enforcement Academy SW Florida Criminal Justice Academy, N. Ft. Myers, Florida January, 2004- May, 2004 Certified Law Enforcement Officer : May 10, 2013
High School Diploma : May, 2000Bishop Verot High School － Ft. Myers, Florida
Case Manager Supervisor May 2013 to November 2013ResCare Workforce Services － Clarksville, TN
Michelle Cathey Phone Number: (615)253-8009.
Duties Performed: -Conduct Individual Assessments -Provide Career Guidance -Case Management -Assist clients maintain eligibility for ResCare services by way of attendance, job search and workshop activities -Career Planning -Maintaining accurate and timely case notes -Work with DHS to ensure compliance of clients to receive Families First Benefits TN -Identify outside resources, programs and other services for customers clients -Collaborate with Job Recruiters/Business Services Team to assist clients in securing employment.
Provide follow-up after job placement to ensure job retention and the elimination of barriers that may impede job retention -Authorize and coordinate supportive services that may include child care, transportation, school supplies and track obligations of funds; assist customers in working with other community and social service organizations by serving as an advocate for the customer; ensures case record documentation is current, accurate, thorough and compliant with the law, regulations, and established policies and procedures; prepare reports related to program activities.
Social Services Intern January 2013 to May 2013Western State Mental Hospital － Hopkinsville, KY
400+ hours) Duties Performed: Psychosocial assessments, discharge planning, referral servicing, documentation of patient progress notes, active member of the treatment team meetings, leading therapeutic activity groups, recording observations, assessment for TOSH/TOHO, assessing for SI/HI and intervene as appropriate, contracting for safety.
Implement interviews, incident report documenting, Initial Plan of Care notation on Admissions Unit, Treatment plan progress notation, implementing comprehensive treatment plans, contacting family members/Guardian to gain information on patients, calling former patient PCH/nursing homes for information on patients, updating family members on patient's progress, assisting patients in the Recovery Mall activities ( therapeutic programs) Assisting staff during psychiatric/medical emergencies, educate patients on the importance of medication/treatment compliance, help patients utilize community resources, identifying patients strengths/assets to help in managing recovery, identify barriers for patient recovery or education, identify and educate patients about healthy coping skills during times of stress Involve patient in Social Services psycho-education groups, referring patients for dual diagnosis, involve patient and family/support system in recovery, verbal redirection of aggressive patients, deescalating situations with the use of verbal redirection and formulating discharge options.
Data Analyst January 1998 to January 2012Martin G. Arnowitz, P.A. Law offices February － Ft.Myers, FL.
Supervisor: Nicole Hubble Phone Number: (239)-332-8818 (office is now closed due to Attorney retirement).
Organizing Data System Data Recovery Data Entry -Microsoft Officer/Excel/ Word/Office Pro/ Power Point -Input of client confidential information -Confirming court dates/appearances Organizing Filing System -Organization of clients -Closing case files -Updating client records -Properly disposing of sensitive information Customer service -Answer Telephones -Check in clients -Brief attorney of upcoming appointments/client information -Calling clients to remind them of appointments/court dates -Set appointments.
-present) *Volunteer at Sterling House in Clarksville, TN (2009-2012) *Volunteer at Montgomery Rehab Center in Clarksville, TN (2011-2012)
-Member of the APSU Social Work Club
-Active Member with good Standing with the National Association of Social Workers September 2012- present
Attorney, Benefits, Closing, Good communication skills, Computer literate, Criminal Justice, client, clients, Customer service, Data Entry, diagnosis, documentation, Filing, funds, German, Guardian, Law Enforcement, leadership skills, law, notes, managing, meetings, Excel, Office, Power Point, Word, Works, nursing, Organizing, policies, progress, recording, safety, Supervisor, Telephones, Phone, transportation
Bachelor of Science : Social Work , May 2013 Law Enforcement Academy SW Florida Criminal Justice Academy, N. Ft. Myers, Florida January, 2004- May, 2004 Certified Law Enforcement Officer : May 10, 2013 High School Diploma : May, 2000
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