clinical social worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Overview

Accomplished Clinical Social Worker with broad expertise from families, adults to children.

Summary of Skills
  • Administrative Crisis Response Leader
  • Trained in CISM
  • Clinical applications with individuals and groups of all ages
  • Excellent public speaker and trainer
  • Cohesive interdisciplinary team member
  • Experience working military families.
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, Texas Expected in 1998 Master of Social Work : Social Work - GPA :

Social Work

McMurry University Abilene, Texas Expected in 1992 Bachelor of Science : Applied Sociology - GPA :

*LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas from 2007 – present

*LMSW – Licensed Master Social Worker in Texas from 1998 – 2007

*TLSS - Certified Trauma & Loss School Specialist in Texas in 2001

*RTR Trainer of Trainers – Reducing the Risk Teen Health -2015

*Mental Health First Aid - 2014

*LSCI - Life Space Crisis Intervention Trained for Behavioral Health Issues

*CPI Certified - Crisis Prevention Intervention, Current

*ASIST - Suicide Prevention/Intervention Trained

*CISM - Critical Incident Stress Management Trained


My graduate paper centered on play therapy in the school district. It focused on the effectiveness of child centered play therapy with elementary age children in a host setting. I incorporated theories from Virginia Axline as well as Garry L. Landreth.

Professional Experience
Dignity Health - Clinical Social Worker
Woodland, CA, 02/2000 - 05/2015
  • 102 Genevieve, San Antonio TX 78214 (XXX) 989- 5213
  • fax (XXX) 989- 40 + Hours weekly
  • District Alternative Education Placement Campus Provide therapeutic services for middle/high school students and their families at risk and in crisis, provide suicide prevention/intervention services, provide safety plans as needed, implement/monitor programs for social services, case management, special education interdisciplinary team member, campus crisis response team leader/handbook trainer/revisionist for DAEP, transition coordinator for my students going to/ returning from alternative placements, and witness for prosecution in truancy cases.
  • Conduct home visits, evaluate home environments, assist homeless families, address attendance issues through individual interventions, court and coordination with local police, constables and the ASAP attendance pilot program.
  • Liaison between school, parents and community agencies.
  • Attend and participate in ARD's, assess students/create treatment plans, campus meetings and give presentations/report as needed/requested on issues concerning Child Protective Services, Violence Prevention, Crisis Response.
  • Keep records on all students/families according to current licensure laws, keep statistics on monthly/yearly interventions involving my campuses.
  • Keep up to date on current laws in regards to client's rights, attendance issues, confidentiality and duty to warn issues.
  • Lead SW concerning area of gang activity, presentations, coordination with district and city police as needed.
Saint Xavier University - Counselor
Chicago, IL, 02/1999 - 02/2000
  • XXX) 731-1320 40 + Hours weekly
  • South Texas Flood Recovery Project through the State of Texas
  • Counselor: This grant program hosted through CHCS and the state of Texas Disaster Relief allowed provisions for counseling services to adults, families, and children of all ages involved in the October 1998 Flood.
  • Provided therapy for pre-existing conditions, trauma related experiences, grief and loss issues, general counseling and supervised a case manager for all of my cases.
  • Developed, implemented, coordinated group counseling/educational activities for area children/families/adults through community agencies.
  • Conducted individual counseling, psychosocial assessments, responded to other area crisis, traumas, or disasters involving the community or other agencies, and conducted debriefings with responders.
  • Maintained proper documentation.
Clayton Early Learning - Early Intervention Specialist
Denver, CO, 02/1993 - 02/1997
  • 40 + hours weekly
  • Recognized Early Intervention Specialist: Provided case management and services coordination, early intervention services/education for children birth to 3 years and their families. Screen children for eligibility and developmental delays. Plan and implement transitioning for children into area school districts. Create and maintain resource database. Assisted with policy and procedure development.
Fellowships and Awards
Papers and Lectures


**Texas State School Social Worker Conference, 2001 - CISM

**Texas State School Social Worker Conference, 2010 - The 411 on


**Texas State School Social Worker Conference, 2011 - Alternative


**Community education for parents and children on various subjects throughout the year. Topics ranged from Gang Identification, Parenting, Grief and Loss, How to Identify Mental Illness/Mental Health First Aid, When Crisis Occurs, CISM, and Referral Sources

**Train educators on various subjects on a yearly basis such as crisis response team training, Child Abuse Laws, Jenna's Law, Homelessness and the Right to Education, Mental Health First Aid, Reducing the Risk Curriculum, Suicide Intervention/Response, Mental Illnesses

Memberships and Affiliations

Additional Information
  • Field Supervisor: Undergraduate & Graduate Level Practicum Students since 2001

Clinical Social Work therapy and treatment with adults, families, and children

Excellent computer skills

Efficient case management

Strong Crisis Intervention/prevention skills

Experienced interdisciplinary group member

Excellent public speaker

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • McMurry University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Counselor
  • Early Intervention Specialist


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science

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