Director Of Clinical And Program Services resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly qualified Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience in developing effective interventions with students of varying abilities to overcome barriers impeding their success. Expert community outreach skills with an extensive knowledge of community resources. Adept diagnostic knowledge and honed therapeutic expertise. Proven effective team leader and member. Enthusiastic to contribute to team success through hard work and creative problem-solving.

  • Adept at managing the expectations and stressors of working with at-risk populations
  • Ability to quickly engage and establish rapport
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Proven success in developing effective student supports and accommodations to facilitate student growth
  • Budget Management Skills
  • Committed to proving the highest level of care and services to clients
  • Recognized as an outstanding advocate for clients with superb community outreach and networking skills
  • Extensive experience as an effective diagnostic team leader and member
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate about practicing social work
  • Adept in assessing student needs and developing best practice therapeutic interventions
  • Accustomed to working in fast paced environments and proven ability to meet deadline expectations
  • Collaborative, creative and resourceful problem-solver
  • Experienced in serving diverse populations and developmental needs
  • Highly qualified in developing Functional Behavioral plans
  • Expertise in developing ADHD and Autism interventions
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, Expected in Master of Arts : Specialized in Families, Children and Youth. - GPA :
Siena Heights University Adrian, Michigan Expected in Bachelor of Arts : Social Work Practice - GPA :
Licensed Master's Social Worker with the State of Michigan.  Clinical and Macro License
Work History
Balsz School District - Director of Clinical and Program Services
Phoenix, AZ, 04/2018 - Current
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of all Clinical and Employability Services
  • Developed curriculums and differentiated materials to specifically target student needs and contractual services including but not limited to Pre-Employment Transition Services, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Work Readiness Training, Independent Living Skills and Disability Awareness lessons
  • Manage and oversee all budgetary needs and expenditures of the agency
  • Hire and supervise staff in the delivery of highly effective contractual services
  • Complete comprehensive Employability Evaluations for determination of consumers service needs
  • Assess weekly goal progress of consumers
  • Submit monthly progress reports to various stake holders
  • Provide Job Coaching and Job Readiness Training with adolescents- adults
The Home For Little Wanderers - School Social Worker
Roslindale, MA, 07/1989 - 05/2017
  • Led psychosocial, psychotherapy, social learning and behavioral treatment sessions for students ranging from Early Childhood -Young Adults
  • Developed and implemented student individualized education plans and goal development
  • Advocated for students and families
  • Proactively developed an integrated multi-disciplinary treatment model for students with severe emotional, behavioral and mental health disorders attending a self-contained level three program
  • Led multidisciplinary teams in assessing and developing measurable integrated treatment plans
  • Advised students and families on community resources and made necessary referrals for needs ranging from Early Childhood - Young Adults
  • Collaborated with team members to monitor student progress and revise treatment goals
  • Provided crisis intervention services with students and led educational teams consisting of classroom teachers, paraprofessionals in the development of student crisis protocol
  • Completed START (Statewide Autism Resources & Training) and Peer to Peer Support Training's
  • Led Elementary - Middle School Classroom Autism sensitivity presentations and P2P monthly case conferences
  • Developed and coordinated daily classroom and building wide P2P supports
  • Provided therapeutic and behavioral consultation services to teachers, families and community service providers
  • Maintained a caseload of 50+ students with varying academic, behavioral, social and emotional challenges while working under strict deadlines and criteria mandated by the Michigan Department of Education
  • Led Elementary-High School educational teams in developing and tracking measurable strategies and goals for student success
  • Initiated and maintained liaison partnerships with community resources such as; private therapeutic practitioners, Lenawee County Mental Health Authority, Juvenile Probate Court, Circuit/ District Courts, Child and Family Welfare Agencies, Soup Kitchens and Food Pantries, Women's/ Men's Homeless Shelters and Lenawee County Jail
  • Mentored paraprofessionals assigned to students receiving special education services in the effective delivery of behavioral and social treatment strategies
  • Maintained daily case management documentation and Medicaid billing practices
Manhattan College - Family Therapist
New York, NY, 08/1983 - 10/1988
  • Evaluated family structure and functioning of juvenile male court adjudicated adolescents to ameliorate dynamics impeding individual or family development
  • Developed and facilitated systemic family goal attainment
  • Facilitated weekly family sessions to eliminate family patterns impeding healthy individual or family development
  • Co-led weekly peer psychotherapy group sessions to support the integration of family therapy goals
  • Coordinated the integration of treatment needs and goals with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Continual assessment of adolescent and family progress through weekly scheduled family sessions and community home-based visits. Providing transitional and post-release supervision and support services to facilitate community re-entry
  • Mentored graduate level social work students in the completion of their practicum internships
  • Regularly attended Court hearings to assist in evaluating family reunification goals
Adrian College - Adjunct Faculty
City, STATE, 07/1992 - 04/1993
  • Created course curriculum, syllabus and instructional materials for Chicano studies class
  • Instructed undergraduate students in a variety of topics related to Chicano history and culture
  • Administered exams
  • Reported mid-term and final exam grades within College- specified timelines
  • Maintained regular availability to support students

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School Attended

  • University of Michigan
  • Siena Heights University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Clinical and Program Services
  • School Social Worker
  • Family Therapist
  • Adjunct Faculty


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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