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

I am looking to obtain a position as a Clinical Social Worker addressing the social, emotional, and/or mental health needs of adolescents, children, adults and/or families. I have over 20 years of experience providing counseling services to children, adolescents, adults and families. I possess a broad range of therapeutic skills and knowledge. My greatest skills lie in my outstanding ability to establish positive rapport with clients, as well as developing trusting and collaborative relationships with individuals, families and colleagues. I have a tremendous propensity for assessing needs of the client, as well as excellent writing and organizational skills.

  • Facilitating counseling sessions
  • Treating Adolescents
  • Building rapport
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
Aurora University Aurora, Illinois, Expected in 06/2001 Masters of Social Work : Social Work - GPA :
Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois, Expected in 08/1995 B.S : Human and Family Resources; Family/Individual Development - GPA :
Work History
Arrow Child And Family Ministries - District Wellness Coordinator
Fairfield, MD, 08/2017 - Current
  • Provide individual and group counseling with students at all grade levels, focused on social, emotional and addiction issues.
  • Crisis intervention for students, which includes assessment for suicidal ideation and physical safety.
  • Provide training and education to staff on student social-emotional and addiction issues.
  • A leader at the high school for Character Education efforts.
  • Perform short-term therapy, provided education and responded to crisis situations.
  • Establish and nurture key relationships with community members to form valuable partnerships with the School District.
  • Organize and/or develop and implement community presentations to address emerging community needs.
  • Coordinate referrals for community-based resources for students, based on needs.
  • Monitor students for signs of trauma, abuse and neglect.
  • Coordinate individualized plans to manage safe transition back into school environment after hospitalization.
Arrow Child And Family Ministries - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Therapist
San Antonio, TX, 01/2013 - 07/2017
  • Complete a comprehensive intake assessment for each incoming case and determine appropriate DSM diagnosis for the patient.
  • Using a variety of therapeutic approaches, provide direct therapy to children, adolescents, and families experiencing a wide variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, family relational issues, grief, and self-injury.
  • Complete progress notes for each therapy appointment.
  • Establish a detailed treatment plan for each patient, which is then reviewed and revised every 3 months.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes for each therapy appointment on each patient.
  • Maintain own scheduling for all patients.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary case conference meetings.
DeKalb Community Unit School District - School Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/2008 - 08/2012
  • Using a variety of therapeutic approaches, provided weekly to monthly individual counseling and casework to high school students with significant social and/or emotional needs (approx.
  • 40+ students per school year), as well as direct weekly counseling services to 10-12 students, each being identified as having Emotional Disabilities.
  • Addressed issues such as mental health disorders, anger management, coping strategies, self- esteem, stress management and family relationship issues.
  • Crisis intervention for students and staff, which included suicide assessment, grief counseling, behavior management and family sessions.
  • Consulted with parents on parenting strategies and behavior management.
  • Assessed Psycho-Social factors for individual students and made referrals to outside agencies for issues such as suicidal & homicidal ideation, depression, anxiety disorders, self-injury, eating disorders, and school phobia.
  • Completed comprehensive Psycho-Social Evaluations within 60 day time period.
  • Initiated and facilitated Support Group for HS pregnant and parenting teens.
  • This included promoting and educating on developmentally appropriate parenting skills, child development information and facilitating community contacts for teen parents.
  • Initiated and co-facilitated a Grief Support Group for students in the high school.
  • Regularly collaborated with building staff to determine appropriate services to address varied student needs.
  • Created and presented staff awareness presentations on a variety of mental health issues.
  • Collaborated with District Elementary School Principal to create and initiate a weekly mentor program between a group of high school and elementary school students.
  • Inauguration year: 2011 -Professional Mentor for 2 years to a new Social Worker in the district.
School District U-46 - School Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 08/2008
  • 5 years as a Social Worker at Horizon Elementary School.
  • 4 years as a Social Worker at Streamwood High School.
  • In both settings provided individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, classroom informational groups, collaborative team planning, and family intervention.
  • Established and facilitated school-wide anti-bullying program at the elementary level.
  • Established and facilitated Support Group for pregnant and parenting teens at the high school level.
  • Supervisor to 1 Graduate Student Intern working towards completion of M.S.W. degree.

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School Attended

  • Aurora University
  • Northern Illinois University

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  • District Wellness Coordinator
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Therapist
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  • Masters of Social Work
  • B.S

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