(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Excellent communication skills Proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel Highly dedicated to promoting healthy living skills Strong work ethic Experience working with diverse cultures. Creative problem solver Strong team player Patient and empathetic Clinical Social Work with extensive background in conflict resolution and customer care. 
  • Strong client relations
  • Creative problem solver
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MS Windows proficient
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Strong problem solving aptitude
  • Trained in HIPPA compliance
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Culturally competent care
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient-focused care
  • CPR certification
  • Knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology
  • Analytical thinker

Multi-line phone talent
Quick learner
Cash flow management
Microsoft Office proficiency
Dedicated team player
Analytical thinker

Smith College School for Social Work Northampton, MA Expected in 2000 M.S.W : Clinical Social Work - GPA :

Completed course work as well as two nine month internships as a clinical social work intern focusing on children and families. 

Lewis and Clark College Portland, OR Expected in 5 1995 B.A : Psychology - GPA : Psychology Senior Project: Evaluation of Insights Teen Parents Program .
Work History
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School - Float Child and Family Therapist
Chicago, IL, 2008 - 07/2014
  • Provided trauma informed individual and family therapy to children and their families receiving residential and day treatment level of care.
  • Provided crisis counseling, suicide/homicide assessments as needed to children and families.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams to determine most appropriate level of care and re-integrate children back into community settings.
  • Extensive training and expertise in providing assessments using the Neuro Sequential Model of Therapeutics and brain map assessments based on Bruce Perry's Child Trauma Academy.
  • Expertise in providing therapeutic interventions for children who have experienced interuterine trauma and preverbal trauma.
Life Care Centers Of America - Therapist/Case Manager
Saint Marys, GA, 04/2006 - 10/2007
  • Provided intensive in-home individual and family therapy to adolescents involved with Adams County Social Services Department who were deemed "beyond control of parent." Wrote monthly treatment plans and court reports evaluating the progress the family had been making in treatment.
  • Provided crisis counseling, suicide/homicide assessment as needed.
  • Provided drug and alcohol counseling and relapse prevention to youth struggling with substance abuse issues.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams to provide appropriate services and agency referrals.
  • Provided family therapy using structural family therapy techniques.
Merakey - Activities Specialist
Shreveport, LA, 06/2003 - 04/2006
  • Provided milieu management, crisis counseling and resource referrals to families and emotionally challenged youth ages 15-22.
  • Directly supervised floor staff at the ROAD during drop-in hours and two AmeriCorps members.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate activities and psycho-educational groups based on the 40 Developmental Assets model.
  • Provided suicide/homicide assessments and made appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Provided outreach services to youth in schools and other community agencies.
Geo Group Inc. - Child and Family Therapist
Northglenn, CO, 06/2003 - 05/2005
  • Facilitated and conducted individual, family, group and crisis counseling to elementary school-aged children and their families in a day treatment program.
  • Implemented effective milieu management and clinical expertise for teachers and para- professionals in classroom settings.
  • Case-management to link families within the day treatment program to appropriate community resources.
The Home For Little Wanderers - Clinician
New York, NY, 03/2002 - 05/2003
  • Conducted mental health assessments to detained youth using the C.C.A.R.
  • and the Adolescent Substance Abuse Profile.
  • Provided crisis counseling to families and detained youth.
  • Prepared reports on recommendations for mental health and substance abuse services to the courts.
  • Assessed and monitored youth exhibiting suicidal ideation including providing emergency mental health evaluations and coordinating hospitalization in consultation with J.C.M.H.
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  • Provided weekly in-home family therapy to youth and families, upon youths' release from Mt.
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  • Provided psycho-educational services to detained youth in individual and group settings.
Savio House - Family Therapist
City, STATE, 09/2000 - 02/2002
  • Conducted intensive in-home family therapy and case management services to families involved with Denver and Arapahoe County Departments of Human Services for family preservation and family reunification.
  • Provided parenting instruction, crisis counseling, domestic violence counseling, drug and alcohol relapse prevention counseling, family therapy and couples therapy based on the Multisystemic Therapy Model.
  • Wrote detailed quarterly court reports for each family updating their treatment progress.
  • Established a strong rapport with several resistant clients who were initially not engaged in court ordered services.
National Association of Social Work, 9/99-Current. Colorado Counseling Association 10/14 -Current
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School Attended

  • Smith College School for Social Work
  • Lewis and Clark College

Job Titles Held:

  • Float Child and Family Therapist
  • Therapist/Case Manager
  • Activities Specialist
  • Child and Family Therapist
  • Clinician
  • Family Therapist


  • M.S.W
  • B.A

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