Gerontologist experienced in conducting assessments, psychotherapy, and case management services delivered in various settings including client's home, assistant living, nursing home, and office.
Proficient in diagnosing cognitive functioning, geriatric depression, as well as assessing activities of daily living.
Psychotherapy services ranged from brief support through life-stage adjustments, grief and loss issues as well as acute and chronic medical and psychiatric diagnoses.
Case management duties included arranging for tangible services such as meals on wheels, transportation, lifelines. Referrals to other community services and support groups to facilitate the maintenance of client's independence in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Experienced in conducting individual, couple, and family sessions as well as working with a treatment team.
Previous experience as a marriage and family counselor for Dallas Family Guidance Center.
Worked as a psychiatric social worker for psychiatric hospitals
Familiar with mental illness warrants and guardianship process..
Provided psycho-social assessments, as well as assessment of cognitive functioning and depression.Conducted psycho-therapy and case management.. Assessed skills of daily living as well as living situation. Provided services to maintain independence. When appropriate, facilitated transition into assisted living or nursing home.
Provided psychiatric evaluations and psycho-therapy to nursing home residents. Conducted family therapy sessions. Provided consultation to treatment team regarding behavior management,
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