Family Insight P.CMarch 2014 to January 2016Intensive In-Home Clinical Supervisor Richmond, VA
Complete initial biopsychosocial diagnostic assessments for children and adults to gather initial information regarding the family dynamics and assess the consumer's mental health symptoms to begin community based services
Collaborate and assist client and family in identifying individual and family goals and develop a person centered treatment plan.
Manage an intensive in home caseload of two to four youth clients and their families utilizing trauma informed evidenced based practices.
Train new employees on best practice clinical documentation pertinent to their clinical position.
Complete clinical progress notes for sessions and coordinating with appropriate providers, as well as, Magellan authorizations, monthly reports, quarterly reports, discharge reports, serious incident reports and performance improvement plans within the required time frame
Provide clinical supervision for up to eight license eligible qualified mental health counselors holding three to four cases Review and edit all of supervisees clinical documentation and manage/enter all Magellan authorizations for clients to participate in services.
Complete bi-yearly performance evaluations of supervised staff.
Supervise three MSW students from VCU completing their field placement with Family Insight P.C.
Facilitate monthly group supervision, team building activities and staff meetings Screen and interview job applicants for the intensive in home program
Testify in court proceedings regarding clients' treatment and mental health.
Center for Behavioral Healthcare P.A.June 2012 to March 2014Intensive In-Home Lead, Outpatient Therapist Sanford, NC
Completed diagnostic assessments for consumers of all ages to diagnose and provide mental health and community treatment.
Utilized evidenced base practices to conduct individual therapy with youth and adults exhibiting symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders.
Supervised a multidisciplinary team in the implementation of treatments that address complex consumer symptoms and family dynamics.
Promoted community integration by connecting adult consumers to resources and building interpersonal skills.
Collaborated with consumers to identify goals and develop person centered treatment plans.
Completed insurance and state-funded authorizations for consumers to participate in mental health services.
United Methodist Family ServicesAugust 2011 to May 2012Child and Family Healing Center Therapist-Intern Richmond, VA
Conducted individual therapy sessions with adolescents receiving treatment at UMFS for emotional and behavioral diagnoses utilizing trauma informed care, cognitive behavioral therapy, and play/expressive therapies.
Co-facilitated group therapy sessions with residents twice weekly, addressing topics such as interpersonal relationships, physical and emotional boundaries and independent living skills.
Utilized the Harmony Database to document clinical contact and track case management service provision.
Participated in multidisciplinary team, collaborating with therapists and youth counselors to develop and implement treatment plans.
Richmond Department of Social ServicesAugust 2010 to May 2011Foster Care Social Worker Intern Richmond, VA
Provided case management to youth in the legal custody of the Department of Social Services due to abuse or neglect.
Conducted monthly in-home assessments of consumers and utilized the OASIS database to document contact.
Facilitated supervised parent visitations with consumers and families, assessing for appropriateness and safety.
Pathways to LifeAugust 2009 to December 2009Therapist Intern Greenville, NC
Co-facilitated psycho-educational groups twice a week for children ages five to twelve.
Observed diagnostic assessments of potential consumers.
Maintained up-to-date and accurate program files and records.
Identified maintenance and safety issues at program facilities and coordinated repairs.
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityMay 2012Master of Social WorkRichmond, VA
East Carolina UniversityDecember 2009Bachelors of Science: Family and Community Services Greenville, NC
Minor in Business Administration
Organization skills: punctual, adhere to deadlines, set individual/staff goals, coordinates tasks, attention to detail, coordination with providers