Seasoned Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, conflict resolution and effective communication.
Accomplished, energetic, ambitious Social Worker with a solid history of achievement in community development and neighborhood organizing. A motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Transitioning Aged Youth, Dual Diagnosis, Housing placement, Resources and Community Engagement.
Women's Daytime DropBerkeley, CALead Housing Case Manager10/2010 to 11/2015
Client service provider Shelter Plus Care Program Coordinator Rapid Re-housing program Coordinator Prepare monthly and quarterly statistical and narrative program reports Ensure that all regulatory agreements, contracts, and fair housing laws.
Training new hires Admission/intake Transitional housing support Support housing program participants in meeting identified needs by assisting with medical, dental, mental health, supportive services, or other referrals or appointments.
Act as a liaison, as needed, with other community agencies to assist housing participants in meeting their goals or identifying unmet needs.
Develop and maintain partnerships with employers and neighboring non-profit agencies.
Home visits Conflict resolutions Group facilitation Housing retention Maintains file of available housing resources.
Screens client for eligibility for housing programs including Shelter plus Care, Motel program and Winter Shelter through the City of Berkeley.
Assists client with application process.
Links clients for needed support services.
Provides transportation as indicated by level of client functioning.
Participates in team meetings, case finding and outreach activities.
Monitors client stability, participation in treatment Coordination of services required to implement the plan.
Vallejo City Unified School DistrictVallejo, CABehavior Intervention Specialist01/2008 to 01/2008
Provide in-service on discipline, gang-related issues, etc Develop workshops on education and career-related topics.
Connecting students and families with outside resource.
Provide leadership, direction and training regarding students' rights, school climate and student behavior management to principals, assistant principals, counselors and staff.
Participate in the client's IEP and other school meetings as required Develop and maintain partnerships with employers, vocational training programs, local one-stops and employment programs Develop runaway services program for teenagers Spoke to schools and community organizations about parenting and adolescent issues.
Counseled individuals, families, and groups.
Provided 24-hour crisis intervention.
Areas of Expertise ________________________________________________________ Individuals ,Couples and Groups Chronically Homeless Population Dual Diagnosis SMI Women and children.
License Psychiatric Technician Program - Current2015Gurnick School of Medical Art
Building Futures with Women and Children
Domestic Violence training Counselor Certification2013
1395 Bancroft Ave, San Leandro CA2015Ashford University
Housing Harm Reduction and Motivational Interviewing techniques Domestic Violence Victims Transitioning Aged Youth Trauma Volunteer ____________________________________________________________________ Volunteer, Monterrey Pines Apts/AF Evans property- Coordinated community candlelight visuals for Child Abuse awareness,2005 Volunteer, Monterrey Pines Apts/AF Evans property -Provide supportive services to residences,2005 Volunteer , Richmond's Green way -Gardening 2010-2012
LGBT Housing Harm Reduction and Motivational Interviewing techniques Domestic Violence Victims Transitioning Aged Youth Trauma Volunteer ____________________________________________________________________ Volunteer, Monterrey Pines Apts/AF Evans property- Coordinated community candlelight visuals for Child Abuse awareness,2005 Volunteer, Monterrey Pines Apts/AF Evans property -Provide supportive services to residences,2005 Volunteer , Richmond's Green way -Gardening 2010-2012
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