MOBILE YOUTH CRISIS RESPONSE UNIT SUPERVISOR AND SKILLS COACH SUPERVISOR
Compassionate social services professional and active listener dedicated to working tirelessly with youth and families to help them resolve mental health issues and thrive on their own terms. Passionate about social work and committed to providing the highest level of care to youth and families in our community.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certified
Ability to maintain accurate client records
Able to manage client crises
Familiarity with Electronic Medical Records
Experience with Medical documentation
Experience performing assessments
Excellent writing and critical thinking skills
Aware of legal and ethical standards
Able to work independently and as a member of a team
Collaborative Problem Solving Certified Practitioner: January 2017
SBIRT for Behavioral Health Specialists 4 hour training and certificate of completion: Portland State
BLS for Healthcare Providers: Recommended renewal date August, 2017
Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Certification: Praed Foundation
Collaborative Problem Solving: Tier I in January of 2011.Tier II in October of 2013
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention: NCI
DBT/CBT/Trauma informed care
Integrated Behavioral Healthcare (Portland State, Spring 2016)
Crisis Intervention Skills: CAHOOTS June 2016
Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics
Parent Child Interaction Therapy basic skills
Portland State UniversityPortland, ORMaster of Social Work
Network for Social Work Management Certificate
Coursework in: Advanced Clinical Practice Integrated Healthcare, Skills for the Helping Process Individuals/Families, Skills for Helping Groups, Substance Use Abuse Addiction, Social Work in Schools, Community & Organizational Research, Human Development Through the Lifespan, Advocacy and Empowerment
Portland State UniversityPortland, ORSocial WorkNetwork of Social Work Management Certificate
University of OregonEugene, OregonBachelor of Science: Psychology
03/2016 - Current
Kairos NW － North Bend, ORMobile Youth Crisis Response Unit Supervisor and Skills Coach Supervisor
Coordination, supervision, and training of 6 community skills coaches: Including caseload assignment and tracking, documentation and procedural/clinical training.
Utilization review with Coos Health and Wellness for clinical necessity of skills training caseloads.
Development of policies and procedures for Mobile Youth-Crisis Response Unit (MY-CRU).
Research, data collection and management for MY-CRU team including supervision and training of team members.
Preparation and submission of quarterly Grant Reports for MY-CRU.
Community outreach for Coordination and implementation of MY-CRU: Including steering committee membership, promotional design, and communications.
MY-CRU documentation creation: including assessment featuring Crisis CANS scores, activity log, and safety and support Plan.
Preparation and implementation of Collaborative Problem Solving 3 hour trainings with Kairos staff, community members, and parents.
Creation and dispersal of MY-CRU qualitative study for client feedback for the development process of MY-CRU based on the YFSS.
10/2015 - 06/2016
Bay Area Hospital － Coos Bay, ORIntern Social Worker
QMHP consults for Emergency Department and medical floors, including risk assessment, Mini-Mental State Exams, and resource connection.
Co-facilitation of mindfulness, psychoeducation, and community groups with patients.
Facilitation and coordination of discharge planning meetings for pediatric patients with families and community partners.
Completion of biopsychosocial assessments per hospital requirements.
Collaborative Problem Solving coaching for staff, and collaboration with hospital staff in re-writing APU policies to increase patient-centered and trauma-informed treatment.
Participation in multi-disciplinary treatment conferences for patients, and documentation in electronic medical record per social worker requirements.
Conducted interviews with clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
11/2014 - 03/2016
Kairos NW － North Bend, ORWraparound Care Coordinator
Management of Wraparound caseload: including communication with Coos Health and Wellness providers, development of needs statements for families, using the CANS and BERS measures for assessment.
Facilitation of treatment team meetings, and communication with youth and families per needs.
Staff coaching and training facilitation of Collaborative Problem Solving.
Documentation in electronic medical record including client contacts, creation of Wraparound Plan, Strengths and Needs Assessment, and Behavioral Support Plan.
08/2007 - 11/2014
Kairos NW － North Bend, ORSkills Coach
Management of a community skills training caseload: including communication with Coos Health and Wellness Care Coordinators, transcription of ISSP goals
into care plan, communication and scheduling with families based on need.
Provision of in-home and community services
for families: including skills training about family structure, natural
consequences, anger management, parenting, communication, emotions, etc.
Skills coaching in psychiatric day treatment programs at
North Bay and North Bend Middle School, which included skills group
facilitation, curriculum planning, and classroom preparation and milieu
support, documentation in electronic medical record.
Utilization of Collaborative Problem Solving, Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and
Certified Collaborative Problem Solving Practitioner: Think:Kids and Massachusetts General Hosptial