OFFICE OF VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND TRAUMA, SOCIAL WORKER
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
Strategic, creative leader, with analytical, interpersonal skills. Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office software aswell as the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion related to sensitive and/or confidential information. Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work accurately with specific and precise information. Maintaining the ability to interact positively and establish cooperative working relations with staff.
Referrals and networking
Confidential case documentation
Structured Decision Making (SDM) tools knowledge
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Motivational enhancement therapy
Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP)
08/2020 to Current
Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma, Social WorkerCompany Name － City, State
Increase equal access to system and community-based providers for victims of domestic violence.
Strengthen access to trauma-informed care by identifying individuals for care.
Decrease criminal incidents by engaging victims of violence in productive activities.
Provide assessments and direct referrals for victims to holistic and comprehensive trauma-informed services.
Enhance contribution of Newark Victim Services Task Force as it strengthens access to domestic violence service providers.
Maintains regular contact with clients by calling clients' homes
Maintains record of daily individual activities, behaviors and pertinent incidents for assessment
Help clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification
Develops and facilitates goal-oriented psycho-education to improve residents' quality of life
Develops goals based on specific barriers
Encourage socialization and engagement through therapy, music therapy and social activities
Interviews clients and families to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs
09/2016 to 08/2020
BookkeeperCompany Name － City, State
Ensured that receivables are collected promptly.
Recorded cash receipts and make bank deposits.
Conducted monthly reconciliation of every bank account.
Maintained chart of accounts and annual budget.
Calculated variances from budget and report significant issues to management.
Maintained books for 2 cafes, and 4 companies
Maintained all things HR related for staff of 25 (employee handbook, payroll, etc.)
Established QuickBooks accounting system to reflect accurate financial records
Maintained and processed invoices, deposits and money logs
Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable
Tracked business revenue and expenditures and reconciled accounts to maintain high accuracy
Monitored, verified and approved invoices and reviewed balances using financial software to assess balance sheet for variances
Reviewed and processed employee expense reports and vendor invoices for payment
Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals
Supported operations by communicating with customers, filing documents and managing data
Increased customer satisfaction by filing taxes on time and promptly resolving issues
Tracked expenses and income for businesses while organizing and maintaining bank statements for checking accounts
Eliminated discrepancies in finances by expertly documenting expenses, monitoring income, handling bank deposits and managing statements
Organized and carried out proactive month-end, quarterly and year-end processes
Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies
Completed payroll for employees and maintained detailed records of procedures
06/2019 to 03/2020
Social Work InternCompany Name － City, State
Scheduled consultations and notary services with library patrons and discuss services needed.
Updated and expanded current library directories of social services relevant to vulnerable populations in Newark.
Referred library visitors to those agencies, institutions, and organizations; follow-up with clients on progress in meeting their needs through those services.
Provided individual and group counseling.
Engaged with New Jersey State Library's Fresh Start program for welcoming back formerly incarcerated neighbors into communities.
Participated in planning and implementing library's annual Homelessness Services event.
Counseled clients about variety of problems: homelessness and near homelessness, tenant complaints, food insecurity, substance abuse, domestic violence, LGBTQ oppression, re-entry after incarceration, legal problems, immigration and asylum, anger managements, developing healthy relationships, mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, and more.
Met with 149 individual clients over 314 interactions
Completed home wellness checks under licensed social worker supervision to verify client well-being in healthy and stable environment
Offered employment counseling and provided referrals to community outreach programs to help clients gain independence
Assisted Social Workers with wellness checks and home visits to supervise separated families
Mediated between family members to facilitate conflict resolution and build healthy family relationships
08/2018 to 04/2019
Social Work InternCompany Name － City, State
Engaged clients, completed assessments, created treatment plans through identifying interventions, evaluated progress, and followed-up clients.
Processed and completed entrance/exit packets.
Taught weekly self-sufficiency and women empowerment classes (groups)
Built rapport with clients
Completed intake procedures and filed documentation
Conducted one on one counseling sessions with clients to ensure maintenance of treatment plan goals.
Researched grants for applicable funding opportunities.
Maintained and learned how to add potential client to waitlist
Developed mutually agreed-upon intervention goals and objectives by highlighting client's strengths and honoring self-determination.
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