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Professional Summary

Seasoned Psychiatric Social Worker offering expertise in clinical areas related to individuals, family members and community partners. Knowledgeable about serving as a resource to team members, coordinating discharges and providing case management expertise. Ready to bring 40+ years of related experience to a challenging new role.

Thorough and knowledgeable social work professional experienced in psychiatric care and support for patients with mental health concerns, developmental issues and individuals with co-existing conditions.

Detail-oriented, hardworking and resourceful with good critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Empathetic social worker with over forty years of experience interfacing with community liaisons, facilitating individual and group sessions and monitoring conditions of clients to coordinate care. ExcJessicat communicator with knack for building lasting professional relationships.

Hardworking, organized, dedicated, capable and proficient in communication skills.

Skills
  • Time Management
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Policy Advising
  • Critical Thinking
  • Community Health Services
  • Service Access Enhancement
  • Awareness of Public Attitudes and Concerns
  • Supporting Team Work and Problem Solving
Education
University of Montana Missoula, Montana, Expected in 06/1984 Bachelor of Arts : Social Work - GPA :


  • Member of Delta Gamma Sorority.
  • Completed a six month community internship in a social work setting.
  • Completed an undergraduate degree in Social Work.
Eastern Washington University Cheney, Washington, Expected in 06/1974 Master of Arts : Social Work - GPA :
  • Continued advanced education in Social Work.
  • Completed a six month internship in a community social service agency.
  • Passed oral and written testing by a board of college professors which was required for a Master's level degree.
Cottey College Nevada, Missouri, Expected in 05/1972 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts - GPA :
  • Attended a women's college that emphasized education and leadership.
  • Member of and one year president of women's sorority.
  • Completed professional development in sociology.
Work History
Dignity Health - Psychiatric Social Worker
Red Bluff, CA, 01/2016 - 06/2019
  • Updated treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Developed and implemented detailed pre-discharge plans for clients soon to be reintegrated into community.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Presented clinical documentation and observations to interdisciplinary team.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve residents' quality of life.
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources.
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans.
  • Completed psychosocial evaluations and needs assessments.
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
  • Preserved and prepared reports and treatment records.
  • Coordinated individualized discharge plans to manage safe transition back into community and home environments.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans and referrals.
  • Delivered social work and competency restoration services to court ordered individuals in a psychiatric settings.
State Of Washington - Social Service Specialist 3
City, STATE, 12/2013 - 12/2015
  • Gathered information from mental and physical health and educational records to make recommendations and determine appropriate care plans.
  • Coordinated with social, public and welfare agencies to obtain and provide client information.
  • Cultivated positive, trusting relationships with clients and community providers to promote effective coordination of resources.
  • iCoordinated in-home support services and payment process through agency providers and individual providers
State Of Washington - Adult Protective Services Social Worker/Investigator
City, STATE, 09/2006 - 12/2013
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Collaborated with team members to achieve target results.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to complete projects on time.
  • Prepared variety of different written communications, reports and documents.
State Of Washington - Psychiatric Social Worker 3
City, STATE, 12/1989 - 09/2006
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve residents' quality of life.
  • Presented clinical documentation and observations to interdisciplinary team.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Assessed clients for abuse and neglect to compile documentation for court reports.
  • Provided individual and family education focused on symptoms and treatment of mental illness.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans and referrals.
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources.
  • Delivered social work services in a psychiatric setting to persons diagnosed with a mental disorder and persons diagnosed with a developmental disorder.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Montana
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Cottey College

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Social Service Specialist 3
  • Adult Protective Services Social Worker/Investigator
  • Psychiatric Social Worker 3

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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