I myself am a recovering drug addict. I can provide real life experiences, strength and hope to those in need. I have my masters in Social Work, with a minor in human resources. I am patient and i work very well with people. I have worked in detox units and also i spent 5 years working at the Watershed in West Palm Beach Florida rehab and i've worked with many drug addicts. I am committed, consistent, deadline-driven, and personable. I am motivated, I want to give back what was given to me. I believe this is my purpose in life.
Graduated with a 3.8 GPA. I took Methods 1, and 3. Social Work Policy and service 1 and 2. Intro so Social Work. Social Work HBSE 1 and 2
I did a number of things at this job. I advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.Communicated with relatives of patients about diagnoses and treatment programs.Assessed patient and delivered comprehensive case management services.Maintained a caseload of 30 plus patients, working under strict deadlines.Counseled and prepared residents for their transition back into the community.Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights.
I worked with individual and group counseling and facilitating group, lectures and game plans. Doing these things include Clinical Evaluation , screening, assessment, treatment planning, service coordination, group counseling, counseling families, couples, community education, documentation, professional and ethical responsibilities.
I've always wanted to work with inmates. I wanted to be their voice, their advocate. Not only do i have a back round of hope. I want to help people better their lives, i want people to know that they are not alone and you can overcome anything. I want people to find a higher power and refuse to let addiction to control their lives any longer. I hope something i can say or teach to these people can save a life. My responsibilities at this point in my life is simply providing everything i possibly can with my knowledge and experience. I deal with documentation also.
I was in the Social Work honor society. I spent a summer in Africa helping rebuild run down neighborhoods. I was awarded employee of the month at The Watershed and Little Creek multiple times.
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