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NIAZ KHANI PsyD, PRIVATE PRACTICEJuly 2015 to CurrentRegistered Associate Clinical Social Work Intern Los Angeles, CA
Conduct/document psychosocial assessments for clients within small private practice setting.
Cases range from adult eating disorders and relationship struggles, to children coping with trauma, divorce, behavioral, and learning disorders.
Create treatment plans with each client.
Provide individual and family therapy utilizing play therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), mindfulness, grounding, DBT skills training, CBT, psychoeducation, Gestalt, and art, and music therapies.
Document all client contact in State-compliant electronic notes Responsible for all marketing and recruitment in building client base.
Created board game ('Mindfulness Matters' Copyright VAu-1-189-275) utilizing 60+ playful mindfulness techniques, aimed at "mastering the art of living in the present," for ages 12 adult.
SAFE HARBOR TREATMENT CENTER FOR WOMENNovember 2014 to CurrentResidential Inpatient Therapist/Group Facilitator Costa Mesa, CA
Conduct/document psychosocial assessments at rehabilitative facility for clients (ages 18+) presenting with substance dependence, eating disorders, trauma histories, self-harm, and chronic mental illness.
Collaborate with assigned clients on treatment goals.
Provide individual therapy utilizing motivational interviewing (MI), mindfulness, grounding, DBT skills training, CBT, psychoeducation, Gestalt, and art, and music therapies.
Document all treatment sessions in detailed, State-compliant EMR notes.
Individually created curriculums for and lead groups in: Attachment and Love Relationships, Healthy Relationships, and Art Therapy.
Attend weekly team treatment meetings to collaborate with other providers and staff on best care practices.
COMMUNITY FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTERSeptember 2013 to May 2014Outpatient Mental Health Therapist Intern Cerritos, CA
Conducted/documented comprehensive psychosocial assessments and provided diagnoses for Medi- Cal clients (age range 6-17 years) in outpatient mental health facility with cases ranging from mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, ADHD, trauma histories, and insecure attachment histories; provided 15-30 week treatment.
Collaborated with families on client goals, responsible for all treatment plans, outcome measures, progress updates, and discharge plans.
Provided individual and family therapy utilizing motivational interviewing (MI), mindfulness, play, art therapy and CBT techniques to children and adolescents with DSM-IV diagnoses.
Designed, created pre- and posttest outcome measures for, and co-facilitated successful short-term group for at risk teenage girls about topics related to self-esteem.
Provided detailed Department of Mental Health documentation for all treatment visits.
MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF ORANGE COUNTYMay 2012 to September 2012Rehabilitation Specialist Intern Costa Mesa, CA
Provided individual therapy and case management to indigent adults with severe and persistent mental illness with cases such as mood and anxiety disorders, schizoaffective, schizophrenic, and co- occurring substance abuse disorders, using a variety of modalities including MI, Gestalt, CBT, and mindfulness.
Designed and co-facilitated a social skills group using art as a medium for expression.
Responsible for all progress notes, Master Treatment Plans, and other documentation for each client.
Trained in county and state documentation procedures and billing codes.
Created binder synthesizing and outlining procedures for conducting 9 brief therapy modalities for incoming interns and current Rehabilitation Specialists.
CLEMENTE MIDDLE SCHOOLSeptember 2011 to November 2011S.I.S.T.E.R.S. Program Facilitator Germantown, MD
Led group of 15+ girls, aged 12-15 in afterschool empowerment program, meeting twice weekly for 9 weeks.
Planned and executed activities designed to promote self-esteem and positive self-perception, dividing the program into 7 "mile-stones," each with clearly defined goals.
Maintained records and notes for each session, all of which began with a review of rules, followed by an icebreaker, an activity, and ending with processing the content.
CONFERENCES Affect Regulation and Healing of the Self 03/2014 Conference hosted by UCLA rd House of Ruth's 3 Annual Health Conference 07/2013 Workshop focused on Trauma-Informed Care.
Education and Training
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA08/2014Master of Social Work: Families and ChildrenLos Angeles, CAFamilies and Children
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Teacher's College02/2010M.A: Clinical Psychology Trauma and ResilienceNew York, NYClinical Psychology Trauma and Resilience
12/2013ASW License Number: 64923 12/2014 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) In progress Using Play Therapy to Increase Positive Attachment with Children and Youth 01/2015 Using Age-Appropriate Expressive Art Interventions 07/2014 Narrative Therapy in the Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders 03/2014 Strengthening Families Program (SFP) 01/2014 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Art, billing, binder, case management, CONFERENCES, content, client, clients, discharge plans, documentation, family therapy, notes, marketing, meetings, Mental Health, mental
illness, mental illness, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, presenting, progress, recruitment, Rehabilitation, SPSS, Therapy, Trauma, Treatment Plans
Master of Social Work : Families and Children M.A : Clinical Psychology Trauma and Resilience B.A : Psychology ASW License Number: 64923 12/2014 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) In progress Using Play Therapy to Increase Positive Attachment with Children and Youth 01/2015 Using Age-Appropriate Expressive Art Interventions 07/2014 Narrative Therapy in the Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders 03/2014 Strengthening Families Program (SFP) 01/2014 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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