Passionate Social Worker with 2 years experience working with Children in an educational setting. 3 years experience in geriatric population. Dedicated to improving the lives of others and advocating for vulnerable populations.
Assist families in directing them of the process and steps in the intial admissions process. Documented all 401's and 408's. Scheduled appointments, prepared consents, prepared MA51's. Contact other facilities and outside resources as needed, involvement with insurance companies, aging, medicare and medicaid. Upload documents in PCC, assist the admissions and social service department with any duties as arise. Communicate with families for needed documentation and any changes or emergencies in the facility. Meet with families to go over general care consents and tour the facility.
Planned and organized individual activities as well as group activities for geriatric residents. Followed individual care plans, and psycho-social needs. Advocated for the residents rights and quality of life. Documentation, and state regulations followed.
Successful completion of a 480 hour MSW internship with the communities in schools/united way of the greater Lehigh Valley. During this placement, I assisted the psychologists and counselors in classroom lessons, individual counseling and group counseling. I assisted with the St. Luke's health vans. I ran an independent girls group as well as individual counseling sessions independently. Worked closely with families in need for outside resources and in school resources. Worked with extra programs such as lunch buddies, after school study sessions etc.
I completed a 400 hour BSW internship at The Children's Home of Easton. Working with the foster care and adoption program, educational program, and the older youth/independent living program. Upon graduation, I was hired as a direct care worker in the educational program, and the adolescent male units on the campus.
Joe Gonzalez- Children's Home of Easton - 610-258-2831
Donna Dzjoko- Gracedale Nursing Home - 610-829-3600
Deborah Bowman - Bangor Area School District - 610-599-7013
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