Master of Science: Advanced Generalist Practice and ProgrammingCOLUMBIA UNIVERSITY - School of Social Work － New York, NYAdvanced Generalist Practice and Programming USAStudent Union Executive Board Member - Advanced Standing Student Representative
Bachelor of Arts: Social WorkBOISE STATE UNIVERSITY － Boise, IDSocial Work
02/2008 to 05/2015
Social Service Specialist 1OREGON DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES CHILD WELFARE － Hillsboro, OR
Directed all protective placement, case management, parent education and familyreunification activities.Coordinated service delivery within inter-agency disciplines and advised individuals oncommunity resources.
Delivered comprehensive case management services and devised realistic ongoing caseplans.Wrote petitions, court reports, referral letters and maintained thorough case historyrecords.Served as a field instructor for Master of Social Work students enrolled at Portland StateUniversity.
01/2006 to 05/2007
COLLEGE OF MOUNT SAINT VINCENT'S INSTITUTE FOR IMMIGRANT CONCERNS － New York, NY
Developed and implemented social service program for immigrants and refugees in New YorkCity.Provided casework, referral services and psycho-education to individuals in the classroomsetting.Counseled individuals and families in private and group settings.
Participated in grant writing and fundraising opportunities.
01/2005 to 05/2006
CASI FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN － Boise, ID
Served as caseworker in agency's Foster to Adopt program assisting with home study, intakeand assessment services.Guided prospective adoptive parents through child selection processes by networking through local and national adoption agencies.Co-led informational workshops and support groups for pre and post-adoptive families.
Forensic Mental Health Clinician CurrentSOUND MENTAL HEALTH － Seattle, WA
Assisting a caseload of 70-100 adults diagnosed with co-occurring disorders involved with thecriminal justice system to reenter into the community by providing linkages to housing,vocational, educational, health & wellness, legal, and/or emergency resources as needed.Providing individual and group counseling in CBT, DBT, positive psychology and motivationalinterviewing modalities.Completing mental health assessments for individuals entering the agency and providingdiagnostic summaries per DSM-5 criteria.Maintaining King County mental health benefits and all other required county and Medicaidpaperwork.Providing crisis response services and assessing clients in the hospital for voluntary orinvoluntary hospitalization.
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