Experienced social worker/case manager specializing in assessments, long term care, conflict resolution and effective communication. Social worker talented at setting patients at ease and structuring treatment plans around each patient's strengths. Passionate about social work and committed to providing the highest level of care to clients. Dedicated to providing effective and empathetic care. Seeks to provide effective and supportive care while simultaneously continuing both personal and professional development.
Summary of Skills
Experienced Long term care social worker
Highly experienced in completion of plans of care/reassessments for in-home programs
Geriatric mental health specialist
Native proficiency in Polish and Russian
Excellent interpersonal skills
MASTER OF ARTS:SOCIAL WORK2006University of Washington, City, StateSOCIAL WORK
Bachelor of Arts:SLAVIC LANGUAGES1997University of California, City, State
Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical Liscense
Completed the Certificate in Geriatric Mental Health Program in 2011 through University of WashingtonProfessional and Continuing Education
Completed individual and group hours requirement in preparation for LICSW exam
16 years of experience working in social work field
Experience working as research assistant in Sociology Department at UCLA
Community Care ConnectionsDuluth , MNSocial Worker/Case Manager11/2003 to 07/2015
Assessed patient and delivered comprehensive case management services. Evaluated clients in annual reassessments and addressed individual client needs and concerns for in-home services.
Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic care plans.
Communicated with public social and welfare agencies to obtain and provide information.
Maintained a caseload of over 95 clients, working under strict deadlines.
Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients. Educated clients and their families regarding other community resources.
Completed annual reassessments to provide ongoing long term case management of clients for in-home services.
Completed placements, case management, family education in case more structured setting necessary for clients.
Provided assistance and interpreted from Russian and Polish to English in local community organizations supporting elderly and disabled adults.
Pacific Medical CentersKennewick , WASocial Worker05/2000 to 11/2003
Completed initial assessments and reassessments on elderly and disabled adults participating in Adult Day Health program.
Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised treatment plans.
Assessed patient and delivered comprehensive case management services.
Organized support groups for elderly who lack social networks to provide support during difficult life transitions, such as retirement, post hospital care, loss of loved ones, or resettlement process.
Worked as a liason between elderly and disabled adults, community and families.
Pacific Medical CentersSeward , AKSocial Worker12/1998 to 05/2000
Facilitated individual and group therapy sessions per week.
Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients.
Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights.
Completed initial assessments and reassessments for clients participating in Adult Day Health program.
Advised clients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
Carthage CollegeChicago , WIResearch Assistant09/1997 to 12/1997
Collected and analyzed data
Usedcoding systems and manuals to translate observations into quantifiable data
Administered research instruments such as tests, observations, and interviews Conducted internet-based and library research
Translated articles and other data from Polish and Russian into English
University Of California - Slavic Languages And Literature DepartmentCity , STATEResearch Assistant and Editor03/1996 to 07/1996
Conducted internet-based and library research
Proofread and reviewed electronic content for correct grammar and adherence to house style
Reviewed and edited colleagues' written work for grammar, tone, voice and creative quality in Russian and Polish
Experience in assessments completion in CARE program.
Specializing in long term care coordination of services.
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