social worker lmsw resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Motivated professional offering Master in Social Work. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Relationship building
  • Project planning
  • Problem resolution
  • Computer skills
  • Training & Development
  • Work ethic
  • Clerical
  • Decision-making
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Multitasking
  • Basic math
  • Teambuilding
  • Active listening
  • Leadership
  • Analytical
  • People skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Planning
03/2005 to 11/2021 Social Worker LMSW Good Shepherd Hospice | Saint James, NY,
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Documented services and collected required data for evaluation.
  • Counseled patients on ongoing basis to assist with challenges.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of current needs.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and strategies for dealing with individual problems.
  • Arranged for medical, mental health or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders
  • Compiled socio-psychiatric case histories to facilitate accurate diagnoses.
  • Provided community, private and school-based social work support to children and adult individuals
  • Provided education and support to patients' family members.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Prepared required treatment records and reports.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Set up family meetings with guidance from physicians.
  • Recommended plans to teachers, doctors and parents to ensure child health and safety.
09/2000 to 08/2008 Teacher Primrose Schools | Gainesville, GA,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings to brainstorm ideas on [Type] issues.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, utilizing various teaching methods.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Encouraged positive self-esteem and mutual respect for others while instilling joy of learning and discovery.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for students.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Maintained calm, positive classroom environment through gentle discipline and enthusiastic attitude to encourage learning and studying among student.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Created lesson plans corresponding to yearly curriculum, incorporating broad variety of activities, hands-on experiences, basic academic skills and opportunities for creativity.
  • Taught groups of up to 12 students and provided individual support.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Gave quizzes and tests to assess student understanding of material.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Encouraged maximal development by providing opportunities for inquiry on classroom subject matter and exploration of related subjects, nurturing individual strengths and interests.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities exploring concepts.
01/2002 to 01/2003 Social Worker Consulate Health Care | West Palm Beach, FL,
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
  • Administered conflict resolution strategies to help families resolve disputes.
  • Provided mental health support to homeless clients and connected each with community resources.
  • Completed intake assessments with patients and drafted community re-entry plans following treatment.
  • Counseled and prepared residents for transition to independent living.
  • Facilitated individual and group therapy sessions per week to solve problems, set and achieve goals and improve communication skills.
  • Practiced cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement and structural family therapy.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team of mental health case managers and disability workers.
  • Compiled socio-psychiatric case histories to facilitate accurate diagnoses.
  • Reduced unnecessary risk of institutional care by treating high-risk clients living in communities.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1998 to to Master of Science | Social Work University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI GPA:
Expected in 05/1996 to to Bachelor of Science | Clinical/Community Psychology University of Michigan - Flint, Flint, MI GPA:
Expected in 06/1993 to to Associate of Arts | Charles Stewart Mott Community College, Flint, MI GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • Charles Stewart Mott Community College

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