Inducted into Psi Chi National Honor Society (5/1997), Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
Who's Who Amongst College Students (94-96); Dean's List (1993-1997)
Inducted into John Hay High School's Alumni Hall of Fame for Community Service (2013)
SSI Ohio Project SpecialistJul 2012 to Current West Side Catholic Center － Cleveland, OH
Work with 7-10 SSI/SSDI applicants monthly to assemble complete, detailed SSI/SSDI applications using clinical and active listening skills to successfully interview and obtain necessary information with a 50% approval ratio.
Contact agencies within the community for outreach to homeless, disables individuals for possible processing.
Coordinate with SSA, Ohio Bureau of Disability Determination to ensure all documentation has been completed and received in a timely manner. Provide organizational accuracy and implementation of programs and services.
Assist in the development of policies, quality assurance & improvement activities.
Assist in strategic planning including development of organizational strategic priorities and performance goals.
Communicate with providers, judicial systems and others to obtain all necessary current and previous medical evidence and other documentation.
Document, track and report all data for all applicants in SOAR/Ohio Benefit Bank SSI Pro program
Travel to sites as needed to assist applicants with application process and meeting scheduled appointments with doctors, therapists and State doctors.
Assist applicants with obtaining housing after SSI/SSDI applicants are approved.
Attend meetings in the community and provide presentations to promote the SSI Ohio Project program to improve visibility and productivity requirements. Serve as a representative of the organization on committees, boards, and commissions.
Social Worker, Murtis H. TaylorCPST － Cleveland, OH
Coordinated, developed and participated in service plans for 50 school-based children and young adults, exercising judgment and cooperation.
Interacted with client and client families regarding resources and included client system in the implementation/coordination of services and documented visits to meet Medicaid productivity standards.
Coordinated evaluations and assessments consistent with areas of competence.
Provided support in crises and stabilization following department and agency procedures and directives.
Provided assistance in obtaining community services, including entitlements, housing, vocational training, sustenance and made referrals.
Participated in discharge planning and community outreach.
Prepared and facilitated focus groups and community outreach functions.
Social WorkerSt. Augustine Manor － Cleveland, OH
Evaluated, assessed and advocated needs of 79 HIV/AIDS and dementia residents.
Provided direct interventions regarding personal, emotional and counseling needs.
Participated in multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors and nurses.
Prepared admission and discharge plans, linking residents to community resources and nursing home facilities.
Coordinated Medicaid/Medicare billing and SSI/SSDI registrations.
Facilitated groups, committees and team meetings.
Prepared problem-oriented progress notes, summaries and correspondence as needed.
Instrumental in obtaining home ramp and other services for non-compliant resident mandated to discharge.
Automated office functions by installing non-existent computer and scanning function for data entry.
Case Manager/TherapistBeech Brook － Pepper Pike, OH
Provided behavioral health therapy, mental health interventions and diagnostic assessments.
Provided case management services to ensure service plan implementation.
Collaborated with team members regarding direct practices and services.
Processed Medicaid billing and documented time entries daily.
Completed eight hours training as an Assessor, in determining prospective foster parent eligibility in Ohio.
Positively impacted the lives of over 50 foster children placed in homes throughout Greater. A. Boyd, p. 2
Case ManagerAIDS Taskforce － Cleveland, OH
Conducted intakes and assessments to engage and implement service plans for 100 disabled, homeless individuals and families.
Prepared internal reports related to social service programs for audits.
Advocated on behalf of clients for governmental entitlement including SSI/ SSDI, and Medicaid/Medicare.
Facilitated, coordinated and managed focus groups and meetings.
Participated as client care representative on Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Committee studying agency capacity to bill for Medicaid reimbursements. TEMPORARY/FULL TIME EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Acting Special Assistant, April 2003 - September 2003 Lord, Bissell & Brook, Atlanta, GA
Executive Legal Assistant, 2000 - 2001
Assisted Robert McLaughlin, Partner and two (2) associates in insurance litigation and transactional cases. Drew, Eckl & Farnham, Atlanta, GA
Legal Secretary, 1999 - 2000
Assisted Attorneys Andrew Horowitz and Deborah Butera in defending insurance litigation claims. Powell, Goldstein, Frazier & Murphy, Atlanta, GA
Executive Legal Assistant, 1998 - 1999
Assisted Samuel Matchett, Partner and Associate, Michelle Battle.
Processed employment and workers' compensation, commercial real estate and environmental law client matters. Arnall, Golden & Gregory, Atlanta, GA
Legal Secretary, 1997 - 1998
Floater secretary to various departments, served as replacement staff in-house in the absence of assigned staff. A. Boyd, p. 3 Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
Department Assistant, 1993 - 1997
Served as Assistant in the Upward Bound Program (Trio Programs).
General office duties included compiling statistical data for federal funding grant proposals.
Recruited high school students from low-income families to prepare for college or employment. Coca-Cola USA, Atlanta, GA
Executive Assistant, 1991 - 1993
Provided clerical support to executive-level principals in various departments.
Prepared travel, expense reports and presentation materials.
Typed a variety of legal documents, general correspondence, memos and reports. Le-Gals, Inc.
Legal Secretary, 1984 - 1990
Legal Secretary and replacement staff for major partners and associates.
2005-05-15Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences － Cleveland, OH, USMandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Cleveland, OH MSSA, (5/15/2005)
B.A., Psychology1997-05-18Morehouse College － Atlanta, GA, USMorehouse College, Atlanta, GA B.A., Psychology (5/18/1997)
LSW Certification, State of Ohio License: S.0600004 Expiration: 1/20/2016 Inducted into Psi Chi National Honor Society ( ), Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA Dean's List (1993-1997) Inducted into John Hay High School's Alumni Hall of Fame for Community Service
Inducted into Psi Chi National Honor Society (), Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
Attend meetings in the community and provide presentations to promote the SSI Ohio Project program to improve visibility and productivity requirements
Disability, Documentation, Quality Assurance, Ssa, Strategic Planning, Correspondence, Medicaid, Compensation, Real Estate, Restructuring, Archiving, Arrangements, Class, Comprehensive Large Array Data Stewardship System, Dictation, Easements, Filing, Financial Aid, Office Manager, Pricing, Travel Arrangements, Web Based, Web-based, Medicare, Audits, Clients, Training, Billing, Community Outreach, Discharge Planning, Vocational Training, Data Entry, Hiv, Progress, Registrations, Scanning, Case Management, Mental Health, Therapy, Associate, Budgets, Cases, Claims, Clerical, Clerical Support, Commercial Real Estate, Executive Assistant, General Office, General Office Duties, Legal Assistant, Legal Documents, Legal Secretary, Liaison, Litigation, Logistics, Proposals, Real Estate Lending, Secretary
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West Side Catholic Center
St. Augustine Manor
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
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SSI Ohio Project Specialist
Social Worker, Murtis H. Taylor
Office Manager/Department Assistant III
Acting Special Assistant
2005-05-15 B.A. , Psychology 1997-05-18
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