Social Services professional who has worked with cases involving both at risk children in group settings and victims of sexual assault. Exhibits sound judgment in difficult and high stress situations. Past work also includes supervising staff in social services.
Skilled community-based case manager
Calm under pressure
Sexual assault victim crisis intervention
Works well with at risk children and adolescents
West Georgia Rape Crisis CenterVictim Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator | Carrollton, GA | October 2010 - Current
Serves as first responder on agency's 24-hour crisis line.
Accompanies survivors of sexual assault to medical, court, and law enforcement appointments
Coordinates and facilitates weekly peer support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
Offers therapeutic services and crises intervention to survivors of sexual assault.
Obtains and supplies information to community resources to provide best possible guidance to clients.
Writes reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
Collaborates with court, law enforcement and community providers.
Coordinates and facilitates trainings for specialized volunteers as victim advocates and prevention educators.
Twin Cedars Youth ServicesCase Manager | LaGrange GA | April 2006 - June 2008
Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children and adolescents in the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Facilitated Monthly Treatment Team Meetings with collaborative partners and family of residents.
Organized, implemented, obtained and managed grant funds to support operating budget and programs
Coordinated staff development such as scheduling, interviewing and training of staff.
Coordinated client care from pre-admission to post-discharge follow-up.
Developed treatments and casework programs for an average of ten children each month.
A Friend's House, IncProgram Coordinator | Mcdonough, GA | January 2001 - April 2006
Offered therapeutic services and crises intervention to children in the custody of The Department of Family and Children Services.
Referred clients to social services agencies in the community.
Wrote reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children and adolescents.
Organized, implemented and maintained grant funds to support operating budget and programs.
Coordinated staff development by hiring, training, and scheduling of employees.
Bachelor of SciencePsychologyGeorgia Southern UniversityStatesboro, GA | 2000
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