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Work experience

2014Present

Therapist, Intern

Essence of Care
  • Locate needed services , make referrals, and linkages to treatment as it relates to the Individual Recovery Plan
  • Provided individual and family counseling weekly
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques in managing aggressive behaviors and crisis situations
  • Monitored and charted patient behavior and reported information to appropriate personnel
  • Assist the client in enhancing social and coping skills to deal with life stressors resulting from their mental illness/ drug addiction
  • B.R.I.P format
20132014

Social Worker, Intern

Georgia Regional Hospital MSW
  • Provided treatment as a group facilitator to forensic psychiatric patients transitioning back into the community
  • Conducted psycho-educational groups addressing legal issues, substance abuse, community resources, coping skills, and other pertinent areas of need
  • Developed lesson plans, Skill building techniques, and Objectives to address individual needs
20092010

Case Manager, Intern

House of Dawn Group Home
  • Update individual service plan for each teenage girl and their child every 3 months
  • Participated in group discussions and team meetings
  • Transported the clients to appointments
  • Participated in community outreach activities
  • Progress Notes
  • Communicate with teachers, probation offices, and family members. 

 

20092010

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Special Advocate
  • Identify and advocate for the best interest of the child.
  • Investigated reported  allegations of child abuse, neglect, or maltreatment
  • Make recommendations for specific appropriate services for the child and, the child’s family.
  • Provide testimony at court for the safety of the client
  • Monitor case plan

Education

20122015

Master in Social Work 

Clark Atlanta University

Concentration in Mental Health

20092011

Bachelor in Social Work

Georgia State University

Certifications

20132015

 CPR certified (American Heart Association) ·

  
20142015