Brittany Sellers, MSW

  • Lithonia Georgia

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

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
2013 - 2014

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
2009 - 2010

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. 

 

2009 - 2010

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

Education
2012 - 2015

Master in Social Work 

Clark Atlanta University

Concentration in Mental Health

2009 - 2011

Bachelor in Social Work

Georgia State University

Certifications

Certifications
2013 - 2015

 CPR certified (American Heart Association) ·

  
2014 - 2015