Heather Yocum

Work History

Work History
Jul 2007 - Present

Targeted Case Manager

Cowley County Mental Health Center

I am currently employed as a Targeted Case Manager for Cowley County Mental Health Center with Transitions Foster Home program. My job is to provide supportive services to the foster parents in our program by assisting with licensing and relicensing of the foster homes as well as assisting with foster parent support groups. I also coordinate mental health services for the children and facilitate treatment planning.

Aug 2011 - Present

Practicum Student

Cowley County Mental Health

In addition to my job, I am also in the process of completing my practicum at Cowley County Mental Health. As a practicum student I have had the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of community mental health. I started and facilitated a Safe Dates group that deals with teen dating violence. I have also assisted with a substance abuse group. I have assisted Emergency Services by going out on emergency calls and assisting with the mental health screening process. I have also completed various mental health intakes and have held a small therapy caseload.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

Practicum Student

SRS

During my first year of graduate school I completed my practicum at SRS in Winfield, KS in the children and family services department. While there I had the opportunity to learn and observe the process of child abuse investigations. I assisted in locating resources for families, participated in meetings with other agencies regarding clients and had the opportunity to observe the child welfare court process.

Sep 2006 - Jul 2007

Attendant Care Worker

Cowley County Mental Health Center

I worked with children with Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Children My jobs were to assist them in coping with their symptoms in school, home, and community settings. I also assisted with teaching after school psychosocial groups.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

Master's

Wichita Sate University
Jan 2006 - Aug 2007

Bachelor's of Business Administration

Friends University

Graduated with High Honors.

Aug 2002 - May 2004

Associate of Arts

Cowley College

Received credits for general education studies and majored in Elementary Education. Received Assoicate of Arts

Certifications

Certifications
2011 - 2013

CPR

ACFD
2011 - 2013

First Aid

ACFD