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Social Work Summary of Qualifications

Service-oriented professional with extensive experience in counseling and guiding disadvantaged youth. Effectively managing mental health caseloads and consoling victims during crisis and following traumatic events. Skilled with assessing the mental health condition of patients and allocating the proper solutions and resources.Compassionate worker with the ability to effortlessly relate to patients and foster an overall uplifting environment.

Areas of Experience & Curriculum

Case Management                                                                Mental Health Counseling

Community Healthcare                                                       Alcohol & Drug Dependency

Mental Health Assessments                                               Group Mentoring

Psychopathology                                                                   Educational Coaching

Team Collaboration                                                              Human Behavior

Needs Assessment                                                                 Discharge Planning

Session Coordination                                                           Group Leadership

Professional Background

Gwinnett County Detention Center

Aug 2014Present

Mental Health Counselor Intern

  • Provide rehabilitative counseling for patrons of all ages who include veterans, juveniles, & victims of rape and other trauma.
  • Handle a personal caseload and counseling of 4 individuals on a weekly basis while performing an average 7 mental health assessments daily.
  • Execute case management procedures for patients by assessing their needs and connecting them to the appropriate resources.
  • Stabilize mental health patients through the administration of therapy, medication, counseling, and educating.
  • Pioneered and conducted Women’s Life Skills Group for 10 women over a period of 6 weeks which helped to serve and provide coping skills, link to resources, alcohol & drug relapse prevention.
  • Collaborate with and consult the mental health director, deputy sheriff, nurses, and pharmacists daily on individual progress.

Childkind Inc

Aug 2013May 2014

Family Service Coordinator Intern

  • Oversaw the individual cases of 6 foster youths and their families by providing crisis intervention & resource referral services.
  • Prevented a client from committing suicide with dialogue and getting her to a mental health facility to be evaluated & treated.
  • Consoled the foster parents of 2 deceased kids who were terminally ill by performing follow-up visits and grief counseling.
  • Conducted monthly announced and unannounced foster home visits to ensure that children were being nurtured and cared for.

Project Educate Me

Jan 2013Jul 2013

Teaching Assistant & Tutor

  • Developed lesson plans for 8 different students which were catered to their individual learning style based on assessments.
  • Increased the 9th grade level math overall passing percentage by over 16 % at the completion of the customized program.
  • Coordinated and organized daily after-school tutoring sessions for over 20 students; significantly increasing their grades.
  • Helped one individual student in particular from failing 3 out of 4 classes to successfully passing all classes with A’s & B’s .


Clark Atlanta University



Masters of Social Work with a primary focus on Health and Mental Health.

Georgia State University



Bachelors of Social Work

Leadership- Social Work C.L.U.B President                                                             August 2013- May 2014

  • Encouraged a club of 24 undergraduate members and other social work students to actively participate in community efforts.
  • Completed several volunteer projects which included serving food, passing out hygiene products, and donating clothing.


American Heart Association

Nov 2013Nov 2015

First Aid and AED

Certified with skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives.