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Work experience

Aug 2014May 2015

Social Work Intern

Marietta City School
  • Effectively and appropriately assessed and addressed the needs, characteristics and interactions of students, families, Marietta City Schools personnel and the community.
  • Used knowledge and understanding of the reciprocal influences of community to intervene for student success.
  • Advocated for appropriate services for students and their families.
  • Effectively planned, implemented and evaluated programs that promoted student and family success.
  • Advocated, facilitated and contributed to School Social Work accountability for outcomes aligned with local, state, and federal policies and guidelines.
Aug 2013May 2014

Social Work Intern

Guardian Hospice
  • Responsible for meeting with patients and families, within 5 days of admission, to assess needs.
  • Meet with patient on a bi- weekly basis to ensure that all needs are being met from every discipline.
  • Connect patients, as well as their families, with needed or requested resources.
  • Provide therapeutic services to both patients and their families in order to assist with transition.
  • Participated in weekly one on one meeting with Licensed Social Workers.
  • Participated in bi- weekly interdisciplinary meetings.

Apr 2010Jul 2013

Community Relations Coordinator

Harbor Grace Hospice
  • Managed and serviced the communities of South Fulton, Clayton and Henry Counties in regards to hospice services.
  • Developed tactical steps in order to meet potential customer, get new accounts and reach monthly targets.
  • Maintained current and competent working knowledge of services to educate customer and increase customer’s likeness to market company services to those in need.
  • Elaborated action plans considering targeting accounts, competitive analysis and account background.
  • Positively impacted sales in territory, displayed knowledge of key accounts, plan, analyze and act upon sales data within territory.
  • Attained monthly sales objectives and provided forecasting.
  • Maintained professional, regular and timely contact with existing accounts.
  • Built strong relationships and customer loyalty.
Jan 2008Mar 2010

Social Service Coordinator

Canterbury Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Developed, organized and coordinated available community resources to provide a high quality social service program that met the individual needs of each resident.
  • Functioned as a source of support for adjustment and bereavement issues.
  • Provided services that included: individual consultation, group work, crisis intervention, implementation of Resident Rights.
  • Provide documentation for each resident which includes but not limited to: psychosocial assessments, admission note and discharge planning, Resident Rights acknowledgement, Resident support system, social history, quarterly progress notes and intervention notes.
Nov 2007Mar 2004

Provider Relations Specialist

Embracing Hospice, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Consistently met and or exceeded established program sales goals by 100 to 150 percent.
  • Produced high quality territory management activities, including pre- call planning, material inventory, call reports and expense reports.
  • Participated in various sales initiatives.
  • Established strong relationships and customer loyalty. Targeted new accounts which included but not limited to hospitals, medical offices nursing homes, LTACS, Assisted Living Facilities that utilized hospice services on a continual basis
    • Maintained actively referring accounts.
    •  Participated in conferences such as Georgia Long Term Care Social Worker conference and the yearly Assisted Living Facility Association (ALFA)  as a way to stay current on any changes within the communities serviced and explore potential referral sources.
Mar 2002Feb 2004

Intensive Case Manager

Post Graduate Center for Mental Health
  • Managed a case load of 15 to 17 court appointed clients on a weekly basis.
  • Provided outside resources to ensure mental stability such as ACT, drug and any other rehabilitative services needed to avoid hospitalization.
  • Reviewed medication intake, side effects, rehabilitative services and any onset symptoms related to mental diagnosis with client on a weekly basis.
  • Collaborated in interdisciplinary meetings and reviewed all clients.
  • Developed and exercised treatment plans for all clients.

Education

Aug 2012May 2015

Masters in Social Work

Clark Atlanta University
Aug 1999Aug 2003

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Mercy College

Skills

CONNECT
mental stability
Medication
Patients
sales initiatives