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Work experience

Sep 2014May 2015

Case Manager Intern

HOUSE OF DAWN, INC
  • Facilitate group or individual meetings provide support for program participants.
  • Perform casework duties and documentation functions required by the agency in Care Logic
  • Provide casework services to teen mothers and their children.
  • Counseling youth with behavior management using solution focused techniques.
  • Complete discharge summaries, implement after/care plan and provide follow-up services if needed once a youth is discharged.
  • Serve as liaison between the program and referral agencies.
  • Administer age appropriate development assessments on infant and toddlers using Ages and Stages Questionnaire ( ASQ’S).
  • Conduct Adult-Adolescent Parent Inventory (AAPPI-II) at intake and at discharge.
  • Make contact with school officials, doctors, dentists, and other community resources as required by the situation.
  • responsibility of meeting and supporting resident’s needs; supervising residents performance of daily activities prescribed by the agency and ensuring that all housing operations conform to the highest standards of quality.
Aug 2013May 2014

School Social Work Intern

Atlanta Public School
  • Conduct home visits as a method to access the family and conduct interviews in response to school referrals
  • Develop treatment and goals to encourage children and families to better their student’s attendance.
  • Address student’s attendance record and make families aware of the Georgia attendance policy.
  • Sever on Student Support Team meetings, and provide resource information to student and families.
  • Coordinate and participate in family care conferences with multidisciplinary team, refer families to proper resources for any need.
  • Refer cases that should be handled by Department of Family and Children Services.
  • Keep accurate records of students that have been referred to the School Social Worker.
  • Interview students and parents to discuss issues related to non-attendance and develop a plan of action.
  • Assist the school in following school board regulations for excessive absences and truancy; attend student support team meetings and court intervention.
  • Respond to referrals requesting verification of residence.
  • Perform related work as required
Aug 2012Dec 2012

Social Work Intern

Nazareth Children’s Home
  • Participated in weekly staff meetings.
  • Preform initial assessment within the first 30 days of client’s arrival.
  • Participated in support team meeting with clients that live on the campus of Nazareth Children’s Home.
  • Keep accurate record of contact with each client.
  • Set up medical appointments for clients that live on site.
  • Attend home visit for clients that were placed in a foster homes or adopted.
  • Attend trainings with person that are seeking knowledge on being foster parents or adopt.
  • Appear at court hearings on the behalf of client.
  • Weekly meeting with case load.
  • Participate in Transitional Living Program (Preparation for Adult Living and Apartment Living) serves males and females between the ages of 16 – 21. The purpose of the program is to prepare adolescents and young adults to be self-sufficient regardless of their future vocational and academic choices.
Aug 2007May 2009

Resident Assistant

Clinton Junior College

Resident Assistant

  • Arranged communication with and for students and staff.
  • Received incoming telephone calls and faxes.
  • Greeted students and visitors and directed them to various locations within the institution.
  • Performed typing and other clerical duties.
  • Provided information and assistance to clients and customers.

Education

Aug 2012May 2015

M.S.W

Clark Atlanta University
Aug 2009May 2012

B.S.W

Livingstone College
Aug 2007May 2009

AA

Clinton Junior College

Skills

Skills: 
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations, and policy established by the N.A.S.W Code of Ethics and those set by the agency.
  • Provide access to resources that offer support and empowerment to families.
  • Deliver services professionally and treat all clients with dignity and respect.
  • Manage business operations effectively and efficiently by aligning resources across the agency.
  • Promote accountability, transparency and quality in all services and programs administered.
  • Possesses efficient organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.