Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Apr 2013

Sales Associate

Pier One Imports

vGreet and acknowledge every customer in a friendly manner

vMaintain an awareness of all promotions and advertisements

vAssist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance, and housekeeping

vAssist in processing and replenishing merchandise and monitoring floor stock

vAid customers in locating merchandise

vCommunicate customer requests to management

vAssist in completing price changes within the department

vRing up sales at register and bags merchandise

vPerform any other tasks as assigned by manager

Apr 2010 - Aug 2011

Senior Social Worker

State of Alabama

vInvestigated alleged child abuse and neglect and assessed child safety

vCompleted home evaluations and comprehensive family assessments

vProvided immediate crisis intervention

vFacilitated individual service plans

vCollaborated with hospital staff regarding discharge planning and schools concerning clients’ academic performance

vAssessed needs, identified barriers, and determined the delivery of services in order to preserve the family unit

vAdvocated for clients through case staffing and multi-needs panel

vReferred clients to community resources and partnered with providers to initiate services

vConsulted and supervised professionals who worked with vulnerable children and families

vSubmitted reports to Family Court officials and presented cases as necessary

vArranged foster care services once children entered the State’s custody

vAssessed children’s well-being in foster care homes, residential and public facilities, and clinic settings

vMaintained accurate case records and submitted required documents timely

vWorked diligently to meet state mandates and timeframes

Feb 2010 - Apr 2010

Family and Child Specialist

Gateway Alliance

vAssessed needs and determined the best long-term permanent plan for children and families

vAided reunification with biological family once children entered foster care

vAssisted children with difficulties in various social adjustments and parents/foster parents with child-related issues

vProvided intensive in-home services including budgeting, nurturing, coping skills, crisis intervention in order to preserve the family

vMaintained case history and prepared necessary reports

vAssisted families with utilization of community resources

vAbided by all state and Jefferson County regulations and requirements

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Program Assistant

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY)

vConducted interviews with individuals seeking employment for various positions

vCoordinated therapeutic, educational and recreational activities for summer program

vDeveloped detailed budget for summer program

vSupervised a group of 25 youth ages 12-17 during summer activities

vManaged 5 summer workers ages 14-21

vAssisted in event planning to raise awareness for homeless youth

vCo-facilitated etiquette and business classes

vManaged bi-weekly meetings and community projects for SBY’s Youth Advisory Board

vRecruited, organized and presented information regarding Project Safe Place to students within DC area

Jan 2009 - May 2009

MSW Intern

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY)

vAssisted in developing new initiatives such as curfew violation reduction

vProvided leadership in restructuring and implementing SBY’s Youth Advisory Board

vAssisted in investigating confidential matters involving alleged staff indiscretions

vConducted initial interviews with potential staff for counselor and director positions

vFacilitated surveys relating to neighborhood crime and effectiveness of public school education

vProvided support to the development and human resources departments in preparing proposals for funding and documents for the residential re-licensing process

vAided in organizing and planning special events within organization

vProvided support to SBY programs by developing a work-plan, restructuring caregiver support group, and preparing monthly and quarterly reports

Jan 2008 - Apr 2008

BSW Intern

Jefferson County Department of Human Resources

vCollected confidential information from those reporting child abuse and neglect

vAssisted with crisis intervention in order to stable the family

vConducted interviews regarding alleged child abuse and neglect and assessed child safety

vCompleted required agency documents

vUtilized community resources in regards to housing, childcare, and transportation services

vArranged fundraiser to collect items needed for children in foster care

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Office

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

ServSafe

American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection
Mar 2012 - Mar 2014

Basic Life Support / CPR with AED Training

American Heart Association
Feb 2010 - Feb 2013

First Aid

American Red Cross
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)

State of Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners