Licensed Clinical Social Worker eager to collaborate with other mental health professionals to provide comprehensive and holistic treatment to clients struggling with pervasive disorders. Extensive knowledge working with severely and chronically mentally ill adults and children.
·14 years practical experience in Transcultural practice in various settings and capacities conducting assessments using standardized tools to evaluate, develop and implement effective treatment plans minimizing psychosocial barriers to improved outcomes, and maximizing improved functioning and adjustment to chronic medical, behavioral, mental, and/or emotional impairment.
·Possess foundational training in strengths based family systems approach utilizing interventions such as Motivational Interviewing, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), re-breathing, as well as Dialectical Behavior and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to assist patients in improving outcomes with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress.
·Familiarity with substance, mental health, intervention, education, family court and criminal justice systems, and Medicaid billing procedures.
·Collaborate and provide diagnostic impressions based on case histories and clinical assessment to other allied health care staff, supervisors, community protective services, community care providers, law enforcement and judicial personnel in family and juvenile criminal proceedings, and Maryland Department of Education.