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Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Part-time Crisis Case Manager

COMCARE of Sedgwick County

Crisis Case Managers work with individuals who are presenting with a psychiatric crisis on a short term basis. This position will function as part of a crisis intervention team providing emergency mental health care at Crisis Intervention Services. CCMs primarily will answer the mental health and suicide prevention hotline, and will also provide case management services, and mobile outreach services as needed to individuals experiencing a psychiatric crisis. CCMs work with individuals, as assigned, to see that community resources are expeditiously accessed to meet the overall need of the client.

Aug 2009Present

Children's Church Teacher

River Community Church

Plan lessons and facilitate group time with preschool age children 

Aug 2011Present

College Women's Small Group Leader

River Community Church

Plan and facilitate group meetings with college students. Plan and organize events for college students. Develop mentoring relationships with college students.

Organize and facilitate volunteer work for group with BRIDGES program at Wichita Children's Home. Small group meets bi-weekly to spend time with 15-19 year old girls in independent living program.

Aug 2011May 2012

MSW Practicum Student

Rainbows United Infant-Toddler Services

Facilitate access to Part C Special Education Early Intervention services for families with children ages 0-3 with a developmental delay, call referrals and guide families through the enrollment process, along with writing formal reports on the family's social history and the child's current developmental progress to assist evaluators in determining eligibility.

Jun 2009Jul 2011

Children's Case Manager

COMCARE of Sedgwick County

A Case Manager provides case coordination and community based mental health services for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children. A Case Manager acts as a liason between SED children's families and their schools, creates and maintains a plan of care, facilitates meetings with parents, client, and all community providers to discuss client's progress, makes collateral contacts with the child's parents and other mental health service providers, and meets face to face with each client weekly at home and/or school to work on coping skills to manage symptoms.


Aug 2011Present

Masters in Social Work

Wichita State University
Aug 2005May 2009

Bachelor of Arts

University of Oklahoma

Honors and Activities:

Graduate with distinction, President’s Honor Roll; Dean’s Honor Roll; Golden Key Society; Graduate Research Assistant; Paradigm–Christian student association; French and Francophone Student Association; French Club


Communication and Leadership
Effectively establish and maintain rapport with clients and parents in high stress situations Guide families and school staff towards problem solving to meet client’s needs Maintain high performance level over long hours Demonstrate integrity through appropriate documentation and meet required deadlines on a consistent basis


I would like to work as a School Social Worker at an elementary school in USD 259 when I graduate.


Emily Bergquist

Camille Davis

Alison Twomey

Casey Speer

Michelle Layne