Maria Diaz

Maria Diaz

Work History

Work History
Mar 2012 - Present

Family Support Specialist

Kansas Children's Service League
  • Develop and manage an individualized Family Service Plan coordinating with participant families and other community resources and agencies
  • Educate parents on children's development process
  • Assist families in identifying their baby's needs and obtaining resources
  • Support families in the home while they respond to their child's and thier own needs
  • monitor and coordinate complience with medical and immunization needs of the child
  • Assist families in following up with recommended immunization schedules
  • Help families feel more empowered
  • Ensure families have a medical provider
  • Provide crises intervention support for participant families
Nov 2009 - Mar 2012

Insurance agent

Farmers Insurance Group

·Quote life, property and casualty products for prospects on a regular basis.

·Issue and explain policies to new clients.

·Contact company’s main support team to advocate for clients.

·Constantly modify and make changes to policies according to client’s request.

·Assist clients with their SR-22 filing, and Driver license reinstatements.

·Work with Spanish speaking customer base, meeting all their insurance needs in their own language.

Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

Patient advocate

Medical Services Bureau

·Determined client eligibility.

·Created vouchers for participating drugstores.

·Helped clients apply for pharmaceutical drug programs.

·Maintained PDP list and followed up with companies if there were any changes.

·Prepared monthly reports for executive director.

·Applied knowledge of MSB policies to unique cases.

·Participated in outreach events in order to educate the public about Medical Service Bureau’s programs and benefits

Nov 2006 - Aug 2008

Family case manager

Child Start, Inc.

·Recruited children and families for the program.

·Completed enrollment for children entering the program.

·Gained the trust and confidence of parents.

·Conducted home visits and monthly parent meetings.

·Created family and community resource plans for participating children.

·Prepared monthly case reviews.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

Master of Social Work

Wichita State University
Jan 2001 - May 2006

Bachelors

Wichita State University

Skills

Skills

Languages

Proficient in Spanish, French, and Italian.

Objective

To find a work opportunity within the Social Work field in which I can utilize my skills.

Interest

Social work, Dance choreography, and Events Planning.

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2010 - Mar 2012

Insurance Agent License

kansas Insurance Commissioner