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High School Support

Location:
Jonesboro, Georgia, 30238, United States
Salary:
$28,000
Posted:
August 25, 2011
Email:
li8pa5@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*******@*****.***


TRACIE HOUGABOOK, MSW

*** ***** ***** *****

Jonesboro, Georgia 30238

770-***-****

li8pa5@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Social Worker (Entry Level)

EDUCATION

Master of Social Work: Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Graduated: May 2011; Emphasis: Family and Children.

Scholarship recipient, School of Social Work Academic Scholarship.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia.

Graduated: May 2008; Minor: Human Services.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Children Social Worker Intern, McDonough, Georgia

School Social Worker Intern, Jonesboro, Georgia

• Designed and implemented a screening protocol for developmental children at risk

• Supervised children having a range of moods and behaviors

• Provided emotional and psychological support to children

• Provided support and advocacy for clients dealing with the legal system

• Completed assessments and discharge planning; dealt with crises

• Facilitated weekly parent support groups

• Screened clients for appropriate referral and liaise with other agencies

Haven House, August 2010–April 2011

• Assessed needs of emotionally disturbed youth with severe behavior and learning problems

• Managed caseload of 25 students to assess academic performance

• Co-facilitated a support group of 10 students to build self-esteem

• Implemented crisis intervention using empathy and active listening

• Expanded knowledge of community resources; make referrals

• Collaborated with Community Coordinator to promote awareness of gang violence

Mundy’s Mill High School, August 2009–May 2010

WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Therapist, Atlanta, Georgia

• Administered individual assessments, treatment planning, and psychotherapy

• Instructed behavior intervention strategies to promote success in daily activities

• Documented assessment and treatment planning utilizing BIRP Progress Notes

• Provided in-home therapy services to adult mental health clients

• Attended weekly team treatment planning meetings

• Developed a list of community resources for client use

Stepping Stone of Atlanta, June 2010-December 2011

Community Specialist, Fayetteville, Georgia

Trainer, Fayetteville, Georgia

• Assisted clients with locating housing resources, community support groups, and other resources to assist with recovery and wellness

• Designed a community resource booklet for clients use

• Provided emotional support and feedback to clients

Total Faith Global Missions, March 2005–August 2008

• Recruited, trained, and supervised 14 volunteers for community outreach programs

• Trained 20 to recognize the need for conflict resolution

• Developed a mentoring program for youth ranging in ages 10-16

• Provided counseling to families in crisis

• Developed Training Manuals for leadership teams

Total Faith Global Missions, August 2008–February 2009

SKILLS

• Windows 2000XP (advanced knowledge), Microsoft Word (advanced knowledge),

PowerPoint (advanced knowledge), SPSS (intermediate knowledge), excellent written and verbal communication skill, proficient with augmentative communication

PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATION

• National Association of Social Workers