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Customer Service Services

Location:
Stockton, California, 95210, United States
Posted:
March 21, 2011

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Alberta "Faye" Robinson

**** * ***** **** *** D #378

Stockton, CA 95210

(916) ***-****

abhp0b@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

My objective is to be in a position in which I can share the knowledge

that I have gained in the Human Service Field. I believe that I can

effect positive change in the area of policy, management, or consulting.

As Human Services Workers, we can perfect our skills and ensure that the

profession is one that is always modern and congruent with what works

best for families and individuals.

Qualifications

Instructor- 02/01/08- Present- University of Phoenix- Sacramento

Valley Campus - Facilitator School of Behavioral and Human

Service Department, Part-time- evenings, Teaching Communication

Skill for the Human Services Professional, Child Development,

Adult and Family Development, Case Management, Advocacy and

Mediation, Working with Groups, Professional Ethical and Legal

Issues, Field Placement, Intro to Psychology, Essentials of

Psychology, Learning Psychology, Mental Health and Crisis

Intervention, Dependency and Addictions, Emotional Intelligence,

Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Human Development,

Theories of Personality, and Social Psychology.

Instructor- 3/16/07-8/24/08- Western Career College- Stockton Ca, 95207 -

Teaching Psychology, Sociology, and Ethics-Temporary, Part-time,

evenings.

Case Manager III/Group Therapist- 3/06 to Present - St. Joseph's

Behavioral Health Center, Stockton CA 95204,

Responsibilities include Utilization Reviews for patient financial stay

using clinical necessity guidelines (Interqual), Group facilitation using

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychosocial assessments of patients, DSM

IV Diagnosis, 1:1 support, Treatment Plans, discharge planning, family

intervention with family meetings. I administered Mini Mental Exams,

BECK's Depression Inventory, Suicide Assessment with interpretation, DBT

Consult, Certified in Community CPR and Pro Act (Physical Restraint

Training).

Assistant Social Work Supervisor- 10/05-3/06- California Foster Families

Inc., Stockton, CA 95207,

Responsibilities include orientation and training of new social workers,

review, and oversight of social work personnel casework. I developed and

wrote informational material for educational purposes, conducting

workshops, and educational and/or training sessions. Conducting and

overseeing evaluations and assessments of a child for placement and

continued placement in a certified family home or licensed foster family

home. Approval of quarterly reports for each child on their social

workers caseloads, meets with social workers a minimum of once a week for

supervision, conducts individual conferences with subordinates to analyze

case problems and to improve their skills. I have the ability to provide

effective conflict resolution, ability to correctly interpret and apply

rules, regulations, policies, and procedures in accordance with Title 22,

while possessing knowledge of the principles of supervision, including

delegation of work, training for subordinates, performance evaluations,

discipline and hiring.

Program Social Worker/Therapist- 08/04-09/05- Teen Triumph, Stockton, CA

95207,

Responsibilities included meeting twice weekly with residents for group,

and individual and meting monthly for family sessions, which included a

cognitive behavioral approach to juvenile sex offender treatment. As a

social worker, I prepared treatment plans and submitted written quarterly

reports to the courts. The goal of juvenile sexual offense treatment are

to 1) assist residents with accepting responsibilities, 2) Discover

deviant patterns, 3) Self control and 4) Relapse Prevention

Social Worker- 02/04-08/04- FamiliesFirst, Stockton, CA 95207,,

Responsibilities included providing case management, case supervision,

and counseling to a case load of children and families, while developing

a treatment plan, coordinating support services for the child and the

family, coordinating the child's treatment plan to ensure all necessary

and proper services are provided and coordinated with the treatment plan.

Maintain and review case files to assure complete documentation of all

required reports and treatment plans, progress notes, and compliance with

agency standards and licensing regulations. Provide effective crisis

intervention education and other support intervention to families and

children as needed. Having the ability to write clear and concise

reports, respond effectively in crises, define problems, collect data,

and draw valid conclusions while being able to work independently.

Medical Social Worker- 05/03-01/04- New Hanover Health Network,

Wilmington, NC,

Responsibilities included duties as listed above. I primarily worked in

the Emergency Room. I provided case management services, Mental Health

Assessment, Brief Crisis Counseling, Domestic Violence Intervention, as

well as grief counseling. Note- This was my second time back at the

hospital after call from supervisor to return, they needed me.-2nd shift.

Intensive Family Preservation Specialist- 01/03-07/03

Methodist Home for Children, Wilmington, NC, -Responsibilities included

providing intensive home based therapy, using a family systems

therapeutic approach. Diagnosing using the DSM III, working closely with

the Department of Social Services. I worked intensively with families at

risk of loosing their children for 4-6 weeks.

Shelter Advocate- 05/03-08/03

Domestic Violence Shelter and Services, Wilmington, NC Responsibilities

included providing for the safety of abused women and their children who

were the victims of Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis. I provided crisis

intervention services, psychosocial assessment and counseling services

after hours and weekends.

Residential Treatment Supervisor- 01/02-09/02

Yahweh Children's Village, Wilmington, NC Responsibilities included

supervision of a staff of up to 9 in a Level III Residential Group Home,

scheduling, performance evaluation, daily planning of the milieu,

training of workers, evaluation of children for the admission. I

possessed effective leadership and communication skills with parents,

hospitals and the treatment team. Interpretation of policy and procedures

while effectively training staff to new information. I diagnosed

residents using the DSM III, behavior modification training with

residents and staff and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention skills. Certified

QMHP.

Medical Social Worker- 07/99-01/02- New Hanover Health Network,

Wilmington, NC 28403,

Responsibilities included psychosocial assessments, patient and family

interviews, family support, counseling, patient education and assessment

for domestic violence. Facilitate the adoption process and the release of

children taken in to custody by CPS, assess the need for guardianship for

the elderly, assist with the commitment process, facilitate/assist with

Advance Directives and Health Care Power of Attorney forms correctly and

notarizing. Assist with arranging home health support, acting as an

advocate for patients and their needs while having a vast knowledge of

community resources, possessing an extensive knowledge of medical

terminology from neo natal intensive, the birth center, geriatrics, and

intensive care units. Understanding of payer sources and possessing

excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate and negotiate

with physicians, family members, community resources, and patients.

Associate Counselor (Intern)- 01/99-05/99- Oral Roberts University

Counseling Center, Tulsa, OK

Responsibilities included providing individual counseling services to

students regarding personal and academic issues. I Administered

Psychological testing utilizing the Taylor Johnson Psychological

Inventory, and MMPI, analyzing the data and interpretation.

Jenny Craig Consultant- 1998- Tulsa Oklahoma, "New You"- Consultation,

Customer Service and Weight Loss Counselor.

Residential Care Specialist III- Children's Medical Center Group Home,

Tulsa, OK, 06/97-05/98

Responsibilities included working in a therapeutic group home for

adolescents, providing group facilitation, charting, and behavioral

redirection, menu/meal preparation, certified in First Aid/CPR,

Medication Administration Technician, CAPE, and CPI (therapeutic hold

trained)

Social Worker III- Child Protective Services, Human Services Coordinator

III, AFDC/Medicaid Caseworker- 07/85-10/96- New Hanover County Department

of Social Services, Wilmington, NC- As a Child Protective Services Social

Worker I investigated complaints of child abuse, neglect, sexual abuse

and child exploitation. My position involved gaining a great deal of

medical terminology in working with children with Murchison syndrome by

Proxy, Failure to thrive babies, substance addicted newborns, among many

others. I wrote my own court petitions as well as commitment papers. I

conducted home studies for child placement and adoption studies. I

provided crisis counseling and intervention to the families I served. I

conducted a psychosocial assessment of every family that I served to

ascertain their needs. I assisted with guardianship and protective payees

when it involved a disabled adult with an infant or child. As the Human

Services Coordinator III-- I worked as the afterhours CPS social worker

for New Hanover County for three years. I was the first social worker to

pioneer this position from 5pm -8am six days a week. I assessed and

initiated the investigation of all calls after hours involving Child and

Adult Protective Services. I trained the local police and sheriff

department deputies how to conduct investigations of children for child

sexual abuse. As a caseworker for the first year of service at the

department, I assessed the financial needs of clients for the AFDC

program and the Medicaid Program. This position involved being very

meticulous and very numbers oriented and detailed.

Education

M.A. Counseling, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK- 1999

B.S. Social Work, East Carolina University, Wilmington, NC -1984

UNC Wilmington, Middle School Education-1983, 1987, 1988

Certifications

Registered MFT-I California Board of Science and Behavioral Health

Community CPR, First Aid

PROACT Certified

DBT Trainer Certified

Emergency Crisis Management

Relevant Experience

I have been a volunteer for United Cerebral Palsy Child Development

Center, Domestic Violence Shelter and Services, Crisis Line/Open House

(crisis phone counseling), Families in Crisis Prison Ministry, CURE aids

of Wilmington and Reaching Hands with Healed Hearts Crisis Pregnancy,

Vice- President of San Joaquin County Chapter of NAMI

References Available Upon Request



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