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Mental Health Clinical

Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55120, United States
January 11, 2018

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Arlene Schatz 651-***-**** (Home)

**** ********* ***** 612-***-**** (cell)

Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Certification and Awards

Minnesota Board of Social Work, LICSW #09049 Issued 08/21/1991-Expiration 03/31/2019

Minnesota Social Worker of the Year 2003

Association of Certified Social Workers Membership entry date 05/1980

The University of the State of New York, CSW # R 01990 Issued 01/27/1978-Expiration 02/28/1997


Columbia University, School of Social Work MS, May 1977

Queens College, ‘71-’72 Israel Study Abroad BA, January 1974

Career Summary

A career focus on helping children, adolescents and adults receive high quality mental health services including evidenced based and evidence informed interventions in roles as a direct service provider, supervisor and clinical director.

Professional Employment

Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis, MN - 10/1992 to Present:

Clinical Director 02/2001-Present, Assistant Program Director 09/1996-01/2001

Oversee the clinical operations and program development/growth of a large 16 million dollar children’s community mental health Agency serving 2,700 youngsters annually.

Assure effective high quality service delivery taking into account best practice/evidence informed treatment philosophies, cultural inclusion and responsiveness, outcomes evaluation, and community partnerships.

Provide therapy to clients and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Processing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), DC 0-3R in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and certified in PracticeWise/MAP.

Provide clinical and administrative supervision to supervisory clinicians and clinical oversight for psychiatry.

Oversee the Quality Assurance Program to assure documentation standards are maintained as well as assuring compliance with the standards of external reviewers including HIPAA compliance.

Function as the Data Privacy Officer.


Outpatient Supervisor 10/1992-01/2001

Monitor administrative and clinical operations, including revenue generation through program development with the fifteen staff outpatient department which provides individual, family and group therapy and assessment services across five sites.

Provide therapy to children, adolescents and adults.

Lead staff and clinical meetings.

Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bronx, NY- 05/1979 to 09/1992:

Assistant Unit Chief for 15 bed acute adolescent inpatient training unit

Oversee the administrative and clinical operation of a 15 bed unit.

Census management by monitoring admissions and discharge flow. Lead team meetings and develop treatment plans, crisis intervention.

Social Work Supervisor of acute adolescent inpatient training unit, acute day hospital and emergency room child crisis team in addition to supervising psychiatry trainees on the unit.

Director of Admissions for four adolescent/young adult units

Administrative, supervisory, and clinical duties of admissions.

Design and supervise implementation of research project for follow-up study of discharged patients.

Primary Therapist in-patient adolescent unit

Treatment of six severely disturbed hospitalized adolescents and children having various diagnoses, including major depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder and conduct disorder. Modalities include intensive individual, family and group therapy.

Member of interdisciplinary treatment team. Supervisor for unit staff, social work students, and medical students.

Arista Center for Psychotherapy, Queens NY - 04/1986 to 01/1989:

Part Time Extension Staff Therapist

Long and short-term individual and family therapy with children, adolescents, and adults.

Additional Clinical Training in Evidence Based Practices

Child Parent Psychotherapy 2015

PracticeWise 2009

TF-CBT-NCTSN Learning Collaborative 2007

EMDR Part I and Part II 2006

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Social Workers


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