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Lead Group Clinician/ Social Worker

Sacramento, CA
March 11, 2018

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Rachel May E. Yang

*** ******* *** #**, **********, CA 95831

Cell: 916-***-**** Email:

OBJECTIVE: To further my career as a professional social worker

EDUCATION: Master’s of Social Work May 2011

California State University of Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

Bachelor of Music, Major: Music Therapy May 2003

University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music

Stockton, CA

LANGUAGES: Speak Fluent Hmong


SKILLS: Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Windows


Lead Group Clinician Heritage Oaks Hospital 2012-Current

Conducted bio-psychological assessments for psychiatric acute inpatient clients

Provided daily Dialectical Behavioral Group therapy for patients who are severe emotionally dysregulated, have maladaptive behaviors, or dual diagnosed

Developed Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Recreation Therapy Program, curriculum, and guidelines for 125 bed hospital

Trained, Instructed, and Interviewed new employees, per diem staff, bachelor’s, and Master’s level students

Administer monthly group clinician meetings

Established Activities Therapy Assessment form for hospital

Mental Health Counselor Asian Pacific Community 2011-2013

Counseling Center

Provided clinical and domestic rehabilitation for psychiatric South East Asian clients and their families

Translated and interpreted for clients’ medical, psychiatric, educational, and social security appointments

Co-facilitated groups focusing on life skills, coping skills, recreational social skills, re-adjustment, acculturation, and medication management

Master Social Work II Intern Kaiser Permanente 2010-2011

Department of Child Psychiatry - Intensive Outpatient

Under supervision, assessed and developed clinical treatment plans for clients with acute

and chronic psychiatric disorders

Provided psychotherapy, referral to Kaiser’s classes, and clinical case management to

patients and family

Interpreted for the adult psychiatry and emergency room patients with psychiatric disorders

Co-facilitated Teen CBT depression and Intensive Outpatient Groups

Worked with LCSW therapists to develop anti-bully training for patients and their families

Master Social Work Intern J.F.K High School 2009-2010

Interviewed and assessed student’s academic and social needs and concerns

Developed treatment plan of action for students

Conducted family and one-on-one counseling sessions with students

Directed student and family to community resources

Instructed educational focus groups for Hmong students

Interpreted for Individualized Educational Plans and Student Success Team meetings


Hmong Medical Interpreter Language World Services 2008-2009

Assisted Social Worker in home visits and client follow-up care

Referred Hmong clients to local social and health services and programs

Provided translation of medical diagnosis, treatment, and on-going care to Hmong patients

Career Counselor Sacramento Job Corps 2006-2007

Carried out new student intakes and interviews

Assessed student career and vocational goals and exploration

Placed students in trade vocational program and high school or GED program

Performed behavioral evaluation panels, class visits, and counseling sessions for students

Residential Advisor Sacramento Job Corps 2003-2006

Supervised and tracked individual trainee’s progress and personal evaluations

Provided weekly leadership and social skills training to resident trainees

Conducted individual and group counseling for residential trainees

Reviewed and evaluated individual trainee’s progress in personal and social development plans

Program Coordinator Lao Family of Stockton 2002-2003

Collaborated with local Stockton and Lodi high schools in order to successfully establish pregnancy prevention program: Hmong Women’s Circle

Marketed and recruited steady numbers of participants

Provided meaningful and constructive activities to address Hmong women’s social roles, cultural challenges, and concerns

Assisted in grant writing, researching, and additional funds for program


February Employee of the Month, Heritage Oaks Hospital 2017

Field Instructor, My Sister’s House, Sacramento, CA 2015-2016

Guest Speaker, Multicultural Counseling Graduate Class 2011

California State University of Sacramento

Consultant, Miss. Hmong Pageant Trainer, Sacramento, CA 2005-2006

Assistant Director, “My Mentor” Program, Sacramento, CA 2005

Co-founder and Chairwoman, Miss. Hmong California, 2001-2003

Stockton, CA

Presenter, Hmong National Development Leadership Conference,

Washington, D.C. 2002

Resident Advisor, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 2002-2003

Board Member, Lao Family of Stockton, Stockton, CA 2000-2002

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