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Clinical Social Worker

Location:
Middletown, Delaware, United States
Posted:
June 14, 2018

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Education

Masters of Social Work, Widener University, Chester PA 2010

Bachelor of Science, University of Delaware, Newark DE 2006

Licenses and Certifications:

Certified Case Manager 2018

Licensed Clinical Social Worker 2015

Delaware Notary Public, (Commission expires November 2020)

Experience

Christiana Care Health System, Department of Social Work, Newark, DE September 2006-present

Senior Social Worker, Team Leader

Provided crisis intervention and supportive counseling to patient families by implementing clinical strategies to stabilize emotions so they could effectively engage in health care decision making and the discharge planning processes

Facilitated bimonthly support group for families of patients affected by trauma, provided individual counseling as able for inpatient trauma patient families

Cultivate and nurture positive, productive relationships with clients, families and health team members as well as community providers to promote effectiveness of resources

Performed biopsychosocial assessments, extensive documentation and provided case management of complex cases in all intensive care units of acute care setting

Assist in the sourcing of community resources and maintained client records in agency databases

Work with patient’s insurance providers to access their behavioral and mental health benefits and assist with placement and post-acute appointments

A Seed of Hope Counseling, LLC, Wilmington, DE November 2016-present

Mobile Therapist

Provide assessment, support, enacted family and individual plans of care for clients enrolled in the program

Coordinated efforts and attended IEP meetings to better serve child involved in counseling program.

Ensured a safe and therapeutic milieu and assisted in the admission, provision of patient care, discharge and transfer of patients and documented specified information

Conducted group sessions with key emphasis towards discussions in self-help and CBT styles of interactions

Erickson Living, Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA June 2013-October 2014

Resident Care Coordinator, Rose Court

Co-facilitated a support group for caregivers of memory impaired partners twice a month; provided referrals, brief intervention, and education

Counseled residents and their families in end of life decision making processes and provided educational resources regarding advanced directives.

Initiated weekly support group for family members of those living in long term care nursing at Rose Court

Assessment of the psychological, emotional and physical needs of nursing home residents.

Coordinate services with psychiatric providers to ensure members clinical management were addressed.



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