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Social Worker

Seattle, Washington, United States
August 09, 2018

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Marifel Garcia

**** ********* *** #* *******, WA 98105



June 2018

University o f Washington, School of Social Work S eattle, WA Master’s Degree in Social Work- Health Concentration

● Notable Coursework: Assessment of Mental Disorders, Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare Practice Settings, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Children, Understanding Addiction, Pharmacology of Drug and Treatment Methods June 2016 California State University, of Los Angeles L os Angeles, CA Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

● Awards: Cum Laude

● Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society

Licensure: L SWAIC, Credential Number: SC 60855607 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Oct 2017-Present

Sept 2017-June


Trader Joe's Seattle, WA

Crew Member

● Managed quality communication, customer support and product representation for each client.

● Promoted company values with integrity while providing exceptional customer service experience.

Seattle Children’s Hospital – Neurology Department S eattle, WA Medical Social Work Intern

● Conducted comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments with a diverse population of families in inpatient and outpatient settings.

● Provide social, emotional, behavioral intervention/support to patients and families.

● Daily management of hospital orders, evaluation of concrete needs and referrals to community programs.

● Triage support for families and multidisciplinary teams regarding grief, chronic illness, and providing appropriate referrals.

● Assess for child maltreatment, neglect and interpersonal violence.

● Provide crisis intervention and assist families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation.

Oct 2010-July


Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services L os Angeles, CA Client Resource Coordinator

● Assessed clients to determine physiological needs and program eligibility for youth ages 14-24.

● Managed a caseload of 75-80 caseload and placed clients at contracted worksites.

● Maintained communication contacts with institutions such as schools, medical facilities, and social services agencies.

● Provided appropriate referrals for health, social, and employment services.

● Responsible for overseeing Los Angeles County Youth Summer Program.

● Conducted 100 post-program quarterly follow-ups and case notes for county participants to evaluate program effectiveness.

Sept 2015-June


The School of Arts and Enterprise P omona, CA

Counselor Intern

● Managed a client caseload of 12 cases with at-risk youth ages 13-18.

● Assisted students with academic planning.

● Facilitated counseling groups, provided psychoeducation regarding bullying and self-esteem.

● Conducted case notes to keep track of student’s progress. TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) * Medical University of South Carolina * June 2018 Child Abuse and Neglect Competency * Seattle Children's Hospital * May 2018 HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals *University of Washington * July 2017 Bloodborne Pathogens * University of Washington * July 2017 VOLUNTEER

August 2017

Camp Starlight Salem, OR


● Provided direct supervision for group of 8 children ages 6-10 and creating a safe place for children who are affected by HIV/AIDS.

● Identify and respond to camper behavioral issues, and report concerns to camp leadership.

● Assisted in direction and supervision of campers in their living unit and during activities while championing program initiatives and camp mission.

● Provided leadership to campers in all areas and acted as a role model in all areas of camp activities, including cleanliness, punctuality, chores, rules, and sportsmanship.

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