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Social Work

Newton, New Jersey, United States
August 27, 2018

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New Jersey/Pennsylvania


Casey Schmidt

Clinical Social Worker

Recent MSW graduate returning to the Delaware Valley area to pursue further career opportunities Experienced in providing team-based client care in residential, inpatient and outpatient settings Passionate about providing trauma-informed clinical interventions for marginalized populations, as well as pursuing macro-level solutions to systemic barriers to care 9/2017 - 5/2018

5/2017 - 5/2018

09/2016 - 05/2017

11/2014 - 11/2016

Clinical Intern

Bridge Home, Boston, MA

Performed clinical assessments of foster children 0-12 using a trauma-informed lens within a short-term residential setting and presented clinical formulations and recommendations to the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

Engaged children in 1:1 therapeutic sessions; utilized play therapy and various clinical interventions to increase trust, identify emotions, improve self-concept, and develop positive coping skills Collaborated with outside providers and agencies to meet children’s medical, psychiatric, educational, and relational needs, and advocated for the provision of services in the face of systemic barriers Community Residence Counselor

McLean Hospital: 3East Dialectical Behavioral Program, Belmont, MA Enhanced the residential treatment of adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder through modeling, promoting, and assisting in the everyday use of DBT skills Implemented and contributed to the development of individualized treatment plans and intervention strategies for clients; engaged in timely and accurate exchange of information with the clinical team Behavioral Health & Medical Case Management Intern Fenway Health, Boston, MA

Conducted therapeutic interviews and assessments for patients living with HIV; collected data from said interviews to better meet the needs of this population through the Ryan White program Collaborated daily with medical and behavioral health providers to facilitate the provision and coordination of care for all patients

Promoted and supported clients in engaging in additional support services; provided assistance in completing and submitting application materials for supplemental services Conducted behavioral health intakes for new clients Mental Health Specialist

McLean Hospital: DID and Trauma Inpatient Unit, Belmont, MA Provided individualized daily support and safety assessments for patients hospitalized due to trauma- related symptoms; facilitated daily patient support groups on and off the unit Maintained patient safety through attentive observation and immediate coordinated communication with staff regarding any increased risk to patient safety Summary

Professional Experience

01/2013 - 05/2013

09/2007 - 05/2011

05/2011 - 08/2011

Academic Advisor

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Guided and supported students in identifying long-term career goals, as well as the interim steps required to achieve said goals

Provided strengths-base coaching to students experiencing challenges that interfered with academic achievement and career preparation

Collaborated with academic department heads and professors to encourage student progress and success

Instructor & Leader

Colgate University: Outdoor Education, Hamilton, NY Engaged community members in adventure activities that promote a connection with the natural environment, growth of interpersonal skills, and an increased sense of self-efficacy Empowered students to take-on and master the hard skills necessary to responsibly pursue rock climbing, backpacking, and canoeing in local and remote environments Co-led and managed the logistics, risks, and social dynamics of week-long backcountry orientation trips for incoming freshmen students

Initiated, planned, and facilitated community outreach events that introduced underserved youth from urban-environments to adventure activities

Youth Crew Leader

Student Conservation Association, NJ

Co-led a crew of local adolescents participating in a conservation and trail work youth program Planned weekly environmental education field trips and a four-day camping trip for participants 2014 - 2018

2007 - 2011

Master of Social Work

Salem University, Salem, MA

Bachelor of Arts

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

LSW eligible

NJ and PA applications for licensure currently in process; ASWB exam passed Education


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