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Skokie, IL
October 11, 2018

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Tharsica (Darcy) Vignesh



Loyola University Chicago

Master in Social Work with Specialization in Health May 2016

Aurora University May 2015

Bachelor in Social Work

Work Experience

Social Services, Clark Manor August 2016-June 2018

Documented and reported abuse incidents

Assisted with a self-maintenance group for residents with mental illness

Redirected Dementia residents and provided one on one when needed

Social Services, Warren Barr South Loop June 2016-August 2016

Organized discharge planning and assisted with care plan meetings

Provided services to long term residents as well as trach and vent resident

Spoke with residents one on one with residents that were diagnosed with a mental illness.

Intern, Warren Barr South Loop August 2015-May 2016

Led a ESL group with elderly Chinese residents

Guided family with advance directives and answered concerns

Assessed residents with the BIMS and PHQ9 assessment.

Intern, Aurora Township Youth Services August 2014-May 2015

Gave assistance to children 6-12 year in after-school program

Planned and taught social learning skills for 15-20 children

Provided additional community resources to children and family members

Resident Assistant, Aurora University August 2013-May 2015

Supervised monthly programs and bulletin boards to residents.

Mediated and counseled students in roommate conflict

Communicated with residents about policies and rules.

Peer Tutor, Aurora University January 2014-May 2015

Provided assistance on Social Work assignments to student with disabilities

Taught students by step by step methods as well as clarifying concepts

Worked with student needs and tutor for four to six hours a week.

Overnight & Day Camp Counselor, Savite Camp June 2012- June 2014

Arranged camp activities with children ages 4 to 10

Helped set up camp grounds

Assigned and performed chores with children

Student Leader, Communities and Schools December 2012-April 2014

Monitored Students and maintained classroom order

Coached students to finish homework

Clarified rules by communicating with children in six to eighth grade.

Professional & Leadership Development

Shmuylo.M, Vignesh.T. (2016, June). Groups in Healthcare: Comparing Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Teams.

Poster session presented at the International Association for Social Work with Groups, New York City, NY

Member, International Association for Social Work with Groups June 2016-Present

Member, Aurora University Social Work Association August 2014- May 2015

Secretary, Aurora University Human Rights Organization August 2014-May 2015

Assembled agendas and meeting minutes

Ensure meetings are effectively organized

Maintained communication between members and the board

Presenter, Student Education Team August 2014- May 2015

Educated students and faculty through presentations and discussion

Provided information on prescription drugs, sexual assault, body image and social media

Introduced students to resources that can guide students towards possible solutions.

Special Skills

Speaks basic Tamil

CPI certified

Received 4 hours of Dementia Training

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