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Social Worker ( Child Welfare, Hospice, Geriatrics and Psychiatry)

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
October 19, 2018

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Susan A. Hilton, MSW

e-mail: ac7fp0@r.postjobfree.com

949-***-****

Education

M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University of San Antonio, 1991 B.A. Psychology, University of Houston, 1984

Professional Experience

Private Practice, Orange County,CA November 2013-December 2015 Position: Private Practice (P/T)

Provided individual therapy for adolescent and adult clients. Pursued ongoing clinical training associated with LCSW licensure under the supervision of Dr. Tami Tucker (licensed psychologist).

Specialized in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, grief, depression. Trained in EMDR and Advanced Mindfulness techniques. Olive Crest, Bellflower, CA April 2012-December

Position: P/T Mental Health Clinician

Provided individual therapy for clients ranging from 3 years old to 39 years old. Pursued ongoing clinical training associated with LCSW licensure (e,g. EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, CBT).

Provided clinical and educational support to foster parents, teachers, administrators and other collateral individuals.

Trained in MediCal billing (CCCP).

Position: Intensive Treatment Foster Care Case Manager Provided intensive treatment foster care case management for youths with psychiatric diagnoses.

Provided clinical and educational support to foster parents, teachers, administrators and other collateral individuals.

Lead a transdisciplinary clinical team coordinating services to clients mandated by DCFS and DMH.

Palomar Pomerado Health, Escondido, CA April 2011-September 2011 Position: Per Diem Trauma/CCU Social Worker

Integrated Social Service functions into patient care, discharge, and home planning processes with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and healthcare facilities.

Assisted patients and families in dealing with the psychosocial issues and appropriate post-discharge referrals.

Interfaced with other disciplines as part of a multidisciplinary team in providing patient care planning.

Developed efficient and comprehensive discharge plans in a timely manner. Experienced with Cerner and other case management software. O’Neil LLP, Irvine, CA July 2009-April 2012

Position: Contract Elder Abuse Litigation Consultant Provided litigation support to law firm regarding Elder Abuse litigation. Reviewed documentation from health care providers and caregivers. Assisted with witness interviews and attended depositions. Silverado Hospice, San Juan Capistrano, CA 2008-2009 Position: Hospice Social Worker

Interfaced with community service agencies, e.g., physicians, nursing homes, mortuaries, churches, synagogues and other community agencies. Provided case management services to primarily geriatric population. Provided bereavement counseling to clients and their families. Assisted clients in preparing appropriate mandatory documentation. Hospice of Saddleback Valley, Laguna Hills, CA 1994-1995 Position: Hospice Social Worker

Interfaced with community service agencies, while providing case management services and bereavement counseling to primarily geriatric patients and their families. Assisted clients in preparing appropriate mandatory documentation. Developed individualized treatment plans for each client. College Hospital, Costa Mesa, CA 1991-1994

Position: Clinical Social Worker on Crisis Unit (CSU) and Adolescent Unit Worked with an interdisciplinary team to develop treatment plans for hard-to-place, severely mentally ill patient population.

Worked closely with referral sources in Orange County and Los Angeles County, e.g., board and cares, group homes, shelters and community mental health clinics. Facilitated group therapy with severely mentally ill patients. St. David’s Hospital, Austin, TX 1990-1991

Position: Graduate Intern, then hired as Per Diem Social Worker Graduate practicum Geriatric Psych Unit/Adolescent Psych Unit Provided psycho-social assessments of patients.

Provided group, individual and family therapy to patients and their families. Assisted in treatment planning and appropriate referrals. The Clairmont Retirement Community,

Austin, TX

1988-1990

Position: Director of Social Services

Managed a caseload of over 200 clients and supervised staff of six. Provided counseling services to clients and families. Worked closely with hospitals, physicians, hospices, religious organizations and other community referral sources.

Established an internship program for University of Texas MSW candidates. Lead a community support group for caregivers.

Community Experience

Dallas CASA Present

Position: Child Advocate (advocating for children in the court system by making home visits, interacting with CPS and court appointed attorneys, write court reports, attend court hearings and network with appropriate community resources). Dallas Woman’s Forum Present

Position: Community Service Committee volunteer (assisting with events supporting women and children through education and advocacy).



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