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Social worker

Location:
Glebe, New South Wales, 2037, Australia
Posted:
October 23, 2018

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ELLAM GOGOI

Glebe, Sydney v Phone: **********v ac7g9i@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE SUMMARY

Highly experienced Master of Social work. Expert in hands on case work, spanning from severe poverty to social injustices relative to personal beliefs. Specializing in HIV/AIDS as well as child wellbeing and monitoring. Well rounded, well-traveled and open minded.

5 years Social Work Experience. Both bachelors and Master’s degree in social work, these studies have been partnered with hands on experience throughout India. Studied with a focus on HIV/AIDS and Counselling. Research conducted on Perceived Quality of Life Between Institutionalized and Non-Institutionalized Children.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

EDUCATION

M.A.(Social Work)

2016-2018

Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi

B.A.(Social Work)

2013-2016

St. Edmund’s College, NEHU

Class XII

2013

Salt Brook Academy, Assam

Class X

2011

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Assam

INTERNSHIPS AND FIELDWORK

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-2018

One year fieldwork experience in Don Bosco Ashalayam

2017

One month internship in Restless Development, India

2016-2017

One-year fieldwork experience in AHF (Aids Healthcare Foundation), India Cares.

2015-2016

One-year community work experience in Mawrygnkang village, Meghalaya.

2014-2015

One-year fieldwork experience in Family Planning Centre, Ganesh Das Hospital, Shillong.

2013-2014

One-year fieldwork experience in Adolescent Counseling Centre, Civil Hospital, Shillong

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY

House Captain

Served as a house captain in secondary school for 3 years

NCC

Served as an NCC cadet both in high school and graduation

President

Worked as a president of art club in St.Edmund’s College, Shillong

PROGRAM CONTRIBUTIONS:

Designed and implemented creative group programs benefiting children, youth and PLHIV (ages 22 to 60) and enhancing their social skills and self-esteem.

Worked with an ongoing event agenda that included Counselling Program, International Condom Day celebrations, several seminars and numerous community excursions.

Facilitated supportive services/counseling for clients as well as family members to address special concerns.

Forged community connections benefiting staff, clients and their families.

Collaborated closely with interdisciplinary team members on development of appropriate case plans meeting individual client needs

SKILLS

Extensive medical social work experience.

Strong familiarity with medical issues specific to HIV/AIDS.

Working with groups- Focus Group Discussion

Exceptional skills in cultivating productive relationships with patients and physicians

Good skills in patient evaluation and accurate documentation.

Community mobilization and participatory exercises (PRA)

Extensive fieldwork experience of working with children in shelter home

Client Advocacy for children while working with children helpline center.

Client need assessment and response in terms of working with adolescent girls and mothers

Language: English, Assamese, Hindi

Software Skills: MS Office, Drafting, Blog Designing, Photo Editing.

EXTRA CURRICULARS AND ACHIVEMENTS

Extracurricular Activities

Conducted International Condom Day in collaboration with Aids Healthcare Foundation, India Cares.

Made research paper on ‘Patients Perception towards AHF Intervention’.

Made a research paper on ‘Perceived Quality of Life Between Institutionalized and Non-Institutionalized children’.

Won 1st prize in comics drawing competition conducted by Faith Foundation – NGO, in 2013.

Won 2nd prize in poster making competition on World Environment Day, conducted by St.Edmund’s College.

Attended a workshop on counseling conducted by AHF, India Cares.

Languages

Hindi, English and Assamese

Hobbies and Interests

Reading, Dancing, Travelling, Trekking and Hiking



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