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Mental Health Manager

Las Vegas, NV
October 28, 2018

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My name is Rashidah M. Orr and I am applying for a position with your company. I have four years experience as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT), previously working with SMI clients at Dessert Vista, The Psych Ward at Maricopa Integrated Health Services, Superstition Springs Mental Hospital and The Annex located in Phoenix Arizona.

While employed as a BHT, I continued my education at Arizona State University and May of 2008 I completed my Master of Social Work (MSW). As a student, my internship included working with SMI clients of all ages. My responsibilities included DSM IV diagnoses, Treatment Plans, Closures, Annuals, Crisis Intervention, Counseling, ASAM, Intakes and Assessments.

As an intern I have also had the opportunity to case manage clients for one year and six months with Child Protective Services in Phoenix Arizona. My responsibilities included a case load, referrals, court appearances, treatment plans, crisis intervention, home visits, supervision of family visitations, case documentation and closures.

I have experience as a Medical Social Worker. My experience includes MDS-Assessments, Quarterly and Care Plans, Behavioral Management, Risk Management, Psych, Counseling and Counseling Substance Abuse Special Focus Group.

I have worked as a Therapist completing in-home sessions with children and adults in the Foster Care System. These individuals were from abused, drugs, mental illness, and homeless experiences. Requirements included quarterly progress reports, assessment, treatment plans, documentation, attending mediation court meetings and writing reports for specialization determinations.

I was recently an employee of Corcoran State Prison as a Mental Health Clinician for the past 4 years. I have recently relocated and looking for employment.

I have had my certifications in CPR, First Aide, TCI and CPI. I am Trained in Restraints, Time Outs, One on One, Documentation, Vitals and Assistance with Daily Living Skills.

I am currently registered with the BBS as an ASW.

I am a mature, responsible, committed professional. I am a team player and know that I can be a positive addition to your agency. I am asking for the opportunity to be a part of your team.

Thank You,

Rashidah M. Orr

Rashidah M. Orr

(cell) 661-***-****


To be placed in a position that will enhance my experience, education and professional goals.



I have been assisting my daughter with her first child. I am now ready to re-enter the work force.

Corcoran State Prison, Corcoran, CA. 5/2013 – 6/2017

Mental Health

Individual and group therapy, DSM IV Diagnosis, Interdisciplinary Team meeting,,

Suicide prevention, Crisis Intervention, Treatment Plans, Documentation

St James Nursing Facility, Detroit Michigan 9/2011-5-2012

Social Worker

Ancillaries, MDS-Assessments, Quarterly Reports, Care Plans. Behavioral Management, Risk Management, Psych, Counseling, Respite, Counsel Special Groups-Substance

Haneefah Booker & Assoc, Chicago IL 60628 1/2009-6/2011


In-home therapy to family and children in foster care and The Department of Children and Families Services, treatment plans, Documentation, Specialization Representative.

Pinal Hispanic Council, Casa Grande, AZ . 8/2005-7/2006

Social Worker (Internship)-Clinician

Bio-Psycho-Social Assessments, Closures, Counseling, Documentation, DSM-lV

Diagnosis, Crisis Intervention

Clinical Supervisor: John Telles

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ . 8/2005-6/2006

Research Assistant

SIRC Department - Keeping It Real-Liaison

Supervisor: Patricia Dustman

Child Protective Services, Phoenix, AZ . 8/2006-1/2008

Case Manager (Internship)

Court, Treatment Plans, Crisis Intervention,

Home Visits, Supervision of family visitations, Case Documentation, Referrals

Supervisor: Roberta Perpich


Governors State University, Chicago, IL June 2004

Bachelor of Arts

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ May 2008

Master of Social Work


Who’s Who in America (Nominee)

40 Hours of Domestic Violence Training (Certificate)

Specialization in Child Welfare from Arizona State University.

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