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Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Posted:
March 29, 2019

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Professional Highlights

Therapist

Perform diagnostic mental assessments and treatment planning

Conduct individual, family and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults challenged with co-occurring disorders

Apply evidenced-based interventions and treatment

Psychiatric Crisis Evaluator

Complete psychiatric evaluations in the Emergency Department

Function as an expert clinical resource for the nursing and medical staff

Coordinate the care of the client in need of inpatient psychiatric admission

Child Welfare

Extended Hours: part-time

Supervised, monitored and evaluated 6-9 screeners/investigators assessing child maltreatment reports in the evening

Assessed worker’s efficiency in engaging families and in the delivery of services

Maintained records needed for monthly statistical reports, service and compliance reviews

Ensured that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented

Trained workers on agency policies and procedures as well as proper provision of casework services and completion of forms and accountability reports

Family Preservation

Preserved and strengthened families who were experiencing problems characterized by child abuse, neglect and exploitation

Developed and implemented treatment plans with families within a 6 month time frame

Promoted parental competencies and behaviors that increased the ability of families to successfully nurture their children

Alternative Care

Evaluated the necessity of placing children out of their natural environment

Assisted with the move into temporary foster care when child maltreatment was substantiated

Counseled foster and biological parents in an effort to reunify the children with their family of origin

Foster Home Licensing

Evaluated families who apply to become foster care/adoption resources by their ability to meet COMAR Regulations and National Adoption Guidelines

Approved quality foster care/adoption resource homes that will be safe, nurturing environments to committed children

Collaborated with the local fire and health departments to complete thorough home studies

Psychological Health Outreach Consultant

Prepared and presented official Navy briefs, commander trainings/consultation services, health and wellness trainings at Navy Operational Support Centers in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Provided onsite assessments, referrals and consultation services

Consulted with Navy Bureau of Medicine (BUMED) personnel to formulate needs analysis initiatives, program design/customizations, and effective measurements of psychological health services to solidify value

Returning Warrior Workshops

Engaged Navy Reservists who participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) and their families in identifying any immediate and potential issues

Informed, educated and honored Sailors and their families who supported them during their deployment

Conducted seminars on suicide education and prevention

Skills

Strong writing and verbal skills

Proficient knowledge of computers, including MAC & PC

Formidable interpersonal skills

Ability to manage projects and prioritize

Excellent leadership skills

Detail oriented

Highly motivated

Team player

Employment History

Windrush Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Consultant/Therapist

St. Agnes Hospital

Baltimore, MD

Total Health Care Baltimore, MD

January 2016 - Present

Part-time

May 2015 – Dec. 2018

Social Work Supervisor

Part-time

Baltimore City Department of Social Services Baltimore, MD

Dec. 2010 to Nov. 2015

Psychological Health Outreach Consultant

Serco, Inc, Reston, VA

Dec. 2013 – Sept. 2014 Sept. 2008 – Sept. 2012

Clinician

Baltimore Behavioral Health

Baltimore, MD

Sept. 2007 – April 2013

Social Worker

Baltimore City Department of Social Services Baltimore, MD

June 1999 – August 2008

Education

Master of Social Work

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

May 1999

Certifications

Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) – 14195

CPR, AED and Basic First Aid



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