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Social Worker

Atlanta, GA
April 14, 2016

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Roderick P. Baker

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Jonesboro, Georgia 30236


Objective: To provide professional, clinical and Medicaid services to consumers in behavioral and addictive disease programs.

Provided individual and group counseling for clients with substance abuse issues.

Assisted in the coordination outreach efforts including wellness programming, including stress management, substance abuse prevention, relationship issues and sexual assault prevention.

Supported the center’s crisis intervention efforts, daytime and after-hours crisis consultation activities, on-call operations, and counselor-on-call activities.

Knowledge of the principles of psychological theories, and knowledge of clinical service delivery systems in counseling centers; Medicaid

Knowledge of professional ethical guidelines associated with counseling practice;

Knowledge of the various laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) that impact counseling service.

Knowledge of diversity as it relates to counseling and outreach; Methadone Clinic

Displayed expertise in providing mental health services to clients, with demonstrated skills in and a commitment to providing clinical and outreach services to diverse populations.

Demonstrated the ability to plan, organize, and implement short and long range goals; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients’ faculty, and staff.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook.

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Work History

05/12-Present Southside Medical Center. East Point, GA

10/03-04/2012 Behavior Hlth.Clin. Fulton County Drug Ct. Atlanta, Ga

08/02-09/03 Teacher/Special.Ed Kendrick.Middle.School Jonesboro, Ga

09/00 to 6/02 Supervisor/Counselor Clayton Mental Health Jonesboro, Ga


Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, Ga, Master Degree in Social Work

Florida State University Tallahassee, FL, Bachelor Degree in Social Work


CADC II -4/2011, ASAM Training-11/07/2006 Mediation Training-(11/06-12/01) MRT. Prime for Life The Matrix. CB/Motivational Interviewing. Anger Management Specialist.

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