Lisa Yvette Gleason
Home Phone 843-***-****
Cell Phone 843-***-****
To obtain a position to continue to enhance my social work and counseling skills.
August 2015 to current Hospice Social Worker-Agape Hospice
March 2015 to July 2015- Therapist at Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health
January 2011 to November 30, 2014 Hospice Social Worker-Agape Hospice
I provided psychosocial assessments, long range planning and community resource linkage for my patients.
I assisted with advance directives and preliminary funeral planning. I offered direct support to both patients and care givers. I trained staff on Dementia I and II levels. I trained and audited social work staff on a state level. I provided social services related to promoting quality of care and comfort for patients with terminal illnesses.
January 2007-January, 2011, Harmony Care, worked as a hospice social worker and bereavement coordinator.
October 2001-May 2007, Caresouth Carolina
Clinical Counselor: provider of psychosocial assessments (individual and family therapy), crisis intervention, and support on an outpatient basis. Counseling services at Camp Sandhills and Camp Bennettsville under the umbrella of Caresouth Carolina. I provided services to the geriatric population in two local long-term care facilities until 2007. These services included psycho-social assessments and individual therapy. Many interventions such as reminiscent therapy, music therapy, and bereavement therapies were utilized as well as family support services.
April 1997-Sept 2001, SCDHEC, Social Worker III
Provider of home health services, support services, FIMR and FCN evaluations in the Pee Dee District---Marlboro County HHS, Darlington County HHS and Hartsville Health Department throughout this period. MSW also took a three month leave to be with family July-Oct 1999
March 1996-April 1997, Pee Dee Mental Health Center, Mental Health Counselor III
Provided first school based therapeutic program at West Hartsville and Washington Street Elementary schools in Hartsville SC
November 1994-March 1996, provided outpatient services for children in Darlington County
June 1994-November 1994, MRMC, Pediatric Social Worker
May 1989-June 1994, Pee Dee Mental Health Center, Mental Health Counselor III
I provided mental health services to children and their families. I specialized in the area of child abuse and enjoyed utilizing the techniques of play therapy and pet therapy. I had been appointed during my tenure with the agency as the designated Counselor for the "House Where Healing Begins".
Francis Marion University Florence, SC
Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology, minor in Psychology
University of SC, Columbia, SC- Master of Social Work Degree
Francis Marion University, Sociology Club, Deans List
Certifications and Accomplishment
March 1996, Nominated for the Governor's Excel Award
Awarded the Children, Adolescent and Families Award for PDMHC on a state level and awarded PDMHC Employee of the quarter 1996---Pee Dee MHC
Awarded Innovator award in September 2004 for establishing anger management groups at two local camps Caresouth Carolina
Certified as an RTS Bereavement Counselor -1997
Certified as a Rational Behavioral Therapist - 1993
Certified as a Dementia Specialist - 2003 & 2011
Awarded Life Enrichment Staff of the Year- Agape Hospice- Oct 2013
Lead SW for Agape Hospice state wide 2012 until November 2014
301 Agape Leadership course completed 2013-2014
I continue to adhere to the LMSW mandatory continuing education requirements yearly and have been affiliated with the National Association of Social Workers
References Available upon request