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Case management, social work

Location:
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
October 14, 2016

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Feb **** Jun ****

Chambersburg, PA

Nov **** Aug 2008

Boiling Springs, PA

TERESA MONTGOMERY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Human Service-oriented case manager with 15 year background in mental health services and case management. Core competencies include counseling, professional and friendly personality, and desire and ability to quickly learn new skills as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Eager to assist others to obtain suitable and desired employment opportunities. SKILLS:

Psychology

Social Perceptiveness

Active Learning

Education and Training

Therapy and Counseling

Communication Skills

Critical Thinking

Writing

Service Orientation

EXPERIENCE:

Personal Care Attendant

The Shook Home

Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager. Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration. Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.

Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.

Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.

Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

Case Manager

Diakon Wilderness Center

Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients. Counsel clients in individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical 1780 Wilson Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Nov 2005 Mar 2007

Chambersburg, PA

May 2003 Apr 2005

Chambersburg, PA

Dec 2001 Jan 2003

Ephrata, PA

abuse.

Collaborate with counselors, physicians, or nurses to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on social work experience and patient needs. Educate clients or community members about mental or physical illness, abuse, medication, or available community resources.

Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals. Modify treatment plans according to changes in client status. Counsel or aid family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the client or patient.

Group Counselor

Universal Community Behavioral Health

Follow up on results of counseling programs and clients' adjustments to determine effectiveness of programs.

Write evaluations of parents and children for use by courts. Testifying in court if necessary.

Develop and lead daily group counseling sessions.

Gather information from doctors, schools, social workers, juvenile counselors, law enforcement personnel, and others to make recommendations to involved child protective services.

Provide family counseling and treatment services to adolescent participants in partial hospitalization program.

Develop and assess patients' treatment plans.

Coordinate with psychiatrist, family, and placing agency to create effective discharge plan.

Personal Trainer

Results Therapy & Fitness

Develop personal training programs or routines designed to improve athletic performance and overall health.

Demonstrate and teach safe and proper form for cardiovascular and strength training exercises.

Assist in the development and implementation of a special needs physical therapy program at The Chambersburg Hospital.

Certified Silver Sneakers* and pilates/yoga instructor. Lead group exercise classes.

Case Manager

Summit Quest Academy (A division of Via-Quest Behavioral Health) Supervise or direct other workers who provide direct care to adolescent patients in a residential treatment facility.

Counsel clients in individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental illness, education performance, and interpersonal skills. Sep 2000 Dec 2001

Reading, PA

Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients. Collaborate with counselors, physicians, or nurses to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on social work experience and patient needs. Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals. Educate clients or community members about mental or physical illness, abuse, medication, or available community resources.

Assist clients in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support. Refer patient, client, or family to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness, following through to ensure service efficacy.

Modify treatment plans according to changes in client status. Counsel or aid family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the client or patient.

Increase social work knowledge by reviewing current literature, conducting social research, or attending seminars, training workshops, or classes. Social Worker

Children's Home of Reading Youth & Family Services, Inc. Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.

Evaluate referral and intake information regarding placement of children and adolescents in an emergency shelter program, sex offender, and/or residential treatment facility.

Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as mental illness, behavioral problems in home, community, and school, and familial disfunction.

Maintain case history records and prepare reports. Counsel parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.

Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions. Develop and review service plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided. Counsel students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical impairment indicate a need for assistance, diagnosing students' problems and arranging for needed services.

Lead group counseling sessions that provide support in such areas as grief, stress, or chemical dependency.

Dec 1999 Sep 2000

Chambersburg, PA

Aug 1999

Shippensburg, PA

Scranton, PA

Arrange for medical, psychiatric, and other tests that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.

Work in child and adolescent residential institutions. Aging Case Manager

Franklin County Area Agency on Aging

Visit aging individuals in homes or attend group meetings to provide information on agency services, requirements, or procedures.

Assessed client's needs in regard to in-home services and/or placement into nursing or assisted living facilities.

Keep records or prepare reports for owner or management concerning visits with clients.

Submit reports and review reports or problems with superior. Interview individuals or family members to compile information on health, educational, employment, psychosocial, history.

Create family and individual care plans in regards to available community and government services to promote a quality independent living environment. Monitor free, supplementary meal program to ensure cleanliness of facility and that eligibility guidelines are met for persons receiving meals. Provide information or refer individuals to public or private agencies or community services for assistance.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Arts : Psychology

Shippensburg University

Completed 15 credits toward MSW : Social Work

Marywood University



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