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Management Administrative Assistant

Woodbridge, Virginia, 22191, United States
October 13, 2016

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Keisha Walker

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Virginia License Number 090*******


University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

Master of Social Work Expected August 2016

Order of Arete’, Dean’s Recognition

Virginia Union University Richmond, VA

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Community of Scholars Honors Society

Cum laude



Case Planning & Management

Fundraising & Donor Relations Management

Grant Program Management


Conducted weekly, monthly and quarterly in-service presentations with great facility administrator reviews to educate and provide training for 37 teammates within the medical treatment facility.

Individual and family advocacy for wounded, injured, or ill military service members.

Served as a liaison with military, veteran, and civilian agencies to establish and coordinate caregiver eligibility.


DaVita Dialysis Woodbridge, VA

Intern: 20 hours/week Jan 2016- present

Conducted psychosocial clinical assessments on hemodialysis patients.

Provided individual symptom targeted intervention to patients identified with symptoms of depression.

Conducted individual therapy utilizing motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior and problem-solving techniques.

Provided case management and resource coordination.

Facilitated patient support groups for 160 patients.

Assisted in coordination of Wheels to Wellness services for 80% of in-center patients.

Provided patient advocacy for rehabilitation patients.

Assisted patients in insurance, disability, and transportation applications.

Conducted discharge planning.

Conducted Advanced Directive and End of Life planning

Kidney Transplant list management

Supervisor: Kathy Trombly, 703-***-****, may be contacted

Quality of Life Foundation Woodbridge, VA

Intern: 15 hours/week August 2015- December 2015

Formulated client annual survey and improved data collection and resulting by 20%.

Assisted Executive Director with strategic communications and community collaborations.

Wounded Veteran Family Care Program resource coordination.

Assisted in grant fund management and requests for unmet needs funds distributions of over $600,000.

Reduced stress and improved quality of life for Veteran caregivers as evidenced by coordination and collaboration with federal case managers for over 148 families with 500 unique, identified needs.

Served as liaison and advocate for military and civilian caregivers.

Collaborated with 82 organizations to provide assistance to 148 wounded Veteran families.

Supervisor: Rachel O’Hern, 703-***-****, may be contacted

University of Southern California Virtual Practicum Honolulu, HI/ Lorton, VA

Intern: 15 hours/week May 2015- August 2015

Duties Included: Practicing live therapy with a simulated client integrating practicum material.

Introduction to the DSM-5, and evidence-based interventions including, motivational interviewing, problem solving therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Supervisor: Susan Hess, 310-***-****, may be contacted

Living the Word Ministries

Children and Teen Ministry Leader Honolulu, HI

20-30 hours/week (Voluntary) January 2014- June 2015

Provided counseling for 40-50 children and teens

Managed and supervised 32 volunteer staff; increased staff by 50%.

Maintained calendars, provided training, conducted meetings

Project DATE Honolulu, HI

Volunteer January 2014- June 2015

Provided community based services for homeless population; Aided in meal services and clerical

Harvest Family Church, Fayetteville, NC

Ministry Leader (Voluntary) November 2009-June 2013

Appointed as Member Services liaison and counselor; Performed clerical tasks.

Facilitated small group sessions.

Orchestrated trauma informed care for women in small group settings.

Right Direction Church International Columbia, SC

Ministry Leader (Voluntary) July 2004-November 2009

Conducted/counseling sessions and facilitated resource coordination for a group of 12-20

Served as School of Life instructor and counselor.

Provided counseling and instruction for 300-500 children and teens

Crisis intervention telephone counselor.

Freedom Chapel Cp Humphreys, Korea

Executive and Administrative Assistant. (Voluntary) April 2002- April 2004

Co-led biblical and marital counseling for 30-40 couples and families.


University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

Student Organization Virtual Academic (VAC) April 2015- present

Center Representative

Served as the liaison for the student leadership organization and its body. Assisted with the creation of a virtual academic center student lounge. Collaborated with students and deans on community service projects that served youth.

Living the Word Ministries

Ministry Leader/ Ecclesia Ministerial staff/Assistant to COO Honolulu, HI

January 2014- June 2015

Trained and counseled 45 ministry leaders and volunteers to conduct small group meetings. Increased ministry staff productivity by 50%.

Served as Community Outreach Planning and Coordinator for ministry community service that fed over 500 homeless Veterans and family members

U.S. Army

Army Spouses’ Club Executive Officer Multiple locations

April 2002-May 2014

Operation and Management of the Area Bragg Spouses’ (ABS) Club and all of its activities.

Ensured ABS was properly administered, funds safeguarded and approved expenditure and creditor relationships.

Administered operational, welfare, and educational funds within the military community.

U.S. Army Fort Bragg, NC

Medical Health Lab Technologist (Combat Support Hospital) January 1997- June 2001

Set up Combat Support Hospital Laboratory and Blood Bank for blood loss support in combat theater.

Trained and counseled 2-25 personnel; supervised 227 students; Coordinated classes and researched data.


Order of Arete’, President’s List, Dean’s List, Army Commendation, Army Achievement, Good Conduct, Professional Development Medals, Soldier of the Cycle, Volunteer of the Quarter, Community Achievement. Community of Scholars, Nat’l Collegiate Minority Leadership, Nat’l Collegiate Natural Sciences Award, All American, Army Physical Fitness, National Military Family Association Scholarship winner (2X), Hui Na’ O Wahine Scholarship winner, Hui O’ Wahine Scholarship winner (2X), Fort Bragg Association of Officers’ Spouses Club Scholarship winner., Caple Scholarship winner


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Phi Kappa Theta Honor Society, National Association of Social Workers; Council on Social Work Education

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