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Location:
Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
Posted:
October 20, 2016

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TAMMY RITA, MSW

**** ******* ******, ***********, ** 66048

Home: 913-***-**** - Cell: 913-***-**** - acw5xo@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

An experienced social worker who has extensive experience in child welfare and child

protection with an emphasis on working with families who have been affected by domestic

violence. Experienced working with youths in conflict who have experienced significant

trauma and abuse.

SKILLS

Team player Critical thinker

Highly motivated Detail oriented

Solution focused Boundary setting

Excellent problem solver Active listener

Culturally sensitive Self-awareness

Highly professional Ethical Interpersonal skills

Experience with complex caseload Empowering Persuasion

Excellent people skills Strong advocate for client

Empathetic to client\'s needs Supervisor experience

WORK HISTORY

10/2015 to 04/2016 Foster Care Case Specialist

Cornerstones of Care – Kansas City, Missouri

Provide case management services for children and families involved in the foster care

system.

Monitor the child and families case and progress.

Monthly face-to-face contact with the child, parents, and foster parents.

Make referrals for services as needed.

Adhere to agency policy, deadlines, expectations.

Responsible for working with birth family to create and implement a case plan, set and

help meet goals.

Secure safe placement options for children needing foster care.

Collaborate with the state agency and the court system.

Documentation of home visits, staffing, and records of contact.

Hold and attend staffing, meetings, and all court hearings.

Practice the Sanctuary Model with all children and families on caseload.

10/2009 to 03/2015 Social worker/Case manager

El Paso County Department of Human Services – Colorado Springs, CO

Provide intensive casework services to families specializing in high lethality domestic

violence cases and parent child conflict.

Utilize Solution Focused Inquiry to achieve engagement with clients in order to develop

appropriate treatment plans; investigate allegations of child abuse and assess imminent

safety and risk for children.

Monitor clients progress and ensure services that are needed are being provided, that

treatment plans are followed through in a timely manner, and continue to assess for

appropriate client interventions and services Provide support services and crisis

management for clients to resolve problems and conflict.

Attend and testify in court hearings and mediations; complete appropriate paperwork,

documentation, petitions, reports, and reviews for court hearings, monitor clients

compliance with court orders; serve temporary custody notices and petition the court for

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05/2008

08/2006

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verbal orders pertaining to the safety of children and families.

Facilitate meetings and staffing\'s to include treatment facility staffing\'s, school staffing\'s,

and family meetings.

Act as a liaison for the agency by consulting with community professionals and providers.

07/2009 Site Director

YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Overland Park, KS

Professionally responsible for the general and specific supervision of the YMCA after

school program.

Responsible for the implementation of operations involving safety, nutrition, hygiene,

scheduling, tuition, discipline, curriculum, planning and programming, collection of

tuition, record keeping, maintenance of site.

Development of personal relationships with staff, children, and parents.

Preparations of weekly and monthly activity plans for each program according to

established educational and environmental standards set by state licensing and the YMCA.

Preparation of the snack menu according to guidelines set by state licensing and the

YMCA.

Completion of all state licensing, financial and YMCA reports in a timely and accurate

manner.

Supervision of all staff members to include teachers and aides.

Advised students on academic plan and course selection.

05/2008 Shelter Advocate/Intern

Advocate Safehome, INC – Overland Park, KS

Case management with survivors of domestic violence.

Provided advocacy for shelter clients, attended weekly staff meetings for collaboration,

facilitated and led domestic violence education groups.

Facilitated community services, resources, and referrals for shelter clients upon their

release.

Treatment plan and collaboration with various agencies.

Provided weekly therapy session for clients.

07/2008 Owner/Operator

Cleaning Unlimited – Louisburg, Kansas

Cleaning Unlimited Louisburg, KS Owner of a residential and commercial cleaning

company.

Accounts payable/receivable.

Hire and supervise cleaning teams.

Advertise and solicit new cliental for cleaning contracts.

Masters of Social Work: Social Work

Newman University - Colorado Springs, CO

Bachelor of Social Work: Social Work

University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

Social Work

Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts

Johnson County Community College - Overland Park, KS

Liberal Arts

Member of Phi Theta Kappa Society- 2005 Phi Alpha Honor Society- 2007 Mu Psi Chapter

2008

TRAININGS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED

FAMILY CENTERED CHILD WELFARE

CASE PLANNING AND FAMILY CENTERED CASEWORK

THE EFFECTS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT

SEPARATION, PLACEMENT AND REUNIFICATION IN CHILD WELFARE

SAFE AND TOGETHER (3 DAY TRAINING)

LEGAL PREPARATION FOR CASEWORKERS

CONCURRENT PLANNING FROM A FAMILY CENTERED PERSPECTIVE

SECONDARY TRAUMA: EMPATHY KINSHIP CARE IN COLORADO

ARD SAFETY TRAINING

MEDICAL ASPECTS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN CHILD WELFARE

SPECIALIZED INTERVIEWING SKILLS FOR CHILDREN OF LATENCY YEARS

GRIEF AND LOSS IN CHILDREN

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

THE CHOKING GAME: RISKY BEHAVIOR

FAMILY RESILIENCE

THE DIVERSITY, STRENGTH, AND CHALLENGES OF SINGLE PARENT

HOUSEHOLDS

ADOPTIVE FAMILIES TRAINING

FAMILY LIFE CYCLE TRAINING

CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVILEGE, DISCOVERY, SUBPOENAS AND

FAMILY SEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT

TRAUMA IN VARIOUS FORMS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

HUMAN SERVICES LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

TRAUMA AND STRESS REDUCTION: POST TRAUMATIC GROWTH

TESTIFYING IN COURT

STRENGTHENING FAMILY OVERVIEW TRAINING

CHILD WELFARE WORKLOAD STUDY

CHILD DEVELOPMENT: EARLY CHILDHOOD ADVOCATE

UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO IDENTITY THEFT

DIALECTIC BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

COMMUNITY BASED CRISIS TRAINING SAFETY MODULE TRAININGS (1

THROUGH 12)

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: FROM INTERROGATION TO REHABILITATION

TRAUMA FOCUSED COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY

SECOND CHANCE GANG DIVERSION PROGRAM TRAINING

LEGAL PREPARATION FOR CASE WORKERS

DIVERSITY 201: INSTITUTIONALIZED BIAS AND WHITE PRIVILEGE

RAISING CULTURAL AWARENESS: LIFELONG JOURNEY (1-3)

THE GREAT BEHAVIOR BREAKDOWN

SUPERVISORS: HELPING TO ENGAGE FATHERS

ENGAGING NON-RESIDENTIAL FATHERS IN CHILD WELFARE

SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIMS:

IMPACT CHILD SUPPORT: THE WHAT, HOWS AND WHYS

SPECIALIZED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

CORE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

STRANGULATION AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FROM A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE

WORKING WITH ANGRY PEOPLE (DVOMB STANDARDS)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS AND CHILD WELFARE

DIVERSITY COALITION CHILD WELFARE

TREATMENT PLANNING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDER

OFFENDER MANIPULATION AND DOCUMENTATION

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING: OFFENDER AND VICTIM DYNAMICS

THE IMPACT OF FAMILY VIOLENCE ON THE FAMILY AS A WHOLE

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUMMIT 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

CHILD WELFARE CONFERENCE (3 DAY TRAINING)

COLORADO SUMMIT ON CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES

COLORADO KINSHIP SUMMIT



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