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Social Worker

Location:
Brandon, Mississippi, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
October 25, 2016

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TANIA S. SMITH

Permanent Address

*** *********** ***

Brandon, MS 39042

601-***-****

acw8kr@r.postjobfree.com

or

acw8kr@r.postjobfree.com

Education

Bachelor of Social Work, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, August 2011-December 2013

Associate of Arts, Holmes Community College, Ridgeland, MS, August 2009- July 2011

Work Experience

Family Protection Specialist

Dept. of Human Services, Brandon, MS August 2013-Present

• Evaluation to determine a child's developmental status and need for early intervention services

• Making home visits to assess a child's living conditions and patterns of parent-child interaction to determine the need for social work or other counseling services.

• Preparing a social or emotional developmental assessment of the child within the family context to determine the need for social work or other counseling services.

• Providing individual and family-group counseling with parents and other family members, and appropriate social skill-building activities with the child and parents.

• refer those individuals experiencing mental health problems to resources other than Early Intervention for services.

• Working with issues in the child's and family's living situation (home, community, and any center where early intervention services are provided) that affect the child's maximum utilization of early intervention services; and

• Identifying, mobilizing, and coordinating community resources and services to enable the child and family to receive maximum benefit from early intervention services.

Administrative Assistant

School of Social Work, Jackson, MS September 2011-December 2013

• Performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.

• Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing.

• Extensive software skills, Internet research abilities and communication with faculty and student.

Loans Officer

Community Loans of America, Jackson, MS September 2007-June 2009

• Approve loans within specified limits, and refer loan applications outside those limits to management for approval.

• Meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and to answer questions about the process.

• Analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans.

• Explain to customers the different types of loans and credit options that are available, as well as the terms of those services.

• Obtain and compile copies of loan applicants' credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information.

• Review and update credit and loan files.

Manger

Claire’s Boutique, Jackson, MS October 2002-September 2007

• Managing and motivating a team to increase sales and ensure efficiency.

• Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control.

• Analyze sales figures and forecasting future sales.

• Using information technology to record sales figures, for data analysis and forward planning.

Dealing with staffing issues such as interviewing potential staff, conducting appraisals and performance reviews, as well as providing or organizing training and development.

ACTIVITIES, HONORS, AND CERTICATES

Phi Kappa Phi, Member 2011

Honor Society

NASW member 2012

REFERENCES

Available Upon Request



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