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Mental Health Case Manager

Location:
Westbury, New York, United States
Salary:
$ 60-70,000
Posted:
October 02, 2016

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CERTIFICATION: Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Dec. 2007

New York State Certified Social Worker, CSW March 2000, credential changed to LMSW by Board of Education Sep. 2004

EDUCATION: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY- LIU Brooklyn Campus

Student in Certification for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Program, completed in June 2005

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA

Master of Social Work, December 1998

ADELPHI UNIVERSITY, Garden City, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, cum laude, May 1996, departmental honors

Member of Alpha Kappa Delta (International Sociology Honor Society)

SOCIAL WORK ISLAND PEER REVIEW ORGANIZATION (IPRO), Lake Success, NY

EXPERIENCE: PASSR II Reviewer March 2013 to present

-Treatment recommendations and level of care recommended for persons reviewed for nursing home level of care

-Interview of person under review, staff, and family or legal representative connected to the person being assessed and completion of mental health assessments

-Review medical record for information on patient functioning, medical and mental health diagnosis

-Review of long-tern care facilities for adherence with IPRO recommendations

LONG ISLAND CONSULTATION CENTER, Rego Park, NY

Therapist, March 2012 to present

-Conduct individual psychotherapy and joint or family sessions as needed

-Primary outpatient mental health and substance abuse counselor

-Record keeping, case management, and outreach for assigned caseload

-Perform assessments and intakes as needed

DAYTOP VILLAGE, INC. Jamaica, NY

Social Worker, August 2012 to December 2012

-Conduct psycho-social evaluations

-DWI/DUI screenings and assessments

-Individual and group substance abuse counseling

-Toxicologies, treatment plan review, and record keeping

WOODHULL MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, N. Brooklyn, NY

Social Worker Level III, October 2010 to June 2012

-Complete psychosocial evaluations for patients in inpatient psychiatric unit

-Individual and group counseling sessions and discharge planning for assigned caseload

-Documentation and recordkeeping for assigned caseload

-Attending morning rounds and discharge planning meetings

-Coordinate services and assess patients via telephone contact and meetings with families and agencies

-Confirmed patients have adequate clothing

-Provide psychoeducation for patients

WOODHULL MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH Center, N. Brooklyn, NY

Social Worker Level III, July 2007 to October 2010

-Social Work Supervisor on Medically Managed Detoxification Unit

-Supervised addiction counselors and scheduling

-Monitored after care for patients

-Reviewed and signed off on chart work, ensured charts are in regulatory compliance, assisted with OASAS and Joint Commission site visits

-Submitted PAS 46 N on patients, collect data, and submit monthly reports to OASAS

WOODHULL MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH Center, N. Brooklyn, NY

Social Work Sup. I, Nov. 2006 – July 2007

-Conducted group and individual sessions for Mentally Ill and Chemically Addicted (MICA) in inpatient psychiatric units (around 18 groups per week)

-Gathered patients for group, log group attendance, and wrote group notes in charts of each patient whom attended group.

-Conducted groups for Outpatient chemical dependency: Behavior Modification and Stress management.

-Reviewed and sign off on chart for Outpatient Chemical Dependency Program

-Compiled monthly statistics

CENTER FOR RAPID RECOVERY, Hempstead, NY

Intern/Volunteer, March 2006 – January 2007

-Developed smoking cessation curriculum

-Individual substance abuse counseling

-Co-facilitated group therapy

-Conducted breathalyzer tests, drug toxicology, and urine tests

-Provided reports to parole officers

-Chart work

WOODHULL MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, N. Brooklyn, NY

Senior Social Worker/Clinical Case Manager, October 2002 – Nov. 2006

-Provide supportive intervention for clients whom have not progressed with service acquisition due to barriers of substance abuse, mental health issues, and/or domestic violence and provide appropriate referrals.

-Provide supportive intervention regarding ACS/Child Custody Cases and report cases of neglect/maltreatment for COBRA program.

-Address clinical issues including: collateral services, domestic violence, chemically dependent and mentally ill patients to obtain supplemental services.

-Assess suicidal or homicidal threats, and other client or collateral problem behaviors

-Case conference with mental health providers and complete psychosocial assessments when needed.

-Provide case specific supervision

-Conduct quality assurance review on CFP charts, conducted PI meetings and trained CFP staff as needed.

-Case work as needed to move case forward: Home visits, field work, and accompanied clients as needed

-Supervised intern

-Intake coordinator

-Certificate of Excellence in Case Management 1/26/05

WOODHULL MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, N. Brooklyn, NY

Social Worker/Case Manager, August 1999 – October 2002

-Conducted quality assurance reviews

-Provided intensive case management service to HIV/AIDS patients and their families

-Stabilized clients by providing concrete services (i.e.: housing, entitlements, etc.) through intensive case management/COBRA Community Follow-Up Program

-Ensured access to services, and provided any needed referrals.

-Conducted screenings and intakes, comprehensive assessments, reassessments (17 pages), service plans, outcomes, progress notes, Medicaid billing/time sheets

-Escorted clients to appointments, home visits, field work, and case conferencing

-Case presentations

-Delegated tasks, supervised Case Manager Technician and Community Follow-Up Worker

NEW DIMENSIONS FAMILY CENTER, INC., Jamaica, NY

Therapist, February-May 1999

-Provided individual and family therapy, submitted progress notes and court reports

-Conducted intake evaluations; composed psychological and psychiatric evaluations

-Other services: tutoring, designed forms, designed filing system, supervised co-workers

NORTH WESTERN HUMAN SERVICES, Mt. Airy, PA

Therapist, June-October 1998

-Worked in MH/MR Adult Day Program (partial hospital setting)

-Facilitated therapy groups with mentally ill and developmentally disabled adults

-Participated in daily activities associated with program operations

-Documented progress notes and drafted service plans in case record

LIBERTAE, INC., Bensalem, PA

Social Work Intern, September 1997-May 1998

-Co-facilitated and facilitated groups in a halfway house for women recovering from substance abuse

-Individual counseling

-Managed Drug & Alcohol funding and case documentation

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICE, North Philadelphia, PA

Social Work Intern, September 1996-May 1997

-Provided services/case management for seven children in out-of-home foster care, and their biological and foster families.

-Drafted individual service plans and documented services

-Scheduled and attended bi-monthly foster home visits

-Coordinated and supervised family visits

-Attended case meetings and court hearings as needed



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