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Substance Abuse School

Jackson, New Jersey, United States
October 31, 2016

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Daniel J. Safer, LSW

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Jackson, NJ *8527



Highly motivated social worker with strong therapeutic skills, a compassionate nature, and effective verbal and written communication skills seeking a position to utilize my knowledge, skills, and talents to assist individuals in leading a well balanced life. Effectively works well with a multidisciplinary team to assist individuals in achieving improved mental, physical, and emotional health.

Professional Experience:

Yeshiva Orchos Chaim – Social Worker 2015-2016 Lakewood, NJ

- Private boys school

- Liaison between staff, parents, and middle school students for persistent behavioral, emotional, and social issues with students

Attentive Behaviors – Social Worker 2015 Lakewood, NJ

- Private elementary and middle school for boys

- Individual therapy sessions conducted with students with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome

- Assisted in retaining students in mainstream classrooms

- Experience with ABA strategies and cognitive behavioral therapy

Preferred Behavioral Health (IOTSS) – Social Worker 2013-2014 Lakewood, NJ

- Intense outpatient treatment and support services

- Conducted new patient intakes

- Facilitated therapy groups

- Provided individual therapy for individuals with substance abuse and/or moderate to severe mental disorders.

The Lakewood Courtyard – Social Worker 2012-2013 Lakewood, NJ

- Facilitated group and individual therapy sessions

- Advocated on behalf of clients to meet their needs

- Empowered clients by assisting them in maintaining their independence

East Brunswick Hebrew School – Teacher 2011 East Brunswick, NJ

- Taught 7th grade boys various Judaic subjects


Long Island University – Master’s Degree in Social Work 2014

Substance abuse concentration, Phi Alpha Honor Society LCADC/CASAC track

Beth Medrash Govoha – Bachelor’s Degree 2012


NJ State Licensed Social Worker (LSW) License #: 44SL05983800

NY State Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) License #: 093489-1

School Social Worker Certificate Certificate #: 958571

Rabbinic Ordination (Conferred by Rav Moshe Heinemann) 2014 Baltimore, MD

Additional Skills:

Intakes and assessments

Interdisciplinary collaboration


Research-based practice

Social skills group

Motivational interviewing skills


Mandated Reported Certification

Certification of completion of 350 hours of coursework approved for the full credentialed

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (CASAC)

“Autism, Asperger’s and the Culture of Neurodiversity” course completion

“Sexual Behaviors in Children: An Integrative Approach to Assessment & Treatment” course completion

“Women & Co-Occurring Disorders” course completion

“Essentials of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)” course completion from the Beck Institute of CBT

“Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression” - Beck Institute of CBT (currently enrolled)

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