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LICSW Licensed Independent Social Worker

Location:
Laurel, Maryland, United States
Salary:
GS 12
Posted:
November 14, 2016

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YASMIN CHENOA ELKHAIR, MSW, ACSW, LICSW

***** ********* *****, ******, ** 20707 USA

Email: acxh1v@r.postjobfree.com Home: (240) – 713-8349

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:

Over 25 years of experience which includes work in venues of: Private; Local and Federal Government facilities; Hospitals; Outpatient Clinics and on Military installations. Duties and responsibilities as: Clinical Coordinator; Team Lead; Consultant; Discharge Planning; Case Management; Therapist; Clinical Social Worker; Program coordination, Assessment and Planning.

Clinical Social Worker; Department of Behavioral Health, Office of Programs and Policy School Based Mental Health Program; Washington, District of Columbia (11/2015 -8/2016)

Supervisor: Carrie Grundmayer- 202-***-****;Contact: Yes; CS-0185-12 ; Hours/week 40

Provision of clinical diagnostic assessments for mentally, developmentally and behaviorally challenged students aged 11-14 in the DC Ward 4 middle school system.

Preparation of comprehensive bio-psychosocial and treatment plans.

Collaboration and consultative services to school staff and stake holders.

Advocacy and referrals to resources to help both the student and their families develop strengths to empower themselves to function in a healthy manner that supports resilience and promotes academic excellence.

Individual, family and group therapy which enhanced student performance and behaviors

Provision of Evidenced Based intervention programs and modalities to treat children exposed to traumatic life events that negatively impact their daily functioning in all or trauma specific life arenas.

Trained in CBITS (Cognitive Behavioral Intervention in Schools) and utilized with assigned students; Determined CAFAS scores (Assesses functioning across 8 critical life subscales of the child and 2 targeted at the caregiver.)

May 2015-August 2015 Primary care of relative with medical concerns.

Clinical Supervisor/Social Worker (Independent contractor); PTW(Paving the Way Mental Health Outpatient Clinic); Washington, District of Columbia (9/2015- Present)

Supervisor/Program CEO: Paulette Jones 703-***-****; Contact: Yes; Hours PRN

Clinical Supervision of program social workers.

Lead therapist for provision of Individual, Family and Group therapy to clients challenged by social, emotional, developmental, trauma based symptoms, victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and addiction/substance abuse.

Preparation of bio-psychosocials and Treatment Plans.

Presentations to local agencies to establish partnerships to enhance services/resources for the community.

Clinical Social Worker; Warrior Transition Brigade and CCU ; FT Belvoir, VA (8/31/2011-4/2015 )

Supervisor: Jennifer Weekes - 202-***-**** ext 41216; Contact: Yes; GS-12/4 per year; Hours/week 40

Assignment in two programs (CCU and WTB) during tenure at Ft Belvoir.

FB CCU program is one of 3 in the Northern Regional Medical Command that provides services to soldiers (SM) to enable them to heal in their home community.

Selected for Clinical Expertise to join start-up team for newly established FB CCU (9/2014-4/2015)

Assessment and evaluation using DSM IV and V to determine behavioral health diagnoses.

Collaboration with Multidisciplinary Treatment Team to identify and coordinate medical/ behavioral health services in SM home community that resulted in optimal support from the family and home/community.

Effective monitoring of SMs overall functioning in remote care led to early identification of indicators of need for crisis intervention to help reestablish SM functioning to daily optimal functioning.

FT Belvoir Warrior Transition Brigade (8/31/2011-9/2014)

Providing monthly statistical data and targeted review of colleague’s caseload which resulted in social work team continuing to meet policy and Quality Assurance standards per Joint Hospital Commission.

Co Facilitator of Groups on Grief/Loss and PTSD.

Clinical assessment; therapy/counseling; referrals and advocacy for SM impacted by: Debilitating or terminal illnesses; Alcohol/substance abuse; childhood/adult emotional; physical; sexual and/or domestic abuse; cognitive; mood; PTSD and personality disorders. ) Over 80% of assigned caseload impacted by behavioral health issues.

Provision of treatment modalities of ; EMDR (Emotional Desensitization and Reprocessing ); CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) which resulted in SM determined High risk to be successfully lowered to moderate-low or low risk of harm status prior to transition/discharge to home; retirement or return to duty.

Development of goals specific to SMs for required Treatment Planning and Transition Review meetings which resulted in over 95% of caseload reporting satisfaction when discharged from WTB program.

Clinical Social Worker; Walter Reed Army Medical Center Warrior Transition Brigade; Washington, District of Columbia (03/22/2010 – 8/2011)

Supervisor: Marvin A. Yudkovitz - HR 301-***-****; Contact: Now Retired; Salary: GS 12; Hours/week 40

Provision of wrap around care services to Warriors and Family members to include: Risk Assessments; Crisis Interventions; Referrals to and collaboration with Family Advocacy; ASAP and Inpatient Treatment Programs; Individual; Couple; Family and or Group Therapy that facilitated the Warriors successful return to Active Duty or transition to civilian life.

Preparation of clinical documents and reports within adherence to SOP's and according to Ethical; HIPPA; Government; Military; DOD and Legal guidelines.

Input data into various databases (AHLTA; PBH-TERM; CHCS; ESSENTRIS; MMTS; and ACTP).

Preparation of monthly statistics on assigned SMs and Quality Assurance activities to include: peer and treatment plan reviews that contributed to the Social Work Unit meeting Joint Hospital Compliance standards.

Clinical diagnosis, treatment planning, weekly clinical reviews in Multidisciplinary Meetings and therapeutic intervention for Warriors with combat related emotional and physical traumas and presented with acute and chronic illnesses/disabilities.

Conducting assessments to determine High Risk soldiers who presented with symptoms of PTSD, Suicidal or Homicidal Ideations or Plan.

Liaison/social work consultant to weekly Intensive Outpatient Psychiatry Program and Battle Company Training Meeting.

Psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker; PSI Family Services, Inc.; Washington, District of Columbia (06/05/2006 - 03/19/2010)

Supervisor: Angela Reeves - 202-***-**** or 202-***-****; Contact: Yes Hours/week 40

Conducted Intake Interviews/Meetings and Diagnostic Assessments of clients referred to the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic.

Provision of individual, group, family and play therapy for disorders: ( Neurodevelopmental; Psychotic; Mood; Anxiety; Eating; Impulse Control Alcohol and Substance Abuse))

Formulated clinical diagnostic evaluations; bio-psychosocials and treatment plans for children through adults that were referred as follows: self; court; schools; District foster and adoptive programs; Department of Mental Health.

Clinical Supervision of Graduate and Doctoral Social Work student interns.

Marketing, Meeting Planning & International Education Assistant; American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers; Washington, District of Columbia (09/01/2003 - 01/05/2006)

Supervisor: Janie Barnett – HR 202-***-****; Contact: Yes Erica Watts; Hours/week 35

Administrative/management duties regarding marketing and meeting planning for annual meetings. Interface with local businesses to generate potential program sponsors. Updating the database for educational and international education program components. Processing of applicants for evaluation of international education credentials.

Independent Contractor, Educational Tutor & Behavioral Management Counselor Washington Metro Area, District of Columbia (01/02/2002 - Present) Volunteer

Supervisor: Yasmin Elkhair - 240-***-****; Contact: Yes; Hours/week 25

Tutoring and behavioral management services to families by referral Volunteer

Case Management Assistant; Thomas Lackey, ESQ; Bowie, Maryland (06/01/2000 - 12/31/2001)

Supervisor: Thomas Lackey - 301-***-****; Contact: Trustee retired; Hours/week 40

Review and document management of Chapter 13 petitions and plans. Fielding calls from bankruptcy plan applicants to lead Case Managers when more extensive research inquiries were required. Reconciliation of mail and plan payment receipts.

Clinical Social Worker; Georgetown University Medical Center; Washington, District of Columbia (03/17/1999 - 09/30/1999)

Supervisor: Nitza Fenwick - 202-***-****; Contact: Yes; Hours/week 40

Clinical Social Worker for Neonatal Intensive Care & Maternal Child Units. Coordinate disposition of child abuse, neglect, foster care and adoption cases.

Facilitator of weekly support groups of parents of children in the NICU. Liaison to community agencies for post hospital support services.

Clinical Social Worker; Child and Family Services Agency; Washington, District of Columbia (08/31/1992 - 04/17/1998)

Supervisor: Sylvester Judge - 202-***-****; Contact: Retired; Hours/ week 40

Certified MAPP trainer of foster and adoptive parents (Traditional, Kinship & Military).

Agency staff recruiting and training. Facilitator of therapeutic groups (parents and children). Preparation of Home Studies, court reports, statistical data reports, and bio-psychosocial assessments.

Consultant/Clinical Social Worker; Wheeler & Associates, Inc.; Washington, District of Columbia (01/01/1991 - 01/01/1993)

Supervisor: Drucella Ndoye – Business closed; owner opened expanded mental health program; Hours/week 20-35

Part time evening and weekend position. Consultant to the multi-disciplinary Individual Habilitation Program Development Project Team that developed mental health treatment plans. Consultant to the IBR group homes.

Clinical Social Worker; Walter Reed Army Medical Center – WRAMC- Worker Washington, District of Columbia (11/18/1987 – 10/12/1990)

Supervisor: Col. Robert Gemmel - HR 301-***-****; Contact: Retired Dr. Stanley Piotroski Supervisor who transitioned to the State Dept ; Hours/week 40

Discharge planning for 3 Medical Surgical Wards. Member of multidisciplinary team serving HIV infected and AIDS patients.

Provision of individual, family and group psychotherapy for HIV+ and AIDS patients. Interface with the military and civilian agencies resulting in initiation of discharge plans within 20 days for 90% of patients.

Conducting in-service training to approximately 120 new medical interns annually. Supervised social work interns (Graduate and Doctoral).

EDUCATION:

Temple University Graduate School of Social Work (08/01/1979 - 05/28/1981) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Degree: Masters of Social Work - Major: Social Work Administration GPA: 3.8; Semester Hours: 60 College/University Arcadia University (08/01/1975 - 05/25/1979) Glenside, Pennsylvania United States Degree: Bachelor of Arts - Major: Sociology; Minor: Criminology; GPA: 3.00 Semester Hours: 127

ACCOMPLISHMENTS; AWARDS; CERTIFICATIONS; TRAININGS

In various job settings utilized mental health screening tools: (AUDIT; Military PTSD screener and PTSD Checklist; CAGE; DAST 10 and 20; PHQ-9;GAD 7; OASIS; SBQ-R)

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) Trainor; March 2016

The Science of Addiction: Implications for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery; Feb 2016

Cognitive-Behavioral treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders; Jan 2016

Performance Ratings from Department of the Army (DA) rated in Category of Excellence

Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service in Support of (WTB) and 1st Battalion (CCU) Company; March 2015

Commanders Award for Civilian Service (DA); March 2013

Suicidal Behavior in the Military training held at Pentagon; March 2015

Annual Military trainings in: Sexual Assault; Suicide Prevention; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Ethics Symposium; March 2010 – April 2015

(EFT) Emotional Freedom Techniques/Therapy; June 2015

HIV: A Virus, a Syndrome; Ethics; June 2015

Attachment Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits; March 2014

Joint Staff Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention; Feb 2014

Dialectical Behavior Therapy; October 2014

Treating Anxiety and OCD; March 2013

EMDR Therapy I & II at Ft Sam Houston, TX; March 2011

Prolonged Exposure Therapy (Department of Army); May 2011

Cognitive Processing Therapy Nov 2010 and Jan 2015

MEMBERSHIPS and HEALTHCARE CERTIFICATIONS

Member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)

Member of National Association of Social Workers and (NASW)

Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work

CPR/BLS and AED Certification through 9/2018

DC Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker LC301023 expires 7/31/2017

REFERENCES

Carrie Grundmayer, MSW, LICSW

Supervisor Department of Behavioral Health School Based Mental Health Program

821 Howard Rd SE, Washington, DC 20002

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Phone: 202-***-****

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Col. Gita Velu, LICSW (Former Supervisor at Ft Belvoir)

253-***-****

LTC Toinhunta Stubbs, MD, MBA

678-***-****

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Paulette Jones

CEO Paving the Way Multi Service Institute

2616 MLK Ave., Washington, DC 20020

703-***-****

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Jennifer Weekes, PhD, MSW, MPH, LICSW

Chief Social Work Services

1st Battalion, Warrior Transition Brigade

5960 9th Street, bldg. 1260; Ft Belvoir, VA 22060

Office: 571-***-****; Cell: 571-***-****; Fax: 571-***-****

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David Lyons, MSW, LICSW

Supervisory Social Worker

VA Medical Center

50 Irving Street; Washington, DC 20442

Office: 202-***-**** ext 55706

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Elia Charles, MSW, LICSW, LCSW

1st Battalion, Warrior Transition Brigade

5960 9th ST, bldg. 1260; Ft Belvoir, VA 22060

Office: 571-***-****

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