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Manager Mental Health

Walterboro, South Carolina, 29488, United States
January 16, 2017

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Kimberly Silva

South Carolina LMSW 11856 843-***-****

Exp: 12/31/2018 270 Carolina Circle

Walterboro, SC 29488


Rhode Island College School of Social Work

MSW 2016

BSW - May 2015 - Summa Cum Laude

Work Experience

Social Worker/Bereavement Coordinator August 2016 – Present

Agape Hospice 113 East Washington Street, Walterboro SC 29488

Assessment of the patient’s relationship, home situation, financial resources, and availability of community resources.

Providing counseling services to patient, family, and caregivers.

Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment.

Develop goal directed plan of care.

Provide ongoing assessments, crisis intervention, individual and family counseling.

Participate in an interdisciplinary team.

Advocate for patient and family.

Provide bereavement services and grief counseling to patients, family members, and community members.

Provide supervision for LBSW employees.

Disaster Case Manager May 2016 – August 2016

Hearts and Hands Disaster Recovery 3831 Leeds Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

Complete intake assessment on all clients referred from 2-1-1 hotline

Obtain documentation and disclosures required to process client request

Arrange case consultation meetings with long term recovery groups

Advocate for clients with long term recovery groups

Coordinate with outside agencies

Complete disaster case plan with client

Create and present power point presentations to State and local agencies

Coordinate and participate in case management sub-committee

Participate and train staff in Charity Tracker

MSW Intern September 2015 – May 2016

Our Lady of Fatima/ North Providence, RI

Conducted 2-5 individual therapy sessions per week.

Completed up to 8 biopsychosocial assessments per week

Coordinated and completed treatment plans with interdisciplinary team

Communicated with relatives of patients with diagnoses and treatment programs.

Performed case management services.

Presented case history material for review and discussion with other staff members.

Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.

Practice cognitive behavioral, reminiscence therapy, and motivational enhancement therapy

Maintained thorough records and wrote detailed reports.

Facilitated 2-5 group therapy sessions per week.

Completed PASSR and DEA referrals when applicable

BSW Intern September 2014 – May 2015

Friends Way Warwick, RI

Created activities for children's grief therapy with a focus on feelings, memories, and emotions.

Co-facilitated children's grief therapy two times per week for children ages 3-18 years old.

Participated in debriefing both before and following grief therapy sessions.

Worked with a team of approximately 70 volunteers.

Offered counseling and comfort to bereaved caregivers.

Prepared building for children and families to attend groups three times per week.

BSW Intern January 2014 – May 2014

Burrillville School Department Pascoag, RI

Facilitated 2-5 individual therapy sessions per week.

Evaluated and addressed individual students needs and concerns.

Conducted mental health assessments for children and adolescents.

Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of particular students.

Related Experience:

Certified Nursing Assistant 2007 – 2016

Worked in long term care, hospital, hospice and home care. Coordinated care within interdisciplinary team settings.

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