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Social Worker

Location:
Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
Salary:
$45,000
Posted:
January 24, 2017

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Michael Tyler, MTH

*** ***** ****** **.

Fort Mill, SC 29715

(704) ***-****

acyf86@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Seeking a social worker position that will effectively maximize my invaluable experience as a social worker. Exceeded program expectations in successfully overseeing client’s service planning by motivating them to become self-sufficient in scheduling clinical appointments, medication adherence, cleaning, and hygiene care. Taught schizophrenic clients to recognize the difference between reality and symptoms of their mental illness utilizing pyscho-education.

Proficient in linking clients to community organizations that focus on building social skills and encourage development of healthy relationships with fellow clients. Supported by solid credentials (Masters in theology) and (Bachelors in psychology) equal strength in case management.

Work Experience

SubstituteTeacher

2/2012 – 9/2013 Fort Mill School District, Fort Mill, SC

Fulfilled short term substitute assignments for all subject areas, effectively teaching students of varied academic/age levels (grades K-12) and diverse cultural backgrounds. Taught classes of as many as 24 students; communicated with teachers, administrators; and built a positive rapport with students.

Program Contributions:

Consistently praised for reliability, organization and effectiveness as one of school district's most in-demand substitutes. Filled in for permanent teachers at a moment's notice; closely adhered to lesson plans; and kept students motivated, engaged and focused.

Highly recommended by teachers to substitute for their fellow colleagues

Service Coordinator / Case Manager

7/2008 – 10/2010 Person Centered Partnerships, Charlotte, NC

Arranged clinical services for clients diagnosed with severe chronic mental illnesses. Ensured consumers followed through with service plan by working with them to accomplish their goals. Developed and maintained strong community alliances with county/state agencies, psychiatric hospital, and therapeutic programs.

Program Contributions:

Exhibited outstanding case management (caseload of up to 15) with commitment to clients through monthly/bi-monthly home visits to assess client’s adherence to service plan goals.

Provided consultation services to psychiatrists, primary care physicians, family members, and group home managers.

Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings with clinical supervisor and case managers to assist clients in making progress towards achieving goals.

Assisted consumers in obtaining safe housing by establishing contacts with group home supervisors.

Case Manager

3/2003 – 2/2005 AIDS Center of Queens County

Served on interdisciplinary team to provide case management for consumers diagnosed with HIV/Aids, substance abuse, and precariously housed. Assisted program supervisor develop extension program providing safe housing, on-site therapeutic services, and independent living skills training.

Program Contributions:

Assisted clients develop their own service plan goals to encourage progressive responsibility and independence.

Consulted with psychiatrists and primary care physicians to address mental and physical issues.

Collaborated with agency housing specialist in selecting the appropriate housing for clients.

Established community connections benefiting staff and clients.

Participated with interdisciplinary team in development of service plan meeting individual client needs.

Transportation Operator

9/2013 - Present Fort Mill School District, Fort Mill, SC

Safely transported students to and from school, field trips, and other activities

Followed a precise schedule, and adjusted to driving in traffic and weather conditions

Ensured the safety of children and kept the bus in safe and working conditions

Avoided accidents and maintained orderliness amongst passengers

Picked up and dropped off students at home or a residential bus stop

Cleaned, and maintained buses

Education

9/2015 - 6/2016 North Carolina College of Theology, Wilmington, SC

Master of Theology (MTH)

9/1989 - 12/1993 Nyack College, Nyack, NY

BA in Psychology

Skills

Skill Name

Skill Level

Last Used/Experience

Case Planning & Management

Expert

Currently used/ 7 years

Client Advocacy

Expert

Currently used/ 7 years

Community-Client Relations

Expert

Currently used/ 7 years

Client Needs Assessment & Response

Expert

Currently used/ 7 years

Community Outreach

Expert

Currently used/ 7 years

Life Skills Counseling

Expert

Currently used / 7 years

Interagency Partnership /

Referrals

Expert

Currently used / 7 years

Additional Information

Respected team member of interdisciplinary teams -- instill a shared sense of purpose to provide optimal services, resources and programs for those in need. Deeply committed to improving the quality of life for clients, with a special interest in providing case management services for mentally ill clients.



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