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Objective: Clinical Social Worker Possition
Boston College, MSW Master in Clinical Social work May 2019
Regis College, Weston, MA. Major: Bachelor Social Work, Minor: Public Health. May 2015.
Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA. Associate’s Degree in Health Science. 2011.
Ogun State University Nigeria. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Education 2003.
Working with the State of Massachusetts, Dept. of Children and Family as Ongoing social worker 2017 till present. Working in the community as a social worker to ensure the safety of children and their families. Completing assessment and making recommendations for strengthening families and building stronger communities. Protecting children from abuse and neglects as well as ensuring supportive services for venerable women and children.
Residential Counsellor/ Case Manager, MAB Community Services, Brookline, MA. November 2010 – present.Caring for elderly clients with developmental disabilities and Visually Impaired. Schedule medical, family, other appointments. Implement behavior modification plans for self-injurious clients. Encourage safety, medication administration.
Individual Coordinator Cooperative for Human Services, Lexington MA. August 2015 May 2017. Working with Individuals living independently in the community but needed assistance and support to function well on a daily bases. Determine eligibility for government-subsidized services, creates care plans and coordinates services. Case Management, problem-solving, budgeting, developing and managing ISP goals, Connecting the individuals with resources available in the community including job searching. Advocating and supporting individuals' initiatives to improve themselves. Documenting progress, managing the individual files and completing all state-required paperwork. Plan meetings, calendar management, and prepare agendas for management and directors.
Mental Health Specialist, Bournewood Hospital, Brookline, MA. February 2007 – October 2010.Performed intake interviews and vital signs exams at mental health hospitals serving children overages nine and adults of all ages. Regularly monitored clients in various stages of withdrawal and/or suicidality. Facilitated AA and NA groups. Encouraged attendance at group meetings. Meeting with patients and families. Maintained and updated individual clients’ progress records.
House Manager, Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Cambridge, MA. July 2003 – 2008. Ensured a safe environment for women and children in the Department of Transitional Assistance shelter. Most were newly unemployed or victims of domestic violence. Responsible for approximately nine families as the sole staff member during each shift. Working with the families on financial counseling, job search, daycare search, information about government programs. Facilitated transition to independent living.
Comfort Services Help. org, Boston MA. May 2016 till present. I registered a non-profit organization that helps vulnerable individuals in our community who are disconnected from mainstream resources. Some have been institutionalized and have no means of getting a job due to criminal records. Some have been unemployed for a long time due to conditions such as mental health disabilities and substance abuse issues. Some are immigrants who are disadvantaged due to their immigration status. Providing no-cost services such as accompany and transporting the individuals to the doctor's appointment. Visiting and providing help and support to the vulnerable individuals in our community. One of the things that I have been able to do and help within a little way is to recycle items. I have been collecting and distributing donations of food and clothing from people in our community who have things that are no longer useful to them but can be used by the vulnerable people mentioned above.
Additional Experiences which Demonstrate Community Involvement:
On The Rise adult daycare 341 Broadway, Cambridge MA September 2014 till May 2015. On The Rise, is a women program providing daycare center for mostly homeless women who sleep in the shelter overnight and needed a place during the day when the shelters are closed. Rather than being on the street all day long, On The Rise provides support, worm food, clothes and a place to take a shower. The women also have the opportunity to do free laundry, make phone calls to families and friends. I was able to participate in helping with ensuring safety, building relationship, connecting with families, having effective communication with the women served. Besides, I participated in connecting the women with resources in the communities and other government assistance available. Such as food stamp application, Masshealth application, The Rides, and the section eight housing application.
●CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certified since 2007
●Medication Administration, First Aid and CPR certified since 2007
●SBIRT (Substance Abuse Screening Brief Intervention and Referral Training) certified since 2013
●MA Social Worker Licence LSWA(since 2017), MSW