Seeking a position in the field of social work, behavioral health, social and human services requiring an experienced professional with an exemplary record of academic achievement relevant to substance abuse domestic violence, psychotherapy and behavioral health. My performance has proven an ability to work well with diverse of populations and varied colleagues.
MASTER’S DEGREE AUGUST 9, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
·Currently preparing for LMSW State Exam-Currently-CSW
BACHELOR’S DEGREE MAY 10, 2013 NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY
·Major: Social Work
ASSOCIATES DEGREE MAY 9, 2010 SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY OF SHREVEPORT, LA
. Human services/Substance Abuse Counseling
Skills & Abilities
·Excellent public speaking skills gained through leadership skills and presentations. Group and individual counseling, drug and alcohol education, life skills, women’s trauma, relapse prevention planning, mental health assessments, family counseling. Able to quickly learn and use computer programs. Able to communicate well both verbally and in writing. Extensive knowledge of mental health communities, and substance abuse, gained through coursework and focused professional development endeavors. Effective adherence to professional standards. Motivated, confident, and committed to leadership. Substance Abuse training, Motivational Interviewing, Ethical standards, and Crisis intervention training. Great leadership skills.
Mental Health Professional: MST Therapist: Crisis Intervention specialist: Unlimited Alternative to Change: 3018 Old Minden Road, Suite 1117, Bossier City, LA 71112.
·Nov 2018-Sept 2019: Provide CPST/PSR to individuals in the community. Able to navigate in Sharenote documenting notes on time; providing individual counseling, group counseling, substance abuse counseling, and behavior modification for adults and children with severe mental illnesses supporting recipients with reaching goals for transforming their lives utilizing structured assessments; treatment goals; and individual interventions congruent to each client. MST THERAPIST: worked intensively with families with chronic and violent youth. Therapist helped increase parenting skills of the parents or guardian of the adolescent and aimed to change the youths behavior in the community. Therapist used different kinds of therapies i.e. behavior therapy to eliminate those undesired behaviors of the youth, the cognitive behavior therapy which helped solve their problems which helped the family to achieve their treatment goals of guiding the youth to the right path. CRISIS INTERVENTION: Therapist provided direct mental heath care to non-hospitalized individuals experiencing an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that may jeopardize their current community living situation.
Mental Health Professional: Jenkins Counseling:1513 Line Avenue #225: Shreveport, LA: July 2, 2018-Nov 12, 2018.
·June 2018-October 16: Provide CPST/PSR to individuals in the community. Able to navigate in Sharenote documenting notes on time; providing individual counseling, group counseling, substance abuse counseling, and behavior modification for adults and children with severe mental illnesses supporting recipients with reaching goals for transforming their lives utilizing structured assessments; treatment goals; and individual interventions congruent to each client.
HOMEBUILDER’S THERIPIST LIFE CHANGING SOLUTIONS FEB 5, 2016-JUNE 22, 2018
·As a therapist, I helped families to remove the risk of harm to children instead of removing the child. I taught the family skills necessary for the family to remain together, prevent out of home placement, reduce child behavior problems, and reduce family conflicts.
MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PEACEFUL ALTERNATIVES COUNSELING & THERAPY 2015-2016
·Provided individual therapy, group therapy, substance abuse counseling, and behavior modification for adults and children supporting recipients with reaching goals for transforming their life utilizing structured assessments and treatment goals.
·MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST: CHANGING BEHAVIOR SERVICES, LLC, SHREVEPORT, LA 2012-2015
·Worked with individuals who had mental illnesses or substance abuse problems. Provided social skills training consisting of psychoeducational sessions and provided crisis intervention services to patients who were a danger to themselves or others. Monitored patient’s treatment progress and kept track of their mental status.
Linda Miller: MST supervisor: 318-***-****: Blaine: MHR supervisor.
Jenkins Counseling: Stephine Williams: 318-***-****; Office Manager
Live Changing Solutions, LLC. Markesha Ward: Program Supervisor. Homebuilder’s Program.
Peaceful Alternatives Counseling & Therapy: Rosharon Turner 903-***-****.
Changing Behavior LLC. Janell Birmingham. 318-***-****.
Woody’s Home for Veterans. Cindy Durr-Owen. 318-***-****
Antwan Butler LCSW-BAC. Clinical Supervisor 318-***-****.