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Mental Health Social

Alexandria, LA
November 30, 2020

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Alexandria, LA 71302



Objective: Social Worker seeking the opportunity to secure a position with a growing agency where my skills and abilities can be used to the fullest potential. Dedicated Social Worker with strong communication skills and the desire to help others looking for social work job.

Education: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Master of Social Work, September 2019 – December 2020

GPA 3.9 on a 4.0 scale

University of Louisiana Monroe, Monroe, LA

Bachelor of Science in Social Work, May 2019

GPA 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

Experience: Alexandria Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pineville, LA

Social Work Intern. Exposed to areas of inpatient and outpatient MH,

Services in the community to homebound and homeless Veterans, inpatient and outpatient medical care, as well as services to returning

Combat Veterans and their families. Complete psychosocial assessments, assist with discharge planning, linking with community and VA resources, provide individual, group, and family interventions, conduct outreach, provide care management services, and participate in treatment teams.

(August 2020-December 2020)

Phoenix Family Life Center, Alexandria, LA

Mental Health Specialist. Providing counseling and casework services to patients. Assessing patients' mental status through interviews or observations and then developing treatment plans or making referrals to the appropriate services. To provide crisis intervention services to patients who are a danger to themselves or others. Mental health specialists monitor a patient's treatment progress and keep track of his or her mental status. Written records must be kept of all patient interactions.

(July 2019-Present)

Department of Children & Family Services, Alexandria, LA

Child Welfare Specialist. Ensuring that children are sufficiently nourished, checking up on their living conditions, offering support to foster parents in need of help, monitoring a child's progress and helping place children into appropriate foster families. They may also work to reunite families that have been separated through the foster care system.

(July 2019-August 2020)

Department of Children & Family Services, Ruston, LA

Title IV-E Student Intern. Under close supervision, performs social casework functions including the investigation, supervision, placement and care of dependent children, children in foster homes or other child welfare cases through routine or emergency referrals

(August 2018-May 2019)

Activities Dean’s List (five semesters)

President’s List (two semesters)

And Student Social Work Association (2015 – 2019)

Honors: Volunteer Coordinator (2017 – 2019)

Interests: reading, traveling, family, and working

Certifications: Register Social Worker

(May 2019-Present)

Certified/Master Social Worker


Skills: Leadership skills, listening skills, Ability to Multitask,

Flexibility, Communication skills, Determination and

Persistence, Work Ethnic, Competency, and Integrity.

References: Available upon request

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