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Resource Specialist Mental Health

Location:
New York, NY
Posted:
October 31, 2022

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Amy M. Clark

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Davenport, NY 13750

Home: 607-***-**** Cell: 607-***-****

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Summary

Highly motivated Community Service professional skilled at networking, media outreach and relationship development. Flexible and versatile team player who maintains a sense of humor under pressure.

Highlights

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong communicator

Detailed-oriented

Skilled multi-tasker

Creative

Case planning

Community resource specialist

Child abuse prevention

Accomplishments

Promoted to Senior Caseworker I, after 5 years if employment

Managed a caseload of more than 30

Managed 4 homeless shelters serving more than 15 homeless and low-income individuals/clients at any given time. Assisted these individuals in obtaining/maintaining goals of independence, such as gainful employment, education and alternative housing.

Experience

Delaware County Department of Social Services May 2019-present

Senior Caseworker II

Delhi, NY

Supervise multiple casework staff and train caseworekrs to Interview and assess the needs of several clients each week

Selected and compiled relevant information and resources and provide to caseworkers to provide support for clients them in overcoming mental and emotional problems

Cultivated positive relationships with other mental health professionals and programs

Built positive rapport with law enforcement officers, court officials, and community service agencies

Directed all protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities

Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs

Advised casework staff on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic service plans and goals

Assess the needs of clients through supervision and ensure services are delivered through comprehensive case management services.

Interviewed clients in their home for home study assessments to assist the courts with custody decisions

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

Evaluated and addressed individual casework needs and concerns

Wrote petitions, court reports, case plans and other legal documents

Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients

Completed intake assessments

Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights

Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports

Supervise casework staff in working with severely mentally ill adults, the homeless and dually-diagnosed

The Pavilion at Robinson Terrace. August 2018-May 2019

Administrator[1]

Stamford, NY

Lead and direct overall operations of a 60 bed qAdult Care Facility in accordance with resident needs State and Federal regulations and The Grand healthcare system policies with focus on maintaining a caring environment and excellent care for the residents while achieving the facilities business objectives.

Duties include:

Supervises all clinical and Administrative functions in tthe facility

Development and implementation of a facility management system

Administration, management supervision and. ccoordination of all departments to ensure quality of care

Financial management of the facility

Monitor and Maintain facility's ccompliance with pertinent State and Federal regulations

Provide oversight to the overall facility quality assurance

Ensure the individual rights and opportunity for choice exist for all residents

Delaware County Department of Social Services April 2005- August 2018

Senior Caseworker I

Delhi, NY

Interviewed and assessed several clients each week

Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming mental and emotional problems

Cultivated positive relationships with other mental health professionals, programs and associations

Built positive rapport with law enforcement officers, court officials, and community service agencies

Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs

Advised clients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic service plans and goals

Assessed clients and delivered comprehensive case management services.

Interviewed clients in their home for home study assessments to assist the courts with custody decisions

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

Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns

Wrote petitions, court reports, case plans and other legal documents

Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients

Completed intake assessments

Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights

Provided mental health support to homeless clients, and connected them with community resources

Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports

Worked with severely mentally ill adults, the homeless and dually-diagnosed

Education

State University of New York- College at Oneonta Graduated 2003

Bachelor of Science-Sociology

Oneonta, NY

Psychology and Sociology coursework

The Sage Colleges Graduated 2001

Associates of Science-Liberal Arts

Albany, NY

References

Available upon request

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