Neera Kashyap LCSW
Santa Ana, Ca. 257**-*****
June 2002 to 01/06/12
Harbor View Community Service Center Long Beach, California
Provided school based and community based mental health services to MediCal children from ages 5 to 21.
Services included assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan and in addition, providing case management, collateral and psycho educational services in school, home or community setting.
Interacted with school and court and advocated on behalf of client.
Collaborated with school personnel to identify specific needs of the client and help them develop and implement therapeutic interventions.
Conducted individual and group sessions and family sessions to address areas of ADHD, depression, behavior issues, social and communication skills and parenting techniques.
Collaborated with on site psychiatrist in treatment planning and medication compliance.
Maintained thorough documentation, while adhering to DMH standards and regulations.
Administrative Experience Facilitated coordination of mental health services for Burchum K-8in Long Beach California.
Collaborated with school personnel on potential referrals a.
1999 to 2000
Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles, California
School Social Worker Intern
Conducted individual and group sessions with regular and special education children in elementary and middle school.
Worked with identified students and their families, in improving school attendance.
1998 to 1999
Social Worker Intern
Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center, Los Angeles.
Individual and family counseling.
Group counseling for high school children which included grief counseling and crisis intervention.
June, 2000 California State University Long Beach, California
Master of Social Work
1994 California State University Fullerton, California
Bachelor of Arts Philosophy
University of Bombay ,
Bachelor of Arts Sociology Education
1995-1996 Paraprofessional Counselor for 'Women Helping Women Services, (a subsidiary of National Association of Jewish Women) Hollywood, California. Volunteered once a week as a counselor on a talk-line for women, which included providing referrals and crisis intervention.
1996-1997 Hotline Counselor for Los Angeles Commission for Assault Against Women, Hollywood, California.
Volunteered as hotline counselor for a rape/battered women hot line once a week.