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Manager Case

Location:
Albany, GA
Posted:
August 21, 2012

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Candice Leggett-Hunter, BSW

*** ******* ******* **. ******, GA 31721

229-***-****

dgjqbd@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

A challenging and rewarding position utilizing my case management and social work skills within an agency committed to empowering the lives of its constituents

Profile

Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities.

Organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver.

Proven ability to work in unison with staff, volunteers, and board of directors.

Nearly nine years experience as Case Manager/ Coordinator.

Education B.A., Social Work, Cum Laude, Albany State University

Special Training Keys to Child Welfare Practice

Child, Protective Services: Process, Practice, and Policy

Documentation Training

Substance Abuse Training

Legal Issues

Risk Assessment

Family Team Meeting Facilitation

Employment

Department of Family and Children Services

Lead Worker Albany, GA (March 2012 to present)

• Receive additional information from community stakeholders via phone calls, faxes, and the internet regarding the abuse/neglect of children

• Conduct thorough interviews to obtain information to disposition cases of abuse and/neglect

• Obtain demographic information in order to complete screenings in order to determine risk of GA's children

• Conduct case staffing to assure that safety, permanency and child well-being goals are appropriate and in compliance with federal and state laws and policy

• Provide On-call crisis intervention, and information and referrals

• Advise team members concerning Child Protective Services report guidelines and policy

Owner/Operator, Ready TRANS Albany, GA (August 2010 to January 2011)

• Provide non-emergency medical transportation

• Maintain appropriate documentation for billing purposes

• Hire reliable and qualified employees

• Provide courteous and adequate assistance to ambulatory patients

• Ensured maintenance of fleet

Independent Contractor/Parent Aide, Pathways to Hope, Inc

Albany, GA (November 2008-November 2010)

• Provide training regarding child development

• Provide parents with knowledge of skills to reduce the risk of child maltreatment

• Teach practical parenting knowledge and skills

• Provide resource information

• Work jointly with DFCS

• Monitor the home for abuse/neglect

• Complete Home Studies on homes of potential foster parents

• Provide families with information regarding behavior modification

• Provide Crisis intervention for behavior management

• Provide training regarding child development

• Provide parents with knowledge of skills to reduce the risk of child maltreatment

• Teach practical parenting knowledge and skills

• Provide resource information

• Work jointly with DFCS

• Monitor the home for abuse/neglect

• Complete Home Studies on homes of potential foster parents

• Provide families with information regarding behavior modification

• Provide Crisis intervention for behavior management

Social Services Case Manager, Advanced, Worth County DFCS,

Sylvester, GA (October 2006- October 2008)

• Ensure that children are protected from maltreatment and safely maintained in their homes when appropriate.

• Ensure children have permanency and stability in their living situation.

• Ensure the continuity of family relationships and connections is preserved for children and appropriate services to meet their identified needs are provided.

• Ensure that families have enhanced capacity to provide for their children’s need.

• Develop and maintain community partnerships which increases availability of supportive resources needed to assist families.

• Maintain required documentation

Social Services Case Manager, Advanced, Decatur County DFCS, Bainbridge, GA (October 2004- October 2006)

• Ensured that children on caseload had permanency and stability in their living situation.

• Ensured the continuity of family relationships and connections were preserved for children.

• Ensured that appropriate services to meet the Physical Health, Mental Health, and Education needs of the children are being provided.

• Ensured that adequate court provided services/representation for children were provided to ensure timely achievement of permanency as determined by DFCS policy.

Care Coordinator, SOWEGA Council on Aging, Albany, GA (December 2001- October 2004)

• Coordinated with provider agencies to assure comprehensive services delivery and thorough communication

• Communicated with client’s physician regarding status changed and health issues

• Assisted the client with obtaining services such as transportation and durable medical equipment

• Completed Comprehensive Care Plan (CCP)

• Monitored client’s health changes and the care provided to assure that services are rendered by the service provider as ordered

• Assured that clients were free from abuse, neglect of care and exploitation by provider

• Advocated for clients

• Assisted clients and families regarding discharge planning

Social Worker, Albany Health Care, Albany, GA (May 2001- December 2001)

• Utilized efficient critical thinking skills

• Developed a social history and assessment on residents

• Actively participated in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary care planning conference

• Provided counseling to the resident and/or family member network regarding any need or concerns relating to the resident

• Assisted the resident and families regarding discharge planning

Honors & Awards

Honor Student, Albany Stated University

Who’s Who Among American College Students

National Collegiate Social Services Award



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