123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Desire a Challenging Position as Senior Social Worker to offer Unmatchable and Selfless Service.
A highly talented and enthusiastic Social Worker with great deal of experience working with people experiencing crisis or people who are socially excluded; providing support to enable service users to help themselves; maintaining professional relationships with service users, acting as a guide, advocate or as a critical friend.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience providing Clinical Social work.
Deep knowledge of family violence treatment and child sexual abuse assessments and therapeutic
Sound experience with renal patients and other physically ill population.
Remarkable ability to develop trusting relationships with clients without becoming emotionally
Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication (both written and spoken) skills.
Uncommon ability to work independently and handle pressure.
Deep love and interest in people's care and well-being.
Sound ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
Sound organization skills, goal-oriented, proactive, excellent at reporting, and tremendous persistent.
Emotionally mature and uncommon ability to handle responsibility.
Cousins RehabGroup, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present Clinical Social Worker
Assess and treat child abuse and neglect and spouse abuse cases.
Conduct clinical assessments of individuals, couples, and families.
Explore basic personality structures and behavior patterns in abuse relationships, the mechanisms and symptoms of the specific adjustment problem and its underlying causes and consequences to the individual, couple, and family.
Discuss behavior responsibility, motivation and attitudes in achieving redirected behavior.
Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for psychosocial illness through social case work and individual, group, family, and marital psychotherapy, consultation, education, prevention, and environmental manipulation to promote maximum benefits from the Services provided.
Initiate services to support maltreatment crime victims.
Maintain liaison with military civilian agencies essential to ensuring continuity of care.
Provide professional training and consultation to other healthcare professionals concerning family advocacy interventions.
Provide diagnostic impressions based on case histories and clinical assessment to other health care staff, supervisors/commanders, community protective services, educational, law enforcement and judicial personnel when appropriate.
Attend, present and complete necessary documentation for case management team meetings.
Provide functional direction to unlicensed social work staff (Clinical Social Workers I, Social Worker Associates) and social work interns.
Establish, develop and present primary and secondary prevention support services for the population.
Work as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team of the New Parents Support Program and works cooperatively with the nurse assigned to the team.
Cousins RehabGroup, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Clinical Social Worker Associate
Provided social work evaluation and treatment services to patients and families with complex psychosocial needs independently and with supervision as needed in general pediatric clinics.
Took a leadership role in coordinating services with the interdisciplinary team and community agencies to ensure appropriate patient care.
Evaluated each patient at admission and formulated appropriate treatment plan.
Provided ongoing casework and advocacy services for the patient to ameliorate medically related social or emotional problems.
Informed and clarified for patients and their families the facility policies and resources.
Re-evaluated at appropriate intervals those patients not seen on a regular basis as well as maintained records in accordance with the policies of the Social Service Department and the facility in order to comply with E.S.R.D. regulations.
Maintained accurate records and prepared reports for legal action; gave evidence in court.
Participated in multidisciplinary teams and meetings, for example child protection, mental health.
Cousins Institute, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior Clinical Social Worker
Undertook and wrote assessments (often with medical staff), which met specified standards and timescales.
Conducted interviews with service users and their families to assess and review their situation.
Offered information and counseling support to service users and their families.
Participated in training, supervision and team meetings.
Education and Professional Certification
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New York University, NY
MA Social Work (1995)
New York University, NY
Bachelor's degree in Social Work (BSW) (1992)
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and