results-focused social work professional with more than 10 years experience with crisis intervention and management eager to contribute credentials and broad-scope experience toward supporting the academic community in facilitating effective services and programs.
spearhead clinical program and treatment development while supervising social work staff of up to 9 team members.
possess a solid work history, gaining promotions with one employer during entire career.
new york state licensed clinical social worker (lcsw).
new york state certified school social worker (pending).
new york university certified field instructor.
hunter college school of social work, manhattan, ny
master of social work, 1999
dominican college, orangeburg, ny
bachelor of science in social work, 1998
mcquade children s services 1999-present
social service administrator (2007-present)
direct and implement clinical treatment programs for a 44-bed residential treatment center as well as 2 community based group homes serving up to 20 adolescents.
oversee 2 diagnostic shelters providing formal assessments and evaluations for youth referred by family courts.
manage a therapeutic day program for local youth requiring a higher level of care than home school districts can provide.
supervise clinical treatments provided by 9 full-time social workers to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
create and launch clinical treatments and facilitate program enhancements to meet higher quality care standards.
serve as on-call coordinator and responsible for intake and referrals.
conduct training sessions on risking connection for staff.
day treatment coordinator/supervisor (2002-2007)
managed 3 full-time day treatment social workers to ensure clinical treatments were up to organizational standards.
planned and developed programs and addressed program issues.
collaborated with administrative officials at the kaplan school to discuss treatment options.
evaluated and interviewed day treatment referrals and communicated with local school districts regarding intake and program options.
served as liaison with families and students to discuss developing behavior intervention plans.
professional experience (continued)
actively participated in case and clinical conferences as well as team, committee on special education and consultant meetings to maximize performance and facilitate cohesive collaborative services.
oversaw clinical treatment programs for 2 diagnostic shelters to provide formal assessment and evaluations for youth referred by family court.
developed and managed clinical programs and supervised 2 full-time and 1 part-time social workers.
attended chair case conferences to formalize treatment team recommendations, including dsm-iv-tr diagnoses forwarded to family court justices.
acted as social service administrator to provide supervision to residential and group home social workers, also address program issues and program plans.
administered the connections system as the agency security coordinator.
social worker (1999-2002)
provided treatment and assessments of children and adolescents classified as emotionally disturbed.
managed cases dealing with a variety of clinical issues including physical and sexual abuse and neglect, parental and child substance abuse, anger management, socialization skills, and mental health.
completed intakes and assessments to provide individual therapy after developing individual intervention plans.
counseled on crisis intervention and family therapy.
planned, developed, and facilitated therapy groups and attended case conferences and team meetings to determine options for programs.
served as liaison between schools and families and provided professional testimony in family court proceedings.
provided discharge plans for clients leaving programs.
performed clinical department tracking for nysed special services.
therapeutic crisis intervention
nys ocfs connections security coordinator
basic critical incident stress management course (icisf approved)
new york university seminar for field instructors (sifi)
national association of social workers
hiring agent name
i am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a social work management capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
as demonstrated in the accompanying resume, my professional qualifications include more than 10 years in social work, gaining promotions into administration for the last 7 years. i have effectively applied my skills and knowledge toward my career by taking on additional responsibilities in crisis management and overseeing cases for abused and neglected children. i also act as a liaison between the agency and schools, attending meetings to discuss the best course of action on an individual case basis.
to complement this background, i offer a master of social work degree and professional credentials such as new york state licensed clinical social worker (lcsw), new york state certified school social worker (pending), and new york university certified field instructor.
as an employee, you will find me to be a driven team player committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance. i am confident that i could be a valuable asset to your firm, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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