123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Desire a Challenging Position as Social Service Assistant to offer Unmatchable and Selfless Support to the Social Worker in their duties.
A highly talented, enthusiastic and people loving Social Service Assistant with great deal of experience supporting families under stress, the elderly, the disabled, people with mental health problems, the homeless, and children in need of care and protection.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience providing Assistance to Social Worker.
Strong ability to empathize with clients' situation.
Sound ability to relate to a variety of people.
Uncommon ability to cope with occasional abuse and a lack of co-operation from clients.
Deep sense of observance, patience and determination.
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 Social Service Assistant
Make contact with clients and set up appointments.
Carry out routine visits to assess clients' needs.
Keep up-to-date with changes in legislation.
Arrange and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.
Liaise with other agencies and following up enquiries.
Provide social work evaluation and treatment services to patients and families with complex psychosocial needs independently and with supervision as needed in general pediatric clinics.
Take a leadership role in coordinating services with the interdisciplinary team and community agencies to ensure appropriate patient care.
Evaluate each patient at admission and formulate appropriate treatment plan.
Provide ongoing casework and advocacy services for the patient to ameliorate medically related social or emotional problems.
Inform and clarify for patients and their families the facility policies and resources.
Re-evaluate at appropriate intervals those patients not seen on a regular basis as well as maintain records in accordance with the policies of the Social Service Department and the facility in order to comply with E.S.R.D. regulations.
Maintain accurate records and prepare reports for legal action; give evidence in court.
Participate in multidisciplinary teams and meetings, for example child protection, mental health.
Cousins RehabGroup, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Assistant Counselor
Assisted with case management services; acted as substitute counselor; and facilitated client activity groups for adults residing and being treated in a mental health setting.
Assessed and monitored client daily activity schedule; prepared and submited client participation report to Program Director and counseling staff.
Provided and participated in crisis intervention and facilitated conflict resolution among clients as needed.
Participated in providing 24-hour coverage that included working evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Maintained accurate and complete documentation of client self-administered medication; ensured compliance with Agency policies and procedures and County/other public agency regulations.
Conducted phone referrals; performed intake screenings; prepared and filed charts for adult residential program.
Assisted with scheduling client transportation to appointments with other community support services.
Conducted routine walk-through of program facility; noted problems and prepared a physical plant and client safety status report.
Global Institute, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior School Counselor
Provided a meaningful experience for children learning about the natural science of New York.
Conducted a field research project with field group by collecting, interpreting and synthesizing the collected data.
Helped supervised and taught with the counselor.
Planned and assisted in making the necessary arrangements for each weekly overnight camping trips with the counselor and field group. Attended each camping trip with the field group.
Helped with registration, set up and cleaned up each day.
Assisted in teaching special interest classes.
Assisted with activities the staff planned to include during camp.
Assisted with the inventory of supplies and equipment.
Education and Professional Certification
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