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Behavioral Health Case Manager
Texas Children's Health Plan | Remote
October 2017 - July 2020
? Coordination of services through telephonic case management with consumers possessing complex mental health and developmental needs
? Telephone calls to parents of hospitalized children in a psychiatric hospital
? Collaboration and advocacy with other medical and mental health professionals toward implementation of resources for the complex mental health and developmental needs of More ...
Bellaire, TX | Remote
September 2016 - October 2017
? Played an integral role in the development and initiation of startup program called STAR Kids, a Medicaid managed care program
? Communicated with consumers to complete a screening assessment instrument utilized to identify level of needs and case management needs in all areas such as medical, dental, educational, developmental, social, emotional, psychiatric, psychological, and More ...
Adoption Preparation Worker
TX Dept. of Family and Protective Services | Dallas, TX, USA
July 2007 - August 2016
? Prepared children in foster care for adoption as well as searched and matched an adoptive family for them
? Discussed adoption matters with the child’s therapist, foster parents, case manager, guardian ad litem or attorney, and court appointed special advocate (CASA) representative, while joining with the child’s best interest
? Engaged in completing monthly visits with every child assigned to More ...
University of Texas Arlington
Masters, Social Work | Arlington, TX, USA
2007 - 2010
Completed MSSW curriculum and graduated May 2010. Currently licensed as LMSW
University of Kansas
Bachelors, Social work | Lawrence, KS, USA
1987 - 1992
Completed BSW curriculum and progressed on to achieve LBSW licensure.
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