Case Manager - 13 Years of Experience


Case Manager

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Professional Summary Social Services Director with extensive experience administering individual, group, and family therapy in order to promote psychological and psychosocial wellness and well-being. Therapeutic specialist with the proven ability to enhance holistic modalities, maximizing resident self-awareness and self-actualization as well as mental, emotional, and physical states. Health care professional with an exemplary career history in effectively conducting integrative counseling and contemporary psychotherapy techniques, and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams. Areas of Expertise * Complimentary Medicine & Holistic Wellness * Client Advocacy * Crisis Intervention Geriatric/Dementia Care * Psychosocial & Behavioral Care Planning * Grief & Bereavement Counseling Mood & Behavioral Assessments * Discharge Planning * Conflict Resolution * Healing Therapeutic Touch Conducted emotional and cognitive assessments in order to provide counseling and support for 85 residents while managing diagnostic therapeutic and custodial ancillary services. * Charged with performing risk management as a member of an interdisciplinary team while operating as acting Chair for the Behavior Management Committee. Collaborated with nurses and nursing assistants (NAs) to administer a holistic perspective of resident behavioral and emotional care adjusting psychosocial treatments as needed. * Cooperated with interdisciplinary teams consisting of nurses doctors and heath care assistants as well as physical/occupational therapy psychiatry dietary hearing vision dental and activities specialists regarding consultations and care planning. Promoted quality of life self-awareness and self-actualization while working with residents/clients. * Administered comforting services including Suite Recovery transitional care and concierge services to exceed resident's expectations and ensure an enjoyable stay. * Directed specialized programs in transitional post-surgical medically complex orthopedic pulmonary/respiratory cardiac Alzheimer's wound and palliative care. * Performed residential care for females counseled individuals and groups (didactic) and implemented treatment plans reporting to state and probation officers when necessary. * Administered therapeutic services for individuals diagnosed with disorders involving alcohol drugs mental health and related behavioral problems. * Coordinated visiting social workers schedules and collaborated with staff regarding client care while functioning as the only counselor at Villa Health Care. Practiced a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) model in order to identify thoughts and behaviors which reinforced substance use disorders and designed individualized treatments to overcome them. * Instrumental discharge planning as well as creating and implementing social care plans and resident assessments. * Provided geriatric clients and their families with counseling and support while managing medical cases to assist with the stressful transition of aging and entering long-term care facilities. * Ensured client confidentiality policies aligned with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and social services fulfilled federal and state guidelines and regulations. * Played a key role in Bortz Health Care on Green Lake receiving the Governor's Award in 2014 for Antipsychotic Reduction in Elderly. * Charged with maintaining employee and facility adherence to policy and procedure standards of practice ethics and integrity for corporate quality assurance and improvement.