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Aaliyah Griffin
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Case Manager with more than twelve years of experience in fast-paced Social Service environment. Excellent communication and listening skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in advocacy with the Homeless, Domestic Violence,Human Trafficking and Incarceration population.

Skills
  • Word, Excel
  • B.E.N ,NYC WAY,AIRS,AWARDS
  • CPR& First Aid Certify
  • Foreign Language- Fluent in Spanish
Experience
Domestic Violence Counselor Apr 2012Present My Sisters' Place Yonkers,, Ny
  • Provide clients or family members with information about safety planning, DV issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the clients.
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or Therapists.
  • Attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Counsel clients individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
Benefit Counselor Jan 2011Mar 2012 NYCFNAC NYC, NY
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
  • Interview benefits recipients at specified intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits.
  • Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, and applicants' legal rights.
  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data in order to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.
  • Prepare applications and forms for applicants for such purposes as school enrollment, employment, and medical services.
Case Manager Oct 2005May 2009 Project Find NYC, NY
  • Counseled Seniors in individual  sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or Elder abuse.
  • Monitored, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to Service Plan goals.
  • Assisted Seniors in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support.
  • Counseled family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the Senior.
Vocational Counselor Jun 2004Feb 2005 Jericho Project Bronx, NY
  • Prepare and maintain records and case files, including documentation such as clients' personal and eligibility information, services provided, narratives of client contacts, and relevant correspondence.
  • Develop rehabilitation plans that fit clients' aptitudes, education levels, physical abilities, and career goals.
  • Monitor and record clients' progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community referral sources, such as schools and community groups.
Case Manager Sep 2000Jun 2004 Wildcat Corporation NYC, NY
  • Monitored, evaluated, and records inmates progress with respect to discharge plan.
  • Refered inmates to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness, following through to ensure service efficacy.
  • Counseled family to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the inmates
  • Responsible for a case load of 70..
Education
Enrolled in BSW program : Social Work Lehman college Bronx, NY
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This is a real resume for a Domestic Violence Counselor in New York City NY, New York with experience working for such companies as My Sisters Place, Nycfnac, Project Find. This is one of the hundreds of Domestic Violence Counselor resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Domestic Violence Counselor resume.

Previous Companies:

  • My Sisters Place
  • NYCFNAC
  • Project Find

Previous Job Positions:

  • Domestic Violence Counselor
  • Benefit Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Vocational Counselor

Schools:

  • Lehman college

Level of Education:

  • Enrolled in BSW program

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