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Grace Gray
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Professional Summary
Dedicated social worker with 15 years experience combining direct, multidisciplinary, and community collaborative practice in the field of child health and welfare. Excellent contributing and supportive team member in completing projects and goals. Passionate commitment to child trauma and abuse issues. Compassionate with diverse populations.  Able to learn new tasks quickly as well as maintain a considerate and professional demeanor daily.  I am seeking a career that will provide me the opportunity to utilize my knowledge I have gained in the field of child abuse and expand my skills outside the scope of direct clinical care to create further change, making a difference for children and families.  
Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Grief Counseling
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Service Orientation
  • Multidisciplinary Team Focused
  • Problem Solving 
  • Training and Education
  • Task and Relationship Oriented
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Completed Licensure Supervision Training (Jan 2015)
Experience
Pediatric Medical Social Worker 10/2005 to Present
BJC Healthcare, Saint Louis Children's Hospital Saint Louis, MO
  • Provides appropriate services, interventions, and resources to inner city and surrounding bi-state area patients and families under various medical services such as; neonatal/pediatric intensive care, diabetes, emergency medicine, child protection and trauma services in a fast paced environment. 
  • Assess family's present situation, social and medical history in order to identify needs, provide appropriate interventions, link families to hospital/community/financial resources as indicated, and document psychosocial assessment. 
  • Identify strengths and assist family in coping with the emotional, medical and social aspects of the child's admission directly and through participation in family care conferences.
  • Collaborate with hospital/community representatives to assure safe discharge planning in order to promote child's well being.
  • Participates daily with multi-disciplinary team to understand child's medical treatment plan of care to ensure effective communication and be a liaison between family and medical staff.  
  • Lead representative of social work department professional standards committee which involves planning and directing monthly meetings.  Areas of focus include; direct the recruiting and training of new staff, problem solve staffing issues, and gathering information to establish departmental professional development program.
  • Supervise MSW students during their practicum experience while teaching advanced social work practice skills.
Pediatric Medical Social Worker 12/2000 to 07/2006
SSM Healthcare, Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Saint Louis, MO
  • Provided direct services to inpatient and outpatient families with primary focus areas being; nephrology, kidney transplants, dialysis, adolescents, eating disorders, orthopedics, child protection, trauma, and general medicine.
  • Completed daily documentation procedures, psychosocial assessments, interventions, case management and discharge planning. 
  • Assisted families in applying for social security disability and Medicare coverage.
  • Provided hospital and community resources to families and patients.
  • Worked with a multidisciplinary medical team providing recommendations to establish patient and family goals.
  • Participated in monthly client evaluation meetings.
  • Supervised MSW students during their practicum experience while teaching advanced social work practice skills.
Pediatric Mental Health Social Worker 05/2000 to 12/2000
SSM Healthcare, DePaul Hospital, St. Vincent's Behavioral Medicine Saint Louis, MO
  • Provided direct inpatient acute care to children and adolescents
  • Completed initial and daily assessments
  • Provided individual daily group therapy as well as guided family and multi-family meetings.
  • Assisted in determining patient's therapeutic treatment by completing care pathway plans.
  • Active in daily discharge planning, documentation.
  • Maintained therapeutic environment with colleagues for patients.
  • Collaborated with psychiatrists in setting patient goals
  • Participated in weekly team meetings and the unit task force.
Education
Master of Social Work: Social Policy and Practice, Health and Families May 2000 University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Master of Education: Elementary School Counseling Aug 1993 Penn State University - State College, PA
Bachelor of Science: Kindergarten and Elementary Education Dec 1990 Penn State University - State College, PA
Affiliations
  • Member of National Association of Social Workers, 2012 to present
  • Member of Pediatric Trauma Society, 2012 to present
  • Member St. Louis Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, 2014 to present
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, Shared Leadership, Professional Standards Council, 2011 to present (Former Co-Leader 2014)
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, Department Professional Standards Council, 2010 to present (Lead Representative since 2013)
  • Stray Rescue of St. Louis, Animal Welfare Advocate and Shelter Volunteer, 2002 to 2011
  • Member, Penn State University Alumni Association 
  • Member, University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association
  • Participation on multiple planning committees for community outreach, education, and implementation of programs 
References
  • Available upon request
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Previous Companies:

  • BJC Healthcare
  • Saint Louis Childrens Hospital
  • SSM Healthcare

Previous Job Positions:

  • Pediatric Medical Social Worker
  • Pediatric Mental Health Social Worker

Schools:

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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