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James Miller
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Preventive Caseworker with more than 6 years of experience in Social Service field. Motivated leader with solid history of achievement in Child Welfare Services. Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in engaging clients and maintaining a good work rapport with service providers.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Education and Training
  • Proven Leader
  • Time Management
  • Self-Starter
Preventive Caseworker May 2012Present Northwestern Human Services Newburgh, NY
  • Maintain case history records, progress notes and prepare reports for the Department of Social Services.
  • Interview family unit assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Counsel individuals and families regarding identified safety issues or concerns in the home.
  • Refer clients to community resources and support services.
  • Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, mental health issues, abuse, or poverty.
  • Develop and review service plans in consultation with clients and monitor services plan goal progress.
  • Monitor court orders through Family Court.
Supervisor Jun 2011May 2012 Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Middletown, NY
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Complete administrative paperwork and supervise the maintenance of records, forms or reports.
  • Review data obtained from interviews for completeness and accuracy.
  • Determine staffing requirements, hire and train new employees.
  • Evaluate the work of staff to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and resources are used effectively.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties and maintaining staff records.
  • Maintain order, discipline and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
Youth Counselor Aug 2009Jun 2011 Astor Services for Children and Families Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Enforce rules and regulations of non-secure detention center to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and the safe use of Protective Holds.
  • Greet new arrivals to detention center, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging participation.
  • Provide requested information on residents' progress and the development of case plans.
  • Complete routine room and facility searches to ensure residents and areas are safe and secure.
  • Mediate interpersonal problems between residents. 
  • Answer telephones and take messages, sort and distribute mail, supervise telephone calls and family visits with residents' families.  
  • Determine the need for facility maintenance and repair, and notify appropriate personnel.
Behavior Modification Counselor May 2008Jan 2009 Supervised Life Styles Brewster, NY
  • Supervise in-patient members at private facility sites and in private mental health clinic.
  • Assess for safety through routine room and facility searches.
  • Keep a current record of members' whereabouts and group assignments at the mental health clinic.
  • Write reports on members and maintain required paperwork.
  • Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems to modify behavior and participate in training programs.
  • Consult with mental health physician regarding patient care and implement individual treatment plans.
  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment.
Bachelor of Arts : Forensic Psychology May 2007 John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY Completed an internship at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital working with chronic disease and terminally ill patients.
Associate of Science : Criminal Justice Aug 2005 John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY Completed an internship at United States Probation Department.

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Preventive Caseworker FROM Maybrook , New York RESUME

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School Attended
John Jay College of Criminal Justice