I am an energetic, highly motivated, well-rounded administrative professional, with a depth of clinical skill necessary to achieve agency goals.  I have over twenty five years’ experience in healthcare and  twenty years in program management, in addition to grantwriting and philanthropy experience.  I am a creative, effective and efficient leader. Expertise in healthcare, geriatrics, social work practice, agency practice, and social work leadership.  Areas of passion include Relational-Cultural Theory and its application, diversity issues and interracial/intercultural relationships.

 

STRENGTHS
  • Health philanthropy, including development and management of large initiatives

  • Program management and service to multicultural, medically complex populations

  • Hiring, training, and supervision of multicultural staff

  • Clinical quality improvement

  • Cost effective provision of healthcare

  • Staff development, training and supervision

  • Policy development and implementation

  • Inter-agency collaboration

  • Interdiciplinary agency practice

  • Ethics and medical decision-making

  • Measurement of results

  • Presentations on a variety of topics, to a variety of audiences

  • Strong writing skills, including grant writing

  • Expertise in Relational-Cultural Theory.

 

EDUCATION
  • Doctorate of Clinical Social Work, 2015 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PHILADELPHIA, PA Dissertation Topic:  Social Work Supervision Through a Relational-Cultural Lens           

  • Master of Social Work, 1991 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PHILADELPHIA, PA

        Specialization in family practice with concentrations in child welfare and education                

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1989, Cum Laude TRENTON STATE COLLEGE

ACTIVE LICENSE   
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision– New Jersey     

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Pennsylvania

AWARDS/ACCOLADES
  • Outstanding Poster, National PACE Association Winner.  National PACE Association (2015)

  • Marie-Louise Ansak Award, Nominee.  National PACE Association (2014)

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Model Supervisor, Winner.  (2014)

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing.  Social Work Team Work Award, Winner. (2013)

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing.  Leadership Award, Nominee. (2013)

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing.  Model Supervisor, Winner.  (2012)

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Team Work Award, Winner (2012)

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