I am an energetic, highly motivated, well-rounded administrative professional, with a depth of clinical skill necessary to achieve agency goals.  I have over thirty years’ experience in healthcare and over twenty five years in program management.  I am a creative, effective and efficient leader. Expertise in healthcare, geriatrics, developmental disabilities, 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 AND EXPERIENCE
  • Evaluation, measurement of results

  • Quality management and quality improvement

  • Strategy

  • Program development and implementation

  • Organizational learning and training

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Experience in not-for-profits, government, religiously-affiliated organizations, and university settings

  • Strong writing skills, including grant writing

  • Expertise in Relational-Cultural Theory.

 

EDUCATION
  • Doctorate of Clinical Social Work.  University of Pennsylvania.  2015.

        Dissertation Topic:  Social Work Supervision Through a Relational-Cultural Lens           

  • Master of Social Work. University of Pennsylvania. 1991.

        Specialization in family practice with concentrations in child welfare and education                

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Cum Laude. Trenton State College. 1989.

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

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Pennsylvania

ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS
  • International Association of Trauma Professionals.  Certified Trauma Professional (2018).
  • Servant Leadership Certification. Trinity Health.    (2017).

  • Temple University. Culturally Competent Human Services. Advanced Certificate. Philadelphia, PA (1994).

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