Sample Resume for Social Workers

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Telephone Number (cell)                                                        Telephone Number (cell)

EDUCATION           University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
                    Master of Social Work, May 2006
                    Emphasis: Micro                    GPA: 4.0
                    Special Classes: Psychopathology, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Micro and
                    Macro social work practice, Evaluation and Research, Social Welfare Policies and
                    significant training in APA style and preparation for scholarly publications

                    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
                    Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, May 2003
                    Minors: Spanish and Physical Education with a Coaching Emphasis
                    Research Experience: Designed, researched, and implemented research experiment
                    testing “Why Ex-athletes Quit Sports at a Young Age” based on school, social, and
                    sport stressors. Part of research team which focused on relationship between
                    memory and emotion in children after soccer games.

EXPERIENCE    Guatemala, Summer 2005
              Developed educational after-school programs for underprivileged children aged two through

SKILLS              Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Internet research
                    Language: Intermediate Spanish Fluency

EXPERIENCE          Graduate Assistant, Aug 2004-May 2006
                    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
                    • Taught undergraduate students current issues in social work incorporating social work
                    • Conducted research about current issues in social work

                    CAP Worker, May 2003-August 2004
                    Pathways for People, Cary, NC
                    • Worked one-on-one with special needs adult to help him improve his daily life in
                       every aspect
                    • Initiated, planned, and organized educational, social, safety, and academic daily
                       activities for one special needs adult
                    • Adult met several set goals and was on track to meeting several more goals

                    CAP Worker, May-Sept 2002
                    Maxim Healthcare, Raleigh, NC
                    • Initiated, planned, and organized educational, social, safety, and academic daily
                       activities for two special needs children.
                    • One child started kindergarten on time and another child made significant progress in
                       daily activities
              Sunday School Teacher, Aug 1994-May 2004
              Temple Beth Shalom, Cary, NC
              • Planned lessons and taught students from first to third grade concepts and meanings of
              • middle school aged students Jewish view on teen issues
              • high school aged students Jewish beliefs by educating through movies

PRACTICUM     Clinical Counselor, Aug 2005-May 2006
               LRADAC, Columbia, SC
              Provided individual and family counseling for patients with substance abuse addictions
              Dual Recovery Intensive Outpatient Group
              • Co-facilitated group for patients with Dual Diagnosis
              • Conducted intakes, psychosocial assessments, individual treatment plans,
                 group notes, 90 day reviews, urine drug screens, and transfers and discharges after
                 completion of program, for patients with Poly substance abuse addictions and other
                 mental health issues
              • Audited patient charts for compliance with CARF
              • Coordinated services with the Department of Mental Health
              Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Group
              •   Co-facilitated and developed activities for adolescent with substance abuse dependency
              Learning Excellence Alternative Program
              • Facilitated intervention program to assist adolescents in developing new skills needed to
                 make healthier choices related to alcohol, drugs, and life skills

              Clinical Counselor Aug. 2004-May 2005
              William Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, SC
              • Part of a multi-disciplinary team which, through a weekly Developmental Disorders
                 Clinic, evaluated and made referrals for individuals with developmental disabilities.
              • Co-lead a social skills group for teenage females with Asperger’s Disorder and other
                 Developmental Disabilities.
              • Co-lead a social skills group for teenage males with Asperger’s Disorder and other
                 Developmental Disabilities.
              • Participated in individual therapy sessions for children and teenagers with developmental
              • Assisted weekly in the Diagnostic Preschool Program for children with behavioral

LEADERSHIP/   International Social Work Student Association (ISWSA), Director of Latin
ACTIVITIES    American Affairs
              National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
              Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA)
              Psychology Club, President/Historian
              Women’s Club Soccer, Vice-President
              Hillel Club, AIPAC representative
              Youth Soccer Coach, Capital Area Soccer League
              International travel to Israel, May 2001, Birthright Program

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