Social Worker Resume Sample

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Jane Smith


2017 (Anticipated)                      Buffalo State College                             Buffalo, NY

Bachelor’s, Social Work & Psychology

2015                                      Buffalo Community College                       Buffalo, NY

Associate’s, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counseling


  • Graduate-level Substance Abuse Counselor with CASAC-T Certification. Additional certifications in Child Abuse & Maltreatment, Tobacco and Chemical Dependence Interventions, First Aid (2014) and CPR (2013).
  • Proficient in patient advocacy and assessment. Skilled at coordinating patient treatment and healthcare needs with staff, medical facilities and families.    
  • Adept at crisis intervention counseling as well as individual and group counseling. Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Accomplished at facilitating communications between patients, physicians, and discharge planners. Trained in/knowledgeable of HIPAA regulations.


2014-Present                                 All-Care Nursing Facility                                Buffalo, NY

Direct Care Aide

  • Created Excel-based database to better manage intake, treatment and discharge records, which provided physicians with an encrypted 24/7 online access to patient records.
  • Conduct assessments, plan & implement facility’s drug-prevention outreach programs, counsel patients battling alcoholism, and connect patients with open AA or NA meetings.

2013-2014                                 Erie County Retirement Facility                       Lancaster, NY

Care Coordinator/Volunteer

  • Conduct assessments, plan & implement drug-free activities, and refer patients to NA or AA meetings.
  • Coordinate with staff and support services to address patients’ healthcare needs.
  • Facilitate the securing of proper housing for patients; provide patients referrals to appropriate social services for financial assistance.

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