Top Social Worker Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Social Worker Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Social Worker Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.1% of Social Worker Assistant resumes contained Financial Assistance as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Social Worker Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Social Worker Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Assistance

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Here's how Financial Assistance is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised and directed the work of Assistance Payment Specialists in determining eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Interviewed applicants to obtain the necessary information to make eligibility determinations for financial assistance programs.
  • Determine Eligibility for individuals and family financial Assistance from Salvation Army Social Services.
  • Evaluate applicant's eligibility for financial assistance programs.
  • Assisted patient's obtain financial assistance, food assistance and health care coverage through city, state, and federal programs.
  • Provided services to individuals in need of medical and financial assistance.
  • Assist in grant writing for the program to seek financial assistance.
  • Determined applicants' eligibility for financial assistance programs and maintain ongoing cases Responsible for office management and data entry.
  • Determined eligibility for financial assistance programs and maintained an on-going caseload.

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2. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in efficiently providing support for social workers with benefit reviews and application screenings.
  • Assisted Social Workers with case management of developmentally disabled students and their families.
  • Provided administrative support to Organ Transplant Social Workers at University Transplant Center.
  • Attended placement meetings with agency social workers for potential residential clients
  • Provided help to field Social workers in verifying Medicaid/insurance eligibility.
  • Support services provided to social workers and agency supervisor.
  • Support Social Workers and interdisciplinary team members in psychiatry, neurology, outpatient plastics and surgery clinics with various patient needs.
  • Transported clients to appointments maintained contacts with all parties involved parents, social workers, lawyers, doctors, etc.
  • Assisted in the development of assessment plans for new clients alongside the social workers, judges, and community officials.
  • Assisted intake coordinator in screening and placement of high risk medical cases and functioned as liaison with hospital social workers.
  • Provided administrative assistance to Social Workers; assist with home visits, and removal of children from parental guardian home.
  • Provided administrative support to Licensed Clinical Social Worker, social workers as well as to the Child Life/Recreation Therapy Department.
  • Participated in Mental Health Service Line interdisciplinary clinical meetings with social workers, psychologist, physicians, nurses etc.
  • Assisted Senior Social Workers in the High Risk Medical Unit in the Family Reunification Department of Children's Services.
  • Assisted social workers with diversified clerical support in areas of filing, coping, faxing, and data entry.
  • Support Social Workers with discharge planning and connecting individuals with services in the community upon completion of inpatient services.
  • Reviewed and presented assessments to administration of Social Workers for Quality Review and Quality Assurance to insure HIPAA compliance.
  • Assist with qualified Social Workers, health care workers and other professionals to provide patients' plans of treatment.
  • Provided support to social workers for concrete services as well as assisting with clerical tasks to further facilitate discharge planning
  • Served as an assistant to the social workers and client advocates at a women's transitional living center.

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3. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and completion of other documents.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment plans and discharge planning.
  • Assist in developing treatment plans* Complete psycho/social assessments
  • Instructed, treat, observed and evaluated patients exhibiting significant social and physical changes affecting their treatment plans / goals.
  • Advised residents and families on community services, made necessary referrals, implemented treatment plans, and discharge planning.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans to address the mental health, medical, and social services needs of client.
  • Coordinate with psychiatrists, lawyers, union representatives, and health care providers in creating treatment plans.
  • Reviewed and modify treatment plans as needed in order to comply with changes in client's status.
  • Prepared admission and discharge paperwork; conducted cognitive testing, psychological profiles, and treatment plans.
  • Conducted routine treatment plans, provided one on one and group counseling for the consumers.
  • Performed initial assessments and developed treatment plans for women and children residing in the shelter.
  • Supported and assisted social workers in delivering and implementing treatment plans with clients.
  • Identified client's needs and developed care treatment plans, and case management.
  • Worked closely with clients and social worker, to develop treatment plans.
  • Conducted treatment meetings, provided planning, mentoring, and treatment plans.
  • Conduct initial and continuing assessments for the development of individual treatment plans.
  • Complete admission packet and develop treatment plans with new and returning clients.
  • Created and implemented treatment plans according to mandated state guidelines.
  • Assisted in the evolution and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans.
  • Developed treatment plans for incoming and existing patients.

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4. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Connected patient/families to community resources including appropriate MLTC in the community and provided assistance with entitlements such as Medicaid.
  • Referred patients and their families to relevant community resources and coordinated with social services at other community agencies.
  • Coordinated witnesses; arranged for competency evaluations; and created discharge plans utilizing community resources.
  • Assessed and provided short-term solution focused therapy, made referrals to community resources and follow-up.
  • Ensured that members were educated to the availability of public entitlements and community resources.
  • Assessed individual needs and focused on personal growth, self-advocacy and accessing community resources.
  • Provided monthly in-service education to older adults about in-home safety and community resources.
  • Evaluated and compile medical information and patient history for referral to community resources.
  • Served as a liaison/advocate in obtaining appropriate community resources.
  • Provided clientele with additional community resources to assist them.
  • Provided patients with education on available community resources.
  • Referred residents and families to appropriate community resources.
  • Referred and counseled patients/family members regarding community resources.
  • Educate residents and families about community resources.
  • Assisted residents in accessing community resources.
  • Provided participants with community resources.
  • Identify, educate, and work with community resources as they apply to the needs of individuals and family members.
  • Maximize efforts to maintain quality of care at home and avoid hospitalization by referring the patient to community resources.
  • Provided support to social workers by referring clients to community resources for child care assistance and parenting classes.
  • Provide in home supportive counseling, referrals to community resources, and psycho-social evaluations for home health agencies.

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5. Care Plan Meetings

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Here's how Care Plan Meetings is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitate Care Plan Meetings, coordinated in-patient psychiatric admissions for individuals in crisis.
  • Participated in Interdisciplinary Care Plan Meetings.
  • Coordinated and set up initial, annual and significant change care plan meetings with residents and families and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assisted the social worker with care plan meetings and evaluated resident s concerns and capabilities to determine what services are needed.
  • Assist the Social Worker with daily activities, such as meeting with the residents and care plan meetings.
  • Organized and conducted care plan meetings monthly and quarterly for new admission as well as long-term care residents.
  • Attended family care plan meetings to relay specific changes and needs for a safe and effective discharge home.
  • Assisted in care plan meetings with the multidisciplinary team in determining the patients plan of care.
  • Schedule and preside over quarterly and Discharge IDT/ Care Plan Meetings.
  • Attended Comprehensive Care Plan meetings with interdisciplinary statff, met with patients and families on a regular basis.
  • Participate in staff trainings and resident Care Plan meetings as requested.
  • Participated in Care Plan meetings on a weekly basis .
  • case management for long term care residents -coordinates care plan meetings -administers BIMS and PHQ9 assessments -discharge planning

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6. Child Care

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Here's how Child Care is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Determined eligibility for statewide assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, Child Care, Cash Assistance and Emergency Assistance.
  • Determine client eligibility for food, Medicaid, child care, cash assistance and also in a state of emergency.
  • Case worker, determines eligibility for TANF programs (food assistance, Medicaid, child care).
  • Assist qualified clients in need of food, medical, and child care benefits
  • Supervised clients' children in a therapeutic child care setting.
  • Assisted clients with child care and transportation issues.
  • Trained and supervised six child care workers.
  • Performed background checks for child care providers, pre-employment and volunteer services.

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7. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Skilled nursing and rehabilitation center; responsible for case management, crisis intervention, marketing and admission procedures.
  • Complete intake evaluations, provide crisis intervention, and formulate assessments and make treatment recommendations.
  • Provided crisis intervention and case management services to adults suffering with physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Provided crisis intervention and debriefing following area bank robberies and incidents of workplace violence.
  • Assessed high risk patients and performed crisis intervention, abuse identification and reporting.
  • Case management including crisis intervention, discharge planning, team and family collaboration.
  • Provide community support and take responsibility for 24 hour on-call coverage for crisis intervention
  • Provide family counseling and crisis intervention as needed.
  • Educated youth/adolescent and parent in crisis intervention skills.
  • Coordinate services of crisis intervention through community services.
  • Provided crisis intervention and illness adjustment counseling.
  • Provided information and referral and crisis intervention.
  • Provided support and crisis intervention.
  • Evaluate troubled employees and provide crisis intervention and assessments related to potential for harm to self and others in workplace.
  • Attained experience in the following areas: intake completion, crisis intervention, risk assessment, and discharge planning.
  • Provided crisis intervention, supportive education, advocacy, and follow-up services to 150 clients each fiscal year.
  • Conducted client screening and intakes, provided crisis intervention and coordinated services to meet needs of clients.
  • Provided crisis intervention and emergency services, such as homeless shelters to a diverse client population.
  • Provided case management, counseling and crisis intervention for over 70 clients in a nursing home.
  • Program assisting; assist in creating crisis intervention and safety plans for emotionally disturbed teens.

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8. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assured patient receipt of needed medical and/or mental health services.
  • Provide mental health services based on diagnosis.
  • Referred to mental health services as needed.
  • Provided consultation to local community hospitals to determine mental health services needed to patients receiving care at physical health care facilities.
  • Group home residents typically suffering from Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders required mental health services to address fragile ego functioning.
  • Administer mental health status examinations to severely emotionally disturbed children and screen for disorders and impairments requiring mental health services.

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9. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Engaged in exceptional customer service and ensured professional image of self and facility to provide customers a remarkable experience.
  • Provide professional customer services in lawn maintenance, home improvement and automotive repair.
  • Assisted in expanding project scope for existing customers by providing personable customer service
  • Provide excellent customer service, establish professional relationships with customers.
  • Provided daily customer service with insurance companies.
  • Established excellent customer service skills, monitored operation of the front desk, assisted Housing Specialist with briefings and appointment scheduling.
  • Experience with Customer Service, Filing children documents, and assisting the Social Worker by preparing files to staff new students.
  • Provide quality Customer Service by attending to the needs of each customer with experienced detailed product knowledge and personable skills.
  • Handle incoming customer service calls to take cc payments, account inquires, new INS information updates.
  • Provided Customer Service and assistance to Workers Compensation Claimants and school district employees that visited the office.
  • Provide excellent customer service by telephone while offering services, positive reinforcement, and identifying client needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service by offering services, positive reinforcement, and identification of client needs.
  • Pushed passengers on and off airplane in wheelchairs, went through customs and performed customer service.
  • Provide customer service to customers by assisting with menu items, taking orders and delivering food.
  • Helped Customers with Resumes and Cover letters, Customer Service, Answered Phone Took Messages.
  • Handled 20-30+ customer service calls per shift regarding coverage changes, renewals, and updates.
  • Provide satisfactory customer service, assist customers with any questions or concerns they may have.
  • Provided customer service to 100+ customers per day to ensure fast and excellent service.
  • Consulted on improvements to production process, ordering instructions, and customer service.
  • Received The Christ Hospital Employee Superstar Award recognizing excellence in customer service.

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10. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • General Labor; Built stronger work ethic, character and persistence.
  • General Labor do a variety of tasks involving physical labor.
  • General laborer and assistant to welders and iron workers.
  • Assist other workers with general labor activities when required.

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11. Craft Workers

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Here's how Craft Workers is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assist other craft workers such as: tiling, painting, landscaping, demolition, and replacing gutters and siding.
  • Assist other craft workers, I have experience in Shipping, Receiving, and returns in a warehouse sitting.
  • Clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials, may assist other craft workers.

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12. DIG Trenches

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Here's how DIG Trenches is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials.

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13. Hazardous Materials

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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted tearing buildings down and removing hazardous materials from job sites.
  • Trained on proper PPE and using hazardous materials (e.g.

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14. Emergency Relief

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Here's how Emergency Relief is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assist families with food assistance, medical programs, cash assistance as well as state emergency relief program.
  • Process new incoming applications for food, medical, and state of emergency relief programs.
  • Process applications for Food Assistance Program, Medicaid, and State of Emergency Relief.

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15. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Performed administrative and clerical duties including data collection, filing, typing, data entry, and use of computer programs.
  • Performed administrative tasks such as answering the phone, maintain information files, data entry, and processing paper work.
  • Completed clerical, statistical and data entry tasks in support of the administrative work of the office.
  • Verified coverage and data entry of an average of 20 claims daily for Worker Compensation adjusters.
  • Performed administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, answering phones, and faxing.
  • Perform general office duties, file, data entry, mail and answering telephones.
  • Conducted initial assessments, data entry, flow sheets, and in-home care visits.
  • Assisted in data entry, developing care plans, and discharge planning.
  • Verify documentation, Navigate the Medicaid Medical Information System, Data Entry.
  • Completed service activity logs, & recorded case activity via data entry.
  • Perform research and data entry for Utah State University Millennium database.
  • Confirm appointments, filing of paper work, and data entry.
  • Maintain accurate records, data entry, time-sheets and work evaluations.
  • Assisted with reception and data entry duties.
  • Assisted people with their concern * Performed clerical duties such as data entry, answer telephones, etc
  • Perform data entry of time into the Kronos system

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16. Intake Assessments

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Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provided court-ordered intake assessments, referrals, case management and discharge planning and referrals to community resources.
  • Conducted initial intake assessments with couples reviewing the informed consent and confidentiality.
  • Supervised family visitation, completed intake assessments, home studies, home inspections as well as other assigned administrative duties.
  • Conduct Intake Assessments Provided case management services to the Geriatric clients Conduct Bereavement support group Scheduling sessions for the clinicians and Prescriber
  • Completed Bio-psych-social intake assessments, chemical dependency evaluations with DSM-IV diagnoses, and implemented treatment plans and utilization reviews.
  • Conducted intake assessments to determine clinical appropriateness of potential residents for long term care facility and/or skilled nursing facility.

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17. Construction Sites

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Here's how Construction Sites is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Tank Cleaning2012- PresentPerformed tasks involving physical labor at many construction sites.
  • Provided assistance to project manager on various construction sites
  • Prepare construction sites to eliminate hazards
  • Clean and prepare construction sites, digging trenches and eliminating possible hazardous waste materials; clean area after work is completed.
  • Tank Cleaning 2012- Present Performed tasks involving physical labor at many construction sites.
  • Port Arthur, TexasHydro Blaster2011-2012Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • Organized clean-up activities at construction sites and processed weekly payroll.
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites.
  • Perform tasks involving physical labor as construction sites.
  • Remove debris to prepare and maintain construction sites.
  • Organize construction sites for safety purposes.
  • Followed proper procedures established by the company.Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • Battle Creek, NEPerform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • Asphalt 7/1996-3/2012 Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • LABOR READY Santa Fe, NMPerform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • Labor Ready 111 SW 1st St, Gainesville, FLPerform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.
  • general labourN/A Juneau, AKPerform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.

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18. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Answered, screened, and transferred inbound phone calls or took detailed messages and relayed them to appropriate person.
  • Make follow-up phone calls; interview patients, gather data and patient information, prepare documents for court filings.
  • Received telephone calls and visitors to the office ascertaining the nature of call or visit and directing as needed.
  • Assist office to run smoothly by answering phone calls, receiving faxes, and maintaining office supplies.
  • Coordinate appointments, document filing, answering telephone calls, service student, parent and teacher.
  • Completed copies, faxes and telephone calls to perspective businesses, schools and doctors' offices.
  • Handled desk work for the contractor such as; paperwork, phone calls, and appointments.
  • Faxed, copied, answered phone calls, as well as other basic office duties.
  • File, copy, make phone calls and other duties the Upward Bound Manager needs.
  • Represented clients to make phone calls to Illinois Department of Human Services caseworkers.
  • Assist with organizing paperwork making phone calls, keeping records and writing reports.
  • Answered incoming phone calls, responded as appropriate with and without staff assistance
  • Assist managers with scheduling meetings, phone calls, faxing and filing.
  • Document phone calls with patients and families on progress notes as needed.
  • Maintained log of phone calls and referrals made to the department.
  • Answered phone calls and assisted clients with their questions.
  • Answered telephone calls and return calls to students.
  • Manage all phone calls and prepare carry-out/delivery orders.
  • Answer and direct telephone calls for the department.
  • Respond promptly to phone calls and emails.

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19. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provided social services on AIDS and geriatric wards, led interdisciplinary case conferences using MDS+ state reporting system.
  • Assist in transmission of MDS and assessment data to New York State Department of Health via on-line system.
  • Provision of a wide variety of social work services to residents in Long Term Care Facilities, MDS
  • Complete MDS five day assessments, quarterly assessments, annual assessments, significant change assessments.
  • Care Plans, MDS and advising patients and families regarding available medical care options.
  • Completed MDS assessments, formulated and revised resident care plans.
  • Assist with Care Plan, MDS and admission interviews.
  • Complete MDS 3.0 on all residents quarterly.
  • Completed MDS and helped with other office work
  • Provided documentation support for the MDS.
  • Worked as part of the care plan team, completing MDS+ and screens.
  • Assisted with and learned PASRR process, ULTC100's and MDS.
  • Complete Psychosocial and MDS assessments, progress notes, care plans in Point Click Care Clinical Systems.
  • Case management, discharge planning, MDS, Care Planning.
  • Provided a Wide Variety of Social Work Services MDS

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20. Providers

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Here's how Providers is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Developed and updated a Social Work Resource Directory by utilizing telephone and Email correspondence to contact Social Service providers throughout Arkansas.
  • Conduct weekly field visits and collaborate with community based service providers to monitor client's overall rehabilitation goals.
  • Obtain initial and ongoing insurance/managed care benefits for insurance providers.
  • Work with mental health attorneys helping to maintain case files, following up with service providers, and assessing client needs.
  • Correspond with employers, claimants, and medical providers to verify work status prior to the issuance of each benefit payment.
  • Lead community meetings on a weekly basis with staff, and other providers to assist and discuss services needed for resident.
  • Get referrals for patient's follow-up care through patient's insurance company, primary care physicians, and other health providers.
  • Verified, maintained and updated provider master file to ensure prompt and correct payment of medical benefits to authorized providers.
  • Review and interpret correspondence from medical providers, attorneys, third party administrators, health insurance providers, and employees.
  • Contacted, negotiated and coordinated with vendors, community providers and others to eliminate the emergency needs of assigned client.
  • Advocated for client with other providers on legal issues, entitlements, and services needed to function in society.
  • Composed and sent letters to Pittsburgh Public School District employees, medical providers, and other Workers Compensation affiliates.
  • Care conferencing for residents with nursing staff and other providers, including medical case managers and primary care physicians.
  • Coordinate requests for medical home care services through Medicaid, Managed Care and Managed Long Term Care insurance providers.
  • Assist clinical & permanent staff with discharge planning cases by locating resources and calling providers for patient's appropriateness.
  • Assisted patients to understand and connect with medical and community providers not available in center.
  • Assisted parents in locating licensed childcare providers in the greater Hampton Roads, VA area.
  • Facilitate ISP meetings and build relationships with consumer, family members and service providers.
  • Make referrals to home health and durable medical equipment providers for transition home.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Family Care home and it s providers.

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21. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitated group and individual counseling for families including weekly parenting classes youth counseling sessions, and substance abuse counseling.
  • Served as a member of a substance abuse treatment team delivering patient-centered, evidence-based substance use disorder treatment services.
  • Obtained experience working with emotionally disturbed juveniles and substance abuse disorders.
  • Conducted substance abuse screenings and assessment for active duty military personnel.
  • Experience leading peer support groups, caregiver/peer support group, substance abuse recovery, and stroke support groups.
  • Facilitated medical, mental health, substance abuse, and support group referrals for clients and their families.
  • Provide support services for the clinical team treating adults who have substance abuse problems and co-occurring disorders.
  • Group facilitator for substance abuse, Alcohol, and Other Drug education, in a group setting.
  • Worked and dealt with crisis situations such as domestic violence, child abuse, and substance abuse.
  • Served as the assistant to the Clinical Director as well as two substance abuse counselors.
  • Assisted Social Workers in the Emergency Room on substance abusers, and psychiatric cases.
  • Helped clients to overcome substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment.
  • Provided assistance to psychologist with substance abuse evaluations for nuclear power plant employees.
  • Worked with individuals and groups on substance abuse, and parental substance abuse.
  • Escorted clients to psychiatric centers and substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Coordinated substance abuse and mental health treatment and referrals.
  • Provided clinical, and substance abuse Treatment Services.
  • Observed inpatient group sessions focused on substance abuse.
  • Conducted biopsychosocial assessments for chronically homeless Veterans with issues of substance abuse, serious mental illness, and Axis II disorders.
  • Participated on a multi-disciplinary treatment team to provide services to mentally ill & substance abuse clients in crisis.

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22. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Documented in medical records during client visits and all staff meetings, and accurately transcribed handwritten notes into electronic documentation systems.
  • Processed and maintained medical records including Medicaid or Medicare and verification of their policies.
  • Maintain medical records area, scheduling appointments for patients such as X-Rays, MRI, CT SCAN and other procedures.
  • Collected supplementary information needed to assist client, such as employment records, medical records, or school reports.
  • Requested medical records, bills, physician notes by phone or fax and followed up if not received.
  • Utilized specialized medical records software and Windows based applications to complete chart notes and reports.
  • Filed documents and medical records, answered phone and helped with general administrative jobs.
  • Review medical records for completeness, assemble records into standard order; quality assurance.
  • Recorded appropriate identification data on designated medical records, wristbands, and ID cards.
  • Collect information from patient medical records in order to fax information for transfer.
  • Locate, sign out, and deliver medical records requested by hospital departments.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports and medical records.
  • Assisted Social Workers with filing charts, medical records and completing assessments.
  • Update and maintain medical records and demographics of assigned clients.
  • Maintained teammate personnel files and patient medical records.
  • Request, distribute and file medical records.
  • Assist with maintain all residents medical records.
  • Handled Medical Records for Healthcare facility.
  • Documented actions in Cerner Medical Records System
  • Retrieved and filed residents' medical records as required in a timely manner.

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23. Heavy Construction Projects

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Here's how Heavy Construction Projects is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, and heavy construction projects, and demolition sites.

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24. Support Services

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Here's how Support Services is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Refer to appropriate community support services.
  • Functioned as part of a team administration, faculty and support services personnel to encourage student's academic success.
  • Provided direct social and support services to clients, and served as management liaison between executive and departmental staff.
  • Referred patient and family members to community support services and resources whenever possible to meet the family needs.
  • Monitor client information, activities, support services.
  • Authorize support services to clients, i.e.
  • Assisted teen moms for support services.
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of trainings and workshops through the Family Support Services Department for both providers and families.
  • Supported the Psychologists team in developing, organizing, and implementing support services to prevent and solvea variety of issues.

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25. Food Assistance

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Here's how Food Assistance is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Interviewed and approved candidates for the Food Assistance Program in Chambers County Alabama with an active case load of 500+ clients.
  • Determined eligibility for governmental programs such as Food Assistance, Cash Assistance,Medicaid, and Daycare.

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26. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary staff to enhance high quality of patient care.
  • Participated in weekly Patient Care Conference with interdisciplinary team.
  • Insure the patient care team is aware of pertinent financial/insurance information and explain how it will impact the choice of resources.
  • Acted as a liaison with command and other treatment providers to ensure patient compliance and continuum of patient care.
  • Performed patient care activities within the scope of competency.
  • Assist co-workers when needed with direct patient care.
  • Assisted with patient care needs, e.g.
  • Coordinate client and patient care and rehabilitation.
  • Assist LSW in daily discharge planning of hospital patients and Inform families of community options for patient care.

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27. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provided exceptional service to special needs residents.
  • Advised parents on what are the best methods to use when taking care of their special needs child.
  • Worked assisting in the neighborhood out-reaches programs contracted with the board of education special needs logistically.
  • Assist children with special needs, Autism and Attention Deficit Disorder.
  • Work with the therapists and children with special needs.
  • Advised adults with special needs in their everyday lives.
  • Performed care management for special needs children.
  • Implemented programs for special needs.
  • Managed a caseload for special needs Managed excuse notes and sent out medical for parents to have updated by physicians.
  • Facilitated a support group and for caregivers with special needs child.
  • Received training to work with infants and toddlers Accompanied home visits Assisted care with special needs

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28. Public Assistance

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Here's how Public Assistance is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Ensured that each person/family that applied for public assistance received the type and level of assistance that they were eligible for.
  • Assisted client's in applying and securing entitlements such as Medicaid, Food Stamps and Public Assistance.
  • Complied with state, local, and federal regulations related to public assistance and social programs.
  • Determine eligibility for applicants seeking assistance in one or more of the public assistance programs.
  • Case worker for all forms of public assistance except cash assistance.
  • Perform assessment of patient specific social, emotional and community service needs such as Medicaid, Snap Assistances & Public Assistances.

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29. Appropriate Referrals

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Here's how Appropriate Referrals is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Evaluate mental, social, environmental, and financial needs affecting patients and make appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Connect with community social services to improve opportunities for patients and to improve ability to make appropriate referrals.
  • Performed drug screening test and made appropriate referrals when result were positive.
  • Assess patients thoroughly and make appropriate referrals to community resources.
  • Make appropriate referrals to various programs and agencies.
  • Performed drug screening test and made appropriate referrals.
  • Provide customer service Provide appropriate referrals to other organizations and programs.
  • Analyzed individual situations Provided appropriate referrals to other organizations and programs
  • Completed psychosocial/bio-psychosocial assessments and made appropriate referrals Facilitated a variety of groups (e.g.

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30. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provide social work related services including assisting in applications for Medicare/Medical, social security benefits and AARP.
  • Maintained relationship with Social Security Administration and HRA Medicaid unit to facilitate Medicaid eligibility process.
  • Performed social security verification via New York City resource office.
  • Follow up with In-Home Supportive Services, Social Security Administration, Medi-Cal and Medicare as well as the patient's transportation.
  • Assisted clients in the completion of state and federal forms including Medi-Cal, Medicare, and Social Security paperwork.
  • Assist with obtaining social security and social services benefits for patient upon discharge from hospital.
  • Assisted families in applying for Medical Assistance and Social Security benefits.
  • Completed 2728 and submitted to Social Security and ESRD.
  • Worked on SSA Production Systems * Interviewed and opened cases for Social Security benefit applicants Handled incoming calls

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31. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained agency's monthly reports and contributed to various administrative tasks within the facility.
  • Compiled monthly reports using spread sheets of doctor's visits, treatments, labs, and medications using MS Word.
  • Maintained case files on individuals and groups, and was responsible for monthly reports detailing casework and progress.
  • Review reports for FAA, Tribal NEW, DOL WIA policies for weekly and monthly reports.
  • Utilized weekly and monthly reports to persistently meet or exceed expectations.
  • Completed monthly reports via NYC Ways and HRA STARS.
  • Prepare daily and monthly reports of all job done.
  • Processed work orders, schedules, and monthly reports.
  • Do monthly reports, assessments and recommendations.
  • Purge, log and sort annual Redeterminations, tally Rap-line calls, and create monthly reports using Microsoft Excel.
  • Prepare monthly reports that details information as it relates to the site location and the relationship with the Genesee Health Plan.

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32. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Created documents using PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Created PowerPoints Helped children and the elderly with computers Clerical work

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33. Support Groups

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Here's how Support Groups is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitated support groups and provided case management to older adults.
  • Assisted in case management and co-facilitating caregiver support groups.
  • Coordinated and facilitated Anger Manage support groups.
  • Implement support groups based on needs of families and tenants.
  • Facilitated support groups for seniors as part of treatment.
  • Monitored cases and assisted in parenting or support groups.
  • Developed peer support groups and discussion groups.
  • Conduct support groups for program participants.
  • Develop and conduct specialized support groups.
  • Coordinate weekly support groups for clients.
  • Co-led NICU parent support groups.

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34. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provide participants with assistance with community services and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to residents, including Holocaust survivors.
  • Provided emotional support to the patient/caregiver.
  • Focus was to provide good quality of life, emotional support to the patient and/or family members.
  • Assist social work, emotional support personnel with the placement of patients, based on patient/family needs.
  • Facilitate discharge planning and provide emotional support to residents and families during transitional phases of care.
  • Provide emotional support to end of life and hospice referrals and short-term interventions with family members.
  • Provided encouragement, emotional support via stress management techniques (eg.

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35. Service Plans

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Here's how Service Plans is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Developed and maintained documentation including functional based assessments and detailed service plans for residents using Sigma Care programming.
  • Scheduled and participated in administrative conferences, Service plans Reviews and educational meetings.
  • Organize and prepare individualized family service plans for Early Intervention.
  • Develop Individualized Service Plans (ISP), and ensure all Medicaid documentation is current.
  • Developed and implemented client centered Family Assessment and Service Plans (FASP).
  • Conducted interviews, performed assessments, and instituted employment service plans.
  • Created initial service plans based on clients' individual needs.
  • Develop Individual Service Plans and Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Developed preliminary individual service plans & functional assessments, Monitored activities& progress of residents during home/day program visits.
  • Updated Individual Education Plans and Individual Service Plans in facility database.
  • File and maintain clients charts and paperwork including progress notes, drug screens,individualized service plans, staffing sheets etc.
  • Maintain caseload of 14 clients Documentation of monthly progress reports as well as coordinating service plans which include goal directed strategies.
  • Completed psychosocial assessments, individual service plans, and updated progress of clients.

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36. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Conducted 25 individual, family and group therapy sessions per week for elderly adults and adult mental health consumers.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions as part of the patient's treatment.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions under the supervision of the Social Worker
  • Translated therapy modules for group therapy sessions.
  • Co-facilitated weekly psycho education group therapy sessions with middle school students to improve social skills, moral development and emotional regulation.
  • Provided clinical assessment, treatment planning, coordinating with treatment team regarding patient care and facilitated individual and group therapy sessions.

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37. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Screened female participants for domestic violence.
  • Served as coordinator of multiple programs including parenting and children's program of a domestic violence shelter.
  • Helped review and compile research articles on teens, families, and domestic violence.
  • Provide assistant to medical team at domestic violence shelter with social issues and referrals.
  • Program assistant for Domestic Violence Education Program Implemented surveys with refugee community to assess medical services Provided general office assistance as needed
  • Created and conducted surveys Developed social work programs Worked on research projects of domestic violence and LGBT population

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38. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Strengthened participants' ability of emotional control and suggested techniques to maintain cognitive functioning during individual counseling.
  • Provided information and referrals, entitlements counseling and advocacy services to members and their families.
  • Conducted initial screening interviews (psycho-social assessments) and provided counseling and assistance.
  • Conducted individual counseling sessions twice a week for approximately twelve adolescent residents.
  • Facilitate meeting between school counselors, probation, students, and parents/guardians/caregivers.
  • Provide exceptional consumer service, application counseling, In-reach, Determination.
  • Counseled CASA youth and provided comprehensive information and referral assistance.
  • Provide psycho educational and supportive counseling to patients and families.
  • Provided preventive counseling and prepared informative and statistical reports.
  • Provided support for participants via individual and group counseling.
  • Provided geriatric counseling and group counseling for Iranian speaking Other
  • Provide legal counsel for patients and arrange psychiatric examination.
  • Provided individual counseling and case management to young adults.
  • Provide supportive counseling/intervention to resolve any complication of patient.
  • Worked with families providing counseling and family life education.
  • Counseled parents and children working toward family reunification.
  • Provided primary counseling to residents of public housing.
  • Provided geriatric counseling and group counseling for Holocaust Survivors
  • Provide entitlements/benefits eligibility counseling and assist with application.
  • Provided one-on-one counseling for juvenile offenders after adjudication.

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39. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patient's locate alternative living arrangements such as Assistant Living Facilities and Independent living.
  • Assisted any clients that may need help with personal hygiene and/or independent living skills.
  • Educated Mental Health consumers in which independent living was the main objective.
  • Facilitated independent living skills groups and coordinated daily activities for youth while role modeling positive social interactions within a therapeutic environment.
  • Coordinated services, including adult family homes, community based residential facilities, assisted living, and independent living arrangements.
  • Provided counseling, information and referral services for disabled and senior adults in independent living apartments consisting of two buildings.

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40. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Assist geriatric population with daily activities.
  • Coordinated daily activities to a population that includes adults who are disabled or who have dementia, and traumatic brain injury.
  • Communicated with child's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Provided transportation for consumers to and from daily activities and doctors appointments.
  • Write and keep reports of children's behavior and daily activities.
  • Coordinate daily activities; assist with homework and building study skills.
  • Provided support and assistance in the daily activities for the residents.
  • Encourage Participants to be part of the daily activities.
  • Assist lead project manager on Daily activities.
  • Assist Working Foreman in daily activities.

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41. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Submit any needed documentation required or requested by insurance companies.
  • Process correspondence and explanation of benefits from insurance companies.
  • Obtained prior authorization from insurance companies to address the needs for nursing services and durable medical equipment.
  • Maintain knowledge of contracts, billing and benefit changes for insurance companies.
  • Experience with Insurance companies in obtaining authorization for treatments.
  • Contacted insurance companies and patients regarding COB.

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42. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Provided transportation for parents to school meetings and medical appointments as necessary.
  • Counseled patients on adherence to medication and medical appointments.
  • Accompany participants to non-medical appointments, i.e.
  • Scheduled transportation and medical appointments for clients.
  • Assist social workers with transporting children to medical appointments, court hearings, and visits in the community.
  • Maintain / track time loss, restricted duty, non-lost time, medical appointments, etc.
  • Facilitated the arrangement of mental health and medical appointments in preparation for the patient discharge.
  • Obtain scheduled medical appointments; follow up on aftercare treatment, follow-up procedures and referrals.
  • Ensured that all medical appointments were entered into notes in the computer system.
  • Provided Assistance to medical appointments as well as document Information on clients.
  • Schedule transportation to medical appointments for all Medicaid recipients in the county.
  • Scheduled, tracked and transported residents to medical appointments as required.
  • Arranged transportation for the patients for their medical appointments.
  • Assisted in transporting residents to medical appointments when needed.
  • Arranged appointments, transportation to and from medical appointments.
  • Secured medical appointments for patient's when needed.

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43. Care Conferences

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Here's how Care Conferences is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Participated in interdisciplinary meetings, including facilitating family care conferences to provide education by discussing plan of treatment/ expected discharge plan.
  • Coordinated and participated in patient/family care conferences with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Attended care conferences and addressed residents' concerns and responses to interventions to the interdisciplinary team and direct care staff.
  • Conducted care conferences between family members and residents assuring the quality of care they are receiving at the facility.
  • Attended care conferences, wrote quarterly reports, care plan updates, and required chart notes.
  • Attend Care Conferences and meetings when LSW is out of facility.
  • Helped to plan care conferences for resident families.
  • Conducted care conferences and psychosocial assessments.
  • Discharge residents Order equipment Care conferences, document, & handle issues residents may have

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44. Child Abuse

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Here's how Child Abuse is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitate the prevention, detection, investigation, and treatment of child abuse.
  • Testified in court in cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Assist social worker in child abuse investigations.
  • Evaluated patients that were suspected victims of child abuse/neglect and elder abuse/neglect and determine necessary action to ensure their safety.
  • Developed and conducted staff training; provided community education for awareness and prevention of child abuse/neglect and spouse abuse.
  • Trained and effectively utilized techniques in interviewing sexually/physically abused children, medical/legal aspects of child abuse, and family intervention/treatments.

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45. Lcsw

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Here's how Lcsw is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Gather materials to be filed, researched and retrieved in response to request from MSW, LCSW and staff Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Supervised LMSW's and provided them with the required supervision hours for their NYS LCSW licensing.
  • Provide discharge planning services to inpatients diagnosed with H. I. V/AIDS under LCSW supervision.
  • Counseled participants; home visits; Served as translator for LCSW.
  • Assisted LCSW with assessments and counseling needs.
  • Translate for LCSW during initial asessments.

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46. MSW

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Here's how MSW is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Observed and accompanied social worker (MSW) to home visits for hospice patients and bereavement counseling sessions.
  • Assisted MSW with client medication monitoring.
  • Work along side and assist a MSW clinical social worker in case management/care coordination.
  • Assist MSW with patient psychosocial assessment interview and document weekly progress notes.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments in collaboration with the MSW.
  • Prepared monthly flow sheets and quarterly notes Provided counseling services and community resources MSW INTERNSHIP

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47. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Social Worker Assistant jobs:
  • Afforded clients with care for social, emotional and behavioral difficulties and developmental disabilities.
  • Facilitate support group meetings for individuals with mental disorders and developmental disabilities.
  • Provide daily living support assistant to individuals living with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Managed people with developmental disabilities.
  • Co-led a group for children with developmental disabilities as a member of the committee on Preschool Special Education(CPSE)team
  • Assist clients and families in obtaining Medicaid and Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) eligibility and services.
  • Provided support and service to 4 adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Helped attorneys to enroll developmentally disabled/eligible clients inOPWDD (Office of People with Developmental Disabilities).

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20 Most Common Skill for a Social Worker Assistant

Financial Assistance12.8%
Social Workers11.1%
Treatment Plans10%
Community Resources7%
Care Plan Meetings6.6%
Child Care5.1%
Crisis Intervention5%
Mental Health Services4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Social Worker Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance
10.1%
10.1%
2
2
Social Workers
Social Workers
8.8%
8.8%
3
3
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
Community Resources
Community Resources
5.5%
5.5%
5
5
Care Plan Meetings
Care Plan Meetings
5.2%
5.2%
6
6
Child Care
Child Care
4%
4%
7
7
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
4%
4%
8
8
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
General Labor
General Labor
3.2%
3.2%
11
11
Craft Workers
Craft Workers
3%
3%
12
12
DIG Trenches
DIG Trenches
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
2.8%
2.8%
14
14
Emergency Relief
Emergency Relief
2.8%
2.8%
15
15
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Intake Assessments
Intake Assessments
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Construction Sites
Construction Sites
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.9%
1.9%
19
19
MDS
MDS
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Providers
Providers
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Heavy Construction Projects
Heavy Construction Projects
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Support Services
Support Services
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Food Assistance
Food Assistance
1%
1%
26
26
Patient Care
Patient Care
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Public Assistance
Public Assistance
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Appropriate Referrals
Appropriate Referrals
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Social Security
Social Security
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Support Groups
Support Groups
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Service Plans
Service Plans
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Counsel
Counsel
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Independent Living
Independent Living
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Care Conferences
Care Conferences
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Child Abuse
Child Abuse
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Lcsw
Lcsw
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
MSW
MSW
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.5%
0.5%

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