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Shakyra S. Morales

Licensed Master Social Worker
Wilmington
Summary

Diligent Social Worker with 5 years of experience in educating patients, coordinating treatment plans and setting up program referrals. Passionate, collaborative and analytical with proven ability to build strategic partnerships, advocate for clients and advance quality and patient safety initiatives.

Overview
1
1
Certification
6
6
years of post-secondary education
5
5
years of professional experience
Work History

Neurology Social Worker

University of Pennsylvania
2018-07 - Current
  • Developed and implemented Neurology pilot project, Bridge Project: Transitioning Neurology Patients from Inpatient to Outpatient Care, resulting in a 10% increase in show rate
  • Liaise between clinic, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care facilities & community based organizations to ensure treatment plans were being implemented with fidelity
  • Identifies and attends to the social and psychological needs of patients and families through both brief counseling and ongoing community advocacy and support

Group Facilitator

Chester Community Coalition
2019-08 - Current
  • Worked in conjunction with Chester-Upland School District, Crozer Health, Boys & Girls Club of Chester, and other community based organizations to offer mobile crisis intervention in response to community violence
  • Guided group therapy sessions for clients experiencing complicated grief with a focus on self-advocacy, self-healing and empowerment.
  • Introduced meditation, guided imagery, breathing techniques and aromatherapy for holistic health development

Emergency Department Discharge Coordinator

Crescent Medical Center Lancaster
2016-09 - 2017-12
  • Formulated treatment plans with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources
  • Developed and implemented a pilot program focused on quality care, including on-site evaluations, internal audits, and customer surveys
Education

Master of Science Social Work

The University Of Texas At Arlington
2015-08 - 2017-12

Bachelor of Arts Psychology

Clark Atlanta University
2008-05 - 2012-05
Skills
Counseling
Crisis management

Case Management

Crisis Intervention

Referrals and networking

Biopsychosocial assessments

Certification

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional- Level I

2020-10
Timeline

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional- Level I

2020-10

Group Facilitator

Chester Community Coalition
2019-08 - Current

Neurology Social Worker

University of Pennsylvania
2018-07 - Current

Emergency Department Discharge Coordinator

Crescent Medical Center Lancaster
2016-09 - 2017-12

Master of Science Social Work

The University Of Texas At Arlington
2015-08 - 2017-12

Bachelor of Arts Psychology

Clark Atlanta University
2008-05 - 2012-05