Pam Kummerer's Resume


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Pam Kummerer's Resume

  1. 1. Pamela J. Kummerer, M.S.W., L.S.W. =========================================================EDUCATIONMasters of Social Work - Family and Child concentration GPA: 3.98 May 2010 University of Toledo, Toledo, OhioBachelor of Individualized Studies - Psychology & Business GPA: 3.59 July 1995 Lourdes College, Sylvania, OhioAssociate of Applied Science - Mental Health & Substance Abuse GPA: 3.13 June 1993 University of Toledo, Toledo, OhioLICENSURELicensed Social Worker – LSW  Passed Clinical Exam for Independent Social Work License –LISW – Currently involved in independent supervision (needed for diagnosing and psychoanalysis)WORK EXPERIENCEFlower Hospital, Sylvania, Ohio -- Adult Inpatient Psychiatry 4/97 – Present Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Social Worker (5/2011 – present) Registered Social Worker Assistant (11/2003 – 5/2011)  Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, which includes physicians, nurses, social workers, activity therapist, physical therapist, financial department, utilization review, etc.  Maintain ongoing communication with outside organizations such as community mental health centers, treatment programs, insurance companies, and other social supports to link and refer  Coordinate discharge plans such as community agency referral, facility placement, and linking patients and their families to needed social supports.  Coordinate extended care treatment, such as nursing home, group home, and assisted living  Develop and update individual therapeutic plan for quality care  Assess the emotional and bio-psycho-social needs of individual patients, and refer and link to appropriate services based on individual needs  Communicate with family members to encourage family support and involvement in patient’s treatment and after care  Facilitate co-joint meetings between patients and family members/support systems to address problems, concerns, treatment progress, and after care issues  Assess, evaluate, and record progress of mental health status  Complete risk assessments and monitor patient’s safety  Provide individual 1:1 counseling  Facilitate psycho-social treatment and educational groups  Maintain compliance with federal, state and HIPPA regulationsSt. Charles Hospital, Oregon, Ohio -- Adult and Adolescence Inpatient Psychiatry 8/95 - 2/98 Mental Health Professional  See job description above
  2. 2. Pamela J. Kummerer, M.S.W., L.S.W. =========================================================GRADUATE EXPERIENCEBoard of County Commissioners, Commissioner Skeldon Wozniak, Toledo, Ohio 8/09 – 5/10 Student Intern  Facilitated The CARE Team -The Community Asset & Resource Engagement Team. This is a multi-agency collaboration, which takes community services into a different neighborhood each month. • Facilitated planning meetings with staff from various community agencies: United Way, YWCA, Food for Thought, Jobs & Family Services, Area Office of the Aging, AIDS, Resource Center, The SOURCE and Neighborhood Health Associations • Secured location, handled logistics, and assisted in the promotion of the event • Directed and coordinated the agencies and visitors during the event • Completed an in-depth evaluation of the effectiveness of The CARE Team.  Program Development - Collaborated with the Commissioner and staff in the development of the Committed College Coach program aimed at increasing the rate of high school students’ enrollment in post-secondary education. The program is currently being tested in Sherman and Grove Patterson elementary schools. • Compiled information, performed research, conducted interviews, and gathered feedback for the development of the program • Presented program to various organizations such as, Toledo Community Foundation, TPS School Board President, TPS Teachers Union President, United Way CEO, and Owens College, to gain feedback, buy-in, and funding for the program • Created PowerPoint presentations which were used for presenting the program  Created and designed “Accessing Adult Mental Health Services” brochure  Attended collaborative meetings with organizations such as Jobs & Family Services, Children’s Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency, AFSCME teacher representative, and various governmental agenciesNAMI of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 8/07 – 5/08 Student Intern  Referred and linked consumers and family members with appropriate community resources  Completed assessments and developed plan of care for families with children with emotional and behavioral disorders  Attended multidisciplinary treatment teams with outside agencies such as Connecting Point, Kobacker, Harbor, etc. to support and advocate for the consumer  Co-facilitated the Family-to-Family psycho-education group  Assisted in evaluating and redesigning the NAMI-CAN support group for parents of children with emotional and behavioral disorders  Assisted in redesigning the Family-to-Family psycho-education group  Participated in organizing NAMIWALKS, a community awareness and fundraising event