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>> K E N D A L L G R E E N <<

email: greenkendall9@gmail.com
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A graduating MSW with 3 years of experience working in residential treatment. Interested in doing impactful clinical
work that assists clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders to overcome challenges in their
lives and find recovery and hope.

>> E D U C A T I O N <<

Master of Social Work, GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY


Graduation and LLMSW licensure expected in April of 2019

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, 2014


Graduated April 2014, Magna Cum Laude
Minor: Spanish

>> W O R K E X P E R I E N C E <<

May 2018 – Present: Clinical Therapist Intern, Our Hope Association


▪ Provide group and individual therapy to women with co-occurring substance use and mental health
disorders using techniques from evidence-based practices like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing.
- Develop and facilitate curriculum for psychoeducational groups on various topics relevant to
substance abuse and mental health treatment and client identities and interests, such as self-
care, anxiety coping skills, healthy relationships, communication styles, post-traumatic stress
disorder, human trafficking warning signs and risks, relaxation techniques, and spectrums of
gender identity and sexuality.
- Reimplemented and co-facilitated Seeking Safety groups, an evidence-based practice to treat
trauma and addiction.
▪ Perform complete biopsychosocial assessments on clients entering treatment including ASAM criteria
and DSM-5 diagnosis.
▪ Monitor and document client progress on goals. Bring observations, concerns, and propose
interventions and solutions to coworkers in clinical team meetings.
▪ Provide case management services to assist clients in managing their needs across other agencies and
systems including healthcare, criminal justice, and child protective services.
▪ Participate in a community outreach program where clients and staff volunteer at local non-profits.
- Gilda’s Club, October 5, 2018 – Decorated the house for their annual Halloween party, serving
club members living with cancer and/or dealing with grief and loss.
- Kid’s Food Basket, January 11, 2019 – Put together parts of sack lunches to be handed out to
food insecure children in West Michigan.
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April 2016 – Present: Receptionist, Clark Retirement Community


▪ Develop rapport with residents, family members, and other guests and serve as a first point of contact
in the agency that refers people to the appropriate services, departments, and employees, both on the
phone and in person.
▪ Attend twice yearly dementia trainings so I am able to recognize and report any concerns of
development or increases in dementia symptoms and can meet the unique needs of people with
dementia living in the community.

July 2014 – May 2016: Residential Instructor, Hope Network’s Pivot Crisis Center
▪ Worked in a temporary residential home as part of a team that assisted clinical and medical personnel
in promoting the recovery and independence of adults experiencing an acute mental health crisis and
co-occurring issues with substance use and homelessness.
▪ Facilitated an environment of kindness and compassion by building rapport with residents, being a
listening ear for those who needed to talk, an advocate for their recovery and hope, and by treating
each and every resident with dignity and respect.
▪ Coordinated the arrival of new intakes with clinicians from referral agencies, gave clients tours of the
facility, and completed necessary intake assessments, consent forms, and other paperwork.
▪ Taught coping skills and activities of daily living through facilitating groups and recreational activities.
▪ Monitored and documented resident progress on goals, changes in symptoms, and participation in
aspects of treatment such as groups and medication compliance.

>> T R A I N I N G <<

TF-CBT – Online training course (11 credits), Medical University of South Carolina
Completed: December 2018

Motivational Interviewing – Online training courses (20 credits), Improving MI Practices


Completed: April 2019

>> H O N O R S <<

Grand Valley State University Dean's list (2010-2014)

Social Work Honor Society: Phi Alpha - Chi Epsilon chapter, inducted March 2018