Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work @
Licensed Clinical Social Worker @ From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Greater New York City AreaClinical Supervisor @ Clinical Supervisor and Therapist at Northside Center's 110th clinic. Providing child, family and individual therapy, as well as, clinical supervision to therapist. From March 2011 to Present (4 years 10 months) Research Assistant, Interviewer @ Recruited
Licensed Clinical Social Worker @ From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Greater New York City AreaClinical Supervisor @ Clinical Supervisor and Therapist at Northside Center's 110th clinic. Providing child, family and individual therapy, as well as, clinical supervision to therapist. From March 2011 to Present (4 years 10 months) Research Assistant, Interviewer @ Recruited families to participate in a research study exploring acculturation, Latino family values and adolescent alcohol consumption. Conducted semi-structured and structured interviews with Latino youth and their mothers. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish at participant’s home or in a school setting. Trained fellow research assistants on study procedures and protocols. From January 2011 to April 2011 (4 months) Social Work Externship & Research Assistant/ Group Facilitator @ Facilitated dialectical behavioral skills training and mindfulness groups in both English and Spanish. Member of crisis prevention team at the Metropolitan Detention Center. Translated and adapted DBT worksheets and exercises into Spanish. One of six students selected to develop DBT pilot research study within the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Conducted structured interviews with inmates for the purpose of data collection. Pilot data was used in the development of the DBT skills training program. Translated and adapted evaluation questionnaires into Spanish. From December 2009 to December 2010 (1 year 1 month) Clinical Social Work Intern & Volunteer @ Performed intake and initial clinical evaluations for individuals seeking mental health services. Provided bilingual, bicultural out patient therapy to individuals, couples, and families with particular attention to cultural influences. Worked as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team to develop individual treatment plans. Responsible for managing a caseload in excess of 10 clients. Wrote treatment plans, progress notes and update reports in accordance with regulations. Provided documentation necessary to obtain payment authorizations from private insurance agencies and Medicaid. Participated in individual and team supervisions on a weekly basis. Engaged in video taped individual therapy sessions for the purpose of research for The National Center of Addition and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. From September 2009 to September 2010 (1 year 1 month)
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program (CAP) @ Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research From 2012 to 2015 Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work @ Columbia University From 2008 to 2010 Bachelor's degree, Psychology @ Queen's College Neal Santacruz, LCSW is skilled in: Psychotherapy, Clinical, Treatment, Social Services, DBT, Adolescents, Mindfulness, Couples, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Adults, Child Development, Research, Counselling, Community Outreach
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