Mikayla Ruggieri
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Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
School: Simmons University
Field of study: MSW

Mikayla Ruggieri

EDUCATION
SIMMONS UNIVERSITY
GPA: 4.0
Boston, MA
Master of Social Work (August 2020)
Awards & Honors
• Honor Society
• Dean’s List
EMORY UNIVERSITY
GPA: 3.8
Atlanta, GA
B.A. Sociology and Educational Studies (May 2016)
Awards & Honors
• Dean's List
• NCAA All American
Extracurricular Activities
• Varsity Swimming and Diving
ADDITIONAL SKILLS
• Therapeutic Modalities: CBT, DBT, Narrative, Psychoanalytic, Solution Focused, Group Work
• Behavior Management and Modification
• Mediation and Communication
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
LMSW Certification in Georgia
TF-CBT Certification
CAREER OBJECTIVE
An adaptable social worker, therapist and educator with 4 years of experience motivated to attack societal inequities through community outreach, advocacy and integrated service delivery.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
FAMILY CONSULTANT
Creative Community Services: February 2020- Current
• Assess client and foster parent needs and developed individualized treatment plans
• Implement evidence-based practices with clients with meticulous and through documentation
• Discover and allocate community-based resources to foster homes and clients
• Provided case management services with a close relationship to DFCS
SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY BASED THERAPIST INTERN
Bethany Christian Services: Jan 2020- May 2020
• Assessed client needs and developed individualized treatment and discharge plans
• Implemented evidence-based practices with clients with meticulous and through documentation
• Participated and contributed to weekly treatment team meetings
PHP THERAPIST INTERN
Anchor Hospital: Partial Hospitalization Program, Atlanta, GA : Jan 2019 – Aug 2019
• Developed and implemented curriculum aimed at individuals recovering from substance use and psychiatric disorders
• Discovered, allocated and educated clients about community resources
• Collaborated with other hospital staff in weekly treatment team meetings
FIRST GRADE TEACHER AND GRADE LEVEL CHAIR
Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, FL : Aug 2016 – May 2018
• Established a vision for first grade instruction in coordination with school leaders and developed specific goals for the grade-level team
• Provided differentiated support to grade level teachers to support continuous improvements in their instruction
• Planned and conducted whole group, small group, and individual lessons and activities with students based on differentiated learning needs in order to promote student growth
CORPS MEMBER AND INDUCTION LEADER
Teach For America, Atlanta, GA : May 2016 – May 2018
• Selected from approximately 45,000 applicants to join national teacher corps of outstanding leaders
• Engaged in a full schedule of professional development activities including content and curriculum workshops, behavior management planning, diversity and inclusiveness trainings, and one on one teaching skill coaching and feedback cycle
• Led incoming corps members in reflection and development