Polsyn, Lonnie Resume 2010
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9319 West Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, Florida 33322
Home: (954) 452-5009 Cell: (954) 610-0373 email@example.com
Focused on client assessment and care, treatment planning, counseling and education.
Proficient in psychosocial assessments, conduct assessments, psycho-education, and development
of treatment plans. Well-established ability to work with a team to provide clients with education,
support and counseling in understanding the emotional, psychological, and behavioral impact of
mental illness on the patient and family.
Psychoeducation Psychosocials Treatment Planning Communications Teamwork
Advocacy Negotiations Treatment Coordination Conflict Resolution Liaison Solution-Focused
Team Leadership and Development Documentation Process Improvement Operations Networking
Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 2010
Master of Social Work
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 1985
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
SOCIAL WORK EXPERIENCE
BROWARD HEALTH, BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
One of the 10 largest public healthcare systems in the nation.
MSW Internship Behavioral Health Services June 2010-Present
Collaborate with staff to ensure that psychiatric, medical, and psychosocial needs of client
Facilitate community goals meeting, psycho-education, dual-diagnosis, and process groups
utilizing a Solution-Focused perspective.
Provide individual and psychoeducational counseling to persons dealing with major mental
illness, chemical dependence, HIV/AIDS, life skills, medication non-compliance, aggression,
suicidal and homicidal ideation, and anger management skills.
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN, Fort Lauderdale, Florida September 2009- April 2010
Serves 200+ indigent and vulnerable adults adjudicated incompetent by Broward County’s 17th
MSW Internship Office of the Public Guardian 2009-2010
Provided assessment, monitored and advocated for the clients’ needs within the capacity of
guardianship by applying the Person-in-Environment social work perspective.
Provided monitoring and assessment of clients in residential and day-treatment programs;
including group homes for the developmentally disabled, assisted living facilities, and skilled
BARRY UNIVERSITY, Miami Shores, Florida 2009-2010
One of only 5 clinical schools in the country; has a national reputation for excellence.
Graduate Research Assistant - Dr. Mitch Rosenwald: Associate Professor June 2010-Present
Assisted in development of research ethics protocol. Researched and reviewed literature
related to youth transitioning from foster care to independent living.
Graduate Assistant Maria Teahan: Director MSW Program September 2009-Present
Co-edit and design School of Social Work newsletter. Researched licensure requirements
for US and Canada and developed referral list for graduating students pursuing licensure in
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PRIOR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
MACY’S, Miami, Florida 1998-2009
One of the nation’s leading department stores.
Senior Buyer, Macy’s Florida, Miami, Florida 2001-2009
Delivered financial plans, strategies, and objectives to be the one of the nation’s premiere
Exceptional team leadership and development, project management and assortment
Member of Macys Headquarters Merchandise Steering Committee, 2001-2003.
Senior Buyer, New York, New York 1998-2001
Drove $35M business through financial planning, marketing, negotiations, and people
Initiated and directed process to enhance steering committee effectiveness.
Member of Federated Department Stores’ steering committee.
WALT DISNEY WORLD ATTRACTIONS MERCHANDISE HEADQUARTERS, Orlando, Florida
Retail arm of entertainment leader providing tangible memories of experience.
Kid’s Product Manager
Led $35M business, including product management, sourcing, vendor negotiations, team
building, networking, financial planning and analysis, and quality control.
BURDINES CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, Miami, Florida 1988-1996
Leading department store chain in Florida.
Buyer, Merchandise Liaison, Associate Buyer, Group Merchandise Manager 1988-1996
Fast-track promotions through progressively broader roles culminating in buyer position
managing $15M line of business.
Directed financial planning, analysis, inventory management, vendor negotiations, marketing,
Member of Federated Store’s steering committee.
National Association of Social Workers
International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
National Eating Disorders Association
NAADAC- The Association for Addiction Professionals
Miami Dade Area Health Education Center
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS ATTENDED
Art Therapy and Spirituality
Incorporating Journaling into Practice
Meaning Matters: Self Psychology and Eating Disorders
Navigating with Wisdom
10 Principles of Intuitive Eating
Transitions of Care
COMPUTER PROGRAM PROFICIENCY
Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher