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Polsyn, Lonnie Resume Substance Abuse

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  • 1. LONNIE POLSYN 9319 West Sunrise Blvd. • Plantation, Florida 33322 Home: (954) 452-5009 • Cell: (954) 610-0373 • lonniepolsyn@hotmail.com Focused on client assessment and care, treatment planning, counseling and education.Proficient in psychosocial assessments, group therapy, psycho-education, and development of treatment plans.Well-established ability to work with a team to provide client with education, support and counseling inunderstanding the emotional, psychological, and behavioral impact of substance abuse, addiction anddependency on the client and family. Psychoeducation • Psychosocial Rehabilitation • Treatment Planning • Communications • Teamwork Advocacy • Negotiations • Treatment Coordination • Conflict Resolution • Liaison • Case Management Team Leadership and Development • Documentation • Process Improvement • Collaboration• Networking EDUCATION Barry University, Miami Shores, FL • 2010 Master of Social Work University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida • 1985 Bachelor of Science in Psychology SOCIAL WORK EXPERIENCEBROWARD HEALTH, BROWARD GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER, Fort Lauderdale, Florida • PresentOne 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 are met. • 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 2010Serves 200+ indigent and vulnerable adults adjudicated incompetent by Broward County’s 17th Judicial Court.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 nursing homes.BARRY UNIVERSITY, Miami Shores, Florida • 2009-2010One 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 another state.
  • 2. LONNIE POLSYN • Page 2 • lonniepolsyn@hotmail.com PRIOR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCEMACY’S, Miami, Florida • 1998-2009One 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 retailers. • Exceptional team leadership and development, project management and assortment planning. • 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 development. • Initiated and directed process to enhance steering committee effectiveness. • Member of Federated Department Stores’ steering committee.WALT DISNEY WORLD ATTRACTIONS MERCHANDISE HEADQUARTERS, Orlando, Florida • 1996-1998Retail 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 • 1988-1996Leading 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, and merchandising.• Member of Federated Store’s steering committee. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 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 Guided Imagery-Mini-Mindfulness Meaning Matters: Self Psychology and Eating Disorders Experiential Techniques Integrating Psychodrama Navigating with Wisdom 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Transitions of Care Virtus Training COMPUTER PROGRAM PROFICIENCY
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