Associated Therapists, Inc.
Providing administrative support to a group of independent Mental Health private practitioners located in Southern California

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Corinne E. Novick, LCSW
Voice Mail: (562) 684-7112  
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works at: Huntington Beach 

New York University, Masters Degree in Social Work May 2009
University of California- Irvine, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Social Behavior June 2007 

Employment Experience:
Associated Therapists, Inc.
Long Beach, CA November 2014- Present
• Maintaining a private practice caseload including developing and maintaining documentation, completing intakes, diagnosing, and assessments.
• Facilitating individual and crisis therapy; specializing in severe mental illness (i.e. depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders) for individual adults.
• Obtaining training in DBT so as to work with clients who can benefit from DBT; specifically BPD.

Metropolitan State Hospital
Norwalk, CA March 2014 - Present
Clinical Social Worker
• Managing a caseload up to 36 patients.
• Coordinating discharge plans and placements for my caseload.
• Facilitating groups, individual therapy, and assisting in deescalating client crises.
• Established the discharge criteria per team decisions to develop and maintain treatment plans.
• Established, promote, and continue to adjust the treatment milieu for the discharge unit.
• Coordinate family involvement in treatment; providing psychoeducation and support as needed.
• Coordinate Conservatorship, Public Defender, etc. involvement/support for long-term stability.
• Supervising, training, and providing professional and educational feedback to volunteers.
• Assist patients in developing coping skills and improving their insight for mental stability.
• Assist and encourage community involvement through outings or family passes and help patients’ process through their anxiety of reintegration into the community.
• Assist in managing crisis situations, Therapeutic Strategy Interventions, and helping the patient regain control through staff interventions (i.e. restraints) as needed. Completing necessary incident reports.
• Design, develop, and implement an Annual Discharge Fair to connect outside community mental health facilities with our patients.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Culver City, CA
Therapist October 2012 – February 2014
• DMH contracted agency providing mental health therapy and case management services as needed
• Completing outreach and assess clients’ eligibility for services
• Complete client flow from intake, diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and discharge
• Maintain a case load of 27+ SMI clients and personalized treatment based on each clients’ needs
• Complete DMH paperwork in a concise and timely manner
• Work in a multidisciplinary team, and very closely with Case Managers to best serve clients
• On call as needed for emergency situations
• Handle crisis situations to de-escalate client and assess for possible hospitalization
• Member of the DBT team and team to integrate a dual diagnosis program with the agency
• Supervise a 2nd year MSW student as a Preceptor

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Long Beach Homeless Prevention Program (LBHPP) & Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)
Long Beach & Los Angeles, CA
Social Worker February 2011 – August 2012
• Managed and counseled 170 households with a variety of life experiences
• Assessed, developed & monitored stability plans for goals such as: budgeting, accessing available services, relationships, managing ones mental or physical illness, or obtaining employment
• Completed intake assessments and ongoing assessments for necessary case management services
• Assessed clients for eligibility of benefits to increase income and housing sustainability
• Completed quarterly and annual reports and make projections for the programs spending
• Researched local services available for clients needs and connect clients with referrals
• Outreached and lead orientations to increase clientele for the SSVF program
• Assisted in training co-workers and attend training opportunities whenever possible

Federation for Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS), Continuing Day Treatment Center
Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York
Social Worker June 2009 - October 2010
• Managed a caseload of 20 consumers whom suffer from a chronic and persistent mental illness, a history of substance abuse, and/or developmental disorders completing all case management issues
• Individual, crisis, and group therapy with 155 consumers
• Intake Worker completing intakes and discharges to/from various referrals
• Designed, implemented, and continued to assess schedules and treatment plans for my consumers
• Facilitated an average 13 groups/week of various topics, group sizes, and consumer functioning levels
• Acted as a liaison between consumers, their families, other programs, and all treatment team members
• Worked with the treatment team to best serve 155 consumers

Certificates & Training:
• Mental Health First Aid
• CPR Certified
• 40-hour Domestic Violence Training
• LMSW for New York State
• LPS authorized pending LCSW
• Seeking Safety treatment
• Therapeutic Learning Program
• Ongoing training in DBT

New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist.
Administrative information needs to be gathered before scheduling.
Page last updated: 10/24/16