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  • Michael Stankovich

    Skilled Social Worker & Chemical Dependency Counselor

    Michael Stankovich
    4616 Campus Ave, #3
    San Diego, CA 92116

    05/04 to Present
    UCSD Medical School, Department of Psychiatry,
    Transitional Case Management Progra

    As a contractor with the California Department of Corrections, conducted psychosocial andmedical/psychiatric examinations of inmates with a mental health classification; examinationof medical & criminal records/history; preparing for parole; entitlement assessment (e.g.General Relief, SSI, SSA, VA, MediCal) and assistance in application; medical & psychiatriccontinuing care. Work conducted in numerous maximum security facilities including CA DeathRow. Multi-ethnic multi-racial population with pathology ranging from primary Axis I tomultiple-axes requiring state hospital level of care. Confidential record maintenance andspecialized report writing.

    Downtown Mental Health Center, San Diego, CA
    Provided diagnostic and clinical services to the persistently mentally as a
    member of the clinical treatment team: emergency services & intervention
    individual & group dual-diagnosis psychotherapy; on-going case management;
    day-to-day assignment and supervision of MSW

    Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
    Clinical Social work in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Provided clinical assessment, includingConnors' Continuous Performance appraisal for ADHD; individual & group psychotherapy(including one-way mirror and video observation); specialized ADHD & Asperger's group andindividual psychotherapy; specialized parent-child divorce group; and specialized adolescentDiabetes clinic.
    09/01 \'96 05/04
    Frontier Adolescent Day Treatment Program, Santee, CA
    This began as an internship which resulted in various periods of employment at the request ofthe program. Clinical Social Worker as primary therapist for AB2726 adolescents (with diversediagnosis & theoretically Axis II) in day treatment. Individual and group therapy; conjointfamily therapy; discharge planning & placement.

    06/83- 12/99
    National Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependencies, White Plains, NY
    Clinical Supervisor of Adult & Family Services, which included psycho-educational groups, adult & Adolescent out-patient services, continuing-care forpatients returning from residential treatment, and DWI treatment services. Specializedassessment services for Westchester County Parole, Bronx Municipal Courts, NY StateSupreme Court, and US Federal Parole. Instructor & Research Coordinator for the
    Faculty Training Program Chemical Dependency Counselors and the Chemical Dependency Training Program forGraduate Healthcare Professionals.

    04/95 \'96 06/96
    Gay Men's Health Crisis, NYC

    Clinical Social Worker

    Providing chemical dependency assessment, intervention, and referral
    services for gay men and IV drug users; individual & group psychotherapy; continuing-care(in recovery) psychotherapy services; psychosocial therapy groups (e.g. Living with
    HIV/AIDS); entitlement assessment and application assistance; dual-diagnosis individual &group psychotherapy; family & significant other group therapy; community educationprograms.

    St. Vincent Downtown Hospital Manhattan, 12th Street, NY, NY

    Psychiatry Resident (\'93House Staff\'94). Emergency Room assessment & admission
    to psychiatry and chemical dependency/detoxification services. Primary care on
    psychiatry, chemical dependency, and detoxification services. Referral & discharge planning.

    MSW San Diego State University, 2002MD SUNY Upstate Medical University. 1989BA Alvernia College, Reading, PA 1978
    Ackerman Institute for the Family, NY, NY:Certificate (18 month),
    Skills Building in Family Therapy
    Certificate (6 month),
    AIDS and the Family

    NYS Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor (1983 \'96 2002)NYS Certified HIV/AIDS CounselorLCSW Examination Eligible and have submitted application for Licensing Examination
    Strong proficiency in MS Office products, with development skills in
    MS Access and Excel; moderate proficiency in SPSS limited only by lack of day-to-day usage); strong proficiency in Adobe Products (e.g. Photoshop, Flash, DreamWeaver, Fireworks), particularly on the Mac OSX; moderate proficiency in HTML & CSS, and basic to moderate skills in PHP, Javascript, SQL, and XML. Demonstrated proficiency in website development and on-goingmaintenance.

    REFERENCES Excellent references available upon request

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