Christine Brigden, BSW

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
 
Phone: 701-858-3356
Email: christine.brigden@minotstateu.edu
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Last Updated: August 18, 2017

Christine Brigden
 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: ND Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (ND EHDI)
 
Discipline(s): Social Work
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

Objective: To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background and ability to analysis situation to solve problems efficiently. Profile: Flexible and versatile and thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building and computer skills. Comprehensive interpersonal communication skills and experience with training presentations. Skills Summary Supervisory Skills Effectively managing crisis Process Statistical Data Presentations Customer Service Building Strategic Relationships. Flexible Interpersonal style Enhancing organizational morale and productivity Communication skills Extensive Computer Skills Professional Experience Our Home LLC, Minot, ND March 2012 - Present Secretary-Treasurer for Real Estate Management Company. Monthly billing, financial reports and tax preparation. Administrative duties; word processing, spreadsheets, database management. North Central Human Service Center, Minot, ND May 2000- August 2012 Human Resource Counselor July 2005 - August 2012 Regional Intervention Service Coordinator for North Central North Dakota. Supervised a Professional Mental Health Emergency Service Team. Planning, scheduling and organizing clinical daily emergency team. Assess and Screen individuals for North Dakota State Hospital level of care. Built and Maintain Strategic Relationships with Community Resources. Maintain and analyze statistical data. Develop and Maintain policy to follow DHS Licensure regulations. Monitor Regional Intervention Service Budget and State Contracts. Provide education and information to staff regarding crisis intervention and strategic planning. Mental Health Case Manager II May 2000- July 2005 Case Management Services with individual with serious mental illnesses. Complete intakes, assessments to determine appropriate referrals to maintain indivduals independence and psychiatric stability in the community. Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA August 1996 - May 2000 Specialized social worker for In patient mental health unit with population focus of adolescent , chemical dependence, seriously mentally ill and behaviorial dementia. Responsible for completed social history and 7 day progress reports on all patients. Facilitate daily groups for the psychiartic milieu. Interaction with multiple Health insurance companies and Quality Assurance Department. Daily contact with community agencies regarding a team approach to discharge planning. Responsible for referral, court petitions and cordinations of patients to State Hospital. Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Wichita, KS May 1995 - June 1996 Advanced social worker position working in the Juvenile Offender Unit. Worked Directly with the Juvenile Court System on a daily bases. Supervised adolescents who were planced in a youth centr or residentail facility. Responsible for a case load that ranged from 85-100 clients. Education Minot State University , Minot, ND; Bachelor of Social Work, 1993 Brandon University Brandon , MB , Canada, General Arts Studies, 1988 - 1990