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Brian O’Keefe, MSW, LICSW

bcokeefe01@gmail.com | (781) 690-3411 | bcokeefe.com | LICSW #221868

Education

Master of Social Work, Boston University, Boston, MA                                                   May 2016

  • Trauma Certificate; Cumulative GPA: 3.76

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT                                        May 2014

  • Minors in Art History and Philosophy; Cumulative GPA: 3.48

Clinical Experience

Licensed Clinician, Bay Cove Academy (Justice Resource Institute), Brookline, MA

Oct. 2018 – present

  • Provide individual therapy to 10 students referred from public school districts with mental health and academic issues at weekly therapy sessions and check-ins when emotionally dysregulated at a therapeutic day school.
  • Maintain contact with guardian and collaterals and complete IEP assessments and attend all IEP meetings.
  • Facilitate semester-long group sessions for students such as Identity & Social Media, Young Men’s Health, & Music Production, and monitor student behavior and milieu settings in the school.
  • Serve as Educational Technology (EdTech) Ambassador for Day School Division, Committee Chair for Field Trips & Tournaments, and teach both Gym and Intramural Activities classes.

School-based Clinician, The Home for Little Wanderers, Roslindale, MA

Sept. 2015 – Oct. 2018

  • Delivered school-based therapy at one Boston Public High School, Community Academy of Science and Health in Dorchester, and one Boston Public K-8 school, F.D. Roosevelt School in Hyde Park.
  • Provided outpatient counseling to a caseload of 30+ clients at Child and Family Counseling Center (CFCC).
  • Facilitated DMH-funded mental health groups and led activities during fall, winter and summer camps.

Clinical Intern, Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Shrewsbury, MA

Sept. 2014 – May 2015

  • Directed fuel assistance program (LIHEAP) to help low-income families secure heat for the winter.
  • Managed program scheduling and organized all paperwork processing and filing.
  • Led two social-emotional wellness groups (Way to Go Guys!) for youth in 5th, 6th, and 7th
  • Provided direct case management services to clients in the community addressing a wide range of issues including unemployment, domestic violence, immigration services referrals, and securing affordable housing.

Additional Experience

Volunteer, Brookline Medical Reserve Corps., Brookline, MA

2018 – present

  • Volunteer with community-based medical unit trained in natural disaster preparedness and public health episode response to assist and coordinate public health event and emergency response efforts.

Volunteer, Headcount, Boston, MA

2017 – present

  • Attend music and community events to register voters through the non-partisan non-profit organization.

Summer Recreation Supervisor, Town of Needham Park and Recreation Department

May – Sept. 2015

  • Managed nine summer youth programs and supervised ten seasonal Program Directors.
  • Developed curriculum and led all pre-season trainings for Program Directors, Counselors, and Volunteers.
  • Ran weekly meeting for Program Directors and formally evaluated Director performance.
  • Monitored and resolved conflicts between staff, children, parents, and other town departments.

Summer Playground Director, Town of Needham Park and Recreation Department

Summer 2013, 2014

  • Completed all pre-season preparation for nine summer programs for children ages 3-13, including supply and medical inventories and orders, transportation, and special events planning.

Summer Playground Counselor, Town of Needham Park and Recreation Department

Summer 2011, 2012

  • Assisted with weekly Arts in the Parks concert series focused on community engagement through music.

Skills and Achievements     

  • Spanish, Intermediate – Active and ongoing participant at Boston Area Spanish Exchange.
  • Google, Level 2 Certified Educator, 2018 – Educator in all applications of the G Suite.
  • CPR, Red Cross, 2018 – Ongoing certification in adult, child, and infant First Aid and CPR.
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 2009