Sandra Ann Wickham, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.  - Structured Play Therapy For Children 4 to 11
Resume: Sandra Ann Wickham,C.S.W.,L.C.S.W.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
 
Pace University                           Master of Business Administration          1995
Adelphi University                        Master of Social Work                          1979
Hofstra University                        Bachelor of Business Administration       1966
Family Studies Center                   Certificate in Family Treatment             1985
Adelphi University                        Post Masters Certificate in Clinical
                                                 Practice                                              1983 
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 
 
 
PRIVATE PRACTICE/ North Carolina                                                      9/09-  
Job Description:
  • individual psychotherapy with adults 
  • marital and family counseling
  • structured play therapy/art therapy for children 
 
Pederson-Krag Center CHILD, ADOLESCENT, FAMILY THERAPIST                                              9/01-6/08     
 
Job Description:
  • Provided individual and play therapy for at-risk children
  • Facilitated Foster Parent Groups
  • Adjunct Family Treatment
  • Supervised MSW Interns 
 
Wickham Human Relations Center   
PRIVATE PRACTITIONER/CONSULTANT              6/80 - 9/01
                                                                             
Job Description:
  • Provided individual psychotherapy, play therapy, marriage and family counseling
  • Supervised/trained staff in family systems and short term treatment
  • Created and Published a bimonthly newsletter Professional Practice Update 
 
F.E.G.S./ Federation Employment and Guidance Service, Smithtown                                              
CHILD, ADOLESCENT, FAMILY THERAPIST            3/96 - 10/97
                                                                        
Job Description:
  • Provided individual and play therapy for at-risk children
  • Adjunct Family Treatment 
 
New York State Office of Mental Health (Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center)                  
PROJECT DIRECTOR - Family/Parenting Project    3/94 - 11/95
 
Job Description:
  • Worked with high-risk families, adolescents and children
  • Collaborated with Senior Management to assess family and patient needs.
  • Developed clinical protocols for coordinated community participation with parents teachers and clinicians
  • Organized conferences and training sessions for teachers/clinicians to promote effective parent relations       
 
Empire Mental Health Choice (Managed Care Division of Blue Cross-Blue Shield)           
SENIOR CLINICAL CONSULTANT                             10/92 - 3/94
                                                                                   
Job Description:
  • Supervised Clinical Case Managers
  • Developed Clinical Policy and Procedures
  • Participated in Program and Staff Development
  • Coordinated Total Quality Improvement Plan to adhere to NCQA guidelines            
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work 
                             Board Certified                                   1989-
New York State Society of Clinical Social Work                           
                             Fellow                                               1981-
                             President, Suffolk Chapter                   1981-1984
                             Chairperson, Public Relations               1982-1985
Association of Marriage and Family Therapists                                
                              Approved Clinical Supervisor               1987-2000
                              Clinical Member                                 1982-1987
National Association of Social Worker
                                Diplomat/ACSW                                 1985-                              Member                                            1979-
American Association of Play Therapy                                                                        2005-
Art Therapy Association
                              Member                                           2010-
Chatham County Artists Guild                                     2010-2012
CERTIFICATIONS 
LCSW North Carolina                #C006197