Writing Skills - Professional freelance writer with 14 years' experience producing
• SEO/keyword articles
• brochures and information packets
• print books and e-books
• blog posts
• web copy
• book and movie reviews
Editing Skills – Experience editing fiction and nonfiction pieces
• substantive editing
BA Psychology, University of Kansas, 1990
MSW, University of Kansas, 1996
Freelance Writer and Editor 2001-
Produce copy and edit material for numerous clients and websites.
Social Worker 2015-
In addition to social work responsibilities in an acute rehabilitation setting, worked with multidisciplinary team to develop an admissions information packet.
Kendallwood Hospice 2005-2011
Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator
In addition to social work responsibilities, write copy for bereavement newsletter and business correspondence.
Garden Terrace at Overland Park 2001-2005
Family Education Coordinator/Social Services Assistant/Admissions Assistant
In addition to social work responsibilities, wrote information packets and monthly education columns for the newsletter.
Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill 1997-2001
Sr. Social Worker—Emergency Department, evening shift
In addition to social work responsibilities, wrote information packets and brochures, including a bereavement packet that was used throughout the Truman Healthcare System and won a Missouri Hospital Association Award.
Ghost Writing Projects
Patient self-help packet for mental health clinic
Four books about caregiving
Book about behavior in the workplace
Book about narcissism
Series of blog posts about mental health issues
Visiting Grandma (young adult novel)
Hospice Tails (nonfiction/essays)
40 Tips for Easing Depression Symptoms (nonfiction/self-help book)
“Helping Employees with Mood Disorders in the Workplace,” Profiles in Diversity Journal
“Work/Life Balance in the Home Office,” Profiles in Diversity Journal
Various short reviews, Bookmarks
Blog posts, Alliance of Hope for ******* Survivors