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Ariell Murcko

Ariell Murcko

Transitional Coordinator for Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program

Connecticut Community Care, Inc.

Long Term Care Professional | Transition Coordinator





Connecticut Community Care, Inc.

Transitional Coordinator for Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program

-Utilize person centered approaches to identify barriers for individuals in skilled nursing facilities to transition back into the community to improve their quality of life
-Collaborate with State of Connecticut Department of Social Services and Mental Health and Addiction Services to initiate MFP waiver services
-Direct initial Quality of Life (QOL) survey and work with University of Connecticut's Center on Aging for follow-up data collection

Career medium 04
Career medium 04

Community Action Network

Head Start Family Advocate

-Assessed needs through home visits for thirty-six families to identify community resources
-Research available programs and build relationships with other social services in area
-Facilitate and collaborate with parents to provide consistent supportive counseling
-Outreach to surrounding communities for enrollment with the Head Start and affiliate programs


Loomis House

Case Manager

- Supervised senior client activities, all direct care staff, and residential daily assignments
- Coordinate all direct care staffing, including training and recruitment of new team members
- Utilized case management software as well as shift notes on all residents
- Identify goals for all levels including independent living clients too hospice level of care
- Complete all intake counseling and coordinating with both clients and families

Career medium 02
Career medium 02

Behavorial Heath Network

Psychiatric Crisis Counselor

-Crisis counseling for residents with severe psychiatric disorders and substance abuse disorders
-Development of group therapy curriculum on self-care and awareness
-Prepare psychosocial assessments and collaborate with interdisciplinary team on results
-Identified triggers, release prevention strategies, supports, and plans after discharge


Behavioral Health Network, Inc

Assistant Grant Writer

-Assisted in qualitative and quantitative data collection for state wide research
-Coordinated conferences for developers of grant proposal
-Attended week long training on grant writing for non-profits

Career medium 04
Career medium 03

Milford Rape Crisis Center

Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor

-Provided advocacy and in person counseling to individuals after assault usually in hospital
-Consulted with law enforcement on options such as restraining order or pressing charges
-Recommended relaxation techniques, resources, and my contact information for support


Young Women Coalition of America (YWCA)

Direct Care Supervisor for Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter

-Supervised two case managers and two direct staff for emergency domestic violence shelter
-Received supervisor recommendations to transition from undergraduate intern to position
-Maintain hotline for sexual assault and provide consultation with hospital and advocate
-Deliver individual and group psychotherapy to eighteen females on women’s well being
-Decreased time it took to find permanent housing by 10% from 2011 - 2012

Career medium 05
Career medium 02

Umbrella Domestic Violence Center

Housing Specialist / Education Intern

-Educational outreach information with high schools students on safe relationships
- Developed mentorship program with area high schools and middle school girls
-Researched housing for survivors of abuse and assisted in life skills


Fordham University

Master's Degree, Clinical/Medical Social Work

Springfield College

Bachelor's degree, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General