Kenyetta Lee

Kenyetta LeeAssistant Director of Social Work Field Education

 leekl@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees:
MSSA, Case Western Reserve University, May 2008
B.A., James Madison University, July 1995

Qualifications

State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Licensed Social Worker
S. 100071
Pupil Services Credential, Ohio

Professional Experience

Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, Ohio

School Social Worker 2021 to present

Builds positive relationships with students, families, administrators, teachers, and staff by bridging the gap between home, school and community.  Facilitates class meetings and small group counseling.  Provides crisis intervention including administering risk assessments.  Supports parents in accessing and utilizing school and community resources and advocates for new and improved community/school services. 

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Assistant Director of Social Work Field Education 2021 to present

Administrator and instructor for field practicum opportunities for students within the Family Science and Social Work Department.

Supports students throughout the internship process in both our BSW and MASW programs.

Adjunct Professor 2017 to 2021

Successfully manage application of active learning methods, utilizing various instructional strategies for students. Prepares and presents review in course syllabus and curriculum to students. Proven record of success with execution of duties and accountability in accordance with the school policies and procedures. Instructs and trains, delivering a quality learning experience to students.

Butler County Children’s Services, Hamilton, Ohio

Quality Assurance Coordinator 2014 to 2021

Compiles, analyzes and presents data, assessing organizational performance across the agency and ensuring employees meet departmental standards. Authors written summaries and statistical reports, determining if cases are processed in accordance with agency policy and procedure manuals.  Collaborates with management and supervisory teams, creating and updating agency policies and manuals that affects all programs, including Child Protective Services, Foster Care and Adoption.  Analyzes and assesses research, data collection and recommendations, improving the quality of services and assessing the effectiveness of programs and service delivery. Excellent track record of development and presentation of audit findings, recommendations, proposals, reports and analysis, both written and oral.

Family Resource Coordinator 2012 to 2014

Supervised, coached and counseled a staff of 20 family resource specialist and therapists. Gained buy-in through statistical reports, drafted and reviewed case management support data, as well as monitored agency expenditures. Planned and developed social service support programs, evaluating delivery of services. Galvanized direction and support to staff and other professionals involved in responding to emergency situations, in addition to monitoring and mentoring staff in the delivery of services.

Interim Intake Supervisor 2007 to 2012

Strengthened the validity of reports of child abuse and neglect, applying to Ohio law and policy. Mediated professionals involved from legal, medical, law enforcement, educational and mental health. Advocated guidance to investigative caseworkers with regards to face-to-face interviews and child removals.

Social Worker IV, Screener 2004 to 2012

Interviewed individuals reporting child abuse and neglect situations. Clarified needs of clients and referred appropriate community resources. Optimized emergency response and referral calls.

Social Worker III, Foster Care Support Specialist 2002 to 2004

Spoke with prospective foster parents, determining eligibility. Monitored care of children in foster homes. Transformed as Foster Parent Trainer and Adoption Assessor.