Sarah Jane Fernald

Napa, CA

707-307-8411

sarah@fernald.org

Teaching: 2007-Present
High School Mathematics

Related Experience:

Location and Level: Napa Valley Unified School District 2475 Jefferson St. Napa California 94558, Telephone 707-253-3711. 2007-2012: Entry level algebra and general math classes, full time. 9th, 10th, 11th and 12 grade math. Mixed language classes. I was one of 18 teachers in the department with a school population of 2,600 students.

Social Work 1999-2007

Related Experience:

Populations: Substance-abusing and mentally ill adults, older adolescents and their families; dually-diagnosed adults; homeless families, adults, and veterans; at-risk teens.

Case Management/Counseling:

Mountain Vista Farm

Vida Serena Residential Treatment Program.

• Veteran’s Hospital, Homeless Outreach Team. (Internship)

St. Vincent de Paul Village, Transitional Housing for Homeless.

• Jary Barreto Crisis Center. (Internship and PT work) (619) 232-4357

Residential Addiction Treatment:

• Mountain Vista Farm

• Vida Serena

Crisis Intervention:

• Jary Barreto Crisis Center.

• Veteran’s Hospital,Homeless Outreach Team.

Outreach/Advocacy:

• Chinatown CDC

• Veteran’s Hospital,Homeless Outreach Team.

• St. Vincent de Paul Village, Transitional Homeless Program

Discharge Planning:

• Jary Barreto Crisis Center.

Administrative/Supervisory:

· Chinatown Community Development Center; Support Services and Vocational Program Administrator

Education

LCSW 2010

MSW at San Diego State University; June 2002

BA in Applied Mathematics, Minor in Literature/Writing, University of California at San Diego, June, 1997.

Earlier Volunteer Work

• Samaritan House: clerical work, warehouse stocking and soup kitchen: food preparation and serving.

• UCC General Synod worker: errand running, passing out literature, support staff for delegates.

•Church-sponsored food and gift donations during holidays, providing donations and delivery of them.

• Confirmation Counselor: spiritual/religious counseling and guidance through several-week program.

• Harvest For The Hungry: informal counseling/advising with homeless clients; preparing and serving meals to homeless clients.

References:

Available upon request.