Hi, my name is Gracie Wiseman. My interests include reading and dancing. I like to watch movies, listen to music, and knit. My favorite color is blue and I love spending time with my family. I am organized, punctual, goal-oriented, friendly, and compassionate.
I graduated from Longwood University where I majored in Social Work. I am a member and was the president of the Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society at Longwood University. I was a member of the Longwood Company of Dancers from 2021 to 2023. I have a passion for social work and I am interested in working with children.
In my junior internship at the City of Roanoke Department of Social Services in the foster care department, I grew my knowledge and skills. I increased my knowledge through the different trainings I completed and the activities I observed like home visits, family partnership meetings, and court hearings. I was able to grow my skills through my contact with clients and coworkers and the case notes I completed. I developed my leadership skills by leading supervision meetings and initiating opportunities with my coworkers. I was helpful in my internship by supervising visitations, creating a visitation schedule, updating the parent handbook (an informational book given to parents whose children were removed), and updating intake forms that are filled out by biological parents.
In my senior internship at Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare in Child, Youth, and Family services, I