POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Melissa A. Nielsen, LMSW, is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Nursing in recognition of her role as a Service Coordinator of New York State Veterans Home.
Established over thirty years ago, A&T Healthcare has served the community for decades. Dedicated to utilizing the latest advancements in medical technology in an effort to better serve their patients, A&T Healthcare is well known for its Home Health and Personal Care Aide services. The healthcare facility "has been approved by New York State to provide classes that train and certify both Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides." Offering a wide array of services to their clients, the facility specializes in geriatric services, nursing services, and pediatric home care.
Amassing over twenty five years of experience in the field of Nursing, Nielsen is a prominent expert within the field. Throughout her career, Nielsen has attained expertise within the areas of social services, community outreach, program development, public speaking, mental health, crisis intervention, grant writing, volunteer management, research, event planning, family therapy and psychology. Known for her compassion as a social worker, Nielsen feels the "need to help others as much as I can." In her current capacity, Nielsen is responsible for acting as a liaison between patients and other hospital staff, as well as providing one-on-one guidance and support for patients.
Now a specialist in Dementia, Crisis Management and Discharge, prior to joining the team at A & T Healthcare, Nielsen served as a Medical Social Work Assistant for the County of Rockland for over 22 years. There Nielsen developed skills in the areas of post-hospitalization assessment and home care aides.
Throughout the course of her education and training, Nielsen attended Franciscan High School in Mohegan Lake, New York. Thereafter, Nielsen went on to study Social Work at both Dominican College and Adelphi University, where she earned her Master's degree in Social Work in 2011.
To further her professional development, Nielsen is an affiliate of several organizations including the Rockland County Crisis Team and the International Women's Association, which awarded her the Recognition of Achievement Award.
Nielsen dedicates this recognition to her mother, Carol Nielsen.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who