Splash Biography


Major: Social Work

College/Employer: BC

Year of Graduation: 2020

Picture of Cara Sarelli

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Cara Sarelli is a final year Master's in Social Work with a concentration in health. She is also pursuing her certificate in Neuroscience and Social Work. She currently is interning at Dana Farber Cancer Institute's Office of Workforce Development, where she assists with Student Training Programs. She hosts workshops on resumes, college readiness, team building, interviewing, and self care there, and provides students with 1-on-1 career coaching. Cara also enjoys writing and research, and is participating in the Living Database Project, the student research project in social work at BC. In her spare time she enjoys bike rides, playing her ukulele, and spending time with her dog, Charlie.

Past Classes

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S1907: Neuroscience and Positive Psychology: Implications for Mental Health in BC Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 03, 2019)
This class will explain the basics of neuroscience and its implications for advances in mental health treatment. It will explain how scientists, social workers, and mental health practitioners could work together to advance their respective fields and help people who struggle with low moods and negative thinking. There will be in-class exercises to show how you can generate positive emotions on the spot to ground or cheer yourself up in stressful or sad moments.

C1908: Intro to Resume Writing in BC Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 03, 2019)
Do you need help starting your resume, or want to learn some tips and trips to spruce it up for college and job applications? This presentation is guaranteed to help you get your resume in shape, and is tailored for high school students who may have limited work experience. Feel free to bring a copy of your resume if you have one or just take notes so you can work on yours later!