I am a very flexible and hardworking individual with a passion for working with people. My specific interests are in the field of mental health and addiction. I especially enjoy working with children and youth. I can work independently or in a team environment. I will always use my skills to the best of my abilities at all times to contribute to a successful, professional, and enjoyable work atmosphere and strive to achieve proven results
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
November 2016 to Present
Direct support and implementation of therapeutic practices in an extended day treatment program. Working with children ages 5-12 with trauma history and behavioral improvement goals. Responsible for planning and implementation of the BrainWise curriculum and accurate reporting of client activities and progress.
Leadership, patience, communication, flexibility, teamwork, empathy, collaborative problem solving, active listening and observation.
November 2015 to February 2017
Supervise clients, encourage compliance with facility rules. Majority of time spent interacting with clients.
Identify changes in client affect & behavior, record observations and alert other staff as needed.
Log observations, document program participation, maintain accurate client status records.
Respond to crisis and make appropriate interventions.
Complete scheduled rounds.
Distribute medications, maintain med logs, following State Med Aide procedures.
Ensure and maintain a clean environment, including performing light cleaning duties.
Keep updated through reading log, evaluations, contact notes and other related treatment documents.
Participate in outings, provide general support.
Effective listening and observation.
Good written and verbal communication.
Promptness and flexibility.
February 2015 to October 2015
Responsible for assisting the District Manager in any way possible to ensure smooth and prompt delivery of various newspaper publications.
Communication, organization, attention to detail, flexibility in tasks and schedule, teamwork
February 2015 to June 2015
Assist other teachers in classrooms with children ages 6 months -12 years. Changed diapers, implemented lesson plans, served meals, general building upkeep, resolve conflicts among students, supervise playground activities, participate in arts and crafts, communicate with parents concerning the needs of their child(ren).
Employee of the Month
Leadership, patience, communication, flexibility, teamwork, child care, motivation
March 2013 to October 2014
Sales, customer service, inventory, opening and closing duties, shift lead, was in the assistant manager training program.
Multiple employee of the month awards
Communication, reliability, leadership, problem solving, and teamwork.
September 2005 to December 2012
Accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cashier, food service, scheduling, banking, product management, vendor relations, maintenance, and training.
Maintained good employee retention rate, grew business to include additional products and services, helped develop new vendor relations, and attracted new customers.
Communication, customer service, organization, imagination, computer skills, management techniques, time management, leadership, and people skills.
BS in Child, Youth, and Family Studies; Minor: Psychology
July 2014 to May 2017
1999 to 2000
1998 to 1999