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Jason Fant
Professional Summary
Organized professional successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude.
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Day treatment professional
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Daily living activities educator
  • Public speaking ability
  • Adept at conflict resolution
  • Proficient computer skills 
Work History
Cook , 12/2017 to Current
Rally's Yuma, AZ
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Peer Support Specialist , 06/2017 to 09/2017
Transitional Living Center and Recovery Yuma, AZ
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
  • Led summer day treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
High School Diploma: 1996
N.A. Chanderjian High School - Stockton, CA
Certification : Medical Assisting , 2009
Carrington College - Phoenix, AZ
First Aid and CPR 
ID# GUQTAV       Expiration: 06/7/19
Peer Support Certificate 
Clerical Job Training 
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Motivated, professional, and personable customer service professional with areas of expertise including communications, excellent teamwork skills, organization, and punctuality. skills Trusted key holder Efficient time management Creative problem solver Work well independently Dependable Strong interpersonal skill Adaptable and solution focused Detail- oriented work history
Work History
Recovery Coach Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
Recovery Innovations Phoenix, AZ
  • Interviewed and assessed an average of 4-5 incoming clients per week at Desert Vista and Annex.
  • Drafted daily summary reports to review each client's level of participation.
  • Met with clients in their homes to promote continuity of care.
  • Obtained the necessary signatures on "Release of Information" forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.
Recovery Coach Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
Marc Community Resources Mesa, Arizona
  • Meeting client's in their homes to promote recovery.
  • Facilitate activities regarding social skills, employment skills, daily living skills, and health and wellness.
  • Encourage individuals with behavioral issues to advocate for themselves.
Arizona Manager/Agent Apr 2006 - Jun 2013
Hazelwood Gift Shop Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ
  • Support and manage full daily operations.
  • Ensure all merchandizing and product inventory is accurate, complete, and timely accomplished.
  • Facilitate organization and environment for Owner's desired outcomes.
Demonstrator Aug 2004 - Apr 2006
Sales Builders, Inc Phoenix, Arizona
  • Performed product demonstrations in a variety of retail environments.
  • Maintained all necessary documentation for reporting.
  • Provided excellent customer service and inquiry.
Peer Support Specialist Jul 2003 - Aug 2004
META Services Phoenix, Arizona
  • Provided peer support to consumers with mental disabilities.
  • Lead groups in discussions about recovery.
  • Provided peer counseling to consumers on an individual basis.
  • Accompanied peers to group activities.
  • education.
Peer Support Specialist Jan 2003
Training Phoenix, Arizona META Services
Peer Support Specialist META Services Phoenix, AZ
  • During my time working as a Dietary Representative at Scottsdale Memorial Osborn Hospital I had the opportunity to work with patients and develop food preferences according to their dietary needs.
  • I am experienced with renal, low sodium, diabetic, calorie restricted, liquid, low cholesterol, and low fat diets.
  • I also had experience with proper measurements for developing tube feedings under dietitian's directions.
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Determined professional known for having great time management and relationship building skills. An ethical employee driven to work hard. Looking for a new position with a reputable organization.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Administrative support
  • Patient advocacy
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Valid Florida driver's license 
  • Issue resolution
  • Support group oversight
  • Oral and written communication
  • HIPAA guidelines
12/2012 to 12/2016
Peer Support Specialist Peace River Center Bartow, FL
  • Maintained up-to-date and accurate program files and records.
  • Educated residents and families about available services and resources.
  • Mentored individual clients.
  • Organized and facilitated peer groups.
  • Completed daily living activities assessments.
  • Visited individuals in homes and in group meetings to provide information on agency, services, requirements, and procedures.
09/2006 to 09/2009
Special Needs Assistant Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
  • Kept youth safe and secure at facility and in public.
  • Took notes for students with learning disabilities.
  • Assisted students with preparation of documents.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology University of South Florida Lakeland, FL Psychology
Activities and Honors
2014- Peace River Center Peer Specailist of the Year.   
2010- NAMI Connections Support Group Facilitator of The Year.
2010-2012- NAMI Connections Peer-to-Peer State Trainer.
2008-2013 - NAMI Connections Peer-to-Peer Mentor.
2007-2011 - NAMI Connections Support Group Facilitator

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