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Summary
A highly skilled, energetic, compassionate, and outgoing individual. Dedicated to providing exceptional care for the at-risk populations. Strategic and Team-Oriented with the ambition to utilize my skills within a position that is desired.
Highlights
  • TLC License
  • Crisis intervention and resolution
  • Patient-centered care
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Violence prevention
Education
Associate of Science: Mental Health and Human Services 2016 Kingsborough College, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Coursework in Health Science and Nursing
Coursework in Psychology and Human Services


High School Diploma James Madison, Brooklyn, NY, United States Graduated with a Regents Diploma
Experience
City Access New York Brooklyn, Ny Day Habilitation Specialist 04/2017 to 07/2019
  • Established and enforced integrated Service Plans
  • Maintained assessments, analysis and documentation
  • Coordinated in the planning of consumer's activities
Insititue for Community Living Brooklyn, NY Counselor 08/2016 to 04/2017
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose
Pheonix Rehbailitation Center Brooklyn, NY Rehabilitaion Aide 07/2014 to 08/2015
  • Transported 130 residents daily to assigned events in a timely manner
  • Assisted and overseen staff in conducting recreational activities with the residents
  • Provided and maintain a safe and clean environment for residents
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities
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Summary

Friendly and devoted care provider with 10 years experience. Energetic, reliable, and adaptive to every family's needs. Able to provide employers with tailored personal assistance and excellent interpersonal skills.

Highlights
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Supportive care provider
  • BCI/FBI background checked & fingerprinted
  • Flexible problem solver 
  • Superior communication skills
  • Social media marketing knowledge
  • Microsoft Office proficiency 
Experience
February 2016
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Current
Alternative Autocare Columbus, OH Administrative Assistant
  • Coordinated monthly and quarterly marketing strategies, in-shop and through social media. 
  • Organized personal and professional calendars; scheduled all customer appointments.
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
June 2011
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December 2015
The Ark House, Inc Columbus, OH Habilitation Specialist
  • Directly assisted administrators in all functions of running the home.
  • Established an ideal living environment for residents in regard to care and safety. Responsibilities included house work, dishes, laundry, and engaging creative projects.
  • Provided direct care to five individuals, respectfully enabling them to live their best lives.
January 2012
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December 2015
The Ark House, Inc. Columbus, OH Medical Appointment Scheduler
  • Created and maintained system to track medical care for five residents, in coordination with dozens of medical facilities.
  • Scheduled all required medical appointments, in conjunction with staff availability and needs of the individual.
  • Served as a central point of contact between individuals, medical facilities, home management, and other staff members.
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September 2015
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April 2016
The Hoffman Family Upper Arlington, OH Nanny
  • Enthusiastically cared for two children, ages infant to three years old, for one year.
  • Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
  • Engaged children with games, play, and activities.
  • Offered detailed daily reports that outlined each child's day.
May 2006
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August 2012
The Darr Family Columbus, OH Mother's Helper
  • Affectionately cared for three children, ages infant to 16, for 6 years.
  • Cleaned the house, including dishes, laundry, sweeping and vacuuming. 
  • Maintained a child-friendly environment with engaging activities and continuous access to the outdoors.
August 2009
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August 2015
W.W.T.M.C Hart, MI Child care coordinator
  • Directed hundreds of volunteers, while interfacing with parents to ensure tailored care was provided for every child.
  • A yearly volunteer position in which I worked on a team to coordinate childcare for 100+ children of all ages in a week long festival environment.
Education
2015
Otterbein University Westerville, OH, United States Bachelor of Arts: Religious Studies

Emphasis in comparative study of world religions

2011
Heart Start Columbus, OH First Aid and CPR Held First Aid & CPR certification from 2011-2016
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Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-sufficient
  • Goal-oriented
  • People-oriented
Work History
Child Protective Specialist/ Administrative Aide, 07/2016 to 04/2017
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES Bronx, New York
  • Responsible for reviewing, gathering information and investigating allegations of Child Abuse and Maltreatment.
  • Worked directly with community resources, clients family members, and collaterals to access if there was credible evidence to support the allegations of child abuse/ maltreatment.
  • Coordinated resources to evaluate safety and identify interventions that would keep the children safe.
  • While using the Connections database; kept and accurate record of all the stages of the investigation including but not limited to phone calls, home assessments, collateral calls and court appearances.
Eligibilty Specialist II, 10/2015 to 07/2016
Human Resources Administration Brooklyn, New York
  • Processed 15-20 cases daily, by reviewing documents submitted by clients during initial interview.
  • Contacted clients, employers, and property owners; to verify if information submitted was accurate.
  • Accessed the WMS system to determine if clients are eligible to receive SNAP benefits.
  • Granted the client appropriate amount of SNAP benefits;as determined by the WMS system.
Community Habilitation Specialist, 06/2012 to 01/2015
Young Adult Institute NY, NY


  • Developed a written, individualized habitation program plan for individuals with a developmental disability.
  • Documented the progress and completion of weekly and monthly goals.
  • Monitored and redirected behaviors to ensure safety during daily activities both at home and in the community.
  • Support with exploring different community opportunities, as well as social interactions.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Social Science, 2012
College of New Rochelle: School of New Resources - New York, NY
Social Science
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Summary
High-performing, a strategic-thinking Case Management professional with more than five years' experience. Highly skilled at relationship building with clients and across organizations and teams; exceptional writing, presenting, and interpersonal communication skills. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Public Health SUNY, Old Westbury, NY GPA 3.6
Certifications
CPR/First Aid, American Heart Association, Exp. 2019 
A.M.A.P
S.C.I.P
Crisis Management
Skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Crisis Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective Time Management Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • MYSI approach/ Missouri model
  • High Customer Service Standards
  • Dedicated to Process Improvement
  • Managerial/Supervisory Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Exceptional Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Experience Working in Diverse Population
Experience
St. John's Residence Case Worker 11/2015 to Current
  • Charts and records information in client files.
  • Conducts outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems for gang affiliated youths.
  • Makes house visits to support treatment plans and to promote a healthy, stable family environment.
St. John's Residence Child And Youth Counsellor 09/2014 to 11/2015
  • Interviewed and assessed 5 new clients each week.
  • Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
  • Worked with clinical psychiatrist's to draft treatment plans for a caseload of 20 youths ranging in ages 13-17.
  • Pursued ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills.
Department of Education New York, NY Paraprofessional 09/2011 to 06/2016
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Develops individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Supported students using child-specific strategies, including instructional cues, positive reinforcements,and movement breaks to counter negative or aggressive behavior.
 
 
 
 
ACLD Day Habilitation Specialist 04/2008 to 09/2011
  • Employed a variety of materials for children to explore and manipulate in learning activities and imaginative play.
  • Carefully identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Established and enforced integrated Service Plans.
  • Maintained assessments, analysis and documentation.
New York Police Department New York, NY Police Cadet 01/2007 to 02/2008
  • Responsible for performing standard and advanced administrative duties, which include filing, database entry, logging incoming information.
  • Duties also include patrolling and securing designated areas Association for the Advancement of the Blind and Retarded.
Association for the Advancement of the Blind and Retarded College Point, NY Direct Care Counselor 11/2004 to 01/2008
  • Responsible for supervising the daily activities of the consumers, providing ongoing support, guidance and role modeling, which include serving daily meals and assisting with basic hygienic skills. 
  • Monitor and document medication administration.
  • Participate in group work and implement community inclusion.
  • Administrative duties include refilling daily logs, participating and attending treatment meetings including weekly staff meetings, creating activities that address identified goals and result in skill development, and documenting monthly progress notes.
Additional Information
Completed workshop on NYSED Child Abuse Identification
Completed workshop on NYSED School Violence Prevention
Completed workshop on NYSED Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
Completed the New York State Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills (NYSATAS)
Completed NYCDOE supported and authorized training program for paraprofessionals