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Mental Health Worker

Location:
Ellicott City, MD
Salary:
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Posted:
October 12, 2018

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MICHAEL U. NJOKU

**** ******* ****, ************, ******** 21133

ac7c36@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Responsible Manager of Human Resources, Human Services. Demonstrated solid 12 years in Human Services as well as being part of an organization that grew from the ground to respectability. With management in educational background, I am strongly motivated and enthusiastic for opportunity to utilize my skills to help improve an organization to success.

QUALIFICATIONS

With earned credits in MBA and BS in Business Management

Very Motivated to tackle challenges

Effectively works well with colleagues and other staff

Open to learning new styles to handle assignments

Performs self-assessments

Very dependable person

The best staff to work with.

EXPERIENCE

Assistant Vocational Director

Supported Employment Dept. 2007 to 2016

LIFE, Inc. Baltimore, Maryland

Assisted the Director with Managing Supported Employment Division

Supervised Five job coaches and Five Support Staff

Managed a group of Fifteen slightly disabled persons

Supervised preparation of group activities for department

Implemented work programs for clients with disability

Supervised the work programs

Arranged for specialized job placement for my disabled clients

Visited the various work locations for my clients to evaluate their abilities and performance

Held meetings with employers and my staff to ascertain where improvements are needed

Documented case records of Residents

Supervised and reviewed all case records

Completed case management duties regarding all residents

Trained all job coaches and support staff in my department

Worked with job coaches to search and secure employment opportunities for our residents

Monitored clients with low to severe disabilities

Trained disabled clients on job performance

Conducted counseling sessions for clients in my department

Arranged and provided transportation for residents

Participated in Management meetings

Prepared and assisted with department audits

Wrote staff reports and reviews

Case Manager /Rehabilitation Specialist 2000 to 2007

Center for Social Change

Elkridge, Maryland

Responsible for six individuals with physical and mental disabilities

Coordinated and consulted with Department of Rehabilitation Services to provide basic needs for my clients such health care, jobs, visual and communication needs etc.

Managed and assisted individuals in my care with work place, housing, recreation activities; more importantly the goal of obtaining a suitable and gainful position/employment.

Conducted guidance and counseling sessions with family members included sometimes.

Conducted specialized training of clients prior to job placement

Conducted specialized job placement with constant monitoring

Arranged vocational/rehabilitation visits for recreational purposes

Arranged meetings with employers to review capabilities of my disabled clients

Made employment placement changes where necessary

Provided help to my disabled clients when needed

Participated in DORS meetings at office headquarters when arranged to update status of my clients

Case Manager/Support Staff 2010 to Present

Volunteers of America at Chesapeake Baltimore, Maryland

A member of Residential Re-entry staff

Assist with Case management duties

Conduct home visitation and complete reports

Assist with various Transportation needs

Assist with un-scheduled residential room visitation search

Assist with resident employment search and placement

Coordinate duties with U.S Probation Officers

Review and Prepare cases for audit

Regularly assist other Officials as needed

EDUCATION

MBA Financial Management (credits only)

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY,

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND December 1987

B.S, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

SHAW UNIVERSITY

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA December 1985

Excellent References will be furnished upon request.



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