Legacy Treatment Services - Shafia Crisis Stabilization and Assessment Program, Lincroft Residential Counselor II, August 2017 - Present
Advocated for intellectually & developmentally disabled youth as a member of the treatment team.
Organized therapeutic and recreational activities for youth to engage and learn ADLs.
Documented maladaptive behaviors, implemented and provided feedback on medical and ABA treatment methods.
Great Oaks Legacy Charter Schools Urban Education Fellowship, Newark Special Education Tutor & External Operations Assistant (AmeriCorps Member), August 2016 – June 2017
Advocated for and mentored youth, resulted in an open environment to identify and solve problems.
Tailored materials for struggling students during hourly tutorials which led to <1 point increase in their overall GPA.
Sharpened leadership skills by delegating tasks to members of the yearbook committee, which published the first successful yearbook.
Rutgers University, Center for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Research, New Brunswick Student Assistant, September 2014 – May 2015
Created a system to gather and maintain personal information on over 150 clients for a state treatment program to provide services.
Interviewed clients to determine next necessary steps in the SBIRT program. Rutgers University, Summer Housing and Internship Program, New Brunswick Program Support/Teacher’s Assistant, June 2013 – August 2013
Provided financial reporting and travel management for professional staff, and over 50 college students aging out of the New Jersey foster care system.
Assisted scholars with class materials that enabled a productive classroom environment.
Bolstered logistics for multiple excursions and events to enrich each scholar’s learning experience. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Health and Society, October 2015 CPR/AED/First Aid Certification, valid through June 2019 Behavioral Assistant Certification (in progress)
Educational Opportunity Program Student Association Secretary, Public Relations Chair September 2013 – May 2015
Recorded and distributed business notes for all executive board meetings.
Advocated the relief of financial instability of the Educational Opportunity Fund program.
Promoted social events for the organization using social media and printed advertisements. West Indian Student Organization
Secretary September 2014 – May 2015
Executed multiple events attended by over 750 people to stimulate interaction with Caribbean culture.
Documented all business minutes and performed all email interactions with organization members. VOLUNTEER WORK
American Conference on Diversity: Lead for Diversity, Counselor, Summer 2015 New Jersey Seeds, Tutor and Mentor, November 2015 – April 2016 AD House, Tutor and Mentor, January 2016 – May 2016 SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook Languages: Basic American Sign Language, proficient in Spanish.