I would like the opportunity to become part of a team of dedicated individuals in the pursuit of assisting clients become more self-sufficient and to realize their full potential. I have a work back ground that has promoted the resilience and the strength of families and individuals.
JUNE 1994 – 1998
YOUTH WORKER, godman guild
Developed and implemented Summer Camp (Camp Mary Orton ) activities, after school youth groups, conducted family risk assessments, and coordinated the volunteer one on one tutoring program.
JAN – 1999 - 2001
YOUTH WORKER, buckeye ranch
On going support for children involved in the legal system and coping with a variety of obstacles.
Assisted with education and behavior management.
MAR – 2001 – 2005
SUPPORTED LIVING SPECIALIST, UNIWORKS SHELTERED WORKSHOP ASSISTANT, SUPPORTED LIVING COORDINATOR, GOODWILL REHABILITATION CENTER
As a coordinator, I oversaw the everyday functioning at supported living homes. I trained staff to work in the capacity to assist individuals with MR DD. I also was responsible for 24 hours in call duties for crisis situations, employee evaluations, and ISP development and implementation.
MAR – 2006 – 2015
MUSIC INSTRUCTOR, MUSIC ROYALE
Taught private drum and percussion lessons to students of all ages. Also facilitated the store’s Rock School program which enabled students to participate in music groups and perform a concert.
BSSW, Ohio State university
Relevant courses such professional values and ethics, social welfare policy, generalist practice with individuals and families.
I have good coordination and management skills.
I have always put the client first. By ensuring staff are knowledgeable and caring, this promotes a healthy and productive program.
I enjoy seeing clients succeed and grow.
I am creative and forward thinking
I am good at conflict resolution and having people come together to resolve their differences.