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Social services

Cleveland, OH
April 30, 2014

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Lavon T. Thomas

*** *’Malley Drive Suite# *** Parma, OH 44134

Email:, Cellular: 216-***-****


To obtain a Full-time position within Human/Social Services


Penn State University- Erie, Pa

Bachelors of Arts in Psychology Graduated December 2007

Associates of Arts and Sciences Graduated December 2005


Kaplan Career Institute May 2013-March 2014

Admissions Representative, Enrollment Services

• Outreach potential students/Student retention

• Marketing knowledge of programs and requirements

• Complete documentation in a timely manner

• Assist and advise students on educational direction.

• Operate Campus-vue a higher education programming system

• Demonstrate phone etiquette and making approx 200 calls a day.

• Function as a mentor to assign students, to make sure each student is on task and graduates their program.

Cleveland Job Corps, U.S Department of Labor Nov 2012-Jan 2013

Career Counselor

• Recruit, manage, engage, and retain students into the program

• Completing weekly, monthly, and individualized reports.

• Function as a mentor to assign students, to make sure each student is on task and graduates their program.

• Consumer Care


Mental Health Services Oct.2011- Aug.2012

Case Management – CPST area of: MDO/IDDT

• Homeless Consumers with Developmental Disabilities

• Development of Individualized coping skills and treatment planning, ISP

• MDO ( Mentally Disabled Offenders); IDDT (Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment)

• Advocacy through Jail and Courts along with Coordination and Collaboration with Probation Officers

• Medicaid Billable Services; Community Wavier; Consumer Care

Connections Health Wellness and Advocacy Sept. 2010-Oct 2011

Case Management CPST

• Developmental Disabled Consumers; Monitor and Manage Mental Health Stability

• Linkages Community Resources, Public Aid and Outreach

• ISP/ Progress notes

• Education on Mental Health diagnosis symptoms and treatment

• Creating Networks of Support and Strength Based Programming

• Medicaid Billable Services

University Settlement Jan. 2009- April 2010

Activities Coordinator

• Activities Coordinator for Senior/Older Adult population

• Facilitate and coordinate various seminars and outreach for the Older Adult population

• Create and establish (Construct) a monthly newsletter and calendar

• Minor Mental Health advising along with developing care plans for each individual

• Developing areas to support the Wellness model (six dimensions) physical, mental, emotional, spiritual,

occupational, and social to be instituted into the lives of each individual.

Bellefaire JCB (Jewish Children’s Bureau) Jun 2008-Dec. 2009

Child Care Worker

• Transitional Living (TLP)

• Child Care Worker

• Assist with Developing and Managing skills of independence and self control

• Adolescence with Mental Illness, Sexual and Physical Abuse

• Counseling, developing individual service plan

• Consumer Care

Lakeshore Community Services Mar.2006-April 2008

Mental Health Professional

• CPST ;Developmental Disabled Consumers

• Administer Medication; Assist in daily Life Skills; Community Activities; Attend Doctor/Therapy


• Assisting with employment coaching, guidance, and skill building

• Manage Behavioral and Psychological Issues along with building Cognitive Abilities


• Police and Safety Services Penn State Behrend Sept. 2002-Dec.2003

• Career Development Center Penn State Behrend Jan. 2004-May 2004

• Comair Delta Airlines at Erie International Airport Aug.2004-Jan.2005

o Front Counter/Air Traffic/ Aircraft Repairation

o / Security Check/Baggage Claim

• Express Men’s Store Millcreek Mall July 2002-Jan.2006


• CATT, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Citrix, etc…

• Interpersonal Skills: Listening, Patience, Problem-Solving, and Positive Thinking

• CPR and First Aid Certified; Defensive Driving Training

• 8+ years of Consumer/Customer Service Experience

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