Alexander Youth Network. - Winston-Salem, NC
Qualified Mental Health Professional/Intensive In-Home Coordinator/Mental Health Clinician I (Dec 2011-present)
Intensive In-Home Coordinator assist in the day-to-day coordination of the Intensive In-Home program and will provide brief behavioral and emotional services to children and their families within a community-based model. Member of a 3-person team, with a maximum case load of 8-12 families in providing such services; conducts skill-building activities, provides parenting education, interventions during a crisis, provides on-call coverage within the intensive in-home team 24/7/365. Responds appropriately and timely to crisis situations; develops, reviews, and follows individual Person Centered Plans with the Child and Family Teams for each child on their caseload. Provides psycho education to Child and Family Teams members; facilitates effective step-down to less restrictive services and increased reliance on natural supports over time. Collaborates, coordinates and advocates with collateral agencies and natural supports in order to meet family and consumer needs in all domains. Services are provided in the client’s home, school, and community settings, under the direction of the Intensive In-Home Therapist.
Lifespan, Inc. - Greensboro, NC/Charlotte, NC
CAP Worker/ Developmental Specialist/Community Support (May 2001-Aug 2002 and Jan 2007-Jan 2008 and June 2009-Dec 2011)
Assist clients with mild and/or moderate Intellectual disabilities with their achievement goals by using unique methods to build rapport and assist client to trust and reduce anxiety. Take client out into the community to volunteer as well as supervise all five clients while assisting in the group home. Provided one-on-one assistance with patrons on building, retaining, and/or improving skills related to self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills.
Step By Step Care, Inc. - Greensboro, NC
Associate Mental Health Professional (May 2008-March 2009)
Provide services to children/families in accordance with the service model for Intensive In-Home Services. Coordinates and oversees initial and ongoing assessment activities. Advocating on behalf of the family with other social systems. Developing and revising the consumer’s Person-Centered Plan as needed. Demonstrates competency and implementation of evidence-based practices, clinical models and service definitions. Ensure the delivery of services primarily in families’ homes and in other community locations. Participate in individual and group clinical supervision, case conferences, staff meetings, Child and Family Team meetings.
L.L. Reid Learning Center - Greensboro, NC
After School Program Site Assistant (September 2007-February 2008)
Assisted Site Coordinator in supporting and enhancing the program by conducing daily activities with program participants, aided with weekly/monthly program planning. Provided students with opportunities to explore diverse educational, social, and experiential learning experiences.
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Inclusion Services Support Staff (June 2007-Aug 2007; Feb 2008-May 2008)
Provided social, physical, educational, and cultural development, including sports, outdoor living, arts, and all of the major leisure interest for children ages 5-18. Helped individuals build self-esteem and promote the development of friendships by ensuring individuals with and without disabilities were included in all activities.
American Red Cross
First-Aid and Pediatric First Aid, Adult CPR and Child CPR, Blood borne Pathogens Training, Medication Administration, Nonviolent Conflict Intervention (NCI) training
Microsoft Windows and Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook)
Special Olympics Spring Games, 1999
Assisted individuals with different events
Brian Center of Winston-Salem, Mar 2003
Created Spring Fling Carnival w/ classmates
Partnership F.I.V.E., Sept-Nov 2003
Assisted high school teens with Learning Disabilities in inclusive volunteer work
Senior Nutrition Program (Mecklenburg Co.) Charlotte North Carolina, 2009-2011
Help assist client with serving food and cleaning.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Central Area Inclusion Services February 2008-May 2008
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
Concentration: Therapeutic Recreation (NRPA/AALR accredited)
Graduated: May 2008
Webster University- Columbia, SC
Master of Healthcare Administration
Graduated: May 2011
ECPI University Online
Bachelor’s CIS Network Security
Anticipated Graduation: 2017