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Manager Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
October 31, 2016

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Antonette Gaskins

*** ******** ****** ** **, Washington 20017


Professional Summary:

I am reliable and dedicated to serving and reaching out to those in need. I have over nine years of experience in residential counseling, supporting clients to reach personal goals, to live independently and productively in society. I am skilled in activity planning, direct supervision, and organization. I thrive in high stress professional environments and can handle challenging situations at work. I am dedicated to delivering the highest quality of compassion and care.

Professional Highlights Accomplishments:

Group home counselor

Effective communicator

Exceptional problem solver

Passion for Social Work

Clinical documentation experience

Experience working with disabled persons

Compassionate and Reliable

Promoted to Shift Leader after two years of employment

Promoted to Assistant House manager after four years of employment

Asked to run own house as House manager after one year as assistant house manager

Managed caseloads of eight clients at any given time.

Food Handling License

Professional Experience:

Catholic Charities, Washington, DC October 2014 – July 2016

Case Manager for IL/TP Program

Coordinate Life Skills assessments individually with the youth and conducted Life Skill group meetings with the youths. Complete monthly Life Skills with the youths on caseload. Assist the youths and make sure the youths are addressing and completing their tasks in service plan. Help assist and prepare the youths for independence in their daily living. Complete daily monitoring reports on youth and their apartments

Catholic Charities, Washington D.C. September 2013 – October 2014

Contract Monitor (Youth Support Worker):

Responsible for daily monitoring of youth who are under Maryland DSS and D.C. under CFSA. Daily visits consist of making sure all safety guards are properly placed and working, apartments are clean and organized, adequate food supply, make sure all appliances are working, check for pest infestation, make sure all furniture is still in good and working condition, check for maintenance concerns, make sure youth are not violating any rules in their contract, and check on the safety of the youth.

Power of Prayer, HIV/AIDS outreach, Washington D.C. March 2012-June 2012

HIV/AIDS Educational Counselor:

Educated seniors on the risk of HIV/AIDS, passed out materials for education and other items for safety, organized HIV health fairs for awareness, provided HIV testing and offered counseling if needed.

Innovative Life Solutions Inc., Hyattsville,MD August 2000-August 2009

Residential Counselor/Assistant House Manager

Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming mental and emotional problems. Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload. Supported residential clients in tasks related to general hygiene. Built positive rapport with law enforcement officers, court officials, and community service agencies. Communicated with local agencies to pursue ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills, and communicated with local schools, churches, courts and employers regarding client's’ involvement and attendance in programs. Prepared clients’ meals based on each one’s dietary needs.


Department of Health training in HIV/AIDS testing and counseling certified May 2011

Ballou Stay Adult High School June 2009

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