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Human Service/Direct Support Staff Mental Health/Admin - Weekends

Shelton, Connecticut, 06484, United States
January 18, 2017

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New Haven, CT 06511


Objective: Looking to obtain a position within a professional non- profit organization that will allow

me to utilize the skills I possess, while offering me the opportunity for advancement

base on my performance.

Skills: Knowledge of Community Resources

Ability to maintain strong confidentiality

Experience in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

Excellent communication skills

Skilled Group Facilitator


Experience: Psychoeducator/Counselor-Aide December 2014 - Present

Crossroads, Inc. New Haven, CT

Create/implement psycho educational curriculum based on empirical studies

Facilitate discussions and activities corresponding to the curriculum

Maintain appropriate progress notes

Promote a safe, nurturing and supportive group environment

Report curriculum changes to Program Director/Clinical Coordinator

Community Support Specialist July 2010 - Present

BHcare Ansonia, CT

Provide onsite and community based services to individuals in recovery

Conduct a functional assessment to determine individuals needs

Collaborate with treatment team regarding treatment/developing recovery plans

Post Release Entry Program (PREP) Case Manager August 2009 – June 2010

BHcare Ansonia, CT

Coordination with referral source/and or parole

Assessment of the individual’s current needs and obtaining ID’s

Administrative Support Staff July 2007 – 2010

BHcare Ansonia, CT

Provide administrative and clerical support to front office and clinic.

Peer Recovery Advisory / Program Assistant September 2004 – 2006

Fellowship Place New Haven, CT

Worked with and wrote recovery plans for dual-diagnosis clients.

Assessed clients for ATR case management services: basic needs assistance.

Manage in-house staff and coordinated project schedules and deadlines.

Residential Supervisor September 2004 – 2006

Sojourners (Residential House for Women) New Haven, CT

Directly in charge of the well-being of 9-15 women.

Assisted in the supervision and administering of medications.

Built connections between clients and sources of necessary services.

Included: living environments and clinical appointments.


688 Dixwell Avenue

New Haven, CT 06511


Education: Master of Social Work MSW Degree (in progress) January 2016- Present

Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT

Social Science BA Degree October 2011 – 2015

Albertus Magnus College New Haven, CT

Substance Abuse Counselor February 2008 – May 2012

Gateway Community College New Haven, CT

Medical Billing Certificate February 2007 – June 2007

Gateway Community College North Haven, CT

Mentorship Certificate – Human Services February 2004 – August 2004

Columbus House, Inc. New Haven, CT

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