Kelli L. Deaton
Disaster Case Manager
Work with families still dealing with effects of Hurricane Irma
Advocate for assistance for families
Empower Clients to fight on their own behalf
Referrals to community partners for assistance
Complete all required data
Lead Disaster Case manager
Works with construction contractors on estimates and assisting case managers on understanding construction.
Assists with monthly reporting
Care Coordinator, Suicide Prevention, Veteran Specific
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
(2014 – 2018)
Enter and maintain all data for veterans’ services
Follow up with all suicidal clients and veterans
Maintain services until all clients are engaged and connected to a resource.
Maintain all levels of training in regard to my position
Suicide trainer for staff
Suicide Prevention Support Group facilitator
Chaired Tampa Bay Suicide Prevention Task Force
Audited files and reported to Department of Defense and Central Florida Behavioral health network
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
(2013 – 2014)
Take all incoming calls (2-1-1, crisis, suicide, substance abuse, information and referral)
Assisted clients with referrals and finical assistance for bill bay
Follow up calls
Counseling to all dealing with a crisis regardless of level
Made sure of coverage on the floor to deal with call volume
Total Home Title –Tampa, Fl
Liaison between the banks and the clients with regards to their short sales
Assistant to the owner of the company
Worked with clients on retrieving paperwork and helping them to find another home
Memory Care Specialist
Home Instead Senior Care – Tampa, FL
Worked with families to match caregiving aide to a client.
Completed all required training for caregiving aides.
Presentations to various facilities and caregivers on aspects of dementia and care of the dementia client.
Alzheimer’s Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter – Hillsborough/Pasco Counties
Educated the general public about Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders.
Assisted families in finding resources to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease and/or another related memory disorder.
Provided training to professional staff working with memory impaired patients.
Began several support groups to aid families in dealing with memory impairments.
Certified to teach the State of Florida required courses for Assisted Living, Home Health, Hospice, Skilled Nursing, and Adult Day Care.
Complied and reported all data for grants
Assisted in writing grants for the agency
Took part in walks to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s
Family Continuity Programs – St. Petersburg, FL
Assisted in the reunification of children with their parents.
Prepared court cases.
Assisted families in crisis and assessed risk levels.
Trained in adoption procedures.
Held various teaching and case manager, and supervisor positions between 1995-2001 in South Carolina and Marion Oh.
Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Relations, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (90-94)
Minor in Sociology and Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (90-94)
Alliance of information and referral certification
Crisis worker certification