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Scottsdale, AZ, 85251
November 10, 2009

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October **, ****

Ayesha Davenport

**** *. ****** **., #****

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Sir or Madam:

I am currently seeking a full-time position. I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Spanish. I have also accumulated some credits towards my MA in psychology.

I am seeking a position that would utilize the abilities I have that are associated with my degree and field of study. Since receiving my BA degree, I have had the opportunity to gain experience in various business and social service settings. Throughout this time, I have served in many roles that include, but are not limited to, instructor/trainer, counselor, and supervisor.

I am a diligent and capable person who interacts well with others, possesses great leadership skills, and would definitely be an asset to any establishment. Currently in a consultant position, I am continuously looking for opportunities to further enhance my skills. As you are considering candidates for this position, I will hope that my experience and education is that which you are seeking.

Enclosed, you will find my resume. If you should have any questions, I can be reached at the aforementioned address. Thank you for your time and kind consideration.


Ayesha C. Davenport

Enclosures: 1

Ayesha C. Davenport

6599 E. Thomas Rd., # 2137

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Home: 480-***-****

Cell: 215-***-****


To obtain a position within an educational, mental health, forensic, or criminal justice setting that services a varied population.

Career History

Experience working with children and behaviorally challenged youth and adults in various settings. A diligent professional who is detail-oriented and maintains the ability to multi-task projects. Proven success in supervisory roles. Excels when interacting with both small and large groups, as well as, in individual tasks.


Management and Administration

Perform and document triage assessments, assist provider in completion of psychiatric evaluations by acquiring collateral information, conduct family consultations, compile home studies and make recommendations, organize and maintain client files, verify client references, submit client applications to the court for adoption certification, enforce and monitor training requirements of potential foster parents, and approve licensure of potential foster parents, supervise staff of up to 30 employees, organize/supervise activities for 40-60 children, monitor shift change procedures, enforce protocols and licensing requirements, maintain constant knowledge of appointments and whereabouts for children, primary contact person regarding school or appointment matters for all children, maintain a sizeable caseload, provide bi-weekly visitation with clients, implement behavior modification methods, provide therapy for children of various ages, consult with CPS regarding well-being of clients, attend hearings, monitor progress and behavior improvements in both school and home, and assist parents with locating other helpful services for the child and family, compile quarterly progress reports and service plans, collaborate with DHS and child advocate regarding child safety and well-being, attend hearings and testify for safety, and monitor supervised legal family visitation as well as compose visitation schedules.

Training and Program Development

Lead PS-MAPP training for foster/adoptive parents; created agency forms required for licensure and certification; attended monthly supervision and training sessions.

Related Work Experience

DDD Consultant Counseling & Consulting Services, Inc.-Phoenix, AZ 1/2008-Present

Licensing Specialist West Valley Child Crisis Center-Glendale, AZ 2006-2007

Shift Supervisor West Valley Child Crisis Center-Glendale, AZ 2006-2006

Behavior Coach Arizona's Children Association-Phoenix, AZ 2005-2006

Case Manager New Foundations, Inc.-Philadelphia, PA 2003-2005


MA, Mental Health Counseling-Forensic Concentration, Argosy University- Phoenix, AZ (Jan, 2010)

MA, Clinical Psychology, Argosy University- Phoenix, AZ (2005-2006)

BA, Psychology, Temple University-Philadelphia, PA (2003)

* References furnished upon request

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