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Associate Counselor

Hartford, CT, 06120
$12per hour
September 11, 2008

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OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position in Social Services or Allied Health field. My ambition

is to influence the lives of consumers of the Mental Health and Social

Service systems.

Training: Graduate Advocacy Unlimited Advocacy Training

Volunteer: Friend to Friend Program, at Chrysalis Center

Administration Assistant, Advocacy Unlimited


• Excellent verbal and writing skills.

• Effective working with people and assisting with personal needs.

• Strong problem solving abilities, working cooperatively as a team to find solutions.

• Working knowledge of medical terminology and procedures.


• Developed and implemented operating procedures such as: Emergency Preparedness, Safety Procedures, and Rules & Regulations.

• Founded Breakfast Program, which provided residents with proper nutrition, and to ensure residents could take medications.

• Overhauled, and administrated Clothing Program to assist residents with job interviews, civic functions, church attendance, image and self-esteem.


• Supervised students and residents in a therapeutic, scholastic and residential environment.

• Monitored as many as 50 residents in an Assisted Living Facility.

• Supervised residents on field trips to ensure safety of residents and general public alike.

• Observed, and supervised patient behavior in common areas.

Duties Performed:

• Conducted Life Skills classes and orientation of program requirements.

• Administered medications at prescribed intervals.

• Enhanced quality of life for residents in advanced stages of AIDS.

• Tracked patient’s vital signs, blood sugar levels, and EKG readings.

• Observed, and charted patient’s behavior to assist doctors with treatment.

• Assist with classroom activities such as correcting papers.

• Arrange classes and speakers, maintain student files.

• Advocate for people with mental and physical disabilities.

• Organize advocate base to effectively lobby for issues effecting those with mental health disabilities.

Employment History:

• Mental Health Tech. Ten Broeck Hospital Jacksonville, Fl.

• Advocate Clara White Mission Jacksonville, Fl.

• Caregiver River Region Human Service Jacksonville, Fl.

• Advocate Organizer Advocacy Unlimited, Inc Hartford, Ct.

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