Director with 3 years of
managerial and case management experience, as well as a
background of 13 years in public
speaking, community development, & marketing in various
mediums. Specialties include staff development, team building and
maintenance, inspiring people to
action and understanding, as well
as the ability to remain calm and
clear headed in high stress and
highly emotional situations.
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, 2006 Nova Southeastern University - 3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Self Care Techniques
Anti-Human Trafficking Director, 06/2015 to Current Operation SafeHouse – Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Created relationships with community partners and law enforcement to provide better access to resources across Riverside County.
Developed presentations for a wide range of audiences on a wide variety of human trafficking topics.
Trained over 1500 community members, and support staff, including those with Riverside County Department of Public Social Services, and Behavioral Health.
Directed and mentored staff on how to provide case management to clients, victims, and survivors throughout the county of Riverside.
Continuously worked to update and create policies and procedures as needed.
Traveled throughout Southern California to attend meetings and presentations, work with various governmental departments to ensure best practices within our department.
Evaluated staff performance and made recommendations as needed.
Attended trainings including, but not limited to: Victim Advocate Training, Safeguarding, Secondary/Vicarious Trauma, Compassionate Listening
Program Coordinator for Cup of Happy, 12/2013 to 06/2015 Operation SafeHouse – Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Worked under a grant provided by Riverside University Health System Behavioral Health Department (formerly Riverside County Department of Mental Health)
Mentored and coordinated Transitional Age Youth staff to provide peer support in the area of mental health stigma reduction, as well as Coping And Support Training (CAST).
Networked with various community resources and school districts throughout the Coachella Valley to bring our services to target areas.
Maintained up-to-date staff schedule and calendar
Attended trainings including, but not limited to: safeTALK Suicide Prevention, Group Facilitation, Supervision for Wellness & Inclusion in the Workplace, Trauma Informed Care, Coming Out Proud: Advancing the Recovery of Mental Health
Morning Co-Host on the Casey in the Morning Show, 09/2010 to 12/2013 Morris Communications – Palm Springs, CA 92262
Co-hosted #1 Rated Morning Show in the Coachella Valley
Developed many relationships throughout the Coachella Valley through networking and name recognition.
Reported news daily on 3 stations.
Appeared at various locations to host contests, charity events, and remote business appearances.
Non-Profit Management from University of California Riverside - Palm Desert