Adaptable social services professional skilled in intakes and assessments, Family Reunification, crisis Management and comprehensive case Management. Highly-qualified adept in management services, program planning, development, and educational Guidance Counseling. An experienced professional with strong leadership and Relationship-building skills. Able to work independently as well a member of a team. Interpersonal, dedicated, oral and written communication skills. Aware of legal and ethical standards, comfortable with working with diverse populations. Excellent writing and Critical thinking skills. Experience in behavioral health and forensic training and case management.
Client-focused, Excel, Microsoft Office,
Customer and personal service
PowerPoint, word, time management
Service orientation coordination
Critical Thinking and Monitoring
Judgment, decision making and active
Great Communication and multi- tasking skills .
Experience with case management for children or
Child Welfare Provisional Certification.
Certified Behavioral Tools Instructor.
CENTER FOR FAMILY AND CHILD ENRICHMENTMiami Gardens, FLDependency Full Case Manager04/2016 to 07/2016
Promoted the safety, well-being, and permanency of children, fulfilling established federal and state mandates.
Identified and assed client and family needs of minors placed in care by the Department of children and family due to neglect by care takers, with the ultimate goals of permanency.
Proactively developed, assessed, and maintained up-to-date case plans.
Evaluated, coordinated and ensured necessary services and/or treatment are provided prepared reports, and made recommendations and decisions on the children and families.
Provides utilization review reports to referral source and sponsoring agencies.
Attended all court hearings and made recommendations to the judge on the children's behalf.
Initiates and reports on the reunification or alternative permanency requirements of children in accordance with Florida Statute.
Interviewed families and children to acquired historical information to be used in developing case assessments Effectively controlled the release of proprietary and confidential information for general client lists.
Prepared departmental contracts for attorney approval.
Prepared routine legal Correspondence and memoranda for attorney partners.
Maintains and files case records in accordance with standards.
Provided case management services and crisis intervention to families offered through domestic abuse program.
GEO CARE/CORRECT CARE SOULTIONSFlorida City, FLRecovery Plan Coordinator06/2009 to 01/2016
Evaluated, follow up, and document to develop 30 day treatment leading to a Master Recovery Plan.
Updated progress of patient's on a monthly basis.
Reflected changes of condition and annually updated treatment plans.
Conducted case conferences with patients and/or their guardians to discuss their Treatment plan progress.
Adhered to both DCF and JAHCO practices to prepare for audits.
Reviewed patient rehabilitation, classroom schedule & progress while admitted to a facility.
Scheduled and coordinated all treatment team meetings with the other disciplines involved in patient rehabilitation.
Advocated for patients between different disciplines.
Work cooperatively with team members and patient in the provision of service to meet goals developed in the patient Centered- Plan provided service and individual care plan with patient-centered approaches delivered through intensive, time -limited, goals and specific interventions.
Planned and conducted daily group in designated Role of recovery managed group processes and dynamics to maximize patient participation
Incorporated an individual behavior plan, completed accurate and legible documentation of services provided that are consistent with professional standards, hospital procedures, and department requirements
Handled crisis behavior by identifying antecedents, verbal de-escalation, and CPI implementation and completed yearly trainings as needed.
Provided therapeutic interventions to the patient in order to enhanced and foster the patient's optimal function availability and appropriateness.
Conducted groups that encourages patient's to discuss emotions, experiences with hardships, depression, mental health, and suicide and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Served as a continuous point of contact for the entire hospital.
Help and assist patients define goals, plan action and gain insight into their mental health
Conducted groups and examine issue including substance abuse, domestic violent, LGBT issues, self-image and stress Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.Conducted substance abuse and behavioral disorder groups and advised individual with alcohol, tobacco, and drugs problem.
MIAMI DADE COUNTY SCHOOLSMiami, FLPermanent Substitute Teacher03/2007 to 06/2009
Guided learning towards achievement of curriculum and goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Planned a program of study that meets the individual needs, interest and the ability of the students.
Adhered to all professional code conduct Maintain accurate records required by law, district, and policy and administrative.
Regulations, pertaining to teacher and students.
Work with mentally handicapped children with special disability (ESE.
LD and Autism).
BACHELOR OF ARTS:CRIMINAL JUSTICEDec 2008St. Thomas University, Miami, FLCRIMINAL JUSTICE Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Cum Laud
Dec 2005ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Criminal JusticeFlorida National College, Miami, FLCriminal Justice
Proficiency in mental health Bilingual Creole /English
administrative, attorney, Autism, Case Manager, case management, conferences, contracts, CPI, Criminal Justice, crisis intervention, Critical
Thinking, Critical Thinking, Client, decision making, documentation, English, image, Instructor, law, legal, meetings, mental health, mental
health, Excel, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, word, multi- tasking, negotiation, assist patient, problem solving, processes, programming, progress, rehabilitation, safety, teacher, therapeutic interventions, time management, Treatment plan, treatment plans