I am enthusiastic and well-organized, a self starter and work well in a team environment as well as individualy. I focuse on building strong and supportive relationships with clients, staff and management. I am a high-energy mental health professional motivated to help every client learn healthy means of dealing with mental and emotional difficulties. Dedicated to provide compassionate, results-oriented and solution-focused care.
Program coordination and promotion
Detail to documentation
Facilitate life skills including independent living strategies, relationship strategies, anger and stress management, problem solving, and personal hygiene.
E-Verify Analyst, 05/2012
to Current Command Center, Incorporated – Schreiber Way, Coeur d Alene,
ID 83815 Anaylyze I-9 forms for accuracy and required content. Enter information into data base connected with the Department of Homeland Security to assure our workers are legally able to work in the United States. Communicate with branch offices, both verbally and through email, to resolve any cases that do not get approved right away. Educate branch office staff members on what personal documents are acceptable to use for the E-Verify process. Also what they are to do incase the worker is not eliglble to work in the United States.
Staffing Specialist, 07/2010
to 02/2012 Command Center, Incorporated Recruitment of day labor workers and business that use day labor workers. Taking and processing applications. Dispatch of workers to various job sites, making sure the workers were dressed appropriately and met the needs of the customer. Made calls to potential customers and set up appointments for the branch manager to follow up with. Made collection calls to employers. Dispatched workers - being sure to match the worker's skills and abilities with what the employer was looking for. Processed applications of potential employees, took work orders,
Employment Specialist, 07/2009
to 08/2010 Robert R. Cornell & Associates – Post Falls,
ID Assessed participants skills and abilities. Worked with participant to develop an individual employment plan based on participant needs, abilities, skill level, apptitude and desires. Most of the participants had a mental and/or physical disability. Assisted Mr. Cornell with apptitude and personality testing. Job developement and job coaching for participants. Developed job skills workshop as well as facilitated life skills counseling, coping skills, problem solving, social skills, setting boundaries and independent living skills. Case management which included detailed documentation.
Psycho-Social Rehabilitation, 10/2006
to 06/2008 Powder Basin Associates – Coeur D Alene,
Master of Science: Social Work,
2003 Eastern Washington University - Cheney,
Bachelor of Science: Social Work,
1999 Lewis-Clark State College - Lewiston,
Offender Workforce Development Specialist,
2003 U.S. Department of AJustice National Institute of Corrections - Washington,
DC This was a specialized program an only two people from each state were chosen to participate in. It was an intense 4 month course teaching the obstacles convicted felons face upon their release from prison and what we can do to assist them during the transition to independent living. Also, tools we can use to teach other professionals working with this client base.
Global Career Development Instructor,
2003 National Career Development Association - Las Vegas,
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Education and Outreach Coordnator, Inland NW Affiliate 2009 - 2014
Kootenai Alliance for Children and Families, Strengthening Families Program, 2006, 2007, and 2008
Mental Health Drug Court Advisory Committee, 2004 - 2005
Even Start Community Advisory Committee, 2001 - 2004