Internationally educated Occupational therapist, with two years experience in adultacute psychiatry.
Responsibilities included preparing and facilitating relaxation, anxiety management, mindful eating, self esteem groups,as well as one on one assessments and interventions for a twenty plus case load, which included maintaining an accurate data base of daily logs and reports.
Involvement in program development, developed and implemented new groups. Worked within a multidisciplinary team with close communication with relatives and community teams involved in individuals care. Involved with community education of hospital and mental health.
Previously Licensed with the Health Professions Council
Evaluated and implemented interventions with patients suffering from anxiety, depression, anorexia, schizophrenia and schizo affective disorder,in an adult acute psychiatric hospital. Prepared for and facilitated groups. Responsible for one on one sessions to assist individuals achieve their goals. Maintained close communication with family members and other professionals involved in the individuals care while keeping accurate patient notes and reports in the hospital data base. Supervised two Occupational Therapy Assistants and involved with training Occupational Therapy students.
Established an Occupational therapy program in a private hospital for Autistic adolescence.
Volunteer teaching assistant at a vacation bible school in 2012 and 2013. Helped organise the smooth running of a small class of sixteen pre K students. Including collating learning materials and having fun.
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