Field Research Interviewer III-Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 2002 to present. Health and Retirement Study, 2004 to 2012.Team Leader in 2013. Interviewing older adults as well as physical measure and biomarker collection, monitoring, report writing, conducting meetings and conference calls, . Other Social Research projects: Monitoring the Future, American's Changing Lives, Transitions to Adulthood, Child Development Supplement, and National Survey of Family Growth.
Maintained Florida Mental Health Counselor license MH 0002405. Focused on subjects of aging, diseases of older age, and grief and loss issues in the continuing education required.
Qualified to counsel children, families and groups.
Monitored and guided work of over 20 interviewers this wave over the duration of the project. Responsible for team building and goal setting and implementation. Utilized counseling skills with team members beyond workplace issues. Developed new skills such as use of Excel and Power Point.
Worked on projects listed in above section doing computer assisted interviews, monitoring team, doing Excel chart reports and other administrative tasks.
Individual adult and child counseling, families and groups. Psychosocial assessments, anecdotal record maintenance. Community outreach development. Supervision of volunteers and case managers.
Victim Services Counselor. Individual and family crisis and supportive counseling. Family needs assessments. Accurate and complete anecdotal record maintenance and report writing.
Stepping Stone Transitional housing, Association for Help Retarded Children, Displaced Homemakers Multiservice Center-Counseling, assessments, intake and referrals, support group facilitator, workshop presenter, supervisor of interns
Workshop presenter at Displaced Homemakers Annual Conference.
Workshop presenter at Long Island Counselors Association annual conference.
Radio Talk Show Host, CW Post Center radio station
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