Experienced direct care professional driven to help children and teens overcome personal obstacles. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting.
Charted and recorded information in client files.Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.Direct care of children and teens with Diagnoses such as PTSD, RAD, ADD, ADHD, Bipolar, Conduct Disorder and Developmental Delay.Worked at children's emergency shelter as direct care staff for neglected and abused kids.
Chief Investigator, Humane Society of Louisiana
Documenting and investigating cruelty complaints from the general public
Filing charges and having animals legally removed from the custody of owners
maintaining large active caseload
acting as media spokesperson
Training New Orleans Police Department regarding state animal cruelty laws and how to use those laws to help them fight other crime.
Recruiting and training volunteers
With the cooperation of another shelter, I organized and and managed an emergency shelter for a kitten mill raid where we rescued over 100 severely neglected Persians. We set a great example for our part of the country and many other shelters have followed in our footsteps over the years.
coursework in juvenile delinquency
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