Long history of success managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude. Good organization/time management skills to
meet productivity standards. Years of experience dealing with
Crisis situations. Able to work well with others both
inside and outside of company.
Used to working with outside agencies/networking,
and traveling the Beaver County/Pittsburgh area· Stable/reputable employment history with 7 years
of supervisory experience.
Adult Mental Health Blended Case Manager07/2016to Current Cornerstone Recovery and Supports – 501 7th Ave., Beaver Falls,
Managed a caseload of individuals with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I mental illness and Axis II disorders with mission to empower individuals to access the resources necessary to improve his/her quality of life while maintaining a safe living environment.
Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
Offered expert testimony for legal consultations and court hearings.
Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues.
Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
ID Supports Coordinator04/2014
to 06/2016 Beaver County Behavioral Health – 1070 8th Ave., Beaver Falls,
Pa. 15010 Maintained a caseload of child/adolescent/adults diagnosed with intellectual disability. Duties included engaging individuals and their families in the development of plans (ISP's) that assure the needs and wishes of the consumers are addressed and life opportunities expanded. Assisted with choice of services and supports and monitored the delivery of services and supports. Promoted individuality, choice and control using the values, principals, and philosophies of the Everyday Lives Publications.
Mental Health Child/Adolescent Blended Case Management Supervisor12/2006
to 04/2014 Beaver County Behavioral Health – 1070 8th Ave., Beaver Falls,
Pa. 15010 Trained Child/Adolescent Blended Case Managers in doing Case Management. Facilitated effective cooperation among the child serving agencies and schools to benefit consumers and their families. Advocated for consumers as necessary. Screened, accepted and made appropriate case management assignments. Monitored Child/Adolescent Programs and contacts, making changes as necessitated by consumer need. Provided regularly scheduled weekly or as needed consultation and supervision to Blended Case Managers. Consulted weekly or as needed with Blended Case Managers for update, problem resolution, and direction surrounding all aspects of service delivery. Routinely reviewed Blended case Manager's records and nature of staff time spent in direct contact with consumers. Monitored and reviewed case management generated Service Documentation Forms/Case Notes, Quarterly Outcome Reports, and registration and closure forms. Routinely reviewed and assisted with development of Consumer Strength Assessment Scale (CSAS). Was available for consultation 24 hours per day, 7 days per week as dictated by the On Call duty roster. Participated in SPA (Single Point of Accountability) training.
ID Supports Coordinator07/2003
to 12/2006 Beaver County Behavioral Health – 1070 8th Ave., Beaver Falls,
SEE ABOVE DESCRIPTION FROM SAME POSITION HELD FROM 4/2014-PRESENT
Focus Group Facilitator11/2000
to 07/2003 Life Management Consultants, Inc. – 3708 4th Ave., Beaver Falls,
Behavioral Support of child/adolescents/adults with Mental Health Diagnosis/Intellectual Disability. Developed Behavioral Support Plans and facilitated implementation of plan. Collected baseline data measuring time, frequency and intensity of target behaviors. Reviewed plan and goals via team meetings with parents, residential and day program direct care staff, and Psychiatrists and Psychologists.
Adult Mental Health Associate III10/1998
to 10/2000 Supportive Services, Inc. – 1314 9th Ave. Beaver Falls,
Pa. 15010 One of four full time residential staff supporting twelve adults with Mental Health diagnosis with daily living skills, management of finances, coordination of psychiatric and medical appointments, and medication monitoring. Assisted with development, implementation, and documentation of individual goals.
Bachelor of Science : PsychologySlippery Rock University-
1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock,