Highly qualified and well accomplished professional with diverse skills in management and advocacy seeking a position in Administration that would allow me to utilize my skills and experience in leadership, advocacy and research.
Vocational and Academic Skills
Assists clients with processing of events and emotions
Implements program objectives and records progress
Coordination of client appointments with clinicians, school officials and other outside consumers
Distributes medication according to prescribed schedule
Salvation Army PROMISE Program, Oak Park, IL October 2010-March 2014
Provides individual and group instruction in the areas of Social Living Skills, Anger Management Skills, Vocational Skills, Hygiene, Academic and Study Skills
Ensure youth adhere to daily schedules and treatment plans
Assist youth with processing of events and emotions
Implementation of program objectives and records process through verbal and written communication, youth progress reports and Unusual Incident Reports, as needed
08/2015 to 04/2016
InternDepartment of Children and Family Services － Chicago, IL
Data collection and monitoring Validity of data Agency Outreach and communication Implementation Support Case Assessment.
08/2014 to 05/2015
InternCity of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, Department － Chicago, IL
Determine service eligibility for clients via benefits Access Application data entry, In-home assessments and Benefits Check-up.
Advocacy work surrounding Senior safety measures.
Planning and community outreach.
09/2013 to Current
Program DirectorMaryville Academy － Chicago, IL
Formation and Review of Program Plans to meet accrediting standards and licensing requirements Provides leadership and direction in the clinical care of clients to 10+ subordinates Evaluation of services rendered by subordinates Active in team development and collaboration with outside agencies to enhance program services Coordination with Administrative Services maintain the physical plant and agency vehicles Management of program budgetary, administrative operations and payroll Training Compliance Officer Participation in the selection interview process for the hire and placement of new employees.
06/2008 to 09/2013
Program ManagerMaryville Academy － Chicago, IL
Develop and implement organizational procedures for clients/program daily routine Provides leadership and direction in the clinical care of clients to 10+ subordinates Collaboration with Clinician mechanisms in treatment plan implementation Manages weekly budgetary and payroll operations Participation in the selection interview process for the hire and placement of new employees Coordinates with varying departments for the maintenance of the physical plant, landscaping and program vehicles Daily interactions with clients whom display threatening and/or aggressive behaviors Completion of monthly consultations and yearly performance reviews of subordinates.
06/2003 to 06/2008
Assistant Program ManagerMaryville Academy － Chicago, IL
Supervised three or more Youth Care Workers.
Provided input into the development of treatment plans and objectives.
Participation in the milieu while observing and addressing interactions of staff and youth to provide constructive feedback both verbally and in written form.
Provided ongoing consultations/evaluations for Youth Care Workers and maintains programmatic files for subordinates in conjunction with the Program Manager.
Assists with the orientation of program participants and staff members.
Oversaw the written documentation required daily for each youth.
Led shift transition meetings and participation in staff meetings and in-service trainings, as needed.
Provided coordination of daily activities including therapy sessions, recreation, meal planning, visitations, self-administration of medication by the youth and group interventions.
Directed and encouraged staff members when dealing with crisis situations.
02/1997 to 06/2003
Family EducatorMaryville Academy － Chicago, IL
Responsible for day-today teaching and guidance of youth.
Master of Social WorkChicago State University － Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts: Applied Behavioral SciencesNational Louis University － Chicago, ILApplied Behavioral Sciences
Skills State of Illinois Benefits Checkup, Benefit Access Program, CPR, NCI training, Protecting Gods Children training, Safe From Harm Certified, CERAP training, Mandated Reporter, Cultural Diversity training
Academic, Administrative, Army, Agency, Benefits, Counselor, CPR, Client, clients, Data collection, data entry, direction, documentation, instruction, leadership, team development, Management Skills, meetings, Access, organizational, clinical care, payroll, performance reviews, presentations, progress, Reporter, safety, teaching, therapy, transportation, treatment plan, treatment plans, written, written communication
City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, Department
Chicago State University
National Louis University
Job Titles Held:
Assistant Program Manager
Master of Social Work Bachelor of Arts : Applied Behavioral Sciences Skills State of Illinois Benefits Checkup, Benefit Access Program, CPR, NCI training, Protecting Gods Children training, Safe From Harm Certified, CERAP training, Mandated Reporter, Cultural Diversity training
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