Recent graduate of the Master of Science in School Counseling Program at Gwynedd Mercy University who is seeking the opportunity to become part of a school community that is dedicated to the success of their students. Highly motivated to grow as an individual, become part of a team and focus on supporting students in all areas of academic, career and social learning.
Trained in indicators of child abuse
Crisis intervention techniques
Conflict resolution techniques
Group and individual counseling techniques
Knowledge of Child Development
Member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
J.H. Brown Elementary SchoolInternship / School Counselor | Philadelphia, Pa | January 2016 - April 2016
Collaborate with teachers and administration for effective behavior plans, counseling programs and school based services
Connect with outside agencies to provide services for students in need
Prepare and deliver classroom lesson plans that focus on bully prevention, study skills, safety and social skills
Facilitate groups concentrating on emotion regulation, peer interaction, social skills, decision making and self esteem
Individual brief response counseling Identify students in crisis, follow School District procedures to ensure student safety and connect student with treatment centers.
Maintained student records and transcripts protecting confidentiality
Advocated for students' needs at weekly student support meetings with teachers and administration
Met with parents to discuss school concerns and advised them on ways to best support their child
Archbishop Ryan High SchoolInternship / School Counselor | Philadelphia, Pa | January 2016 - April 2016
Provide students assistance in college application, financial aid and scholarship process
Co-facilitate small groups for drug and alcohol prevention or sobriety maintenance
Individual counseling for students for anxiety, self-esteem, risk behavior involvement, and familial issues
Classroom lessons for career exploration, decision making and study habits
Responsive services, connecting students and parents to outside resources and services
Large group activities for personal and social growth and community bonding
Individual student planning -Collaborate with teachers, parents administration and students to focus on interventions for student success.
Maintained student records and completed necessary paperwork as mandated by the administration and school district
Ramp & Holmesburg Recreation CentersTot-Rec Fee Teacher | Philadelphia, PA | February 2011 - June 2014
Instructed class of 10-15 preschool age children Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
Established a safe play environment for the children.
Encouraged children to be understanding of others.
Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care.
Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
Master of ScienceSchool Counseling Duel Certification K-12Gwynedd Mercy UniversityGwynedd Valley Pa, | 2016
Bachelor of ArtsPsychologyHoly Family UniversityPhila Pa, | December 2003
Certified Educational Specialist I- School Counseling K-12