Dedicated and focused supervisor with over 10 years experience who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility and authority.
Exceptional problem solver
Professional and mature
Calm under pressure
Supervision and training
Group behavior and dynamics
Successfully spearheaded the implementation at multiple facilities of the standardized "Sanctuary Model" by surpassing the two year requirements of: daily community meetings with both staff and clients, a full understanding of the trauma-based approach throughout the entire facility, revamp the entire social skills lessons to incorporate sanctuary standards.
Sarah Reed Children's Center Bayfront Center for Maritime Studies Alt. EdErie, PaLead Behavior Counselor
Develop and implement educational social skills lessons, therapeutic recreational activities, and behavior plans while incorporating the Sanctuary Philosophy into each aspect.
Facilitate weekly meetings with Behavioral Counselors to ensure consistent coordination and delivery of services, Provide direct supervision to the Behavior Counselors daily; overseeing the use of therapeutic/sanctuary based plans, continual meetings taking place between Behavior Counselors and students, documentation is completed correctly, and meet with supervisor regularly to maintain open communication.
Monitor and manage classroom behaviors to ensure client safety.
Complete job related reports, notes, and documentation such as; recording students behavior and progress, daily point sheets, daily percentages, positive days earned for all students, weekly meetings with homeroom students reviewing weekly progress/expectations, and weekly update on each students progress in social skills.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships to ensure quality, seamless service for all clients.
Assist in maintaining a safe environment for all students using effective behavior management techniques.
Sanctuary Point Person-attend monthly core meetings, update team on current core topics and receive feedback , lead implementation of Sanctuary Philosophy in all aspects of the program, along with maintaining the momentum of the Sanctuary Philosophy on a daily basis.
Mentor for new and current staff.
SCM certified along with maintaining CPR and First Aid certifications.
Supervisor: Dennis Williams 814-397-5630
Gannondale Residential FacilityErie, PaAssistant Unit Director
Supervise the counseling staff of a secure unit for juvenile delinquent females; oversee as well as develop individual service plans, monthly updates, court summaries, behavior modification charts, health and safety plans, and restrictive procedure plans.
Manage all aspects of medication management within the unit.
Ensure that the daily rules/routine are being adhered to and provide assistance/support to both staff and residents when needed.
Assist residents in learning appropriate daily and independent living skills; run therapeutic groups to aid individuals with mental and behavioral diagnoses.
Maintain contact with resident families, caseworkers, and probation officers on a consistent basis, along with being an agency representative at court hearings.
Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills on a consistent basis; demonstrate the ability to work well under stressful situations.
Certified in Safe Crisis Management and CPR/First Aid
Supervisor:Clinical Director-Stacey Green (814) 449-5351
The Regency SuitesErie, PaCoordinator of Assisted Living
Managed assisted living program to comply with state regulations.
Supervised personal care staff: Interview, train, schedule, monitor call-offs, and maintained employee files.
Provided customer service for residents and their families.
Instilled team leadership among the personal care staff.
Front-line cashier, drive-thru, back line, fry station, closer and weekend opener.
Manager: Karen Schzmanski (814)833-0627.
Gannon UniversityErie, PaSome college course work completed
Toni&Guy Hairdressing AcademyErie, PaCosmetology Diploma : CosmetologyLearned skills needed to prepare individuals for state boards such as: hair cutting, color, manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials, perms, and the theory and history behind each skill.
Northwest Pa Collegiate AcademyErie, PaHigh School Diploma: Academics-Honors An academic based high school that was geared towards preparing students for college. I acquired such awards as the honor roll throughout my high school career.
Most of the extracurricular activities that I was involved in occurred during my high school years. I was involved in such things like: student council, womens chamber singers, and drama club.
Most of the extracurricular activities that I was involved in occurred during my high school years. I was involved in such things like: student council, women's chamber singers, and drama club.
Computer: Microsoft, Excel, Powerpoint
Past certifications retained: CPR, First Aid, Safe Crisis Management
Administrative: Maintained precise documentation per state regulations on client, employee, medication, etc. paperwork.