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Advanced Counseling and Interviewing Skills General Psychology Counseling for the Chemically Dependent Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy Provide Career Counseling and Career Assessments.
Monitor SACS requirements to ensure accreditation standards are upheld.
Monitor College Departments Strategic Planning Initiative (SPOL).
Licensed Mental Health Counselor / Qualified Licensed Supervisor, Counseling Services Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL Nov 2006- May 2011 Provide personal (mental health), career counseling, and gender identity counseling for diverse student body of dual-enrolled, international, traditional, and traditional students at open-enrollment institution.
Offer PTSD and substance abuse treatment counseling for the Falcon Veteran Society at DSC.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor October 2014 to January 2015University of South Florida － St. Petersburg, FL
Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their issues as college student.
Counsel clients individual and in group sessions, to assist on overcoming and adjusting to life and making changes.
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
Collaborate with other staff to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
Monitor clients' use of medication.
Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
Conduct workshops and presentations on mental health issues, and first time year student orientations.
Director May 2011 to June 2014Daytona State College － Daytona Beach, FL
Student Disability & Counseling Services Provide administrative oversight, leadership, and direction for all aspects of a department supporting students with special needs.
Supervise a staff of full-time Student Disability Advisors and Licensed Mental Health Counselors, as well as graduate Master's level interns and Registered Mental Health Interns.
Assist with Student Conduct by organizing hearings and decisions based on the allegations.
Hire, train, and ensure professional development opportunities for staff members.
Manage budget for Student Disability and Counseling Services.
Collect, verify, and maintain disability documentation; conduct student intake interviews communicating the accommodation process and availability of campus resources; review and respond to accommodation requests.
Provide mental health, substance abuse counseling, and crisis interventions.
Teach Dynamics of Student Success to Freshmen TRIO Students and Veterans.
Child/Adolescent Substance Abuse & Mental Health Coordinator May 2003 to October 2006St. Johns County Health &
Human Services － St. Augustine, FL
Teach Dynamics of Student Success course to first-year students by utilizing group work as well as lectures to promote student learning.
Create and present various workshops on Stress Management, Anger Management, Suicide Prevention, and Self Assessments for students, faculty, administrators and staff.
Play key role in conducting court-ordered psychosocial evaluations.
Maintain and monitor all prevention services and activities.
Provide individual mental health and family therapy.
Work directly with Spanish-speaking men involved with DUI's and the court system.
Facilitate Spanish-speaking group counseling sessions.
Executive Director January 2000 to April 2003Infinity Schools of Flagler County － Palm Coast, FL
Manage grants and contract with the Department of Juvenile Justice and Flagler County School District.
Serve as contract negotiator between Infinity Schools and Flagler County School District.
Supervise staff and report to the Associated Marine Institute Board.
M.S : Psychology Mental Health Counseling, Oct 2002Nova Southeastern University － Ft. Lauderdale, FLPsychology Mental Health Counseling
B.A : Criminal Justice Psychology, Aug 1992Temple University － Philadelphia, PACriminal Justice Psychology
Bilingual: fluent in Spanish and English
American Psychological Association, Community College Teacher Affiliate 2007-2014 Association of Community Colleges 2007-2014 National Association of Forensic Counselors 1995-Present LEADERSHIP & COMMITTEES University of South Florida St. Petersburg Scholarship Committee 2014-Present Daytona State College Alumni & Friends Association, Vice President 2014-2014 DSC Leadership Alumni Mentoring Program, Member 2012-2014 DSC Institutional Effectiveness Plan, Committee Member (SPOL) 2012-2014 DSC Center for Women and Men, Advisory Board Member 2011-2014 DSC Men of Character Committee, Member 2010-2014 DSC Veteran Faculty Advisor 2009-2014 DSC Project Speak, Advisory Team Member 2008-2012 DSC Enrollment Retention Committee, Member
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