Mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles and succeed.
Worked with over 12 special education students, grades Pre - K through 2, for 3 years.
Every morning, greeted students and took them to the room. Started every morning with the Chicken Dance. The students ranged from Autism, ADHD, Behavioral, Muscular Disorders, Post Partum Delayed Disorder, Blindness and Deafness. I worked with a wide range of students and programs. Taught Writing and holding a pencil that was big to 2 students. Assisted Physical Therapist with students who would refuse to work with her/him. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Emphasis in Social Behavior Science
Coursework In SPED and understanding of Mental Illness
Psychology and Sociology
Coursework in Computer Science, and Mathematics, Programming languages like DBASE, FOX PRO, RPG I and II, Assembler I & II, Algebra & Trig I & II, Physics, and Statistics I & II
Coursework in Information Technology
Emphasis in programming skills
Peer Specialist Certification October 26, 2013 Chicago Illinois WRAP I (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) I & WRAP II Facilitator; Many training classes in Psychology and Peer trainings. Coach Mentor Certification, Focus 5 achievements Facilitator Certification, LEAP, Several classes in variance of Psychology of Addiction (Co-Occurring Disorders). Several classes on dealing with impossible staff/patients. De-Escalation of anger with patients. Several rehabilitation courses for Alcohol and CDC including suicide prevention.
Good communication skills, customer service, database, delivery, filing, inventory, letters, notes, mark, meetings, Mental health, Exchange, mail, Office, pallet jack, postage meter, Psychology, scheduling, schematics, structured, Supervisor, telephone, answering phones, phone, type, unique perspective on Mental health. Data entry skills and several programming classes (SQL, DBASE, FOXPRO, ASSEMBLER I & II ECT)
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