qualified intellectual disability professional resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Service-focused case manager with a strong commitment to serving the needs of disadvantaged adults and special-needs populations.  Excel in program and organizational planning, with documented success of overcoming the challenges of financial constraints and limited resources to provide high-quality, comprehensive service and care.
Core Qualifications
  • CPI, CPR, DSP, First Aid and QIDP certified
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Basic clerical knowledge
  • MS Office proficient
  • Reliable
  • People-oriented
  • Superior communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Calm under pressure
  • Attentive listener
  • Empathetic
Managed a caseload of more than 25 clients at any given time.
Created a promotional video encouraging client rights.
Professional Experience
09/2014 to Current
Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Warren, OH,
  • Provide care for developmentally disabled adults in a developmental training program.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Complete vocational evaluations, job placements, ISPs, client goals and annual documentation.
  • Supervision of direct care staff.
  • Assist clients in basic daily activities and ensured a safe, hazard-free environment.
  • Trained clients on fine and gross motor, attention span, and behavioral skills development, grooming/dressing, toileting and eating skills, communication, recreation, exercise and community integration/safety.
  • Promotes individual rights
  • Conducts and oversees assessments to implement and revise goals for consumers
  • Oversees teaching and training of staff and residents  
  • Provides 1:1 and group teaching and training as needed  
  • Attends required meetings such as Admission, Discharge Planning and IDT meetings  
  • Writes and prepares necessary correspondence, reports, assessments and summaries as directed  
04/2014 to 09/2014
Direct Support Professional Open Systems Healthcare West Chester, PA,
  • Assist clients in maintaining safe and healthy lifestyles, and monitor for changes in their general health, appearance, behavior, and patterns of activities.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining a clean, safe, and secure environment for clients at all times.
  • Provide training and assistance to all clients in making healthy dietary choices, and following any pre-established orders by medical professionals.
  • Plan and support clients in daily activities, which may include, but not limited to, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities, and money management.
  • Responsible for assisting clients with personal hygiene skills and tasks, including assisting with bathroom responsibilities, ensuring clients complete shaving, brushing teeth, bathing/showering, shampooing, and dressing appropriately for the weather and type of activities.
  • Complete paperwork, as necessary to meet federal, and state regulatory requirements.
  • Complete required, on-going training requirements.
  • Safely transport clients to and from recreational activities, errands, work, and personal appointments.
2011 to 2014
Student Supervisor Mukilteo School District 6 Everett, WA,
  • Provided customer service to students and faculty/staff while purchasing decals or paying citations.
  • Clerical work: documenting citations, making copies, Excel/Word documents, and phone calls assisting with customer issues.
  • Trained and supervised student workers during their scheduled hours.
07/2009 to 11/2011
Teacher's Aide Kindercare Ashburn, VA,
  • Assist students with carrying out classroom activities in a clean, organized classroom.
  • Tutor students before school and during school hours for difficult subjects.
  • Implement age appropriate activities and monitor safety.
  • Assist students in social skills and academic development.
  • Assist in grading test papers, exams and homework.
Education and Training
Expected in May 2014
Bachelor's of Science: Rehabilitation Services
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - ,
Rehabilitation Services
Expected in August 2010
: General Studies
Rend Lake College - Ina, IL
Elementary Education
CPR, CPI, First Aid, DSP, QIDP
Community Involvement
Special Olympics Illinois
Strong verbal and written communication skills, high computer application use skills, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills, exceptional ability to maintain confidentiality and security, case planning and management, consumer advocacy, ability to work well with other staff, ability to work in stressful environment

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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Rend Lake College

Job Titles Held:

  • Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Student Supervisor
  • Teacher's Aide


  • Bachelor's of Science

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