Dedicated individual with over 10 years of experience in the Social Services field.
Enjoys helping others and working as part of a team to achieve company goals. Outstanding
communicational, time management and organizational skills with the ability to step in and
serve in a leadership role.
Residential Supervisor / Case Aide, 01/2011
to 01/2011 Catholic Charities/Emergency Shelter Facility – Joliet,
Provided emergency and temporary housing for the homeless community, population consisted of woman, men and children.
Provided client services and documented in computer system services provided, such as vouchers for clothing, shelter, food, diaper and medication needs.
Log any information for next Shift Managers and Case Managers to inform them of any incidents or concerns.
Monitored shelter logging every hour, completing walk through , monitoring security systems, monitoring and assisting with meals, assisting and documented the dispense of medication.
Provided assistance and referrals in the community of any employment and housing opportunities.
Responsible for the safety of the clients, enforcing rules and regulations of the shelter, providing confidentiality to clients.
Delegating tasks to the clients to ensure equal tasks given and performed thoroughly for the maintenance of the facility.
Clinical Assistant, 01/2004
to 01/2005 Stepping Stones/Drug Treatment Rehabilitation Center – Joliet,
Population consisted of transitional prison trustees, male/female, entering into a Drug Rehab facility program.
Orientated clientele, assigning living quarters, facility tasks, dress codes, etc.
Random Drug Screening performed.
Facilitated NA/AA Drug Treatment Groups.
Documented daily in confidential clientele files on progress or non-progress of treatment.
Monitored and observed clientele behaviors, mental status and relay potential crisis information to the CADC Counselor.
Monitored Residential Units, Enforce rules and regulations, issue consequences to the violators of the rules.
Residential Advisor, 01/2000
to 01/2013 Joliet Job Corps – Joliet,
Case Load/Management of 65 + Students ranging in ages from 16-25, population, male and female at risk youths, capacity in a residential setting.
Providing a structured environment.
Monitor and supervise dorm/perform intervals of bed checks and roll calls throughout the day to ensure accountability/follow JJCC SOP guidelines enforcing rules and regulations accordingly/ensuring adequate safety to staff and students/maintain procedures regarding the Minors on site.
Tracking and updating manually, daily student behaviors in the infraction log, providing fair consequences when rules or regulations have been violated/ documenting monthly summaries in computer systems on progress/non progress of student goals/behaviors.
Facilitate Social Skills, Independent Living Skills and Employability Skills, Focus Groups for students who are struggling in those areas of concerns.
Building rapport with students and family members/maintain retention of students.
Crisis intervention, preventions/responsible for relaying concerns to other team staff.
Accompanying and transport students on recreational outings, community appointments, court appearances.
Orientate new student's admission which includes but not limited to, rules and regulations applicable to residents, room assignments, dorm duties, dress code, etc.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 01/2000
to 01/2004 Willow Falls Inn/Assisted Living Facility – Crest Hill,
Population consisted of Geriatrics/Alzheimer's.
Assisted the elderly with everyday living tasks.
Dispensed medication/documenting times given/ensuring correct meds were dispensed and correcting errors by informing and reporting to the D.O.A.N.
Monitored and observed Residents behavior, mental status and health concerns, relayed potential crisis information to the Head Nurse, other team staff and family members.
Documented daily in patients confidential files, responsible for charting vital information.
Developmental Training Technician, 01/1997
to 01/2000 Cornerstone Services/Mental Health Facility – Joliet,
Population consisted of the mentally and physically (D.D.) challenged individuals.
Assisted clients in a workplace setting with personalized Academic and Vocational training.
Assisted with ambulatory and personal hygiene care.
Set individual goals, documenting in their IEP plan, assistance provided to ensure the goals were met.
Documenting daily in clients charts for behaviors and mental status.
Transporting clients on outings, exposing them to everyday normal functions.
Ensuring a better quality of life by showing empathy and concern.
The Guardian Angel Home Crest Hill, IL
Certificate: 1 2004
Certified in Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault.: Joliet Central High School - Joliet,