Consumer focused and very conscientious when working with consumers; motivated and organized to ensure the well being of others. Creative in utilizing the skills of the consumers.
On a regular basis would coordinate outings for all the consumers to experience new life skills. Initiated the following groups: life skills, medication groups, hygiene, art and social skills.
Responsible for direct supervision of consumers at all times due to the nature of the consumers; all consumers have sexually problematic behavior histories. The consumers also carry a dual diagnosis on the DSM-V; defiant disorders, oppositional defiant disorders, explosive disorders and conduct disorder. Responsible for the passing of controlled medication and facilitating groups such as DBT Skills, Life Skills. To make sure that the consumers are performing life skills on a daily basis such as laundry and money management. Responsible for transporting consumers to medical appointments and pubic school. Responsible for monthly fire drills, tornado, and OHSA compliance.
Responsible for direct care of 12 consumers who ranged in ages from eight to fifteen; all were on a SACY plan. Provided direct services to the consumers with behavioral and emotional disorders in a group home setting. General supervision of the consumers, taught appropriate daily living skills and social skills; implementing a daily schedule, behavior management, crisis interventions, group, medication and individual counseling and implementation of recreation activities. Implemented individual behavior treatment plans for clients at the unit through a teamwork approach.
Worked on the Burr and Jenks Units with a wide variety of consumers with diverse behavioral issues. Including adult MI/DD on a co-ed unit; also worked with schizophrenic and dilutional hyponatremia (water intoxication). Monitoring sixty plus consumers individual treatment plans and maintaining a safe environment. Ensured that the consumers made it to their rehab workshops. I was responsible for the sex education group for the consumers.
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