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School Counselor, 09/2012 to Current Lyndhurst Public School District
School counselor for grades four through eight and assisted with ninth grade transition counseling.
Crisis and intervention counselor for students in fourth through eighth grade.
Anti-bullying specialist in the middle school.
Coordinator of the School Safety Team for the middle school; assisted with development of the institute's policies and rules.
Responsible for the development and implementation of the master schedule for all students and staff at the middle school.
Coordinator of the 504 team and responsible for implementing and overseeing 504 plans.
Intervention and referral services coordinator; facilitate meetings and discuss academic, social and emotional needs of students, developed successful strategies and action plans for improvement.
Transition counselor for freshmen students one time per week.
Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
Introduced special outreach programs in effort to increase institution's interest in community service.
Implemented and facilitated counseling groups with a concentration in social skills, family changes, grief, and social/emotional support.
Elementary School Counselor, Alternative school counselor, 09/2008 to 06/2011 Bergenfield Public School District – Bergenfield, NJ
Responsible for individual and group counseling for all students, as needed.
Facilitator of small group sessions including topics such as self-esteem, respect, and social skills.
Testing coordinator for NJASK.
Crisis counseling for all students in need - elementary, middle, and high school.
Facilitated and organized assemblies for topics including cyber-bullying, respect.
Assisted students with self-esteem building, social skills, organization skills.
Traveled within Bergen County for in-home visits for students based in the alternative school.
Guidance Counselor, 01/2008 to 01/2011 Bergenfield Public School District
School Counselor Alternative Counselor, Elementary School and Middle/High School
Individual counseling with a focus on social, emotional, and academic needs of students.
Facilitated group counseling session to encourage social skills and specific needs of students in the group.
Implemented classroom guidance lessons to encourage positive social relationships.
Developed and conducted parent evening workshops that focused on effective behavioral, social, and academic strategies for students.
Assisted school administration in developing effective policies and programs for student and staff development.
Organized and executed school-wide assemblies as a proactive strategy for social awareness and tolerance.
Intervention and referral services team member.
Developed 504 plans.
Provided crisis counseling and implemented intervention services to students at the Alternative middle/high school.
Administered home visits in a collaborative effort with parents to assist with student behavior and academic interventions.
Facilitated and assisted with on-line assessments through Naviance, with an emphasis on learning styles, career paths, and future education plans.
Teacher of Students with Disabilities, 05/2004 to 12/2007 The Phoenix Center – Nutley, NJ
Instilled a positive environment for students with multiple disabilities including Autism, visual and auditory impairments, Other Health Impaired, specific learning disabilities.
Developed and implemented Individualized Educational Plans (IEP's) and Behavior Management Plans (BMP's) for all students.
Supported and assisted students participated in Community based instruction.
M.A: Counseling, May 2008 Manhattan College - New York
Master of Arts: School Counseling, May 2004 Manhattan College - New York Psychology, Education Kappa Delta Pi - International Honor's Society, 2008
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology , 2004 Manhattan College - Riverdale, NY