Master of Social WorkFordham University － New York
Bachelor of Arts: Social ServicesQuinnipiac University － ConnecticutSocial Services
Associate of Science: Human ServicesNaugatuck Valley CC － ConnecticutHuman Services
02/2013 to Current
Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor / Victim AdvocateWomen and Families Center － New Haven, CT
One on one trauma informed crisis counseling to clients with an emphasis on empowerment *Provide advocacy and accompaniment for clients at the hospital, police and court level *Provide support and counseling to family members and friends of victims *Community Outreach *Facilitates multiple support groups to men and women at various community agencies *Legislative Advocacy Committee Liaison *Attend multiple community meetings, roundtables, committees, teams.
01/2010 to 01/2012
Clinical Social Work InternVITAS, Innovative Hospice Care － Middlebury, CT
Visited clients in their homes, nursing facilities and hospital setting *Maintained a caseload of 20 - 30 clients *Provided Psych-Social initial and updated assessments *Developed care plans for clients and their families *Coordinated community services for clients and their families.
Community Educator InternSafe Haven － Waterbury, CT
Facilitated educational training in the community on domestic violence and sexual assault.
02/2005 to 06/2016
SupervisorQuinnipiac University Polling Institute － Hamden, CT
Train and Supervise 153 employees and new supervisors.
Social Work InternAlternative Incarceration, Inc － Waterbury, CT
Developed and implemented curriculum on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and self-esteem for male and female support groups.
Active Listening, Curriculum Development, Group Facilitation, Crisis Counseling