SPED professional equipped with the positive attitude and patience necessary to work within special education field. Extensive experience working with autistic children.
First Aid and CPR Trained
Computer literate, great background in both PC and Mac with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Acrobat Reader, MS-DOS, WordPerfect, Quickbooks Pro, imaging and photo editing software, ten-key by touch, type 80 WPM
Proficient in disability assessment testing
Hard-working, responsible, motivated
Organized, punctual, detail-attentive, resourceful, and a fast-learner with common sense
Great people and communication skills
10+ years in tutoring children
Hawaii Behavioral HealthSkills Trainer | Honolulu, HI | June 2008 - CurrentDuties include providing academic, behavioral, and social support to special needs children across various settings while taking detailed data on behaviors and trials. Level and type of intervention determined by client's IEP. Position also provide yearly training and certifications including but not limited to PECS, ABA, and DTT.
North Shore Mental HealthPAB II | Haleiwa, Hawaii | June 2010 - February 2011
Duties included providing support to an individual with special needs in a home and community setting in an effort to develop necessary life skills for independent living by redirecting undesired behavior using the positive reinforcement method, and collecting detailed data throughout the session. Also required weekly supervision meetings to reassess clients needs and goals and address any need for program changes.
Marimed FoundationYouth Counselor | Kaneohe, HI | November 2007 - December 2008Position entailed caring for and mentoring at-risk youth by providing a stable, safe and coercive learning environment and also required commitment to 5-day-long land or sea voyages with youth through an experiential education program. Position had also provided training and certification in First-Aid and CPR, Crisis Prevention Intervention, and meds offering.
Milestones Therapeutic ServicesClinican/Office Manager | Playa Del Rey, CA | July 2006 - September 2007Position entailed providing educational and speech therapy to students and children with learning disorders, and/or disablities, and their families. Position had also provided extensive training in educational psychology programs including PACE, LiPs, Learning Ears, Earobics, Writing Adventures, Captain's Log, Executive Functioning and Samonas Sound Therapy. As part-time office manager, duties included reception and clerical duties, as well as managing individual clinician schedules, receiving payments, coordinating meetings, and managing clinical database.
Master of ScienceCommunication Sciences and DisordersUniversity of Hawaii- John A. Burns School of MedicineHonolulu, HI | Not yet conferred
Bachelor of ArtsPolitical Science, Philosophy, Asian Pacific StudiesLoyola Marymount UniversityLos Angeles, CA | 2007