Seeking for a position in the field of Social Work/Human Services services that requires an experienced professional with exemplary record of academic achievement, relevant clinical experience, and the proven ability to work well with diverse populations.
Social Services Coordinator01/2016 to CurrentBetter TomorrowsPhiladelphia, PA
Facilitating services that will positively enhance the quality of life for affordable housing residents and neighboring community members, to implement programs and services aimed at promoting Better Tomorrows four- core focus areas: Healthy living, educational success, economic stability, and community strengthening.To facilitate an environment which promotes cultural appreciation and a commitment to diversity.
To facilitate resident involvement and enhance a safe and positive living environment including the coordination of activities and services that will prevent and reduce vandalism, crime and illegal activity within the complex and surrounding community.
Facilitate/implement the following programs, activities and social services for children and adults utilizing community resources and agencies: Out-of-School Time, GED Preparation, and other resident education programs focused on educational achievement and engagementJob Readiness programs, food banks, and financial literacy to promote economic stability and self-sufficiencyHealth and wellness programs and seminars to promote physical and mental health and general well-being.
House Manager04/2015 to 01/2016United Cerebral PalsyPhiladelphia, PA
Established a supportive working relationship with the families of clients.
Providing assistance to patients with their daily living.
Developing and maintaining good community relationships.
Arranging follow up appointments with patients and their families.Responsible for the complete operation of a living unit and develop personal goals towards independent living.
Coordinating cases with supervisors and fellow team members.
Youth Counselor03/2014 to 07/2014Mathom House Edison Court IncDoylestown, PA
Monitored juvenile male sex offenders in a residential treatment facility.
Facilitated group and individual counseling to address the mental health and substance abuse issues.
Conducted initial evaluations, developed, implemented and monitored individualized treatment plans.
Maintained written documentation and progress notes in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Completed incident reports for all accidents and behavioral issues.
Taught life and social skills to residents in efforts of preparing them vocationally, academically and socially to assure personal success upon completion of the program.
Multidisciplinary case conferences and treatment plan reviews as well as developed aftercare treatment plans.
Collaborate with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
Autistic Support Specialist08/2012 to 01/2015School District of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
Records and reports appropriate data regarding academic, behavioral and/or health information and services provided to the student using the appropriate service log.Completes timely and accurate detailed notes of daily services provided to students in the SDP mandated format with the understanding that they may be used for ACCESS claiming; corrections may be required of staff who do not submit completed records that meet SDP guidelines.Completes and submits all required ACCESS billing in a timely manner.Submits certain documents to the teacher for verification.Helps students to use instructional materials and equipment.Provides verbal and/or written feedback of observations to the teacher.Works with the student to reinforce instructional objectives, and implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals and objectives for students with disabilities receiving special education services.Adapts activities, assignments and/or materials as directed by the teacher to allow the student to participate in the instructional program.Assists in the implementation of the IEP as directed by the teacher for a student with disabilities receiving special education services.Attends IEP or Service Plan meetings at the request of the principal, teacher and/or parent for a student with disabilities receiving special education services or a 504 Service Plan.
Child Care Worker10/2011 to 08/2012KenCrest Services IncPhiladelphia, PA
Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.Perform housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning, dish washing, and changing of linens.
Accompany children to and from outings, and to medical appointments.
Home Health Aid01/2007 to 09/2011Right At Home IncJenkintown, PA
Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
Bachelor of Science: Human ServicesDecember 2013Chestnut Hill CollegePhiladelphia, PAHuman Services
Associate of Science: Administrative HealthcareJuly 2011University of PhoenixPhiladelphia, PAAdministrative Healthcare
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