Energetic innovative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image. Strong planning and presentation skills, written and interpersonal communication proficiency, and a dynamic ability to build positive rapport with clients. Ability to adjust to a variety of client temperaments and personalities while going above and beyond the call of duty, in order to complete a project precisely and on time. Work efficiently on several projects at one time and strong time management skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher)
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
Good interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher, Spreadsheet)
B.S, PsychologyMay 2011South Carolina State University - Orangeburg, South Carolina, United StatesPsychology
Social Services Protect and Placement SpecialistDec 2014 to Current Investigations - Carrollton, United States, Georgia
Investigate child abuse, neglect and maltreatment allegations, identifying foster homes for abused and neglected children Assess the level of risk to children by conducting face to face interviews with the alleged child victims and their caretakers; Assist and motivate low income and out-of-work parents with county resources to reunify neglected children with their primary caretaker.
Collaborate with county law enforcement to address sexual abuse and domestic violence assessment to ensure overall safety of children.
Engages in required state-wide travel.
TeacherMay 2012 to Current Bright Horizons - Atlanta, United States, Georgia
Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, and potential.
Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
Mental Health CounselorJun 2011 to Current Youth Villages Behavioral and Psychiatric Facility - Atlanta, United States, Georgia
Develop program plans for individuals or assist in plan development.
Administer, coordinate, or recommend disciplinary and corrective actions.
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
Collect data about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition, based on review of client information.
Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
Transport patient's on outings Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Administrative AssistantAug 2009 to May 2011 South Carolina State University - Orangeburg, United States, South Carolina
Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning administrative projects Prepare reports, spreadsheets, and other documents Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements Answers telephones and provide information to faculty and students; Schedule appointments Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops Reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
Provides information by answering questions and requests Maintains student transcript records; processes transcript requests.
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