Energetic individual with a compassionate nature and drive to serve different populations. Flexible and versatile team player adept at maintaining a positive attitude under pressure.
Assisting the president's office with everyday office duties, which change with the nature of the events occurring through the college. Expected to be professional at all times in all college matters. Managed high call volume and in office student visits, often dealing with distressed students or parents as the only one in the office at times. Maintaining confidentiality in the workplace with important files throughout the college and transcribing meetings with President Nelsen.
Front desk responsibilities included back-up supervision of the gym and independently managed the establishment when manager/owner was not present. As a child care leader, responsibilities included care for children 6 months-12 years of age. Engaged and interact with a diverse customer population. Worked collaboratively with a team of supervisors and other attendants.
Responsible for training new hires in service of catering events and standard operating procedures including safety and sanitation expectations. Direct and assign responsibilities and tasks to servers, bartenders, chefs, and vendor partners. Working in a very high-paced environment and earned shift lead opportunities based on performance. Problem- solved and resolved customer complaints and issues.
Family Time at the MIND Institute- Fall Festival; Sacramento, CA
October 25, 2019 (5:30-7:30)
Participated in the annual fall festival at the MIND Institute. Duties include passing out candy to children of all ages, face painting, and providing assistance to the child life coordinator.
2019 CSAD/ NSSLHA Ray Kennedy Tailgate Party; Sacramento, CA
October 19, 2019 (4-6)
Participated in the annual CSAD/ NSSLHA Ray Kennedy Tailgate party. Responsible for face painting and clean up crew.
22q Family Meeting 2019
October 12, 2019 (12-5)
22q Family Meeting is an annual informational and networking gathering for families affected by Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Responsible for organizing creative activities to keep children engaged. Maintained records of assigned children, their habits and other important personal information during the meeting while parents listen to the latest research at the MIND.
Relay for Life; Folsom, CA
September 21, 2019 (9-10)
Assisting the Speech Pathology Multicultural Group with making and selling ribbons for cancer survivors and participating in the walk with my community.
UC Davis Mind Institute; Sacramento, CA - Child Life
June 2019 - PRESENT (Monday's 1-5)
Interacting and supervising children, promoting active play and initiating activities in the research clinic and Massie Family evaluation clinic. Other duties also include, cleaning toys, preparing for and staffing special events, performing administrative tasks, assisting other departments with special projects. Educational opportunities includes observation with parents consent in research or evaluation settings. Familiarized with case history and assessmentsprocesses, background knowledge on assessment that include the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) and the WASI-II (Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence, Second Addition).
Mercy General Hospital; Sacramento, CA - Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation and Oncology, Hours 34
January 2019 - PRESENT (Saturday's 10-1)
Assist patients and families in units that include, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation and Oncology unit. Required to use proper protocol for infection prevention and best practices when entering and exiting rooms. Duties include interacting with patients and rounding the patients' rooms. Provided therapeutic relationships with patients. Adhering to all HIPAA confidentiality standards and following patient safety precautions, which include understanding the environment of care overhead codes. Capable of multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work as part of a team. Maintain a cooperative working relationship with other staff and administrators, that include departments such as SP, OT, and PT.
Reading Partners; Sacramento, CA - Tutor
October 2018 - PRESENT (Tuesday's 11-12)
Responsible for providing students with individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Engaging students in enjoyable experiences with literature (e. g, Writing, reading, and listening). Helping children feel successful by giving positive feedback and support. Modeling through my actions that reading and writing are pleasurable and valuable activities. Sharing my experiences with literacy and turning my weaknesses into a growth perspective.
UC Davis Mind Institute; Sacramento, CA- Camp Mind Leader
June 24, 2019- July 12, 2019 (Monday-Friday, 8-12:30)
As a Camp Mind Leader, responsibilities included arranging day activities, prepping for the week, and ensured the safety of children in the camp indoors and outdoors. Working with children ages 6 through 12 who are diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders. Promoting positive reinforcement, teamwork, and encouraging communication. Learning how to meet the needs of each child and communicating with parents on behaviors of each child.
Wiedemann- Steiner Syndrome Foundation, Kids Triathlon; Sacramento, CA-
June 9, 2019 (8:30-11:30)
Third annual WSS Foundation Kids' Triathlon was held at Sutter Lawn Tennis Club. Responsible for assisting families and kids through the triathlon.
Licensed School Audiometrist
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
UC Davis Mind Institute; Sacramento, CA
Research Assistant; Fragile X Syndrome- Present 2019
Research project in the Language Development Lab. Identifies how we utilize different forms of technology (i.e., video tele-conferencing and wearable physiological devices) to better understand how maternal language input supports child spoken language and which characteristics might impact this relationship, for instance maternal well-being and child behavior. Responsible for coding videos of mother-child interactions for different aspects of maternal language input.
Wiedemann Steiner Syndrome
Literature Review; August 2019- Present
My current research is in the early stages of a literature review, with the intention of writing a thesis. My goals as a future clinician is to promote awareness and create proper diagnosis and treatment protocols to improve quality of life for school aged children with WSS. Wiedemann Steiner Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder resulting from De Novo variants from the KMT2A gene.
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