Organized and energetic Counselor with 6+ years working with diverse clients/students in academic and employment environments. Superior time management and interpersonal skills.
Assisted more than 100 clients in obtaining education and employment.
Managed a caseload of more than 38 multi-cultural clients at any given time.
Co-created and implemented employment workshops for unemployed/underemployed students with disabilities involved in the collegiate system.
Interviewed and assessed 1+ new clients for possible academic and vocational services each week.
Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming work-related problems.
Assessed medical reports for eligibility determination and then wrote vocational plans for each qualified client.
Referred clients to outside employment service providers to address vocational issues.
Selected and recommended new instructional materials and programs for use in the collegiate program.
Pursued ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills.
Built positive rapport with law enforcement officers, court officials and community service agencies.
Referred clients to other mental health resources in the community for further services.
Communicated with local agencies, schools, churches, courts and employers regarding client involvement and attendance in programs.
Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve clients' behavioral and academic problems during HS students' IEP meetings.
Psychology and VR Counseling coursework
Health and Social Services Professional Employees w/ American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO union.
Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing State Workers United.
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