"A TREE IS IDENTIFIED BY ITS FRUIT, MAKE A TREE GOOD AND ITS FRUIT WILL BE GOOD"

 

Matthew 12:33. 

My Educational Background

SUMMARY

Extensive experience in management. Ability to delegate tasks and supervise large work groups. Ability to work with a wide array of individuals. Capable of handling multiple tasks efficiently. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customer service, and the general public. Effective listener with the ability to resolve difficult customer situations.

 

EDUCATION

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey

B.A., Education and English

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

M.B.A., Health Care Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Tree Of Life Family Day Care

Lawrenceville, GA - June 2012- Present

Providing Early Learning to Children

 

Licensed Child Care Provider

  • Interact daily with children and their parents

  • Supervising independent play and instructing children in games

  • Conduct Bi-weekly assessment on children developmental growth

  • Teaching skills such as drawing, counting and reading

  • Control behavior and teach good habits to children, such as sharing toys and cleaning up workspaces

  • Building self-esteem, fostering independence, developing individual talents, and attending to children’s physical, emotional, social and intellectual growth

  • Collaborate with administrators, and parents to help children learn the skills they’ll need in school and encourage them to reach their potential

  • Encourage children to do their best on all activities

 

Acumen Fiscal Agency                                                                       

September 2015-January2021

Freedom, Choice & Opportunities

 

Care Giver

  • Serves on the treatment team

  • Help client with money management

  • Teach client how to cook

  • Take client into the community (church, mall, work, & grocery store)

  • Motivate client to accomplish assigned task (cleaning room, washing clothes)

 

 

Gentility                                                                                      

August 2014-September 2015

A circle of care for Individuals

 

Direct Support Professional

  • Assist with client IEP

  • Assist individuals with appropriate social, recreational, educational and employment services

  • Assist individuals with independent living skills

  • Assist individuals plan activities in the community,

  • Ensure implementation of individual program plans

 

  

Community Healthcare Of Georgia                                                     

October 2012-July 2013

Serving Children & Adults

 

Paraprofessional

  • Serves as part of the client’s treatment team

  • Provides transportation as needed or deemed necessary

  • Makes necessary referrals and serves as liaison with other agencies

  • Provides timely documentation to support services rendered and provides written reports as required by agencies (i.e Community Healthcare of Georgia)

  • Ensures client’s attendance to initial medication evaluation and subsequent medication appointments

  • Empower client to improve day to day functionality, reducing stressors and increasing ability to focus on treatment goals

  • Builds support network around client by working with authorized collateral sources (parents, teachers, other community agencies as appropriate)

  • Monitors/reports client behavior in all environments

  • Testifies in court as required

 

 

Children Opportunity Center    

August 2005- January 2011

Assist Children and Family by Providing Therapeutic Care 

Behavioral Specialist

  • Facilitate Child Study Team functions

  • Create and modify discipline procedures in family homes

  • Interact daily with parents for various educational and behavioral purposes

  • Engage in verbal correspondence with teachers, parents and students

  • Develop and modify strategy for exceptional and at-risk students

  • Empower students to work in a Responsive Classroom model

  • Provide weekly reports on clients’ behavior/ achievements

 

 

Community Treatment Solution             

September 2008-February 2010

A Continuum of Care for Children and Adolescents

 

House Manager, Specialty Services

  • Established house rules and policies for the whole program

  • Manage staff and client schedules/schedule client activities

  • Ensured medical logs are accurate and corresponds with parent logs

  • Ensure incidents are handled appropriately

  • Provided therapeutic support services to identified clients as needed

  • Participated in identifying the clients on-going treatment needs

  • Documented and kept records per CTS policies and procedures  

  • Managed overall house structure

 

Mercer County Community College                

July 2007- June 2008

Talent Search Program

 

Educational Specialist  

Produced highest student recruitment number of the program

  • Oversee multiply Educational Facilities  

  • Develop curriculum and manage classroom activities

  • Maintain database by inputting students’ progress and program activities

  • Facilitate small group discussions and lectures

  • Use audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations

  • Provide academic, social, and career planning advisement 

  • Counsel students to help them understand issues that affect their academic progress

  • Confer with teachers, counselors, parents, and administrators to resolve issues affecting students’ academic potential

  • Develop notices, newsletters, and brochures

  • Plan trips and activities to expose students to colleges/universities and cultural enrichment programs

  • Balanced yearly budgets

  • Provide weekly reports on all activities

 

 

Community options                       

September 2000- December 2005

Supporting People with Disability

 

Head Supervisor

  • Created staff’s work schedule and assigned clients

  • Developed treatment goals

  • Delegated chores/daily activity

  • Prepared meals

  • Distributed medications to clients

  • Checked med logs

  • Organized trips

  • Provide weekly reports on client's treatment goals/ daily activity

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

All Microsoft Operating Systems, Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Internet

 

AWARDS

Numerous awards in recognition of leadership and her academic success.  Received the College Students’ Recognition Award in 2003 from the Central Jersey Network of Black Women, Received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly in 2004. And 2020 became a member of the Honors Society.

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