ABA Therapist/ Choreographer
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Location: Austin, TX, United States
School: ACC
Field of Study: Dance

ABA Therapist/ Choreographer

McKenna Putnam

Experience

Dripping Springs Child Care- Daycare Worker
Dripping Springs, Texas (Spring 2008- Spring 2012)
•Helped children develop and learn properly in a safe learning environment
•Assisted in caring for and teaching all ages
•Provided care for multiple children at once

Jump Wild- Main Party Hostess and Bounce Guard
Dripping Springs, Texas (Summer 2011-Winter 2013)
•Endorsed safety while watching children on multiple trampolines, obstacle courses, and slides
•Planned and helped with the execution of multiple birthday parties a day
•Taught kids how to be active, healthy, and creative in a safe environment

Self Employed –Nanny and Babysitter
Dripping Springs, Austin, and Oakhill Texas (Spring 2012– Spring 2015)
•Established a reputation of being responsible, prompt, and very likeable to be around
•Worked with adults and children of all ages
•Helped with the teaching of daily lessons and activities while role modeling to kids a healthy lifestyle

First Leap- ABA therapist/ Behavioral Technician/ Pediatric Therapist
Austin, Texas (Spring 2015- Spring 2016)
•Was a therapy provider in home and in clinic to children on the Autism Spectrum
•Required promptness, commitment, and patience
•Helped children of all ages by using ABA principles

Empower School- Senior ABA Therapist
Austin, Texas (Spring 2016-2017)
•Therapist for kids with Autism as well as for kids with different mental/ learning disabilities
•Provides therapy in home and in clinic for extended hours
•Dealt with difficult or stressful situations with a calm demeanor and a positive attitude.

Head To Toe- Choreographer and Instructor
Austin, Texas (Summer 2016 -current)
•Taught ages 18 and under Jazz, Pom, Hip Hop, Modern, Acro, Ballet, and Contemporary

Diva Dance Company- Choreographer and Instructor
Austin, Texas (2017-current)
•Taught ages 18 and up jazz and hip hop and instructor for a performance squad.

Additional Information
Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop
Interests: Dancing, choreography, drawing
Volunteer Work: Livestrong, Relay for Life, Barnes and Noble, Little Stepper Camp, Hill Country Care, DS Child Care, Head to Toe Dance Studio, etc.
Certifications: CPR and First Aid certified, HIPPA, Food Handlers License, and SAMA trained, RBT certified
Work Status: US citizen eligible to work in the US with no restrictions. Has been fingerprinted, background checked, and approved to work with children all ages.

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