Related Experience-2019
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Location: Cedarhurst, NY, USA
University: Hofstra University
Major: Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

Related Experience-2019

EDUCATION:
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Master of Arts, Mental Health Counseling 12/18 GPA 3.87
Graduate with Distinction

Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Human Development and Family Studies 5/16
Minor: Psychology

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Crisis Text Line, Online Platform
Crisis Counselor Volunteer 2/15 - Present
• Provided support to over one thousand individuals in crisis
• Assist individuals in crisis by providing support
• Respond to individuals in a timely manner
• Conduct risk assessments for suicidal and homicidal ideation, and mandatory reporting purposes
• Ensure individuals remain safe through confidential counseling communication
• Member of the Youth Advisory Council

Congregation Beth Shalom, Lawrence, New York
Youth Group Leader 6/08 - Present
• Developed and implemented group curriculum designed to promote learning and socialization in keeping with the philosophy and values of the Jewish faith
• Facilitated weekly group sessions for youth ranging in age from six to twelve years
• Cultivated group sessions to try and ensure session objectives are achieved
• Organized special events for youth members of the temple

Melillo Center, Glen Cove, New York
Mental Health Counseling Intern 2/18 – 12/18
• Facilitated individual counseling sessions with individuals suffering from mental health issues and substance use issues
• Facilitated/co-facilitated group counseling sessions
• Coordinated and implemented treatment plans for individuals attending mental health clinic and the chemical dependency program
• Supervised Toxicology testing and administered breathalyzer tests

Project Heal, New York, New York
Volunteer 8/15 – 12/17
• Assisted in organization of fundraising events to provide grant funding for individuals diagnosed with eating disorders
• Advocated for individuals with eating disorders by raising awareness in the community

Rx Communications Group, LLC, New York, New York
Investor Relations Intern 6/16 – 8/16
• Conducted research projects
• Assisted in executing pharmaceutical company event




New York City Children’s Center - Food Service Department, Bellerose, Queens
Volunteer 1/14 – 8/14
• Developed menus for patients with mental health diagnoses receiving inpatient treatment
• Participated in the distribution of daily meals to patients on daily basis

New York City Children’s Center - Education Department, Bellerose, Queens
Volunteer 7/13 – 1/14
• Attended treatment team meetings
• Tutored children who were receiving inpatient treatment for mental health diagnoses
• Assisted teachers in implementing lesson plans

Dr. Bo’s Diet, Hewlett, New York
Medical Staff Intern 6/13 – 8/13
• Conducted patient intake assessments
• Monitored and documented patient progress
• Provided administrative support as needed

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:
Mandated Reporter Training, Office of Children and Family Services 12/18

Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) 2018

Narcan Training, Community Action for Social Justice, CASJ 2017

Crisis Text Line Conference, Continued Education 10/16; 10/17

Certified Family Life Educator - Provisional,
National Council on Family Relations, NCFR-CFLE 2016/2017;2017/2018

Psychological First Aid online, The National Child Traumatic Stress Network 12/16

OHEL Leadership Program 1/11 – 2/12

MEMBERSHIPS
American Counseling Association (ACA) 2018;2019

American Mental Health Association Student (AMHCA) 2017;2019

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