Obtain a position in the Social Service field with the opportunity to help others rise to their highest potential by guiding them with the strengths based perspective and positive psychosocial support.
12/2012-7/2013 Visions Unlimited, Inc Sacramento, CA
Mental Health Rehab Specialist (MHRS)
Case management, rehab services, collateral to family members and care givers, provide individualized counseling and support, secure money management, assist in finding appropriate and affordable housing, and teach interventions and problem solving skills.
12/2010-10/2011 EMQ Families First Sacramento, CA
Family Services Coordinator (FSC)
Coordinated housing, healthcare, counseling, education or rehabilitative services. Met with individuals, couples or family groups to provide information and resources or become their advocate. Case management of approximately 80 active cases. Facilitated family meetings. Transported families as needed.
01/2010-12/2010 TRUSD/Foothill Farms JHS Sacramento, CA
Assisted students diagnosed with ED with class work and projects. Behavior
intervention and modification. Supervised students in the classroom setting and during off campus activities. Assisted teacher with classroom activities. Other duties as assigned.
09/2008-05/2009 Crossroads Treatment Center Citrus Heights, CA
Supervised group of teenage girls with emotional disabilities. Trained clients in etiquette life skills to prepare them for social interactions. Observed client
behaviors and recorded findings. Insured a safe learning environment.
Implemented behavioral interventions and updated behavior logs. Dispensed medications in a timely manner. Assisted other staff as needed.
6/2000-8/2002 Kinder Care Sacramento, CA
Lead Teacher/Lead Float
Taught students, create an environment that fostered creativity and learning, assessed students' progress, classroom setup, planned activities that maximized learning, created lesson plans, administered discipline, taught lessons through play activities, supervised other teaching staff and assistants, other duties as assigned.
Other Work Experience
Taco Bell Corporation-
Crew Member- 1995
Shift Leader- 1996
Assistant Manager- 1996-1997
02/2015-Present Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
Master of Science in Professional Counseling
08/2007-05/2009 California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Bachelor’s of Social Work
08/2005-05/2007 American River College Sacramento, CA Associate in Arts Liberal Arts
06/1995-02/1997 College for Early Childhood Educators Sacramento, CA
Certificate of Completion in Early Childhood Education
• Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
• Excellent Organizational Skills
• Pay Close Attention To Detail
• Team Player Fast Learner
• Excellent Customer Service
• Active Listening
• Self Starter
• Highly Motivated
References Available Upon Request
counseling, mental health, assessment