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Diana Del Cid

Research Assistant

Profile

Experience in communicating and collaborating with others and developing positive relationships within a school system and work environment. Organized and detail oriented displayed great time management skills by meeting critical deadlines. 

Skills

  • Flexible, adaptable and team work oriented.
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Interact effortlessly with people of different backgrounds, cultures and occupations.
  • Can work under pressure and under minimal supervision.
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/Power Point.
  • Google Documents
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish

Education

  • Education Specialist  in School Psychology, candidate (2019)

Northern Arizona University 

  • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology (Dec 2015) 

 California State University, Chico CA.

  • Associate of Arts in Psychology (Dec 2013) 

Citrus College, Glendora CA.

Work experience

Aug 2016Current

Research Assistant

Institute for Human Development
  • Assisted in recruitment of research participants and obtained informed consents from parents for preschool participants.
  • Consulted and collaborated with teachers in Head Start in-regards to bilingual curricula intervention.
  • Consulted and collaborated with other research assistants and coordinators, attended weekly meetings and provided updates on intervention sites.
  • Coached teachers and teacher assistants on delivering interventions in English and Spanish. 
  •  Administered assessments during pretesting and possessing phases such as  The Narrative Language Measures (NLM) and The assessment of story comprehension (ASC).
  • Organized and maintained assessment tools and materials.
  • Re-scored collected data for reliability and fidelity purposes and entered data using Microsoft Excel.
  • Displayed good time management skills by meeting deadlines.
Mar 2014Jul 2016

Facility Manager

Environmental Alternatives
  • Crisis communication able to use de-escalation techniques while providing a safe environment for other residents. 
  • Behavior modification using reinforcement.
  • Provide a safe environment and build healthy relationships.
  • Accompany and remain with residents at school or other events.
  • Supervise phone calls and visitations with approved contacts.
  • Distribute and sort medication for residents.
  • Help with homework and tutor as needed.
  • Supervise and model life skills. 
  • Assisted in development of an adequate bookkeeping system for the facility.
Feb 2015May 2015

Quality Assurance Internship

Butte County Behavioral Health
  • Project management, overall understanding of organizational structure, policies and procedures.
  • Audio recordings of policies and manuals in Spanish to provide access to the Latino population and improve ADA compliance.
  • In-house Spanish test calls to crisis center for evaluation purposes.
  • Was able to attend  Quality Assurance Committee  meetings to witness current improvement on projects.
  • Managed time effectively in order to finish projects by due dates and end of internship. 
Jul 2009Nov 2013

Tax Assistant/Receptionist

Tax Pro Services
  • Use Quicken to enter financial data and reconcile to bank statements to keep clients information up to date as well as create monthly and annual profit and loss statements.
  • Used ATX software to enter tax information, such as W2's, 1099's, income and expenses, to corresponding schedules. 
  • Assisted in organizing tax data and income tax returns by making copies of relevant forms and sorting returns by form numbers, and requesting additional forms needed for completion. 
  • Accounts receivable/billing on a weekly basis and send reminders to outstanding accounts.
  • Assisted in creating yearly newsletters with the latest tax updates. 
  • Provided English to Spanish translations for clients to meet their needs.
  • Assisted clients to obtain Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs), and make phone calls to the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Made company deposits on a daily basis.

Honors 

Sept 2016Current

Diversity Fellowship

Institute for Human Development 
  • Participate in leadership seminars with a focus on developmental disabilities and cultural competence, diversity and inclusion. 
  • Have gained general knowledge about federal, state and local policies regarding cultural competence and disabilities. 

Volunteer

  • Student Peer Adviser  (CSU Chico)                                                                                   2015

Helped other students with planning their course schedule, went over their current progress to make sure they were on track. Refer them to appropriate departments in regards to their needs such as tutoring, counseling etc.

  • Senior Circle (Community Action Volunteers in Education)                                      2015

Helped coordinate activities for residents such as crafts, exercise and music. Maintained an upbeat personality, and got residents involved in activities.

Certifications

  • CPR/First Aid (2016).
  • Crisis Intervention CPI (2016)
  • Mandated Reporter (2014).

 Seminars/ Professional Development

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. February 2015
  • Nurtured Heart Approach. October 2014
  • CPI Crisis Intervention. May 2014