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Amelia Alexander

Psychospiritual Health Support

Work experience

20132015

Women's Shelter Director and Organizational Health Director

Franciscan Workers of Junipero Sera

Salinas, CA Direct program staff in providing services to homeless women and transgender clients Support staff wellness and longevity, Create and implement safety and health protocols Assess organizational health, suggest and facilitate implementation of improvements Train staff at all levels of the organization to be trauma informed and sustainable

20122013

Homeless Shelter Staff

Catholic Charities
Fort Collins, CO: Ensure the safety of guests, volunteers, staff and property at the shelter. Respond appropriately to guest needs and crisis situations.
20112012

Residential Counselor

Blue Gryphon Light House

Springfield, OR Maintain client files in compliance with Oregon Administrative Requirements Create and maintain therapeutic milieu of residents

20092011

DV Shelter Children's Counselor

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Boulder, CO  Conduct play therapy and psycho-educational groups with children and youth Provide family therapy and parenting support to women and transgender residents Manage and trainchildren's volunteers

20082009

Therapeutic Housemate

Windhorse Community Services, Inc

Boulder, CO Provide live-in support for female mental health client

Education

2009

M.A

Naropa University
2004

B.Sc

University of Minnesota