Brenda Burkhalter

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Present

Pyschosocial Attendant Caretaker

Urban League of Kansas

Facilitating an after school educational training awareness program with elementary/middle school children enhancing their coping, emotional and social interaction skills.

Treatment plans are developed and enacted daily for improvement of their social behaviors.

Children attending psychosocial activities are gaining creative interaction learning skills daily.

Jun 1989 - May 2011

Supplier Diversity Specialist

Spirit AeroSystems Inc
  • Negotiated diverse enterprises opportunity to do business with the company's large/foreign supply base
  • Leadership implementation of intenal/external visibility of the company's Diversity program
  • Accurately receive, prepare & distribute substantive contractual reporting data
  • Negotiated concession strategies for diverse suppliers to obtain bid packatge opportunities

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Present

Master in Social Work

Wichita State University

Presently in the foundation studies in the Master of Social Work Program. Will become a full-time student in 2012 with preparations to graduate in 2013. GPA 4.0

Aug 2000 - May 2003

Bachelor of Science: Business Management

Friends University

Excellerated Program GPA 3.43.

Wichita State University present GPA remains 4.0

Graduation is May 2013

Skills

Skills

Toastmasters Communicational Enhancement

Optimizing training developmed in public speaking through utilizing weekly enhancement levels with Toastmasters

Summary

I am supportive in interventions aimed at restoring, maintaining and enhancing the individual's functioning capabilities. As a practitioner, I will act as an educator helping the client to understand and apply the basic tenets specifically aimed in developing skills to address life's dilemmas.

Objective

To embrace a solid understanding and have a diverse range of ethical princples with primary obligation to clients and their well-being.

Interests

Interest in becoming bilingual.

Have enrolled in several beginners level Spanish Classes.

Custom

N/A

Secret