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Sep 2009Aug 2012

Master of Science

Walden University

GPA:  3.93

Accredited by the Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Licensed Professional Counselor Eligible

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Psychiatric Technician

Transitional Living Services | Crisis Resource Center

  • Client focused services with a trauma-informed approach:
    • Case management
    • Clinical documentation
    • Clinical staff consultation
    • Treatment plan development
    • Advocacy with appropriate agencies
    • Ensured a safe, therapeutic environment through safety protocols
    • Intervened to prevent harmful behavior and de-escalate clients
    • Monitored, reviewed physical and emotional stability and reported to appropriate staff any changes in behavior and functioning
    • Developed and enhanced cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies significant to the continuum of care
    • Processed admission and discharge paperwork
    • Coordinated services with medical support, outpatient, emergency rooms, law enforcement, pharmacy, housing and other necessary agencies
    • Monitored medication administration and compliance as directed by physician
    • Adhered to established policies and procedures and CBRF regulations HFS 83 rules
Nov 2010Present

Sexual Assault Advocate Volunteer

Sexual Assault Services | Lutheran Social Services
  • Responded to hospital when survivors of assault present for examination
  • Accompanied survivors through the sexual assault examination
  • Provided appropriate support information, and resources to sexual assault survivors, friends and family
Aug 2010Present

Project Assistant

Kenosha Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families
  • Assisted the Collaborative in designing a three-prong community action plan to begin work on eliminating the disparity between black and white infant mortality and promote healthier birth outcomes throughout a woman's life course in Kenosha County.
Sep 2011May 2012

In-Home Therapist Intern

Professional Services Group, Inc.

  • Interviewed and evaluated families to complete intake process
  • Assessed therapeutic needs of clients and completed formal assessments
  • Formulated, implemented, evaluated and reviewed client treatment plans
  • Counseled clients in accordance with treatment plans
  • Exercised judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in emergency and crisis situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in addressing family system, mental health, parenting, and alcohol/drug issues through individual, family and group counseling
  • Created, organized and implemented group counseling curriculum focused on women’s issues and domestic violence
  • Attended client court proceedings and provided updates on treatment progress
  • Provided thorough and accurate updates on clients and made appropriate recommendations in regular and special staffings
  • Coordinated services and maintained communication with all service provides involved with clients
  • Maintained accurate case notes documenting client progress
Mar 2008Apr 2010

Administrative Assistant

Gateway Technical College

  • Assisted the Vice President of Community and Government Relations in day-to-day tasks as well as ensuring the College had a significant presence in the community.
Jul 2006Mar 2008

Executive Assistant

Manpower, Inc.
  • Assisted the Chief Legal Officer in day-to-day tasks in addition to performing corporate and other functions in the legal department via calendar management, email management, telephone management, corporate and paralegal duties, budget management, intranet management, legal department functions.
Jun 2001Jul 2006

Administrative Assistant III

Northwestern Mutual

  • Provided administrative support for the Director of New Business, Director of Organizational Systems, four Assistant Directors, two regional managers and forty underwriters
Mar 2000Jun 2001


Paws on the Go

  • In-home pet sitting


Liz Martin

Barb Johnson

Kristine Schuth

Jim Hilbrand

Pamela Smith

William Hanna

Projects & Papers

Professional Development

  • A Biologically Respectful Approach to Clinical Work with Families Workshop2012 
  • Community Based Residential Facility Training2011 
  • Poverty Awareness for Community Engagement Workshop2011 
  • Darkness to Light:  Stewards of Children Workshop2011
  • Crisis Intervention Partner Training2010
  • American Counseling Association2010 - Present 
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association2010 - Present

Skills Summary

Counseling experience with an emphasis on children and strengthening the family unitDemonstrated effective counseling skills in:

  • Individual counseling
  • Person-Centered
  • Group facilitation
  • Play/Art Therapy
  • Strength-based
  • Cognitive-Behavioral
  • Multicultural competence
  • Case note documentation
  • Legal and ethical guidelines
  • Mandated reporting

Professional Profile

Highly motivated, compassionate and dedicated professional with experience in individual and group counseling, psychosocial education, crisis and case management.  Demonstrated solid foundation in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders and crisis situations in an intensive in-home setting.  Strong emphasis on professional ethics and values and complies with federal/state regulations.  Desires position offering supervised experience for licensure and continued opportunity for professional development in counseling expertise.