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To continue to develop professionally as a Service Coordinator by using my strength-based philosophy, excellent solution-oriented interviewing and counseling skills and current experience working with families and children to develop a positive outlook and outcomes for every child needing specialized services.


Dec 2007Jul 2008

Post-Graduate Work

University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Equivalent of three graduate level classes in Family-Centered Practices, Interdisciplinary Services, and Interagency Collaboration. Preparation to provide special instruction through research and experiential training in early intervention philosophy and practice, recording child behavior and family systems.

Jun 2004Mar 2006


Wright State University School of Graduate Studies

Member of Chi Sigma Iota

Graduated with honors

Jun 2002Dec 2003


Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Sep 2000Jun 2002

Transferred credits to bachelor's degree program

Spectrum Award for excellence in writing in May 2002

Work experience

May 2004Present

Help Me Grow Service Coordinator/Parent Educator

Council on Rural Services
  • Service Coordinator Credential through Ohio Department of Health-July 2005
  • Parent Educator Credential through Parents as Teachers Born to Learn Institute-October 2006
  • Administrative/Clinical Supervisor-August 2009

Responsibilities include by not limited to working with families prenatally and their children birth to three who are at-risk or are presenting with developmental delays or have been diagnosed with disabilities in various activities. These activities include developmental screenings, parenting activities and information, acting as mentor and advocate to support families and protect their rights, connecting families to services county-wide, and case management. Families are supported through a consultative and coaching philosophy by a strengths-based professional incorporating current research and evidence-based practices, knowledge of child development, knowledge of social constructs, knowledge and interest in medical, developmental, and mental health disabilities, and experience applying solution-oriented counseling techniques to each unique family and to their natural environment.

Sep 2005Mar 2006

Graduate School Internship

Greene County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Worked with clients of all ages with behavioral issues due to a variety of disabilities. Responsibilities included research, writing behavior plans, reviewing plans with clients, and providing counseling services.

Mar 2005Jun 2005

Graduate School Practicum

Head Injury Re-Entry Program

Worked with adult clients diagnosed with acquired brain injuries, traumatic brain injuries, or developmental disabilities. Responsibilities included observing and assisting clients in simulated work environment, monitoring and charting client progress, administering, scoring, and interpreting psychometric testing,  attending client meetings, researching disabilities and meeting with staff.

Feb 2004May 2004

Social Services

Liberty Retirement Community
Jul 1998Dec 2003

Manager/ Bookkeeper

JWB Subway of Riverside
Mar 1997Sep 2000

Lead Server/ Training Coordinator

TGI Fridays
May 1995Feb 1997

Office Manager

International Diamond Exchange Jewelers
Nov 1994May 1995

Clerical Support

Elder Beerman Corporate Offices
Feb 1989Nov 1994

General Manager

Rally's Restaurants


Computer Proficiency
Computer Skills Include: Windows, Microsoft Money, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft office including:  Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Publisher


Beth Brennaman

Dawn Snyder