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Summary

I am looking for the opportunity to work with adolescents that have behavioral issues. I currently work with teenagers that come from broken homes and need to figure out what is important to them. I enjoy teaching them about life and what it has to offer.

Objective

To obtain a position in which highlights my skills and one that is conducive to learning.

Education

Aug 2009Present

Master's

Aug 2004May 2008

Bachelor of Science

The Pennsylvania State University

Relevant Classes: Case Management, Introduction to Vocational Rehabilitation, Infancy to Childhood Development, Sociology of Family, Sociology of Deviance, Testing and Assessment, Criminology, Fundamentals of Counseling, Abnormal Psychology, Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities, Developmental Psychology, Social Problems. 

Examples of Classroom Work

Organizations

Work experience

May 2007Present

Lifeguard

YMCA
May 2007Present

Relief Counselor

Centre County Youth Service Bureau

There are four group homes in Centre County.  Stormbreak Youth Program - adolescent girls ages 11-18 who are placed through CYS or Probation; Zerby Gap Familyworks - adolescent boys home ages 12-18 who are placed through CYS or Probation; Stepping Stone Transitional Living Program - transitional living home for youth ages 16-21 who have no where else to go and need to learn life skills; and finally Burrowes Street Youth Haven - runaway shelter for youth ages 12-18, voluntary and youth can stay for up to 15 days. 

Aug 2008Present

Community Liaison

Auberle
Jun 2007Jul 2008

Residential Counselor

Stormbreak Youth Program
Jan 2008May 2008

Reunification Counselor (intern)

Youth and Family Services

Certifications

Safe Crisis Management

Centre County Youth Service Bureau