Krista James

Asst. Behavioural Intevention Specialist

Qualifications

Strong commitment to providing services to and educating individuals with intellectual and mental health concerns.   

  • Optimum verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems
  • Efficient time management 
  • Excellent leadership skills and training
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Problem, complication, and risk management
  • Customer service and relations
  • MS Office proficient

    Work History

    Work History
    2015 - Present

    Assistant Behavioural Intevention Specialist

    • Assist in the development and implementation of treatment and behavioural goals for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the group home setting.
    • Provide individual assessments
    • Work closely with the Behaviour Intervention Specialist
    • Teach and assist with life skills
    • Provide group and individual counseling
    • Staff training
    2013 - 2015

    Direct Service Professional

    YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE
    • Provide direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals with developmental and learning disabilities. 
    • Teach and assist individuals with activities of daily living, community integration, and advocacy.
    • Coordinate and assist in recreational and leisure activities
    • Record daily qualitative and quantitative reports for Personal Outcome Measures and other assessments.
    • Fiscal management
    2009 - 2011

    Supervisor

    USG EVENTS STAFF MANAGEMENT
    • Regulated teams of 4-15 workers
    • Provided a safe, orderly environment for patrons
    • Identified, investigated, and resolved disturbances and security violations
    • Coordinated with licensed security and law enforcement officials
    • Actively communicated with event planners and coordinators
    • Managed and recorded detailed electronic logs of each event
    • Planned security details for special and high-risk events.
    • Staff training
    2008 - 2010

    Office Assistant

    USG EVENTS STAFF MANAGEMENT
    • Greeted visitors and clients, providing them with any necessary information
    • Greeted callers and handled their inquiries
    • Liaison between director, staff, clients, and other department personnel
    • Organized personal and work-related appointments, emails and meetings
    • Developed and maintained filing & storage systems; contacts and accounts databases
    • Ordered supplies and monitored inventory
    • Assisted in the coordination of special events and activities
    2008 - 2009

    Security Personnel

    USG EVENTS STAFF MANAGEMENT
    • Worked in teams to create a safe, orderly environment for patrons
    • Security setup and breakdown
    • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of patrons
    • Assisted in management of disturbances and violations

    Education

    Education
    2007 - 2013

    Bachelor of Science

    STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

    Concentration-Disability Studies