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Work experience

Dec 2011Present

Intern Social Work Student (Masters level)

Nelson Elementart
  • Facilitate social skills groups with students grades first through fifith.
  • Provide the students with classroom guidance once a month.
  • Implemented anger management and relaxation techniques for the students.
  • Provided a weekly food bag for the students to take home.
  • Gathered resources and information for students/ families with specific needs.
Aug 2011Dec 2011

Intern Social Work Student

Goddard Day School
  • Worked with at-risk school aged students in a therapy based setting.
  • Provided students with a safe comfortable inviting environment in which we could work on coping mechanisms.
  • Implemented anger management techniques.
  • Crisis interventions were implemented as needed.
  • Facilitated group sessions working on social skills with the students.
Aug 2010May 2011

Intern Social Work Student

Comcare Center City
  • Utilized resources from other agencies to provided support for consumers based on strengths based assessments.
  • Weekly logs of home visits to the city and county and provided essential data.
  • Facilitated possible inclusion in the Homeless Prevention Rapid Re-housing Program.
  • Provided information and assistance in applying for disability.
  • Maintained communication with landlords, city, county and the American Red Cross.
Sep 2002Mar 2011

Para Educator/ Latchkey Para

USD 259/ Allen Elementary
  • Assist the teacher in the education of students including but not limited to; management of student behavior, record keeping, instructional assistance,and safety.
  • Assist the teacher through maintaining a controlled and safe environment for students and staff.
  • Evaluate students’ needs and provide interventions to redirect behavior; assess crisis situations and intervention techniques per district policy. 
  • Adapt materials and equipment to meet specific needs of students.
  • Ensure personal and student safety concerning Blood Borne Pathogens.

Education

Jun 2011Present

Master of Social Work

Wichita State University

Anticipated completion of Master's Degree in Social Work; May 2012

Aug 2008May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Wichita State University

GPA 3.8

Skills

Computer Skills
Microsoft Word Microsoft Office PowerPoint Excel Word Perfect

References

Tamara Hurley

Shelly Haupt

Molly Nespor

Kathern Wilson

Andrew Mills

Portfolio

Objective

Seeking a challenging career opportunity in an educational environment utilizing my knowledge, experiences, and skills in the area of human services/social work to enhance the value of the organization.

Interest

I enjoy working in the community and building relationships with different agencies in the Wichita area.

I have a passion for children; I have always enjoyed working with school aged children in a school based setting.

I am passionate about working with the homeless people in the community, because there is a dire need for assistance for the homeless in Wichita there are many opportunities that I enjoy taking part in.