Morgan Meyer

  • Olympia WA

Residential Rehabilitation counselor

Summary

Well educated and highly motivated individual with a drive for excellence. With a sincere passion for helping people, combined with experience and education, I believe there is a great potential to make an impact in the Social Service field. A hard worker and fast learner with commitment to first-rate client care.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Residential Rehabilitatoin Counselor

Department of social and health Services
Steilacoom, WA Residential Rehabilitatoin Counselor Encourage residents to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

Recovery Support Advocate

Hillcrest Family Services
Recovery Support Advocate Use assessments to identify each individual's risk factors, and create a care plan to address those risks. Assist individuals in finding employment, out-patient services, housing, and utilizing community resources. Develop meaningful relationships with persons in recovery, while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves and/or their relationships.
Jun 2011 - Mar 2014

Technician

Century Link
Platteville, WI. Technician Complete quality control activities, monitor equipment operation, and report malfunctioning equipment to supervisor. Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools. Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation. Inspect equipment on a regular basis in order to ensure proper functioning. Repair or replace faulty equipment such as defective and damaged telephones, wires, switching system components, and associated equipment. Perform database verifications, using computers. Enter codes needed to correct electronic switching system programming.
Jun 2010 - Sep 2011

Front End Associate

Menards
Platteville, WI. Front End Associate Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs. Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers. Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise. Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items. Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits. Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations. Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns. Greet customers and discuss the type, quality and quantity of merchandise sought for rental. Answer telephones to provide information and receive orders. Explain rental fees, policies and procedures. Keep records of transactions, and of the number of customers entering an establishment.
Jun 2007 - Jun 2010

Merchandising Associate

Sears
Dubuque, IA Merchandising Associate Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints. Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise. Help customers try on or fit merchandise. Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items. Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits. Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental. Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns. Bag or package purchases, and wrap gifts. Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales.ยท Plan commercial displays to entice and appeal to customers. Change or rotate window displays, interior display areas, or signage to reflect changes in inventory or promotion. Develop ideas or plans for merchandise displays or window decorations. SKILLS Customer and Personal Service Monitoring Computer Skills Time Management Critical Thinking Learning Strategies Complex Problem Solving Psychology Persuasion Social Perceptiveness Education and Training Writing Foreign Language

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - May 2014

Bachelor of Arts

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Criminal Justice

Skills

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Monitoring
  • Computer Skills
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Psychology
  • Persuasion
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Education and Training
  • Writing
  • Foreign Language
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Negotiation
  • Former volunteer for the United WayFormer board member of the Dubuque Area Substance Abuse Coalition- Illicit Drug Committee