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Work experience

Residential Support Worker ( Full-time)

Jan 2015Present
  • Primary case management for  adults with an ASD or other intellectual disability
  • Funding application & accounting
  • Support with activities of daily living
  • Behavioral management
  • Pharmacology and Safe Management training.

Direct Care Worker I ( part-time)

Dec 2014Jan 2015
  • Offered ongoing support to Members
  • Organized and implemented outings and recreational activities
  • Medication and Safe Management training 

Direct Support Worker- Day Program

Cosmopolitan Industries
Sep 2013Sep 2014
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Provided behavioral support for participants
  • Encouraged work appropriate behavior and fostered independence
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Implemented intervention techniques to develop and monitor behavioral programs.
  • Developed and offered appropriate supported during vocational activities

Group Home Worker/Residential Counsellor

L'arche Saskatoon
Oct 2010Sep 2014
  • Training on food safety, first aid and Individual Support P
  • Supported and supervised several residents with intellectual disabilities
  • Acted as an effective liaison between residents and families, psychiatrists, doctors, psychologists, social workers.
  • Taught residents anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse
  • Monitored day program participants needs and goals
  • Created a schedule to include several volunteer and artistic opportunities for participants


Direct Support Worker Courses

Jan 2013Jan 2014

 Quality of Life Enhancements                      Disability and Sexuality

Bachelors of Arts in Integrated Social & Cognitive Psychology

Jacobs International University
  • Strong emphasis on social behavior, communication skills and cognitive psychology


Computer Skills

Social media,  Microsoft office, Photoshop, Software installations,Computer maintenance


Fluent in Portuguese


Applied Behaviour Analysis


Safe Management


Food Handler


Level 2- Positive Behavior Support

Community Living Saskatoon

CPR/AED, First Aid

Red Cross