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Work History

Aug 2015Present

Life Coach | Motivational Speaker

R-Motivation
  •  Individual life Coaching
  • Group workshops
  • Motivation speaking
  • Leadership training
  • Team building
  • Adolescent mentoring
  • Leadership index assessments
May 2015May 2016

Chief Operating Officer

Houston Health Care Services
  • Directed Internal operations to achieve budgeted results and other financial criteria
  • Participated in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based on organizational goals and objectives
  • Directed the development and installation of procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow.
  • Developed and established operating policies consistent with CEO's policies and objectives.
  • Ensured that the interests and welfare of employees as individuals are preserved and protected.
Jan 2009Present

Founder and President

Timoun Lakay Foundation
  • Founder and President Founded the Timoun lakay Foundation(TLF) in January of 2009 in order to assist the disadvantaged and vulnerable children of Haiti.
  • TLF supports local organizations serving disadvantaged children and families to improve the standard of living and their quality of life..
  • TLF works with local partners identify communities, organizations, schools, and hospitals with the most immediate need for assistance and resources.
  • TLF provides money, school supplies, clothing, food, toys and basic medical supplies the partners in Haiti.
  • It also works in the United States promoting awareness of the plight of the children of Haiti and supporting community activities among the Haitian diaspora.
  • Coordination of Foundation's yearly activities  including implementation of program development and service delivery.
Sep 2008July 2009

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Social Worker

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, FL
  •  Worked with the inter-diciplinary team to provide comprehensive treatment and services to patients and their families.
  • Case managed all follow up clinic needs.(medication ordering, hospital and rehab transfers in State and out of State, ect.)
  • Coordinated patients camp referrals and attendance.
  • Provided psycho-social assessments to children with a diagnosis of cancer and blood related' deceases.
  • Provided supportive counseling to patients and their families.
  • Referred patients and families to community agencies and resources:(make-a-wish foundation etc.)
  • Community Clinic liaison.
  • Managed daily operations of the Love Jen fund.
Oct 2004June 2008

Maternal Child | Pediatric | Adult Emergency Department-NICU Social Worker

New York Hospital Queens
  • Worked with a multi-cultural adult and Pediatric population presenting with a wide range of medical diagnoses, including long term and life threatening illnesses.
  • Worked in connection with the inter-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive treatment to patients and their families Worked closely with the case management team to facilitate the d/c planning process (i.e.: referrals to appropriate Skilled Nursing Facilities,  Acute Rehab, Long Term placement, Shelter placement and Drug and Alcohol Rehab placement.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessment for the population that was addicted to alcohol/drugs, homeless and the uninsured.
  • Provided supportive counseling and services to victims of child abuse, elder abuse, domestic violence, assault and rape.
  • Provided Social Work services to families with children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Created and conducted family support groups for NICU families.
  • Worked with the Pediatric Emergency Department team to address and service patients and families psychosocial needs.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessment to women in the Labor/Delivery and Maternity Department.
  • Serviced Women with psychosocial needs in the Outpatient Obstetric clinic i.e.; Teenage pregnancy, Behavioral Health issues and Planned Parenthood.

Education

19982000

Masters of Social Work-MSW

Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work
19921996

Bachelor of Arts-BA

Hunter College School of Social Work

Skills

  • Project Management
  • Budgeting & Finance
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Leadership
  • Risk Management &  Analysis

Certifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)