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2015present

Professional Organizer

S & S Organizing, LLC 
  • Owner of S & S Organizing, an all-inclusive home organizing service serving Orange and Seminole counties.
  • Provides one-on-one coaching, presentations and workshops on time-management, habits, routines and organizing strategies.
  • Participates in collaborative coaching meetings over Zoom. 
  • Fosters relationships with service providers to establish a network for referrals.  
  • Utilizes WordPress to build and maintain mobile responsive website sandsorganizing.com. 

  • Maintains and develops marketing plans utilizing a variety of social media platforms.

  • Conducts in-home assessments with projects averaging $1700
  • Project manages including - coordinates sessions, shopping,  service provide appointments, space planning for multiple clients at a time. 
  • Manages business accounting.
20162016

Graduate Employment Specialist

Concorde Career Institute 

• Meet or exceed placement accreditation benchmarks as assigned.

• Build and maintain relationships with students, graduates/alumni so as to ensure continuity of contact, understanding of skills/needs and effective job matching.

• Timely and accurate maintenance of documentation in CampsuVue and Graduate Employment files.

• Deliver/facilitate impactful professional development workshops (i.e., dress for success, mock interviews, resume writing, etc.)

• Build/maintain relationships with employers to ensure continuity of relationship and successful Concorde graduate placement.

Manage process of student interviews ensuring timely and professional follow up and coordination.

• Assist in planning and participate in campus activities such as graduation ceremonies, job fairs, PAC meetings, etc.

20152015

Adjunct Psychology Professor

Le Cordon Bleu
  • Ensured course and program learning outcomes were delivered as defined by the syllabus.
  • Identified and referred at-risk students to academic support services.
  • Maintained and assessed student records, reaching out to students at-risk of failing. 
  • Provided interactive and relevant assignments that demonstrated learning outcomes.
  • Encouraged student participation and learning while maintaining mutual value and respect to each student.
  • Completed assignments and final grades in a timely  manner.
20112014

Associate Course Director

Full Sail University
  • Taught, designed and implemented course curriculum for Psychology Department, online and campus.
  • Maintained regular contact with students utilizing a variety of media platform to ensure retention, in compliance with FERPA and ADA.
  • Utilized internal learning management system to assess learning outcomes.
  • Taught online lectures using online platforms such as Go-To Meeting and Wimba.
  • Facilitated and developed innovative and interactive faculty trainings and student workshops.
  • Collaborated and co-authored psychology textbook with colleagues
    20082011

    Student Success Counselor

    Everest University
    • Assessed students personal strengths, needs, life skill development and connected student to school, community resources designed to build and develop skills to increase academic success.
    • Coordinated and advised at-risk students, provided one-on-one  self-reflective, academic and adult-centered life skills to resolve risk factors to academic success. 
    • Ensured 90-100% were advised each semester.
    • Created a streamlined process for managing an advising caseload of over 400 students each semester.
    • Developed visual aid to communicate college policy to increase student understanding.
    • Identified university and external services to assist in the retention of students. 
    • Maintained and audited academic records to ensure positive student outcomes.
    • Audited student files for compliance passing  accreditation standards.
    • Maintained statistical data and analyzed to track student progress and quarterly academic reports to Director of Student Services.
    • Planned, coordinated and maintained budget for student events. 
    20082007

    FFT Therapist

    Community Solutions Inc. 
    • Provided in-home Functional Family Therapy (FFT) to moderate-to-high risk juveniles on probation,  in collaboration with the Department of Juvenile Justice, and their families.
    • Participate in weekly trainings and supervision for continued quality assurance in FFT.
    • Maintain clinical files, intake paperwork and complete necessary documentation through online clinical database.
    20072007

    Therapist/Intern

    The Grove Counseling Center
    • Facilitated individual, group, supportive and family counseling for high risk adolescent boys ages 14-18 involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice.
    • Facilitated treatment team meetings, coordinated transitional and exit staffing.
    • Maintained clinical files from intake to discharge.
    • Collaborated with Seminole county public schools and the Department of Juvenile justice to create and implement plans geared towards reducing recidivism.

    Education

    20042007

    Master of Arts in Counselor Education

    University of Central Florida

    Specialization in Mental Health Counseling 

    Completed coursework in School Counseling

    20022004

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

    University of Central Florida
    20002002

    Associate of Arts 

    Brevard Community College