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I specialize in working with the complex psychological issues of underserved populations. My passion for sustainability, equality, community enrichment, and justice, combined with my comprehension of multiple languages and cultures, I am ideal in the realm of mental health and international development training with an emphasis on the fundamental healing of refugee, war-zone and disaster survivors.

Work experience

Aug 2015Present

Portfolio Manager

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Work with maintenance and occupancy staff to assure that vacant units are ready to rent and that vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
  • Oversight of all resident move-ins and move-outs.
  • Accurate collection of rent and resident charges. Ensure all regulatory audits are prepared for and responded to in a timely manner.
  • Work with on-site staff and case managers to ensure successful resident experience with Cascadia Housing.
  • Coordinate with on-site staff to insure that residents meet lease requirements. Issue lease enforcement notices, communication with program staff when possible and pursue eviction actions as necessary.
  • Collaborate with facilities staff for property inspections to ensure that properties are well maintained.
  • Collaborate with other property management staff on the development, review and reporting of: annual operating budgets for each property, capital needs budgets, preventative maintenance plans, replacement reserve analysis, emergency response plans and the implementation of capital improvement projects.
  • Complete annual employee training requirements and licensing requirements for the facility as well as agency requirements. Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements.
Feb 2015Aug 2015

Office Coordinator

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Order and track supplies for 50­ unit residential facility
  • Create and deliver summaries of clinical and various program meetings
  • Organize and coordinate all office operations
  • Create and maintain doctor, nurse and staff calendars
  • Administer notices to tenants for housing or program violations
  • Coordinate maintenance operations including fire department and unit turnover 
  • Compile reports of services utilized by clients
  • Assist emergency personnel and follow protocol
  • Embody team atmosphere
Jan 2015Aug 2015

Respite Residential Counselor

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Member of interdisciplinary team specializing in Trauma Informed Care
  • Act as primary treatment coordinator
  • Pass routine and PRN medications
  • Coordinate doctor, nurse and outside specialists' schedules with clients
  • Clinical documentation using electronic health record system
  • Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements
  • Ongoing training 
  • Mental health counseling and life coaching
  • Intake/Discharge client paperwork
  • Hold interviews, facility tours and maintain confidential records
Mar 2008Sep 2008

Educational Consultant

Khon Kaen Education Initiative
  • Direct classroom teaching for grades K-12
  • Shadow teaching
  • Taught Thai English teachers curriculum development
  • Worked directly with Mayor, Vice Mayor, Municipal Administrators and NGO
  • Visited, studied and assessed alternative schools K-8 as part of curriculum development for new school
  • Taught English camps for Thai EnglishTeachers & Administrators
  • Kept excellent daily records
  • Worked both independently and as part of a team
  • Very demanding atmosphere


Mar 2009Aug 2013

International Development Specializing in Latin America

Portland State University

Foreign Languages
International Development
Technical Writing
Spirituality in Latin America
Linguistic Human Rights
Latin American History
International Law


Jan 2015Present

CPR/First Aid

May 2006Jul 2006

TEFL Certificate

TEFL-Prague Worldwide