Treatment Foster Care Family Support worker and Supervised Visit Supervisor
April 2015 to Present
within Therapeutic Foster Care.- Full-Time.
I work with children ages 3-16; Enhancing their Psycho-Social-Emotional skills across all their environments; I am also a visit supervisor between the children and the bio families helping the reunification process.
In-Home/ community Support- Section – 28 Support Services- Part-Time
January 2015 to April 2015
I performed in home BHP services for children with Disabilities- Working on Psychosocial and Psycho-Emotional coping mechanisms, both in the home and community settings.- My Client withdrew from Services.
Teacher’s Assistant I(classroom) and HCT- In-home BHP
November 2013 to November 2014
I worked within both their Preschool environments where I was, Teacher’s Assistant, working in a Special Purpose Preschool with Children with Autism and other Intellectual Disabilities; I also worked within their in the Home Community Treatment Program or HCT; I work with Children with varying disabilities and how their behaviors and relationships with family members and peers both affect and affect the entire Family System.- reason for leaving- I moved and the commute was too long and I working too many hours between classroom and HCT and I wanted to find a Part-Time position within the same field.
Developmental Therapist and School based BHP- Pre K
November 2008 to November 2013
I worked in a child focused school environment; I helped assess and write treatment plans; I wrote weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload; I pursued ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills; I advocated for additional therapies for my clients when necessary and I communicated regularly with family members and significant others during the treatment process and I worked my way from a 1:1 aide to co lead- Reason for leaving- I needed a change in environment and my teaching philosophies changed.
Bachelor’s in UWW