Compassionate professional with a strong background in education, counseling techniques, and behavior management. Zeal for educating students with skills to assist with their academic endeavors. Taught life and social skills to students, increasing self-esteem and cultivating successful interactions with society.
SGA Youth and Family Services, SEL Counselor
2015 - 2016
Worked with male juvenile delinquents (ages 16-22) to help prevent recidivism. Clients were taught social skills with cognitive therapy techniques in individual and group sessions. Civic learning lessons were also taught to encourage clients to help others. Clients received assistance to obtain jobs and high school diploma or GED.
Chicago Heights School District, Temporary Counselor
2014 - 2015
Enabled students with information to graduate and choose a career or college. Provided individual counseling when students were discouraged or struggling with the curriculum. Conducted group counseling sessions on a variety of topics such as bullying, anger management, and career readiness.
Instructional Connections, Academic Coach
2013 - 2015
Trained to conduct lessons on Blackboard, Desire 2 Learn, and Canvas LMS. Assist the instructor leading the online classroom discussions. Supported students to help them facilitate their learning process. Graded assignments and provided qualitative and quantitative feedback.
Walden University, Academic and Instructor Support
2014 - 2014
Led classroom discussions in the Diagnosis and Assessment classroom. Graded assignments and provided tools to assist master level students to improve the quality of their work. Collaborated with instructor to create lessons for the class. Assisted students that need more one –on-one assistance. Helped students to diagnose various disorders utilizing the DSM-5 and case studies.
DePaul University, Supervision Intern
2014 - 2014
Supervised master’s level counseling students during their practicum. Observed students’ counseling sessions and provided feedback to optimize growth. Utilized solution-focused theory to demonstrate how to conduct counseling sessions. Implemented the peer-support model to help students recognize their