Behavioral Health Specialist
January 2012 to May 2012
Assisted youths with their school work and behavioral out burst / refusal to complete school work in classroom. This was a classroom environment, being an in school suspension classroom for the whole day. I would have control of classroom plus if youths did not complete or became a problem in classroom I would call their parents and inform them of behavioral issues. They would also have community service to complete for several hours. plus outside activities also were completed. Over all it was just as regular classroom only different they would be in one classroom and I would be their Instructor for the days they were in ISS classroom.
July 2004 to November 2011
Transport passenger by bus on routes around the city of Tucson. I was in stop and go traffic. We Transporting passengers to their destination around the city routes, Then back to their homes or other destination on city routes.
Youth Correctional Officer
September 2003 to July 2004
We were responsible for youth's health and welfare and security in a secure environment of youth's incarcerated placement. Youths were supervised twenty four hours a day seven days week, activities along with dorm just before lockdowns. All youths are lockdown in rooms at different times during bed times. Do to all youths being in deferent levels.
Teacher's Assistant (520)
August 2002 to May 2003
Teacher's Assistant (520)225-1500
Assisted students with school work, along with supervising children during lunch time and breaks. Even during time outs and going to lunch and after school programs.
Residential Advisor (520)
October 2000 to July 2002
Residential Advisor (520)298-5389
Assist Youths with school work, along with everyday living skills, during crises situations along with transporting them on outings also jobs and Doctors appointments.
Mr. Roger Young Sr. Res. Advisor (520)
December 1999 to April 2002
Behavioral Health Tech: I supervised youths in a hospital setting, along with holding some groups in making better choices in life.
We assisted them in anger management, crises intervention, living skills, one on one intervention.
It was children, youths, and adults, in different living areas along with different rules for each area.
We were supervised by a RN on duty, we would receive a briefing before our shift along with orders.
They held treatment team meetings over patients,
I have done for that shift.
We also charted in patients files on how shift went.
We also took patient to hospital for observation,
Suntran-4220-South Park Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85714-3396
Fred G. Acosta Job Corps: 901-S. Campbell Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85719-6596
Sonora Behavioral Hospital: 6050- N. Corona Road Suit # 3 Tucson, Arizona
Cope Behavior Services: 85 W. Franklin Tucson, Arizona 85701
Desert Hills: Went out of business
ADJC: 14500 N. Oracle Tucson, AZ. 85739-9357
Addresses of my Education are as follows: Douglas High School 1500 E. 15th Street Douglas, AZ. 85607
Cochise College: West Hwy 80- Douglas, AZ. 85607
Chaparral College: 4586 - East Speedway Blvd Tucson, AZ. 85712
Brown Mackie College: 4586 - East Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ. 85712 Chaparral College was sold to Brown Mackie College!.
I also have work shops from Desert Hills,
Cope Behavioral Services, Sonora Behavior
Hospital, Along with La Frontera work shops also.
The following are my References from my past Employers: Mr. Henry Sipp Program Coordinator (520) 469-8700
Mr. Chuck Gorst LPN (520)744-3377
Mr. George Walls TUSD School Safety Off. (520)584-1616
Mr. Joe Meringola Chief Safety Steward (520)954-8886
Mr. Bob Patterson Unit Manager (520)327-6866
Mr. Frank Maish Director of Career Services (520)327-6866
Mr. David Freckman Director of Criminal Justice (520)327-6866
Ms. Dyna Michel C.M.S.W. (520)741-0757, (520)579-9531
Mr. Robert Sterner Teacher Desert View High (520)545-5100
Mr. Harry Holt BHT- St Mary's Hospital (520)872-3000
Ms. Christina Martini TUSD Teacher (520)225-6000
Mr. Rana Program Supervisor (520)574-0971
Mr. Roger Young Sr. Res. Advisor (520)298-5389
These are just a few of my references if more are needed please let me know.
My email Address is firstname.lastname@example.org- and I will email more references if needed.
February 1998 to November 2000
Assisted Clients with living skills, anger groups, monitor medication intake by clients, weekly evaluations and clinical evaluations along with crises intervention. Behavioral management and transport clients to Doctors appointments. Desert Hills: 03/1996-05/1999
Psych Tech.: Behavior management, crises intervention, charting and vitals of youths. Groups, transportation of youths and children on outings or appointments. Staffing clinical, treatment team meetings and training new Staff, also being a Teachers Aide.
February 1996 to February 1996
Supervising Clients on Doctors appointments and outings, ADO, ADL, Groups charting and conflict mediation .Monitor self administration of medication, PHF - Crises Hospital for Pt's. Supervise Clts in hospital setting, also in residential setting assisted them with making better choices for them to be able to live out in social environment. Hold groups of substances abuse and alcohol abuse, chart all positive or negative.
I also worked for Desert Hills, and La Frontera, along with Vision Quest program. I have had many workshops and seminars. All this was before I recieved my AAS and BS in Criminal Justice.