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Gary Alsup

Foster Care Inspector/Risk Assessor at Baltimore City Health Department-Healthy Homes

Baltimore, MD

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Work Experience

Foster Care Inspector/Risk Assessor

Baltimore City Health Department-Healthy Homes
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Baltimore, MD
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October 2008 to Present

• Conduct initial inspections and re-inspections of residential homes for safety and lead hazards 
• Implement and complete dust samples of homes for lead levels 
• Initiate referrals for Lead Abatement, Weatherization and Integrated Pest Management 
• Maryland Department of Environment certified Lead Inspection Technician 
• Complete and submit environmental health surveys of interior and exterior of homes 
• Provide resources list for clients to assist in resolving housing issues. 
• Ensure residential homes are in compliance with city and state building codes

Therapeutic Behavior Specialist

Maxim Healthcare
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Baltimore, MD
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October 2007 to Present

• Implementing a behavior plan for the child 
• Providing one-on-one support for the child in the home 
• Demonstrate positive behavior interventions for parents and children 
• Providing training for parents and guardians for program compliance 
• Writing daily clinical notes while following the progress of the child to give feedback to Clinician.

Career Development Facilitator

Mayor's Office Workforce Reception Center
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Baltimore, MD
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July 2006 to September 2008

• Conducted orientation for returning/new customers referred from Baltimore City Department of Social Services 
• Developed & delivered workshops on job readiness to ensure employability 
• Created and maintained customer database 
• Generated weekly/monthly reports 
• Analyzed data to ensure appropriate customer activities were maintained 
• Referred customers to community resources throughout City of Baltimore

Admissions Coordinator

South Baltimore Career Center
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Baltimore, MD
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January 2005 to June 2006

• Recruited and maintained enrollment levels for the youth community program 
• Conducted intake interviews/orientations with youth and parents/guardians and/or agency representatives 
• Assisted and monitored enrolled participants with classes in life skills 
• Assisted and monitored program participants with behavior skills within the classroom and within their immediate community 
• Maintained complete, timely, and accurate documentation

Vocational Employment Counselor

Mosaic Community Services
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Baltimore, MD
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January 2004 to January 2005

• Managed caseload of clients and completed required documentation 
• Completed vocational assessments 
• Interviewed and delivered job readiness skills training for clients with psychiatric disabilities 
• Provided job coaching and transported clients to off-site community seminars

Lead Family Service Coordinator

Successful Resolutions
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Baltimore, MD
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October 2002 to January 2004

• Managed a team of Family Service Coordinators 
• Provided intensive community based and in-home service to children and their families 
• Interacted with clinicians, social workers and medical doctors to support, develop, and enhance families with mentally challenged children

Kennedy Krieger Institute-Edison School
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Baltimore, MD
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October 2000 to October 2002

• Delivered program instruction outlined by the teacher's lesson plan 
• Maintained a safe environment for students and staff 
• Prepared materials for student's instruction time 
• Daily behavior monitoring 
• Documented students' progress 
• Used appropriate crisis intervention techniques 
• Promoted community involvement through extra curricular activities

Education

Diploma in Liberal Arts

Baltimore City Community College -
Baltimore, MD

1999

Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School -
Baltimore, MD

1997

Bachelor of Arts in Human Services

Douglass College -
Baltimore, MD

Additional Information

An effective facilitator, counselor, and coordinator with over ten years of experience leading teams, teaching youth and adults, training staff, developing workshops, and consistently delivering organizational improvements and strategies. Proficient in Microsoft(TM) applications as well as internet capabilities. In addition, great attention to detail, thinking outside of the normal way and the ability to achieve and exceed company goals.