To gain employment in customer's service as Peer Support Specialist in an organization in mental health environment. Sharing my life experience for 33 years and in whole health resiliency level, enhanced by various training seminars in the field of peer support to help people suffering from emotional difficulties on the other hand of diagnosis. As an agent of change supports in transformation of beliefs to one to commit to change that I can and they can. Empowering peer to solve problem on own and advocacy.
Security Guard Officer
December 2012 to Present
Customer's service in crime deterrence
Secure properties by observation, conflict resolution,and report untoward incident / s
Patrol, observation, monitor surveillance camera, foot patrol, check perimeter, secure client properties as well as to protect lives.
Peer Support Specialist
July 2012 to November 2014
Worked in customer's service as part time as Peer Support Specialist by supervising groups in Mental Health Recovery, Relapse Prevention, Schizo-affective Mental Illness Management Dual Diagnosis and assigned by clinical manager.
Recovery Coach Volunteer
November 2011 to July 2012
Customer's service as telecommute Coaching in different places such as in the Mental Hospital of Boarding Home doing Dual Recovery Anonymous, Al-on-non, Spirituality, Peer Hurdle, Men's Issues, Back on Track groups and other works assigned by the Volunteer Coordinator. Allso intake and update new members and advocacy.
Teacher to Family to Family Education Program, Peer to Peer Mentor Volunteer
March 2011 to July 2012
Volunteered in customer's service as teacher for a 22- hour seminar of Family-to-Family Education program for families that have relatives with mental illness. A non-diagnostic approach but rather an emotional support for mentally ill relatives that they may realize the underlying difficulties and can help relative's recovery in different target population.
May 2010 to November 2011
Adult out-patient clinic
Ms. Jennifer Wadsworth MA LPC Dallas, Texas 75211
Clinical Manager 214-330-0036
From: 05/07/2010 to 11/30/2011
Reason for leaving: Federal budget cut and Peer counselor office was terminated.
Customer's service as Peer Counselor in a mental health environment including dual diagnosis, and mixed substance abuse. By method of prompting, role play, modeling, rehearsal, reinforce, assessment, advocacy, and referral. Escalate problems to the Clinical Manager for solution for other cases beyond my cope of service. Collaborate with the groups. individual, employees for solution and timely charting and billing at the end of daily activities.
Roaming Nursing Assistant
June 2010 to December 2010
From: 06/2010 to 11/11/2010
Reason for leaving: Client changed schedule to morning service.
Customer' service as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by checking for body or bruises, scar or burns of the patient skin. Check vital signs, interviewing relatives for any changes of client's health. Log-in any change that needs attention of the healthcare professional. Keep accurate records of daily visit and report to the coordinator.
Community Living Specialist
February 2001 to November 2001
Dallas, Texas 75211 Dallas, Texas 75228
N. Westmoreland Clinic 214-331-0107
Ms.Natashia Simmons 02 /04/2001 to 11/16/2001
Reason for leaving: Was ill, and terminated without prejudice.
Customer's service to observe behavior of toddlers and teens in classroom setting special daycare and report to qualified mental health professional. Pick up toddlers from residence or school to special care and vise-versa every day. Held Metro Care charge card to maintain bus, marketing, food and supplies for kids and teens in the special day class.
January 2010 to February 2010
Information Tech Support Professional in Help Desk Support Microsoft Office 2000 Professional
1999 to 1999
General Science in Biology
1991 to 1996
Secondary School in Secondary
January 1975 to January 1979
Magna Cum Laude
Graduated in Information Technical Support Professional with Honors.
Outstanding Recovery coach
Awarded by ABCBH Clinical Manager for services rendered as volunteer Recovery Coach
Certified Teacher To Family to Family Education program
August 2011 to Present
A 12-week training seminar provided education by NAMI Dallas at Metro Care Services Campus. Dallas, Texas
Certified Peer Specialist
July 2014 to Present
Training provided by Viahope Mental Health Resource Austin, Texas. at Holiday Inn Select Hotel, Austin, Texas
March 2014 to Present
ViaHope Mental Health Resource Austin, Texas continuing education at Holiday Inn Select Hotel, Dallas, Texas
Trauma Informed Peer Support
July 2014 to Present
Via Hope Mental Health Resource Austin, Texas continuing education at Holiday Inn Select, Austin, Texas
Peer Mentor / Recovery Coach Designation
October 2014 to October 2016
Certification Number 1041-1041 Conferred by Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals (TCBAP) Austin, Texas. Awarded 10/03/2014
Whole Health & Resiliency Completion Certificate
November 2014 to Present
Training provided by Via Hope, Texas Mental Health Resource continuing education, Austin, Texas
Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training
September 2012 to Present
ABC Behavioral Health, TAIRCOS APPROVED CURRICUM. ABCBH Campus, Dallas, Texas
Peer to Peer Mentor
July 2011 to Present
Training seminar provided by NAMI Dallas at Holliday Inn Select Hotel at Holtom City Forthworh, Texas
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