kdonahoo

  • Therapist
  • Jan 06, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Personal Summary

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate from the University of Nebraska, Kearney, pLMHP, pLADC.
  • Undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice with 3+years experience 
  • 5 + years of experience working with youth.
  • 2017 Nebraska Counseling Association poster presenter

Work Experience

Direct Care Staff
May 2018 - May 2019 Hope Harbor
  • Monitor and document resident behavior and compliance with shelter rules/regulations
  • Administer UA and Breathalyzer testing as needed
  • Complete intake paperwork and warrant checks on Emergency Shelter guests
  • Crisis Management between residents
  • Support residents in daily living activities
School Interventionist
Jul 2015 - Jan 2019 Grand Island Public Schools
  • Behavior, academic, attendance, and interpersonal relationship goal setting/implementing with at risk, pre-adjudicated youth.
  • Create a positive relationship between adult and youth in the school setting to foster resilience and achievement.
Para-educator
- Jul 2015 Grand Island Public Schools - Skills Academy
  • Support teacher in academics and behavior modification in a restrictive classroom setting.
Residential Therapeutic Specialist
Epworth Village
  • Support youth in daily life skills
  • Promote youth compliance with house rules/expectations through positive reinforcement and common-sense parenting practices
  • Build positive relationships with youth
  • Lead daily ‘Family Meeting’ to assess goal setting and achievement

Education

Masters of Science in Education
Jun 2015 - May 2019 University of Nebraska Kearney

Objective

Obtain a position in a positive environment where I can utilize my education, training, skills and abilities to help others achieve wellness while being an agent for social change.

Skills

Communication

  • Friendly, Outgoing, Professional
  • Regular documentation of client interactions
  • Email and in person collaboration between self, school officials, Diversion/Probation office, and case managers
  • Regular communication with teenaged youth geared toward goal setting and achievement
  • Regular communication with homeless population geared toward crisis management & daily living

Leadership

  • Co-leader of monthly Restorative Relationships Group, Bold Leaders | 2015 - 2018
  • Leader of weekly Social Work Academic and Attendance Team (SWAAT) | 2015 - 2018
  • Boy Scout Troop co-leader | 2014
  • Daily ‘Family Meeting’ leader for youth at Epworth Village Group Home | 2012-2013
  • Shift Supervisor Pizza Hut |2008-2009

Desired Salary

35,000

Desired Salary Type

per year