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Desire a Challenging Position as Senior School Counselor to Help All Students Develop Skills in the Areas of Personal-Social Growth, Educational Planning, and Career and Vocational Development.
A highly talented and enthusiastic School Counselor with great deal of experience in providing individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive and remedial needs of students. Proven track record of success in establishing schools' counseling program and developing activities and resources to implement and evaluate the program.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience in school counseling.
Uncommon ability to keeps materials up-to-date and filed in a systemic order.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication (both written and spoken) skills.
Remarkable knowledge and understanding of counseling theories and techniques for individual and group counseling.
In-depth ability to use the media - newspaper, radio, TV - to announce programs and events of the school counseling program.
Demonstrateable awareness of the cultural differences and needs of students in a school.
Sound knowledgeable of local and state service agencies.
Immense ability to follows procedures in making referrals.
Ability to maintain communications with local agencies.
Great program planning and leadership skills.
Proficiency at making administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
Great skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Solid ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Excellent ability to develop and present educational programs and workshops.
Deep ability to develop and maintain record-keeping systems and procedures.
Cousins High School, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present School Counselor
Establish the school counseling program and develop activities and resources to implement and evaluate the program; involve other school staff in making decisions about the school counseling program.
Provide individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive and remedial needs of students.
Consult with students, parents, teachers, and other school and community personnel to assist in meeting the needs of students.
Coordinate all counseling services for students and assist with the coordination and implementation of student services in the school.
Accurately interpret test results and other student data.
Assist teachers with the educational placement of students by using appropriate educational assessment strategies.
Manage a time effectively and provides services on schedule.
Maintain a calendar of activities and services of the school counseling program.
Help the school administration identify programs and policies that may be discriminatory.
Assure that all students have equal access to the counseling program regardless of race, national origin, sex, religion or handicap.
Mountain High, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Assistant School Counselor
Organized the counseling program by assessing needs, setting goals, and formulating a plan of action and program evaluation.
Identified student needs based on input from students, parents, and teachers.
Reported to the counselor about the annual goals and services of the counseling program.
Evaluated counseling services and activities.
Initiated and coordinated school-wide counseling services and activities.
Planned and conducted special events such as "Career Night," "Handicapped Awareness Week," "Good Citizen of the Month."
Helped the school administration identify and remedy school policies and programs that inhibit student and staff development.
Helped the school administration develop policies and programs that benefited student and staff development.
Completed assignments according to scheduled timelines.
Apprised teachers of special services that existed and were available to students.
Assisted teachers with the integration of guidance activities into the curriculum.
Provided information to teachers and parents for implementing developmental and remedial strategies.
Assisted with coordination of student services in the school.
Global Institute, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior School Counselor
Provided a meaningful experience for children learning about the natural science of New York.
Conducted a field research project with field group by collecting, interpreting and synthesizing the collected data.
Helped supervised and taught with the counselor.
Planned and assisted in making the necessary arrangements for each weekly overnight camping trips with the counselor and field group. Attended each camping trip with the field group.
Helped with registration, set up and cleaned up each day.
Assisted in teaching special interest classes.
Assisted with activities the staff planned to include during camp.
Assisted with the inventory of supplies and equipment.
Education and Professional Certification
Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor
New York University, NY
MS in Psychology (1995)
New York University, NY
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1992)
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel