Counselor in Education/Social Services Resume
|Desired Industry: Education/Teaching/Training
|Desired Job Location: Los Alamitos, California
||Date Posted: 5/27/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
|Desired Wage: 50000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: No
Highly competent, objective, and
quality-focused professional with an
advanced degree in counseling with a
broad-based knowledge and training in
providing individual and group therapy
programs for diverse clients,
particularly at-risk student
populations. Demonstrated expertise in
utilizing various techniques to provide
appropriate treatment plans for clients.
Attentive listener with well-honed
communication and people skills; adept
at making clients feel comfortable to
open up. Empathetic but maintains
professionalism in dealing with clients,
maintaining respectful but insightful
feedback. Confident and capable of
confronting or challenging clients in
their beliefs; effective in encouraging
better communication to foster
understanding and resolve conflicts.
Equipped with strong interpersonal
skills to collaborate with various
agencies and other therapists in
providing quality counseling services.
Known for strict compliance with ethical
codes and standards required as a
professional counselor. Proficient in
MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
North Hollywood Community Adult School ~
North Hollywood, CA
Gardena Community Adult School ~
Gardena, CA 2010–2012
Academic Advisor: Administered student
intake, conducted assessment of basic
reading and math skills, and placed
student into appropriate classes.
Closely monitored student
progress, coordinated state testing, and
created customized graduation plans for
individual students. Facilitated group
orientations to confer with social
officers, parents, and other
stakeholders who affect student’s
progress toward graduation.
- Spearheaded fundraising campaign
for student scholarship in 2011 and
- Took part on the school
leadership team for school accreditation
by the Western Association of Schools
and Colleges; authored a chapter about
the school’s Counseling
Department in the accreditation
Gardena Community Adult School ~
Gardena, CA 2008–2010
High School Diploma Teacher: Taught
multiple classes, with each class
consisting of 30+ high school students,
who were behind in credits to graduate,
providing instruction in
all subjects for high school diploma in
an independent study classroom set-up.
South Gate Community Adult School ~
South Gate, CA 2001–2007
ESL Teacher/Distance Learning
Coordinator: Provided expert oversight
to 20-25 teachers in the implementation
of the Distance Learning program;
supplied materials for teachers
and students; and handled promotion of
program. Guaranteed compliance of
programs with state standards by
conducting internal audits.
Master of Science in Counseling, School
Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH,
Long Beach, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Social Ecology ~
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE, Irvine,
Multiple Subjects Teaching Credentials ~
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, Orange, CA
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA):
Problem Resolution & Follow-through Skills
- Highly competent and experienced
in providing academic, career, and
- Trained in administering
screenings, assessments/evaluations, and
testing; proficient in facilitating
individual and group therapy along with
educational programming on
a weekly basis.
- Skilled in motivational
counseling, and consultation.
- Knowledgeable in and able to
develop Individualized Education Plan
(IEP) goals and treatment plans.
- Equipped with well-honed
interpersonal skills to consult and work
with staff from multiple specialties,
therapists, and significant agencies on
techniques and case analysis.
Available upon request.
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