Disability Services

Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS), Footsteps Psychological Services
Johnstown, PA 2008
  • Followed through on service plans for children with behavioral issues
  • Helped families to develop routines and organize homes to facilitate desired behaviors

Attendant Care Service Coordinator, United Cerebral Palsy
Johnstown, PA 2002
  • Supervised 20+ attendant care providers, ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Service plan development and updates with clients and families

Assistant Residence Supervisor, Denton State School
Denton, TX 1998-2000
  • All aspects of residential care for 8 clients with mental retardation

Treatment Specialist I / II, Keystone Service Systems
Harrisburg, PA 1987-1993
  • Oversaw clinical and documentation aspects of provision of residential rehabilitation services; client load increased from 13 to 67 during tenure
  • Led focus groups and developed Policy & Procedures Manual for pilot program, reducing cost per client year from $30,000 to under $8,000
  • Secretary and Consulting Team Member, Treatment & Ethics Committee
  • Participated in task force to restructure Treatment & Ethics Committee to improve service planning for challenging situations
  • Provided 1:1 and group training in record keeping, service planning, and suicide prevention
  • Analyzed adverse client events; advocated for necessary changes in policies and procedures

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