A passionate, self-directed Supervisor, Strategic Training Designer, Credentialed Adult Educator, and People Person with both lived and learned experiences of Post Traumatic Growth. Served as an educator for eight years at Santa Rita Jail, two of those as a Lead Teacher supervising new teachers through the California Teacher Credentialing Process. Served as a contract Housing Supervisor for Project Room Key – overseeing ten case managers and monitoring housing placement progress.
Currently working as the Learning and Staff Development Manager with Horizon Services, rebuilding an organization from the ground up alongside an incredible team of dedicated professionals. A Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and an effective Team Leader. Experience training others in and employing principles of Harm Reduction, TIC, Verbal De-escalation, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Peer Support, Restorative Justice principles and Theory of Change model.
A heart to serve.
Highly skilled in rapport building with various stakeholders
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient with computers and technology; LMS Administration
Positive, flexible, and creative leader and motivated team member
Limited Working Proficiency in Spanish