To lead with a coordinating team on planning, developing, implementing programs that are practical, strength based, and beneficial to the stakeholders.
Key Family Contact Coordinator- I Famagu’on-ta Guam’s System of Care
- Chairwoman for the Children\'s Mental Health Awareness Day: "Thriving in the Community"†Community Wave Event†at the Tamuning Mayor\'s Park on May 7, 2010, 1st Annual Sky Lantern Launch for Children’s Mental Health..
- Chairwoman for the Children\'s Mental Health Awareness Day: "Thriving in the Community"†Community Wave Event†at the Tamuning Mayor\'s Park on May 7, 2009.
- Attended September 25-27, 2008 13th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health University of Maryland School of Medicine held at Phoenix, Arizona. The purpose of attendance is to build and promote effective strategies and collaboration between the parents, the teachers, and other agencies towards the educational planning to a child with special needs and their family.
- Attended July 16-20, 2008 Developing Local Systems of Care for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Needs and their Families held at Nashville, Tennessee. The purpose of my attendance is to obtain and network with other System of Care sites around the nation in the areas of empowering the voice of the child, the family, and the natural support to through the philosophy of System of Care Guam, “Family Driven, Child Centered, Community Based, and Culturally Sensitive.”
- Chairwoman for the Children\'s Mental Health Awareness Day: "Thriving in the Community"†Community Wave Event†at the Tamuning Mayor\'s Park for May 8, 2008.
- Chairwoman for the 8th Annual Christmas Cheer Event (12/20/07) to enrolled children & youth of I Famagu’on-ta and Children/Adolescent Services Division of Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
- Attended summer 2007 System of Care Community Meeting: “Enhancing Resiliency and Healing: Trauma-Informed Services and Supports” at New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Contributed substantially to the development of I Famagu’on-ta Sustainability Plan, a twenty (20) page document detailing the goals, objectives, and strategies to sustain the Project beyond the federal budget period ending in 2008. Through participation with the sustainability family plan in focus group meetings, analyzing the family data report, assist in grant writing, implementation of programs and services to the enrolled families in alignment with a sustainability outcome.
- Awarded†"Employee of the Week"†for the week of June 11th to June15th of 2007 from Principal Investigator, Annie F.B. Unpingco, LSW.
- Chairwoman for the Children\'s Mental Health Awareness Day: "Thriving in the Community"†Community Wave Event†at the Tamuning Mayor\'s Park for May 8, 2007.
- Committee member for Art of Healing 2007, graphic designer for the theme†"I am important, keep me safe"†and logistical support for the art entries at participating venues during the month of April, 2007.
- Awarded†"Employee of the Week"†for the week of April 16th to April 20th of 2007 from Principal Investigator, Annie F.B. Unpingco, LSW.
- Appointed acting Youth Coordinator by Principal Investigator, Annie F.B. Unpingco, LSW, March of 2007.
- Coordinated the I\'Famagu’on-ta youths, parents/guardians and staff volunteers with the annual†"Youth 4 Youth Conference"†sponsored by PEACE program from April 27-29, 2007.
- Appointed project representative to the Mayor\'s Council of Guam by the Principal Investigator, Annie F.B. Unpingco, LSW.
- Attended a three-day training on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (I.D.E.A.) on Sept. 5-6 2006, Guam.
- Plan, coordinate, and host the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 17th Annual Conference Nov. 18-20, 2005 at Washington D.C.
- Selected by CEDDARS-UOG, as a representative to attend†"Family Leadership in Systems Evaluation"†sponsored by Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health and ORC Macro International at Atlanta, Georgia on February 2006.
- Strategize and planned with family focus groups for the development of Sustainability Family Plan. Analyzing the family focus data report, planning, and implementing programs and services.
- Empower families by providing information about resources, upcoming community meetings, and events to support and guide the families to develop the necessary skills to advocate for their individual, family and cultural needs.
- Planning, developing, and implementing quarterly newsletter, Family Resource Guide, and Family Information Brochures.
- Establish and coordinate the following programs: “Job Find,” “Crochet Class,” “Health Certificate Preparation”, and “Computer/Job Readiness Skill’ to help the participants with obtaining employment and network with other enrolled families for social support and building on life skills.
- Coordinate with Wrap Coordinators & Family Partners to identify parents who could benefit or court ordered to attend and complete parenting classes being held for six weeks at Erica\'s House, certification of completion by Superior Court of Guam is awarded after completion.
- Contribute and participate as a team member in Wraparound meetings, significantly enhance the Care coordination efforts to provide needed services, support, resources, and positive outcomes for the children and their families.
- As a Team Leader, provided continuous leadership and guidance to less experienced Key Family Coordinators to ensure timely and professional advocacy, services, and supports to the enrolled families.
- Attend local workshops/trainings, as well as national off-island conferences that significantly enhanced my knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area of systemic family advocacy and support. Trip Reports were required after attendance of workshops, trainings, and conferences.
- Create and coordinate power point presentations for orientations, outreach, and meetings for internal use and for outreach to the educational systems, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.
- Coordinate, organized, and provided logistical support for meetings, trainings, and other events for families.
- Operate a part-time,†home based business†on weekends.
- Coordinate, train and supervise on-call staff.
- Develop business proposals to vendors and customers for special events and long term contracts.
- Create marketing and sales strategies through networking with other vendors in the funeral and wedding markets.
- Bookkeeping and correspondence writing.
- Facilitate Parent-Teacher Monthly Meetings.
- Develop and coordinate fundraisers and solicitations to generate funds or resources to help assist the needs and challenges of the school facility and faculty.
- Public Relation to the community representing the parents of Tamuning Elementary School.
- Provide resources to the parents, teachers, and the school administrators.
- Provide financial assistance to the school for special events, field trips, or other related student activities.
- Responsible for daily operations and maintenance of a multi-sport gymnasium and outdoor court facilities operating 7 days a week, from 8am to 10pm.
- Supervised, train, and support recreational facilities staff daily and their work schedule hours. Required to provide a weekly report of work and attendance to Mayor.
- Supervised, train, and support assigned court appointed clients (CSW) for community service by providing the work scope throughout the three municipalities of Tamuning, Tumon, and Harmon.
- Documentation and recording of weekly attendance and performance reports of Community Service Clients to the Adult and Juvenile Probation Division of the Guam Judicial System.
- Train, supervised, and support Dept. of Labor AHRD and Public Health SWEP clients to learn basic office skills: proper telephone etiquette and message taking; customer service skills; office equipment operation, such as photo copier and facsimile; typing community forms and certifications; and practicing and developing a professional attitude in a work environment. Required to validate each participants work attendance log to their assigned agencies.
- Coordinate for FEMA Disaster processing, awarded over $51,000.00 of federal funding for damages sustain from Typhoon Paka and Chata’an. Plan and prepare a completed scope of work for each project worksheet; coordinate with licensed building contractors with scope of work and obtained price quotations for repairs, monthly progress reports submitted to the Mayor’s Council of Guam.
- Coordinate and facilitate office sponsored events, town meetings, and outreach projects to the community though other government and non-profit organizations.
- Trained and certified for Community Response Team: Community Response Team Train-the-Trainer Program, Community Emergency Response Team Training, and Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Awareness Course.
- Trained and certified by FEMA for Public Assistant OPS 1.
Family & Youth Ministry Administrative Assistant
- Coordinate and assist the director with the Marriage Preparation Program, Parenting Class, spiritual retreats for adults and youth, and presentations to the parishes of the Archdiocese of Agana.
- Prepare correspondences, memorandums, and reports for the Director.
- In absence of director, manage and operate daily office operations.
- Network with parish pastors and their assigned liaisons in alignment with upcoming events, programs, presentations and other community based support.
- Responsible for receiving incoming complaints, request, & concerns from the business & residential constituents of the tri-villages.
- Clerical duties: typing, filing, receptionist for walk-ins and phone calls business matters.
- Provide logistical support for sponsored projects, programs, meetings and other community events.
Confidential†St. Albans, VT
- Psychology/Social Work Studies (On-line Course) On-going
- Office Technology (refresher course)
- Power Point Technology (refresher course)
- Excel Technology (refresher course)
Confidential†Upper Tumon, GU
- Office Operations - Certificate of Completion
- Administrative Assistant- Certificate of Completion
Confidential†U.S. Virgin Islands
- Money Management- Certificate
- Child Supervision- Certificate
- Psychology Major
- High School Diploma
TRSINING, AWARDS, RECOGNITION & CERTIFICATES IN:
Tamuning Elementary School PTO President 07-08, Family Leadership in Systems Evaluation Feb.7-9, 2006, Atlanta-GA; FEMA - Community Emergency Response Team, Public Assistance Operations 1; CIVIL DEFENSE - Community Emergency Response Team, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Awareness; UOG-Food Handling Safety Course; SALVATION ARMY - Life Skills Classes; and AMERICAN RED CROSS: Child/Infant/Adult CPR, Community First Aid, Adopt-A-School Letter of Appreciation 9/27/05-DMHSA, and CAFAS training certificate 8/18/06. Additional certificates and awards attached with resume.
Event and planning abilities, presentation and public speaking skills; implementation of programs, leadership and organizational teambuilding skills; social marketing, public relations and communications skills; emergency preparedness and response skills; and statistical tracking and quality improvement skills. Also possess skills in the following areas: computer/internet, letter writing, newsletter development, and building of announcements/advertisement and other related formats for social marketing purposes.