I am qualified to provided tutoring/behavior modification in this area based on my education and work experience. I have a forthcoming Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling along with an MS in Counseling Studies and BA in Psychology (child development). I've worked with many youth challenged with ADD/ADHD providing therapeutic support, activities directing one to analyze and critique their surroundings to improve self and academics. I provide skill building through the use of play therapy modalities to improve study skills and knowledge of time management.
As a small business owner, I have experience with initiating and updating business plans. I have a directory of resources. I am able to assist and provide input on financial planning, financial road maps, business roadmaps, marketing, and creating your own buzz. I've taken courses with many organizations to strengthen my personal business goals, which I am able to share with others.
I have experience teaching at risk youth critical thinking, problem solving, and
I am experienced to administer personality and interest inventories. I have three years of experience advising students about what courses and educational programs they need for particular careers.I've helped students select the right schools or programs for their needs. I've taught and practiced jobs skills such as interviewing, resume writing, and networking. I use to provide Career Counseling/Advisement contractually through a CBO for an DOE high school.
As a former high school adviser, I had the opportunity to administer personality and interest inventories, provide career information, guidelines, salary, and qualifications for careers students are interested in. I utilized achievement and aptitude tests to help clients get a better idea of what they are good at, assist students interested in college major, evaluation students educational and work backgrounds in order to help them determine what they need to do next to achieve their goals, help students identify the right schools or programs, interview, or resume writing.
I have the professional experience as former Wilton Method Instructor teaching different levels of cake decorating to children, teens, and adults. I’ve taken recreational cake courses at Viking Cooking School of Atlanta and Cake Art. Recently, I had the opportunity to complete classes with WeTV Celebrity Chef Vinny Buzzetta of Staten Island Cakes and Lisa Mansour of New York Cake. I am one of the 2013 ICES scholarship recipient to continue studying advanced cake decorating.
I’ve been freelancing through Elance. As a freelancer I’ve completed projects creating cake pop recipes, E-books, food photography, cake decorating blogs, and recipes.
For over a year, I was a substitute teacher for the Gwinnett County School System in Gwinnett County Georgia. A vast majority of my coverage was for K-6th grade including students with special needs and behavioral issues. I am fully aware of the school system's expectation when it comes to scholastic achievement, patience, and compassion when serving children.
I have over nine years in the field of psychology and social work. I have a BA in psychology and an MS in human services. I am a few hours shy of completing my post graduate program in mental health counseling. Psychology is the affective, behavior, and cognitive study of human behavior. I believe that I can assist your child with their studies.
I've taken Sociology I and Sociology II during my undergraduate studies. My background in Social Work/Human Services has allowed me to identify patterns of development over time amongst the population that I serve providing solutions to problems. My experience of Urban Social Work and Child Welfare qualifies me to assist in this subject matter.
I am qualified in the area of study skills as students need evidence based strategies to be scholastically successful such as identifying weakness and strengths, adopting a growth mindset, adequate sleep, good nutrition, regularly testing themselves, pacing their studies, complete handouts by tutor, and forgiving oneself for procrastination.