Lindenwood Univeristy (Education)
Missouri Baptist University (Master's)
Southern New Hampshire University (Master's)
Bud is an experienced professional in both education and social services. He has earned his Masters in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University and his Bachelors of Education from Lindenwood University. He is currently further his education at Southern New Hampshire University pursuing a Masters of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Bud has dedicated the last 10 years of his career to fostering education through social service programs, workforce employment based programs and advocating for individuals with special needs. Bud has experience teaching classroom sessions at East Central College; delivering small group training at various employers in Franklin County; and providing one on one support to individuals of all age ranges and abilities.
Bud is currently completing the Missouri Licensing requirement for Practical Counselors/Therapist with Lifespan Counseling Center in Sullivan Missouri and Works as a Vocational Rehabilitation Provider with Empac Group Inc. out of Washington Mo. One project that Bud is currently working on is the development of a training program for students with special needs to acquire the functional and social skills needed to be successful in both life and employment. He is also available for College Level Psychology tutoring.
Bud has valued experience in writing on the college level and teaching at East Central College in the Career Transition program for individuals returning to school. In this program there was a college level writing component that was taught and mentored through the training modules.
Bud is an experienced professional in both education and social services. He has earned his Masters in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University and his Bachelors of Education from Lindenwood University. He is currently further his education at Southern New Hampshire University pursuing a Masters of Read more
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I have completed a number of training program through Developmental Services of Franklin County as a Service Coordinator. I have completed an online training program through the University of Missouri for Autism and Asperger's training. I provide coaching to students with special needs as a job coach. Finally, I also have 2 children on the autism spectrum.
I have been involved in ministry for 20 years. I have held position in children's ministry, youth ministry and adult ministry. From 2011-2012, I held license with the United Pentecostal Church International.
I have worked in workforce development for 7 years as a career counselor, job coach, educational advisor, resume developer, employment services provider, classroom based workshop instructor, and ACT WorkKeys provider. I have assisted individuals of all ages and abilities in locating and retaining employment and developing career goals. I utilize and understand O*net tools and use them to assist the student/learner to better understand their abilities.