Disability Counsellor Resume

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Alice Young
1002 Jett Lane
El Segundo, CA 90245
(123) 892-2680
[email]

Job Objective To use my abilities and training as a Disability Counsellor to help growing company meet or exceed overall goals while also enhancing my career.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of interviewing and counseling clients with disabilities
  • Extensive knowledge of disability types, adult education theory, and crisis intervention practices
  • Commendable knowledge of government-approved laws pertaining to disability and higher education
  • Proficient in using ASL interpreters, MS Office, database systems, and teaching aids
  • Ability to interact with persons with disabilities belonging to diverse backgrounds, in a helpful manner
  • Ability to create and deliver effective educational programs for adults with disabilities

Professional Experience:

Disability Counsellor
Stamford Hospital – Stamford, CT
August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Interviewed various clients with disabilities and provided appropriate counseling services to them.
  • Supported and trained individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in activities of daily living.
  • Interacted with students with disabilities and prepared customized educational plans.
  • Obtained and verified documentation in support of eligibility of clients for support services.
  • Prepared and maintained accurate and complete work-related records and ensured their confidentiality.
  • Sourced and provided relevant support services to all clients, as needed.
  • Planned and conducted disability education sessions for various departments.
  • Attended meetings with staff and participated in departmental initiatives and transition programs.
  • Developed and maintained positive professional relationships with colleagues and external organizations.
  • Interpreted and followed Human Rights Code and other applicable government legislation.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA


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