63 Maple Drive, Lindenhurst NY 11757 Home: (631) 991-3009 Cell: (516) 807-3563 Email: Luckejem@aol.com
SUMMARY: Positive team oriented attitude and dedicated to do an... View More
Johanna LoPorto 63 Maple Drive, Lindenhurst NY 11757 Home: (631) 991-3009 Cell: (516) 807-3563 Email: Luckejem@aol.com SUMMARY: Positive team oriented attitude and dedicated to do an efficient job. Proficient in Microsoft, Excel XP and WordPerfect. Excellent writing and communication skills. First-Aid and CPR . Knowledgeable in OMRDD regulations and State surveys.
OBEJECTIVE: To gain a part-time position in where I can utilize my skills and experience.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science- Psychology Brooklyn College
EXPERIENCE: Center for Developmental Disabilities, Hicksville NY 5/08-Present Residential Manager for a nine-bed group home, serving individuals with multiple diagnoses of psychiatric and developmental disorders. Responsible for supervising in-house counselors and clinical staff. Assist in developing Behavior Treatment Plans, client assessments, objectives, protective plans and safety protocols for all individuals. Conduct family, clinical, Special IDT meetings. Conduct investigations on allegations of abuse and incidents as well as participate in committee review of incidents. Assist in the care of individuals by modeling/teaching ADL skills, social interactions and promoting independence.
Encompass-PPEP, Tucson AZ 7/07-4/08 Program Coordinator for multiple residential group homes serving individuals with multiple diagnoses, including Psychiatric and Developmental Disorders. Responsible for supervising managers, clinical staff and over 18 staffs. Developed Behavior Treatment Plans, client assessments, objectives, protective plans, safety protocols and programming plans for all residents. Cross-referenced and tracked behavioral data as to present to PRC Committees. Provided In-House trainings as well as agency-wide trainings to new staff. Conducted interviews and upon hire conducted background checks and obtained fingerprints on premises to be forwarded to DES. Attended Medication Reviews, ISP meetings and clinical meetings as to ensure quality programming to each client. Conducted investigations upon allegations of abuse or serious reportable incidents. Provided operational and administrative support when needed.
Adult for Help of Retarded Children, (AHRC), Brooklyn/Queens NY 8/04-7/07 Systems/Program Coordinator for fourteen Residential group homes in Brooklyn and Queens, including ICF and Respite programs in preparing all programs for state surveys. Supervise Residential Managers, Clinical staff and counselors. Maintained staff records including driving records, hire packets, AMAP, PPD?s, training documents, etc. Conduct family, clinical, Special IDT meetings. Conduct investigations on allegations of abuse and incidents as well as participate in committee review of incidents. Develop protective plans and/or alternative placement for individuals during crisis situations. Performed field visits to Day Treatment Programs, medical institutions and treatment facilities as to conduct interviews and screenings for possible intakes for residential placement. Ensure ?Human Rights? for needed psychotropic medications and/or treatment for needed individuals.
Hebert G. Birch Community Services, Brooklyn NY 9/00-8/04 Residential Manager for ten-bed ICF children?s group home with psychiatric and mental disorders, ages 8-18. Supervised 30 staff including clinical and medical team members. Provide agency training for new hired staff as in-house staff. Conducted investigations for allegations of abuse and incidents. Performed field visits to schools and medical institutions for possible intakes, referrals and/or services. Insured that all individuals received quality programming. Provided consumer with behavioral intervention when needed. Provided counseling to family members and staff. Document petty cash and client expenditures. Interviewed potential hires and scheduled fingerprints for candidates. Upkeep and conduct staff training. Scheduled recreation trips and events.
SKILLS: First-Aid, CPR, AMAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Fluent in Spanish. New York State license driver. Fingerprint Cleared.