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Isaiah Edwards
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Summary
To assist students as a School Counselor in achieving personal fulfillment by providing guidance and counseling servicesto make successful educational, personal, and occupational life plans.
Skills

Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & Powerpoint), Windows & Mac.

Experience
Academic Counselor 04/2015 - Present
PARLIER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT - Parlier, CA
  • Participate in IEP meetings, 504 Plan meetings, PBIS meetings, and facilitate SST meetings. Serve on the SARB Board.
  • Conduct classroom observations to learn the structure and atmosphere of teacher-student relationships. Monitor student progress and performance. 
  • Assist in coordinating school events.
  • Active participant in ELA Committee, Graduation Committee, WASC Committee, and PBIS committee.
  • Provide crisis intervention, and conflict resolution in individual or group settings.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children's progress, resolve behavioral, academic, and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs.
  • Attend educational conferences, and training workshops. 
  • Counsel students regarding educational issues, such as course and program selection, class scheduling and registration, school adjustment, truancy, study habits, and career planning.
  • Provide students with information on such topics as college degree programs and admission requirements, financial aid opportunities, trade and technical schools, and apprenticeship programs.
Social Worker 07/2011 - 04/2015
VALLEY ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE CENTER, INC - Fresno, CA
  • Counsel individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
  • Supervise other social workers.
  • Develop and review service plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
Middle School Counselor Intern 01/2010 - 02/2011
PARLIER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT - Parlier, CA
  • Encourage students to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Counsel students, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Assess students for risk of suicide attempts.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on students' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Plan, organize, or lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, or social activities for students.
High School Counselor Intern 01/2010 - 02/2011
Parlier Unified School District - Parlier, CA
  • Work in conjunction with counselors, teachers, administrators, & outside community providers. 
  • Assist students with PowerSchool web and Career Cruising.
  • Assist in coordinating school events.Proctored ACT, SAT, & AP Exams. 
  • Assist students and families in developing student achievement plans.
  • Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations.
  • Review transcripts to ensure that students meet graduation or college entrance requirements and write letters of recommendation.
  • Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Evaluate students' or individuals' abilities, interests, and personality characteristics using tests, records, interviews, or professional sources.
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with counselees to determine if their needs have been met.
Store Manager/CSR 03/2006 - 06/2009
CA CHECK CASHING STORES - Fresno, Ca.
  • Open/Close and handle all cash counts, bank deposits, and end of day tape reports.
  • Answer multiple phone lines, check cashing, and payday loans.
  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Assign employees to specific duties.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and keep records of employees' work schedules and time cards.
  • Confer with company officials to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business.
School Social Worker Intern (K-12) 09/2007 - 05/2008
WEST FRESNO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT - Fresno, CA
  • Work in collaboration with school staff, administrators, and outside community providers to access resources for families.
  • Facilitated a social skills group for at risk students, and conducted home visits when necessary.
  • Work towards implementing effective prevention and intervention strategies, developing programs, and utilizing community resources.
  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
  • Counsel children and families to help solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.
  • Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioral data.
  • Report any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
Education
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: 2012 California State University, Fresno - Fresno, CA
Master of Science: Counseling and Student Services Option 2011 California State University - Fresno, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work 2008 California State University - Fresno, CA
Culture Diversity Certificate : 2008 CA State University - Fresno, CA
California State University - Fresno, CA
Language
Bilingual: Fluent English & Spanish
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Previous Companies:

  • PARLIER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • VALLEY ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE CENTER
  • INC

Previous Job Positions:

  • Academic Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Middle School Counselor Intern
  • High School Counselor Intern
  • Store Manager

Schools:

  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University
  • CA State University

Level of Education:

  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Culture Diversity Certificate

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