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Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute Ppi - Behavioral Health Specialist Resume Example

May Tsro.e
XXXX XXXXXX XXXX, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Professional Summary
Accomplished Vice President of Programs with more than 20 years of experience providing therapeutic and educational programming to diverse populations. Led team to achieve a National Quality Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America due to metrics & services provided. Created partnerships with 7 Police Departments and the Pennsylvania State Police to initiate "Bigs in Blue" an evidence based program building relationships among youth and law enforcement. Established the first "Beyond School Walls" evidence based workplace mentoring program with Capital BlueCross, Jonestown Bank & Trust and Clark Associates of Lancaster. 
  • Organizational Leadership 
  • Program Development 
  • Relationship Building/Partnership Development
  • Policy & Procedure 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Training & Education
  • Employee Management 
  • Certified Mandated Reporter Trainer
  • Graduate of Leadership Harrisburg Class of 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Harrisburg, PA Vice President of Programs Aug 2014Current
  • Supervise all evidence-based mentoring programs covering a five county radius.( Workplace, School, Community, Law Enforcement & Wellness Based Mentoring). 
  • Develop program curriculum in accordance to PA academic standards and Big Brothers Big Sisters National Standards of child safety.
  • Ensure all child safety policy & procedures are implemented per Child Protective Service Law & National Standards. 
  • Analyze outcome measurement data and ensure compliance metrics. 
  • Initiates quality assurance process to establish individual/team improvement strategies.
  • Leads strategic planning initiatives and manages process to ensure organization success. 
  • Accountable for hiring, employee performance evaluations and trainings. 
  • Community outreach/recruitment, partnership development and public presentations. 
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) Harrisburg, PA Adjunct Therapist Apr 2011Aug 2014
  • Led clinical services using a wide variety of group treatment modalities for an acute inpatient psychiatric population.
  • Developed, implemented and evaluated group therapy for child, adolescent & adult patients.                                           
  • Initiated holistic patient assessments; documentation per hospital standard (Data Assessment Plan case notes)
  • Interdisciplinary team member responsible for treatment plans, progress to goals, family sessions, discharge/recovery plans. 
  • Group therapy included; Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Health/Wellness Education, Coping Strategies, Tier Communication groups, Anger Management, Expressive & Re-Motivation Therapy, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Leisure & Physical Fitness. 
  • Trauma Informed Care education and training.
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) Harrisburg, PA Behavioral Health Specialist Apr 2011Aug 2014
  • Intake assessment interviews of child, adolescent & adult psychiatric patients. 
  • Establishment of a therapeutic milieu in an in-patient setting.
  • Crisis intervention strategies to ensure patient safety.
  • One-to-one counseling in relation to recovery plan & interdisciplinary review.
  • Patient documentation per progress to goals.
Masonic Village Elizabethtown, PA Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Sep 1999Jun 2008
  • Developed, implemented & evaluated therapeutic programming for rehabilitation of patients. 
  • Conducted ongoing assessment to create individualized plan of care.
  • Completion of interdisciplinary Minimum Data Set. 
  • Utilized patient care tracker for daily progress to goals.
  • Resident Advocate Training Committee, responsible for new employee and annual abuse awareness training.
  • Leader of cultural change of facility to initiate the Eden Alternative. 
Pennsylvania State University Middletown, PA Master of Education May 2006
Pennsylvania State University State College, PA Bachelor of Science Therapeutic Recreation May 1997
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Previous Companies:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
  • Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute PPI
  • Masonic Village

Previous Job Positions:

  • Behavioral Health Specialist


  • Pennsylvania State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science Therapeutic Recreation

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