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Jaxon Turner
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Professional Summary

Service-oriented Habilitation Specialist with a 10 year background in motivating and teaching independent living skills. Core competencies include Creativity, Life Skills Knowledge and Crisis Management  as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Experience with some sign language as well as teaching and working with the PECs system.

  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Service Orientation
  • Writing
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Coordination
  • Instructing
  • Learning Strategies
Youth Habilitation Specialist 01/2009 to Present Liberty Resources, Inc. Syracuse, NY
  • Keep records and prepare reports for supervisor concerning visits with clients.
  • Oversee day-to-day group activities of  individuals under my supervision.
  • Visit individuals in homes or attend group meetings to provide information on agency services, requirements, and procedures.
  • Consult with supervisor concerning programs for individual families.
  • Assist in planning meals, teaching money management and paying for purchases, encouraging and increasing physical activity and healthy choices, teaching socially appropriate behavior and reducing maladaptive behavior.
  • Transport and accompany clients to shopping areas or to appointments, using automobile.
  • Advise clients regarding personal hygiene, sanitation, and housekeeping.
Residential Habilitation Counselor/Life Coach 03/2008 to 11/2008 Learning Disabilities of Central New York East Syracuse, NY
  • Provide direct service and support to individual clients, such as finding affordable housing, conducting a needs evaluation, or resolving complaints.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in community to meet community needs and to ensure that services are not duplicated.
  • Establish a plan to achieve goals set by agency to assist individual with reaching highest level of independence possible
  • Teach adult daily living skills including cleaning, organizing, cooking, budgeting, paying bills, etc.
Parent-Aide 06/2006 to 02/2008 Catholic Charities Syracuse, NY
  • Counsel families at risk of loosing their children to foster care placement  regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.
  • Interview clients individually and in families, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Counsel parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.
  • Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions.
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism 12/1981 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • Liberty Resources
  • Inc
  • Learning Disabilities of Central New York

Previous Job Positions:

  • Youth Habilitation Specialist
  • Residential Habilitation Counselor
  • Life Coach
  • Parent Aide


  • Syracuse University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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