Natalie Gisele Durand email@example.com
Summary of Qualifications
In 2nd year of Bachelor of Education Child and Youth Care Counsellor Diploma Suicide Intervention training CPR Level C & Standard First Aid Aboriginal Awareness training Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training Exceptional communication skills Flexible, adaptable, ethical and punctual Success both as a team member and on an individual basis 8 years of experience working with children and youth
Education & Training 2012- Present Bachelor of Education – University of Regina 2013 Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training - YWCA 2013 CPR Level C & Standard First Aid – Canadian Red Cross 2008 Response Abilities Pathways (RAP) Training – RBE 2006 Child and Youth Care Counselling Diploma – Mount Royal College 2006 Aboriginal Awareness – First Nations Network Evaluation Service 2005 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - Suicide Prevention Training Programs 2003-2007 Personal Development Seminar – Choices Adventures of a Lifetime 1998 Baby Sitters’ Training Course – Saskatchewan Safety Council Related Experience 2013
Casual Child Care Worker – YWCA Work on a casual basis with Kits, Parker Place and Evergreen homes. Therapeutically care for children and help them develop new coping strategies. Be flexible, adaptable and communicate effectively to rest of team.
Educational Assistant – Ranch Ehrlo Society Work with youth 11-15, who are experiencing extreme behavioural difficulties. Work with the teacher in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for all the students. Aid the teacher in classroom planning and implementing.
Special Education Assistant – Regina Public School Board Worked with children from grade 1-8, experiencing learning difficulties. Assist children in ways that are suitable to their learning abilities. Build relationships with the children so they may have a positive educational experience.
Youth and Family Counsellor – Exceptional Needs U-12 Program Worked with children under 12, with severe mental health issues. Taught life skills, and relationship building and repairing. Worked with children on modifying severe behaviours. Modeled a positive, trusting and loving environment.
Community Aid Worker - Courtney Roma (Private Practice) Worked with a 4 year old boy on behaviour modification. Organized outings in order to normalize environment. Focused on appropriate social behaviours.
Youth Counsellor - Rundle & Canyon Meadows Group Homes Provided youth ages 13 to 17 with counselling and mentorship. Collaborated with youth on stabilizing their behaviours, so they could transition back into their home environments. Encouraged positive attitude through the promotion of positive life goals and choices.
Behavioural Therapist (Practicum) - Janus Academy Provided one on one behavioural therapy to autistic students within a school environment. Responsible for aiding in the development of IPP (Individual Program Plan) goals. Built meaningful and trusting relationships with students.
Youth Mentor - Progressive Steps Provided 24 hour, live in support to teenage mothers and their children. Facilitated positive relationship building, within clients support network. Fostered knowledge through providing child care guidance and direction. Demonstrated an environment filled with patience, understanding and care.
Volunteer Training Assistant - Choices Adventures of a Lifetime Five day personal development seminar for adults; seven day camp for teenagers. Motivated and encouraged adults and teens to live their best life. 24 hour support within both seminars. Demonstrated commitment, care and a non-judgemental attitude.