Independent Living Coordinator Resume Samples

An Independent Living Coordinator is responsible for directing and overseeing tasks that are designed to help community people develop and improve the needed skills to live alone or to become proficient at taking care of their own needs. Working closely with educators, members, physicians, counselors, and directly with clients, these coordinators undertake the following duties mentioned on the Independent Living Coordinator Resume – working with clients and improving their self-care, managing personal hygiene and money; coordinating care with other workers, recordkeeping, and assisting in the development of personalized programs.

Qualifications can vary based on the industry of the position, but normally, a bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or a similar area is required. Some of the employers also necessitate a state-endorsed teaching certificate and specialized training such as Braille.

Independent Living Coordinator Resume example

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Objective : To obtain an Independent Living Coordinator position in psychology type base, counseling people, or in home visits, with a progressive agency/organization which will allow me to utilize my creativity, counseling experience, and knowledge.

Skills : Living Coordinator, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Assessed clients for admission and ongoing independent living skills acquisition.
    2. Wrote, implemented, and evaluated plans to promote client success in residential, vocational, and community settings.
    3. Counseled, social work, respite, and budgetary duties as needed.
    4. Specialized Training and Certifications Trained and certified as Master Hypnotist - Specialization in Trauma Release and Regression.
    5. Trained and certified in Timeline and Dreamsculpt Life Coaching Methods.
    6. Trained and certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner.
    7. Trained and attuned to Reiki I, II, and Master Levels Trained as one of two primary agency representatives for Liberty on OPWDD Incident Reporting System (IRMA).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Summary : As an Independent Living Coordinator, responsible for Preparing and processing necessary paperwork for youth participating in the Road to Independence Program which are the following programs: Postsecondary Education Services and Support, Educational Training Voucher (ETV), (PESS), Extended Foster Care (EFC) and Aftercare programs.

Skills : Google Calendar, Microsoft, Multi-Line Phone System, Fax Machine, Scanners, Computer, Communication.

Description :

    1. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Assessed patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    3. Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    4. Counseled clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    5. Guided clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    6. Filled out and maintained client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
    7. Prepared and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Headline : Driven, optimistic, love to assist others with their educational goals, enjoy building rapport in a diverse population, enjoy networking--meeting new people, love to attend seminars, travel, and to assist the public with transitional goals.

Skills : Child Welfare, Fluent In English And Spanish.

Description :

    1. Directed service work dealing with potentially dangerous psychologically, emotionally, and dually diagnosed persons with mental illnesses.
    2. Worked involves responsibility for processing intakes and discharges; monitoring and documenting client behaviors and activities.
    3. Participated and assisted with educational, social and recreational activities.
    4. Provided a safe and therapeutic environment.
    5. Interacted in a warm compassionate manner; de-escalating, and restraining clients when necessary.
    6. Promoted client achievement of treatment plan goals and objectives.
    7. Worked is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures Responsible for monitoring the behavior and activities of each client; reports any concerns regarding the health, safety, or well being of a client to the appropriate authority.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain an Independent Living Coordinator position that will offer a variety of outstanding experiences and responsibilities as a future Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor where my knowledge, academic and career abilities and skills can be fully utilized.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Spanish- Proficient.

Description :

    1. Presented A non-profit organization help empower people with disabilities to live independently in the community.
    2. Advocated Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers when needed.
    3. Educated the community and schools about Disability Etiquette and Deaf Awareness.
    4. Instructed American Sign Language (ASL) at various workplaces for employers to communicate effectively with their Deaf and Hard of Hearing employees.
    5. Assisted walk-in consumers to apply and test Illinois Telecommunication Access Corporation (ITAC) Amplified Phones.
    6. Developed a career workshop with Division of Rehabilitation Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
    7. Developed and implemented Independent Living Skills Training Curriculum for people with disabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science In Psychology

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Objective : Independent Living Coordinator with 4+ years of expeirnece in Preparing Case Plans and Judicial Reviews and attends court for young adults ages 18-22 in Extended Foster Care, and also Attending court hearings for youth age 17-year-old in Licensed care and prepares a Status Report to be filed with the court.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SPSS, Minitab, Independence Online, Document Manager, CILSFirst, American Sign Language.

Description :

    1. Provided workshops, social events and communication assistance for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.
    2. Advocated Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers when needed.
    3. Educated the community and schools about Disability Etiquette and Deaf Awareness.
    4. Instructed American Sign Language (ASL) at various workplaces for employers to communicate effectively with their Deaf and Hard of Hearing employees.
    5. Assisted walk-in consumers to apply and test Illinois Telecommunication Access Corporation (ITAC) Amplified Phones.
    6. Developed a career workshop with Division of Rehabilitation Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
    7. Developed and implemented Independent Living Skills Training Curriculum for people with disabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Objective : Experienced Comfortable handling occurrences of ambiguity and conflict by keeping a positive attitude and open mind Team Player with excellent customer service and communication skills Can take on multiple tasks from different programs at the same time.

Skills : Excellent verbal and written communication, Programming Skills.

Description :

    1. Included working in a community group home setting and promoting independent living skills for teenage girls.
    2. Completed a Casey Life Skills Assessment for each resident, which outlined specific areas of strength and needs.
    3. Aiding residents in school admission (High School, GED Programs, Trade School, College, Etc), money and budget management, apartment and job hunting.
    4. Transported residents to doctor appointments, court, FAPT, and as otherwise needed.
    5. Supervised court-ordered visitation with family members (including residents involved with CPS and custody issues).
    6. Provided documentation needed for court, and recorded weekly treatment team meetings.
    7. Represented Jackson-Feild at resident school parent/teacher conferences.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science In Psychology

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Summary : Independent Living Coordinator with diverse experience in both behavioral health and child welfare fields. Experienced in family assessment, family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, group therapy trauma assessment and treatment, lethality assessment and chemical dependency treatment. Committed to and recognized for outstanding quality of work and clinical skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Office Equipment.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of blind or visually impaired adults who want to live independently in their home.
    2. Travelled the 25 counties of the Panhandle and work with consumers in their home setting.
    3. Taught IL skills, make needed referrals, or purchase services from contracted vendors for additional training.
    4. Oversaw the quality of services for the Independent Living Program in the Lubbock region, which includes Amarillo, Lubbock and Abilene.
    5. Reviewed the quality of work and complete case reviews and caseload inventories on these workers.
    6. Travelled with these workers in their territory and make recommendations for ongoing training and often provide the training.
    7. Coordinated group skills events for our consumers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters In Social Work

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Independent Living Coordinator professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Counseling Interviewing, Handling Of Confidential Information, Documentation And Recording.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a caseload of 15 foster care youth.
    2. Had a variety of challenges that needed specialized attention.
    3. Assisted with education, housing, budgeting, grocery shopping, mental health, and transportation to functions.
    4. Took on an after school program for at risk youths in the community.
    5. Able to tap into personal experience and community resources to provide the necessary assistance for the individual.
    6. Represented the Lubbock region in Austin at quarterly state wide meetings of the IL Coordinators.
    7. Maintained relationships with families, social workers, and community resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Social Work

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Objective : Responsible for Documenting all efforts and work done with IL youth/young adults in the Florida Safe Family Network, and also Serving as liaison for Kids Central, Inc. with case management agencies, local school systems and foster parents.

Skills : Planning Skills, MS Office, Team Work.

Description :

    1. Launched a new Independent Living Plan for the Youths (ages 14-21) in care in Rankin County.
    2. Designed a questionnaire to determine what the needs and desires of the teens as it relates to Independent Living.
    3. Designed and planned agendas for several focus groups.
    4. Facilitated focus groups with the teenagers according to different topics, age, and interest.
    5. Interacted with the teens and provide individual and group needs.
    6. Attended monthly S.A.I.L.S meetings and interacted with the P.R.E.P.A.R.E team from Southern Christian Services.
    7. Provided one-on-one counseling.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Independent Living Coordinator Resume

Objective : As an Independent Living Coordinator, responsible for Advocating for the youth/young adult in all areas related to independent living (educational success, mental health services, statewide assistance, employment, etc).

Skills : Planning SKills, Service Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Recruited professional mentors for each Youth according to their educational interest.
    2. Maintained a professional and trusting relationship with each of the Youth members.
    3. Promoted appropriate hygiene, cooking skills, and safe sex.
    4. Attended Deaf Services Coordinators & Deaf Social Services Providers quarterly to obtain better information to provide services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.
    5. Attended Deaf Services Coordinators & Deaf Social Services Providers quarterly to obtain better information to provide services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.
    6. Facilitator is responsible for developing the curriculum for all groups.
    7. Provided individual, Independent Living case management.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma