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Domestic Violence Counselor/Victim Advocate Resume



Valerie H Lane
Moss Park Rd
Suite -
Orlando, Florida
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EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Business Administrative
Southern Wesleyan University, Central South Carolina
Graduated: December

Master of Science, Human Services
Springfield College, Charleston, SC
Graduated: May

EXPERIENCE: Positive Image Consulting Firm (September -Present)

•Coordinate and Facilitate a week program “Making Peace with Your Past”
•Complete monthly progress notes
•Coordinate groups for each session
•Counsel students in problem solving through modeling and weighted decision making
•Provide behavior modification
•Maintain accountability of clients
•Coordinate in strategic planning Commended for high success rate in decreasing poor school attendance and preventing drug usage problems in high percentage of clients counseled.
•Facilitate Domestic Violence workshops
•Coordinate and facilitate “Teens can we talk” programs

Sistercare, Inc.

Domestic Violence Community Advocate Community
Counselor Advocate Counselor (October - Present)

•Conduct risk assessments and safety planning with clients
•Receive daily referrals from law enforcement
•Educate clients about the dynamics of domestic violence and domestic violence resources
•Provide individual counseling
•Facilitate weekly drop-in support services
•Advocate with law enforcement for sensitive, appropriate service delivery
•Coordinate clients’ cases to ensure clients receive a full range of services as needed
Case Worker Intern (April -July )
The Lee Center Bishopville, SC
•Conduct comprehensive client assessments encompassing
emotional, social, and developmental factors
•Perform crisis intervention and case management for a population of trouble teens

• Led group activities for self-image enhancement and
and behavior modification

Program Coordinator (January -July )

Project Go Gangout Columbia, SC

•Facilitate workshops for Adolescent and Teens
•Provided emotional support to clients
•Helped intake, evaluate, and assist teens that had gang involvement
•Led group activities for self-image enhancement and behavior modification
•Perform crisis intervention and case management for a population of troubled teens
•Completed assessments
•One on One Consulting

HONORS AND Lee County Center Teen Advisory Board (-Present)
ACTIVITIES Co-Chair Board for Domestic Violence for Lee County
Vice-President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Richland/Richland (-)
Key Note Speaker/ Mean Girls Conference
Certified Domestic Violence Counselor
Life Coach
Motivational Speaker