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Jeffrey Thomas

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2004 Grace St., Hannibal, Missouri, 63401, United States

(C) 573-795-0545,

Objective

Professional alignment with a dynamic organization allowing for the utilization of communication, organization, project management, and presentation skills obtained through a four year bachelor of Arts degree in Media Communication.


Work Experience

Housing Project Coordinator (01/03/2011 – Present)

Identified, through the interview and counseling processes, housing, employment, education and economic needs of homeless individuals who may be eligible for services. Developed and delivered a comprehensive and coordinated set of services to help individuals obtain permanent housing and learn and acquire requisite skills necessary to attain full employment and economic independence. Received, contacted, and interviewed low income consumers to necessary community programs.

Last Employer: Preferred Family Healthcare

Contact Person: Pat Berg-Yapp 573-248-3811

Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive services to evaluate individual needs for housing and independent living. Determine consumer goals, establish attainable objectives, develop a personal action plan and provide an emotional support system. Develop personal needs assessment to identify specific activities and services to help participants become self-sufficient. Complete the intake function on applicants to determine eligibility for immediate or future placement in Agency operated housing programs according to specific program priorities and availability. Ensure that each unit that goes on the housing program is rent reasonable. Maintain an updated rent reasonable book with comparable unassisted properties. Annual inspection of each unit assigned to determine if the unit is maintained in a safe, decent and sanitary living condition, conforms to HUD Housing Quality Standards. Certify and document on a case-by-case basis that the assisted rent does not exceed rents charged by the owner for comparable unassisted units in the private market. Create and maintain automated case management files on program participants. Assist in the development of various training programs to benefit consumers and staff. Maintain effective working relationships with human service agencies and other community resources.

Accomplishments: Within 30 days of receiving position I doubled the size of the program.

Community Support Specialist (01/02/2006 – 01/03/2011)

Responsible for providing access to services in the community and community support services for individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems on-site and/or within the community.

Last Employer: Preferred Family Healthcare

Contact Person: Pat Berg-Yapp 573-248-3811

Responsibilities: Complete Community Support assessment/initial Discharge Planning Session and identify issues associated with, but not limited to, employment, education, health care, social connectedness, and criminal justice. Complete regular communication with referral sources/guardians regarding progress, transition planning, and pertinent clinical issues and document. Participate in staffing to assure continuity of care. Responsible for the continuous development and evolution of treatment plans in an individualized manner. Linking families with services in the community. Advocate on behalf of the family. Document all services provided in accordance with DMH/CARF standards. Provide crisis intervention.

Education

Establishment: Culver-Stockton College

Degree: Bacholars of Arts in Communication

Education Period: 09/12/2008 - 05/15/2010

Average Grade: 3.75

Skills

Motivated, personable professional with an Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees and a successful work experience. Talent for quickly mastering technology. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports. Flexible and versatile able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills.