Ashley M.

$10.00 / hr

I decided at the age of 12 that I wanted to be a caretaker. My father was bedridden due to being a triple amputee, on dialysis and a diabetic. I was the only child still at home and my mother worked two jobs to make ends meet. For 2 years I was my responsibility to help him with his every move when I got out of school every day. He thought me that a person's pride keeps them from asking for help. I now go out of my way to show people it s perfectly normal to ask for help and very important to accept the help. I treat everyone as if they are my family because I want people to treat my family with the sam e respect. ... more

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Advocate

Mhmr Tarrant county

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015

Counsel clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming  dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.  • Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the patients' histories and  progress, services provided, and other required information.  • Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.  • Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment  and care plans.  • Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals in order to evaluate  individuals' mental and physical condition, and to determine their suitability for  participation in a specific program.  • Intervene as advocate for clients or patients in order to resolve emergency problems in crisis  situations.  • Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about  available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.  • Conduct chemical dependency program orientation sessions. ... more

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Habilitator

Clc

Sep 2008 - Aug 2015

.Mentor for mental health clients . Crisis and non violent intervention · Mental health clients, cps foster children, court ordered youth, misplaced children/teens, mentally challenged of all ages · Assisted with creating longterm treatment plans and goals ·Assisted clients with fulfilling long-term treatment plans and goals . Assist clients with finding employment and/or afternoon and weekend activities in the community. . Documen ted daily living and behaviors and reported to nurses, psychiatrist, and doctors . Assisted clients with everyday living routine • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager. • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration. • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming. • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine. ... more

Education
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Godley High School

Diploma

1999 - Present Godley TX