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Monica Williams

Educational and Crisis Support Advocate

Ann Arbor, 48103, United States

Skills

Educational Support

Project/Program Management

Crisis Intervention

Counseling

About

I strive to provide quality support services for my community, exemplifying equitable practices of engagement. I work to create an atmosphere, which encourages development and progress toward clearly defined goals. I seek opportunities within school settings and community organizations to provide programming and support services that facilitate equality, community progress, and on-going successful engagement for all community members.

Education

Eastern Michigan University

African Am. Studies/ English , African Am. Studies/ English

April 2012 - April 2012

Cass Technical High School

June 1997 - June 1997

Eastern Michigan University

Social Found. of Education , Social Found. of Education

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Experience

Shelter Advocate

Safe House Center , Ann Arbor

September 2014 - January 2015

Safe House Center provides crisis management and support services to survivors of intimate partner domestic violence and sexual assault. The Center also provides training to area community organizations with the goal of creating awareness regarding this epidemic. As a Shelter Advocate I provide case management for survivors entering our shelter program. Case management includes counseling and education regarding domestic violence and sexual assault, budget counseling, referral services, and support in attaining safe and sustainable housing. I provide crisis intervention for survivors experiencing immediate crisis situations, as well as educational workshops for community organizations.

Training
Crisis Intervention
Direct Services
Early Education Teacher/ Curriculum Dvlpmnt. Coord

Eastern Washtenaw Multicultural Academy , Ann Arbor

September 2010 - February 2012

Eastern Washtenaw Multicultural Academy is a Public School Academy located in Ann Arbor Michigan. The school works to provide culturally inclusive education representative of the student population. My role as an Early Childhood Classroom Teacher was to provide a educationally stimulating classroom for ages 4-5. I also held Mentoring responsibilities to incoming Kindergarten Teachers. As a Curriculum Coordinator, I worked to streamline grade level curriculum to accommodate diversity in student learning styles and level.

Classroom Leadership/ Mentorship
Curriculum Development
Educational Intervention
Facility and Programs Director

Grandma Katie's Korner , Ypsilanti, Michigan

December 2002 - August 2013

Grandma Katie's Korner was a dynamic, Michigan State licensed childcare/preschool program. The program specialized in underserved populations. as the Owner/ Director of the facility, my role was multifaceted.

Program/Facility Management
Curriculum Development
Crisis Management
Youth Services Associate

S.O.S. Crisis Center , Ypsilanti

October 2001 - December 2004

S.O.S.Crisis Center is a non-profit organization serving homeless families in Washtenaw County. S.O.S. provides programming and support services to assist families with job placement, sustainable housing, budgeting, household emergency needs, and counseling. My role as a Youth Services Associate included creating, and implementing, children's programs to support child development and crisis management.

Educational Support Programming
Crisis Management
Counseling
Supplemental Instructor/ Tutor

Eastern Michigan University , Ypsilanti

September 1998 - August 2001

Eastern Michigan University's Holman Learning Center provides educational support for University students experiencing difficulty in courses. The center also provides supplemental instruction in courses with a historically low student success rate. As a Lead Tutor and Supplemental Instructor, I was responsible for creating individualized educational support sessions for students. I was also responsible for training incoming Tutors.

Training
Educational Intervention
Management

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

N/A

Commute

Paid Vacation

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