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S. Peppy Bennett

Child Advocate

Miami, 33054, United States

Skills

Management/Supervisor

Juvenile/Child Welfare Law

International Affairs/Human Rights

Economic/Cultural/Racial Affairs

About

Five plus years supervisory/management experience in an organizational environment, including management of multiple departments, budgets, and staff. Postgraduate education in international human rights law and marriage and family therapy with a very strong background in children’s rights, child development, education, and economic, social and cultural rights as they relate to the child. A solid understanding of international human rights law, especially as it relates to children and education. Understanding of human rights based monitoring, campaigning and advocacy strategies. My experience has afforded me the ability to frame complex policy oriented and human rights legal strategies in targeted and dynamic language and formats. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with fluency in Spanish, ability to inform and engage through written communication, including strong editing skills with common sense of how research, policy tools contribute to be successful advocacy strategies with creative output. Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with strong administrative and organizational skills, a commitment to children, child welfare, and education with a human rights based approach. Specialties Professional certifications include the following: State of Florida Supreme Court Domestic Violence Mediator, State of Florida Public Notary, State of Florida Certified Guardian Ad-Litem via District Judicial Court, & Certified Educator (ESL/TOEFL Endorsement). For a complete resume and list of references please feel free to contact me at PeppyBennett@yahoo.com

Education

St. Thomas Law School

MS.MFT/LL.M. International Law , MS.MFT/LL.M. International Law

May 2012 - May 2012

St. Thomas University

Religious/Theological Studies , Religious/Theological Studies

December 2010 - December 2010

Delgado College

Computer Information System , Computer Information System

May 1998 - May 1998

Experience

Advisory Council Member, City of Hollywood

City Council, City of Hollywood , Hollywood, Florida

December 2011 - January 2012

As council member responsibilities include but are not limited to attending council meetings, working sub-committee meetings and working in partnership with other city commission offices and departments to assist in the progressive development of the African American community in Hollywood, Florida.

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Legal Writer/Researcher

Romaelle Law Firm , Miami, Florida

August 2011 - January 2012

Legal writer and researcher on issues of family law, juvenile justice, and child welfare and dependency issues; additionally, legal researcher, law clerk, and notary.

Legal Writing
Legal Research
ex: PHP
Educator/Curriculum Specialist

Vschoolz.com , Coral Springs, Florida

August 2011 - January 2012

Responsibilities include but are not limited too writing educational curriculum for grades k - 12. All lessons are wrap around and developed for scaffold learning adjustments. All courses are virtual distance learning and written to meet State and Archdiocese curriculum standards. Reaching public, private, and home schooled students. ESL, TOEFL Educator with a pending state endorsement.

Writing Core Curriculum
Curriculum Standards
Creating Scaffold Specialty Curriculum
Certified Guardian Ad-Litem

Guardian Ad-Litem Program , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

December 2007 - August 2011

Responsibilities include but are not limited to representing and advocating for abused and neglected children in dependency court. Additionally, I worked very closely with foster families and biological families to assist in reunification of families when appropriate. Currently on leave of absence.

Advocacy
Legal Writing
Securing/Monitoing Welfare Resources

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Child Care

Gym

Cafeteria

N/A

Commute

Relocate

Paid Vacation

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