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Todd Pisani

Freelance Creative Writer & Poem Writer

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Location:Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/toddpisani
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$75
Rate/Hr
CAREER PROFILE
Pioneering leader, caregiver, and provider of a dynamic range of services in mental health, teaching, and entertainment fields for over 25 years. Energetic and creative approach has enhanced the quality of life for hundreds of individuals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011-present The Youth Success Network, LLC Woodbridge, NJ
Program Director
? Enhanced programming for behaviorally challenged youth, increasing target service population by 75%.
? Developed and refined specialty programming for youth and families, wrote grants to meet the needs of youth.
? Implemented motivational protocols for effective service delivery by over 100 independent contractors.
2011-present Your Center, LLC Cherry Hill, NJ
Director of Operations, Consultant
? Managed multidisciplinary wellness center; organized program of services utilizing over 15 private practitioners.
? Structured advertising campaign for start-up agency, including: website, print, online, and community awareness.
2010 Papa Ganache, LLP Keyport, NJ
Executive Director
? Founded innovative program integrating psychotherapy and behavior modification within entrepreneurial venture.
? Engineered positive changes for over 25 behaviorally challenged youth while managing functioning bakery kitchen.
? Established and maintained sales contracts with over 15 wholesale accounts; supervised and baked for retail location.
2001-2010 Monmouth Cares, Inc. W. Long Branch, NJ
Care Manager
? Coordinated multi-disciplinary planning with education, judicial, mental health, and protective service personnel.
? Facilitated a collaborative team approach to service planning with over 80 families with complex needs.
? Initiated training protocol for new staff and supervisors, and conducted Wraparound training statewide.
2006-2010 Leading Youth Through Experience, LLC Brick, NJ
Executive Director
? Selected, trained, and directed staff of 15 employees to provide therapeutic services for over 200 families.
? Collaborated with agency Directors and their staff to better serve youth with “strengths-based” approach.
? On Executive Committee of CIACC, helped to create and develop the “Education Liaison Initiative” model.
1991-2001 CPC Behavioral Healthcare Aberdeen, NJ
Counselor/Recreation Therapist
? Innovated client-centered treatment approach affecting over 200 individuals, increasing participation significantly.
? Guided psychiatrically disabled chemically addicted adults in gaining and maintaining competitive employment.
? Established Writing Workshop and interactive therapeutic activities to enhance abilities and stimulate esteem.
? Directed monthly Board meetings as Chairman of Staff Personnel Committee, addressing agency-wide issues.
? Led and motivated over 18 Group Home staff exercising community and home-based therapeutic activities.
1996-present A Signature Celebration Cherry Hill, NJ
Events Motivator/Owner
? Acted as MC and team leader at over 600 functions, including formal weddings, charity events, school dances.
? Hired and provided ongoing training for 6 employees and initiated policies to increase morale and effectiveness.
? Balanced humor, enthusiasm, and creative approach to acquire and maintain large regional customer base.
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Poem Writing