Nikita Chacko

Freelance Content Writer & Editor

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Location:Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nikitachacko
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$15
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EDUCATION

Diploma Early Childhood Education Program
2014-PRESENT Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario
Program Highlights
• Above 3.5 GPA in all courses, including Placements
• CPR certification
• Courses include: Curriculum Development, Child Development, Health Safety and Nutrition, Partnership with Families, Philosophy of Education
Field Placements
• Jean Steckle YWCA Childcare Centre Kitchener, Ontario(Preschoolers)
• Brigadoon YMCA Childcare Centre, Kitchener Ontario(4-12 years)
• W.T.Townshend YMCA Childcare Centre, Kitchener, Ontario (Preschoolers)
• Brigadoon Public School, Kitchener, Ontario (JK/SK)


Certificate in Mandarin Chinese
JAN 2013- JULY 2013 Birmingham Academy, Horne Road, Singapore
Elementary level Mandarin

MSc. In Holistic Psychological Counseling
2010- 2012
Roshni Nilaya, School of Social Work, Valencia, Mangalore, India
• Certificate in advanced Counseling Skills Training from ANUGRAHA (Capuchin Institute of Counseling, psychotherapy and Research- Recognized by the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education)
• Participant in International Conference on “Women and Mental Health” (School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore, India and Flinders University, Australia)
• Attended workshop on “Understanding Gen X Issues & Strategies in Counseling Adolescents”
• Attended workshop on “Strength Based & Solution-Focused Interventions”

B.A in Psychology, Criminology and English Literature
2007-2010 Roshni Nilaya, School of Social Work, Valencia, Mangalore, India
• President of the Literature Club
• Member of the Student Parliament

Indian School Certification
2003-2005 Ryan International School, Bangalore Karnataka, India
• Main Subjects: Psychology, Sociology, Political Science
• Bonus Subject: History
WORK AND VOLUNTEERING EXPERIENCE

Volunteer

2012-2013 Birmingham Academy, Horne Road, Singapore
• Assisted in teaching English to children from immigrant families
• Assisted with system administration and data input to the ministry of education website
• Counseling assistance and student record-keeping
Intern Counselor
2012 Department of Ship Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, Kerala, India
• Individual counseling for the 1st year students
• Group counseling sessions for students away from home
Intern Counselor
2012 A.J Hospital & Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
• Counseling for the in-patients and their families
• Assisting families in translation and hospital formalities

Intern Counselor
2012
Mangala College of Para-Medical Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
• Individual Counseling for the 1st year students’
• Counseling for ESL students
• Group Counseling on topics of stress management and effective study techniques

Intern Counselor
2011-2012
Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

• Pottery, Painting, Craft work
• Playing throw ball, badminton, basketball
• Listening to music
• Reading and researching

REFERENCES AND PORTFOLIO
Available upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing
Editing