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Deborah Nadolski

Freelance Creative Writer & Article Writer

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Location:Fredonia, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/djnadolski
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Deborah J. Nadolski
4 Wisteria Drive
Fredonia NY 14063
Phone: (716) 467-3555 or (716) 672-7096
E-mail: djnadolski@aol.com

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY LGBT PARENTING EXAMINER
Writer for Examiner.com, November 2010 to Present

Generated articles pertaining to LGBT parenting issues, including “coming out,” same-*** parenting, LGBT media and resources, social issues, and political news. Moderated discussion groups and comments related to my LGBT articles and newsworthy subjects. Revised and proofread articles as needed. Provided noteworthy LGBT links and available resources.

TEXTBROKER INTERNATIONAL, Las Vegas, Nevada
Writer, April 2010 to present

Completed assignments for variousclients in a variety of subject areas, including health, business, education, and fashion. Proofread final drafts before submission and prepared revisions as requested by clients.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing, June 2006 to August 2006

*Completed eight-week course taught by author Dr. Sharon O’Brien
*Wrote twenty-five page memoir for my final portfolio

ERIE ONE BOCES AT AMHERST HIGH SCHOOL, Amherst, New York
Note taker/ Teacher Assistant, August 2002 to October 2005

Generated written notes for deaf students in various subjects. Revised notes as needed. Served as liaison between Teachers, Interpreters, and Student. Resolved student problems relating to courses and hearing issues

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD, Buffalo, New York
Proofreader, June 2001 to September 2001

Proofread physician manuals/directories and completed final revisions. Data entered new information into specialized computer system. Communicated changes to supervisor.

PUBLICATIONS

FATE MAGAZINE, “Skeleton Key," April 2003
IMMORTAL VERSES, “My Polka-Dotted Shirt," October 2006

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO, Buffalo, New York
August 2007 to September 2009

*Masters in Mental Health Counseling
*Overall GPA : 3.85/4.0


ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU, Fredonia, New York
Enumerator, April 2010 to August 2010

Conducted interviews with citizens through door-to-door visits and phone calls. Completed census questionnaires with residents. Planned routes, studied maps, and established rapport with individuals who can provide needed census information. Proofread final paperwork.

NEW FRONTIERS IN TBI, INC, Buffalo, New York
Independent Living Skills Specialist, November 2008 to January 2010

Completed written Detailed Service Plans and Individual Service Reports. Conducted functional assessments of individuals with traumatic brain injuriesby identifying strengths/weaknesses in daily living skills. Assisted clients with practicing daily living skills in the environment.

RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON ADDICTIONS, Buffalo, New York
Research Technician for “Youth and Gambling Project," November 2005 to Februaury 2006

Recruited participants, ages fourteen to twenty-one, through random digit dial system. Conducted study for subjects and documented responses into CATI computer system. Scheduled callbacks to eligible subjects and parents.

SKILLS

*Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, and dBase
*Mastery in clarinet performance and creative writing
*Fluent in French
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Article Writing