Norma LaForme

Freelance Writer & Researcher

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Location:Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/normalaforme
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Professional Profile
Career Objective
My goal is to obtain a job where I am able to use my counseling skills to assist individuals in reaching their goals.
Personal Profile
I have a great deal of experience working with people with disabilities
Skills Summary
Counseling skills
Computer and internet skills
Developing and Teaching Workshops
Problem Solving Skills
Research and critical thinking
Interviewing skills
Professional Experience
Christian Horizons
904 West Fifth, Hamilton
2000-Present
Job Duties:
Working with 5 individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Administering Medication
Assisting all individuals with daily aspects of daily living.
Assisting in completing personal program plans.
Developing and implementing behavior tracking charts
As required.
1996-1997
Housing Help Centre
210 Naier Street
Hamilton, Ontario
Job Duties
Working at the reception desk assisting individuals with housing application. I worked there on a brief contract and then I worked there on an occasional basis
1994
Learning Disabilities Association of Hamilton-Wentworth 4 Hughson Street South
Hamilton, Ontario
Job Duties
Worked as a Resource Centre Coordinator and assisted the board in their work
1994
Community Living Hamilton
191 York Blvd, Hamilton, On
Job Duties
Developed and facilitated a workshop on self esteem and Making Choice for individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

Education

1997-2003
Tndale College and Seminary, Toronto, Ontario
Graduated with a Masters of Divinity and Counseling
Areeass of Study
Courses in Marriage and Family Therapy
Courses in Bible and Theology

1990-1994
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts
Area of Study
Humanities

1984-1988
Mohawk College, Brantford Campus
Graduated with Early Childhood Education
Area of Study
Child Development and teaching young children

Volunteer and Work Placements

2003-2004
Catholic Family Service (former name Pastoral Counseling Centre)
Hamilton Ontario.
Completed 2 Pastoral Counseling through CAPPE
I counseled individuals with interpersonal issues they were working trough.

2008-2011
St, Joseph Mountain Health Care West 5th Campus, Hamilton, Ontario
I have worked with people who deal with psychiatric illness through a
Variety of programs through their recreation department.


References: Available on Request
Skills (2) Rating
Writing
Research