June Ward

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

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Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/juneward
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JUNE AUSTIN-WARD
146 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Apt # C1
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(610)622-4859
(267)970-9160(mobile)
juanne35@hotmail.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Extensive experience in supervising and coordinating social service and job development programs with expertise in:
? Advocacy dedicated to empowering victims by providing resources and information.
? Mentoring and teaching employment skills to at risk youth.
? Developing partnerships and liaising with funding sources to obtain program objectives.
? Conducting assessments and making appropriate referrals for service.
? Facilitating groups to empower and educate.

EDUCATION
Eastern University 05/2009
MBA-Management
City University of New York at New York
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Philosophy 06/1988

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
JUVENILE PROBATION DEPARTMENT, Philadelphia, PA
Provided court supervision for delinquent youth who have been placed on probation or who are awaiting the court’s disposition.
Juvenile Probation Officer 03/2003-05/2008
? Supervised youth involved with the juvenile justice system.
? Conducted home investigations and made appropriate recommendations and referrals to the court.
? Maintained case records and prepared cases for court to facilitate court appearances.

DOMESTIC ABUSE PROJECT OF DELAWARE COUNTY, Media, PA
A nonprofit agency dedicated to providing social services to victims of domestic violence.
Office Manager / Counselor 04/2002-07/2002
? Supervised daily office operations and screened prospective clients.
? Compiled various data to complete monthly reports.
? Provided counseling to clients with respect to Domestic Violence issues including safety planning and self determination.

WHEELER CLINIC, Plainville, CT
A social service organization committed to providing services to groups and individuals through treatment and education.
Group Facilitator 04/2000-03/2002
? Conducted court-mandated sessions with offenders.
? Presented materials from an educational and clinical perspective.
? Discussed domestic violence in relation to power and control by encouraging group members to accept responsibility for their behavior.

ADVANCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Middletown, CT
A behavioral health organization which provides authorization and referral services for clients seeking treatment.
Access Line Coordinator 03/2000-03/2002
? Screened and determined appropriate levels of care for clients requesting substance abuse treatment.
? Made referrals to treatment facilities through conference calls.

BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE/MOSAIC CITY WORKS, Bronx, NY
A nonprofit social services agency dedicated to providing case management, employment and educational services in conjunction with the college.
Employment Instructor/Job Developer 09/1996-12/1999
? Developed the employability skills of young adults. This included the evaluation of job readiness and retention skills.
? Developed and promoted self-marketing techniques.
? Explored vocational options and aptitudes.
? Facilitated group and individual counseling sessions.
? Liaised between student and employer.
? Conducted orientation and testing.
Case Planner 04/1996 - 09/1996
? Provided casework services to "at risk" families by developing and implementing treatment plans to maintain the family unit whenever possible.
? Conducted group and individual counseling sessions.
? Advocated for families rights for housing and government entitlements.

SENECA CENTER BEACONS PROGRAM, Bronx, NY
A nonprofit social services agency committed to providing case management, recreational and educational services for “at risk” children and families in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx.
Senior Caseworker 07/1994 - 03/1996
Case worker 03/1993- 07/1994
? Provided casework services to primary caretakers and their children. This included the development and implementation of a treatment plan for all parties involved with a view towards achieving a permanency goal for the family.
? Devised and instituted new programs. Insured compliance with City/State/Federal mandates.
? Provided monthly reports to the boards with various organizations.
? Delivered child abuse/neglect trainings and any other related topics to community organizations.
? Operated a woman's support group to help reduce domestic violence.
? Provided training to new staff members.

CARIBBEAN NEWS AGENCY, Bridgetown, Barbados
A former news and wire service which gathered, edited and disseminated news stories through the wire service to other islands in the Caribbean.
Reporter/Sub-Editor 01/1990 - 01/1991
? Investigated and compiled news stories for wire service.
? Wrote and edited incoming stories and feature articles.

SKILLS
Read, write and speak Spanish
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Book Writing