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Andrew Smith


287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000

(000) 000-0000

Professional Summary

Motivated and adaptable team player, leader, with years of experience working alongside counselors, teachers and staff in a primary and secondary school environment. Detail-oriented, energetic professional dedicated to leading the development of solutions to successfully provide assistance to vulnerable individuals within the school community
Client-focused, performance-driven  with extensive experience and  success in the areas of program implementation, one on one sessions assessing issues and developmental strategies. Strong ability to develop strategic plans that provide a holistic and practical outcome for students and families. Investment into community organizations for referral processes.  

Employment history

Chaplain, Bauch-Trantow. North Rosaleeview, Rhode Island
Jun. 2011 – Present
Overview
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children’s progress, resolve behavioral and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their needs.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Identify cases of domestic abuse or other family problems and encourage students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
  • Observe students during classroom and assist in implementing programs that assist in social interaction, bullying or other issues.
  • Plan and conduct  programs to assist students integration into high school.
  • Attend meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops and serve on committees.
  • Address community groups, faculty, and staff members to explain chaplaincy service.
  • Actively assist P&C’s through volunteer work.
  • Prepare and implement programs for student when issues arise with behaviour.
  • Plan and conduct activities that promote students engagement and social awareness.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote  mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.Read books to entire classes or small groups.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Collect information about clients through sessions one on one.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to make assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Refer clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of  programs on clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, or other interested parties to exchange necessary information when required.
  • Plan, organize, or lead structured programs or social activities for students or community members.
  • Coordinate or direct employee workshops, courses, or training about mental health issues or other issues they may be facing.
  • Learn about new developments in counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, or establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy.

Childrens Pastor, Creative Arts Facilitator, Gottlieb, Sanford and Cummings. Okunevafort, Colorado
Feb. 2006 – Mar. 2006
  • Develop briefings, brochures, multimedia presentations, web pages, promotional products, technical illustrations, and computer
  • Script, plan, and create animated narrative sequences under tight deadlines, using computer software and hand drawing techniques.
  •  artwork for use in products, technical manuals, literature, newsletters and slide shows.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
  • Counsel individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.
  • Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
  • Supervise other social workers.
  • Lead group counseling sessions that provide support in such areas as grief, stress, or chemical dependency.
  • Provide, find, or arrange for support services, such as child care, homemaker service, prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, job training, counseling, or parenting classes, to prevent more serious problems from developing.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.

Education

Eastern Boyle, Desiraeville, Oregon
Bachelor of Science, Counselling and Human Behaviour, Present

Marks University, West Reinaldochester, Maine
Diploma of Counselling, Counselling, May. 2018

Southern New Jersey College, New Kiara, Iowa
Diploma in CBT, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Jun. 2016

Eastern Kassulke Academy, Wernermouth, Ohio
Statement of Attainment, Work Effectively in Mental Health, Mar. 2012

The Kilback University, Alitaport, Mississippi
Diploma in Social Scienece, Mar. 2011

West Wisconsin College, Estebanville, Michigan
Certificate IV in Theology, Biblical Theology, Dec. 2005

Skills

Pastoral Care

Communication Interpersonal Relations

Counselling

Program Implementation

Community Engagement

Fundraising

Creative Thinking

Word Processing Programs and Media Editing Programs

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Andrew Smith


Phone:

(000) 000-0000

Address:

287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000

Professional Summary

Chaplain Major is a member of the NJ Police Chaplain Association and trained in Group, Individual/Peer, and Advanced Group Crisis Intervention, CISM. He is currently serving Asbury Park and Montclair Police Department.  

Chaplain Major has a background that includes Disaster Response, Hurricane relief efforts and other national disasters in the United States.

Chaplain Major has also held positions as interim Executive Pastor, Pastoral Care team member, Chaplain Facilitator and Lead Minister for outreach initiatives in New Jersey. 

Employment history

Nov. 2017 – Present
Syblefurt, Oklahoma
Chaplain, Heathcote-Botsford

Responsibilities included counseling and advising police department personnel, community and family members of officers on religious or spiritual matters. Preside over weddings, christenings, funerals or other official ceremonies. 

Facilitate worship services, conduct individual/group crisis and grief counseling support.

Oct. 2012 –
New Kaburgh, Kentucky
Chaplain, O’Conner Group

Responsibilities included counseling and advising police department personnel, community and family members of officers on religious or spiritual matters. Preside over weddings, christenings, funerals or other official ceremonies. 

Facilitate worship services, conduct individual/group crisis and grief counseling support.

Sep. 2016 – Oct. 2017
Waltontown, Vermont
Director of Media Operations, Johnston-Grady

Provided executive leadership and oversight to redesign production designs, internal broadcast training, engineering advancements, management of staff and volunteers of 80 people and development of external broadcast vendor support.

Additional areas of development included social media, video broadcast, radio broadcast, live stream broadcast and production support for all worship service within two campuses simultaneously each broadcast weekend.

Development of creative concepts to support the promotional and marketing initiatives to increase awareness and growth on all social and local platforms available. 

Other areas of professional support include:

  • Administratively and Pastoral Support for all volunteers and staff members.
  • Online campus development and implementation.
  • Management and oversight with Engineers, Directors, Lighting and Post-Production activities with day to day operational processes.
  • Oversee financial, strategic and business workflows for media operations on two campuses. 
  • Chaplaincy facilitator with 150 trainees to become church chaplains for the community and emergency crisis events.

Feb. 2009 – Jun. 2015
Breitenbergstad, Illinois
President & Executive Producer, Hagenes LLC

 As President of EPC, LLC, I lead the company’s new efforts to develop new programming for syndication,
primetime, cable, radio, digital, and emerging platforms, as well as oversee the company’s original programming slate on-air and development concepts.
•  Budgeting and financial oversight for broadcast specials and large venue projects.
•  Development broadcast opportunities and programming
•  Development and training of 25 – 75 staff, freelancers, and interns
•  Development of original programming and production coordination
•  Development of social media programming for corporations and religious organizations.
•  Broadcast development and broadcast QC deliverables
•  Senior executive management media consultation services for corporations.
•  Senior engineering designer for custom studios operations
•  Executive Producer and Senior Producer live and live to tape applications.
•  Engineering and system design specialist for the broadcast industry. 

Jan. 2009 – Aug. 2009
Port Conniemouth, Ohio
Minister of Media Operations, Hamill, Prosacco and Hoppe

Provides pastoral leadership and oversight for all media production at Cathedral International, including streaming, video, graphics, photography and social media presence. 

Cathedral International is a multi-site church of 50000+ members in the greater New Jersey area in Perth Amboy, Asbury Park and Plainfield, NJ.

Mar. 2001 – Nov. 2001
Nienowview, South Carolina
Sr. Operations Manager, Corwin Inc

Operational management lead and technology supervisor for all broadcast infrastructure for external ENG, studio operations and post-production activities to include information technology, and professional service solutions to production workflows. 

Supported the following processes and activities: business process management of on-air operations and talent support, executive operations member and strategic planning.

Oversight of all technical staff and outsourcing production vendors, development of internal training support and project management, help desk support with various systems, and organizational activities.

Feb. 1998 – Dec. 1998
New Haeland, Oregon
Broadcast Engineer, Gerhold, Lueilwitz and Bednar

Broadcast engineering for the news industry for daily broadcast in the New York Market. Areas of proficiencies include:

  • ENG Newsgathering
  • Live Stat-Truck Engineer and Operator
  • Post-Production editing long and short form presentations
  • Master control room operations
  • Control Operations
  • Live Broadcast Coordination
  • Remote Broadcast Coordination

Education

Certificate Training

  • Western Michigan Institute – Thompsonbury, North Carolina

CERTIFICATE

  • Eastern Hayes – West Dakota, Louisiana

Certificate Training

  • North North Dakota University – Wisokyborough, Illinois

Certificate Training

  • Eastern Gulgowski – Jacquitown, Nebraska

Bachelor of Arts: Broadcast Communications Major

  • Bernhard Institute – New Terenceshire, South Dakota

Skills

Project Management
Experienced

Strategic Planning
Skillful

Broadcast Technical Experience
Experienced

Group Crisis Intervention Management
Experienced

Individual Crisis Intervention Management
Experienced

chaplain

  • Complete 400 CPE hours (1 unit)
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote  mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.Read books to entire classes or small groups.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records.
  • Collect information about clients through sessions one on one.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to make assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Refer clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of  programs on clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.

chaplain (npe)

  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social,  and spiritual development and adjustment to health challenges.
  • Respond to patient requests for spiritual care with compassionate listening skills.
  • Develop, direct, and participate in training programs for staff and students. 
  • Performed and conducted Protestant worship services.

chaplain

  • Provided spiritual, emotional, and behavioral assessments of patients to the medical staff. 
  • Provided 24 hour-on-call pastoral care, to include emergencies, codes and deaths. 
  • Served as a liaison and advocate between patients, families, doctors and nursing staff. 
  • Performed bereavement services. 
  • Comforted and counseled families during crisis and bereavement. 
  • Led memorial services. 
  • Conducted Protestant worship services, as needed. 

chaplain

  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children’s progress, resolve behavioral and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their needs.
  • Observe students during classroom and assist in implementing programs that assist in social interaction, bullying or other issues.
  • Plan and conduct  programs to assist students integration into high school.
  • Address community groups, faculty, and staff members to explain chaplaincy service.
  • Actively assist P&C’s through volunteer work.
  • Prepare and implement programs for student when issues arise with behaviour.
  • Plan and conduct activities that promote students engagement and social awareness.

chaplain

  • Interact with students to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, and educational development and adjustment.
  • Counsel individual students regarding problems, such as stress, settling in new environment and culture, and family situations, to improve personal, and social adjustment.
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary, as follow: Counselling, doctors, 
  • Counsel individuals, to help them understand problems, deal with crisis situations, define goals, and develop realistic action plans.

chaplain

  • Pastoral care and support for 80 residential university students. 
  • Oversee and lead Campus bible studies
  • Pastoral care and support to grieving students including loss of grandparents, abortions, injury, serious illness, road trauma, suiside and alcohol and gambling abuse.
  • Live on site, 24 hour acess to students. 

chaplain

  • Apart of the in-house leadership team to the Athletic Floor. 
  • Built community on the floor and encouraged students in their spiritual development through relationships, group devotions and prayer.
  • Co-ordinated with Residential Advisor and the Academic Peer Advisors to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the students.
  • Identified and ministered to the religious, spiritual and/or holistic needs of patients and families, and coordinated requests for pastoral support and sacramental needs. 

chaplain, firefighter, and emt

  • Plan, implement and administer first response services for the village of East Palestine, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of firefighter and Emergency Medical Services.
  • Maintain awareness of advances in first response medicine and treatment equipment, medical protocols, medical and emergency records, and knowledge and implementation of HIPAA regulations.
  • Monitor the use of diagnostic services, treatment, and equipment to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for both the Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services.
  • Provide professional counseling services to the personnel of the Police, Fire, and E.M.S. departments, as needed.