NEEDED BEFORE 4 PM EST Cover letter for potential employer, one page only!. Needed information for this assignment (Layout of assignment is after information):
please remember I’m from Georgia. Also Here is my some of my work history, I don’t know if you need it but maybe you do? My focus and my history is centered around Substance abuse and Mental Health.
Working with individuals who suffers with substance abuse, risky behaviors, mental health issues or co-occurring disorders, assisting them to achieve and sustain long term recovery.
Community Service Tech II -CSB Residential services ; Interview of client for program, Research data entry, integration of healthy coping skills and education on mental health and substance abuse, integration of client in community to develop independent living and maintain lifestyle of recovery. Chart client observations, following prescribed procedures and standards. Assist in preventing and managing crisis situations. Trains behavioral health techs in all aspects of duties. Delegates tasks to behavioral health techs appropriately. Ensures timely completion of agency required trainings/workshops. Facilitates and co-facilitates groups based on client’s needs and objectives. Administers RUDS as needed / required.
Community service Tech ; Facilitating groups based on triggers and healthy coping skills, Education groups on depression, anxiety and substance abuse, shift notes, safety checks, monitoring clients for wellness. Demonstrates the use of de-escalation, mediation, and other treatment approaches when intervening with clients. Assists the charge nurse in effectively leading the team whenever restraint or seclusion is necessary and documents according to policy. Administers RUDS as needed / required.
Internship-; Facilitating groups such as meditation and relapse prevention. Leads groups based on substance abuse cycle and family dynamics. In addition; Mastery notes, treatment plans, group and individual counseling. Maintain clinical records in accordance with agency policies. Direct care for clients as needed after normal business hours. Administers RUDS as needed / required.
Facilitator– The Hartman Center (2012-2013); Weekly group facilitator that gives focus to various life skills, addiction and criminal behavior topics to youth at risk. Assists with goal developments and risk reduction.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Professional Portfolio—Personal Statement/Cover Letter
For this assignment, you will submit the second document to be included in your Professional Portfolio: Your personal statement or a cover letter. As you near completion of your undergraduate education, you have probably been reflecting on your personal and professional development and goals. Summarizing so much personal information on paper is not easy, but it’s important. Many employers complain that in interviews and job applications, students do not seem to know how to articulate the skills and strengths that they bring to the job.
In preparation for writing the personal statement/cover letter, review Dr. Margaret A. Lloyd’s Web site at: http://www.psywww.com/careers/index.htm. Learn what you can do with your bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Determine if you will pursue graduate school or employment upon graduation. Note choices that seem to apply to you and why. If more than one, rank these choices. Describe any concerns you might have regarding your interests. What level of education will you need to pursue? Have you taken any previous courses or trained in this area? These links in particular should be helpful:
- Exploring your abilities, interest, skills, & values www.psywww.com/careers/explore.htm#top
- Graduate School Options: www.psywww.com/careers/options.htm
- Entry-Level Positions www.psywww.com/careers/entry.htm
For this assignment, find a graduate program (if you are preparing your Professional Portfolio with the Graduate School focus) or a job opening that you would like to apply to (if you are preparing your Professional Portfolio with the Employment focus). Look up the details for the application requirements, and tailor your personal statement/cover letter to these specific graduate school/job requirements.
Personal Statement (for those with the Graduate School focus)
This essay may be the single most influential component of a graduate school application. The statement you write for this portfolio gives you a forum for presenting yourself to the admissions committee, scholarship committee, and others who want to know something about you.
In preparation for writing the statement, read the document “Preparing Personal Statements” at: http://www.creighton.edu/soar/preparingapps/statements/. Here are a few of their suggestions:
- find and use your voice
- use concrete examples of what you’ve done
- avoid generalizations, such as “I’m good with people”
- proofread and edit (and ask others to proofread and make suggestions about) your statement to be sure it is free of grammatical and typographical errors, and informal language, “I’m okay with sciences but weak in math”
Cover Letter (for those with the Employment focus)
A cover letter is a way to introduce yourself to a potential employer. This letter should include details about yourself and why you feel you are qualified for the position. Summarize your undergraduate experiences, your strengths and weaknesses, the reasons you are applying and how they will help you meet your professional goals.
Write a cover letter to a prospective employer. The letter, which should accompany your resume, should summarize why you are interested in the job and what qualifications and skills make you an ideal candidate or match for the position. Limit your letter to one page.
Follow this link for advice on writing a cover letter: http://www.uwec.edu/ORSP/IRB/about/submit/Cover-Letter.htm.
Submit your Personal Statement or Cover Letter to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria and Respective Point Value Maximum Points Presented a personal statement reflecting personal development and goals. Included specific examples of experience and achievement.
Cover letter was clear and concise, while discussing undergraduate experiences, strengths and weaknesses, and reasons for applying to the selected job. 40 Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. 10 Total: 50