Kaufhold - Residential Home Manager - Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Marnie Kaufhold

Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Services

Residential Home Manager

Summary:

Intake new clients, manage the paperwork required to run a FASD/TBI adult group home. Budget the monies, hire and train new workers. Write reports, manage hostile behaviour, motivate clients, set up day programs, and advocate for the clients

Work History

Therapeutic Foster parent

Empathetic Services

April 2014 - October 2014

Assessed youth's needs using a number of modalities to ensure comprehensive services: designed individual plans of service and care. Oversaw the delivery of services to the youth, this included; medical and psychiatric care, dental, and other physical needs, educational and vocational services, and other therapeutic services as well.

Home Share Director

Creative Life Strategies

From February 2013

To oversee all the home share placements within the agency
To ensure that the policies and procedures of the agency
are followed, to support the home share contractors in any way
required. To interview, complete home studies and arrange home placements for disabled adult clients.

Primary Caregiver

Bridgeway Specialized Homes

December 2012 - April 2014

Assessed client's needs using a number of modalities to ensure comprehensive services: designed individual plans of service and care. Oversaw the delivery of services to the clients, this included; medical and psychiatric care, dental, and other physical needs, educational and vocational services, and other therapeutic services as well. Clients are non-verbal with cognitive disabilities. Clients are 15 years old.

Respite Worker

Community Visions

October 2012 - December 2012

Assessed client's needs using a number of modalities to ensure comprehensive services: designed individual plans of service and care. Oversaw the delivery of services to the client, this included; medical and psychiatric care, dental, and other physical needs, educational and vocational services, and other therapeutic services as well.

Temporary Program Supervisor

Mission Association for Community Living

August 2012 - October 2012

Operating a residential program with 4 clients, with varying degrees of developmental disabilities, mental health and medical issues. Managing a licensed, and unionized program. I was responsible for training new hires, stabilizing the home in paperwork, staffing and agency protocols.

Community Support Worker

Cheshire Homes Society

December 2010 - July 2012

Work with individuals with ABI/TBI supporting them to become as independent as they are able. This includes support with life skills, community inclusion, transportation to appointments, or activities. To encourage individuals to actively set goals, and to assist them in taking the steps to achieve those goals to the best of the client's ability.

Adult Worker - Key Worker

June 2010 - March 2011

Work as a team to support adults with a variety of barriers to stable housing. This includes supporting clients with life skills, facilitating groups, completing resident and staff logs. Establishing a rapport with clients, assisting clients to establish personal goals and encouraging them to take the steps to complete their goals.

Program Manager

C.Kinman and Associates

September 2009 - July 2012

Operated a number of residential resources - working with young adults. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervision and support of staff. Assessed clients' needs using a number of modalities to ensure comprehensive services: designed individual plans of service and care. Oversaw the delivery of services to the clients, this included; medical and psychiatric care, dental, and other physical needs, educational and vocational services, and other therapeutic services as well.

Program Manager

Pathway Community Services Ltd

March 2004 - April 2009

Operated a number of residential resources - youths and adults. Responsible for hiring and training, scheduling, supervision and support of staff. Assessed client's needs using a number of modalities to ensure comprehensive services: designed individual plans of service and care. Oversaw the delivery of services to the clients, this included; medical and psychiatric care, dental, and other physical needs, educational and vocational services, and other therapeutic services as well.

Qualifications & Certifications

WestCoast College of HealthCare

Business Administration/Accounting Computers

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology

Business Administration/Accounting Computers

Gateway College of Business-School closed

School of Business

Counseling

St. Mary's High School

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