Nirva Vilsaint

selfdirection

Nirva Vilsaint

AUTH

EFF DATE

CITY

COUNTLY

10779
2019-01-08
Jamaica
New York

Phone:

(917)5623285

Email:

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Languages
English  
Spanish  
French  
Creole (Haitian)  

BROKER PROFILE

I have a Master’s Degree of Health. Additionally, I have 10+ years of experience as a service coordinator and care coordinator to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, living at home or in a residential setting. I have experience assisting in developing circles of support and facilitating person‐centered plans. I have experience supervising and providing orientation, training and support to staff. I have knowledge of the New‐York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) regulations.I believe that the self‐advocacy/self‐ determination services will assist any individual to have control over the services and programs they need to become a productive part of their community.As a start‐up/support broker, I will utilize my experience to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities in defining and achieving their goals and objectives. I also believe that my ability to speak four languages : English, Spanish, French and Haitian Creole will serve as an asset in providing advocacy, linkage, and referrals to

SPECIALIZED SKILLS

Knowledge of the services and resources available to assist individuals in the developmental disabilities field and Self‐ direction applicants;Administration Medication Approved Personnel certification (AMAP); Strategy Crisis Intervention Prevention (SCIP) certification;First Aid and CPR certification; Knowledge of Microsof Word, Excel;Excellent organization and communication skills;