As your life skills coach I will encourage you to reach your goals while providing you with the tools, support and structure to accomplish these and more.
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Hello, My Name is Janice. I have been with Community Living St. Catharines since 1988 in various capacities.
I was first hired as a Counselor in a relief position for Barnsdale Residence. This position involved providing supports and services to children under the age of 18 who had an intellectual disability.
I then transferred to a group home setting as a Support Coordinator II. My responsibilities included providing support and personal care to adults who had an intellectual disability as well as physical and medical conditions. In this position I also coordinated supports and case managed for individuals that resided at the residence.
I was promoted to Supervisor within the Adult Supports Programs. This involved supervising three group homes with a staff of approximately 15 – 20 employees per site, who provided support to 4 – 5 adults with intellectual disabilities.
I have for the past 20 years been part of Community Living St. Catharines Home Share Program. This program is equivalent to foster care for adults with an intellectual disability. I presently support a lady who has shared my home for 17 years and a gentleman for 7 years.
Previous to my work in Community Living, my degree in Early Childhood Education led me to work in the day care setting. I was hired as a Pre-school teacher which evolved into supervisory position.
I am looking forward to working with you in developing your Individualized Support Program, providing you with the tools to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve your goals for success.