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Lathan Dennis

Slidell,LA

Summary

Experienced crisis response professional knowledgeable about strategies for reintroducing calm to emotionally-charged crisis situations. Skilled in reflective listening, relationship-building and collaborative problem-solving. Highly motivated and enthusiastic about helping people in need.

Overview

12
12
years of professional experience

Work History

Mobile Crisis Intervention Specialist

The Ness Center
2023.10 - Current
  • Member of on-call emergency response team for crisis intervention.
  • Worked with family members to develop support networks and multifaceted coping techniques focused on client needs.
  • Used skills such as active listening and collaborative problem-solving daily to connect with patients and address concerns.
  • Evaluated patients based on mental and physical parameters discovered through interviews and standardized assessments.
  • Educated clients and families about dangers of substance abuse and addiction.

Job Developer

Tri-Parish Works
2023.02 - 2023.10
  • Liaised with community partners to enhance employment opportunities for individuals.
  • Pre-qualified individuals for services by collecting and verifying applicants' personal, financial and employment histories.
  • Conducted research on future career outlook, trends and educational or skill requirements.
  • Counseled clients on steps and options needed to realize career aspirations and goals.
  • Conducted needs assessments to identify gaps in performance and develop targeted learning solutions.

Recruiter

United States Army
2020.12 - 2023.04
  • Operated and maintained applicant tracking and candidate management systems.
  • Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of candidates through effective screening processes.
  • Placed advertisements, evaluated applicant credentials, conducted initial interviews and pre-screening assessments.
  • Emphasized job benefits and perks to applicants to improve organization's attractiveness.
  • Studied job descriptions and qualifications to determine applicant requirements.
  • Improved office efficiency by effectively managing internal communications and correspondence.

Soldier/Non-Commissioned Officer

United States Army
2011.10 - 2023.04
  • Trained employees in essential job functions.
  • Initiated plans to improve relations, quality standards, and service efficiency.
  • Monitored workflow to improve employee time management and increase productivity.
  • Operated and maintained armored vehicles.
  • Coached and mentored new recruits for motivated, high-performing teams.
  • Performed visual inspections and non-destructive tests where appropriate.
  • Participated in team meetings to discuss progress and results, providing ideas and suggestions for improvement.

Education

Associate of Arts - General Studies

University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, United States
05.2022

Skills

  • Risk Evaluation
  • Research Abilities
  • Reflective Listening
  • Crisis Assessment
  • Goal-Oriented

Timeline

Mobile Crisis Intervention Specialist

The Ness Center
2023.10 - Current

Job Developer

Tri-Parish Works
2023.02 - 2023.10

Recruiter

United States Army
2020.12 - 2023.04

Soldier/Non-Commissioned Officer

United States Army
2011.10 - 2023.04

Associate of Arts - General Studies

University of Maryland Global Campus
Lathan Dennis