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Sherese Marie Brooks

11223 Gold Pan Rd. Charlotte, NC 28215


(252) 341-8120 sheresebrooks@yahoo.com
Career Objective: Seeking a position as a Health Educator within Indian Health
Services to promote public health services by providing immunization education and
support to build the Catawba Indian Nations health status.

Summary of Qualifications
Able to relate to other Native Americans and their experiences due to my cultural identity and
upbringing
Dependable team player, strong leader, and willing to assume high levels of responsibility.
Ambitious and hard working, committed to excellence, and reliable for decision-making.
Works effectively with diverse groups of people.
Maintains the concept, one must first learn how to follow before they can learn to lead.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and organization skills, detail oriented and able to efficiently multi-task.
Education
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Bachelors of Science in Health Education and Promotion
Concentration: Community Health
Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
Masters of Science in Public Health
Concentration: Health Promotion

May 2006

Expected Graduation August 2016

Experience
Mecklenburg County Health Department
03/2015-Present
Health Educator
Assess, develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion/disease prevention programs
Educate and promote public health topics to Mecklenburg County residents
Specialized in immunization and infectious diseases, diabetes prevention, and children services
Collaborate with a team to identify interventions to implement within the community
Coordinate and manage public health services for children, adolescents, and adults.
One patient commented after providing an immunization health record in Spanish and English, I didnt
know that a health record with both languages existed, now I can help track my childrens vaccines,
thank you so much.
Connections BWB, Inc., Charlotte, NC
Quality Coordinator/Qualified Mental Health Professional
01/2011-01/2015
Coordinate and manage mental/behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Provide mental/behavior health education to clients and their parents on a weekly basis.
Provide linkage of services including community resources, programs, and referrals for treatment.
Collaborate with DSS, DJJ, Court systems, GAL, schools, and other providers in the community to
promote wraparound services.
Advocate for client and families social, emotional/mental, and educational needs.

Develop and manage Person Centered Plans (treatment plan), therapeutic interventions, and strategies to
meet each treatment goal.

Genesis Project 1, Inc., Charlotte, NC


08/2006- 01/2011
Case Coordinator/Qualified Mental Health Professional
Coordinate and manage mental/behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Train fellow Case Managers (in-house) how to coordinate, manage, and monitor services.
Develop and manage Person Centered Plans (treatment plan), therapeutic interventions, and strategies
to meet each treatment goal.
Provide empowerment and support to clients and families for participation in treatment plan and holistic
health care model.
Coordination and assistance of crisis intervention and stabilization.
Provide mental health education and implement daily interventions to children and their parents
Skills/Awards
Completed over 500 hours of nursing school clinicals at various healthcare agencies
Certified Peer Educator by the Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network
Certified in CPR, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens by the American Heart Association
Certified Mecklenburg County Training Institute (MCTI) Trainer
Received the Employee of the Month award twice within the first year of employment at CBWB
East Carolina Universitys Deans Honor List, 2004-2006
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
Community Experience/ Extra-Curricular Activities
Mecklenburg County Health Department, Volunteer, Charlotte, NC
2012-Present
Metrolina Native American Association, Indian Child Welfare (ICWA) Representative
2010-2012
A.I.A.H. Native Resource Center, Inc., Executive Board Member, Charlotte, NC
2008-2012
Developed a Sexual & Reproductive Health Awareness program for adolescents
2008-2009
Genesis Project Family Wellness Center, Volunteer, Charlotte, NC
2007-2010
Participant in the Annual Susan G. Komen Race for Cure, Raleigh, NC
2001-2015
Pembroke Veterinary Hospital, Vet Assistant for Vaccines, Pembroke, NC
2000-2006
References
Available upon request.