Abiann M.


Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA
Masters of Education, Dual Licensure in Mental Health Counseling Anticipated May 2017
and School Adjustment Counseling

Bachelors of Science, Psychology May 2011

Related Work Experience
School Adjustment Counselor Intern, Carver, MA January 2017-Current
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Facilitate weekly one-on-one meetings with students grades 9 -12 to teach social skills and coping
strategies to ensure students are progressing in their education.
Co-lead groups on eating disorders, depression and social skills.
Observe I.E.P. and 504 meetings to learn best practices when assisting students
in need.
Work with students with varying diagnosis, such as: Bipolar Disorder, Oppositional
Defiant Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome and

Substitute Teacher, Middleboro Public Schools, Middleboro, MA December 2011-Current
Work in a variety of roles k-12, including work in alternative and special
education programs.
Responsible to lead classroom assignments and relay information to the students.
Managed classroom settings with 20-32 students per class.
Reported pertinent information to classroom teacher to ensure a smooth transition.

School Adjustment Counselor Intern, Mary K. Goode School, Middleboro, MA Sept 2016-Dec 2016
Ran in-class and lunch bunch groups with 6-22 students.
Conducted individual check-ins with students grades k-5.
Consulted on I.E.P.’s and I.B.P.’s working closely with administration and support teams
to best assist each student’s needs.
Designed incentive programs for individual students.
Worked with students diagnosed with

Sexual Assault Counselor Intern, Health Imperatives, Brockton, MA January 2016- December 2016
Provided individual and group crisis counseling to male and female survivors of sexual assault and
domestic violence ranging in ages 6-45.
Assisted recent survivors of assault at the hospital offering emotional support, as well as legal and
medical information.
Answered hotline calls and provided trainings to new interns and volunteers.
Assistant Teacher, READS Academy, Middleboro, MA July 2013-June2016
Worked with children k-6th grade with emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities in a therapeutic
based classroom.
Ran small learning groups with 3-12 students.
Administered C.P.I. restraints to ensure safety of students.
Managed the classroom and intervened with behaviors.
Developed behavior plans and incentive charts for students.
Facilitated and conducted ESP meetings to relay information to administrators and maintain
communication between both campuses at READS Academy
Maintained and documented classroom behavioral data via technology.

Additional Experience
Fitness Instructor, YMCA, Middleboro, MA October 2011- November 2016
Hired to work with young adults in the Teens-in-Training Program, as well as the general population to
promote health and guide proper work outs.

Camp Manager, Dancing Pines Stables, Middleboro, MA August 2007-August 2009
Facilitated Summer horse camps for children ages 4-13.
Maintained the upkeep of the horses and barn.
Designed activities for the children including arts and crafts

Professional Development
American Counseling Association Member since 2016

Chi Sigma Iota Member since 2016
Counseling National Honors Society

Technology Skills

Competent in Word Office Programs, Ipass, Jupiter Ed, Google Drive

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