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DeEtte (Dee) Amstutz 715 Aurora Court Nixa, MO 65714 da15f0c7c@westpost.

net Tel: 417-380-3453 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Currently enrolled at Ozarks Technical College in the Occupational Therapy Assis tant program, graduating in May 2011. Participated in 2 week clinical at St. Johns outpatient pediatric clinic. Participated in 8 Week clinical at Ozark Public schools. Currently attending 8 week clinical at a skilled nursing facility. Experienced as a paraprofessional at 2 different schools. Experienced as a social worker serving people with developmental disabilities. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8/2005 - 8/2009 Christian County Coalition for the Aging

Nixa, MO

House Keeper Cleaned houses and developed social rapport with established case load of sr. ci tizens. Monitored and reported individual needs of clients to supervisor if add itional services were required. 8/2004 - 1/2005 Nixa Public Schools Nixa, MO Paraprofessional Provided 1-1 support to high school student with autism during integrated classe s. Duties included offering guidance during classtime, collecting assignments, d ocumenting behavioral concerns and assisting with transitions between classes. 8/2002 - 6/2004 Rochester Public Schools Rochester, Afghanistan Paraprofessional Assisted students in K-4 grade with improving reading, writing, and math skills, 1-1 or in a small group. Supported students with ADHD to display positive behav ior in the classroom. Provided supervision in lunchroom and on playground. 7/2001 - 8/2002 Self Employed Rochester, MN Daycare Provider Offered day care services to children in my home with focus on providing educati onal activities, community outings and serving nutritious meals. Developed rapp ort with parents regarding the needs of their children. 11/1999 - 6/2001 PossAbilities of Southern Minnesota Rochester, MN

Pre-vocational trainer Implemented pre-vocational and leisure skills training to adults with developmen tal disabilities. Facilitated training with ADL's and improving social communica tion skills. Contributed input for individualized service plans. 7/1998 - 6/2001 Catholic Family Services Grand Forks, ND Licensed Social Worker Provided corporate guardianship services to adults with development disabilitie s. Responsible for implementing residential, vocational, financial, legal and me dical decisions. Visited each client monthly at residence or vocational setting to assure proper services were received. 11/1987 - 7/1988 REM Grafton, ND Group Home Manager Supervised group home staff. Collaborated with team members to develop goals/ training objectives for group home residents. Assisted residents with ADL's, IADL's, community outings, leisure activities and social skills.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ACCOMPLISHMENTS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Deans list at OTC for 3 semesters ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ EDUCATION ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1983 Graduate - Ashby High School, Ashby, MN

1987 Social Work Bachelor of Arts Degree - Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

2011 Occupational Therapy AAS Occupational Therapy Assistant - Ozarks Technical College, Springfield, MO

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CERTIFICATIONS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Obtained social work license in North Dakota and Minnesota ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ACTIVITIES ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Member of American Occupational Therapy Association and participate in Missouri Occupational Therapy Association.