ABOUT ROOSEVELT THOMAS
ABOUT ROOSEVELT THOMAS
Serve as a facilitator in the Boston Busing Desegregation Project (BBDP), an ongoing project of the Union Minority Neighborhoods. The mission of the Union of Minority Neighborhoods is to confront threats to civil liberties and human rights by working to ensure skilled, committed, grassroots leaders of color can effectively organize on issues of concern in their communities.
Represent both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial dispute resolution, in the District Court of Boston. Serve as a Neutral party in more than 100 cases.
Participate in a group study to provide follow up on the Burundi peace process handled by the past President Nelson Mandela
Participate in a case study to provide recommendations for the Cote d’Ivoire mediation.
ROOSEVELT JEAN THOMAS
Qualified and Experienced
Counsellor, Mediator, Facilitator, Negotiator
Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
Impasse Buteau # 6, Delmas 41
Home: (781) 922-8357
Cell: (509) 3153-3252
Professionally trained Counselor
•Good experience in ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
• Skill Highlights Ability to work under pressure in fast-paced
• Very familiar in daily living activity assistance, acute and rehabilitative care, patient evaluation/intervention;
Family service Greater Boston- Jamaica Plain
Case Worker - September 2012 to present
•Serve as an advocate for the client in needs;
•Make in the depth of a client’s need;
•Refer clients to resources that will meet or satisfy their needs;
•Develop a detailed plan of action to meet clients’ needs.
Assistant Supervisor - January 2008 to September 2011
Oversee Operating procedures, Services, Activities, and program for residents;
•Provide milieu counselling and teaching clients crisis resolution;
•Supervise performance of assigned staff;
•Perform physical intervention in the event of a crisis;
•Monitor client behaviour and implement behaviour management procedures as needed;
•Facilitate group activities and make plans that develop good peer relations.
Drug and Alcohol Dependency Counselor Intern
January 2006 to May 2006
Lebanon Pines – New London, CT
•Complete chemical dependency assessments and intakes ;
•Coordinate treatment activities with other agencies and professionals;
•Counsel and aid individuals and families who require assistance in dealing with substance abuse ;
•Provide counselling services to patients and families;
•Provide case management services for clients receiving treatment.
EDUCATION & TRAININGS
Nova Southeastern University 2013-2014
Conflict Resolution - Master’s Degree Program Description
The M.S. in Conflict Analysis & Resolution is designed to train reflective professionals in the practice, design, and evaluation of a variety of conflict resolution applications. The M.S. program focuses on pragmatic approaches to solving problems inherent in human social relations.
University of Massachusetts 2011-2013
Boston, MA - Norfolk
Conflict Resolution - Graduate Certificate’s Degree
The Graduate Certificate of Arts (MA) in Conflict Resolution offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing conflict resolution skill, practice, analysis, theory, and research. I had the opportunity to explore conflict in a context of particular interest
Eastern Connecticut State University 2011
Willimantic, CT Human Services Bachelor's Degree
This Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) Degree is designed for individuals who desire to enter or advance within the field of social and human services.
Quinebaug Valley Community College 2006
Human Services - A.S
Human Services offer an insight into a myriad of social issues, including such areas as mental health, criminal justice, child and family services, mental retardation, domestic violence, services to aging adults, addictions, and educational services.
BLS - Basic Life Support Affiliations American Red Cross Association
General Coordinator of Haitian Community Center;
Volunteer as a translator in City hall and school systems for the Haitian community;
Seminar organizer on fighting drug and alcohol;
General Secretary of Haitian Relief Funds Worked with the support of American Red Cross to as a fund for the victims of Hurricane Jeanne;
Organized social and cultural activities for the youth Volunteered for disaster relief with the American Red Cross Shelter operator.