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Leo W. | Elance
 
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Leo W.

Technical Writer
   United States
  |   Philadelphia, PA
  |  10:40 pm Local Time

Overview

My experience as a grant reviewer for the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Justice, combined with more than 20-year non-profit employment, offers grant-seekers a unique perspective in the grant-funding world. I have worked for agencies that provide services to a myriad of at-risk populations. Those populations include, but are not limited to, individuals with developmental and physical intellectual disAbilities, behavioral and emotional challenges, LGBT–related difficulties, literacy challenges, racial...

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English Language
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English for Business
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Understanding differences in British and American English
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Grant Writing
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Service Description

Technical Writing/Editing (example types below), Training/Certification, and Human Services professional, possessing over 15 years of non-profit employment in the disabilities and behavioral health fields. Brings to any project, 10+ years experience with developing and delivering training curricula; 5+ years of grants development and management; extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, standards, and court orders and decrees.

Skill set includes proficient computer skills including MS Office mastery, excellent verbal and written communication, relationship building and maintenance, project management, strategic planning, staff development, team-building, conflict resolution and problem-solving.

Technical writing includes: grant proposals; investigative reports; standard operating procedures and policies; training manuals; government corrective action plans; regulatory compliance reports; strategic plans; website content; quality management plans; annual reports; literary magazine creator/editor; business plans; and other academic writing.

Other skills: editing; proofreading; content research; compliance auditing.

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Employment

Consulting Company
Independent Contract Investigator
2012 - Present
Non-Profit Psychiatric Rehabilitation Agency
Team Lead (Psychiatric Rehabilitation)
2013 - 2014
Supervised team of Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) and Psychiatric. Rehabilitation Workers (PRW) in a mobile environment. Trained team on applying Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles. Audited...
Non-Profit Disability Agency
Certified Investiagor/QI Manager
2007 - 2012
Completed over 100 certified investigations of abuse/neglect and deaths of individuals with intellectual disabilities, human resources investigations, and compliance investigations. Assigned and...
Non-Profit Disability Agency
Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional
2003 - 2007
Certified Investigator. Educated consumer advisory council on individual rights, social/peer interactions, effective communication skills, self-advocacy, etc. Completed consumer outcomes,...

Education

Denison University
BA English Language
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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
MA Candidate - Forensic Psychology
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Tiffin University
MA Candidate Criminal Justice-Criminal Behavior
- 2012
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grant proposal writer
technical writer
editor
proofreader
grant reviewer
training manuals
business plans
academic writer
report writer
investigative reports
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