Alpheus M

Occupational Therapist


Occupational Therapist

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Alpheus L. Mathis EDUCATION University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii Master of Science in Public Administration. Elective course work in Planning, Evaluation and Reform University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Elective course work in Counseling and Guidance Certificate of Completion from Grantsmanship Training Program, Honolulu, Hawaii EXPERIENCE May 2014-present Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, Health Science Program. University of Hawaii / Kapiolani Community College . 4303 Diamond Head RoadHonolulu, Hawaii 96816 Position Title:Instructor/Lecturer Provide supervision for paraprofessional staff, interning students and volunteers within dept. ​​Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate. Meet classes/laboratories/office hours on days and times assigned. Develop a written syllabus for course to communicate to students, course objectives, learning outcomes, grading criteria and classroom policies. Develop and implement course instruction for each class session which is consistent with learning outcomes outline. Develop and implement course assessments which is consistent with learning outcomes outlined. ​Address the learning needs of the colleges diverse student population. ​​Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials and/or recommend to department chairs in a timely manner. ​Supervise students in off-campus or co-curricular activities when participation is expected as part of a course requirement or where such supervision is part of the instructor’s load May 2013 - March2014 US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, TAMC, Mental Health Services, Post Traumatic Stress Residential Treatment Program. Honolulu Hawaii Position Title: Occupational Therapist Participate on interdisciplinary treatment team in assessment, treatment and case management support for veterans with PTSD Collaborate with families and community resources where necessary to promote healthy community re-integration. Documentation of treatment progress per guidelines and database monitoring to promote evidence based practice Provide supervision for paraprofessional staff, interning students and volunteers Provide staff mentoring and collaborate with senior management team as member of quality improvement team July 2003-May 2013 Department of Health , Adult Mental Health Division, Hawaii State Hospital, Kaneohe, Hawaii, Occupational Therapist III, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Evaluation and treatment in rehabilitative services for forensic psychiatric adult patients Develop, coordinate and implement rehabilitative group treatment programs which meet federal guidelines per judiciary decree Participate on interdisciplinary treatment team in identification and recommendations for individual patient treatment plans Collaborate with families and community resources where necessary to promote healthy community integration Facilitate a variety of treatment groups which promote successful community integration, illness management, and self sufficiency. These groups include community resources, technology access training, business in arts development, health and fitness awareness, coping skills Documentation of treatment progress per guidelines and database monitoring to promote evidence based practice Provide supervision for paraprofessional staff, interning students and volunteers Provide staff mentoring and collaborate with senior management team as member of quality improvement team Present in-service and training to multidisciplinary staff (MDs, psychologists, social work, nursing) on focus topics including traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation and substance abuse, developmental disabilities and promotion of occupational therapy. October 1998 - July 2003. Dept. of Health (DOH), Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD) Grants and Contracts Department , Program Monitor / Occupational Therapist IV, Honolulu, Hawaii Assisted in the development & coordination of statewide Request For Proposal (RFP) process for the Developmental Disabilities Division Evaluated, developed, negotiated and revised the content of grant proposals and contracts Promoted partnership with community agencies and families in obtaining non-state funds to support program and networking to support legislative reforms. Researched and reviewed grant announcements from federal, private, & state funding sources, assisted in the development of Contract and Grants office resource library and database. Monitoring and evaluating the performance of contracted parties to ensure compliance with terms and conditions stipulated in service contracts Develop, reviewed, and revised reporting procedures and evaluation methods for use by Purchase of Service (POS) program providers Responsible for preparing applications, monitoring, evaluating, and administering federal and private grants in support of divisions’ public health service initiatives. Assisted with the development, management and revision of the program evaluation procedures and policies for grant/contract department Participates in capacity building meetings with government agencies, foundations, and corporations, including partnering with appropriate agencies to support the development of public health services for persons with disabilities. September 1995 - October 1998. Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Kona Community Hospital, Kealakekua, Hawaii, Department Manager, Occupational Therapist IV Managed department and supervised Occupational Therapy service within the acute care medical and long-term care units within the hospital Responsible for development and management of the OT department’s budget and demonstrated increase in service revenue with the development and promotion of outpatient rehab and home health assessment services. Member of a multidisciplinary teams that consulted with area healthcare facilities to promote the development of quality improvements in their rehabilitation services. Collaborated in the facility planning, program, development and marketing of new psychiatric services unit at Kona Hospital. QUALIFICATIONS History of progressive professional, administrative, and analytical responsibility involving program development, fiscal planning, monitoring, research and evaluation with a variety of public private and national stakeholders. Assisted with coordination and monitoring of $300 thousand dollar statewide Purchase of Service (POS) program. Member of grant writing team responsible for the research, coordination and application to federal, and foundation funding sources which secured over $200,000 dollars in non state funds (Collaborated with UH-Pacific Basin Research and Rehabilitation Training Center staff) Assisted in the development and coordination of the request for proposal (RFP) processes and provider contracts in accordance with State procurement policy and procedures. Professional experience in the development administration and monitoring of human service contracts for 3 years Provided technical assistance, strategic planning, and regulatory support assistance to a variety of social service agencies statewide. (Oahu, and Neighbor Islands) Collected and evaluated program data for Developmental Disabilities Division and assisted in the preparation of annual and final progress reports for private and federal funding agencies. Experience in developing and implementing consumer education/public health training programs. Worked within many different care provision settings including acute medical, community based, forensic and long term care Worked with consumers and families from a variety of diagnosis and backgrounds to assist in identifying best match of services Elected as paid participant in to travel to Washington, DC to review CDC grant (1997) Competent with Microsoft software and operating systems; 2000/XP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc. Recipient of Student Excellence in Research Award from The UH Research Council 2003 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS Occupational Therapy Association of Hawaii National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc (Cert.# AA365726) Hawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (OT ) KCC-Occupational Therapy Assistant program Advisory Brain Injury Association of Hawaii References Available Upon Request