Description

PERSONAL DETAILS.

Full Names:
Patrick Mugambi Muthomi
ID or Passport Number:
31293736
Race and Gender:
male
Nationality:
Kenyan
Contact Numbers:
0708799963/0770670930
e-mail Address:
psychologistpatrick@outlook.com; psychologistpatrick@gmail.com
Theft/Fraud Disclosure:
No criminal record
Disabilities:
none
Residential Address
Ntirimiti, Buuri, Meru
Postal Address
82 Kibirichia Meru
Employment Preference:
Permanent:
Yes
Contracting:
Yes
Preferred Geographical Area
East and eastern Africa

Executive summary

I am a decisive psychologist bringing more than two years’ experience in the field of psychology, human resource management and last but not least information technology:

 

I have provided Inpatient and outpatient psychosocial services for addiction treatment and mental health problem. I have led in community health, public awareness and  psychoeducation programs, rescue programs for persons struggling with mental health disorders and alcohol, drug and behavior addiction.

 

My background also includes several years as a career and guidance counsellor since high school. Worked with the KNBS in successful delivery  of 2019 population and housing census among other community giveback programs.

 

I am a hardworking, self-driven, visionary, capable of working under high demanding conditions with minimal supervision and person of high integrity. I like to maintain a professional profile at all times and key observant of ethics and professional principles .

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION.

 

Qualification
Institution
Date
Bachelors of Arts Psychology with Information Technology
Maseno University
2018
Gitiye Technical Training Institute
Computer Studies
2014
High School Diploma (KCSE)
Ontulili Boys High School
2013
Primary Education (KCPE)
Murangine Primary School
2008
 

RELEVANT TRAINING

Description
Institution
Year
Duration
Cert In HIV/AIDS Determinants; Prevention and Management
Maseno University
2016
4 months
Cert in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
Balm Touch International
2010
2 days
Cert in Peer Educator
Ontulili Boys High School
2012
4 years
Cert of Participation in Daily Training
LAND O’LAKES, INC
2010
1 day
 

PUBLICATION

Rotational report: report on placement rotation in Mathari mental hospital, Chiromo lane hospital, Asumbi treatment and rehabilitation Centre, Kenyatta national hospital, and Kamiti maximum prison.

Proposal: attitudes of inpatient recovering addicts towards seeking counselling help: a case study of rehabilitation Centre’s in Thika sub county, Kiambu county.

Industrial attachment: report on industrial attachment at Thika counselling homes, Kiambu county.

Research Project: attitudes of inpatient recovering addicts towards seeking counselling help: a case study of rehabilitation Centre in Thika sub county, Kiambu county.

 

CAREER SUMMARY

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES                                               THIKA

PROVISIONAL ADMINISTRATOR (6 MONTHS)                       2/2/2020 TO 28/7/2020

ü  Purchased medical supplies maintaining effective inventory control.

ü  Provided clients and family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.

ü  Responded to written and telephone requests for enquires.

ü  Restructured and improved treatment program.

ü  Supervised and directed other workers providing services to clients and patients.

ü  Developed, implemented, and evaluated public education, prevention, and health promotion programs, working in collaboration with organizations, institutions and communities.

ü  Referred clients to other specialists, institutions, and support services as necessary.

ü  Developed, directed, and participated in training programs for staff and interns/attaché.

ü  Directed, coordinated, and evaluated activities of staff and interns engaged in patient assessment and treatment.

ü  Provided occupational, educational, and other information to individuals and other organisations so that they can make educational and vocational plans.

ü  Observed individuals at play, in group interactions, and in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, and maladjustment.

ü  Trained and managed over 10 intern and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.

ü  Supervised and managed daily operations for a rehabilitation firm.

ü  Successfully managed a 19-person team providing services t the clients.

ü  Evaluated the results of counseling methods to determine the reliability and validity of treatments.

ü  Planned and implemented follow-up and aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.

ü  Coordinated activities with courts, probation officers, community services and other post-treatment agencies.

ü  Intervened as advocate for clients and patients in order to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.

 

 

RECOVERY TRAIL TREATMENT CENTER                                                         NYAHURURU

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND BEHAVIORAL                                               1/11/2019 TO 2/2/2020

DISORDER COUNSELOR.

ü  Completed and maintained accurate records and reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided, and other required information (case management).

ü  Modified treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.

ü  Interviewed clients, reviewed records, and conferred with other professionals in order to evaluate individuals’ mental and physical condition, and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.

ü  Developed client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.

ü  Counseled clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.

ü  Counseled family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients and patients.

ü  Developed, implemented, and evaluated public education, prevention, and health promotion programs, working in collaboration with organizations, institutions and communities.

ü  Followed progress of discharged patients in order to determine effectiveness of treatments.

ü  Successfully handled outreach program.

ü  Supervised and directed other workers providing services to clients and patients.

ü  Participated in case conferences and staff meetings.

ü  Conducted chemical dependency program orientation sessions.

ü  Attended training sessions in order to increase knowledge and skills.

ü  Reviewed and evaluated clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.

ü  Provided clients and family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.

 

KENYA BUREAU OF STATISTICS                                                 BUURI. MERU

CONTENT SUPERVISOR                                                        5th/8/2019 to 2nd/8/2019

ü  Trained 70 enumerators for the 2019 national census and housing population.

ü  Assigned enumerators enumeration areas.

ü  Aliased with the village elders and chief in establishment of boundaries’ and non-convectional households.

ü  Supervised 11 enumerators during the enumeration process.

ü  Troubleshooted and resolved all field challenges faced by enumerators.

ü  Ensured that 2019 national census was successful by ensuring that all persons under my enumeration area were enumerated.

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES                                 NAIVASHA

ADMINISTRATOR                                                              April 2018 to 25th June 2019

ü  Purchased medical supplies maintaining effective inventory control.

ü  Provided clients and family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.

ü  Responded to written and telephone requests for enquires.

ü  Restructured and improved treatment program.

ü  Supervised and directed other workers providing services to clients and patients.

ü  Developed, implemented, and evaluated public education, prevention, and health promotion programs, working in collaboration with organizations, institutions and communities.

ü  Referred clients to other specialists, institutions, and support services as necessary.

ü  Developed, directed, and participated in training programs for staff and interns/attaché.

ü  Directed, coordinated, and evaluated activities of staff and interns engaged in patient assessment and treatment.

ü  Provided occupational, educational, and other information to individuals and other organizations so that they can make educational and vocational plans.

ü  Observed individuals at play, in group interactions, and in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, and maladjustment.

ü  Trained and managed over 10 intern and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.

ü  Supervised and managed daily operations for a rehabilitation firm.

ü  Successfully managed a 14-person team providing services t the clients.

ü  Evaluated the results of counseling methods to determine the reliability and validity of treatments.

ü  Planned and implemented follow-up and aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.

ü  Coordinated activities with courts, probation officers, community services and other post-treatment agencies.

ü  Intervened as advocate for clients and patients in order to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES                               NAIVASHA

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR                                                August 2017 to March 2018

ü  Wrote, designed and produced weekly monthly and yearly treatment calendar.

ü  Acted as liaisons between clients and medical staff.

ü  Conducted chemical dependency program orientation sessions.

ü  Conferred with family members and others close to clients in order to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress.

ü  Instructed others in program methods, procedures, and functions.

ü  Counseled family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients and patients.

ü  Observed individuals at play, in group interactions, and in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, and maladjustment.

ü  Supervised the clinical team, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts.

ü  Developed, implemented, and evaluated public education, prevention, and health promotion programs, working in collaboration with organizations, institutions and communities.

ü  Followed progress of discharged patients in order to determine effectiveness of treatments.

ü  Submitted weekly monthly and yearly clinical reports to the administrator.

ü  Supervised and directed other workers providing services to clients and patients.

ü  Coordinated counseling efforts with mental health professionals and other health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and social workers.

ü  spearheaded case conferences and clinical staff meetings.

ü  Reviewed and evaluated clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.

ü  Planned and implemented follow-up and aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.

ü  Provided clients and family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES                             THIKA &NAIVASHA

THERAPIST                                                                                  July to August 2017

ü  Collected information about individuals and clients, using interviews, case histories, observational techniques, and other assessment methods.

ü  Identified psychological, emotional, and behavioral issues, and diagnosed disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.

ü  Analyzed data such as interview notes, test results, and reference manuals in order to identify symptoms, and to diagnose the nature of clients’ problems.

ü  Developed client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.

ü  Completed and maintained accurate records and reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided, and other required information (case management).

ü  Counseled individuals, groups, and families to help them understand problems, define goals, and developed realistic action plans.

ü  Counseled clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes

ü  Counseled family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients and patients.

ü  Consulted with other professionals to discuss therapies, treatments, counseling resources, and techniques, and to share occupational information.

ü  Utilized a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, occupational, behavior modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy

ü  Modified treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.

ü  Followed progress of discharged patients in order to determine effectiveness of treatments.

ü  Intervened as advocate for clients and patients in order to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.

ü  Coordinated counseling efforts with mental health professionals and other health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and social workers.

ü  Attended training sessions in order to increase knowledge and skills.

ü  Planned and implemented follow-up and aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.

ü  Executed daily operations of community meeting, group sessions and the12step program.

ü  Counseled clients in individual and group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, poverty, unemployment, and physical abuse.

ü  Modified treatment plans according to changes in client status.

ü  Successfully handled case management of 10 clients.

ü  Collected information about individuals and clients, using interviews, case histories, observational techniques, and other assessment methods.

ü  Selected, administered, and interpreted psychological tests to assess intelligence, aptitudes, abilities, and interests for every client.

ü  Advised clients on how they could be helped by counseling.

ü  Counseled individuals, groups, and families to help them understand problems, define goals, and developed realistic action plans.

ü  Consulted with other professionals to discuss therapies, treatments, counseling resources, and techniques, and to share occupational information.

 

KAGUNA SELFHELP GROUP                                                                                         MERU

ACCOUNTANT

ü  Compiled budget data and documents, based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets.

ü  Wrote, designed and produced farm inventory for each member.

ü  Maintained inventory records.

ü  Transferred details from separate journals to general ledgers and data processing sheets.

ü  Monitored status of loans and accounts to ensure that payments were up to date.

ACTIVITIES

ü  2019- Participated in  national population and housing census.

ü  2018- co-founders of community health program that facilitated feeding and nursing Mwea street children at least twice a week.

ü  2017- peace building and jirani mwema campaign, Nyondia -Naivasha sub county.

ü  2013- My life my choice anti suicide campaign MTRH,maseno and mabungo town,vihiga county

ü  2015- HIV/aids campaign and ant underage drug abuse and alcoholism advocacy Maseno town vihiga county

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Fluent: Kiswahili, English, Kimeru, Kiembu, kikuyu.

HOBBIES.

Reading novels, travelling and playing games (scramble, pool, darts, chess) watching documentaries (rose kemp CNN BBC), exploring new technological advancement, helping recovering addicts, motivation speaking, working with children and adolescents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFEREES.

Name
Position
Institution
Contact
Dr Martin Wathika
Director.
Thika Counselling Homes.
0708967579
Mr Titus Nderitu
Director.
Recovery Trails Treatment Center.
0717607383
Dr Ondongo M
H.O.D. School of Arts and Social Sciences.
Maseno University.
0724318399

Education

maseno university

2/9/2013 to 20/12/2018 B.A psychology with IT

Gitie training institute

dec/2013 to feb/2014 Cert in computer packages

Ontulili Boys High School

jan 2009 to nov 2012 kcse

B plain

Experience

psychosocial healthcare services

2/2/2020 TO 28/7/2020 provisional administrator

RECOVERY TRAIL TREATMENT CENTER

1/11/2019 TO 2/2/2020 behavior and addiction counsellor

KBBS

5th/8/2019 to 2nd/8/2019 content supervisor

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

April 2018 to 25th June 2019 Administrator

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

August 2017 to March 2018 Program supervisor

PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

July to August 2017 Therapist

KAGUNA SELFHELP GROUP

2013 secretary