Former Baltimore Teacher Fills The Role As Library Youth Service Specialist“Having a degree in early childhood education has helped me work with others to help them know what is developmentally appropriate for birth to five years of age," says Phyllis Bontrager.
Baltimore Resource Officer Observes Constant Changes Through The YearsDuring his 20-year career, Officer Brock has observed a number of constant changes within the police force. Some of these changes include improvements in laws, procedures and technology.
Further Education Helps Baltimore Nurse Become Mental Health DirectorAt Sheppard Pratt Williams-Porter serves as a mediator and liaison for the staff. She works closely with different disciplines including attendants, service chiefs, nurses, mental health workers, social workers, rehabilitation staff and secretarial/clerical staff.
Higher Education Advances Career For A Former Baltimore Dispatcher“My education prepared me for this position by teaching me the fundamentals of criminal justice and forensics. It taught me skills that I use daily in the field," says Amy Seman.
Baltimore Therapist Helps Clients By Using Hypnotherapeutic Methods"It is extremely important to continue to learn and find new, innovative ways to reach clients. Each one is unique, very special and deserves to have that client-centered approach," says Mary Sidhwani.
'Lean Transformation' Makes Huge Differences In Baltimore Health SystemThe objective behind lean transformation is to improve communication, collaboration and engagement of staff, while focusing on improving patient outcomes by reducing costs and implementing more effective methods.
Former Baltimore SWAT Leader Says Field Requires 'Self-Discipline'"The good SWAT guys are the ones who take care of business and are never heard from. It is for the mature person who takes responsibility for their actions and displays a great deal of self-discipline," says officer Dave Sweren.
Baltimore RN Discovers New Opportunities As She Builds PracticeAccording to the American Massage Therapy Association, not quite 30 percent of Americans had a massage in the last five years, and if we did, the massage therapist was most likely a female sole practitioner doing so part-time.
Baltimore Area Project Managers Ensure Goals, Standards Are MetThe most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that from May 2014 to May 2015, construction was among the growth leaders for the region with a healthy 3.9 percent increase for the time period.
Amazon Hires More Than 2,500 EmployeesAmazon says it has hired more than double the amount of people it initially expected here in Baltimore.
Former Baltimore Nurse Gets Creative In Her Encore CareersAs baby boomers retire in record numbers from jobs many have held for decades, they are turning to second or what are often called ‘encore’ careers as work options.
For A Baltimore Mediator, It's All About Being 'Relational'Mediation is an alternative to costly litigation and is focused not only on brokering a resolution to the immediate conflict, but the current model, a more collaborative approach, hopes to lay the foundation for better relationships going forward.