Amanda Cooper

How long have you been at Christlife?

Four Years; I first started as a volunteer and gained employment here in February of 2013.

Trainings you’ve attended

High Fidelity Wraparound Training, Motivational Interviewing, Peer Coach Training, Mental Health First Aid, Apricot Training, Microsoft Training, Train the Trainer, Customer Service, Moral Reconation Therapy – DV

Certifications and other credentials you hold

High School Diploma, Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Peer Coach Certification, Colorado Peer and Family Peer Specialist, High Fidelity Wraparound Certificate, MRT-DV Facilitator

What’s your favorite part of the job?

Assisting people in making a change in their lives and helping them see their full potential.

Where are you from?

Denver, CO; I moved to Pueblo when I was 13.

Where did you go to school?

I received my high school diploma from Pueblo West High School.

I also hold an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Pueblo Community College.

What is your best achievement?

I dropped out of High School and ended up going back and obtaining my High School Diploma the same time as the rest of my class. I went on to graduate from college and have been able to show my children all things are possible.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I enjoy spending time with my children and taking vacations.

What’s something about you that not many people know?

I have won two poetry awards; I even have a few poems in a book!