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Dev Cuny

Dev Cuny

Dedicated educator with history of meeting goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance community impact focused on equity, compassion, and whole individuals and communities.

years of professional experience
years of post-secondary education
Work History

Anchor Health

Pediatrics and Adult Hospice Chaplain
2021-10 - Current (6 months)

Job overview

  • Provides emotional support and bereavement counseling to young people, adults, and families
  • Develops and implements bereavement program providing support to hundreds of families through 1:1 grief counseling, support groups, and ritual
  • Uses coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule

Alliance For A Healthier Generation

Social Emotional Manager
2019-09 - 2022-01 (2 years & 4 months)

Job overview

  • Provided 1:1 coaching and technical assistance to 29 principals, 3 lead district-level administrative staff
  • Used evidence-based practices, including mindfulness and trauma-informed care to facilitate hundreds of trainings for staff and district administration
  • Evaluated school and district level policies, practices, and systems to determine areas in need of improvement and encourages continuous development
  • Facilitated 29 RISE Leadership teams to support policy implementation and collaboration to define and develop community standards and practices
  • Promoted RISE initiative nationally by giving talks, workshops, connecting with community members and solidifying partnerships
  • Developed content and resources rooted in equity, inclusion, and diversity

Dev Cuny Consulting

Consultant and Trainer
2018-10 - Current (3 years & 6 months)

Job overview

  • Creates and implements trainings, series, and workshops that focus on restorative justice, restorative practices, diversity and inclusion, somatic and other mindfulness practices, empathetic leadership, and staff care
  • Consults with schools, organizations, faith-based communities, and businesses to help align organization's mission with values, systems, and programs of restorative culture
  • Offers gender and sexuality trainings and consultation
  • Develops effective improvement plans in alignment with goals and specifications

Oakland Unified School District

Counselor and Coach, Restorative Justice and SEL
2015-08 - 2018-12 (3 years & 4 months)

Job overview

  • 1:1 student, staff, and family support in counseling capacity
  • Facilitated hundreds of restorative justice conversations and circles that incorporated mindfulness and somatic tools
  • Coached staff on trauma-informed, equity-based classroom tools and strategies, providing emotional support to staff members in need
  • Promoted nationally-recognized social emotional learning model at conferences Evaluated equity-based programs for culture and climate
  • Developed culturally-informed trainings and programs for staff and parents

Clinical Pastoral Education

CPE Certification from Chaplaincy And Counseling
2014-08 - Aug 2015 (1 year)

Graduate Theological Union

from Master of Divinity, Clinical Pastoral Counseling
2009-08 - 2013-12 (4 years & 4 months)

Hollins University

from Bachelor of Arts, English
1998-08 - 2002-06 (3 years & 10 months)

Public Speaking