KADIE SESAY-HARRELL, a member of the Advisory Board, African Legacy International. She lives in New York, USA
- John Jay College of Criminal Justices
New York, New York
- Bachelor’s of Art in Forensic Psychology Major: Forensic Psychology
- Nassau Community College Garden City, New York
- Associate of Science Major: Criminal Justices
- Investigative, Interviewing, and Interrogation Workshop.
- Crisis Prevention Training.
- Performance Evaluation Policy and Procedure Training.
- Family Development of Training and Credentialing Program.
- PACT Training Human Dynamics.
- Homeless outreach, 5 year plan to end homelessness in New York City.
- New York City Department of Homeless Services, New York Bronx, NY
- Family Worker/Fraud Investigator Level II
- Interviewing applicants in courteous and professional manner
- Marinating a case record with standardized forms and database documents
- Obtaining, examine, analyzing financial record.
- Applying agency criteria and formula in order to initiate applicant’s continuum of service
- Performing in depth investigations of families calming homelessness in courteous and professional manner
- Maintaining case notes and entries that are accurate and legible.
- Make appropriate referrals to outside prevention services
- Associate Fraud Investigator/Team Leader Level I
- Supervised fraud Investigator responsible for interviewing and screening applicant families to determine their eligibility for shelter.
- I supervised Fraud Investigators, act as liaison to landlords, interact with other city agencies and community based organization to facilitate
- Supervised subordinates by examining submitted case record and documentation to ensure the integrity of the application and eligibility determination process.
- Determined scope and method of investigation based on departmental policy, the accessibility of information and serious of the matter to be
- Investigated complaints charging applicants fraud in homeless cases.
- Interviewed program applicants, their relative, neighbors, acquaintances and employers,
- Verified information obtained by checking it against other sources.
- Followed lead in order to assure a complete investigation.
- Worked closely with attorneys in social services and District Attorney’s office any New York City Police
- Department handling each fraud and criminal persecution.
- Prepared a concise factual report for each investigation including step taken, visits and contacts made, witnesses questioned, statements and affidavits taken and fact established.
- Search and located public and private documents in order to locate individual extract pertinent information.
- Serve 4002’s or eligibility or ineligible documents for attorneys.
- Fraud Investigator Level I
- Performed investigation with varying degrees of difficulty and responsibility, pertaining to fraud activities involving social benefit
- Performed initial screening interviews of clients and prospective clients.
- Examined and analyzed client’s personal financial, public agency records.
- Prepared and maintained case record and made referrals to other agencies to evaluate case information with child neglect or domestic violence abuse
- Maintained only activity log of all client’s case record.
- Acted as a HERO liaison by prepared and offered placement to clients.
- Checked and read information on Welfare Management System (WMS) and other data in order to determined status of public Assistance.
- Incorporated Welfare Management System (WMS) data retrieved to assess needs of client and formulated recommendation for emergency services
- Provided clients information pertinent to placement status and referred client for available services at the Emergency Assistance Unit (EAU) including Domestic Violence, Administration for children’s services (ACS),
- Board of Education (BOE), Lincoln Medical Facility and Human Resources Administration Diversions Unit.
- Diffused potential disputes between clients.