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bereavement counselor resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
I am bringing more than ten years experience in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, including children, adolescents and adults. I am an organized leader and successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude. I am a compassionate, solutions-oriented Mental Health Counselor with skill in leading situation-specific counseling sessions and expertise in working with children and adults in crisis.
Skills
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Group psychotherapy expert
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Public speaking ability
  • Strong public speaker
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of Roadnotes/Homeworks Hospice Computer Program
  • Clean driving record
  • Caring and sensitive
  • Organized
  • Empathetic
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Effective staff coach
  • Project management authority
  • Strategic planning capability
  • Planning and development
  • Accomplished leader
  • Supervisory training
  • Promotes positive behavior
  • Independent judgment and decision making
  • Quality improvement competency
  • Resource management expertise
  • Case management
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Treatment and discharge planning
  • First Aid certification
  • Criminology knowledge
  • Electronic recordkeeping experience
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strategic planner
  • Strategic planner
  • Reliable
  • Organized
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Grief counseling
  • Social skills teacher
Work History
Bereavement Counselor, 09/2012 to 03/2014
Lowell General HospitalYork, ME,
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
  • Led educational seminars and lectures at local community mental health centers to expand awareness of mental health symptoms and issues.
  • Provided anticipatory grief counseling for patient and/or their families.
  • Facilitated Grief Support Groups.
  • Facilitated Children's Grief Support Camps and Groups.
CEO and Lead Counselor, 09/2010 to 08/2012
Cornerstone Counseling CenterCity, STATE,
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Specialized in Addictions Counseling.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
  • Offered expert testimony for legal consultations and court hearings.
  • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues.
Bereavement Counselor, Coordinator of Bereavement services, Community Liaison, Chaplain, , 03/2006 to 11/2010
Mountain HospiceCity, STATE,
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Provided Anticipatory Grief Counseling for patients and families.
  • Provided grief counseling for families after the death of patient.
  • Public Education on Grief and Loss.
  • Professional Education on Grief, Loss, and suicide.
  • Monitored client census by using the Daily Movement Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor appointments and site visit data.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
Education
Master of Arts: Human Relations and Counseling, Expected in 2008
Liberty University - Lynchburg, Virginia
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School Attended

  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Bereavement Counselor
  • CEO and Lead Counselor
  • Bereavement Counselor, Coordinator of Bereavement services, Community Liaison, Chaplain,

Degrees

  • Master of Arts

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