child and family therapist resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
08/2019 to Current Mental Health Practitioner St. David's Center | Minnetonka, MN,
  • Monitored and recorded students' progress to determine success of treatments.
  • Provided clients with recommendations to community resources.
  • Evaluated students and implemented comprehensive treatment plans to enhance mental health.
  • Worked collaboratively with administrative and behavior team regarding client care.
  • Provided group counseling for students with same needs
  • Used universal screeners to assess school needs
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Provided Individual Counseling with caseload 25-30 students
11/2015 to 06/2019 Child and Family Therapist Seneca Center | San Rafael, CA,
  • As a Child & Family Home Based and School Therapist, utilize therapeutic interventions and techniques to work toward treatment goals.
  • Provided crisis intervention, individual counseling, and family counseling.
  • Maintained and completed service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews.
  • Conducted Treatment team meetings to review cases to address treatment goals.
  • Collaborated with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs to service client needs and conditions.
  • Assisted Teachers, Parents and other professionals in deescalating behavioral crisis.
  • Transferred clients to appropriate resources for preventative care.
12/2014 to 10/2015 Substitute Teacher Childhelp | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Follow teacher's lesson plan that ensures consistency and optimal learning.
  • Maintain a well managed classroom and learning environment.
  • Assign homework and classwork as necessary, according to lesson plan.
  • Supervise Students out of class such as in hallways and cafeteria.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
Expected in Master's | Rehabilitation Counseling University of Kentucky (UK), Lexington, KY GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Studies, Education Kentucky State University (KSU), Frankfort, KY GPA:

Mental Health professional with skill leading situation-specific counseling sessions. Expertise in working with children and families in crisis. Expert in CBT, Trauma and Depression & Anxiety treatment options.

  • Strong rapport building skills with adolescents
  • Leadership and Communication skills
  • Skilled in Intake Assessments and Individual Counseling
  • Child and Family Therapy
  • Advocacy
  • Group Counseling
  • Communication skills
  • Crisis intervention
  • Documentation
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Trauma
  • Coping skills
  • Treatment plan development
  • Solution-focused techniques
  • Trained in indicators of child abuse
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) expert

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School Attended

  • University of Kentucky (UK)
  • Kentucky State University (KSU)

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Child and Family Therapist
  • Substitute Teacher


  • Master's
  • Bachelor of Arts

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