(555) 432-1000,
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Quality-focused therapist with 15 years' of direct service experience in therapy, clinical administration, client care, educational counseling and community advocacy. I'm skilled in assessing clients, proficient in clinical diagnosis, determining treatment and treatment plans as well as monitoring clients progress. Proficient in successful behavioral intervention strategies, trauma intervention, crisis intervention and evaluation techniques. Effective at guiding multi-disciplined clinical teams to succeed in achieving client outcomes. Committed to building solid interdepartmental relationships and administering, directing and coordinating all activities in K-12, universities and clinical settings. Skilled at creating reasonable annual goals and objectives and handling budgeting duties. Focused on promoting highest standards of service when developing training programs, policies, and procedures. These skills and passions along with my acquiescent flexibility will permit me to manage the plethora of demands and challenges associated with learning a new position.

California State University, Chico Chico, Expected in Master of Science : Psychology-Marriage Family Therapy - GPA :
California State University, Chico Chico, Expected in Bachelor of Arts : Social Sciences - GPA :
Administrative Skills
  • Program management and supervisory experience.
  • Ability to coordinate, facilitate and supervise comprehensive mental health training, workshops, conferences and wellness education programs.
  • Ability to comprehend, apply and interpret policies, procedures and regulations required by county and state agencies.
  • Ability to evaluate, develop and implement individualized plans for mental health services, which includes education plans and medical service plans.
  • Ability to create positive interactions with children, youth, adults and families of varying developmental ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to apply and interpret medical insurances for the purpose of utilization review.
  • Ability to provide DSM 5 diagnosis, treatment, treatment planning, trauma and crisis interventions, case management and academic counseling.
Professional Experience
Common Spirit - Primary Therapist-On-Call
Lawrenceville, IL, 08/2021 - Current
  • Ensures clinical documentation is completed timely throughout the course of treatment.
  • Counseled individuals suffering from [Type of Disorder] in both one-on-one therapy sessions or in group settings.
  • Verified authorization of services for patients by regularly communicating with insurance carriers.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
  • Proficient in assessments, note-taking and student evaluation outcomes.
  • Ability to develop a therapeutic rapport with students and families/loved ones in schools and residential environments.
  • Deliver direct services including, diagnosis, treatment, treatment planning, crisis intervention and measurable outcomes.
  • Conduct mental health counseling using evidence-based practice and clinical models.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team meetings as well as advocate for youth in crisis.
  • Led group therapy for students with focus on self-advocacy and empowerment.
  • Attended trainings and courses to maintain updated knowledge on industry research and developments.
Aurora Charter Oak Hospital - Student Welfare Coordinator
City, STATE, 10/2021 - 08/2022
  • Oversee safe, welcoming and highly multicultural environment open to students.
  • Devised strategies to bring students into school life and build relationships with like-minded peers.
  • Advised students on course selection, progress toward graduation and career decisions.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and implement effective programs to cultivate a healthy atmosphere focused on positive student decision-making.
  • Counsel students individually, group and family sessions
  • Assist students in overcoming substance dependencies, gang affiliation, probation, IEP's and foster care challenges.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and competence in fostering positive growth in students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Counsel students in career planning, job placement and academic goals.
  • Assist teachers and administrators optimize curriculum offerings and successfully prepare students for higher education, vocational school or direct employment.
Illinois Department Children And Family Services - Clinical Lead
City, STATE, 01/2020 - 07/2020
  • Oversaw daily clinical operations and procedures while remaining current on federal and state regulations to ensure organization processes were fully compliant with board of behavioral requirements.
  • Implemented highly effective onboarding for new and existing staff members and promoted cross-training in other areas.
  • Spearheaded clinical training and orientation for newly hired staff and provided periodic performance evaluations.
  • Managed clinic services, including billing management, quality assurance, safety and risk management and facility maintenance.
  • Direct service led dual-diagnosis mental health/chemical substance dependency groups, individual and family sessions weekly.
  • Enforced compliance with local, state, and federal healthcare regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.
Company Name - Acute Psychiatric Primary Therapist
City, State, 09/2018 - 09/2019
  • Provided an array of direct clinical services to patients including: psychiatric assessments; acute crisis intervention and stabilization; case management; clinical adolescent and adult treatment; individual, family and group therapy.
  • Promoted and supported the mental health of patients in the inpatient and intensive outpatient programs: chemical dependency; co-occurring disorders; mental health and crisis.
  • Managed caseload of multiple sessions weekly using various types of therapeutic modalities.
  • Documented client information, including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Delivered appropriate therapy based on diagnosis and individual needs.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
Company Name - Child Protective Services Specialist
City, State, 05/2016 - 07/2018
  • Licensed Direct Service Child Welfare Investigator. Direct service crisis investigator for severe child abuse, death and sexual abuse cases.
  • Provided family and child assessments using Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths, Substance and Risk Factor tools to determine child safety in the environment.
  • Met time sensitive mandates, conducted interviews of alleged victims, perpetrators, witnesses, other members of the household and community.
  • Collaborated with healthcare professionals, school administrators, families and community members prior to making a final determination in the investigation.
  • Prepared documents for custody hearings, provided testimony in court, monitor placement goals, and review the progress of all cases.
  • Demonstrated effective crisis case management skills while adhering to state and county policies and procedures.

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School Attended

  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Chico

Job Titles Held:

  • Primary Therapist-On-Call
  • Student Welfare Coordinator
  • Clinical Lead
  • Acute Psychiatric Primary Therapist
  • Child Protective Services Specialist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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