Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (application submitted) possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Skilled behavior assistant with expertise on the identification and management of youth mental disorders and the differently-abled.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Clinical Mental Health CounselingJacksonville University － Jacksonville, FL3.984 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Business AdministrationJones College － Jacksonville, FL3.562 GPA
05/2017 to 12/2017
Clinical Mental Health Counselor Student InternChildren's Home Society － Jacksonville, FL
Employed and Utilized - Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Infant Mental Health, Child First, Circle of Security and Trauma Focused-CBT approaches to aid and counsel children and families involved within the Foster Care, Adoption Services, preparation and extensive proceedings.
Provided biopsychosocial assessments and other intake appraisals for newly referred and acquired clients for services.
Administered parenting needs evaluations with parents and families to determine the optimal parenting skills and classes necessary for enrollment that would maximize clinical achievement, continuity and individual parental improvements.
Co-facilitated one-on-one, parenting needs class sessions.
Clinical assistant monitored for court-appointed visitation with its purpose of working towards treatment goals of reunification.
Observed and documented therapeutic court-appointed parental visits to be reviewed as a part of client's mandatory, ongoing case plan.
Taught psycho-education and support classes to adolescents available for adoption.
Responsible for individual
behavioral/teaching sessions with youth and adults living Autism, neurological
& physically challenging disorders utilizing applied behavior analysis
Offered supportive counseling services
and instruction to their families and caretakers.
services in private homes, schools, drop-in day centers and group residential
Meticulous, accurate and timely Data Collection
for the purposes of improving targeted behaviors, maintaining objectivity with
information uniformity, adhering to structured treatment plans, assisting with case
conceptualizations/clinical note writing and detailed documentation for insurance
Flexibility, authenticity, reflective listening, critical thinker,
empathetic, collaborative, time management, SOAP & DAP notes, SMART
goals, individual (adults & children), group and family counseling,
administering and interpreting assessments, verbatim transcription,
creating treatment plans, Providing preliminary diagnoses for
Medicaid/insurance compliance-purposes, writing progress & discharge
notes, conducting intakes
Honors & Awards
Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International - 2017