family wellbeing supervisor mental health counselor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experience working as a Mental Health Worker providing services to youth from various socio economic backgrounds, cultures and mental health capabilities. Experienced in successfully managing a high case load of individual clients including youth and transitional youth while leading weekly support groups and therapy. Well versed in documentation and implementing treatments plans based upon the individuals needs. Organized and dependable candidate at managing multiple tasks with a positive attitude.

  • Social Services and Case Management, providing appropriate linkage/referrals to resources in community
  • Experienced in working with various ages and population with Adults, Children, Teens, Transitional Youth and Families while providing individual treatment, group support, crisis intervention and education
  • Collaboration with local community, working closely with school districts, probation, police departments, social services and other services providers
  • Certified in various courses Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Group Dynamics, Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss, Anger Management, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness in Working with Challenged Children & their Families, Understanding ADHD/ADD in working with ages12-18 boys/girls
  • Modalities of treatment used Strength-based solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Life Skills/Teen substance abuse training (Parent Project Program), Crisis Intervention, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for Adolescents
  • Experienced in working with culturally diverse population
  • Knowledge of juvenile justice system
  • Worked with court ordered youth and families providing therapy and group support
  • Knowledge in psycho-assessments, treatment planning and discharge planning linking to community resources
  • Individual and family support
  • Family case plans
Work History
06/2000 to 09/2017 Family Wellbeing Supervisor/Mental Health Counselor Dcsdk12 | Castle Rock, CO,
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client/consumer support
  • Implemented programs designed to address needs of families: children, teens, young adults (known as Transitional Age Youth), adults/older adults
  • Worked closely with Outpatient Children's Department Full Service Partnerships (FSP), Wraparound Services, including teens & youth
  • Developed support groups for children, teens, and parents
  • Worked in collaborations with local communities including Los Angeles Juvenile Probation, Department of Children Family Services, Group Homes , Social Services and Schools
  • Provided wide range of supportive services to clients/consumers in mental health system
  • Implemented and provided as needed Crisis Intervention, Parent Project, Case Management, Therapy and Supervision
  • Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 6 years to 18 years
  • Worked with school districts, Elementary-High School Students, including LA Unified School Districts and Bonita Unified School Districts
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural needs of clients and families served
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions
  • Worked with mandated clients in various levels to ensure client maintains a level of stability
  • Provided complex crisis intervention and stabilization to those in psychological distress
  • Supervised Interns Masters Level from The University of Southern California, Cal State Long Beach, and Cal State Los Angeles
  • Supervised Community Mental Health Workers (CSW)
09/1999 to 09/2001 Medical Social Worker Intern Meadow Wood Children's Center | City, STATE,
  • Delivered social work services to patients from newborns to older adults in hospital settings
  • Preserved and prepared reports and treatment records
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals
  • Conducted Psychosocial Assessments and needs assessments including Brief Solution Focused, Grief & Loss Therapy, and Crisis Intervention
  • Support Groups for families, caregivers, educational classes
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources
  • Updated treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes
  • Maintained regular contact with clients by calling and visiting clients' homes
09/1998 to 09/1999 Social Worker Intern Prototypes Women's Center | City, STATE,
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults to support child welfare and prevention services
  • Maintained regular contact with clients by calling and visiting clients' homes
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies
  • Provided social work services to young and older adult women, including psychosocial assessments, individual and family therapy, case management, discharge planning and referrals
  • Collaborated with community partners, Department of Children Family Services, Los Angeles County Probation, Recovery Programs
  • Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health, substance abuse, physical abuse and rehabilitation issues
  • Assessed cognitive abilities and physical and emotional needs of clients to determine appropriate interventions
  • Interviewed clients and family members to obtain key information for case planning and management
06/1994 to 08/1995 Child Care Worker New Alternatives Group Home | City, State,
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments
  • Worked and supervised children and teens (ages 7-15 years old) placed by court
  • Completed Psychosocial assessments and provided individual treatment, and support groups
  • Provided transportation to school off site, social activities working with children and teens on social skills, daily activities and providing supportive environment
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development
  • Crisis Intervention (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention-CPI)
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development
  • Promoted good behavior with positive reinforcement methods
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse youth with various learning styles
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication and problem-solving skills for youth
Expected in 05/2000 Masters in Social Work | Mental Health University of Southren California, Los Angeles, CA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1994 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, GPA:
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • University of Southren California
  • Mount St. Mary's College

Job Titles Held:

  • Family Wellbeing Supervisor/Mental Health Counselor
  • Medical Social Worker Intern
  • Social Worker Intern
  • Child Care Worker


  • Masters in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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