interim school adjustment counselor resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Determined School Adjustment Counselor with success in helping students achieve educational goals and personal well-being. Familiar with issues such as learning difficulties, socialization problems and emotional needs. Talented in meeting the objectives of the counseling program by providing preventative education, advocacy, mediation and counseling to students. Respectful active listener when counseling students and interacting with parents and administrators. Passionate about building trust and rapport with at-risk youth through non-judgmental approach, patient demeanor and compassionate interpersonal skills.

  • Data-driven decision making
  • Counseling and therapy
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Student counseling
  • Solutions-focused
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Solution-based interventions
  • Organizational abilities
University Of Massachusetts - Boston Boston, MA Expected in 05/2021 Master of Education : School Counseling / School Adjustment Counseling - GPA :
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
University Of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA Expected in 05/2017 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :

CPI Certified

NCDA (2019)

Suicide Risk Assessment Training

Work History
Balanced Home Care - School Adjustment Counselor
, , Swansea, MA 08/2021 - Current
  • Identified and addressed concerns of incoming students and parents.
  • Maintained positive relationships with students, parents, faculty, and administration.
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Regularly met with students to confirm success and identify problem areas.
  • Collaborated with teachers to analyze students area of needs and progress.
  • Implemented school-wide classroom lessons as a Tier 1 support.
  • Empowered students through counseling and skill-building exercises.
  • Provided group and individual counseling to further develop social skills.
  • Monitored students for signs of trauma, abuse and neglect.
  • Participated in school-wide staff meetings and professional development relevant to field of school counseling.
  • Served as active member of student support team.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Worked with students to help understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting their education or peer relationships.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
Ymca Metro Atlanta - Interim School Adjustment Counselor
, , 02/2021 - 06/2021
  • Collaborated with teachers to define therapy objectives and analyze progress.
  • Used data to monitor students' progress and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Worked with teachers to implement behavioral improvement plans based on established assessments.
  • Supported students, teachers, and families during crisis situations.
  • Participated in RTI and other related meetings that determined and implemented school-wide policies.
  • Collaborated with students, teachers, administrators, parents and outside agencies.
  • Observed student behavior and developed behavioral interventions.
  • Provided group and individual counseling to address student needs or goals.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Created intervention and treatment plans for students in need of assistance.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams of school psychologists, teachers and administrators to create and implement Individualized Education Plans or 504 Plans.
Salvation Army Usa - Assistant Site Supervisor
, , 07/2015 - 06/2020
  • To successfully implement the vision and mission of the Freetown-Lakeville Community Extended Programs into the daily activities of the site.
  • To supervise program staff, components and clusters that lead to positive outcomes for the participating children and their families.
  • Maintain a safe, supportive environment in which the children thrive.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings that are designed to contribute to personal and professional growth.
  • Assist with instruction and supervision of students in Freetown-Lakeville
    Extended Programs.
  • Ensure that positive academic and social outcomes are being achieved.
Freetown-Lakeville Regional School District - Specialty Instructor
, , 07/2012 - 06/2020
  • Plans and provides instruction that is appropriate to the ability level of different age groups and makes the activity appealing and engaging.
  • Teaches safe behaviors and ensures that strong safety policies are practiced in their area of specialty.
  • Applied various teaching aids to minimize learning gaps and effectively instruct and motivate students.
  • Increased student participation in enrichment programs by effectively facilitating interesting and relevant activities.
  • American School Counselor Association

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School Attended

  • University Of Massachusetts - Boston
  • University Of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Job Titles Held:

  • School Adjustment Counselor
  • Interim School Adjustment Counselor
  • Assistant Site Supervisor
  • Specialty Instructor


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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