Looking to obtain a position as a mental health tech where compassion, collaboration, hard work, and professionalism can contribute to a culture of caring while helping patients lead better lives.
Strong problem solving & critical judgment skills
Proficient Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel
Psychiatric population Familiarity; easily inspire trust, warmth and rapport
Cooperative and Supportive colleague
Effective in balancing Professionalism with sincere empathy
Outstanding skills in assessing client's needs.
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern, Serenco Wellness
Maintains up-to-date clinical documentation via our electronic recordkeeping system.
Participates in supervision and training with an openness to learning and receiving feedback.
Provides individual and group counseling to students on a scheduled basis.
Complete and submit evaluation forms as assigned.
Medical Receptionist, 11/2015
to Current Caring for Women – Denton,
Check patients in and out and schedule appointments.
Ensures correct patient demographics are available for provider.
Collect patients co-payments, deductibles and balances.
Verifies patient insurance eligibility through Avality, communicates with insurance agencies for any needed prior authorization.
Trainer/Administrative Assistant, 02/2012
to 09/2013 Others Helping Others – Lake Dallas,
Conducted client initial assessment to determine skill level and appropriate training for mentally and developmentally disabled adults and adolescents.
Helped clients to define goals, action plan and motivated them toward accomplish.
Served as a liaison between community contractors and our non-profit organization, assisting with contract questions and documentation.
Created new client charts documenting client progress and personal information maintaining confidentiality.
Provided general administrative assistance.
Mental Health Intern, 08/2011
to 12/2011 Denton County Sheriff Dept – Denton,
Observed patient screenings done by MHMR clinicians and Mental Health Investigators.
Attended mental health probate court hearing.
Assisted officer in transporting inmate in need of restorative services ensuring safety and all standards were maintained.
Used Microsoft to enter and maintain accurate patient information and files.
Provided general administrative duties.
Latericka Goldsmith, F.E.G.S Health & Human Resources – Brooklyn,
Mental Health Intern, 05/2011
Supervised and assisted outpatient psychiatric adults and adolescents in activities and daily living.
Gained knowledge and skills for working with a variety of people with severe mental illness.
Led and co-facilitated with community and support programs focusing on life skills.
Prepared day to day group activities for support programs.
Developed and led age appropriate recreational activities for adults.
Organized treatment projects for clients that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
to 01/2010 Terrell Counseling – Denton,
Worked as receptionist greeting clients and handled sign in process for both adolescent and adults visiting an outpatient substance abuse clinic.
Distributed intake assessments to clients and forwarded calculated results counselors.
Performed general office tasks.
Established good working relationships with clients.
Supported Counselors/Therapist by preparing documents before each counseling session.
01/2008 American Hospice – Denton,
Visited patients requiring hospice care at either Nursing facilities or at private homes.
Provided a warm and supportive environment for patients by reading, talking, or walking with patients.
Participated in the bereavement support program with patients and their families.
Bachelors of Science Degree: Psychology,
Dec 2011 TEXAS WOMANS UNIVERSITY - Denton,
TX Psychology Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern
Counseling Psychology Adolescent Psychology Abnormal Psychology,
Counseling Psychology Adolescent Psychology Abnormal Psychology TRAINING COURSES* Juvenile Delinquency
* Family Violence
* Social Psychology
* Psychology of Adjustment
* Introduction to Psychology
* Introductory Sociology
*Alcohol and its effects on Health
*Mental Health and Illness
*Mental Health Studies - Suicide, Violent Behavior and Substance Abuse
*Mental Health Studies - Understanding Behavior
National Society of Leadership and Success
Member Since 2011