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mental health assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Languages American Sign Language - Beginner Assessments Case management & social work — Proficient June 2021 Determining client needs, providing support resources, and collaborating with clients and multidisciplinary teams Full results: Proficient Early childhood development — Proficient July 2021 Knowledge of the development of children ages 0-3 and of ways to foster that development Full results: Proficient Written communication — Familiar November 2021 Best practices for writing, including grammar, style, clarity, and brevity Full results: Familiar Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification, or continued development in any professional field. Additional Information Currently working finishing my BA in Psychology at CTU. I do have extensive experience and knowledge in the mental health field and experience working with both adults and kids with developmental disabilities both from my personal and professional life.

Caring Mental Health Tech willing to work as many hours per week as necessary. Recognized as being the most popular tech among staff and patients. Adept at providing mental health care services to people of different backgrounds. Effective communication and behavioral plan implementation abilities. Focused on enhancing the quality of life of patients.

Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and establishing therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living.

Compassionate Mental Health Tech with an understanding of empathy and proactive care. Over [Number] years of experience in the field of behavioral analysis. Proficient in implementing specialized programs for individuals with intellectual, mental, emotional and developmental disabilities. Caring and well-organized with outstanding interpersonal, communication and social skills. Specialties include [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise].

[Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill].

Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with weekend and evening shift options.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

[Area of study] student pursuing [Degree] seeks internship opportunity to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong motivation for success.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

[Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives.

Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time.

Accomplished Case Manager adept at handling high caseloads without sacrificing quality of care. Operates exceptionally well in high-pressure environments. Recommends best resources and courses of action to benefit patient needs and return each to optimal quality of life.

Diligent Caseworker with background spent assisting individuals and providing effective follow-up. Self-starter promoting over [Number] years recommending services and treatment options that help others find relief. Maintains undeniable composure in stressful situations.

Well-educated individual with data integrity and client education talents. A communicative Caseworker with a background spent working with culturally diverse individuals and recommending the best options for treatment.

Seasoned Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, conflict resolution and effective communication. Services clients to promote optimum mental, emotional and behavioral health in collaboration with other members of health care team. Demonstrates psycho-social assessment, treatment planning and advocacy skills.

Intuitive Caseworker promoting a [Number]-year career providing needs assessments for an average of [Number] individuals per year. A bilingual professional with excellent client interaction and support skills. Ready for a new position that involves finding the most effective service offerings for individuals.

Caring Social Worker offering case management expertise with quickly building trust and rapport with clients from diverse cultures. Highly adept at case planning and diagnosis management. Committed to achieving high-quality, cost-effective care for patients and families.

Thorough Social Worker bringing superior performance in client engagement roles. Proven history of contributing to community projects and fundraising for outreach. Promotes valuable skills through hard work and client advocacy.

Innovative Social Worker with [Number] years of experience working with clients to resolve mental health issues and promote positive living choices. Knowledge of family systems therapy and individual outpatient clinical therapies. Demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse populations. Offers creativity and flexibility on delivery of services.

Skills
  • Work ethic
  • Conflict resolution
  • Multitasking
  • Data management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Critical thinking
  • People skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexible
  • Microsoft Office
  • Client documentation
  • First aid and safety
  • Case management
  • Behavior redirection
  • Compassionate client care
  • Records management
  • Case management experience
  • Records maintenance
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Patient assessment
  • Treatment plans knowledge
  • Emotional awareness
  • Research and facts collecting
  • Effective customer communication
  • Customer support and assistance
  • Community outreach
  • Client meetings
  • Progress evaluations understanding
  • Client engagement
  • Recordkeeping
  • Mood disorders knowledge
  • Violence prevention
  • Emergency response training
  • Women's issues
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Suicide prevention specialist
  • Strategic planner
  • Service assistance and support
  • Highly effective communication
  • Conflict mediation
  • Patient-centered care
  • Mood disorders knowledge
  • Grief processes
  • Confidential documentation and recordkeeping
  • Emergency response training
  • Customer service
  • Decision-making
  • Communication
  • Violence prevention
  • Effective customer communication
  • Organization
  • MS Office
  • Planning
  • Multitasking
  • PPE use
  • Computer skills
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Dissociative disorders competency
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Tracking client progress
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Patient Health Education
  • Client goal planning
  • Confidential records
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Developing relationships
  • Patient evaluation
Experience
12/2020 to 07/2021 Mental Health Assistant Dekalb Health | Auburn, IN,
  • I began as a relief MHA staff then was asked to step up to a case manager slot full time position but later had discovered how I was offered the position was never put in so I had to be dropped down to MHA
  • So here are the job duties for both which I do have experience doing both
  • MHA:
  • Making and serving dinner to the clients
  • Hecking in medication
  • Administration medication to the clients
  • Helping during crisis situations
  • Conducting and providing clients access to nutritional information and running weekly exercise group per CARF and BHDDH licensing regulations
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment for staff and residents per CARF licensing requirements
  • Performing fire evacuation drills 3x per year
  • Assisting and supporting clients in house with all every day to day activities and tasks they may need assistance with, and out of house at appointments
  • Speaking to providers on behalf of the clients
  • Advocating for the clients
  • Providing light general therapy sessions and information
  • MHC:
  • Weekly notes for clients on my case load
  • Assisting with transportation of clients to and from appointments
  • Helping clients in the community, on appointments, and in the house
  • Treatment plans
  • Maintaining a clean and safe living environment for staff and clients
  • Ordering refills on medications for the clients who needed refills
  • Providing medication to the clients
  • Packing medications for clients who get meds packed
  • Cooking meals for clients
  • Client appointments and 1:1 session notes
  • Providing light therapy services (gathering and finding resources on coping skills, information on their diagnosis, helping in identifying their medications, and being there if a client needs to talk)
  • Nutrition and exercise groups per CARF and BHDDH licensing regulations
  • Fire evacuation drills 3x a year
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth discharge.
  • Implemented positive behavior supports for individuals to maximize current living situation.
  • Observed and reported changes in client appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Utilized crisis intervention, behavior modification and mindfulness techniques to decrease client mental health symptoms.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Delivered counseling services, including one-on-one, group therapy and [Type] to average of [Number] patients per day.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Documented service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Assessed patients to identify individual needs and created care plans to address objectives and goals as identified during evaluation.
  • Coordinated counseling efforts with mental health professionals, doctors, nurses and social workers.
  • Provided psychotropic medication support by monitoring treatment adherence, recording side effects and determining effectiveness of treatment.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and disease management, equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain optimal psychiatric and mental health.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans for patients diagnosed with various conditions.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
  • Created and reviewed master treatment and discharge plans for clients.
12/2015 to 09/2018 PASS Worker Dekalb Health | Huntington, IN,
  • Assisted my client in learning necessary daily living activities such as, creating and implementing a daily routine, doing chores, resume building, interview prep, budgeting, making a shopping list, cooking, and much more.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
  • Interviewed family members to assess situations, capabilities and problems.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss options and goals for various services.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
01/2015 to 05/2015 Mental Health Assistant Judge Rotenberg Center | City, STATE,
  • Helping clients at the houses
  • Ooking
  • Leaning
  • Ssisting in crisis situations
  • Lient checks
  • Ssisting with hygiene and showers (for female only clients who were on supervised watches)
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Observed and reported changes in client appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
  • Checked facility for open windows, locked doors and malfunctioning smoke detectors to maintain client safety.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth discharge.
  • Implemented positive behavior supports for individuals to maximize current living situation.
  • Utilized crisis intervention, behavior modification and mindfulness techniques to decrease client mental health symptoms.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Interacted with families and therapists to inform each party of client's progress within treatment program.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Clinical Psychology Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH GPA:
Expected in 06/2011 to to High School Diploma | William E. Tolman High School, Pawtucket, RI GPA:
Expected in to to | Psychology Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO GPA:
Expected in to to | Web Design New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI GPA:
Case Management (Less than 1 year) Crisis Intervention (1 year) Individual / Group Counseling (Less than 1 year) Vital Signs (Less than 1 year) Crisis Management (1 year) Medication Administration (Less than 1 year) Mental Health Assistance (1 year) Developmental disabilities experience (10+ years
Expected in to to Microsoft Office (10+ years | , , GPA:
Expected in to to Windows (10+ years | , , GPA:
Expected in to to Mac OS | , , GPA:
Special Education (10+ years) Group Therapy (Less than 1 year) Behavioral Therapy (1 year) Child & Family Counseling (Less than 1 year) Mental Health Counseling (Less than 1 year) Autism Experience (1 year) Behavioral Health (1 year) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Less than 1 year) Documentation review (Less than 1 year) Data collection (Less than 1 year) Curriculum Development (1 year) Applied Behavior Analysis Addiction Counseling (Less than 1 year) Social Work (Less than 1 year) Conflict Management (Less than 1 year) Behavior Management (1 year)
Willing to relocate to:
Additional Information
  • Willing to relocate to:, Massachusetts - Connecticut - Rhode Island Authorized to work in the US for any employer

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School Attended

  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • William E. Tolman High School
  • Colorado Technical University
  • New England Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Assistant
  • PASS Worker
  • Mental Health Assistant

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Microsoft Office (10+ years
  • Windows (10+ years
  • Mac OS

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