mental health clinician resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Professional Objective A goal-oriented worker eager to begin a position utilizing my education, training, and experiences. Looking forward to contributing to the successful operation of the company with solid clinical skills and a methodical approach to client care. Determined and efficient self-starter with significant experience in fast-paced, client-focused clinical environments. Personable and proactive Mental Health Counselor focused on building positive rapport with diverse range of clients. Critical thinker thrives under pressure. Specialist in working with incarcerated clients struggling with adjustement and depression.

  • Clinical Documentation
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Tracking client progress
  • Disease Diagnosis and Management
  • Client goal planning
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
01/2021 to Current
Mental Health Clinician Texas Tech University Snyder, TX,
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Documented observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files.
  • Documented service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals.
  • Gauged and documented effectiveness of interventions and treatments.
  • Performed duties following safety requirements and emergency protocols including Suicide Prevention Screenings and follow-ups.
  • Conduct Crisis Manangement referrals and Behavioral Health Facility follow ups
  • Perform assessments to evaluate a variety of mental health and behavioral conditions in adolescent and adults.
  • Develop an individualized, prescriptive treatment plans to fit the needs of each patient using appropriate diagnostic and patient placement criteria.
  • Conduct individual and group counseling, utilizing methods consistent with evidence based practice, using a brief, focal model of care when appropriate.
  • Utilize outcome tools to determine patient progress.

  • Arrange for appropriate care within the UTMB system or TDJC system.
  • Ensure that each patient’s rights are protected and that they are provided with appropriate interventions based on ability to participate, cultural concerns, and diagnostic impression.
  • Participate in UTMB and TDCJ meetings and trainings
  • Maintain progress notes and other documentation required for the client medical record and utilization management within the timelines outlined by UTMB
05/2019 to 12/2020
Investigator II State Of Delaware Laurel, DE,
  • Reported results of investigations with written observations and photographs, and produced final reports.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Completed comprehensive face-to-face interviews with subject, neighbors, employers, family and friends and generated detailed reports documenting investigative findings.
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
  • Developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
  • Trained and mentored field investigators and worked with team lead to identify skills, problem areas and opportunities for staff development and improvement.
  • Conducted safe and legal inspections and searches of property, vehicles and items.
05/2018 to 05/2019
Registered Behavior Technician Torrance Unified Torrance, CA,

• Provide direct ABA therapy to children with Autism and other developmental
disorders in the home and community.
• Assist with providing parent training on the principles of ABA and behavior
• Implement BCBA-approved behavior intervention plans
• Implement BCBA-approved skill acquisition programming
• Receive supervision from the BCBA
• Collect and record data based on client behavior
• Assist the BCBA with behavior reduction assessments and skills acquisitions
• Assist the BCBA with preparation of client materials
• With the BCBA, instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs
and protocols.
• Attends all staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled
• Instruction to patient/family in home program with documentation in medical
record notes.
• Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.
• Immediately reports to BCBA/ Therapy Supervisor any patient
incidents/variances or complaints.
• Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs
all assigned responsibilities.
• Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.
• Reports all incomplete work assignments to BCBA/ Therapy Supervisor.
• Appearance is always within Agency standards; is clean and well groomed.
• Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation
• Maintains clean and neat work environment.

• Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.

Education and Training
Expected in 08/2017
Bachelors of Science: Psychology
Prairie View A&M University - Prairie View, TX,
Expected in 05/2020
Masters: Human Science
Prairie View A&M University - Prairie View, TX,
Additional Information
  • Technical: Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Quicken, QuickBooks and various Internet and software programs Administrative: New office start-up, file and database management, accounting and financial reports, accounts payable, accounts receivables, prepare/maintain client and staff files for audit Communication: Type and proofread correspondence, take dictation, prepare company and regulatory reports, agreements, minutes, invoices, press releases, and other business materials; perform receptionist duties such as answer and direct phone calls, greet, provide information and assistance to visitors Support: Send and receive mail/packages, manage calendars, make travel arrangements, plan meetings and special events, and arrange conference calls

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School Attended

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View A&M University

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  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Investigator II
  • Registered Behavior Technician


  • Bachelors of Science
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