Mental Health Intern resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

To Whom It May Concern: I would like to apply for the Social Worker position. I am currently a graduate Master's level Social Worker from California State University of Los Angeles. I would be the perfect candidate for this Internship since I'm a hard worker, organized and disciplined. As a BSW student during my last year at CSULA, I took on five classes and incorporated 14 hours of internship as well. This challenged me as a student and pushed me to strive for bigger goals for myself. I feel like I do meet the criteria needed for this position. I'm a bilingual Mental Health Counselor with fluency in English and Spanish. Proficient in providing caring and methodological counseling services in diverse settings. Skilled in developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships and helping patients progress toward planned outcomes. I am organized, compassionate, responsible, and motivated. I have a good work ethic, a positive attitude, and I'm detailed-oriented. As a graduated Masters Student in Social Work, it is important to gain field experience in places where we are challenged and motivated by our peers and professors. This fieldwork position provides a unique experience where we will learn and incorporate it into fieldwork for three weeks. My is goal is to continue my education and professional development. I feel that this position would be a great opportunity for an education and professional environment, which can provide further growth.

  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Abilities:
  • A high level of empathy and passion for the field
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and stay organized
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Hard worker and disciplined
  • Self-aware,
  • Strong leadership skills,
  • Open to constructive feedback, eager to learn and grow.
  • Academic
  • Customer service
  • Employee training
  • Fluent in English
  • Leadership skills
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Presenting
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Public Speaker
  • Spanish and English Speaker
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Case documentation
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Emotional Support
  • Counseling Services
  • Treatment Planning
Work History
09/2019 to 05/2020
Mental Health Intern Mhm Services, Inc. Pendleton, IN,
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams of school psychologists, teachers and administrators to create and implement Individualized Education Plans.
  • Developed Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan to identify cause of problem behavior, formulate strategies to address behavior and teach new behavioral skills.
  • Mediated between family members to facilitate conflict resolution and build healthy family relationships.
  • Completed detailed charts to summarize interactions with patients and booked follow-up sessions.
  • Offered community resource guidance to clients to meet family needs for assistance.
  • Performed client screenings and accurately recorded data in case files to facilitate clinical case coordination services and case management duties.
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults to support child welfare and prevention services.
  • Worked with teachers to implement behavioral improvement plans based on established assessments.
  • Observed student behavior and developed behavioral interventions.
  • Evaluated, assessed, and diagnosed learning and social issues.
  • Provided case management services, counseling, education and life-skills training to diverse, at-risk student population.
  • Created intervention and treatment plans for students in need of assistance.
  • Supported students, teachers, and families during crisis situations.
  • Trained and guided teachers on how to identify and support students.
08/2018 to 05/2019
BASW Intern Headway Corporate Resources Naperville, IL,
  • Participate as part of the leadership team for GO East LA: A Pathway for College and Career Success.
  • Responsible for building an agenda and sharing my academic journey with the students present.
  • Advocate for students success.
  • Representing Board District 2 at all events.
  • Promoting 100% graduation in the L.A Unified School District.
  • Public Speaker.
  • Participate in public speaker series, presenting to community partners including parent centers to discuss GO East LA and encourage participating into the program.
  • Helping parents and students understand the important promise Go East LA has to the participating schools and how this opportunity is one of a kind.
  • Direct Service with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities with linkages and referrals.
06/2014 to 12/2018
Cashier Recess Ice Cream Truck City, STATE,
  • Provided customer service including, greeting customers and answering any questions.
  • Responsible for administering all customer transactions.
  • Assisted with daily clean up and prepared merchandise for the next day.
  • Participated in new employee training including: direct training on handling monetary transactions, maintaining and balancing cash box at the end of shift, customer engagement and professional behavior.
Expected in 06/2018
Associates Degree: Sociology
Pasadena City College - Los Angeles, CA
Expected in 05/2019
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work
California State University - Los Angeles, CA
Expected in 05/2020
Master of Arts: Social Work
California State University - Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

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School Attended

  • Pasadena City College
  • California State University
  • California State University - Los Angeles

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Intern
  • BASW Intern
  • Cashier


  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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