mental health practitioner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven Mental Health Practitioner with 28 years of experience providing quality care and treatment to mental health patients. Client-focused while performing detailed patient assessments, developing treatment plans and humanely carrying out therapy. Accomplished in working with physicians and making referrals to enhance patient outcomes. Detail-oriented with a priority on following safety and emergency protocols. Ambitious Mental Health Practitioner with success in treating patients diagnosed with mental health conditions. Patient-focused and clinically competent in patient assessments, treatment and follow-up care. Detailed with patient progress documentation and physician communications to provide excellent care.

  • Mental health assessments
  • Reporting progress
  • Developing treatment plans
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Psychotropic medications knowledge
  • Clinical interventions
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Mental health evaluations
  • PTSD specialist
  • Anxiety disorder expertise
Work History
Mental Health Practitioner, 02/2021 - Current
St. David's Center Minneapolis, MN,
  • Worked collaboratively with medical professionals regarding patient care.
  • Monitored and recorded patients' progress to determine success of treatments.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Applied array of different methodologies to assist patients with therapy.
  • Prescribed and monitored psychiatric medications and recommended clinical interventions for acute conditions.
Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner, 12/2019 - Current
Princeton University Faculty Princeton, NJ,
  • Utilized multi-modal diagnostic tools to diagnose and treat [Number] patients with memory difficulties and dementia.
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications, altering treatment plans as needed.
  • Administered medication and treatments to patients to observe and record responses.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
Professor, 08/2012 - Current
Advantage Living Redford Charter, MI,
  • Shifted between informal and formal methods of teaching to create multi-layered web of learning, incorporating experiments, practical activities, discussions and projects into lessons.
  • Graded quizzes, tests, homework and projects to provide students with timely academic progress information and feedback.
  • Assisted and identified at-risk students to eliminate student barriers to learning.
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations, including visual, aural and social learning modalities.
  • Probed, encouraged and facilitated class discussions by building discussions into lessons, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation and actively solicit input.
Director of nursing, 04/1992 - 07/2012
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center And Hospital City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
B.S.N: , Expected in
Sojourner Douglass College - Baltimore, Central, Md
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Ph.D.: Mental Health Services, Expected in 11/2021
Chatham University - Pittsburgh, PA
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Master of Science: Mental Health Services, Expected in 11/2020
Walden University - Minneapolis, Washington, Minnesota
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  • Dean's List
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
XXX) 276-4085: , Expected in 02/1994
Academy of Health Sciences (U.S. Army), W. Fort Sam Houston - Huston Texas,
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Job title: LPN Student (Surgical ICU) Performs complete assessment of patients Participates in development and implementation of individual care plans for patients with a broad range of medical surgical issues Ensures that doctors orders are effectively carried out, including diagnostic testing medical procedures, consults and stat orders Performs admissions discharges and transfers prepares nursing notes and other documentation and participates in an interdisciplinary team. Perform blood draws, Maintaining and Inserting Intravenous lines, Ekg monitoring Maintaining residents with enteral feedings, Maintaining ventilator dependant residents Jessica Reed Army Medical Hospital, (202)

High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
Edmondson High School - Baltimore, MD,
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Additional Information
  • Extracurricular Martial Arts, Math tutoring, Youth Mentoring Activities MD license # R197972

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School Attended

  • Sojourner Douglass College
  • Chatham University
  • Walden University
  • Academy of Health Sciences (U.S. Army), W. Fort Sam Houston
  • Edmondson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner
  • Professor
  • Director of nursing


  • B.S.N
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • XXX) 276-4085
  • High School Diploma

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