Mental Health Professional resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated Behavioral Paraprofessional and Youth Mental Wellbeing Advocate with a background in supporting teachers with classroom activities and empowering students with complex needs. Knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes, various achievement and behavioral assessments, and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history comprising more than 5 years of experience.

Work History
10/2015 to Current Mental Health Professional Care Atc Inc | Ballwin, MO,
  • Delivered various therapeutic interventions to 15-20 underserved youth in both home & school settings.
  • Collaborated with LMHP to develop, implement, & track specialized treatment plans.
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote members' educational, physical, or social development, in collaboration with SPED coordinator & school social work staff.
  • Created IEP & Student Advocacy Protocol for staff working with underaged members and their families, which increased school engagement & led to positive behavioral & academic achievement for members served.
09/2015 to 12/2017 Personal Care Assistant Devereux | Hudson, NY,
  • Assisted disabled client with hygiene, dressing, eating, transportation & medication.
  • Lifted 160 lb client in & out of bed, bath, and automobile.
  • Introduced specialized meal & exercise plan, which improved bladder control, gastrointestinal health, and mobility.
  • Taught client how to dress themselves with limited assistance.
  • Prepared and maintained records of client progress and services performed.
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
11/2015 to 12/2016 Behavioral Paraprofessional & Guest Educator Massachusetts General Hospital | Somerville, MA,
  • Requested often by various schools to fill paraprofessional & educator roles involving students with complex behavioral & academic needs.
  • Prepared & implemented specialized lesson plans in assigned subject areas.
  • Commended for creative instructional strategies & calm, nurturing approach leading to rich learning environments conducive to student success.
  • Improved mathematics performance of alternative geometry class by 25% within month.
11/2015 to 12/2016 Mental Health Specialist Innovative Behavioral Health Services | City, STATE,
  • Rendered CPST, PSR, & crisis intervention services to 10 youth members' and their families.
  • Trusted with more complex & challenging members by LMHP & their supervisor.
  • Effectively collaborated with each members' school social worker & SPED team to develop comprehensive & individualized wraparound services.
Expected in 01/2019 Master of Science | Clinical & Community Psychology University Of East London, London, UK, GPA:
  • Thesis: BAME (Black, Asian, & Minority Ethnic) Postgraduate Students, Stigma, & Mental Health: A Qualitative Exploration from the Front Lines
Expected in 05/2009 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology University Of Hawaii At Manoa, Honolulu, HI GPA:
  • Double Majored in Psychology & American Studies
  • Research Assistant: The Interplay Between Sense of Community & Poverty in Middle School Students' Achievement by Dr. Marianna Valdez
  • Collaborative & Proactive Solutions
  • Autism and Spectrum Disorders
  • Parental & Student Rapport Building
  • Student Progress & Records Management
  • Differentiated Teaching & Instruction
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • IEP Development & Compliance
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Transformative Justice resolution techniques
  • Therapeutic Services & Behavioral Support

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School Attended

  • University Of East London
  • University Of Hawaii At Manoa

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Professional
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Behavioral Paraprofessional & Guest Educator
  • Mental Health Specialist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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