mental health specialist resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Building rapport
  • Case documentation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
Work History
03/2021 to Current
Mental Health Specialist Massachusetts General Hospital Newton, MA,
  • Monitored patients and assessed suicide risks.
  • Communicated with clients to develop social and psychiatric observations.
  • Documented client progress in confidential files.
  • Encouraged clients to express feelings and discuss what was happening in day-to-day life in order to help each person develop insight into personal experiences and relationships
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
04/2020 to 01/2021
Kitchen Manager Brass Tap Beer Bar Baltimore, MD,
    • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
    • Conducted daily checks of refrigerators and freezers to verify proper food storage, container labeling and surface cleaning.
    • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
    • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
    • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
    • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
    • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
    • Verified prepared food met standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
08/2017 to 08/2020
Human Services Tech Sunrise Place City, STATE,
    • Interviewed applicants for services and supported application completion as necessary.
    • Understood and recognized signs of physical and substance abuse patterns and other debilitating circumstances.
    • Adhered to strict client confidentiality laws and site-specific procedures to uphold privacy and provide best experience possible.
    • Participated in trainings and seminars to improve skills set and knowledge.
    • Established positive relationships with aid recipients and assessed goals, working hard to address individual needs and tailor services to suit them.
    • Inputted information and obtained quantitative and qualitative data on client details to provide services requested.
    • Kept and established comprehensive case files to support proper documentation and record retention.
    • Met with clients to conduct assessments of current situations and establish what needs to address.
    • Acted as mandatory reporter of abuse.
    • Advocated for staff members, helping to identify and resolve conflicts.
    • Prepared and facilitated lectures and discussion that had to do with recovery from substance abuse.
    • Built relationships with residents to ensure positive interactions and provided an example of productive behavior.
10/2009 to 07/2015
Paraprofessional Educator Envisions Of Norfolk City, STATE,
    • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
    • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
    • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
    • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
    • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
    • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
    • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
    • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
    • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
    • Provided support during classes, group lessons and classroom activities.
    • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
    • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
    • Provided support to help students with special needs learn and grow.
    • Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments.
    • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
    • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
    • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
    • Adhered to predetermined behavior and academic plans and collaborated on adjustments.
    • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
Expected in 05/2024 to to
Master of Science: Administration And Management in Criminal Justice
Wayne State College - Wayne, NE

Currently working toward this degree. Began January, 2022.

Expected in 05/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science: Human Services Counseling
Wayne State College - Wayne, NE
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Associate of Science: Behavioral Science
Northeast Community College - Norfolk, NE

Board member for The Connection Project

Person in recovery with lived experience of substance abuse and mental health challenges.

Member of the Crisis Response team, Norfolk Regional Center

Member of the recruitment and Retention team, Norfolk Regional center

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School Attended

  • Wayne State College
  • Wayne State College
  • Northeast Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Human Services Tech
  • Paraprofessional Educator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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