Mental Health Specialist Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Unit Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Waynesburg University Waynesburg, PA Expected in May 2014 Master of Arts : Counseling - GPA :
, Expected in May 2014 Nationally Certified Counselor : - GPA :
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV Expected in May 2012 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology Communication Studies - GPA :
Work History
Mckinney Properties - Mental Health Specialist, Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Unit
Pittsburgh, PA, 06/2013 - Current
  • Utilize master treatment plans and implement age appropriate interventions with patients.
  • Observe and monitor patient behavior in a residential dual-diagnosis treatment program for adolescents. 
  • Identify thought patterns and behaviors associated with different types of psychiatric diagnoses and developmental ages.
  • Record patient information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Facilitate treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
  • Assistand adolescents in the development of coping skills, impulse control, and anger management.
  • Develop goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve patients' level of functioning.



State Of Louisiana - Community Assistant
Angola, LA, 03/2012 - Current
  • Run criminal and credit background checks.
  • Calculate and accept rent payments, late fees, overage fees.
  • Import lease and application information.
  • Develop and host community events.
  • Assist with assignment process of new and returning residents.
  • Submit necessary reports and audits; quarterly inspections, work orders.
  • Assist with new employee training including corporate policies and services.
  • Work with a team to effectively and respectfully communicate with corporate office, prospects, and current residents.
Merieux Nutrisciences Corporation - Graduate Counseling Intern, Dual Diagnosis Unit
Arlington, TX, 07/2013 - 03/2014
  • Counseled adults in a short term dual-diagnosis treatment program to help them understand and overcome personal, social, and behavioral problems.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions via face-to-face and phone.
  • Assisted in development of and implementation of treatment plans and modification when needed.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized psychosocial assessments.
  • Expanded knowledge of psychopharmacology and the medical detoxification process.
  • Connected clients with community resource agencies and programs, such as Chesnut Ridge Comprehensive Opioid Addiction Treatment program
  • Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
  • Documented counseling services and responses to treatment in patient chart.
  • Participated in treatment team meetings and consulted with high skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Consulted with clients when developing appropriate treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Met with supervisor weekly to present case material and ensure effective treatment for clients was being provided.
  • Adhered to the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics.
Charity Grimm Krupa's Law Firm - Undergraduate Psychology/Law Intern
City, STATE, 11/2008 - 03/2012
  • Worked with clients diagnosed with various mental health issues.
  • Assisted the clients in filling out a detailed application for the Mental Health Court Monitored client's compliance to court ordered counseling therapy.
  • Documented client's adherence to treatment plan provided by counselor Completed a preliminary review of psychiatric records and the ways that the mental health issue affected the court case.
  • Assisted in questioning the client to understand how the client's mental condition affects their daily life and decisions.
  • Scheduled meetings and conferences.
  • Documented expenses and maintained office billing.
  • Composed and revised legal documents.
West Virginia University Student Organizations Office - Student Worker
City, STATE, 07/2008 - 04/2012
  • Scheduled appointments with program directors. 
  • Tracked and accounted student organization expenses.
  • Reserved various locations on campus.
  • Marketed parking passes for football games.
  • Organized homecoming parade, crowning, and football game halftime presentation .
  • Assisted in answering any questions students might have about campus policies, activities, or organizations.
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  • Waynesburg University
  • West Virginia University
Job Titles Held:
  • Mental Health Specialist, Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Unit
  • Community Assistant
  • Graduate Counseling Intern, Dual Diagnosis Unit
  • Undergraduate Psychology/Law Intern
  • Student Worker
  • Director
  • Master of Arts
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
  • Bachelor of Arts