Mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting. I have over 25 yrs experience working direct care in mental health. I am a seasoned mental health professional with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings. Excellent crisis identification/intervention skills . In depth knowledge of methods and procedures for implementation of individually tailored treatment plans .
Crisis Intervention specilaist
Superior communication skills
Dual Diagnosis expertise
Effective under pressure
Psychiatric population familiarity
Mental Health Technician11/2008 to 05/2016Cambridge Behavioral HospitalCambridge, OHCharted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, aggressive, or unusual behaviors .Documented resident records on daily flow sheets. Provided patients with emotional support . Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility. Demonstrated a compassionate and empathetic approach to treatment when conducting therapeutic group sessions.
Therapeutic Program Worker08/1999 to 01/2006Cambridge Developmental CenterCambridge, OHAssisted Qualified Mental Health Professionals with the implementation of individual treatment plans. Provided clients with safe and secure environment. Completed daily treatment programs designed for developmental growth. Assisted clients with daily living task . Upheld all CPR and first aid certifications.
Education and Training
1 yr completed.: Basic Electronics1984Career Studies InstituteN. Canton, OH, StarkCourse in troubleshooting and repair of heavy electrical appliances.
Activities and Honors
I can be a huge asset to any mental health treatment team. My prior experience working with adolescent males while employed at various facilities(New Horizon, Bethesda, Oh), (Multi County Juvenile Attn. Ctr Canton. Oh), has given me the skills and attributes which are essential for this position.