BBS Registered Intern eager to collaborate with other mental health professionals to provide comprehensive treatment to clients to help overcome personal obstacles. Strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.
Awarded the Communication Competence Award by the West Valley College Communication Department.
Provided short and long term therapy to children, adolescents, and individual adults. Gained experience working with anxiety and depression. Charted and recorded information in client files. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on sessions per week. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Also participated in on site counseling services to 3 elementary schools, through AVC's counselor on campus program. Provided individual therapy to students. Organized treatment groups that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking. Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school. Attended and participated in IEP meetings.
worked with students and families, facilitated a social skills group, crisis counseling on campus, participated in SST and IEP meetings to help implement behavior plans, helped students and families with problem solving skills to increase attendance, led peer mentoring program.
this was volunteer work, worked in housing assistance. worked with homeless and low-income clients to obtain housing.
Emphasis: Marriage and Family Therapy
Coursework in Social Work
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy July 2012 - Present
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