prp counselor resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary
  • Skilled Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor with strong background helping low functioning and high functioning clients overcome personal challenges and cope with triggering situations. Focused on facilitating exploration of issues, developing individualized plans and developing important skills.
  • Expert counseling professional devoted to positively impacting clients. Successful at delivering support individually and in group settings. Seeks every opportunity to build trust and deep connections. Committed Counselor possessing broad range of experience in delivering comprehensive case management to residents in programs. Accomplished at fostering meaningful relationships and developing effective short-term and long-term plans to achieve client goals. Currently looking to leverage background and expertise to take next career step.
  • Insightful Counselor familiar with treatment protocols. Adept at responding to emergency situations calmly and respectfully. Passionate about patient support and resource advocacy.
  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Psychotropic medications knowledge
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Strength Based approached counseling
  • Mental Health Support
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Intervention Planning
  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Daily living activities educator
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Trained in indicators of child abuse
Work History
12/2020 to 04/2022
PRP Counselor City Of Hickory Hickory, NC,
  • Guided clients in developing skills and strategies for dealing with problems.
  • Developed and expanded referral system of service providers to assist clients in attaining services.
  • Communicated closely with other counselors to devise programs and activities based on developmental and academic levels.
  • Acted as client advocate to coordinate required services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Engaged clients in conversation to determine feelings and apprehensions.
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Implemented and developed core counseling programs to meet each individual's specific and varying needs.
  • Conducted evaluations to help patients develop measurable treatment goals.
  • Offered guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
  • Assessed patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Provided emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence.
  • Managed caseload of 15 clients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Led up to 6 individual sessions per week and 2 group therapy meetings.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Helped patients to deal with realities of priority diagnoses and develop coping skills.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
02/2019 to 07/2020
Rehabilitation Specialist Arundel Lodge City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and screened patients to determine needs and provide necessary support.
  • Executed and complied with policies regarding patient admission, care and records to maintain standards of excellence for patients and families.
  • Scheduled providers according to patient need to use resources efficiently.
  • Modified operational, marketing and staff resources to meet financial goals.
  • Consulted with interdisciplinary teams to enhance coordination of care, establish medical clearance and determine optimal timing of further interventions.
  • Coordinated community resources and secured referrals.
  • Prepared and maintained records and case files detailing clients' personal and eligibility information, services provided and relevant correspondence.
  • Customized vocational exploration activities to identify self-determined rehabilitation needs and goals.
  • Provided direct care for 8 - 20 clients per week.
  • Assisted individuals with addressing disabilities and developing career plans.
05/2018 to 08/2018
Clerk Intern State Of Maryland Judiciary City, STATE,
  • Produced high-quality communications for internal and external use.
  • Provided quality clerical support through data entry, document management, email correspondence and overseeing operation of office equipment.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Provided friendly service and assistance to clients promote customer loyalty, satisfaction and sales.
  • Prepared meeting rooms and materials and recorded important information.
  • Provided ease of access and navigation for important data by compiling, organizing and uploading organizational documents to database.
05/2017 to 08/2017
Paralegal Assistant Volunteer Law Office Of Jodi Cavanaugh City, STATE,
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Managed accounts and client records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion.
  • Prepared for trials, conducting legal research and drafting pleadings.
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
Expected in to to
No Degree: Social Work
Capella University - Minnesota City, MN,
  • Professional development completed in Research in Social Work Practice
Expected in 06/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science: Sociology
Bowie State University - Bowie, MD
  • Professional development completed in Behavioral health
  • Dean's List fall semester of 2017 and spring semester of 2018
  • Continuing education in Mental health
  • Completed professional development in Social work and addictions, Male/Female relationships, Intro to psychopathology, Data analysis, and Intro to psychology
Expected in 05/2016 to to
High School Diploma:
Colonel Richardson High School - Federalsburg, MD
  • Received scholarships from senator Annie Eckhart Scholarship, delegate ghrist, Delegate maltz, and Lockerman foundation

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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • Bowie State University
  • Colonel Richardson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • PRP Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Clerk Intern
  • Paralegal Assistant Volunteer


  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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