qualified mental health clinician qmhp resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Qualified Mental Health Clinician possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.

Mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting.

Skill Highlights
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Superior communication skills
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Homeless and dual diagnosed populations
  • Empathetic
  • Detail-oriented
Education and Training
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL Expected in Aug 2008 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :

Minor in Geography

Member of Psychology Club

University of Illinois Springfield, IL Expected in Dec 2011 Masters of Art : Human Services- Child and Family Studies - GPA :

Human Services coursework

Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling

Coursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Child Development


Certified as a Human Services- Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) by the Center of Credentialing and Education and the National Organization of Human Services.

Professional Experience
Stifel Nicolaus - Qualified Mental Health Clinician (QMHP)
Colorado Springs, CO, 09/2012 - Current
  • Assessing and referring clients to appropriate level of care
  • Assessing clients at hospitals to determine placement
  • Provide support and encouragement
  • Provide short term therapy
  • Provide crisis intervention on a daily basis.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Served as lead clinician for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders.
Stifel Nicolaus - Intern
Earth City, MO, 02/2011 - 05/2011
  • Observed placement and intact services.
  • Observed integrated assessments, court hearings and home visits.
  • Read client specific case files and updated files in computer.
  • Supervised family visits.
Stifel Nicolaus - Intern
Edwardsville, IL, 11/2007 - 02/2008
  • Mentored students at Parkside Primary School in Bethalto.
  • Paired with a student to serve as a positive role model.
St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital - Intern
Newburgh, NY, 07/2007 - 10/2007
  • Enrolled in Psychology 493- Field Study in Psychology Participated at the Bethalto School District in Illinois Worked with two School Psychologists Observed and interacted with students Observes psychological tests being given and helping with meetings.
Family Central, Inc. - Volunteer
Miami, FL, 08/2011 - 10/2011
  • Volunteered for a community service project.
  • Mentored children from diverse populations.
  • Helped children with homework assignments.
  • Displayed positive role model behavior.
Family Central, Inc. - Lead Teacher
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 01/2009 - 07/2010
  • Guide and supervise children
  • Implement lesson plans
  • Take tuition payments
  • Perform safety checklists
  • Perform various other management duties as needed.
Community Action Partnership Of San Luis Obispo County - Lead Teacher
Kerman, CA, 01/12 - 07/12
  • Supervise and guide children.
  • Implement activities.
  • Implement lesson plans.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
Children Learning Center - Teacher
City, STATE, -
  • Supervise and guide children.
  • Plan and implement various activities.
  • Develop rapport with parents.

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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University
  • University of Illinois

Job Titles Held:

  • Qualified Mental Health Clinician (QMHP)
  • Intern
  • Intern
  • Intern
  • Volunteer
  • Lead Teacher
  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters of Art

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