recovery counselor resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Committed Mental Health Professional possessing a broad range of experience in delivering comprehensive case management to patients. Motivated student currently working towards applying to medical school. Skilled at closely observing and helping medical professionals. Excellent documentation, analytical and organizational skills. Proficient in organizing supplies, cleaning areas and updating records. Currently looking to leverage background and expertise to take next career step as an aspiring psychiatrist with a respected organization that rewards diligence and professionalism.

Master of Arts: Counseling Psychology, Expected in 05/2022
North Park University - Chicago, IL,
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Anticipated to Achieve Licensure as a Professional Counselor

Bachelor of Science: Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience, Expected in 05/2020
University Of Illinois - Champaign, IL,
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Minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Work History
Adolescent PHP Intern, 08/2021 - Current
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies Ellsworth, ME,
  • Conducted client consultations and collaborated with other agency professionals to discuss courses of treatment.
  • Counseled clients to help understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Applied variety of psychological methods and techniques in screening, assessment, and evaluation of clients.
  • Used Cerner to implement client cases into system and provided updates whenever required.

Recovery Counselor, 09/2020 - 02/2021
Medulla Springfield, IL,
  • Collaborate with other health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Assess client’s personal, medical, emotional, social, and environmental situation to plan for treatment course through home, community, and office visits with IMCANS certification.
  • Manage caseload of 10 primary and 10 secondary clients
  • Provide client-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed services to clients with severe mental illnesses and co-occurring substance abuse/addiction disorders utilizing harm reduction approach.
  • Provide emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence through agency's crisis telephone service.
Registered Behavior Technician, 09/2018 - 05/2019
Emerson Hospital Waltham, MA,
  • Use ABA therapy to achieve an environment that allows the clients we serve to reach their maximum potential and highest level of independence.
  • Delegate programs developed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) during a 1:1 session with a client.
  • Recorded data during sessions while targeting different skills related to social skills, play skills, basic life skills.
Healthcare Technician, 09/2017 - 05/2018
Carle Foundation Hospital City, STATE,
  • Maintained positive attitude to promote a healthy work environment and a healing patient environment as a float tech in multiple wards.
  • Received delegated responsibilities from Registered Nurse each shift and maintain close communication during shift regarding completion of tasks/responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated competency in selected psychomotor skills as outlined in skills checklist including: measurement of vital signs, blood glucose monitoring, and measuring and recording intake and output.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/2017 - 09/2017
Alden Rehabilitation Center City, STATE,
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living including showers, meals, and personal hygiene Facilitated treatments under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Relayed any important information between patients and nurses while also recording all data into the system provided.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Trilogy Behavioral Health- February 2021
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher, School of Positive Psychology- May 2021
  • Positive Psychology Practitioner, School of Positive Psychology- May 2021
  • IM+CANS Certification, Praed Foundation- December 2020
  • Registered Behavioral Technician Training, Board of Certified Behavioral Analysts- June 2019
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association- August 2016
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Harper Community College- August 2015
  • Case management proficiency
  • ACT and ABA counseling
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Psychotropic Medications Knowledge
  • Crisis Response
  • Dual diagnoses expert

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School Attended

  • North Park University
  • University Of Illinois

Job Titles Held:

  • Adolescent PHP Intern
  • Recovery Counselor
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • Healthcare Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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