Superior communication skills
Psychiatric population familiarity
Clinical documentation mastery
Mood disorders specialist
Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.Assisted clients in scheduling home visits and phone calls and monitored effectiveness of these activities.Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess the medications' effectiveness and side effects.Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.
Coursework for Mental Health Counseling
Course work in Psychology and Sociology
Psychology GPA: 3.1
Medicaid 132, Domestic Violence, Suicide Prevention, CPR, Working with Developmentally Delayed, Mandated Reporter, TCI.
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