LiveCareer-Resume

residential living counselor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
:
Summary

To Whom It May Concern,


I am writing this letter to express my wish to apply for probation officer position based on my experience and skills in the field of mental health. I have received my Associated Degree from Delaware County Community College in Criminal Justice, and will have my Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice in April From Strayer University. I have been working as a mental health technician for the past twenty-seven years, with three different mental health institutions. During this period, I have performed various job functions, such as providing basic level patient care, observing patient behavior and reporting inconsistencies to the senior nurse and physicians, assisting patient's relatives with their admission process. I have also helped my reporting personal in reports and administering medication to patients.


As a mental health technician with twenty-seven years of experience in the corporate area, I am extremely enthusiastic with the opening with your company. I am impressed with your company culture atmosphere and feel that my experience working with various mental health disorders, the eagerness to deal with multiple projects is a perfect match.


I have enclosed a copy of my resume. I hope that it will help you in understanding my profile in a better way. Please feel free to contact me from my information that is provided above. I will be looking forward to hearing from you regarding my application To obtain a position that will help me to utilize my experience and skills in the mental health and the criminal justice field within your company. It has been a passion of mine to work in the criminal justice field as a probation officer, with the hopes of making a change in someone life for the better. Within today's society there in a need for caring people who objective is to make the criminal justice system a priority to help reduce crime.

Highlights
  • Restraint techniques
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Courtroom practices familiarity
  • File and record maintenance
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • Trained in defensive tactics
Education
Chester High School Springfield, PA Expected in 6/1975 Business Education/ Diploma : Business - GPA :

Coursework in Finance and Business Administration

Delcite Training Center Springfield, PA Expected in 4/1978 Associate of Arts : Accounting - GPA :

Accounting

Computerized Accounting Specialist trainingCourse on Financial Modeling

Delaware County Community College Media, PA Expected in 11/2012 Associate Degree : Criminal Justice - GPA :

Criminal JusticeLaw Enforcement and Justice Administration courseworkCoursework in Probation and Parole and Civil Law

Strayer University Springfield, PA Expected in 4/2015 Associate of Applied Science : Criminal Justice/Present - GPA :

Criminal Justice/PresentLaw Enforcement and Justice Administration courseworkCoursework in Probation and Parole and Civil Law

Accomplishments

Completed extensive crisis prevention and intervention training programs.

Completed a internship with Honorable Spencer Seaton Jr., at the Magisterial District Court 32-1-22.

Experience
Emerson Hospital - Residential Living counselor
Concord, MA, 10/1997 - 03/2015
  • Residential Living Facility - (RTF) Counsel and supervise dual Diagnose consumers in activities of daily living, are responsible for adhering to and documenting the consumer's progress as directed by the clinical Manager.
  • Responsible for adhering to a schedule of active programming at all times.
  • Supervise assists and train consumers in self-care and independent living skills.
  • Complete required (progress notes) and other records essential to Unit and Program Management.
  • Responsible for providing active programming at all times, complete schedule rounds within the unit and other duties as required.
  • Individual Care Facility - (ICF/MR) Assist consumers in the development of skills leading to greater independence in the area of adult living.
  • Support consumers in developing and understanding the appreciation of community resources leading to development of friendships and other valued roles in the community.
  • Assist consumers in all aspect of normalized daily living.

Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems.Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.Served as a member of the treatment staffing team to develop a rehabilitative program for juveniles.Supervised the activities of adolescents in a residential setting.Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.

The Home For Little Wanderers - Mental Health Counselor
Boston, MA, 03/1987 - 05/1989

Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.Supervised the activities of adolescents in a residential setting.

Sacred Heart Hospital - Psych Tech/Drug Alcohol Counselor
City, STATE, 08/1989 - 04/1997

Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems.Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.Served as a member of the treatment staffing team to develop a rehabilitative program for juveniles.Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.Maintained daily logs of shift activity.Supervised the activities of adolescents in a residential setting.Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.

Elwyn Inc - Residential Counselor
City, STATE, 10/1997 - 11/2015

Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems.Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.Served as a member of the treatment staffing team to develop a rehabilitative program for juveniles.Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.Maintained daily logs of shift activity.Supervised the activities of adolescents in a residential setting.Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.Maintained correct physical head count at all times.Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.

Skills

Accounting, notes, Program Management, programming, progress, did bookkeeping, making sure that all the tellers balance sheets were correct. worked with customers first hand in the handling of their banking business on a daily bases.

Work well with others, counsel and supervised Dual Diagnose consumers in activities of daily living, is responsible for adhering to and documenting the consumer's progress as directed by the company policy. Responsible for adhering to a schedule of active programming at all times.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chester High School
  • Delcite Training Center
  • Delaware County Community College
  • Strayer University

Job Titles Held:

  • Residential Living counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Psych Tech/Drug Alcohol Counselor
  • Residential Counselor

Degrees

  • Business Education/ Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate Degree
  • Associate of Applied Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: