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school based behavioral health therapist resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Experienced dually licensed - Licensed Professional Counselor (PC) and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC) adept in evaluating patients' physical and mental conditions to formulate holistic treatment plans. Skilled in providing patient advocacy services to assist patients in emergency situations. Ready to apply experience as youth/adolescent counselor and 6 years of expertise to dynamic new position.

Skills
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Client goal planning
  • Tracking client progress
  • Confidential records
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Family therapy aptitude
Experience
08/2017 to Current School Based Behavioral Health Therapist Mountain Area Health Education Center | Asheville, NC,
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Provided in-depth counseling for students with depression, anxiety or mental/behavioral health issues and created plans for coping.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing Person Centered and Solution Focused methodologies to assist students.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Executed appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
01/2016 to 03/2020 School Based Behavioral Health Therapist Mountain Area Health Education Center | Fletcher, NC,
  • Taught students anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Charted and recorded information in client files.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Diagnosed and formulated treatment goals for patients utilizing the current DSM.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans focusing on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
  • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
  • Executed appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings.
11/2013 to 03/2016 Team Leader - Crisis Stabilization Unit Netcare Access | City, STATE,
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals.
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Conducted psychiatric evaluations and executed medication management for both inpatient and outpatient facilities.
  • Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing multi-dimensional methodologies to assist patients.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2008 Bachelor of Arts | Business Administration And Management Malone University, Canton, OH GPA:
Expected in 05/2011 Master of Arts | Education -- Clinical Counseling Malone University, Canton, OH GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Malone University
  • Malone University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Based Behavioral Health Therapist
  • School Based Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Team Leader - Crisis Stabilization Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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