school based therapist resume example with 4+ years of experience

Social Work
(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Limited Licensed Master Social Worker certified in in Child Welfare as well as Human Services Management. I offer extensive knowledge of community resources, program development and crisis management. I contribute to team success through team building and supportive collaboration. I am skilled in treatment planning, facilitating group or individual counseling sessions, developing programs and overseeing programs of varying sizes, community development, fundraising. I look forward to pursuing a management position where I can show trained skills to improve policy and programs dedicated to clients well-being.

  • Non-profit Management
  • Research
  • Program development
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Community Resources
  • Case Management
  • Staff Management
  • Skill Development
  • Trauma CBT
Wayne State University Detroit, MI Expected in 2020 Master in Social Work : Innovation in Community, Leadership & Policy - GPA :
  • Member of Association of Black Social Workers
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
  • Coursework in Human Services Management, Program Development, Social Work Leadership Strategies, Social Research and Community Development
Saginaw Valley State University University Center, MI, Expected in 2018 Bachelor of Social Work : Child Welfare - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.3 GPA
  • Received Deans List Award ( 4 semesters)
  • Professional development completed in Legislative Education & Advocacy.
  • Coursework in Child Abuse & Neglect, International Child Welfare, Foster Care & Adoption and Child Welfare Policy
  • Human Services Management

  • Child Welfare

Work History
Burrell Behavioral Health - School Based Therapist
Crane, MO, 08/2021 - Current
  • Compiled and interpreted students' test results along with information from teachers and parents to diagnose conditions and assess eligibility for special services.
  • Completed required documentation and reports for compliance and treatment planning.
  • Met with students to conduct individual assessments and determine academic and mental health needs.
  • Complete group and individual therapy sessions for DPS schools.
  • Developed and implemented intensive individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior and other psychosocial issues.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
Merakey - Foster Care Case Manager
New Orleans, LA, 11/2020 - 04/2021
  • Checked with newly placed children frequently to support comprehensive success and assimilation.
  • Created and updated systems of organization for case service plans and court reports.
  • Maintained 80 % success rate while handling 15 cases at once.
  • Acted as advocate for children in court settings.
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocated for client needs and resolved roadblocks.
Culver City Unified - Program Specialist
Culver City, CA, 04/2018 - 05/2020
  • Interviewed clients, families or groups to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs.
  • Developed Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan to identify cause of problem behavior, formulate strategies to address behavior and teach new behavioral skills.
  • Attended over 40 hours of meetings, conferences and training courses to advance professional knowledge of social work.
  • Managed and led activities promoting growth in mental, emotional and educational areas.
  • Provided key emotional support to special needs youth.
  • Maintained caseload of more than 8 youth , families and mentors.
  • Educated families and community members about domestic violence, including its impact on children.
  • Referred families to shelters, legal resources and educational programs.
  • Conducted community workshops to promote different programs and educate public on available services.
  • Designed program implementation and maintenance plan.
  • Prepared monthly reports on program productivity for upper management.
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments.
Archdiocese Of San Antonio - Child Care Provider
San Antonio, TX, 12/2017 - 04/2018
  • Work in partnership with parents on specific expectations for child care; account for the physical, mental, and emotional needs of children in preparation of meals and activities.
  • Responsible for creating an engaging environment in which children, infants to adolescents, can cognitively develop and prosper.
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication, and problem-solving skills for children.
Additional Information

Community Development/ Programming Intern August 2019 – May 2020

Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center, Ferndale, MI

  • Created community development initiatives
  • Completed evaluation of programming and leadership
  • Provided needs assessments to those who inquired about services
  • Non-profit fundraising
  • Created budgets for programming
  • Overseen development of programs

Program and Operations Intern August 2017 – May 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Detroit, MI

  • Facilitated programs for child and adolescents between the ages of 8-18 years of age.
  • Completed interviews with youth , families and volunteers for match placement
  • Provided case management to clients, families and volunteers
  • National Association of Social Workers

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School Attended

  • Wayne State University
  • Saginaw Valley State University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Based Therapist
  • Foster Care Case Manager
  • Program Specialist
  • Child Care Provider


  • Master in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Social Work

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