vocational rehabilitation counselor i resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Dedicated Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and labor market specialist with a proven successful client history in a progressive industry of client care and management. Exceeding business model standards while managing a multitude of priories with a pressure positive mindset. Knowledgeable about available resources with a strategic emphasis on community and client inclusion with excellent communication.

  • Responsible & Respectful
  • Time & Crisis Management
  • Evidence based expertise & Analytics
  • Interpersonal Skills & Active Listening
  • Data Collection & Case Manage
  • Evaluation Reports & Counselor
  • Collaborative & Innovative
  • Virtual/Remote Workload Management
  • Intervention Strategies & Treatment Recommendations
University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, WI, Expected in 08/2021 Master of Science : Rehabilitation Counseling - GPA :
Claflin University Orangeburg, SC Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Science : Sociology - GPA :
  • KRONOS workforce Human Resources
  • South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS)
Work History
State Of Delaware - Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I
, , Houston, Texas 02/2021 - Current
  • Year to date success career/job closure rate of 26 plus customers
  • Assisted over 8 customers a week with personalized goals and targeted development in needs bases assessment in transition, job related training, behavioral health, and disability aids
  • Prioritizes individual needs of each customer with handling 60 plus calls a week to include rapid eligibility decisions that will ensure progression of each case in a timely manner
  • Developed and evaluated more than 5 Individual plans of employment whilst progressively understanding market trends trending and placement for needs for service
  • Exercises exceptional and accurate information to support to assist customers in exercising informed choice
  • Provides and demonstrates exemplified public face for the agency with 4 or more monthly career/job recruiting events
  • Liaised with internal and external customers and business partners to establish a rapport that promotes cross culture and communicative sharing initiatives
State Of Delaware - Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II
, , Reno, Nevada 03/2020 - 02/2021

Mentored and developed hundreds of clients whom were in need of education and career planning thru matriculation. Clients ranged from high school to post secondary collegiate with applicable life skills in interviewing, etiquette and informed decision making to align with career progression.

  • Interpreted the changing landscape of the traditional work environment and transitions throughout the Covid-19 pandemic thru customized vocational exploration through reassessing and aiding clients
  • Flexibly worked in a variety of environments and hours that helped strength the community's needs and still prioritizing the organizations values during Covid-19
  • Assisted and supported clients with disabilities in services of rehabilitation, medical assessments, therapy and guidance
  • Provide vocational counseling to include name any specific types like CBT /DBQ sensory based

  • Provided clear and concise information , either verbally, written or typed to clients in particular those whom were struggling with mental health or behavioral issues and impairments in order to have cognitive understanding and improvements
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocated for client needs and resolved roadblocks
  • Experience in government and state funds allocation of various programs for case management applicability to include finical assessment in purchasing and services

Did you do anything above and beyond during Covid- helped create training or advised initiatives for working from home

It can even be virtual checks ins or web based training

State Of South Carolina - Human Services Specialist II/Job Readiness Training Coordinator
, , Greer, South Carolina 09/2015 - 02/2020

Appointed South Carolina state liaison with specialized program expertise in assisting, a variety of clients in varying life situations. Ranging from immersion skills for people with criminal backgrounds, substance abuse development programs, and living with disabilities.

  • Managed and guided 20plus is this an accurate number?

monthly caseload of clients through processes of setting priorities, time management, identify capabilities and interests,

  • Progressively monitored clients needs to establish and understand pinpointed strengths, goals, as well as measurable results that would provide reintegration and balance in a competitive market
  • Transcribed with accuracy clients and business partners desires into written and readable statements and records for documentation
  • Contribute to team goals through resource development, crisis management, and workload management- did you do overtime create any manuals or any special tracking systems ect

Youth Advocate Program INC - Behavior Modification Specialist/Family Support Counselor
, , Greenville, South Carolina 07/2015 - 05/2019

Established an trust and conscious based rapport with the city of Greenville's community through schools, programs and home based intensive treatment plans for at risk youth.

  • Identified and assessed over 50 diverse families by building upon the existing strengths of the client and community
  • Increased awareness by assessing client and family development of self-awareness and self-management skills aligned with identified areas of need
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to client records and improvement and goal setting plans
  • Initiated and manage outreach activities.- Names of events if you dont remeber any names***Collaborated and managed various outreach and public events showcasing resources, advocacy and promoting mission and cultural values successfully
  • Organized and managed parent workshops on assisting children at home for attaining academic success

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Claflin University

Job Titles Held:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II
  • Human Services Specialist II/Job Readiness Training Coordinator
  • Behavior Modification Specialist/Family Support Counselor


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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