Behavioral Health Specialist Resume Samples

Behavioral Health Specialist provides support to patients diagnosed with mental illness. Some of the common duties listed on the Behavioral Health Specialist Resume include these – providing counselling and casework service to patients in rehabilitation centres, clinics, hospitals nursing home and correction facilities; assessing the mental status of the patient, developing effective treatment plans, maintaining the progress record of the patient, making appropriate referrals, providing crisis intervention service to patients who will damage themselves; and maintaining a written record of patient’s interaction.

Skills that depict success for this role are – clinical skills, hands-on experience in providing counseling service, the ability to understand the psychology of each and every patient, bedside mannerism, medical teamwork, knowledge of CPR, record-keeping abilities and familiarity with medical and psychological terminologies. A current valid driving license with a clean criminal background check is an essential pre-requisite. Most positions demand qualification like a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology or counseling.

Behavioral Health Specialist Resume

Objective : Deeply committed to improving the quality of life of individuals and providing optimal quality services helping to make the community a better place.

Skills : Mental Health Specialist.

Description :

    1. Responsible for direct care of older adult mental health consumers, building appropriate rapport and developing constructive and effective relationships.
    2. Created a climate in which consumers could do their best, promoted empowerment pursuit of meaning goals, used diplomacy, and diffused high-tension situations.
    3. Responded to potential suicide or other emergency situations.
    4. Weekly monitored the progress of care plan goals, assessing consumers needs.
    5. Planned observed, analyzed, and gathered data.
    6. Helped consumers develop skills for dealing with stress, anxiety, reducing depression, and managing other mental health symptoms, reducing relapses, managing funds, and developing healthy coping skills.
    7. Assisted with accessing housing, linkage to medical resources, community resources, such as senior centers, funding resources, applying for Social Security benefits, Medical, Medicare, Riverside County Payee Program, Riverside Public Guardian Office specialized support groups, overall advocated on behalf of mental health consumers.
    8. Wrote case management notes, functional abilities, limitations, quarterly reports, key events, summaries, care plans, prepare correspondence and special reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA In Accounting


Behavioral Health Specialist Resume

Objective : Night time social club for these same patients to increase social skills and to teach cooking skills. Patients would call the community mental health clinic and staff on duty 24 hours a day to go out and visit the patient or bring them into our 2 bed respite apartment if they could not be alone.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Hiring, Psychology, Psychology.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the development of, facilitated and conducted a variety of educational, prevention, intervention and treatment programs addressing Family Advocacy issues.
    2. Established appropriate client records, required statistical reports, accurate client reports, documents and correspondence, case histories and assessments, progress and summary notes.
    3. Prioritized work goals by analyzing current caseload.
    4. Conducted interviews, counseled, and processed case management tasks according to recognized professional techniques and procedures in order to assist clients' attempts to effect changes, make decisions and resolve problems while maintaining client privacy and confidentiality according to legal requirements.
    5. Available for follow-up, and on a rotating on-call basis, to provide crisis intervention after regular work hours when required and/or appropriate.
    6. Conducted group therapy on a variety of topics.
    7. Coordinated liaison and referral services between other appropriate community resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Psychology


Behavioral Health Specialist III Resume

Objective : Seeking an opportunity for employment where I can utilize my experiences and knowledge to gain valuable growth.

Skills : Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment while meeting imperative deadlines.

Description :

    1. Provides support and assistance to provider and consumers.
    2. Makes recommendations to provider relative to psychological intervention strategies.
    3. Conducts follow-up consultations to reinforce provider generated interventions.
    4. Assists consumers with self-administration of medication Engages in daily activities with consumers in helping them to obtain their specific treatment goals.
    5. Transports consumers to and from doctor's appointments Make referrals and perform interventions related to the social needs of the consumer Assist patients with access to resources and social services Facilitate client access to information, including formal and informal support systems Provide social motivational support for behavior change Completes all necessary documentation in compliance with regulations and requirements.
    6. Enters notes into medication records, shift logs as required.
    7. Completes incident reports, documenting any unusual incidents or situations as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Social

Behavioral Health Specialist II Resume

Objective : Twenty-two years progressive administrative and accounting experience Energetic, enthusiastic, hardworking, and eager to learn Dependable, organized and work ethic is exceptional Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

Skills : Microsoft office.

Description :

    1. Implement, monitor, re-assess, and update ISP's, Behavioral Support Plans, teaching plans and data sheets on a regular basis.
    2. Conduct in-home assessments and administer psychological tools to assess each individual's specific needs.
    3. Directly clinically supervise up to 16 Community Support Professionals as assigned.
    4. Provide group and individual supervision for Community Support Professionals.
    5. Create and incorporate crisis intervention plans as needed; complete incident reports within required timelines.
    6. Maintain ongoing communication with the individual's family, the assigned Team Leader, and other team members regarding the individual's progress, any concerns, and other information and observations.
    7. Maintain ongoing communication with the assigned Team Leader regarding employee relations, concerns, and any staffing issues that may arise.
    8. Maintain case records and proper documentation for all assigned individuals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In General Studies

Behavioral Health Specialist I Resume

Objective : Seeking a job that will enable me to grow as a health care professional so that I can have the experience necessary to be an excellent candidate for Occupational Therapy Schools in the future.

Skills : Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Program Development; Program Management; Program Evaluation; Clinical Operations.

Description :

    1. Implement the treatment plan for behaviorally challenged and emotionally disturbed individuals by providing support and intervention.
    2. Complete assessments and evaluations, develop a plan and teach based on the assessment.
    3. Complete structured assessment interviews, conduct observation of individuals in appropriate settings.
    4. Review social history information, complete functional assessments, targets appropriate behavior base line information for clients.
    5. Ensure behavior support plans and support services in compliance with individual plans, quality standards and regulatory requirements.
    6. Encourage continuous, age appropriate, active treatment and learning opportunities for individuals.
    7. Supports and trains staff in implementing behavior intervention plans and conducts classes and orientations as assigned by the Area Director.
    8. Monitors assigned cases and initiates termination/transition process when appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Science

Sr. Behavioral Health Specialist Resume

Summary : As a systematic, well-respected professional with over ten years of successful social services/administration experience as a paralegal, teacher, mentor, academic advisor, supervisor of daily operations, case manager, social worker, and administrative/legal assistant. Additional strengths include ability to multi-task, build and maintain long-term customer relations, great customer/social skills with personal and professional integrity.

Skills : Research, Public Speaking, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing counseling and casework services to clients.
    2. Responsible for assessing clients' mental status through interviews or observations, and then developing treatment plans or making referrals to the appropriate services.
    3. Responsible for providing crisis intervention services to patients who are a danger to themselves or others.
    4. Responsible for monitoring client's treatment progress, preserving the mental status of the client.
    5. Responsible for maintaining accurate documented information that keeps record tract of interactions between specialist and client.
    6. Works with the primary care provider to refer cases to mental health specialists as appropriate.
    7. Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
    8. Assists in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Leadership

Jr. Behavioral Health Specialist Resume

Objective : As a systematic, well-respected professional with over ten years of successful social services/administration experience as a paralegal, teacher, mentor, academic advisor, supervisor of daily operations, case manager, social worker, and administrative/legal assistant. Additional strengths include ability to multi-task, build and maintain long-term customer relations, great customer/social skills with personal and professional integrity.

Skills : Case Management, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Reviews and enters complex authorizations and referrals from VA and providers.
    2. Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood by the patient.
    3. Must be able to effectively communicate with clinical staff.
    4. Place outbound phone calls to beneficiaries and providers as needed within contractual timelines.
    5. Ensures accurate data entry and completion of authorization data from customer information, medical records, referral/authorization forms Obtains consult reports within required turnaround times.
    6. Provides initial data entry related to potential quality issues.
    7. Works under the direction of the RN Supervisor to request appropriate records and process initial review of those records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In BLS

Behavioral Health Specialist/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Dedicated Central Station and Data Entry Supervisor with almost eight years of experience combining management and customer service expertise in dispatching, accounting, and clerical work. Strong ability to work independently or part of a team.

Skills : Public Budgeting, Public Speaking, Program Development, Budgeting, Staff Supervision, Training & Development, Strategic Planning, Group Facilitation, Volunteer Management, Counseling, Advocacy.

Description :

    1. Chaired statewide child health and welfare planning committee.
    2. Provided strategic planning assistance, training, forecasting, technical assistance, and follow-up to 100 community behavioral health organizations across Illinois.
    3. Analyzed proposed federal and state legislation pertaining to child and adolescent health and behavioral health programs.
    4. Reviewed, and submitted comment on administrative rules.
    5. Interfaced with state agency directors, legislators, and their staffs.
    6. Represented the Association on various state agency advisory committees and work groups.
    7. Established partnership between the Association and the Department of Children and Family Services.
    8. Gained entre into state government meetings with agency directors and their chiefs of staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Higher Education

Behavioral Health Specialist Care Resume

Objective : A seasoned professional in healthcare with over 8 years' experience with ability to produce results with Therapeutic Interactions, Individualized Counseling, Social Skills, Group Facilitation, and Crisis Intervention Skills. Familiar with medical terminology and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Worked under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, psychiatric nurse, and assisted in providing mental health care to patients.
    2. Provided counseling and casework services to patients.
    3. Produced and taught base wide suicide prevention classes.
    4. Assessed patients' mental status through interviews or observations, and then developing treatment plans or making referrals to the appropriate services.
    5. Provided crisis intervention services to patients who are a danger to themselves or others.
    6. Managed department wide training files and kept files compliant with Joint Commission regulations.
    7. Oversaw department HIPPA certifications to maintain hospital requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S

Behavioral Health Specialist/Analyst Resume

Headline : An effective team leader with proven capacity for practical problem solving. Strong organization skills contribute to success in managing daily work assignments and long-term goals. Detail-oriented individual with high interpersonal skills. Self -motivated individual with a record of conscientious performance and reliability in past and present positions.

Skills : SPSS experience, Supervisor experience, and Psychology Research.

Description :

    1. Identifies psychotropic side effects and reports information during daily team meetings.
    2. Observes and recognizes consumers mental illness symptoms and behavior in response to medication and reports information during daily team meetings.
    3. Documents consumers mental status and review of medication schedule in progress notes.
    4. Exhibits person-oriented attitudes, values, knowledge and behavior.
    5. Verifies medication is given to the identified consumer.
    6. Assists with the management and treatment in/outpatient mental health activities, during peace time or mobilization.
    7. Collects and records psychosocial and physical data.
    8. Counsels and treats clients/patients with personal, behavioral or mental health problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Behavioral Health Specialist/CNA Resume

Objective : To utilize extensive support and training experience and capabilities to add considerable value to various programs.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Works with the primary care provider to refer cases to mental health specialists as appropriate.
    2. Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
    3. Assists in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
    4. Evaluates patient care plans with primary care team.
    5. Monitors the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
    6. Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required.
    7. Participates in evaluation of peers and support staff which continues the mission of the organization through active support.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Behavioral Health Specialist Resume

Summary : Licensed behavioral health professional with background in addictions, recovery, integrated behavioral and mental health services. Experienced in varied treatment models, dependable and skilled in conflict resolution. Critical thinker, creative problem-solving and outstanding record of customer service. Motivated to transition my experiences and skills into challenging role of consulting, program development, and project or program management.

Skills : Customer Service, Management.

Description :

    1. Monitor clients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to clinical staff.
    2. Provide personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded clients in an on-site living facility.
    3. Issue medications from dispensary and maintain records in accordance with specified procedures.
    4. Observe clients' behavior, communicating and interacting with them and teaching, counseling, or befriending them.
    5. Encourage clients to participate in social, recreational, or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
    6. Resolving conflicts and negotiating with others.
    7. Interpreting the meaning of information for others.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Accounting