Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume Samples

A Behavioral Youth Counselor works with adolescents and young children and helps them in dealing with their issues. The most common work activities are listed on the Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume as follows – focussing on helping youth dealing with behavioral issues and substance abuse, identifying the issues and helping them in overcoming mental and emotional disorders; providing crisis intervention and helping youth to resolve conflicts; conferring with other professionals including social workers, criminal justice officials, psychologists, and educators.

To work at this capacity, the following skills and abilities are needed – a solid understanding of the legal, educational and medical systems; experience working with at-risk youth, physical abilities to restrain clients if needed, being bilingual and knowledge of working with young people typically at camps, scouts and youth organization. A relevant degree is commonly required.

Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume example

Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Objective : Experienced professional with over seven years of paid experience working with various populations, including children with mental illnesses, special needs, and learning impairments. Various venues included homes, schools, daycares, and residential treatment facilities.

Skills : Excellent communication, Type 25 - 60 wpm, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided therapeutic support to clients in a psychiatric residential treatment setting.
    2. Facilitated groups and activities to aid in treatment.
    3. Assisted in improving client behavior by teaching coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
    4. Conducted group counseling sessions.
    5. Developed weekly schedules to be submitted and evaluated.
    6. Provided documentation of client behaviors and suggestions for treatment.
    7. Provided client transport to various locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of science


Sr. Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Objective : Master's level clinician with an extensive clinical and educational background seeking a full-time position in providing primary clinical/therapeutic services and crisis management. Clinical training has thoroughly prepared me to assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with psychiatric disorders or the potential for such disorders utilizing a full scope of therapeutic skills, including medication management and psychotherapy.

Skills : Evolv Medical Record System, Microsoft Office; Word, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Conducted daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
    2. Delegated medication passer participates in weekly team meetings, help to develop and implement treatment plans.
    3. Provided comprehensive mental health assessment, individual service planning, counseling, crisis screening, and support services to clients.
    4. Provided support and consultation to Intake Coordinator by screening clients who may qualify for an urgent or emergent response. Follows crisis protocols.
    5. Provided care and supervision for up to six emotionally disturbed adolescents in a state-licensed facility.
    6. Participated in the Utilization Review and Clinical Review of the client.
    7. Designed and implemented a personalized treatment plan for each individual youth with severe behaviors such as suicidal and self-harming tendencies Offer.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Psychology


Jr. Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging and rewarding position in a growth-oriented environment, which will enable to utilize skills to the benefit of the company.

Skills : Analytical And Research Computer And Technical Literacy Listening, Verbal And Written Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Communicated and accurately documented events occurring within the milieu.
    2. Improved children's behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
    3. Required paperwork regarding the residents under the leadership of the clinical supervisor, assists with the implementation of the individual treatment plans including individual and group therapy for all current residents.
    4. Included implementing each child's treatment plan, therapeutic care, recreation therapy, teaching life skills and providing necessary care, crisis.
    5. Served on an interdisciplinary team that supervised a co-ed group of severely traumatized youth (ages 10-17) referred for mental health.
    6. Participated in client transport to various locations.
    7. Participated in recreation therapy with teenagers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor of science

Behavioral Youth Counselor III Resume

Objective : Respected and motivated self-starter with B.A in Sociology and Criminal Justice, minor in Liberal Arts. Experience working with a diverse population of youth. Proven ability to work with difficult situations and establishing rapport with people.

Skills : Great Organization And Planning .Attention To Detail, With High Standards Of Quality And Accuracy.

Description :

    1. Teach youth necessary life skills and complete detail milieu and case management notes for each youth.
    2. Provided physical daily care for each youth as well as use various counseling techniques in order to prevent and intervene in crisis situations.
    3. Assisted with designing and implementing each youth's treatment plan during weekly consultation.
    4. Improved the young person's behavior through verbal processing and referral to various coping skills.
    5. Engaged and assessed upon entry into the facility.
    6. Transported clients to and from scheduled appointments and home visits.
    7. Teached the children the necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Behavioral Youth Counselor II Resume

Objective : Results-driven, skilled individual focused on achieving success and increased productivity through improvements in case management, childcare, safety, and administration. A highly focused and results-oriented professional who successfully supports complex, deadline-driven operations. Team-oriented and computer-savvy.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excell.

Description :

    1. Conducted daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
    2. Participated in client transports to various locations by taking the youth to doctor appointments, court appearances, and to meet with guardians for home passes.
    3. Participated in recreation therapy with children during gym time, canoeing, outside activities, and games.
    4. Improved children's behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
    5. Educated clients' in necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
    6. Mentored, coached and supported individuals to facilitate personal, social and educational growth in young people as well as encouraging greater social inclusion other duties when assigned.
    7. Conducted group and individual counseling sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Behavioral Youth Counselor I Resume

Summary : Seeking a position where will have the opportunity to exert positive communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills; by working with children, adolescents, young, and or older adults.

Skills : Eager To Learn, Assertive, Team Oriented, Communication, Documentation, Counseling, Technological Competence.

Description :

    1. Partnered with and augments activities of Service Family Centers, Guard, and Reserve programs (including Inter-Service Family Assistance Committees), unit family support staff officers, and other programs.
    2. Serviced to build coalitions and connect Federal, state, and local resources and non-profit organizations to support Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve families.
    3. Provided face-to-face non-medical counseling to children, ages three and over, and their parents/guardians at Child Development Centers and (CDCs) and Schools. Consults with military commands and installation service providers as requested.
    4. Consulted with teachers, CDC providers, parents, and children regarding disruptive class behaviors.
    5. Provided support to teachers, families, and students regarding deployment and reintegration.
    6. Interacted with children and parents from the larger military community and Child and Youth Services (CYS) during special events, parent groups, and center activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Assistant Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a position in the human services field utilizing the skills/training have learned through education and work experiences.

Skills : Mental Health First Aid USA Certified, Lotus Notes,.

Description :

    1. Reached out to families with children to conduct non-medical needs assessments.
    2. provided supportive, non-medical counseling services to families/parents, such as parenting and child development education (ages 0-18),
    3. suggested for behavioral interventions, non-medical counseling, recommendations for referrals and other services as appropriate, etc.
    4. Provided age-appropriate activities-based programs to young children and adolescents on topics such as identifying feelings, problem-solving, bullying, self-esteem, coping with deployment and reunification.
    5. Facilitated psycho-educational discussion groups for older children and adolescents.
    6. Provided feedback on outreach efforts and tracks services performed and referrals made.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Associate Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Summary : Relocating from Tennessee to the Chicago area to complete a Doctorate of Psychology program, (PsyD). While studying in Illinois, intend to utilize and expand current education, acquired assessment, and counseling skills by obtaining a position in the human services, or mental health field.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Crisis Intervention, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Implemented therapeutic interventions with youth that enhanced coping skills and improved behavior.
    2. Facilitated life skill classes and educated youth in decision-making skills.
    3. Transported youth to and from appointments.
    4. Conducted daily documentation for youth and assisted in treatment planning for youth.
    5. Facilitated daily counseling sessions with youth.
    6. Managed youth and provided a safe environment in the treatment facility.
    7. Assisted in treatment planning for each child.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Work

Assistant Behavioral Youth Counselor I Resume

Summary : Over 5 years of customer service experience and performing various office duties. Offering a proven track record of commended performance assisting and aspiring youth while being a strong decision-maker who understands the importance of active listening and patience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Spss, estonian, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Completed and maintained accurate records and reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, and other required information.
    2. Conferred with family members and others close to clients in order to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress.
    3. Counseled clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
    4. Provided clinical consultation, leadership, supervision, support, and guidance to subordinate clinical services staff members; ensures department services are in compliance with federal requirements and prioritizes staff workloads.
    5. Evaluated and makes referrals to available educational and/or clinical opportunities regarding cases involving intellectual disabilities and related criteria.
    6. Provided counseling services with clients and family members, if needed.
    7. Completed clinical documentation for all provided services, and maintains client information to ensure service eligibility.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor of science

Behavioral Youth Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position with Charter Community Charter School. Non-medical counseling, training/health and wellness presentations Consultation with parents and personnel at child daycare centers and schools.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Spss, estonian, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Provided culturally competent, engaging counseling services, focusing on helping individuals recover from the disease of addiction
    2. Connected individuals with wraparound support services in the community
    3. Engaged family members into the recovery experience
    4. Documented all activities using accepted industry-standard practices
    5. Provided face-to-face non-medical counseling to children, ages three and over, and their parents/guardians at Child Development Centers and (CDCs) and Schools.
    6. Consulted with military commands and installation service providers as requested.
    7. Participated in client transports to various locations Participates in recreation therapy with children.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts