A Child and Family Therapist will work with couples, families, and children and help them in improving their relationships. The common duties listed on the Child and Family Therapist Resume include – communicating with clients to assess their problems, assisting clients in solving clients, overcoming trauma, reducing behavioral problems, finding solutions to child and family issues, creating personalized treatment plans, monitoring family progress, assisting children and families in dealing with their emotional issues, assisting children in overcoming their drugs and alcohol addiction, counselling for family who seek divorce and implementing behavior modification programs.
Most common skills that are expected for this role include – counseling experience, skillful in conducting interviews, a good understanding of collaboration, case management proficiency, specialization in griefs and groups; and cultural competency. A Bachelor’s degree in psychology or psychotherapy along with valid licensure is the common qualification expected by employers.
Summary : Advance in chosen profession while obtaining the opportunity to direct the activities of client care within the guidelines of the standards of care, mental health practices, facility policies, and the program goals to the population in which it serves.
Skills : Management, Therapist.
Administered culturally competent therapeutic services for adolescents and their families in the school setting, specializing in trauma, family conflict, grief, acculturation, ADHD, anxiety, and depression in English and in Spanish.
Facilitated therapeutic group services for parents of adolescents to improve parenting skills and increase familial satisfaction.
Executed therapeutic groups for adolescents to cultivate teamwork, communication and coping skills, as well as confidence.
Developed and implemented therapeutic recreational activities to improve self-confidence and social skills for adolescents.
Orchestrated thorough, systemic, therapeutic care by coordinating with the system around the student, including the family, school staff, and external agencies or professionals.
Maximized therapeutic contact hours and delivers on billing requirements to meet and exceed obligations for funding of the program.
Designed and delivered presentations to advance knowledge of mental health and developmental needs of youth clientele and increase strategies for working with youth.
Progressed clinical knowledge and treatment techniques through education courses.
Sr. Child and Family Therapist Resume
Summary : Licensed Professional Counselor credentialed through Highmark, with a certification in secondary guidance, and 28 years of experience with youth and families which includes three years in a supervisory capacity. Self starter who loves to think outside the box with the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Skills : Airplane Disasters-2003, Grant Writing Experience.
Responsible for recruitment of child care workers, orientation of new staff, and direct supervision of staff.
Responsible for the development of treatment plans and in providing individual counseling to residents.
Initiated improvements in the existing program through research, writing, and implementing an Independent Living Skills Manual for the independent living program.
Provided group and individual behavioral management treatment to residents within the treatment facility.
Developed treatment plans to address necessary goals to work toward reunification with family.
Provided intensive mental health services to children, adolescents, and families in an outpatient setting.
Provided therapy to youth who present with behavioral, social, and/or emotional diagnosis.
Master In Gardener
Jr. Child and Family Therapist Resume
Headline : More than 8 years' experience in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio- economic backgrounds, including children, adolescents and adults. Organized and successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude.
Skills : CBT, Solution Focused Therapy, Family Interventions.
Provided client driven, home and school based therapy to clients and family members in a three county area.
Assisted parents in strengthening parenting skills using the following; Common Sense Parenting, Love and Logic Parenting, Parent Child Interaction Training.
Maintained contact and collaborate with community service providers such as: schools, court systems, and public service agencies.
Facilitated team meetings/wraparound meetings.
Provided crisis intervention as needed as well as on a 24 hour on-call, rotating basis.
Developed and maintained clinical documentation following CARF accreditation requirements.
Created and facilitated counseling groups such as: Self Esteem Group, Teen Empowerment group, Foster Care Support, Creating Positive Change Group for adolescents on probation, and Healing from Sexual Abuse Group.
Provided outreach counseling services to clients on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
MS In Counseling
Child and Family Therapist III Resume
Headline : To secure a position that would allow to support the role of parents or caregivers in providing their children with comprehensive services to meet their individual needs, regardless of disability or delay while enriching their lives.
Skills : Grief Therapy, Substance Abuse, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic Medical Records.
Interviewed clients, reviewed records, conducted assessments, or confered with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
Assisted clients in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support.
Educated clients or community members about mental or physical illness, abuse, medication, or available community resources.
Collaborated with counselors, physicians, or nurses to plan or coordinate treatment, drawing on clinical experience and patient needs.
Monitored, evaluated, and recorded client progress with respect to treatment goals.
Counseled or educated family members or assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting the client or patient.
Modified treatment plans according to changes in client status.
Child and Family Therapist II Resume
Summary : Over 15 years of professional experience in public service positions Assisted with grant writing and fundraising to subsidize funding and develop new programming Possesses outstanding communication and presentation abilities.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Photography.
Offered personalized therapy services for children and their families to improve and maintain a higher quality of life within their local community.
Completed intake forms and obtain insurance information.
Provided diagnostic assessment and conceptualize an individualized treatment plans for clients and their family.
Maintained a weekly clinical caseload of 18-23 clients.
Created and implemented art and play directives related to individual and family treatment objectives and action steps.
Met with parents to educate, practice, and implement parenting skills related to discipline, behavioral charting, and/or structured routines for clients with ADHD and ASD diagnosis.
Met agency deadlines and standards for clinical note documentation and treatment plans' to maintain funding requirements and chart compliance.
M.A. In Counseling
Child and Family Therapist I Resume
Headline : Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Therapy.
Required serving in dual role of therapist for clients and supervisory oversight of all cottage functions both clinical and operational.
Facilitated individual, group, and family therapy to residents and their families on a weekly basis.
Trained of RCCS for behavioral health programming associated with the treatment plan for all children in assigned caseload.
Worked toward positive outcomes for clients and families.
Implemented Team Member for Kaleidacare Documentation Programs.
Participated in weekly clinical and therapeutic training.
Master Of Arts
Lead Child and Family Therapist Resume
Summary : Licensed clinical professional counselor who is highly experienced with children, families and adults and has provided treatment services in a variety of settings. With knowledge and training in family systems, learning disorders and several clinical methods, is capable of effectively assisting clients with numerous issues.
Skills : Spanish language, Therapy.
Conducted psychological-social assessments and diagnosis for clients both voluntary and involuntary basis.
Produced treatment plan and follow-up services to each individual client's needs.
Monitored behavior, medication compliance, effectiveness and possible side effects.
Provided feed- back to the psychiatrist and possible recommendations.
Utilized numerous theoretical practices and behavioral science.
Conducted family, group, and individual therapy and assisted client and family with alternatives and discussed consequence of decisions and behaviors.
Teached parenting skill, effective communication skills and techniques.
Orchestrated and conducted mediation meetings.
Child and Family Therapist/Aide Resume
Summary : Promote and support the physical and emotional health of children and their families through early childhood education, creativity and play.
Skills : Family Therapy, Child Care Attendant.
Practiced Child-Parent Psychotherapy for families with children birth to 6 years old.
Fostered appropriate and healthy parent-child interaction through the use of a trauma informed model.
Provided in home and community based counseling and support.
Provided consultations to teachers and staff regarding treatment progress and needs.
Conducted observations and provided direct care for clients in a classroom setting.
Composed Mental Health Assessments, Treatment Plans and Session Notes.
Communicated with other treatment providers, and parties involved in child and family care.
Facilitated Parenting Classes and Parent Child interaction groups.
Child and Family Therapist/Consultant Resume
Summary : Seeking a position closer to home. Proficiency counseling children and adolescents and their families. Strong background in direct and administrative services within the field of developmental disabilities.
Skills : Child Care Attendant, Child Care Supervisor.
Utilized brief systematic and solution-focused approaches with children and their families in individual, family, and group therapy.
Consulted and coordinated medication needs with primary care physicians and other consulting specialists.
Completed intake evaluations including a diagnosis and treatment plan with measurable and observable outcomes.
Developed and implemented crisis plans for high-risk youth.
Coordinated and provided court ordered services for DCFS families.
Worked closely with local agencies to achieve optimal results in an evidence-based, family oriented, practice.
Provided consultation for schools, foster parents and other agencies involved with families.
Masters Of Education
Child and Family Therapist Resume
Summary : Highly educated and dedicated social worker seeking long-term career in medical social services. Strong passion and commitment to serving the needs of at-risk aging/elderly populations, as well as those dealing with serious illness. Well-rounded social work background with experience working with diverse populations and in various settings.
Skills : Family Advisor, Child Care Supervisor.
Performed biopsychosocial assessments, and formulated assessment based treatment plans.
Provided mental health counseling for up to 85 children, adolescents, and families.
Performed crisis intervention and management.
Facilitated a therapy group for adult males in transitional housing.
Collaborated with various other professional disciplines, such as DSS, CPS, and school districts.
Maintained timely and accurate documentation for all clients.
Assisted ClinicPlus Coordinator with administration, scoring, and follow up for in-school mental health screenings.