Child Therapist Resume Samples

A Child Therapist is a specialized medical professional who uses languages and plays with children to assess, observe, and treat children who are facing emotional, social, psychological, or behavioral difficulties. Job duties commonly associated with the role are mentioned on the Child Therapist Resume as – working with children who are affected with issues such as aggression, depression, learning difficulties, and anxiety; leading sessions with family members, helping children understand and address the inner conflicts, conducting psychological assessments and testing for diagnostic purposes; educating family members on how to respond to the child’s behavior, and developing an individualized treatment plan for each child.

While duties tend to vary based on the problem and age of the child, the needed skills are almost common and include the following – several years of experience working with children in a clinical setting; approachable and empathic, knowledgeable of different therapeutic methods, excellent communication skills, the ability to adhere to professional, ethical and legal regulations, and willingness to help children. Candidates at the post-doctoral level in the field of psychology are preferred.

Child Therapist Resume example

Child Therapist Resume

Objective : Dedicated, empathetic, and caring Mental Health professional with a passion for helping others overcome personal obstacles and providing patient care which exceeds conventional standards. Conscientious; completes assignments within mandates; deadline and challenge-driven, comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting.

Skills : PowerPoint, Therapist.

Description :

    1. Compiled Comprehensive Assessments which included the client's socio-psychiatric case histories to facilitate accurate diagnoses and treatment while in Treatment Foster Care.
    2. Diagnosed clients using DSM-IV criteria.
    3. Implemented therapeutic plans for each child and recorded the child's progress in the case file.
    4. Assessed and compiled treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
    5. Provided therapy to children, teens, adults, individuals, families, and groups.
    6. Provided individual counseling, play therapy, couples counseling, and family therapy.
    7. Conducted individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social, and emotional problems.
    8. Provided crisis intervention, as well as psycho-educational and therapeutic groups.
    9. Worked with victims of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as domestic violence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MSW In Clinical Social Work Practice


Child Therapist Resume

Summary : Presenting this resume to you, to deliver achievements, skills, and knowledge for your review on the application for employment.

Skills : Proficient in MS Word, Pages, Excel, PowerPoint, and OpenOffice.

Description :

    1. Provided therapy for non-offending caregivers and/or child victims of abuse.
    2. Attended multidisciplinary reviews as necessary.
    3. Attended training that is relevant to the position and will improve the therapists' skills.
    4. Provided individual and family therapy to children at risk at home and school settings.
    5. Provided individual outpatient therapy to children at abuse treatment center utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
    6. Maintained regularly-scheduled outpatient appointments with clientele ranging from 4 to 18 years of age.
    7. Maintained and coordinated weekly individual intensive outpatient therapy visits for clientele in school and home settings 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW In Social Work


Child Therapist Resume

Headline : Empathetic Mental Health Practitioner with over 30 years of expertise and comprehensive knowledge of interpersonal relationship dynamics. Establishing and maintaining excellent professional boundaries which complement an insightful and sensitive approach to client care.

Skills : Leadership, Team Management, Communication/Interpersonal, Behavior Management.

Description :

    1. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to client treatment.
    2. Provided in-home counseling services; assist clients with working through presenting problems ranging from anger management, grief, PSTD, self-image issues, and relational issues.
    3. Administered intake assessment for a new client; confer with the support team of the client.
    4. Formulated individual service delivery plans.
    5. Kept daily progress notes of the progression of the client.
    6. Met monthly with supervisor to discuss progress.
    7. Maintained accurate records in order to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations.
    8. Collected information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests.
    9. Acted as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Counseling Education

Child Therapist Resume

Headline : Looking to provide a high level of services as licensed professional counseling in the state. Experienced in managing resources on-site and off-site and ability to manage multiple projects/releases simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.

Skills : Microsoft Works And Offices, Technical Writing, TCMS, JCJC, KIDS.

Description :

    1. Therapy was conducted for 8-24 juveniles, age ranged from 6-15 in a partial hospital program.
    2. Documentation of daily progress of clients' interactions in Art Therapy, Clinical Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, and Problem Solving Therapy.
    3. Group discussions with professional individuals were a major objective toward clients' development toward goal achievements.
    4. Treatment Plans were developed to help clients focus on objectives that were measured toward goals.
    5. Target dates were utilized and provided an idea of when goals were reached.
    6. Referrals for residential placements and assessments also administrated.
    7. Individual therapy and group therapy helped clients focus on behaviors that were more positive.
    8. Intakes for adults and juveniles were provided on daily basis.
    9. Familiared with different types of medications for different behaviors helped to understand different side effects.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Human Services

Child Therapist Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

Skills : Computer And Internet.

Description :

    1. Provide office, home, and school-based therapy to children.
    2. Played, talked, found the clues to make ourselves a better person.
    3. Helped several children through difficult times in their lives.
    4. Employed play therapy, Therapy, cognitive behavior, and motivational interviewing in this position.
    5. Worked with children and their families; ages zero to eighteen.
    6. Provided individual therapy, family therapy, and case management services.
    7. Met required Medicaid billing hours.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In Mental Health Counseling

Child Therapist Resume

Summary : Licensed Independent Social Worker with 19 years experience in mental health settings, working with diverse populations in private practice, health care, and outpatient treatment settings. A hardworking, open-minded individual who works in accordance with the ethics and the stated standards of the profession, including its accountability procedures.

Skills : EMDR, DBT.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with the multimodal system to support clients that have mental health disorders in addition to substance abuse disorders.
    2. Researched current literature on developmental disorders including but not limited to Autism, and Mental Retardation, etc.
    3. Supported families throughout the day by providing groups.
    4. Provided initial behavioral assessment of the child.
    5. Provided therapy as needed including, parenting, family therapy, individual child therapy.
    6. Gained extensive experience working with at-risk children and families for three years, providing therapy in a residential setting.
    7. Provided weekly, individual therapy for children with diagnoses such as Mood Disorders, Reactive Attachment Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MSW

Child Therapist Resume

Headline : Seeks to obtain a position that will enable utilizing exceptional knowledge in behavior health, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as allow to develop professionally while contributing to a company's growth.

Skills : Certifications De-Escalation Training, Motivational.

Description :

    1. Offered mental health prevention and intervention for children in K-8th grade.
    2. Provided individual and family therapy to children and adolescents ranging in age from 4 yrs to 18 yrs.
    3. Facilitated group therapy to children and adolescents that range in age from 7 to 16 yrs of age.
    4. Services provided to clients with a range of DSM-V diagnoses: mood disorders, anxiety disorders, PTSD, bereavement, schizophrenia, PDD, ODD.
    5. Worked with children who struggled with anxiety, self-esteem issues, and behavioral problems.
    6. Conducted group sessions as well as individual sessions.
    7. Conducted Intake evaluations, Individual and Family counseling sessions, Day Treatment Safari Learning Center Summit, MS 8/10-8/11.
    8. Enhanced basic skills such as shapes, Color, numbers, and letter recognition.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    B.A.

    Child Therapist Resume

    Headline : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

    Skills : Computer literacy, Windows proficient, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Bilingual, Autocad.

    Description :

      1. Provided ongoing diagnostic and assessment services Write Individual Service Plans, Behavioral Therapy.
      2. Planed and evaluated the progress of each client.
      3. Treatment Planned with subsequent Individual, Group.
      4. Conducted individual and family therapy for children and adolescents in foster care aged 5 to 18.
      5. Consulted with caseworkers, biological parents, foster.
      6. Managed a caseload of 20-25 children, ages 4-18 from single-parent families where the mother was in recovery for drug and alcohol addiction.
      7. Clients referred for individual therapy were referred by the agency's Drug and Alcohol Counselors.
      8. Provided individual and group therapy to school-age children on the Navajo Reservation, including treatment planning.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BA

    Child Therapist Resume

    Headline : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

    Skills : Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

    Description :

      1. Facilitated recovery groups from sexual abuse as well as groups for offenders.
      2. Facilitated a group situation with emotionally disturbed pre-school children ages 2-3 years.
      3. Supervised activities that involved the children: interacting with each other; dealing with their feelings.
      4. Developed positive attitudes.
      5. Wrote ten-day reports on each child which included observing and evaluating the child's initial behavior, determining the child's appropriate nature.
      6. Responsible for providing therapy to autistic kids.
      7. Assisted with speech therapy.
      8. Helped kids learn in a special way.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MA In Mental Health Counseling

    Child Therapist Resume

    Headline : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

    Skills : Conflict Resolution, Fast/Adaptive Learning, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis.

    Description :

      1. Provide individual and family therapy to children at risk at home and school settings.
      2. Provided individual outpatient therapy to children at abuse treatment center utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
      3. Maintained regularly scheduled outpatient appointments with clientele ranging from 4 to 18 years of age.
      4. Conducted intake assessments.
      5. Maintained and coordinated weekly individual intensive outpatient therapy visits for clientele in school and home settings.
      6. Maintained and coordinated individual outpatient therapy visits for clientele in office and school settings.
      7. Identified and diagnosed the primary problem the child's faces and develop a plan of care to help them learn new ways of coping with inadvertent situations.
      8. Provided play and talk therapy to individuals and groups of children and adolescents struggling with mental health problems, family issues, adjustment.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MS In Counseling Education