Crisis Counselor Resume Samples

A Crisis Counselor is a well-trained mental health professional who undertakes the responsibility of helping people in distress. The common work activities typically seen on the Crisis Counselor Resume include – counseling people who are a danger to themselves or others; supporting people who are facing acute crisis such as terror attacks; helping distressing people such as those who are in loss, bereavement or grief; conducting face to face interview to assess the exact problems, determining the specific needs, helping clients in dealing with immediate aftermath of certain crisis situations; and providing appropriate advocacy or referrals.

Even though the job setting for the professionals may vary, the required skill sets are common and include – experience in counselling, excellent telephone mannerism, ability to evaluate mental health status, skilful in making sound judgement, experience in dealing with sexual addicts, alcohol, gambling and substance abuse; and a sound knowledge of crisis intervention theories. To obtain such a challenging position, a degree in the field of Psychology or Social work or Human Services is commonly required.

Crisis Counselor Resume example

Crisis Counselor Resume

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Skills : Crisis Intervention.

Description :

    1. Provided individual and group counseling for battered women.
    2. Counseled hotline callers on domestic violence issues.
    3. Assisted clients with safety planning and shelter placement in crisis situations.
    4. Provided crisis counseling during regular 24-hour emergency back-up shifts using cell phone and pager system.
    5. Advocated for clients on housing, employment, public assistance, and health care issues.
    6. Plan, and schedule business meetings and appointments for management Created and led psych educational group on domestic violence issues and support group on Healthy Relationships for women with drug and alcohol addictions.
    7. Served as clinical supervisor for a graduate counseling intern.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Leadership


Crisis Counselor Resume

Summary : A professional who has successfully conceived, developed, and implemented multiple programs aiding the less fortunate individuals in our community; with particular emphasis on client counseling and outreach, drug rehabilitation, and affordable housing. Extensive experience includes business development, new program development, program operations, public relations, volunteer coordination, recruitment, and management, fundraising, legislative and governmental liaison, staff development, and operations management.

Skills : Powerpoint, Project Management, Excel, Word, AS400.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing crisis counseling and intervention over the phone, face-to-face, or in the community as needed.
    2. Provide in-depth professional assessments and evaluations of crisis situations.
    3. Provide on-going short-term crisis management, follow-up, and client advocacy.
    4. Developing case plans and monitor progress to ensure the clients' restoration to prior level of functioning.
    5. Utilize written and oral skills for the proper agency records documentation.
    6. Serve as a link between services and people in need, communicating services available to the community.
    7. Work cooperatively with a variety of youth, law enforcement, counseling agencies, and programs within the County.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Sociology


Sr. Crisis Counselor Resume

Summary : Crisis Counselor experience to create programing of a wide variety, from students to the mentally disabled, while providing meaningful experiences.

Skills : Microsoft Software And Mac Os Systems.

Description :

    1. Supervise children while providing education to enhance social, community, and life skills.
    2. Implement independent daily activities for children.
    3. Apply innovative techniques for behavior modification and administer prescribed controlled medications as needed.
    4. Facilitate individual and group counseling sessions, and assist with crisis and post-crisis management.
    5. Record observations of children and maintain appropriate and complete clinical documentation.
    6. Prepare weekly assessments and make recommendations as to a child's potential assignments and placement.
    7. Maintain daily contact with schools to ascertain child's performance and to discuss current challenges.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Criminal Justice

Sr. Crisis Counselor Resume

Summary : Candidate with strong interpersonal skills, superior communication skills, and work well independently or with a team. Seeking a challenging position where can use skills to provide exceptional service to populations on either side of the socioeconomic social services spectrum.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Javascript, EMMIE, JIRA, Internet Research, Internet Marketing, Healthcare, Management, Project Management, Business Development, Admistration, Counseling.

Description :

    1. Counseled consumers in mental health crisis.
    2. Built rapport with residents and counseled them through their psychiatric crisis as needed.
    3. Collaborated with case managers to ensure a smooth transition from the crisis bed to transitional housing or return to stable housing.
    4. Completed intakes and assessments for new residents.
    5. Reported to the Department of Mental Health to obtain authorizations for residents to remain in crisis beds.
    6. Facilitated groups with a focus on mental health management and life skills.
    7. Monitored residents with a history of homicidal and suicidal ideations.
    8. Conferred with Psychiatrist to determine best treatment modalities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW In Social Work

Jr. Crisis Counselor Resume

Summary : Acquired capacity to manage highly stressful situations and resolve issues Team player with strong interpersonal relationship skills. Experienced with a diverse clientele Compassionate, empathetic, and adaptable Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel.

Description :

    1. Selected for part time experience in providing support and counseling for trouble teens and their parents.
    2. Provide supportive counseling to individuals who contact the dedicated clinic crisis phone lines.
    3. Provide lethality assessment with corresponding documentation per AAS guidelines.
    4. Dispatch appropriate level of intervention for the individual.
    5. Provide information and referrals to individuals who contact the crisis line.
    6. Data Entry for all calls in a database as well as assigning follow up activities to the appropriate Mental Health Facility.
    7. Participate and engage in Clinical Supervision with assigned CCP Program Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Crisis Counselor III Resume

Summary : An enthusiastic, creative, and passionate educator, mentor and advisor with a strong belief that all children can learn and thrive in a learning environment that is designed to stimulate, comfort, and adjust to their unique talents and abilities.

Skills : Education.

Description :

    1. Work with students who may be experiencing problems concerning academic and social development.
    2. Provide information concerning college majors, admission, and financial aid and apprenticeship programs.
    3. Assists students in modifying behaviors and work to developing healthy communication and conflict resolution skills.
    4. Monitor student's attendance and track students if they relocate.
    5. Present a positive role model for students and interact positively and effectively with all students.
    6. Administer, evaluate, and interpret standardized test results for students.
    7. Counsel individual students with presenting needs/concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.A. In Counseling

Crisis Counselor II Resume

Objective : Certified Crisis Counselor with more than 5 years of professional experience and expertise working with Adolescents with behavioral needs. Focusing on building strong and supportive relationships with Residents, Staff and OCFS-ACS Management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Javascript, EMMIE, JIRA, Internet Research, Internet Marketing, Healthcare, Management, Project Management, Business Development, Admistration, Counseling.

Description :

    1. Supervised and managed team of 6 dyads of crisis counseling and resource linkage coordinators.
    2. Trained, debriefed and provided supervision for dyads, used data to conduct ongoing assessment needs.
    3. Assessed and identified survivors with mental health and substance abuse issues in areas of disaster.
    4. Completed daily paperwork and compiled a team report for area/program manager.
    5. Supervised/Provided one-on-one counseling sessions to individuals in need.
    6. Provided grief and loss counseling to survivors.
    7. Provided community support and resources to survivors affected by disasters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Health Administration

Crisis Counselor I Resume

Summary : Motivated and hardworking with extensive knowledge in multiple social scientific disciplines seeking hands on experience in a creative and positive environment.

Skills : Professional Continuing, Education-currently.

Description :

    1. Completed in-depth family evaluations to develop problem specific case plans.
    2. Developed treatment plan for caregivers that provided clinical and agency support that enhanced level of parental care.
    3. Coordinated treatment plans to handle inevitable family crisis & facilitated community support surrounding families.
    4. Managed complex community based issues involving families & children within social services.
    5. Sustained good communication within respective communities and linkages to necessary resources for clients.
    6. Engage students to participate in DUI class.
    7. Completed documentation in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS Human Services

Crisis Counselor/Advisor Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as a Crisis Counselor in an organization that will provide with opportunities to add value while enhancing skill set of serving and supporting and strengthening families and or individuals.

Skills : Computer skills include Microsoft programs; Excel; Medical Scheduling Systems; Etc.

Description :

    1. One-on-one counseling with crisis staff to help identify triggers, coping skills, short term goals for recovery, and prevention of subsequent crises.
    2. Help with creating a step-by-step plan to achieve recovery-related goals.
    3. Collaborate with internal and external providers for continuity of care.
    4. Provide medication monitoring and education.
    5. Facilitate groups focused on increasing socialization, symptom management, medication education.
    6. Plan activities including trips, games, movies, cooking with staff and with peers.
    7. Provide Phone support to alumni and community members who are in crisis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Crisis Counselor/Manager Resume

Summary : To utilize skills as a Crisis Counselor to assist in positive behavioral health education and practices.

Skills : Communication, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted intake assessments for client entering into the program.
    2. Served as a counselor and mentor for clients ranging from 7-17 years of age.
    3. Conducted Individual service plans for clients, which focused on goal planning.
    4. Served as a facilitator in family conferences and implemented home contracts.
    5. Worked as a representative in external agency meetings with other agencies.
    6. Helped provide a safe place for at risk, homeless and troubled youth.
    7. Implemented daily schedules and activities for clients.
    8. Conducted individual sessions with clients pertaining to individual needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Rehabilitation Counseling

Crisis Counselor/Coordinator Resume

Summary : To secure employment in a company that presents opportunities for advancement as well as personal and professional growth.

Skills : Claim Interpretation, Customer Service, Medicare, Medicaid, CMS.

Description :

    1. Participated in the resolution of academic and behavioral problems.
    2. Assist students with making acceptable choices during the school day.
    3. Counselor group therapy to adolescents and children that have been diagnosed with mental health disorders.
    4. Provide one- on -one counseling to at risk youth.
    5. Provide classroom assistance and crisis intervention.
    6. Maintain regular consultation with the multi-jurisdictional case review team, courts, schools, social services, and other community agencies.
    7. Provided case management Provided emergency services and crisis intervention as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Economics

Crisis Counselor Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented, enthusiastic professional, focused on youth and adults at risk, assist in reinventing client's life skills, due to tragic events. Long time, advocate for clients with special needs and vocational rehabilitation.

Skills : Excel, Counselor.

Description :

    1. Students studied advance classes in economic justice, holistic education, and social entrepreneurship.
    2. Review and evaluate students' progress notes.
    3. Youth behavior observed throughout summer program.
    4. Monitored youths at risk suicide attempts.
    5. Recreation activities to help youth unwind.
    6. Federal and State mandate forms were required.
    7. Parents involved with wrap around program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology