A Crisis Worker takes responsibility for assessing and treating individuals with mental, substance abuse, emotional issues, including abuse of alcohol, or other drugs. The work activities seen on the Crisis Worker Resume include the following – assisting in individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, client advocacy; prevention, and education. Other duties include identifying people and communicates in need of help, assessing client’s needs, situations, strengths and supporting networks; helping clients adjusting to changes and challenges; responding to crises such as child abuse and mental health emergencies; developing and evaluating programs and services; and providing psychotherapy services.
Skills that can help these workers succeed in this line include – strong communication skills; a good understanding of the client’s needs; the ability to develop strong relationships, compassion, and empathy; strong interpersonal skills; and time-management skills. A Bachelor’s degree in social work is the most common requirement needed for entry-level roles.
Evaluated patients in the emergency rooms with mental health concerns of a crisis nature.
Assessed for drug and alcohol concerns in patients being evaluated.
Consulted with emergency room doctors, nurses, and on-call psychiatrists regarding patient symptoms, behaviors, and safety risk to self or others.
Consulted with patients' family members on safety concerns, recent behaviors, and symptoms of patients.
Informed the emergency room doctors, and on-call psychiatrist of all information necessary to make a decision of admission to an inpatient mental health unit or discharging the patient to a safe place.
Placed patients with safety concerns to self or others, in dual diagnosis or mental health inpatient units.
Assisted others with 302 petitions, and contacting the on-call delegate to warrant the petition.
Crisis Response Worker Resume
Summary : Over 6 years of Crisis Response Worker experience with expertise in therapeutic assessments, community-based services, clinical diagnosis, strategic planning, and team approach. Effective in planning, conducting, and directing detailed clinical treatment plans, consulting with mental health professionals, and multi-cultural awareness.
Skills : Hotline, Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse.
Interviewed patients and family members to obtain information about the home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
Administered medications. Coordinated care of assigned patients.
Conducted individual or group therapy sessions.
Assessed patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment programs accordingly.
Documented current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
Provided health care instruction/education to patient and family members.
Responsible for assisting callers who were in need of aid due to a domestic violence situation.
Crisis Worker Resume
Objective : Highly organized, resilient individual with proficiency in all aspects of crisis intervention and safety assessment. Excellent team member and proven leader with experience in emergency room crisis work, police advocacy, and answering a suicide hotline. Empathetic, kind, clear communicator, with experience interacting across a broad and varied range of professionals.
Skills : Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Microsoft Office, Documentation, Bilingual.
Balanced a variety of duties in numerous fast-paced environments, while maintaining composure in order to gather information and make informed safety decisions as an advocate for clients in crisis.
Communicated complex and often difficult concepts clearly and efficiently both verbally and in written documentation, to a variety of people.
Conducted face to face assessments of clients in the midst of mental health, substance abuse, or trauma-related crisis in order to evaluate the appropriate level of care.
Worked in several emergency rooms throughout the state, in jails, schools, and homes in the community, often with local law enforcement.
Answered Lifeline contracted suicide hotline.
Created an event to help gain community awareness for the services the company provided while working with leaders in the community as well as at the university.
Demonstrated a willingness to be flexible while working overnight shift, coming in early and staying late to meet the needs of the company and its clients.
Crisis Intervention worker Resume
Objective : Crisis Intervention worker professional with over 8 years experience working worth adults, children, and families conducting home visits, forensic interviews, and assessments. Developed service plans and followed treatment plans in order to link individuals and families to services needed to ensure their safety and well being.
Skills : Computer , Time Management, Organization, Case Management, And Crisis Management.
Provided intensive crisis management services for mentally ill and dual diagnosed adults.
Assessed individuals for suicidal/homicidal ideation and substance abuse through telephone crisis hotline, mobile crisis team, and sub-acute crisis residence services.
Conducted intake and psycho-social assessments.
Assisted clients with medication management and developed wellness recovery action plans.
Provided psycho-education to families.
Set up discharge plans and processed referrals for follow up care.
Facilitated group therapy, individual counseling, family sessions, mentored and assisted with new staff training Participated in staff meetings and training,
Helped to implement new program policies to service individuals more efficiently and to reduce agency spending.
Crisis Worker Resume
Headline : Crisis Worker worked with the departments most vulnerable individuals by assisting clinical team members, provider staff, families, and DDS area office staff in responding to behavioral/ psychiatric emergencies, and by assisting in the support of the identified person during crisis and at-risk situations.
Provided crisis intervention services to the community and short term case management to include after-hours beeper coverage.
Completed mental health evaluations for children and adults.
Assisted with transferring children to psychiatric hospitals for treatment or accessing respite care.
Facilitated Critical Incident Stress Management after a trauma.
Planned Social work/discharge for medical floors and ER.
Assisted families in times of sudden death and link families with community resources.
Served as a liaison between service providers, families and/or DDS area office staff.
Human Services Counseling
Crisis Social Worker Resume
Summary : Crisis Social Worker experience in the mental health field, including geriatrics, residential, crisis, utilization review and administrative work.
Provided culturally competent, crisis intervention, assessment, case management and advocacy to families in the Programs in compliance with ACS policies and procedures.
Evaluated patients in the ER with mental health crisis' and place them in the appropriate care setting.
Obtained prior authorization and admit geriatric patients in the facility.
Obtained consent forms and/or initiate involuntary commitment forms when necessary.
Coordinated admissions with the Physicians and Nursing Staff.
Ran activity groups in the geriatric inpatient facility.
Obtained anded assist in reviews when needed.
Assisted nursing staff with geriatric patients when needed.
Crisis Worker Resume
Objective : Worked with families at risk most of Crisis Worker career in social services. Currently working with individuals who deal with substance abuse and mental health issues.
Skills : Solution Focus Theory, Cognitvie Theory, Person Centered Theory.
Followed agency policies as outlined in the Policy and Procedures Manual.
Provided education on the dynamics of Recovery.
Provided immediate care for those who suffer from mental health and substance abuse issues.
Provided resources for after programs for clients.
Assisted crisis callers and clients by providing them with options and encouraging them to make decisions that will empower them and enhance their recovery.
Read and made entries in the communication logs on each shift.
Assured all forms necessary for admittance to the facility and continued program support are completed within 24 hours of entry.
Clinical Social Work
Crisis Worker Resume
Headline : To learn, and grow as a valued employee. Additionally, to always be reliable and hard working; one whom others can count on.MAC candidate with a background in advocacy for the elderly and disabled. Strong case management, to adapt easily to new situations and experience in promoting for clients who are seeking entitlement programs, employment and educational training. Establish working relationships with clients.
Assisted in matters relating to daily living in the group home including, but not limited to procurement of food, meal preparation, care and maintenance of the house and grounds, and supervision of the clients.
Assisted clients in problems relating to daily living activities.
Provided face-to-face crisis assessment services to individuals experiencing an emotional, substance abuse or mental health crisis.
Maintained knowledge about DSM-V and have the ability to render a diagnostic impression.
Assessed, and assisted in least restrictive safety planning Make appropriate referrals for treatment to ensure psychiatric needs are being met.
Maintained knowledge of psychiatric intervention skills.
Determine the need for and authorize emergency detentions and protective placements.
Provided daily groups on positive coping skills. Maintained safety and order on the unit.
Crisis Worker Resume
Summary : Crisis Worker is responsible for a wide variety of crisis-related duties such as interviewing survivors, forensic investigators, and law enforcement officers; managing the logistics of a disaster; providing emotional support to survivors and their loved ones.
Skills : Law Enforcement, Treatment Plans, Suicide Prevention.
Conducted the initial triage and assessment of individuals and determines their level of acuity during the intake process.
Worked collaboratively with the Crisis Clinical Team (Medical Director, Physicians, RNs, BHTs, Peer Support Specialist, Family Support Specialist, and Youth Support Specialist) to engage, monitor, and communicate with the individual ensuring that safety is maintained while meeting the individual's needs.
Performed a psychosocial evaluation of the person's needs and strengths, including the individual's physical, social, and emotional functioning as well as an assessment of financial resources and family and community supports.
Developed an individualized and person-centered treatment plan which includes arrangements for a referral to services or natural supports as appropriate.
Utilized motivational interventions to assist individuals in meeting their goals and moving along their paths to recovery.
Provided community resource information and performs referral and liaison activities as necessary to ensure the person's success in returning to the community.
Provided case management services to individuals as appropriate.
Crisis Worker Resume
Objective : Provides the highest level of care to clients being passionate about social work and committed to provide effective and supportive care. Has experience with veterans, families, and troubled abused children.