A Family Counselor works with families to solve problems, promote communication, foster a healthy environment, and resolve emotional conflicts. The most common work activities listed on the Family Counselor Resume indicate the following duties and tasks – helping in resolving substance abuse, money problems; and general stress; applying various approaches and therapies for improving families behaviors, attitudes and perceptions; making patient and family assessment, creating treatment plans, making referrals, and conducting family therapy sessions.
Job applicants must be able to communicate well with patients of various age groups. Strong analytical skills and a strong knowledge of family dynamics and a deep understanding of the best practices and ethics regarding family counseling is vital to succeed in this occupation. A Master-s qualification is normally considered as the prerequisite to get placed in this profession.
Headline : Family counselor is an individual who has a wide array of duties concomitant with their job. Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Hard Working.
Assisted primary counselors in their workload of female clients with co-occurring disorders.
Developed treatment plans to meet individual client needs. Work with a male population of clients when needed for staff coverage.
Facilitated afternoon programming two days per week for three hours per day, educating the client population on topics such as self-esteem and communication.
Communicate with nursing staff to assist in thorough client care.
Maintained a caseload of six residents and worked intensively with the clients and their families.
Provided comprehensive treatment for families at high risk for abuse.
Community outreach and networking with community agencies.
Family Counselor/Representative. Resume
Summary : Versatile mental health counselor with most previous experience in community counseling setting, practicing mental health, career counseling, and resource referral for client well-being and promotion of self-sufficiency.
Skills : Behavioral Health, Crisis Intervention.
Created ISP's, Monthly Reports and Quarterly Reports. Counsel clients in Mental Health Skill Building, Intensive In-Home Counseling.
Provided services for Supervised Visitation for sex offenders and non-offenders.
Provided in-home multi-systemic family counseling for youth with Mental Health Diagnosis Performed psycho-social assessments with the participant.
Coordinated all probation meetings, court appointments, medication management appointments.
Performed weekly phone calls to families as well as home visits three times per week.
Provided individual, family and group therapy as well as case management for juveniles and their families.
Provided in-home family counseling to school-aged children and their families. Co-director of assertiveness training and communication groups.
Master's Of Science
Family Counselor I Resume
Objective : Social Worker (LGSW) with experience planning, developing and executing successful programs through effective relationship and team building, community organizing, fund-raising, marketing.
Skills : Group Counseling, Couples And Family Counseling.
Cultivated positive professional relationships and marketed the program to other mental health professionals, programs, circuit judges.
Provided counseling services and crisis intervention for individuals, couples, and families in conflict for the life of the grant.
Developed treatment plans, as well as assessed the need for additional services, made the appropriate referrals and provided follow-up.
Maintained clean and concise documentation of treatment efforts, as well as provided court reports and annual grant reporting.
Partnered with the Alabama Community Healthy Marriage Initiative, collaborated with a team to develop marketing strategies.
First counselor in the county to work under a federal grant providing free counseling services to the community regardless of income.
Established a network bridging the gaps between the judicial system and community resources.
Jr. Family Counselor Resume
Objective : Highly energized, great at multi-tasking, organized self-starter looking for an opportunity which will afford professional growth and stability while offering a high level of customer service and satisfaction.
Counseled users on problems such as unsatisfactory relationships between marriage partners or parents and children.
Improved physical health, social functioning, and welfare of the community.
Provided advice and aid concerning unwed parenthood, care of the ill, handicapped, or aged, care of other family members.
Family Counselor/Management Resume
Summary : Strive to bring to any position enthusiasm for improving the quality of lives and empowering individuals to be advocates for their own health and success.
Skills : Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Case Management.
Sharpened written communication skills by composing clear, organized, and detailed clinical notes and other documentation.
Increased ability to be flexible and adapt to various situations and settings. Acquired experience with working as part of a team.
Obtained experience responding to crises and implementing appropriate interventions.
Collaborated with other professionals to provide quality care and treatment planning.
Updated clients' person-centered plans once a month, translated goals into interventions and monitored the accomplishment of goals.
Provided in-home counseling for the reunification of preservation of the family following the Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST).
Utilized behavioral intervention, substance abuse/relapse prevention with the families.
Masters Of Science
Family Counselor/Analyst Resume
Summary : Effectively motivate students and experienced professionals to identify appropriate occupations that match with their skills, interests and personalities.
Skills : Health Care field, Management.
Delivered direct intensive services to an assigned caseload. Able to effectively manage self in crisis situations.
Provided crisis services to caseload, including after workday hours.
Positioned requires the ability to respond to various differences among the agency's clientele, including economic, ethnic, and religious and disabilities.
Positioned requires the ability to assess and respond to verbal and non-verbal cues while conducting interviews and clinical assessments.
Wrote and verbal communication skills are necessary for interviews.
Provided in-home counseling for the reunification of preservation of the family following the In-Home Service Model (IHS).
Utilized behavioral intervention, substance abuse/relapse prevention with the families.
Bachelor Of Arts
Family Counselor III Resume
Summary : Personable education professional driven to inspire university students to achieve personal and academic success.
Skills : Excellent communication skills, Hard Working.
Abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature and attending professional conferences.
Maintained regularly-scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
Emphasized the importance of academic honesty with students and instructed them on proper citation of research sources.
Reviewed admissions folders for students admitted to the Master's degree program.
Communicated with the registrar's office to review and process requests for requirements waivers.
Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.
Maintained strong ties with alumni to foster long-term philanthropic support with the school.
Lead Family Counselor Resume
Summary : Determined, and helpful family counselor, goals are simple: to assist others in reaching their greatest potential and become part of their resident community.
Skills : Family Support Worker, Management.
Counseled grieving family members, and attended funerals.
Completed and all documents, insurance forms, and agreements.
Provided customer services that included home visits, and incoming calls.
Coordinated with in-state and out-of-state funeral homes. Sold funeral insurance, and cemetery property.
Responsible for payment on funeral insurance, and cemetery property.
Planned out funeral services, selling trusts, handling cash and filling out paperwork.
Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades.
Associate Family Counselor Resume
Summary : Strengths in advocacy for children's best interests, skilled in interviewing and communicating with others, a thirst for knowledge in new areas, goal oriented and the ability to work as a team member.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Assessments/Treatment Plans.
Conducted screening for clients requesting services.
Provided community-based counseling to runaway, ungovernable, truant and other youth and their families, in crisis.
Developed in conjunction with the client and their parents an individual service plan.
Participated in staff meetings, treatment team meetings, case management sessions, court and Case Staffing Committees, as scheduled.
Assisted with community relations and public speaking events as needed.
Maintained clinical records in accordance with policy and procedures.
Prepared and submit statistical reports in a timely manner.
Family Counselor Resume
Objective : Career manager who is a natural at building productive relationships with teams to improve operations and increase the competitive advantage all while delivering a safe environment.
Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Management.
Conducted counseling sessions to individuals and groups including children and adults in structured sessions.
Planned, developed, organized long and short term goals, objectives, and behavioral plans.
Taught principles, practices, and techniques appropriate to behaviors.
Conducted intake interviews and mental health appraisals.
Complied medical, mental, and family information. Taught anger management, parenting, and communication skills.
Created and implemented treatment plans and discharge planning.
Assisted in the stabilization of clients and served as an advocate in the community.