Group Home Counselor Resume Samples

A Group Home Counselor provides support to people who typically live in group homes and are neglected by their family members. Typical work activities commonly mentioned on the Group Home Counselor Resume include the following – counseling children and seniors; administering prescribed drugs, monitoring resident behavior and condition; ensuring the residents mingle and get on well with other residents; providing mental and physical help; enforcing standard rules and regulations; identifying signs of a resident’s potential harm to self and others; providing emotional support, and referring residents to appropriate physicians and therapists if needed.

Those seeking to become one should be able to groom their skills in the following areas – counseling skills; strong listening abilities; empathy and interpersonal abilities; and problem-solving attitude. Other crucial skills are motivational skills, and the potential to work with people coming from different kinds of backgrounds and classes. Successful resumes make mention of a degree in social work or counseling.

Group Home Counselor Resume example

Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : To secure a challenging Group Home Counselor position in a growth oriented, esteemed organization that will utilize my knowledge to drive excellent customer service.

Skills : Spanish, Microsoft, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as an advocate for Group Home residents, supervising and assisting with their daily activities as they work towards their individual goals; implement instruction by consultants and/or therapists.
    2. Ensured that individuals are engaged and supervised at all times.
    3. Encouraged individuals to participate in community activities and encourage peer relationships.
    4. Attended and participated in an individual's doctor visits.
    5. Maintained confidentiality of residents per Lifespan policy and HIPPA.
    6. Assessed needs; assisted residents in personal hygiene (male and/or female).
    7. Handled emergency situations according to emergency procedures; assist with fire drills.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging Group Home Counselor position, whhere I can be utilizing abilities developed through my experience and education, with the opportunity for professional growth based on performance.

Skills : CPR Certified, Medication Administration, Crisis Management, Abuse And Neglect.

Description :

    1. Met with 4 clients each day for regular therapeutic interviews.
    2. Supplied crisis intervention and substance abuse services to patients in the community.
    3. Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
    4. Offered therapeutic services and crisis intervention to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
    5. Helped each patient understand his or her illness and the contributing personal, social, and economic factors.
    6. Solicited advice and guidance from senior personnel and other experts when difficult or atypical situations developed.
    7. Wrote reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking a Group Home Counselor position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Team Work, Team Work, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised the day to day operations of at-risk teens in a group home setting.
    2. Provided hands-on support and interventions to state wards between 12 and 18 years.
    3. Facilitated weekly street drug awareness sessions.
    4. Provided mentoring services to at-risk residents.
    5. Transported residents to and from school and to doctor appointments as needed.
    6. Organized group topics, trips, and outings.
    7. Managed an independent living residence housing 4 persons with disabilities Oversaw medication schedules and observed domestic tasks Counseled.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Counseling

Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : As a Group Home Counselor, responsible for Managing and supervising the activities and functions of all individuals in the home while continuously emphasizing community integration.

Skills : Mental Health, Counseling, Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Provided casework management to assigned adolescents.
    2. Reviewed intake form and accompanying court documents; interviews adolescent, parents, probation officer, school personnel, and employers to identify areas of concern.
    3. Developed a written, multi-faceted treatment plan identifying goals, objectives, and methods for achieving and maintaining appropriate behavioral norms with peers, with parents, with authorities, with teachers and counselors, with employers, etc.
    4. Monitored activities and behavior of assigned adolescents on a daily basis through regular contacts with school and employment representatives, individual and family meetings, home visits, homework review, oversight of recreational and social activities, checking daily incident reports,.
    5. Observed individuals during regular household routines and reviewing the adolescent's weekend activities.
    6. Assisted the assigned adolescent to achieve goals and objectives outlined in the treatment plan by conducting individual and family counseling sessions, by reviewing adolescent's behaviors with the Court Psychologist on a regular basis.
    7. Provided resources for health care and physical well-being including disbursement of medication under proper medical supervision, transporting adolescents to medical appointments and conducting drug tests.
    8. Made recommendations regarding the assignment of penalty points, the adolescent's movement to the next level, increasing privileges, the consequences for unacceptable behaviors, and the adolescent's suitability for program participation.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS In Healthcare

Group Home Counselor Resume

Summary : Motivated and highly productive Group Home Counselor professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : First Aid, CPR, Martial Arts, Culinary .

Description :

    1. Assisted in the day-to-day operation of the group home and/or monitors facility and adolescents during night-time hours.
    2. Supervised group home adolescents in daily activities and behavior.
    3. Maintained active logs of daily events that occurred on the milieu.
    4. Worked closely with caseworkers and provided them with updated information about residents.
    5. Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults involved with child welfare and prevention services.
    6. Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health, substance abuse, physical abuse, and rehabilitation issues.
    7. Administered medications, assisted with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding and ambulation, medical monitoring, and healing related task.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Forensic Psychology

Group Home Counselor Resume

Summary : Energetic Leader with 15 years' experience in high-level support handling individuals in their homes and individuals with intellectual disabilities. Also answered a lot of high volume calls inquiring individuals. I am very organized and professional.

Skills : First Aid, CPR, SCIP,TCI, MS Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Organized files, faxed reports, and scanned documents.
    2. Worked with individuals that have intellectual disabilities.
    3. Assisted them with their Activities of Daily Living.
    4. Maintained their Medical appointments.
    5. Transported them out in the community and escorted them to and from family visits.
    6. Maintained accurate and timely documentation in their charts and scanned each piece of information into a program called Credible.
    7. Assisted with medications, ensuring that they received it at the prescribed time.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Home Counselor

Group Home Counselor Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and organized professional with experience working with at-risk youth, youth with special needs, and adult criminal offenders. I have worked with these populations in the community, in non-secured facilities, and secured facilities. Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop and implement effective action plans. Committed to doing the job right the first time, as well as, seeing all assignments through to successful completion.

Skills : Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Residential Rehabilitation, Outreach.

Description :

    1. Served as a Group Home Counselor at the less-secure Juvenile Emergency Shelter Home.
    2. Counseled youth on a daily basis, either in one-on-one or group settings.
    3. Provided guidance to youth in the areas of social and emotional development.
    4. Successfully and consistently ensured that daily programming was conducted according to standard operating procedures.
    5. Served as a Child Supervisor in the Residential Services Division at the Juvenile Detention Center managing detainees.
    6. Facilitated activities where detainees maintained discipline and order.
    7. Engaged youth in group and one-on-one sessions providing lessons in life skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS Criminal Justice

Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : Group Home Counselor with 2+ years of experience in Maintaining the home in a safe, cleaning and healthy manner. Responsible for Serving as a role model in participating & promoting a home-like atmosphere.

Skills : CPR using agency-trained protocols, Treating Individuals with developmental disabilities.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing supervision and counseling to male minors.
    2. Documented minor's activities throughout the day, report writing if necessary.
    3. Assisted minors with hygiene and self-care.
    4. Administred of medication to minors as prescribed.
    5. Enforced facility house rules to minors.
    6. Transported minors to medical and dental appointments.
    7. Documented daily events and report writing when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS Administration

Group Home Counselor Resume

Objective : Looking for a Group Home Counselor position with a company that which will allow for utilization of personal skills, while offering opportunity for growth and advancement.

Skills : POS Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Power Point Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Mediated interpersonal problems between residents.
    2. Observed students to detect and report unusual behavior.
    3. Communicated with other staff to resolve problems with individual students.
    4. Counseled students in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
    5. Collaborated with counselors to develop counseling programs that address the needs of individual students.
    6. Provided requested information on students' progress and the development of case plans.
    7. Administered, coordinated, or recommended disciplinary and corrective actions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Group Home Counselor Resume

Summary : As a Group Home Counselor, responsible for Assisting the individual to live in a humane, caring environment while promoting quality of life. Overseeing each individual health, safety & well-being.

Skills : MS Office, Counseling, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured that facility maintenance, operations, and records comply with state and local certification and licensing requirements.
    2. Instructed consumers with mental retardation or mental illness or developmental delays in independent and social living skills including money management, food purchase and preparation, personal hygiene, transportation, home, and work responsibilities, and interpersonal skills at consumers' residences.
    3. Counseled consumers to help facilitate self-expression and growth, communication, problem-solving, and handling of personal problems.
    4. Ensured proper maintenance of program facilities and equipment and prepares requisitions for procurement of needed supplies and repairs.
    5. Provided both individual and group counseling to clients and worked with families to assist them in understanding and accepting the client's illness.
    6. Provided intensive case management to clients, involving regular and recurring contact with them to ensure medication compliance and to address other outreach service needs.
    7. Completed AWOL reports if necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma