Mental Health Associate Resume Samples

The role of a Mental Health Associate is to assist in identifying the problems and strengths of patients in a medical setting. The major job tasks that are seen on a Mental Health Associate Resume are – observing patients, documenting patient treatment interventions, behavior, and progress; participating in treatment plans, supervising and encouraging patients to participate in educational and recreational activities; assisting mentally impaired patients, providing therapeutic and hygiene needs to patients under supervision, and dispensing medication as per the given instructions.

The most successful resumes target on job assets such as – the ability to understand and deal with people’s behavioral problems, communication skills, a caring personality, the passion to help others, and hands-on experience in patient history taking, correctional counseling, and therapeutic interventions. While a high school diploma may be enough for small organizations, possessing an associate’s degree will maximize the chances of getting into large hospitals.

 

Mental Health Associate Resume

Objective : Motivated and passionate, young professional looking to gain knowledge, experience and build mastery in treating and diagnosing patients suffering from substance use disorder.

Skills : Maint, computers.

Description :

    1. Primary Mental Health Associate for Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program.
    2. Observation and monitoring adolescents in group therapy sessions and during program breaks.
    3. Transportation of patients to and from the treatment center.
    4. Assist in the direct care and management of patients as prescribed by the physician, clinician, and the treatment team.
    5. Assist in providing age specific and diagnosis specific treatments tailored to the developmental level and specific treatment needs of each patient.
    6. Decrease mental health symptoms by utilizing crisis intervention, behavior medication and mindfulness techniques.
    7. Co-facilitate Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) groups where patients work on accepting/understanding uncomfortable thoughts, feelings and behaviors rather than struggle with them.
    8. Serve as a liaison between clinical staff and patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology


Mental Health Associate (MHA) Resume

Objective : The opportunity to significantly contribute to a highly motivated organization, leading to growth professionally and becoming an asset to the organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Take and record vital signs properly and accurately.
    2. Observe and report any changes in a patient's appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
    3. Follow the therapeutic interventions outlined by the treatment team for each patient.
    4. Receive and give clinical report during shift change.
    5. Ensure intervention is based on the patient's plan of care.
    6. Maintain knowledge of the Child Program rules, protocols and handbooks guidelines.
    7. Relate to child patient's in an age appropriate manner.
    8. Communicating effectively within and beyond my assigned team/work unit.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts In Human Services


Mental Health Associate/PRN Resume

Summary : To acquire a stable position within my line of education that is rewarding, challenging, and allows for me to continue to learn and build my career.

Skills : Communication Skills, Data Entry, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
    2. Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
    3. Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
    4. Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
    5. Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
    6. Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
    7. Involved clients' family members in planning social service programs.
    8. Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Psychology

Mental Health Associate II Resume

Objective : Over 10 years of maintenance and warehouse support experience. A resourceful team player with well-developed leadership, organizational and communication skills. Working knowledge of data-entry and computers.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided therapeutic support to residents with chronic mental illness, substance abuse history, developmental disabilities or history of brain injury.
    2. Offered behavioral and psychiatric support to residents to assist in daily functioning and symptom management.
    3. Conducted individual and group therapy with residents on a daily basis.
    4. Completed psychosocial assessments and treatment planning with residents on caseload.
    5. Supervised participants during community outings and worked with them to impart social skills.
    6. Developed educational and therapeutic groups to foster participants' independence and social skills.
    7. Served as a treatment team member to develop and monitor residents' treatment goals and objectives.
    8. Served as unit leader and worked in unison with shift supervisor on a weekly basis to streamline daily program operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology

Mental Health Associate III Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, goals-oriented second year General Psychology graduate student seeking a position in education, research, mental health, or the veterans affairs system. Have a clear set of standards and beliefs, values competence and efficiency, hard-working team player, self-confident, resilient, skilled at approaching problems with novel solutions, and can step into leadership roles.

Skills : Public Speaking. Customer service. Familiar with both Mac and Windows operating system. Typing 75+ wpm, 10 key by touch, HTML, Front page, Microsoft office, Adobe and several Photoshop Applications.

Description :

    1. Conduct patient admission, mental and physical assessment of patients living with dementia, Alzheimer, depression, suicidal ideation and aggression.
    2. Assist patients with daily living needs and compliance in administering medication.
    3. Monitor daily behavior, emotional status and mental stability related to prescribed medication(s).
    4. Assist Physician and Therapist in determining patient level of care.
    5. Complete daily nursing notes and discharge assessments.
    6. Prepare patient pre and post of ECT, diagnostic testing, lab work and medical procedures.
    7. Crisis intervention using de-escalation, TIP (restraint), one to one supervision and adjustment of behavior level for youth and adult patients.
    8. Monitor patients of fall precaution and self harm alert.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Mental Health Associate/Admissions Representative Resume

Objective : To secure an entry-level position with a progressive company that offers an opportunity to advance and expand my skills in the medical Administration field, and also to obtain a position which offers room for professional growth.

Skills : Crisis Prevention Intervention Certified, Administrative State Certification, Principal Mentor Certified, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Developed and managed programs for residents with mental illness, with the end goal of providing proper tools and life resources to live more independently.
    2. Presented improvement plans to executives for approval.
    3. Developed project goals with milestones and success measures, based on the evaluation of resident need, to establish a path to improvement and independence.
    4. Liaised with community agencies to determine appropriate client services.
    5. Maintained strong relationships with clients so open communication remained intact.
    6. Developed and implemented courses and trained clients in like skill areas such as Motivation, Athletics, and Skills for Effective Living.
    7. Worked in a team environment, establishing and implementing action plans for the clients.
    8. Volunteer Two Years of Project Management Experience in Sao Paulo, Brazil Served a two year mission in Brazil, developing and leading various community service projects and education programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S. In Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Mental Health Associate I Resume

Objective : Mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team-based setting. Dedicated and driven to grow and succeed.

Skills : Microsoft word.

Description :

    1. Charted and recorded information in client files.
    2. Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times a destinations of clients.
    3. Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.
    4. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    5. Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
    6. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
    7. Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Psychology

Mental Health Associate/Assistant Resume

Objective : Obtaining a position with a growth oriented organization that will allow me to further utilize my education, trainings, skills and talents. My ideal organization fosters creativity, challenges employees to learn while focusing and encouraging positive change.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided therapeutic support to residents with chronic mental illness, substance abuse history, developmental disabilities or history of brain injury.
    2. Offered behavioral and psychiatric support to residents to assist in daily functioning and symptom management.
    3. Conducted individual and group therapy with residents on a daily basis.
    4. Completed psychosocial assessments and treatment planning with residents on caseload.
    5. Supervised participants during community outings and worked with them to impart social skills.
    6. Developed educational and therapeutic groups to foster participants' independence and social skills.
    7. Served as a treatment team member to develop and monitor residents' treatment goals and objectives.
    8. Served as unit leader and worked in unison with shift supervisor on a weekly basis to streamline daily program operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology

Mental Health Associate/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Highly capable professional with experience in Retail Management, Law Enforcement and Mental Healthcare. Quick learner with hands on experience in inventory management, using budget analysis and cost benefit analysis to advise on proposed business decisions and existing store operations or policies. Skilled in team building among peers and overseeing associates. Ability so work well in stressful situations with extensive experience in crisis intervention.

Skills : CPR, CPI, First Aid, Apple Programs, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Provided receptionist and clerical duties as well as direct care services to a select group of patients including child and adolescent acute, adolescent residential treatment, adult and geriatric acute, and military chemical dependency and PTSD patients.
    2. Responsible for identifying and supervising a patient's location at all times.
    3. Ensured patients are free from harm to self and other patients and staff.
    4. Provide an effective and positive role model and provide constructive feedback to patients.
    5. Played an active part of the treatment team and assisted patients by providing continuous client care, supervision, and interaction.
    6. Collected vitals and other necessary health tests as ordered by the clinical staff.
    7. Recorded necessary admission and discharge information.
    8. Prepared patient for admission and discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Mental Health Associate II Resume

Objective : Looking for a position in case management or the social services field with experience of 5 years. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Supervised, maintained safety, counseled, and provided personal care needs for children with psychiatric disorders and mental retardation.
    2. Regularly reviewed medical charts for various information in doing this, became familiar with medical and psychological terminology.
    3. Communicated effectively with physicians, nurses, psychologist, and families in relation to the residents' programming agenda.
    4. Documented residents' behaviors and assisted in creating individual plans.
    5. Also became familiar with IPP's/IFSP's and gave feedback to case managers.
    6. Documented end of shift briefing reports and communicated verbally to the next shift staff as to what occurred during the shift.
    7. Processed behavioral case management manifestations to unit psychologist on a specific timeframe such as weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly basis in a timely manner.
    8. Kept medical records locked and secured in staff office cabinets in a confidential manner at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Psychology/minor

Mental Health Associate I Resume

Objective : An accomplished and seasoned professional with a comprehensive background in the healthcare industry as a mental health associate, emergency department health unit coordinator, emergency medical technician, certified nursing assistant and medical coding specialist. Technical training in telecommunications and communication center operations. Completed courses in medical coding and basic computer. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Skills : High computer proficiency including, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Practiced in both Windows and OS X operating systems. Extremely efficient in organized research and record keeping, a keen eye for detail, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Description :

    1. Performs patient care functions to patients with diverse psychiatric/medical and substance abuse issues.
    2. Maintains a rehabilitative and therapeutic milieu environment.
    3. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in collecting information, which contributes to the development of the patient's intellectual and emotional growth.
    4. Provides appropriate therapeutic psychiatric interventions and is active in group activities with patients.
    5. Participates in psychoeducational groups to address social skills that enhance the growth and development of the patients.
    6. Co-leads specialty groups with treatment team members.
    7. Participates in the multidisciplinary team meeting, providing input on patient's progress.
    8. Supports the Individual Treatment Plan by being informed of patient's short-term goals and interventions set by the interdisciplinary team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.S In Alcohol And Drug Counseling

Mental Health Associate Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Mental Health Associate with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office Applications, Word, Windows, Excel, power point and spreadsheets, American Sign Language near expert.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the direct care and management of patients as prescribed by the physician, therapist, and treatment team.
    2. Offered support and reassurance, helped resolve issues, while applying a person centered approach to the client.
    3. Planned and structured groups/activities and maintained the safety of the residents while out in the community.
    4. Chaperoned the clients during outings in the community, doctor appointments, and court appearances.
    5. Reported to supervisors about the client's behavior and overall well being.
    6. Interacted with the families as well as the therapists in order to inform them the client's progress within the treatment program.
    7. Maintained proper paperwork concerning the intake and discharge of clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Arts