Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume Samples

The job purpose of a Mental Health Counselor Intern is to gain practical experience by working in the areas of counseling, behavioral health, and social human services. The intern description entails providing support in the promotion of individual growth in the clients and guests through outreach assessment, case management, and accountability. Primary roles and responsibilities seen on the Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume include the following – assisting clients in the intake process and administering questions; conducting client consultation and collaborating with agency professionals; writing case notes and client assessments and evaluations, contributing to the development of clients’ life development plans; and conducting supervision sessions alongside site supervisor.

As part of the learning process, the interns are expected to possess the following skills and qualifications – good familiarity with the working culture, the ability and wiliness to establish and conduct healthy relationships with all staff members, and a strong understanding of how the legislation affects client care. Most of these interns are pursuing their education in the relevant field.

Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume example

Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Objective : High-energy professional motivated to help every client learn healthy means of dealing with mental and emotional difficulties. Dedicated to provide compassionate, results-oriented and solution-focused care. Focused on building strong and supportive relationships with clients, staff and management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, E-Prime, Spss, R Programming Language, Qualtrics.

Description :

    1. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 10 sessions per week.
    2. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    3. Efficiently gathered information from families and social service agencies for the development of treatment plans.
    4. Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
    5. Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school and community personnel.
    6. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
    7. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
    8. Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
    9. Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Sr. Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Summary : To work as a Mental Health Counselor/Substance Abuse Counselor where can provide support to individuals, couples, families, and groups who are in need, and to continue to grow professionally.

Skills : Facilitating Group Sessions, Good Listener, Doing Assessments,.

Description :

    1. Focused inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.
    2. Led and co-led group sessions, participated in staff treatment team meetings.
    3. Performed patients intakes, bio-psych-social assessments, wrote progress notes, was assigned patients under caseload,
    4. Created treatment plans for patients met patients for individual sessions, created discharge plans, and was taught.
    5. Completed paperwork that met OASIS criteria, became educated on detoxification medication, and was taught how to facilitate group sessions that focused on drug addiction but also concentrated on treating the co occurring disorders these patients have.
    6. Created new groups for the patients that were admited for inpatient treatment.
    7. Created a "Life Story" group where a patient was selected to write their life story, then have an individual session with me to process their life story before sharing it in the group session.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters


Jr. Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Objective : To secure a Mental Health Counselor Intern position within this agency that best utilizes abilities and skills to help obtain all goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Media.

Description :

    1. Promoted client self-education and the development of problem solving skills.
    2. Assisted counselors with assessment, case management, and designing and implementing patient treatment plans.
    3. Wrote detailed documentation for every session conducted.
    4. Co-facilitated a weekly parent education course utilizing an evidence-based curriculum.
    5. Provided weekly counseling for residents at Harmony House Health Care Center and Country View Nursing Home in Waterloo, IA.
    6. Assisted health care facility residents in coping with personal, social, and emotional consequences of severe brain injury, mental retardation, and other illnesses.
    7. Counseled a diverse group of clients with severe mental health issues.
    8. Educated clients with schizophrenia and factitious disorder in disputing delusional beliefs.
    9. Aided patients with developing anger management and relationship skills to improve interactions with family, staff, and other patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.A.

Mental Health Counselor Intern/Consultant Resume

Summary : Hands-on experience in the social services area. Graduate with MS in Mental Health Counseling.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Account Management, Communication, Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Treated adults, children, and adolescents with Mental Health issues.
    2. Completed Biopsychosocial intakes with client/guardian.
    3. Completed required consent forms with client/guardian.
    4. Assigned preliminary diagnosis.
    5. Completed treatment planning for all clients.
    6. Completed detailed notes after all client sessions.
    7. Discharged clients as needed per attendance agreements.
    8. Completed requested S.P.A, C.A.M.E.R.A, ACCESS-VR, and Medicaid applications with clients and community.
    9. Volunteered at the food pantry.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Masters

Mental Health Counselor Intern/Specialist Resume

Headline : To obtain a position as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and gain experience in a variety of clinical settings.

Skills : Addiction Recovery - Drug And Alcohol, Counseling Intern, Motivational Interviewing.

Description :

    1. Performed intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral of substance abusing clients.
    2. Developed, initiated and provided mental health services.
    3. Provided individual, family, and group therapy to patients with chronic mental illnesses, and chemical dependency.
    4. Worked with nurses, doctors and psychiatrists in client evaluation and treatment to further sobriety.
    5. Provided services planned to restore client to optimum social and health adjustment.
    6. Maintained case records on a daily basis.
    7. Assessed clients daily while in detox with progress notes and coordinating care with doctors and nurses.
    8. Developed and documented individualized treatment plans that addressed the needs of substance abuse client population using CBT,DBT, Solution Focused therapy, trauma therapy, motivational interviewing and/or other appropriate modalities for a more personalized approach.
    9. Coordinated community resources and implemented psychological interventions and experiences to insure clients' community integration - Ensured compliance with legal and ethical issues including but not limited to client confidentiality.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A.

Mental Health Counselor Intern/Analyst Resume

Headline : A fully Bilingual (English/Spanish) Semi-fluent in French, Registered Mental Health professional (License No. IMH 4760), Therapist passed the (NCE) National Counselor. Therapist is CFARS Rater, id: [] and FARS Rater, [] Computer knowledge includes Microsoft word, Excel, Internet and Web search.

Skills : Intake/Psychosocial Screening, Microsoft, Excel, EPaces, Litigation Support, Typing.

Description :

    1. Worked under the supervision of a licensed Mental Health Counselor in a consumer led community of adults with mental health conditions, learning disabilities and court ordered mandate.
    2. Included but not limited to facilitating individual and group counseling sessions on Coping Skills Training, IR Relapse Prevention, Dual Disorder Education, Basic Living Skills Training, Problem Solving Skills and Family Dynamics; planned vocational, educational and social activities that develop skills and promote mental health and wellness; foster recovery, and community integration with my individual clients to obtain their life role goals; participated in daily meetings that encouraged input for shared decision making and program improvements.
    3. Monitored consumer participation by conducting a workshop focusing on consumer engagement; prepared individual clients monthly schedule.
    4. Prepared timely daily and periodic summary notes in the AWARDS database; maintained an active caseload and provided extensive case management and document all case management related activities in progress notes.
    5. Conducted outreach activities to referral and collateral sources.
    6. Conducted Intake Screenings of incoming mental health clients discharged from psychiatric facilities, Court, and self-referrals.
    7. Prepared written assessments of Intake Screening results and prepared recommendations for the level of care and treatment needs.
    8. Interfaced with the program and referral source and staff to ensure continuous care and smooth transition for the client; observed client to detect behavioral patterns and report observations to clinical staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Mental Health Counselor Intern/Executive Resume

Headline : Ability to work in an independent set in a social service setting; strong organization skills and rigorous attention to detail. With a BSW and experience through internships, well prepared for a career in social work where counseling, caregiving, mediating, coordinating and assisting people to help solve problems are required.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Obtained 30 client intakes by documenting biopsychosocial.
    2. Assisted with mental health services to the offender population, to include mental health evaluations, diagnostic assessments and clinical interventions.
    3. Documented old charts of clients into "Neat" system provided by the agency.
    4. Assisted 30 clients with referrals to outside agencies for: employment assistance, medical services, and follow-up with clients to ensure they utilize all available resources.
    5. Interviewed 10 patients weekly to determine type and potential causes of addiction issues.
    6. Connected with clients in order for the supervisor to provide updates and obtain guidance on treatment.
    7. Prepared and assisted supervisor with topics for daily group sessions.
    8. Evaluated patients' progress after each individual or group session.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Asst. Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging and rewarding counseling position where leadership abilities and effective verbal and written communication skills can be utilized.

Skills : Counseling, Management

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing individual counseling, group counseling, and family counseling, as recommended in the client's treatment plan while meeting service delivery goals.
    2. Responsible for accommodating the language needs of the client who may require language assistance and provided counseling that incorporated the client's cultural needs and socio-economic position.
    3. Completed documentation for each client in accordance with local, state, federal, and agency guidelines.
    4. Provided behavior management training to caretakers.
    5. Maintained ongoing communication with legal guardians and outside agencies.
    6. Responsible for completing intake interviews, bio-psychosocial assessments, progress notes, treatment plan reviews, and other agency documents.
    7. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to client treatment.
    8. Completed treatment interventions and developed comprehensive and individualized treatment plans for each client served.
    9. Assisted with the assignment of diagnoses' and preparation for case management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's

Associate Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Headline : Highly organized and efficient in fast-paced multitasking environments, able to prioritize effectively to accomplish objectives with creativity, enthusiasm, and humor while maintaining a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Counseled with emphasis on prevention, working with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health.
    2. Helped individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.
    3. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to client treatment.
    4. Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
    5. Guided clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
    6. Prepared and maintained all required treatment records and reports.
    7. Counseled clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
    8. Collected information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests.
    9. Acted as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Mental Health Counselor Intern Resume

Summary : To obtain a Mental Health Counselor Intern position in the social services/non-profit arena, where training, experience, and leadership skills can be utilized.

Skills : Educator, Therapy, Interpersonal, Communication, Child Care.

Description :

    1. Performed intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral of substance abusing clients.
    2. Worked with nurses, doctors and psychiatrists in client evaluation and treatment to further sobriety.
    3. Assisted client and family, through individual, group, family, and/or couples therapy.
    4. Provided services planned to restore client to optimum social and health adjustment.
    5. Maintained case records - URs with insurance companies to obtain authorizations for clients Assessed clients daily while in detox with progress notes and coordinating care with doctors and nurses.
    6. Developed and documented individualized treatment plans that address the needs of substance abuse client population.
    7. Referred clients to appropriate treatment modality based on assessment.
    8. Developed and facilitated process groups and educational programs daily.
    9. Ensured compliance with legal and ethical issues including but not limited to client confidentiality.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.A.