Mental Health Specialist Resume Samples

A Mental Health Specialist will render support and specialized patient care to people dealing with medical illness. Typical duties highlighted on the Mental Health Specialist Resume include the following – counselling patients, developing customized treatment plans, assessing mental status, monitoring the progress level of the patient, maintaining a detailed history or chart of patient interactions, developing progress reports; applying various counselling methods to address the patient’s illness; and recommending further counselling or release of patients from care.

Those interested in this role must depict the following skills and abilities – highly attentive and supportive, able to work in a stressful environment, counseling skills, knowledge of first aid and CPR; strong communication skills, and high level of collaborative skills to deal with clinic directors and psychologists. An advanced degree is required, and most of the resumes denote a master’s degree in psychology or counseling.

 

Mental Health Specialist Resume

Objective : Organized, independent worker with strong time-management skills. Outgoing and friendly worker who is good at multitasking.

Skills : Customer Service, Childcare.

Description :

    1. Recorded detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in patient charts.
    2. Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
    3. Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
    4. Led summer day treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
    5. Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
    6. Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
    7. Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts In General Studies


Mental Health Specialist I Resume

Objective : Determined to utilize my exceptional administrative assistant knowledge to provide effective support to a company or institution and enhance its legacy. A strong team player with excellent communication, research skills and a strong passion for excellence and contagious enthusiasm.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provides individual Psychosocial Skills Rehabilitation (PSR) services in the community.
    2. Assists clients in developing goals for treatment within the first 30 days of service.
    3. Assists clients in restoring, rehabilitating, and developing social and interpersonal skills.
    4. Identify, enhance, and establish support networks, community awareness, coping strategies, and improve functioning in the individual's social environments (home, work, school).
    5. Help restore, rehabilitate, and support the development of daily living skills.
    6. Help improve each client's self-management of the negative effects of psychiatric or emotional symptoms.
    7. Assists clients in identifying, effectively responding to or avoiding identified precursors ("triggers") that lead to functional impairments.
    8. Help implement Crisis Management Plan on an ongoing basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Psychology


Infant Mental health specialist Resume

Objective : Obtaining a position that is dedicated to improving wellbeing behavior and coping skills of at-risk youth. Motivated to build effective working relationships with clients' families and interdisciplinary staff to ensure needs are met and improvements are made in a youth's life.

Skills : Computer skilled.

Description :

    1. Initiated and directed several groups dealing with self-image, assertiveness, peer pressure, money management, anger, puberty etc.
    2. Work with adolescence under the supervision of the Nurse Manager.
    3. Provide direct patient care while providing therapeutic assistance with activities of daily living.
    4. Assist in patient independence by encouraging participation in his/her care as much as possible.
    5. Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to client treatment.
    6. Encouraging clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
    7. Guiding clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
    8. Preparing and maintaining all required treatment records and reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.B.A.

Mental Health Specialist - Child/Adult Resume

Objective : Sales & Marketing offering more than 10 years in outside sales, sales operations and marketing. Successful in new account acquisition and growing existing account sales. Highly creative Accounts Receivable Clerk with 10 years in accounting and finance. Results-oriented and solution-focused professional. Detail-oriented and driven Executive Assistant with expertise in problem solving and managing daily office functions.

Skills : pet tech, Customer Service Skills, Child care, EVS.

Description :

    1. Assists primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems.
    2. Works with the primary care team to efficiently and effectively treat and manage patients with chronic emotional or health problems.
    3. Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
    4. Assists in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
    5. Evaluates patient care plans with primary care team.
    6. Teaches patients, families and staff about care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques.
    7. Monitors the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
    8. Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BACHELORS In COMMUNITY RECREATION

Mental Health Specialist/Inclusion Specialist Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist utilizing extensive medical background over 15 years with a company that offers an opportunity for growth and development. Skills/ Qualification State &National Certified Phlebotomist Certified Lab Assistant Medical Assistant Drug Screen DOT/Non-DOT EKG/Stress Test X-Rays Pulmonary Function Test ICD-9 / Insurance Billing Patient Scheduling Excellent Customer Service Skills.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish. Mental Health Intakes And Therapy Conducted In Spanish.

Description :

    1. Assessed clients' needs mental and medical health.
    2. Engaged in clients' service plan process and assist with the setting of service goals.
    3. Provided monitoring and counseling around HIV disease progression, connection to healthcare and medication adherence.
    4. Ensured compliance with all program service requirements.
    5. Maintained an active caseload of 19 to 22 clients.
    6. Conducted monthly home, hospital and family visits.
    7. Provided supportive case management in both individual and group settings.
    8. Facilitated and developed curriculum for weekly support group.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Doctorate Of Clinical Psychology In Clinical Psychology

Mental Health Specialist/Activity Therapist Resume

Objective : Expert, enthusiastic group facilitator for people with co-occurring disorders. Extensive skills as an author, creator of products for the social services market, counselor, supervisor, trainer and public speaker. Outstanding record as a Director of Activities. Comprehensive understanding of HIPAA regulations, medications and alcohol and substance abuse issues.

Skills : Computer Skills Web Design, Extremely Fast Typist, Community Service, Works Well With Others, Sensitive, Supportive, Motivates Others, Openly Express Ideas, Listens Attentively, Provides Feedback, Meets Deadlines And Set Goals, Plans And Arrange Activities.

Description :

    1. Assists primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems. Works with the primary care team to efficiently and effectively treat and manage patients with chronic emotional or health problems.
    2. Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required.
    3. Participates in evaluation of peers and support staff.
    4. Furthers the mission of the organization through active support of the strategic goals.
    5. Successfully developed and introduced a goal development paper-based tool for clients called the Social Skills Treatment Plan to help support the development, implementation and review of personal recovery goals.
    6. Clients who used the tool improved their goal achieving targets.
    7. Developed safety and wellness plans and interventions for clients, which I would adjust as required in response to changes in the client's mental health, and communicated these to both the client and the healthcare team.
    8. Helped to support and counsel clients with serious mental health issues in collaboration with other health professionals and organisations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Criminal Justice

Environmental Health Specialist Resume

Objective : My work experiences and education has qualified me to deal with numerous job settings. I have customer service skills along with social service skills. I have the desire to help those in need. The kind of work that interest me is those that help others such as counselling and mentoring, especially with youth and those with mental health issues.

Skills : CompTIA Network+ Certification, CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Description :

    1. Provide direct mental health counseling to offender population through individual and group therapy Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    2. Provide Discharge planning for offenders who are being released from correctional institution.
    3. Coordinate required services for their release.
    4. Analyzed information to assess patient problems, determined advisability of counseling, administered treatment methods such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, stress reduction therapy, and used other counseling techniques relevant to health and mental health issues.
    5. Conduct client screening/intake and Bio-psychosocial evaluations, complete SOAP notes Knowledgeable in the use of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM IV-R) Evaluate and respond to urgent crisis of inmate-patients.
    6. Assess needs; provide direct crisis intervention and counseling, mental status exam.
    7. Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
    8. Conduct screening, assessment and diagnosis for sexual disorders.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts In Counseling

Mental Health Specialist II Resume

Objective : Certified Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant with 2+ years of experience seeking a position requiring experience so as to enhance my career and education, current certifications. To aid in the assistance of a Physician or Doctor.

Skills : More Than 10 Years Of Retail And Customer Service Experience.

Description :

    1. Provides care management services to individuals with severe mental illness through outreach and engagement, and establishes therapeutic relationships, resolves complex problems using appropriate problem-solving interventions, and helps clients to functions effectively.
    2. Identifies each client's strengths and limitations and the types of service, financial, and institutional resources available.
    3. Collects information about a client's medical, vocational, social, educational, housing, financial, transportation, and other basic needs.
    4. Coordinates access to the recommended medical treatment services, vocational assistance, housing assistance, and other targeted services.
    5. Implements the action plan and monitors the effectiveness of interventions discusses need to revise the action plan with lead case manager, and advocates for clients.
    6. Conducts or participates in crisis assistance services and overall service delivery; connects clients with basic community services.
    7. resources, and opportunities; trains clients in the use of those resources.
    8. Assists clients in using applicable resources and meeting basic needs such as Medicaid or Medicare application, housing, banking, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Mental Health Specialist/Software Development Resume

Objective : I have mostly spent my years working with Mentally Disabled Individuals and also Customer Service Jobs.

Skills : Having Computer Knowledge. Studied Office Technology My Senior Year.

Description :

    1. Supervises patients' activities and monitors behaviors to ensure safety and engagement in appropriate instructional, leisure and daily living activities.
    2. Reduces the potential for the occurrence of aggressive, self-abuse, property destruction and disruptions in programming by providing supervision, physical presence and support in patient environments.
    3. Provides support to patients in performing a system of gradual and graded alternatives for de-escalating patients and managing their behaviors.
    4. Coordinates and engages in emergency and crisis intervention responses to ensure adequate coverage and incident management.
    5. Implements crisis intervention strategies, including physical interventions, as needed, ensuring proper and trained techniques are practiced; ensures that all incidents are timely reported and correctly documented before the end of shift.
    6. Monitors patients during the de-escalation stage and ensures stabilization through their re-entry to normal routines.
    7. Enjoyed working with the Youths and coming from the same backgrounds and situations it was easy for them to talk to me and feel comfortable.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. Mental Health Specialist Resume

Summary : Seasoned mental health practitioner with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings. Skill Highlights Addictions Specialist Skills Building Counseling Case Management.

Skills : Peer listener, one who will seek out resources, for.

Description :

    1. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    2. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 4 sessions per week.
    3. Documented all clients information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
    4. Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
    5. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
    6. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
    7. Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
    8. Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Psychology

Mental Health Specialist III Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as a licensed practical nurse in order to use the skills and education that I have obtained to further my education and experience in order to benefit my employer and myself as a growing and developing nurse.

Skills : Good Communication and computer skills.

Description :

    1. Provide intensive home based Mental Health Rehabilitation services to children/adolescents and adults demonstrating a clinical necessity arising from a severe condition due to mental, behavioral, or emotional illness that results in significant functional impairments in major life activities.
    2. Gained experience and knowledge of principles and techniques in youth and family counseling also learning basic interviewing and assessment skills.
    3. Skills Used -Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in child and adult mental health.
    4. Assessing risks, needs, and strengths Identifying and understanding environmental stressors and coping mechanisms.
    5. Working with persons to resolve problems and prevent future crisis.
    6. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other social services providers, service purchasers, and clients.
    7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science In Psychology

Mental Health Specialist Resume

Objective : To obtain a position of stability that can utilize my skills, knowledge, and work experience, while offering opportunities for career advancement.

Skills : Behavior Health.

Description :

    1. Provides individual Psycho-social Skills Rehabilitation (PSR) services in the community.
    2. Assists clients in developing goals for treatment within the first 30 days of service.
    3. Assists clients in restoring, rehabilitating, and developing social and interpersonal skills.
    4. Identify, enhance, and establish support networks, community awareness, coping strategies, and improve functioning in the individual's social environments (home, work, school).
    5. Help restore, rehabilitate, and support the development of daily living skills.
    6. Help improve each client's self-management of the negative effects of psychiatric or emotional symptoms.
    7. Assists clients in identifying, effectively responding to or avoiding identified precursors (triggers) that lead to functional impairments.
    8. Help implement Crisis Management Plan on an ongoing basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree In Health Administration