Outpatient Counselor Resume Samples

An Outside Counselor is hired to support patients who are dealing with mental disorders or issues. The job description entails providing counseling services outside the hospital setting to a variety of patients dealing with mental issues. A well-drafted Outpatient Counselor Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – interviewing and assessing patients; providing counseling service to patients, providing therapeutic interventions; modifying treatment plans as needed by the client; educating community members; tracking patient progress levels; and providing needed documentation for service delivery after assessing the patient’s progress level.

Those seeking to make a career in this line should denote on the resume the following skills and abilities – strong people skills, counseling skills, willingness to committed work, a basic understanding of common problems; thorough knowledge of psychology and human behavior; and experience working with a variety of patients. A postgraduation qualification in the field of Psychology is seen on resumes. Also, valid licensure is as well needed.

 

Outpatient Counselor Resume example

Outpatient Counselor Resume

Summary : To initiate trust and well being through a perspective of empathy and authenticity. To be a 'real person', with life experiences, walking next to others, in order to seek out applicable solutions for individuals.

Skills : MI, Group, Supervision, Adolescents Addiction, Budget Planning, Community Outreach, Family Counseling, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Provided comprehensive psychosocial assessment and diagnostic services to patients in an outpatient setting, including adolescents, adults, families, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system and dual-diagnosed population.
    2. Made referrals in-house to our mental health professional or to higher levels of care for those who are dual-diagnosed.
    3. Provided comprehensive case management and counseling to individuals and families.
    4. Facilitated process and didactic group counseling services.
    5. Provided discharge planning and referral services to various treatment programs in the community.
    6. Maintained clinical records in accordance with JCAHO and OASAS standards.
    7. Complied with all requirements of insurance carriers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters In Education


Sr. Outpatient Counselor Resume

Objective : Specialized experience with evaluating and counseling high risk populations including domestic violence and sex offender case work, group therapy, psychiatric/substance abuse assessments and crisis management. Organized and detail oriented. Collaborate with a wide range of disciplines. Strong leader and equally competent in working as a team player.

Skills : Word And Publisher, Agency Databases HMIS And Sesame.

Description :

    1. Functioned as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    2. Assisted the head pastor with congregation members' basic needs such as clothing and furniture vouchers, as well as spiritual guidance.
    3. Provided comprehensive psychosocial assessment and diagnostic services to patients in an outpatient setting, including adolescents, adults, families, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system and dual-diagnosed population.
    4. Made referrals in-house to our mental health professional or to higher levels of care for those who are dual-diagnosed.
    5. Provided comprehensive case management and counseling to individuals and families.
    6. Facilitated process and didactic group counseling services.
    7. Provided discharge planning and referral services to various treatment programs in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Human Services


Jr. Outpatient Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging position in which can utilize extensive education and knowledge of psychology, counseling, and business administration.

Skills : Ability to operate office machinery, familiarity with.

Description :

    1. Managed assigned caseloads of 12+ clients while maintaining accurate documentation of treatment and other services to ensure clients' progress and .
    2. Maintained clinical records in accordance with JCAHO and OASAS standards.
    3. Complied with all requirements of insurance carriers.
    4. Functioned as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    5. Assisted the head pastor with congregation members' basic needs such as clothing and furniture vouchers, as well as spiritual guidance.
    6. Provided outpatient counseling services and community support services to a client caseload.
    7. Intook and Assessment of client's needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Human Services

Asst. Outpatient Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor position utilizing interpersonal, organizational and situational skills. Work in a team friendly environment, utilizing the strengths of staff to enhance client motivation to establish healthy recovery from addiction.

Skills : Childcare, Microsoft Programs.

Description :

    1. Conducted alcohol/drug assessment to determine the level of treatment intensity for DUI/VUCSA offenders.
    2. Developed of a solution-focused, client-centered treatment plan tailored to each individual client.
    3. Utilized of CBT tools to assist clients in behavioral pattern identification and restructuring of thoughts and behaviors to allow for higher success rates in treatment goals.
    4. Provided community support and case management to link clients with available community resources that would help to meet their needs and to foster a sense of independence for clients to meet some of their own needs.
    5. Referred clients to other care providers when necessary.
    6. Timely and accurated documentation of client-centered interactions.
    7. Participated in a variety of cross-functional teams and responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Education For Licensure

Associate Outpatient Counselor Resume

Headline : Hard working and very quick to learn, great at multi tasking and willing to learn. Looking for a position that offers a variety of experiences and challenges.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Developed Individualized Action .
    2. Managed client load of 16-24 clients.
    3. Facilitated Intensive Outpatient and Continuing Care group session.
    4. Met clients individually and with family to further enhance motivation.
    5. Utilized client strengths to develop achievable goals.
    6. Communicated with probation, funding agencies, insurance providers on weekly basis.
    7. Maintained clinical documentation: treatment plans, weekly updates, progress notes, discharges.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Psychology

Outpatient Counselor III Resume

Objective : To obtain full time employment utilizing career skills developed through educational training and job experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Credible, Inc.

Description :

    1. Completed chemical assessments to determine appropriate level of care for clients.
    2. Worked as member of Rock-Nobles and Pipestone-Murray county Drug Courts.
    3. Assisted coworkers with group sessions, intake/assessment completion to meet deadlines.
    4. Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
    5. Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
    6. Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
    7. Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Human Services

Outpatient Counselor II Resume

Summary : B.S. graduate with extensive training and experience working with the community. Excellent resource builder utilizing community resources for the benefit of the clients. Providing direct services with a high rate of resolution. Computer literate. Residential-Created activities within the scope of drug addiction for clients to participate in, assisting clients with continuity of care after completion and locating additional services for client participation.

Skills : Adept At Creating Good, Positive Rapport With Counseling Clients. Provide A Safe Environment For Clients.

Description :

    1. Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
    2. Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
    3. Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
    4. Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
    5. Provided outpatient counseling services and community support services to a client.
    6. Developed a solution-focused, client-centered treatment plan tailored to each individual client.
    7. Utilized of CBT tools to assist clients in behavioral pattern identification and restructuring of thoughts and behaviors to allow for higher success rates in treatment goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Human Services

Outpatient Counselor I Resume

Headline : Dedicated professional with 18 years in counseling and crisis intervention with at-risk adults and youth. Offers a comprehensive academic and work background in social services, as well as strong interpersonal, organizational and computer skills.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Maintained records for active clients.
    2. Completed discharge plans, aftercare plans and discharge summaries.
    3. Provided community support and case management to link clients with available community resources that would help to meet their needs and to foster a sense of independence for clients to meet some of their own needs.
    4. Referred clients to other care providers when necessary.
    5. Timely and accurate documentation of client-centered interactions.
    6. Participated in a variety of cross-functional teams and responsibilities.
    7. Specialized experience diagnosing and applying appropriate interventions for alcohol and drug abuse issues and different types of drug addictions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Health Care Administration

Lead Outpatient Counselor Resume

Objective : Human Services Leader willing to relocate, with executive and government level experience in creating programs and developing innovative solutions to marketing, budgeting and training projects.

Skills : Computer, Microsoft, Graphic Design.

Description :

    1. Experienced utilizing community resources.
    2. Served on a Fourteen-person multi-disciplinary treatment team that addresses recommendations for treatment for addicted clients.
    3. Prepared and discuss treatment plans with clients and update treatment plans every ninety days as required by OASAS Regulations.
    4. Provided individual, group, and family therapy.
    5. Evaluated perspective clients to determine treatment needs.
    6. Referred to outside agencies when appropriate.
    7. Maintained a caseload of 20-35 clients.
    8. Maintained records for active clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts In Counseling

Outpatient Counselor Resume

Headline : Have worked with adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health issues and diagnosis. Interested in continuing to work within a hospital setting, doing both individual and group counseling as well as intake assessment positions. Experience in crisis management, however would like to broaden experience and ability.

Skills : CPI, CPR, First Aid.

Description :

    1. Worked with Criminal Justice and other professionals.
    2. Interviewed and assessed an average of 10 incoming clients per week.
    3. Led 5 group therapy sessions each week.
    4. Conducted one-on-one counseling sessions per week.
    5. Developed and revised treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress.
    6. Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients.
    7. Developed and distributed relevant and comprehensive written materials on Substance Abuse.
    8. Consulted with clients when developing long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Clinical Mental Health Counseling