Primary Counselor Resume Samples

A Primary Counselor is a School counselor who serves as a mentor, emotional guide, or therapist for children and teens of all ages. While the job description may vary based on the needs of students, the Primary Counselor Resume mentions the following core and common tasks – working with students to bring out better outcomes from them; listening to students, working directly with students to develop and set goals; proposing actionable goals to solve the issues of students; mediating and resolving conflicts, supporting students with their academic and career development activities; developing counseling programs; and connecting students with care providers.

Most of these counselors tend to have a Master’s degree and the following qualifications – effective counseling skills; child development expertise, the ability to understand the different needs of students at all stages of development; patience, and compassion. A state license and certification are also needed.

Primary Counselor Resume example

Primary Counselor Resume

Headline : Possesses an in-depth understanding of the Code of Ethics and practice of boundaries. Experience with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings. Experience with mental health and substance abuse populations along with methods of treatment. Multidisciplinary team member. Comfortable working autonomously or in a team setting. Driven to assist patients and their support systems overcome personal barriers.

Skills : Customer Service, Communication, Call Center, Team Leadership, Troubleshooting.

Description :

    1. Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan meetings.
    2. Shares pertinent information with team as obtained from patient's family, or others as indicated throughout program.
    3. Attends daily and weekly staffing meetings per schedule.
    4. Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.
    5. Facilitates group therapy.
    6. Performs individual therapy with patient/family.
    7. Documents the assessment of patient progress/regress and interventions provided in the medical record, on an ongoing basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA


Sr. Primary Counselor Resume

Summary : Certified nursing Assistant with over ten years exprience caring for elderly and vulnerable adults. Seeking a position in health care assistant. Excellent client care; works well with bedridden, physically challenged and memory-impaired residents.Friendly and compassionate, with interpersonal communication skills.Flexible:available days, mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.maintains confidential information.

Skills : Deescalation, Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Health, Communication, Critical Thinking, Writing, Leadership, Emotions, Fitness, Social Psychology.

Description :

    1. Observed for any related health issues and document it, and report it to the nurse.
    2. Protected Consumers privacy, record oral intakes and outputs, empties drainage collection accurately.
    3. Facilitated family groups that offer skills for rebuilding communication, and healthy family relationships.
    4. Facilitated individual and family sessions that offer prevention skills that assist in dealing with core issues that can act as triggers for relapse.
    5. Provided a safe home setting family oriented residential twelve step recovery treatment for adolescents.
    6. Directed short-term adult unit counselors to transfer detox unit client; worked with the treatment.
    7. Coordinated treatment plan with clinical staff, worked with law enforcement departments, health.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Jr. Primary Counselor Resume

Objective : Provided group and individual counseling, employing varying models of treatment including, Complete all assigned mandatory online training modules prior to the first day of work.

Skills : Effectively applies dynamic communications towards.

Description :

  • Performed Intakes, individual and group counseling Conferred with probation and parole departments, child protective services, lawyers, state and .
  • Made professional recommendations and referrals.
  • Worked as Primary Summer Camp Counselor for 9-12 year olds Created Weekly Lesson Plans of activities for campers.
  • Assisted parents in understanding everyday activities children were involved in.
  • Maintained upkeep and appearance of Recreation center daily.
  • Participated in treatment assessment and treatment planning in order to meet client needs during their time in the facility.
  • Developed and write treatment plans, process notes, and diagnostic summaries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Primary Counselor III Resume

Summary : Seeking an opportunity in an environment to help others in need of special cares get through their everyday life.

Skills : Strong leader; strong interpersonal Union Representative.

Description :

    1. Supervised toxicologies Crisis Intervention.
    2. Enforced rules and reported client behavior problems to supervisor.
    3. Attended weekly staff meetings and case conference.
    4. Performed Administrative duties copies/fax, filing and answering phones.
    5. Responsible for conducting therapeutic groups for male adolescent sex offenders.
    6. Managed clients through their daily routines while providing a positive role model for the unit.
    7. Offered empathetic and attentive care to youth ages 6-18 in an assessment center Assisted youth in becoming advocates for themselves and identifying .
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
General Equivalency Diploma

Primary Counselor II Resume

Summary : Reliable, hardworking, dedicated team player who works well under pressure and with minimum supervision. Customer-oriented problem solver with an ability to multitask when needed.

Skills : Management, Administration, Human Services, Mental & Behavioral Health, Luxury Retail, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Diagnosed of substance abuse treatment for patients within the DSM-V framework.
  • Implemented of patient care for an 8-patient assignment through the development of treatment plans and mental health assessments.
  • Assessmented of patient progress with substance abuse treatment interventions.
  • Included; managed a caseload of 8-10 detox and inpatient clients, proficiently use the 12 core functions, individuals sessions, facilitate groups, .
  • Provided counseling services to individuals struggling with opiate dependency reach their recovery goals.
  • Communicated and coordinated treatment services among medical department, clinical team and other service providers.
  • Cultivated and maintained a consistent, predictable, and emotionally safe environment for adolescents of diverse diagnoses Distributed daily .
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
General Equivalency Diploma

Primary Counselor I Resume

Summary : To utilize the education and the passion that for the Substance Abuse field, Led the development of the STP and SBP Quality Assessment and Assurance/Continuous Quality Improvement Program regarding interdisciplinary treatment .

Skills : Strong leader; strong interpersonal Union Representative.

Description :

    1. Provides individual counseling to patients and family members to assist them in recognizing problems related to substance abuse and to develop alternative behaviors.
    2. Facilitates substance abuse group counseling sessions to assist patients in recognizing causal factors of substance abuse and in developing coping behaviors.
    3. Develops, revises and implements treatment plans in cooperation with patients to assist them in remaining substance free and in coping with social, marital, legal, and/or employment problems.
    4. Conducts substance abuse assessments and writes assessment summaries.
    5. Conducts substance abuse education classes.
    6. Conducts quarterly reviews of patient progress and documentation.
    7. Confers with patients, family members and others to gather information which may be of value to the treatment team; explains the program methods and objectives and obtains their cooperation in the treatment/rehabilitation process.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Assistant Primary Counselor Resume

Summary : Proficient in NJSAMS, ASAM criteria, ASI and Webus 6years experience in cognitive assessments. dual diagnosis and cognitive neurological disorders Crisis intervention Bilingual.

Skills : Assessment, counseling individual, groups and families, DUI/DWI assessment, treatment planning,.

Description :

    1. Managed case load Working with federal state And parolee clients Treatment plan to discharge summary Experienced with opening and day to day running of Sap program Skills Computer Literate Human Resources Experienced public speaker Recovery Dynamics Facilitator Living in Balance 9030 Midland Trail Road Apt.
    2. Worked in recovery programs for the past five years and excited to continue growth in your program.
    3. Conducted insurance utilization reviews and initial authorization requests.
    4. Provided individual therapy.
    5. Lead biweekly process groups and weekly family group.
    6. Monitored client compliance with program requirements.
    7. Completed diagnosis, and treatment planning for individuals with co-occurring disorders Maintain a caseload of 5-10 clients under the.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Universi

Associate Primary Counselor Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Family Counseling or related field that will utilize counseling skills and experience.

Skills : Counseling, Individual/group Counseling, Insurance Coordination, Clinical Documentation.

Description :

    1. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    3. Counseled clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    4. Met with families, probation officers, police, or other interested parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.
    5. Filled out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
    6. Performed resident assessments and initiate care plans within 72hrs of admission.
    7. Implemented standard behavioral treatment procedures with all residents ( motivational point system/ token economy, privilege system, behavioral contracting, quiet time, etc.).
    8. Used behavioral and cognitive principles ( including positive reinforcement, prompting, extinction, chaining, etc.) to analyze and teach new behavior patterns to residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Assistant Primary Counselor I Resume

Summary : Work as a case manager for Ohio Mentor, associated with The Mentor Network. Case manage therapeutic foster homes and deal with various tasks throughout a work day. Earned social work degree and was placed at Brookridge Assisted Living for internship during senior year of college.

Skills : Case Management, Team Work.

Description :

    1. Met weekly with clients and schedule family sessions and facilitate family sessions.
    2. Responsible for keeping documentation on all sessions and phone calls.
    3. Responsible for keeping in weekly contact with a client's PO, if applicable, and their family.
    4. Responsible for doing notes on clients' daily activities.
    5. Helped clients with day to day chores and de-escalate situations throughout the day.
    6. Attended a weekly team meeting with co-workers and supervisors and give an update on clients' progress.
    7. Preformed intakes and assessments on new clients when needed of me.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Social Work

Primary Counselor Resume

Summary : Seeking career growth opportunities within the healthcare industry, Also kept in weekly contact with Probation officers and Social Workers to ensure they were up to date with their client's progress. Offered empathetic and attentive care to youth ages 6-18 in an assessment center Assisted youth in becoming advocates for themselves and identifying .

Skills : Counseling, Group Facilitation, Administrative Support.

Description :

    1. Collected information related to client's history and current situation and assists client in developing a program treatment plan.
    2. Responsible for the oversight, along with all team members, of the daily program schedule.
    3. Concerned about quality; Gather facts and supportive data to make decisions; valued team player; Respects organizational structure.
    4. Conducted utilization reviews, interfacing with insurance company for on-going treatment approvals.
    5. Facilitated urinalysis testing and assisted clients' with medication management Responsible for all client documentation of clients' progress in clients' electronic/paper records.
    6. Facilitated groups throughout the week.
    7. Worked up from Administrative Assistant to Primary Counselor by going to college & acquiring necessary hours to become a licensed Substance Abuse Counselor.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Addiction Studies