Psychiatric Social Worker Resume Samples

A Psychiatric Social Worker is responsible for assessing and guiding mental health patients to appropriate resources. The job duties listed on the Psychiatric Social Worker Resume include – counseling mental health patients and their family members, assessing patients, developing individualized care plans, providing therapy and counseling service, helping family members in dealing with mental illness in the family, providing treatment or referring to appropriate persons or facilities; conducting interviews on patients, and instructing other mental health staff in therapeutic techniques.

Those seeking to work at this level should display on the resume the following skills and abilities – a profound knowledge of social systems and organization structure, excellent diagnostic and assessment skills, the ability to diverse needs of patients based on age, sex, race and culture; and counseling skills. A Bachelor’s degree is usually required to gain this occupation

Psychiatric Social Worker Resume example

Psychiatric Social Worker Resume

Headline : Experience working with the elderly, small children, adolescence, and those who struggle with mental illness. Serving the at risk population is a passion of mine. Confident that the skills that have gained a huge asset to this community.

Skills : Computer literate, Medi Tech , Windows 8.

Description :

    1. Collaboration with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to rehabilitate clients with intellectual disabilities.
    2. Evaluate client needs based on medical records; observations from family members, doctors, and other health care professionals.
    3. Critically analyzed the bio-psychosocial and cultural implications of physical functioning within the client's everyday lives.
    4. Practiced harm reduction methods, and applied my knowledge base of the biology of addiction, the psychology of addiction.
    5. Evaluate current research and emphasize critical thinking and analysis of the current controversies in the addiction field in relevance to mental illness.
    6. Applied the strengths perspective and client-centered practices.
    7. Implementing bio-social development is defined as including heredity, physical traits, and diseases, neurological functioning and disorders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's


Psychiatric Social Worker/Representative Resume

Summary : Accomplished educator, counselor, psychiatric social worker, and clinical psychologist with diversified experience completing research, diagnostic assessments, clinical evaluations.

Skills : MH Therapist, Systems Theory.

Description :

    1. Performed psychosocial assessments and monitored an adolescent patient's progress over the course of their hospital stay.
    2. Established contact with family upon the patient's hospitalization.
    3. Gleaned reasons for hospitalization and took notes. Created a discharge plan for a patient to use post-hospitalization.
    4. Worked with families in accommodating patients in their homes.
    5. Managing a daily caseload of adults receiving inpatient treatment for chronic mental illness symptoms; 
    6. Working closely with managed care companies to plan aftercare treatment and utilize available resources in a cost-effective and productive manner.
    7. Psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, discharge plans, and group, family, and individual therapy sessions with adults.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Human Development


Psychiatric Social Worker II Resume

Headline : Responsible for providing mental health services to emotionally disturbed, mentally ill and addicted patients. Functioning as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the primary responsibilities.

Skills : MSW And LCSW, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Perform screenings, intake assessments and consultations with patients to evaluate service and treatment needs, including admissions.
    2. Provide on-going social work interventions and education to patients, families, and significant others for health-related psycho-social problems.
    3. Complete a comprehensive psycho-social assessment, treatment plan, case documentation, and statistical recording on a timely basis.
    4. Utilize individual, family and crisis intervention methods to identify and to intervene in problems that influence participation.
    5. Discharge planning, adult protective services, patient advocacy, information and referral, collaboration and patient rights.
    6. Provide direct services to patients in the Adult Partial Program referred from the community utilizing appropriate modalities.
    7. Initiated a suicide safety plan which was implemented in the first six months of employment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work

Psychiatric Social Worker/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Licensed, Clinical Social Worker, and seminary-trained Licensed Minister, with a proven ability to integrate theory and practice in order to enhance the quality of client service.

Skills : Microsoft office, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Participated in weekly treatment planning with a multidisciplinary team for adolescent caseload.
    2. Consulted with attending psychiatrists regarding current status in the IOP program and discharge planning for adolescent patients.
    3. Completed insurance reviews for adolescent patients as needed.
    4. Facilitated weekly family therapy sessions for adolescent patients.
    5. Consulted with outside therapists and school counselors to assist in treatment planning for adolescent patients.
    6. Functioned as a liaison to the community; facilitated discharge planning, placement, and aftercare.
    7. Provide casework interventions to clinically related issues of your client - Represent clients in legal court biweekly reviews
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters

Lead Psychiatric Social Worker Resume

Headline : Working toward LCSW licensure, with ACSW registration in good standing. Have worked as a psychotherapist within outpatient mental health since graduation in 2013, bringing extensive experience in working.

Skills : CBT, CORS, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Provided psychosocial and diagnostic assessment of clients using the Department of Mental Health documentation.
    2. Delivered individual and family psychotherapy sessions.
    3. Emphasis on empowerment, self-advocacy, evidence-based intervention, and client wellness.
    4. Addressing themes of deviant behavior, criminality, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, self-harm, gang violence.
    5. Lead for client intervention team of case managers and peer advocates - providing case presentation/consultation.
    6. Facilitated the wellness and growth of clients through our service provision; seeing many clients achieve successes.
    7. A wide range of psychotherapeutic and social work orientated skills appropriate to the role; leading with creativity and experience amongst the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Psychiatric Social Worker I Resume

Objective : Solid background in the practice and delivery of mental health services. Experience with a wide array of symptomatology, diagnoses and treatment modalities within an in-patient.

Skills : Computer Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted clinical interviews of patients, families and significant others to obtain medical and social history in order.
    2. Maintained patient records in compliance with applicable standards.
    3. Participated in the multidisciplinary treatment team to contribute to diagnostic and treatment plans for patients.
    4. Collaborate with team members as needed to coordinate activities for the patient, family meetings and discharge planning.
    5. Provided brief goal-directed therapy, psycho-education and crisis intervention for patients and families utilizing appropriate treatment modalities.
    6. Formulated, coordinated and executed appropriate discharge plans for post-hospital living arrangements, mental health care.
    7. Obtain medical and social history in order to provide an accurate assessment for treatment and discharge planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters

Psychiatric Social Worker/Analyst Resume

Summary : Licensed social worker (LMSW) with over five years direct experience as advocate and case manager for individuals diagnosed with a severe mental illness.

Skills : Bilingual, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Evaluating the behavior of persons to determine if they are, as a result of a mental disorder, dangerous to themselves, others, or gravely disabled.
    2. Perform professional social work services in connection with treatment in need of mental health services.
    3. Interview individuals, their families and/or significant others to obtain a family, social, employment, medical, substance abuse.
    4. Assesses the client's functioning in an environmental setting.
    5. Develops a tentative CCCP designed to resolve or cope with the mental or emotional problem.
    6. Provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups, families and significant others.
    7. Participated in quality assurance evaluations of social workers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters

Asst. Psychiatric Social Worker Resume

Headline : Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with clients of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Combine patience, empathy, and understanding to engage resistant clients.

Skills : Counseling, Case Management, Documentation, Discharge Planning.

Description :

    1. Conduct Psycho-social assessments for treatment and discharge planning on adult patients with psychiatric diagnoses.
    2. Conduct group therapy sessions utilizing a pre-established curriculum that covers a variety of issues; such as anger management.
    3. Interact with county Boards of Social Services, PACT and Intensive Case Management Services staff and liaisons for group homes.
    4. Work closely with the psychiatrist, adjunctive therapists, nursing staff, patient and their families for appropriate treatment and discharge planning.
    5. Attend training and workshops relative to role as a psychiatric social worker to hone skills and education.
    6. Provided assessment, diagnostic evaluation, triage, case management, crisis intervention, treatment planning and implementation for individual, family and group therapy.
    7. Participated in an interdisciplinary treatment team. Attend weekly staff meetings and weekly supervision.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Psychiatric Social Worker/Director Resume

Summary : MSW graduate and certified generalist social worker with experience as a mental health care professional and non-profit administrator, who is seeking a professional position to apply training and gain further experience.

Skills : Bilingual/bicultural in Spanish, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Conduct the initial interview and assessments. Determine if an individual meets the minimum criteria for clinic services.
    2. Provide clinical assessments, family, individual, adolescent and child psychotherapy, crisis interventions with at-risk youth and families.
    3. Work with patients presenting a wide range of conditions, including physical and mental abuse, family issues, issues pertaining to assimilation.
    4. Provide individual and family psychotherapy services to culturally-diverse children and adolescents ages 7-18 diagnosed with attention disorders.
    5. Develop and implement mental, emotional, behavioral short-term and long-term goals in collaboration with the client using various modalities for treatment.
    6. Provide individual, structured play therapy and art therapy for children.
    7. Cultivate and nurture positive, productive relationships with clients, families, and community providers to promote effective coordination of resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Psychiatric Social Worker/Analyst Resume

Headline : Exploring positions of counseling and case management related to women's health, possibly within a women's health center or hospital. Currently employed within a locked adolescent treatment facility.

Skills : Computer Literate, Clinical Documentation, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Performed psycho-social intakes, created treatment plants, and coordinated discharge for patients.
    2. Referred patients upon discharge to appropriate care programs including outpatient mental health care, intensive outpatient care.
    3. Contacted collaterals to triangulate patient presentation and needs.
    4. Reported abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment to Child Protection Services.
    5. Led therapy sessions on anger management, drug abuse education, and women's issues.
    6. Achieved successful discharge for psychiatrically compromised and developmentally disabled patients.
    7. Appointed by the Director of Psychiatry to carefully monitor all unit charts to ensure readiness for audits by the Office of Mental Health.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work

Psychiatric Social Worker/Technician Resume

Headline : Over 10 years of experience providing clinical social work and case management for children, youth, and adults with both acute and chronic mental illness in outpatient, field-based , and inpatient settings.

Skills : Evidence-based practices; Research experience; Excellent written communication skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised MSW interns and facilitated a therapists' consultation group.
    2. Provided school-based individual, group, and family therapy, case management, psychoeducation, and crisis intervention services.
    3. Conducted biopsychosocial assessment, established a diagnosis, and formulated treatment/service plans.
    4. Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team of clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists.
    5. Participated in SST and IEP meetings at elementary, middle, and high schools to advocate for children and their caregivers.
    6. Coordinated services with an interdisciplinary team and community agencies including primary doctors, DCFS, and probation officers.
    7. Assisted the triage team at Adult Outpatient and Inpatient Units by providing assessment and establishing treatment plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Masters

Psychiatric Social Worker Resume

Summary : Service focused MSW with a strong commitment and passion to serve the needs of the community, utilizing innovative thinking and current social work conduct and practice.

Skills : Mental Health, Written Communication, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Complete Biopsychosocial assessments on every Veteran admitted.
    2. Complete Individualized treatment plans in collaboration with Veteran Complete Suicide Behavior Reports.
    3. Ensure every Veteran is provided with information regarding end of life decisions and Advance Directives.
    4. Participates in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team meetings daily, providing individualized discharge information utilizing social work perspective and theory.
    5. Provide Group Therapy in relation to Sleep Hygiene and Pain Management to Inpatients.
    6. Work in collaboration with Nursing staff to ensure continuity of care of Veterans in the Psychiatric ward.
    7. Collaboration with Community Service providers such as Rehabilitation Centers, Mercy Medical Center and Senior and Adult Protective Services.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters