Rehabilitation Counselor Resume Samples

A Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for helping people suffering from physical, mental, emotional or developmental disabilities. The job description includes working with clients and assisting them in overcoming their personal and psychological disabilities in employment and independent living. A well-drafted Rehabilitation Counselor Resume describes the following duties and tasks – providing group and one-on-one counselling to clients facing disability issues; evaluating client’s abilities, skills, health and education level; development treatment plans based on the client’s value and strength; arranging for client to obtain needed services; and monitoring client’s progress.

The job outlook will be bright for those depicting the following skills and abilities – strong and clear communication skills, ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations; interpersonal skills, listening skills, high level of patience and familiarity with various types of general and specific issues faced by people. Most employer’s want a Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling or a related field.

Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position where one will be able to use education and training in psychology to work with adolescents, troubled youth or families in need.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Scanning, Emails, Fax, Phone, Copier, 10-key Typing.

Description :

    1. Review and establish initial controls and distribute all incoming casework within guidelines and timeframes.
    2. Interpret relevant data including master file records.
    3. Counseling services to severely disabled individuals with complicated rehabilitation plans such as rehabilitation plans that require self-employment services.
    4. Provide case management services including coordination of all rehabilitation services, employment services, documentation of progress and adjustment.
    5. Perform initial evaluation, determine eligibility, develop rehabilitation plans, problem-solving, case management and counseling.
    6. Coordinate and implement rehabilitation services, case documentation, employment services and interpretation of vocational testing.
    7. Provide vocational counseling, rehabilitation assessment, and placement of individuals with disabilities and perform other related work.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS


Rehabilitation Counselor-Vocational Resume

Headline : Rehabilitation Counselor with over 7 years of experience in the counseling field. Past experience in individual and group counseling as well as providing employment counseling to individuals with disabilities.

Skills : Experience With Individual, Couples, Group And Rehabilitation Counseling. Specializes In Depression, Anxiety And ADHD Issues.

Description :

    1. Worked as a rehabilitation counselor providing direct counseling services and referrals, case management and coordination of services to clients with disabilities.
    2. Assessing the client's rehabilitation or habilitation potential, and preparing, modifying and maintaining a case plan, records of services provided, and client progress.
    3. Assisting clients to participate actively in his/her rehabilitation or habilitation program as well as facilitating the client's adjustment with personal/interpersonal issues.
    4. Referring clients to physicians, occupational therapists, psychologists, and others for evaluative.
    5. Restorative and habilitative services, assuring the appropriate provision of needed services in accordance with accepted standards of care as specified in the care plan.
    6. Assisting recipients with job seeking and contacting prospective employers.
    7. Maintaining contact with clients during the process of training and work.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA


Rehabilitation Counselor I Resume

Summary : Driven professional with demonstrated proficiency in exercise science, health education, counseling in a therapeutic environment and leadership. Possess strong analytical skills, with a dedication to clear communication and presentations.

Skills : Customer Service Expert, Exceptional Written and Oral Communication, Close Attention to Detail, Excellent Time Management.

Description :

    1. Provide counseling and guidance to adults and children with physical, mental and emotional disabilities to help them understand themselves.
    2. Develop individualized plans and objectives using the needs assessment and supplemental information to address disability, barriers and related factors.
    3. Coordinate community resources that match the needs of the clients to aid in moving them toward a greater level of independence.
    4. Collaborate with other professional disciplines such as medical doctors, teachers, and mental health personnel to secure supplementary information about clients.
    5. Interpret information to assist in developing appropriate work goals.
    6. Advocate for the improvement of conditions that impede the successful rehabilitation of clients with disabilities.
    7. Provide counseling after clients have been employed to assist in their adjustment to employment.
    8. Conduct intake interview to gather initial information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA

Rehabilitation Counselor I Resume

Headline : Certified Rehabilitation Counselor with 6 years of experience focusing on providing client focussed counseling services, referral services and guidance to a diverse range of individuals with disabilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity.

Description :

    1. Provides client-centered case management and psychiatric rehabilitation services to clients with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
    2. Introductory knowledge of public social services programs and policies, how to develop initiatives and follow through with a plan of service.
    3. Provides life skills training, behavior management, and crisis intervention.
    4. Applies motivational interviewing skills to client interactions.
    5. Supports clients in taking prescribed medication, including monitoring medications when needed.
    6. Schedules and attends doctor's appointments and treatment team meetings with clients.
    7. Attends staff meetings, in-service training, retreats, and all staff meetings, as scheduled.
    8. Help clients maintain residences that are clean, safe and healthful and promptly reports anything that is unsafe, unclean, or in need of repair.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Rehabilitation Counselor-Consultant Resume

Objective : Rehabilitation Counselor demonstrating real-world experience focused on career goal of a role with a forward-thinking organization in a Human Services role. Highly adaptable, demonstrating strong work ethic, rapidly attains new procedures and processes, and quickly adjusts to changes in schedule, team structure, assignment parameters, and organizational goals.

Skills : Activity Planning, Program Planning, Teamwork, Community Outreach, Communication Skills, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Counsels consumers regarding various aspects of their disability and the rehabilitation process including common problems among people with disabilities.
    2. Coordinate appropriate medical, financial, social, vocational and follow-up services within the community.
    3. Assists consumers in a job or school placement using adaptive technologies, site accommodations, and referral sources.
    4. Performs administrative duties including completing, documenting and maintaining consumer records, progress reports, and budgets for the waiver program.
    5. Acts as a liaison to outside agencies including universities, colleges, local school systems, hospitals, prisons, state agencies, and community rehabilitation programs.
    6. Determine eligibility for Medicaid waiver services according to Federal and State laws, departmental rules and regulations.
    7. Provided timely, courteous and knowledgeable responses to information requests.
    8. Entrusted to oversee the call center on occasion in the supervisor's absence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.Ed.

Rehabilitation Counselor I Resume

Headline : Experienced Med Tech and Medical Assistant seeking a full-time career opportunity to effectively support patients and staff. Excellent clinical and customer care skills; and the ability to work independently and complete assignments accurately and timely.

Skills : MS Word, MS Office, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing professional vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with a diversity of disabilities in order that they may attain employment and for providing and coordinating services.
    2. Assess medical, psychological, and vocational information to determine eligibility for services.
    3. Develops, with the full participation of the consumer with a disability, an Individualized Plan for Employment to determine employment outcomes.
    4. Conduct in-depth interviews of individuals with disabilities requiring rehabilitation strategies to determine eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services.
    5. Develop and utilizes job placement opportunities to assist eligible individuals.
    6. Collaborate with team members in placement activities.
    7. Manage resources to ensure financial accountability according to state and federal regulations.
    8. Participate in training experiences designed to enhance professional competency in vocational rehabilitation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Juvenile Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

Objective : Juvenile Rehabilitation Counselor with 4 years of experience. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : MS Office, Documentation Skills, Written Communication, Data Entry Management Equipment Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Provided treatment and supervision to youth with a range of disorders and needs.
    2. Used screening tools and assessment to determine risk, treatment, supervision, and referral for necessary services.
    3. Networked and communicated effectively with a variety of groups.
    4. Gained confidence and trust of youth and their families through respectful communication.
    5. Analyzed a variety of situations selecting the appropriate course of action by applying sound judgment and professional standards.
    6. Functioned as a member of a treatment team, assessed behavior prioritized and developed treatment plans, based on cognitive/behavioral treatment principles.
    7. Met JRA client documentation requirements, while maintaining sensitivity, integrity, and confidentiality.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA

Rehabilitation Counselor II Resume

Summary : Creative and resourceful community service professional talented at quickly mastering new skills and processing new information. Dedicated individual with a strong background in the mental health, social services, and criminal justice fields. Extensively trained in addictive behavioral and psychological issues.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Treatment Plans, And Case Notes.

Description :

    1. Compilation, auditing, and creating regular progress reports, classification calculations, re-entry and parole plans, and comprehensive services plans.
    2. Responsible for attending courts and providing courts with documentation, progress reports, and referrals to other programs.
    3. Responsible for documenting progress and adjustment.
    4. Completed release documentation to prepare residents to discharge back to the home, detention settings, or other community placement programs.
    5. Establish and maintain contact with Court Service Unit Probation Officers and other agency affiliates using evidence-based practices.
    6. Assistance with making referrals to vocational and community placement programs.
    7. Facilitation of individual and group treatment sessions focusing on substance abuse and aggression management (ART).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA

Associate Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

Headline : Seeking a rewarding position, which draws upon extensive experience and education in the areas of counseling, social work, case management, and consumer relations.

Skills : Internet and Hard Copy Research, Writing/Editing, Public Speaking, Management, General and Critical Creativity, Payroll, Website Maintenance, General Carpentry, Cooking, etc.

Description :

    1. Monitor and records clients progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
    2. Prepare and maintain records and case files, including documentation such as clients' personal and eligibility information, services provided, and relevant correspondence.
    3. Arrange physical, mental, academic, vocational, and other evaluations to obtain information for assessing clients' needs and developing rehabilitation plans.
    4. Analyze information from interviews, educational and medical records, consultation with other professionals.
    5. Develop rehabilitation plans that fit clients' aptitudes, education levels, physical abilities, and career goals.
    6. Maintain close contact with clients during job training and placements to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy.
    7. Develop and maintain relationships with community referral sources, such as schools and community groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Rehabilitation Counselor III Resume

Summary : Continue assisting individuals who have physical, mental, visual, and developmental disabilities or impairments to increase their independence and stability. Strive to eliminate discrimination and disadvantages of diverse populations with disabilities.

Skills : Counseling, Venipuncture, Infusion Therapy, Device Care, Tracheotomy Care, Internal Feedings.

Description :

    1. Establishes rapport with patients, implements clinical interventions, and engages in crisis management.
    2. Educates patients about the abuse of drugs, HIV risk prevention, and other substance abuse/ recovery -related issues.
    3. Makes appropriate referrals to outside community agencies and maintains communication with all outside agencies regarding patient care.
    4. Conduct patient interviews and one-to-one counseling for evaluation and assessment.
    5. Coordinate treatment plans that reflect the assessment identified clinical problems and input from other team members for all patients under your caseload.
    6. Prepare reports and maintain records for assigned caseload.
    7. Assist with planning and coordination of activities and outings based on the individual need/plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA

Executive Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

Headline : Over 6 years' management experience in organizational leadership. Effective relationship building with clients and team members and strong ability to communicate to the various audience on all levels. Experience in project management and marketing with the ability to extract reports from a variety of automated sources.

Skills : Management, Documentation Skills, Written Communication, Data Entry Management Equipment Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Counsel, teach, and support caseloads of adults who have server mental illness and substance abuse issues.
    2. Increase motivation for recovery and help clients manage the illness.
    3. Taught courses surrounding alcohol and drug abuse counseling, treatment, and prevention within a classroom.
    4. Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans and document treatment provided to clients.
    5. Develop and coordinate an individualized discharge plan for the patient by utilizing the treatment team and chart information to determine aftercare needs.
    6. Conduct and attend regular treatment team meetings and provide social work perspective to caseload with the interdisciplinary team.
    7. Provide clinical assessments, crisis intervention, and advocacy.
    8. Facilitate and provide psycho-education with emphasis on prevention.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Rehabilitation Counselor-Temp Resume

Objective : Seeking an entry-level position in the field of Human Resources requiring a dedicated professional with excellent interpersonal skills. Recognized for a strong work ethic, professionalism and proven ability to work well with diverse populations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Detail Oriented, Interviewing, Written Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Researching, Administration.

Description :

    1. Provided supportive counseling skills, crisis management and intervention to individuals with diverse cultures, mental disorders, and substance abuse history.
    2. Completed all rehabilitation documentation in accordance with program requirements: daily log or contact note, monthly progress note, IRP/IP reviews, and assessments.
    3. Monitored and recorded clients' progress in order to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
    4. Maintained communications with client's treatment team internally and within the provider community.
    5. Provided emotional and supportive counseling for individuals in need.
    6. Participated in the development and implementation of the rehabilitation plan; provide direct rehabilitative and clinical services to individuals with disabilities.
    7. Identified crisis or potential crisis situations and intervened to facilitate the best outcome.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BHM

Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a greater diversity in working with children and broaden the horizons, preparing to work with children with disabilities. This will help to expand skills and help to become more marketable.

Skills : Data Entry, Counseling, Caregiver, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus.

Description :

    1. Provided services to recipients with mental health, legal, and substance abuse problems.
    2. Wrote, designed, and implemented treatment plans.
    3. Provided employment, daily living skills, budget, and social skills training.
    4. Directed recipients to employment and educational opportunities within the community.
    5. Established and maintained liaison with area employers for job placement.
    6. Analyzed information from educational and medical records, consultations with other professionals.
    7. Developed and maintained relationships with community referral sources such as schools and community groups.
    8. Monitored and recorded clients' progress thru data entry in order to ensure that goals and objectives were met.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS