Rehabilitation Therapist Resume Samples

A Rehabilitation Therapist works with a wide range of people who deal with certain physical conditions to help them recover and find ease through various forms of physical exercise. A well-drafted Rehabilitation Therapist Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – examining the clients, developing treatment plans, training patients on safe therapeutic exercises, supervising assistant staff; helping people use their limbs so that they can walk again; and supporting patients in recovering through rehab massage; and creating rehabilitation plans.

Those seeking to make a career in this line should possess strong patience, empathy, and dedication to work. Other crucial skills include maintaining expert knowledge of industry-specific technology and advancement; and remaining aware of state and local requirements for licensing and education. A Master’s degree is commonly considered mandatory.

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume example

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Objective : Accomplished and skilled Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Therapist with a solid history of experience in inpatient, outpatient, and crisis interventions. Special academic and personal achievements in addiction science. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Trained clients to use tactile, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory, and proprioceptive information.
    2. Assessed clients' functioning in areas such as vision, orientation and mobility skills, social and emotional issues, cognition, physical abilities, and personal goals.
    3. Taught clients to travel independently using a variety of actual or simulated travel situations or exercises.
    4. Wrote reports or complete forms to document assessments, training, progress, or follow-up outcomes.
    5. Monitored clients' progress to determine whether changes in rehabilitation plans are needed.
    6. Participated in professional development activities such as reading literature, continuing education, attending conferences, and collaborating with colleagues.
    7. Administered tests and interpreted test results to develop rehabilitation plans for clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Ph.D. in Addiction Psychology


Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Headline : Seeking a Rehabilitation Therapistposition, responsible for developing, implementing, and managing Social Service support programs. A strong yet flexible leadership style that is adaptable to the changing demands of social services agencies. 

Skills : Communication, Organizational, and Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared reports on the patient's progress and their reactions to various activities.
    2. Followed up with program participants after program completion to track progress.
    3. Interviewed and assessed an average of 12 incoming residents per week.
    4. Led 20 group therapy sessions each week.
    5. Collected and analyzed data on individual clients using records, tests, interviews, and professional sources.
    6. Conducted 4 one-on-one counseling sessions per week.
    7. Performed other duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Sociology


Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Headline : A self-motivated, professional, strong work ethic, solid educational background in Human Services with exceptional interpersonal skills, an effective communicator between groups, and an innovative problem-solver.

Skills : Computer, Counseling, Project Management, Analytical SKills.

Description :

    1. Administrated assessments to establish the individualistic needs of each client served in the classroom setting.
    2. Administrated assessments for the Substance Abuse group sessions administrated on a weekly basis.
    3. Administrated and counseled Life Facts, Be Cool, Date Smart assessments for the individualistic needs of each group session based upon the level of perception of the individualistic need of each client served.
    4. Organized a physical fitness plan for the benefit of each client to formulate a mental release of daily stressor, weight loss, and to restore confidence levels.
    5. Arranged work for the most efficient handling and eliminated unnecessary activities; operates efficiently.
    6. Produced reports, correspondence, and other work products that meet the intended objectives in a timely manner; demonstrates professional competency and reflects the acceptable quality.
    7. Assisted residents in different settings by monitoring, supervising, providing, and helping residents with activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Sociology

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Headline : Seasoned social services professional desires Rehabilitation Therapist position with a dynamic organization that values excellent assessment and intervention skills; exceptional people skills; and a keen awareness of family dynamics and stressors.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Mental Health Assessment.

Description :

    1. Performed initial and transferred assessments for forensic patients within a specified time frame.
    2. Facilitated recreation therapy groups within the home unit that focus on safety, physical health, leisure interests, social skills, and team building.
    3. Facilitated centralized groups that focus on health and wellness and learning new leisure skills.
    4. Served as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
    5. Attended daily shift change and team meetings.
    6. Volunteered to be transferred to the Enhanced Treatment Unit that focuses on psychiatric stability and reduction of aggressive behavior.
    7. Assisted the team in leading weekly Therapeutic Community meetings for the patients to review safety information, group attendance, and announce incentive initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Summary : Seeking to combine leadership skills and social service experience with business management education in the field of social and community services.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Group Therapy, Mental Health Assessment.

Description :

    1. Provided direct therapeutic services to adults with mental illnesses on training needs to rehabilitate and prepare them to live out in the community or a less restrictive environment.
    2. Responsible for approving patients' treatment plans, patient discussion, addressing patient behaviors, or concerns.
    3. Experienced assessing incoming and existing patients, planning the most effective interventions for populations served, implementing those interventions, and evaluating patient performances.
    4. Responsible to assess each patient, and identifyed their strengths and weaknesses.
    5. Planned and then implemented a group based on education, life skills, socialization skills, wellness, self-care, and other therapeutic resources that best fit each patient's needs.
    6. Presented treatment plans to the treatment team.
    7. Developed and facilitated therapeutic groups designed to encourage and educate on healthy social interactions, communication, and positive coping skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Psychology

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Summary : Special education professional highly skilled in working with students with disabilities, including perceiving and dealing with their functions. Seeks to obtain a professional position within the counseling field that will best utilize educational, leadership, and communication skills.

Skills : Clinical Research, Behavior Analysis, Behavior Modification, Strong Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Provided clinical assessments.
    2. Conducted individual and group therapeutic activities.
    3. Effectively provided consultation to the recovery team regarding psychiatric rehabilitation/treatment/recreational/enrichment skills needs and progress toward objectives.
    4. Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
    5. Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
    6. Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
    7. Managed a caseload of 40 patients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW in Social Work

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Objective : Seeking a position utilizing extensive knowledge and successful experience in planning, organizing, and follow up multi-faceted complex activities; and a position offering opportunities for personal contribution and professional growth.

Skills : Documentation, Outlook, Powerpoint, Typing, Windows 7.

Description :

    1. Planned, organized, and conducted Recreational activities and Programs according to visually impaired clients' needs.
    2. Provided direct training and promote social development through Recreation and Leisure skills activities to clients as needed.
    3. Provided ongoing goal evaluation and progress data.
    4. Organized and supervised annual adolescent and adult community outings and campus-wide activities.
    5. Provided maintenance, inventory, purchase requests, and ordering of all Recreational equipment and supplies.
    6. Provided rehabilitation activities for severely behavioral/emotional disabled students who needed to acquire skills necessary to participate in an elementary school setting.
    7. Maintained order and discipline within the classroom.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.S. in Recreation Education

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Headline : Seeking to gain employment that encourages healing through a creative endeavor. Excellent organizational and implementing skills with experience in therapeutic modalities. Skilled in the creation of written plans, programs, and correspondence from available information.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Skills, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Assessed individual resident needs to determine the appropriate facilitative modality of treatment.
    2. Responsible for facilitating inmates under Penal Code 1370, incompetent to stand trial.
    3. Coordinated rehabilitation efforts for inmates to a baseline of competency.
    4. Maintained all charting records on 40 inmates.
    5. Continuously contributed and participated in all interdisciplinary team requirements.
    6. Coordinated activities for resident's care in the hospital and treatment facilities.
    7. Assed clients need and designed and implemented rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Psychology

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Summary : Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude who is driven to learn, improve, and succeed. Seeks positions offering opportunities for new professional challenges. Also, to counsel, train, rehabilitate, and create employment services for individuals with disabilities to gain or maintain vocational opportunities.

Skills : MS Office, Active Release Therapy, Trigger Point Massage Therapy.

Description :

    1. Planned, implemented, and coordinated social activities and rehabilitation programs.
    2. Conducted goal-oriented specialized groups in a variety of areas according to treatment prescription.
    3. Attended and maintained a level 2 Practitioner in Professional Crisis Management yearly.
    4. Supervised and documented behavioral changes in residential and social interaction in the client's personal records.
    5. Developed programs dealing with social positive interactions, hygiene, money management, manners in public, and time management skills.
    6. Implemented and monitored active treatment programs in physical management.
    7. Evaluated staff and residents during therapy, recorded and analyzed active treatment data.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MSW in Social Work

Rehabilitation Therapist Resume

Headline : Energetic, resourceful, and optimistic professional with a proven track record for building high-performance teams and providing the vision, motivation, and hands-on leadership necessary to achieve long-term department goals. Seek a position that will utilize vast knowledge and experience in the fitness and health industry.

Skills : Microsoft Office, DMH Documentation, Medical Documentation.

Description :

    1. Monitored the progression of new and existing clients while managing a caseload of 10 patients.
    2. Prepared and presented weekly and monthly reports to supervisor and fellow co-workers.
    3. Provided mental health treatment, rehabilitative services, and assistance for numerous clients and their daily living.
    4. Performed psychosocial assessments by identifying clients' individual strengths while addressing their critical issues.
    5. Developed recruitment procedures for rehabilitation therapists.
    6. Developed a monitoring and evaluation system of rehabilitation therapists' documentation.
    7. Ordered and purchased supplies in accordance with State Hospital's administrative directives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Public Health