Residence Counselor Resume Samples

A Residence Counselor provides guidance and support to individuals living in environments such as assisted living facilities, group homes and so on. The major roles and responsibilities listed on the Residence Counselor Resume include the following – working with children and youth dealing with mental illness or addiction; providing daily support for elderly people like bathing and socializing; providing direct support to facility’s residents; organizing group events; overseeing resident’s safety; referring residents to community resources; maintaining resident records; and referring residents to community resources.

Most employers seek candidates with the following skills and abilities – strong communication skills, the ability to resolve conflicts; high level of patience and empathy, experience working with residents dealing with a variety of social, behavioral and medical issues; and strong disciplinary oversight skills. To a minimum, a degree in the field of psychology or behavior health is required.

Residence Counselor Resume

Objective : A dedicated professional, with a willingness to advance, seeking a position which will make use of comprehensive training and experience. Also interested in affiliating with a progressive organization that offers a continuous challenge and growth with opportunity based on performance and productivity.

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

Description :

    1. Assist in the provision of appropriate living arrangements for clients needing support in carrying out daily routines.
    2. Help residents increase their capacity to live as independently as possible and act more responsibly through training and practice in personal management.
    3. Encourage residents to utilize community resources and social services on a regular and on-going basis thereby sustaining community living.
    4. Carry out all activities related to the operation of the Residential Restorative Program.
    5. Provide orientation into residential living and training in housekeeping, personal grooming, nutrition, and other restorative services.
    6. Empower residents to utilize community resources and social services that include transportation systems, day treatment, and health education services.
    7. Develop Individual Restorative Service Plans (IRSP) with clients that foster training in activities of daily living.
    8. Providing restorative services in self-advocacy training, socializing skills, parental skills, rehabilitation counseling, and medication management.
    9. Ensuring that services are to be rendered as indicated on the residents' Individual Restorative Service Plan (IRSP).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Residence Counselor I Resume

Headline : An individual who maintains a positive attitude and always takes initiative. Good follow through skills and task oriented with an excellent work record.

Skills : Customer Service, Human Services, Cash Handling, Cashier.

Description :

    1. Participants in Treatment Team Planning and assists in the development of individual goals and objectives.
    2. Demonstrates competence in therapeutic treatment activities, assists with managing residential environmental conditions.
    3. Assists with group management of behavioral programs and demonstrate competences in behavior management.
    4. Adapts language to accommodate the patient level of understanding and assists in the clarification of patient expectations.
    5. Assists in the communication of patient treatment information to staff or parents.
    6. Participates in department staff meetings and maintains standards of confidentiality.
    7. Assist in the assessment of individual patient progress, and in keeping records of individual patient progress.
    8. Assists with written reports of patient progress, and also with discharge planning and follow-up as assigned by the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Residence Counselor II Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Residence Counselor with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Qualities and Skills, SSH Tunneling, Changing Channels.

Description :

    1. Provide assistance to 15 individuals with mental illnesses in a congregate or apartment setting.
    2. Created three-month treatment plans tailored to helping the participant achieve their goal of transitioning into the next phase of treatment.
    3. Assist participants understand their medications and coordinate with them and their doctors/psychiatrists to obtain refills independently and create a habit of taking them daily.
    4. Coordinate meetings with the participant and their psychiatrist to help create the best treatment plan to assist their needs.
    5. Provided daily, weekly, and monthly follow up meetings including symptom management, community integration, health service, and medication management.
    6. De-escalate a manic participant through cognitive-based therapy and rely on the services if needed.
    7. Managed the entire record system for 2 individuals simultaneously.
    8. Attended several conferences regarding cognitive-based therapy and anger management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Residence Counselor-Temp Resume

Objective : An individual who maintains a positive attitude and always takes initiative. Good follow-through skills and task-oriented with an excellent work record.

Skills : Microsoft, Excel, Powerpoint, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Supervise consumers while they take their medications, also log and monitor the consumer's medication intake.
    2. Administers consumers medication, asses for adverse reactions and encourage consumers to take medications as directed by their physician.
    3. Prepares service plans with consumers, which is designed to improve the consumer's ability and overall functioning.
    4. Assist in appropriate socializing and provide assistance with job-seeking skills, accompanying consumers to their appointments as needed.
    5. Communicates effectively with members of other treatment programs, family therapist, psychiatrist, and other community-based treatment programs.
    6. Using therapeutic and respectful strategies when dealing with consumers and other staff members.
    7. Responsible for writing and maintaining appropriate documentation on assigned consumers, including progress notes, restorative services, goals, and objectives.
    8. Attends mandatory training as well as implementing, individual annual staff training plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical

Residence Counselor-Consultant Resume

Summary : 13+ years of experience as a Residence Counselor. Seeking to obtain a challenging position utilizing the acquired knowledge and experience, while offering an opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Community Outreach, Conflict Resolution.

Description :

    1. Provide empathetic client-centric counseling supporting patients in developing stress management strategies and building self-esteem.
    2. Perform detailed assessment and evaluation of clients' emotional and psychological state including determining the risk of self-harm and suicide.
    3. Work closely with clients and medical professionals to formulate, manage and monitor treatment plans.
    4. Proficiently manage case administration ensuring all documentation complied with regulatory requirements and guidelines.
    5. Supported Alzheimer's patients in daily living and planned recreational and learning activities closely monitoring environment safety.
    6. Organized, manage and facilitate client groups and conduct individual interviews and observations.
    7. Using therapeutic and respectful strategies when dealing with consumers and other staff members.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Residence Counselor I Resume

Headline : Professional looking for a position that allows to utilize the education and pursue an exciting career opportunity with growth potential. Interested in pursuing a career with an organization that specializes in community development, healthcare or disaster recovery relief programs.

Skills : Student Government, Orientation Team Leader, RA.

Description :

    1. Ensured resident's stability, safety, health promotion, and maintenance, as well as the development of community living skills.
    2. Implemented behavioral and psychiatric rehabilitation treatment plans.
    3. Assisted in all aspects of home life such as meal planning, ADL's, preparation budgeting and leisure time.
    4. Filled out and maintain each resident's paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, incident reports and progress notes.
    5. Monitored and distributed medications to persons served as directed by their medical team.
    6. Developed and implement an individualized service plan, in collaboration with the consumer, based on the psychosocial assessment.
    7. Developed professional relationships with consumers and maintained a caseload of 15-20 participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Executive Residence Counselor Resume

Objective : Human Service professional with a positive and confident personality blended with a strong work ethic. Providing services for high-risk families and work in collaboration with health professionals and community resources.

Skills : Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, Recovery Coach Training-OASAS, CPR / First Aid Certification, Treating Personality Disorders/Suicide Prevention.

Description :

    1. Provided therapeutic services in a residential program for developmental delay.
    2. Developed goals, made treatment plans, taught skills and reinforced new behaviors.
    3. Implemented and maintained the DD mission of Person-Centered Planning Advocate for the rights of the Consumer.
    4. Logging in information into their FSP- document behavior modification programs.
    5. Assisted in the development and documentation of individual Habilitation Plans.
    6. Carried-out specific goals, Integrated into the community and establish the greatest level of independence.
    7. Provided Adaptive Behavior Analysis (ABA), to three Adolescent boys on the Autism Spectrum.
    8. Supervised level of care requiring 24-hour staff supervision for MMR youth.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Residence Counselor III Resume

Summary : Residence Counselor with 12 years of experience. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office Programs, Internet, E-mail Applications, Excellent Communication/Documentation, and Multitasking Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised a three-bedroom living facility for individuals with mental disabilities.
    2. Provided guidance, and empowered these individuals to lead productive lives by creating quarterly goals as a team.
    3. Taught life skills such as cleaning, cooking, hygiene, exercising, selecting proper foods to meet dietary requirements, creating weekly menus.
    4. Followed a daily schedule and was held accountable for resident safety.
    5. Certified by OMRDD to administer medications and certified in first aid/CPR.
    6. Organized and participated in recreational activities and outings.
    7. Responsible for the overall community service schedule of various homes, including medical, clinical, dental, visitations, and all other appointments scheduled.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS

Lead Residence Counselor Resume

Summary : Seeking to use the proven counseling skills, leadership, and experience in working with the intellectually challenged, children, and families as a social worker or human services specialist.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Autocad, Sketchup, Onscreen Takeoff.

Description :

    1. Passing medication under the department of health regulations and helping individuals meet their basic needs.
    2. Taking individuals out to their doctor appointments and recreational trips was also part of my duties.
    3. Responsible for the ordering of all food and any other material needed in the program.
    4. Responsible for weekly food shopping at the local supermarket.
    5. Also responsible for making sure everyone was in a safe environment.
    6. Worked closely with the case manager to ensure that all individuals were taking care of and was receiving and meets all personal and basic needs/ goals.
    7. Providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BSW

Residence Counselor-Supervisor Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a challenging and rewarding position within an established company that best utilizes the experience and training with the opportunity for personal and professional development.

Skills : Computer and Keyboard Skills, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for meeting the community's sales and occupancy goals.
    2. Networking with area professionals, including but not limited to hospitals, physicians, home health agencies, senior housing communities, and local senior networking groups.
    3. Developing and implementing special events/presentations targeted at community education.
    4. Track referrals and leads utilizing the C3 Leads software.
    5. Built relationships within the medical field through outreach marketing and networking events.
    6. Developed and implemented special events and presentations.
    7. Began pre-leasing for the newly constructed memory care community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Head Residence Counselor Resume

Objective : Looking to obtain employment with the company that will give an opportunity to promote a positive and energetic attitude within the company. Having the desire and the integrity to take on extra responsibilities with the hope of furthering career within the organization.

Skills : CPT, CPI, Training. First Aid, Cook, Defensive Driven.

Description :

    1. Compiled information such as residents' daily activities and the quantities of supplies used to prepare the required reports.
    2. Carried out regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas were safe and secure.
    3. Supervised students' housekeeping work to ensure that it was done properly.
    4. Communicated with other staff to resolve problems with individual students.
    5. Provide transportation or escort for expeditions such as shopping trips or visits to doctors or dentists.
    6. Counseled students in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
    7. Provide emergency first aid and summoned medical assistance when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Residence Counselor-Intern Resume

Objective : 2 years of experience as a Residence Counselor. Looking to work and to perform appropriate diagnosis, evaluation, and intervention for treating clients with addiction.

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

Description :

    1. Assist residents with fostering daily living skills and goals.
    2. Assist with transportation to and from events, social outings, doctors appointments and more.
    3. Provide meals and the ability to serve themselves safely.
    4. Counted, ordered, and administered resident medications and health care necessities.
    5. Provided a home-like residence for therapeutic rehabilitation.
    6. Administered basic CPR and First Aid in the event it was needed.
    7. Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
    8. Completed daily notes and monthly summaries on the resident's progress on goals according to their ISP.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate

Sr. Residence Counselor Resume

Objective : Looking to obtain a position within a company which promotes collective and personal growth. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Accounting, Word Processing, Billing, Managerial, Hospitality, Typing, Security, Switchboard.

Description :

    1. Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork.
    2. Counsel residents in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    3. Guide residents in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
    4. Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    5. Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    6. Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
    7. Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming mental and emotional problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Residence Counselor Resume

Objective : Reliable and punctual Residence Counselor who possesses an excellent work ethic. Areas of expertise include inventory, cash management, and exceptional customer service.

Skills : Professionalism, Productivity, Documentation Skills, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Helped consumers select products that best fit their personal needs.
    2. Answered consumers questions and addressed problems and complaints in person.
    3. Educated consumers on product and service offerings.
    4. Worked as a team member every day in order to complete daily requirements and meet consumer needs.
    5. Kept the residence clean and maintained a neat, orderly environment.
    6. Built consumer confidence by actively listening to their concerns and giving appropriate feedback.
    7. Balanced the needs of multiple consumers simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
HS