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Community Health Network - Mental Health Counselors Resume Example

Alexander Wilson
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Certified Recovery Specialist,with expert knowledge of medical and mental health terminology and HIPPA compliance. Knowledge Worker and Research learning with established career working in Mental Health and Re-Entry and Addictions settings. Support quality patient care and education, motivated and accomplished Community Health Work and Administrative Professional with over 6 years' experience; Attentive to detail, able to take initiative, prioritize multiple tasks and manage workload; Resourceful team player with can-do attitude and the passion of others. 
Mental Health Counselors May 2014Present Community Health Network Indianapolis, IN
  • Maintain updated client records with plans, notes, appropriate forms, or related information.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
  • Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition, based on review of client information.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Plan, organize, or lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, or social activities for clients.
  • Learn about new developments in counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, or establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.
Rehabilitation Counselors Aug 2012Dec 2013 Place of Power Indianapolis, IN
  • Develop and coordinate educational programs for residents.
  • Develop program plans for individuals, intake assessments, ongoing evaluations, and assistance in plan self-planned development.
  • Mediate interpersonal problems residents and staff.
  • Observed residents to detect and report unusual behavior in collaboration with staff in developing programs that address the needs of the individual.
  • Provided emergency first aid and summon medical assistance when needed.
  • Counsel residents in handling of issues such as family, life, work, and educational problems.
  • Prepare and maintain records and case files, including documentation such as clients' personal and eligibility information, services provided, narratives of client contacts, and relevant correspondence.
  • Monitor and record clients' progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
  • Develop rehabilitation plans that fit clients' aptitudes, education levels, physical abilities, and career goals.
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants May 2009Aug 2013 A New Way of Life
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Manage and maintain executives' schedules.
  • Attend meetings to record minutes.
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees and boards of directors.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.
  • Set up and oversee administrative policies and procedures for offices or organizations.
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements, such as coordinating catering for luncheons, for committee, board, and other meetings.
  • Meet with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of executives, committees and boards of directors.
Teacher Assistance Jan 2011Jan 2012 Day Star Daycare Indianapolis, IN
  • Conducted general educational curriculum at per-school level.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medication administrated.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Dressed children and changed diapers.
  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
  • Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.
  • Monitor classroom viewing of live or recorded courses transmitted by communication satellites.
Clinical Associate Aug 2010Jan 2011 Mental of Greater Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
  • Mental Health of America, Crisis and Suicide Intervention Service.
  • Community Involvement.
  • Service Learning and Leadership Service-learning is a teaching and learning method that upholds a commitment to appreciating the assets of serving the needs of a community, while enhancing student learning and academic rigor through the practice of community-base learning- such as volunteerism, community service, internship, and cooperative education.
Community Health Workers Indiana State Department of Health
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to social or intellectual development, such as education, childcare, or problem solving.
  • Provide basic health services, such as first aid.
  • Interpret, translate, or provide cultural mediation related to health services or information for community members.
  • Attend community meetings or health fairs to understand community issues or build relationships with community members.
  • Develop plans or formal contracts for individuals, families, or community groups to improve overall health.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to risk or prevention of conditions such as lead poisoning, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), prenatal substance abuse, or domestic violence.
  • Identify the particular health care needs of individuals in a community or target area.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to self-care, such as diabetes management.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to sanitation or hygiene, such as flossing or hand washing.
  • Develop plans or formal contracts for individuals, families, or community groups to improve overall health.
Bachelor of Human Service: Psychology Jan 2015 Walden University Minneapolis, MN Psychology GPA: 3.8/4.0
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Previous Companies:

  • Community Health Network
  • Place of Power
  • A New Way of Life

Previous Job Positions:

  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Teacher Assistance
  • Clinical Associate


  • Walden University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Human Service

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