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Hillcrest Behavioral & Psychiatric Hospital - Mental Health Tech Ii Resume Example

Sophia Morris
XXX XXXXXXXX XXXXX XX X XXX X , Birmingham , AL 35214 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary

Highly trained professional with strong clinical and social  abilities with extensive experience in social services and mental health. Proactive and organized with a passionate commitment to respect diversity, advocate for the community, and connect individuals to beneficial resources.

Skills
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Persuasion
  • Coordination
Experience
Mental Health Tech II 06/2011 to Present
Hillcrest Behavioral & Psychiatric Hospital Birmingham, AL
  • Assist the milieu RN with the admission and discharge of patients and with other designated duties.
  • Observes patients' mental and physical states and provide documentation accordingly.
  • Apply behavioral and restraint reduction techniques and therapeutic interventions.
  • Provide direct basic care, guidance, and positive role modeling.
  • Lead patients in therapeutic and recreational activities.
Resident Advocate 10/2013 to 07/2014
Aids Alabama, Inc Birmingham, AL
  • Provided advocacy, information, referral services, and ensured safety to residents
  • Facilitated problem solving and provided crisis intervention services to residents as necessary.
  • Performed urinalysis and Breathalyzer testing on residents as needed.
  • Maintained accurate logs, shift reports, and client records.
  • Provided positive role modeling for residents and supervised activities to ensure the safety of all residents.
Substance Abuse Counselor (PRN) 01/2010 to 06/2012
Pearson Hall, Alcohol Drug Abuse Treatment Center Birmingham, AL
  • Educated individuals on how to modify their behavior with the intention of full recovery.
  • Interacted with clients to evaluate their health and substance .problems and identified issues
  • Created measurable goals, implemented treatment plans, and assisted clients with rehabilitative resources
  • Familiarized clients with healthy coping mechanisms, lead group therapy sessions, and met with family members to provide guidance and support.
  • Provided updates and progress reports to courts, referred clients to support groups, and set up aftercare plans
Case Manager 11/2008 to 02/2010
Seraaj Family Homes, Inc Birmingham, AL
  • Provided clinical and technical support to Foster parents through intensive case management services, crisis management, home-visits, and weekly contact.
  • Monitored standard of compliance, documentation, ongoing training, and advocacy for both clients and foster parents.
  • Assisted with transportation and relocation. 
Residential Instructor 02/2005 to 11/2008
Glenwood Mental Health Center Birmingham, AL
  • Provided direct care to the individuals served with an autism diagnosis.
  • Assisted individuals with daily living skills, feeding, toileting, showering, administering medication, and helped each individual reach different goals and objectives that were established in the individual plan of care.
Home-Health Aide 03/2005 to 06/2007
Care-First, Inc Birmingham, AL
  • Provided routine, personal healthcare, such as bathing dressing, or grooming to elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in their home.
  • Assisted patients with meal preparation, medication assistance, and personal errands.
Social Work Intern 09/2004 to 12/2004
Cherry Hill Healthcare Nursing Facility Birmingham, AL
  • Handled preadmission and admission interviews, discharge planning, informed residents and families of available services, residents' rights, and responsibilities
  • Prepared social histories, social assessments, and conducted the Mini Mental State Exam on residents to determine any symptoms of age related or mentally ill dementia
  • Established working relationships with community health, welfare, and volunteer groups to promote cooperative assistance in meeting the social welfare needs of residents and families
  • Assisted with arrangements, if needed, for out of facility health care, transportation, and counseling services.
Education
Dual Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Criminal Justice Dec 2004 Judson College - Marion, AL
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Previous Companies:

  • Hillcrest Behavioral & Psychiatric Hospital
  • Aids Alabama
  • Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Mental Health Tech II
  • Resident Advocate
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Residential Instructor

Schools:

  • Judson College

Level of Education:

  • Dual Bachelor of Arts

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