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Benjamin Taylor
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Professional Summary:

Consumer-focused Mental Health Therapist with 19 years of experience in the human services field. Dedicated to providing quality services.  Employs exceptional skills in diagnostics, trauma-focused treatment, group facilitaion and program development.

Skills:
  • Skilled Diagnostician
  • Proficient in use of DBT and Trauma-Focused CBT
  • Sexual Assault Trainer and Coordinator
  • Program Development
  • Group Facilitation
  • Strong Leadership Skills
Experience:
Mental Health Therapist Nov 2013Present La Frontera NM Deming, NM
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments, making diagnostic evaulations based on client report and review of collateral information.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Develop, implement, and modify 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.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts
  • Act as client advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Acted as Interim Clinical Supervisor providing oversight of programming, maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.
Bereavement Coordinater/Medical Social Worker Feb 2013Mar 2014 Mimbres Memorial Home Health and Hospice Deming , NM
  • Accessed psychosocial situations of home health and hospice patients, family members and caregivers.
  • Developed and modified plan of care to comply with changes in client's status
  • Actively participated in case conferences, serving as consultant to team members
  • Assisted patients in navigating through application process for federal, state, and local assistance programs
  • Coordinated placement of patients in long term care facilities.
  • Participated in discharge process to ensure a smooth transition from facility to home environment
  • Developed, implemented, or provided oversight of bereavement and volunteer  programs
  • Facilitated support Alzheimer and grief support groups
Mental Health Therapist Dec 2008Mar 2013 Border Area Mental Health Services Deming, NM
  • Conduct Comprehensive Assessments and perform diagnostic evaluations based on client report and review of collateral information
  • Provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy in a culturally sensitive manner utilized evidenced based treatment interventions
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
  • Act as client advocate to coordinate services or to resolve emergency problems using crisis-intervention strategies
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
  • Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Program Coordinator Aug 2005Dec 2008 Bridge Ministries, Inc. Las Cruces, NM
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers in a friendship/mentor program designed for adults diagnosed with a mental illness
  • Coordinated volunteer/consumer matches
  • Expanded programs to include psycho-social and socialization groups and consumer marketing projcets
  • Promoted program through marketing, involvement in commuity service fairs, and partnership with other community agencies
  • Performed statistical reports to evaluate effectiveness of programs
  • Engaged in grant-writing and received grants through United Way and Value options as a result of these efforts
Education:
Master of Science : Social Work New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM MSW 2008
BS 2004
Graduated with High Honors in 2004
Bachelor of Science : Family and Child Science New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM
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Previous Companies:

  • La Frontera NM
  • Mimbres Memorial Home Health and Hospice
  • Border Area Mental Health Services

Previous Job Positions:

  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Bereavement Coordinater
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Program Coordinator

Schools:

  • New Mexico State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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