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Liam Johnson
  • XXXX XXXXXX XXXX XX, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Professional Summary

Highly trained [Social Worker] with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both [Inpatient] and [Outpatient mental health] facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in [MI] with expertise in [Mental Health and Substance Abuse].

  • Active Listening
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Service Orientation
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Therapist/Case Manager, 04/2008 to Present
Forest View Psychiatric Hospital Grand Rapids, MI

*Provide assessment, planning, implementation, and coordination of behavioral health services to individuals with a mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders.

*Provide educational information to patients and families in order to promote health and wellness.

*Assist patients and their families in linking them to community resources in order to facilitate the patient's return to their community.

*Participate in multidisciplinary treatment teams to develop and implement an effective and comprehensive treatment program with patients.

*Act as liaison between patient, family, multidisciplinary team and community resources.

*Coordinate psychiatric services and follow-up counseling services prior to discharge.

*Identify risk management issues and coordinate with risk management department.

Behavioral Health Therapist, 08/2008 to 01/2014
Catholic Charities of West Michigan Grand Rapids, MI

*Assessment of client's biopsychosocial needs.

*Provided mental health and substance abuse treatment to adults and adolescents within an outpatient setting.

*Provided referral and coordination for other services as needed.

*Participated in peer review and Quality Improvement Program.

Medical Social Worker, 09/1998 to 09/2007
St. Mary's McAuley Heath Center Grand Rapids, MI

* Conducted in-depth psychosocial assessments of patients/families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS

* Counsel individuals, groups, or families, regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.

* Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.

* Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.

* Refer patient, client, or family to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness, following through to ensure service efficacy.

*Coordinated group therapy sessions for patients

* Increase social work knowledge by reviewing current literature, conducting social research, or attending seminars, training workshops, or classes.

Bachelor of Science: Aug 1986 Grand Valley State University - Allendale , MI
Bachelor of Science: Aug 1977 Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI
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This is a real resume for a Therapist in Grand Rapids, Michigan with experience working for such companies as Forest View Psychiatric Hospital, Catholic Charities Of West Michigan, St Marys Mcauley Heath Center. This is one of the hundreds of Therapist resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Therapist resume.

Previous Companies:

  • Forest View Psychiatric Hospital
  • Catholic Charities of West Michigan
  • St Marys McAuley Heath Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Medical Social Worker


  • Grand Valley State University
  • Calvin College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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