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Direct Care Counselors are employed by the mental health field. Their role is treating children and adults with special needs. A typical resume example for the job mentions duties like helping patients deal with their issues, providing support during daily activities, and monitoring their progress. The most successful example resumes for Direct Care Counselors make display of qualifications such as a positive and caring attitude, empathy, patience, teamwork, physical energy, and emotional stability. Employers select candidates holding a high school diploma or an Associate's Degree and provide periodic training

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Direct Care Counselor

Supported individuals in making informed life choices while also respecting their need for health and safety

  • Encouraged involvement in community resources to increase activity and social interaction.
  • Helped individuals connect with others with similar likes and interests, as well as discovering new ways to use individual skills and talents
  • Assisted individuals in maintaining relationships with family and friends
  • Role modeled healthy friendships and interactions with other
  • Followed care plans, behavior plans and passed medication to individuals
  • Orientated new employees to the group home
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Arts
AS
Science
2

Direct Care Counselor

Provided Activity of daily living for five adult residents in a group home/ rehabilitation center.

  • Monitoring client's daily medical and hygiene care for appointed patients.
  • Build close and trusted relationships with patients and members of patient's families.
  • Organized and keep maintain accurate files of progression of patients behaviors and medical conditions.
  • Provided and assisted transportation to all activities which involved appointed patients.
  • Secondary Finical over-seer of Patients Finances
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
3

Direct Care Counselor

Worked as a counselor in a residential care facility for developmentally delayed and disabled adults

  • Provided excellent care and service to all residents
  • Taught daily community activities, budgeting, banking, personal and nutritional care with the consumers
  • Administered and documented the administration of medications, including communicating with nursing staff
  • Implemented behavioral interventions and taught independence skills
  • Documented daily consumer progress and any destruction to the facility
  • Conducted recreational and inclusion activities as scheduled
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
Financial Management / Community Health
4

Direct Care Counselor

Direct Care Provider at the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Inpatient Residential House

  • Educated at-risk adolescent girls on DBT skills through daily activities and groups
  • Provided coaching when clients were feeling overwhelmed by their emotions
  • Supervised visits between family members and clients
  • Completed daily logs on client's emotions and behaviors
  • Helped manage and administer client medications
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
C
Certificate
Social Work And Sociology With A Concentration
Social Work With A Concentration
5

Direct Care Counselor

Meet the needs of adults with developmental disabilities living together in Independent Residential Alternatives (IRAs) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs).

  • Assist individuals in IRAs and ICFs with daily needs and support individuals in completing tasks to encourage independence.
  • Accompany individuals on chosen outings to foster integration.
  • Ensured safety and care for infants 6 weeks -18 months old.
  • Organized instructional activities for toddlers 18 months -5 years old in a nurturing environment.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education-st john
6

Direct Care Counselor

Provided nursing and nursing related services to residents.

  • Maintained homelike environment for the residents.
  • Protected and promoted resident rights and assisted the person to maintain independence.
  • Provided routine care to the patients.
  • Reported to the senior doctors of the status of patient by spending maximum time in the room with the patient.
  • Maintained the ward and ensured cleanliness.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
7

Direct Care Counselor

Supported adults who suffered from mental health disorders, substance abuse and had a history of sexual offending

  • Counseled mentally ill patients and recorded their daily activities
  • Scheduled doctor appointments and administered clients their medications
  • Represented the residential program as the Human Rights Officer
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology & Criminal Justice
MA
Master of Arts
8

Direct Care Counselor

Ensured safe and therapeutic environment for residential clients

  • Provided counsel and instruction to residents in activities of daily living
  • Effectively administered prescribed teaching plans
  • Planned and implemented recreational activities
  • Maintained records of medical counts, finances, and medical appointments
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
Liberal Arts
Pediatrics And Maternal/child Health L&d
9

Direct Care Counselor

Maintained records of services performed and of condition of clients

  • Escorted clients to doctor visits and acted as client advocate
  • Participated in the development and implementation of each client's support plan
  • Assisted clients in the development of appropriate behavioral, money management, housekeeping, hygiene, and other skills necessary to reach their highest level of potential
  • Performed miscellaneous duties as requested
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Behavioral Science Community Health
10

Direct Care Counselor

  • Provided one-on-one live-in medical care, including tube feeding, wound dressing, and catheterization
  • Administered medications at various locations
  • Assisted, monitored, and coached patients with mental disorders
  • Collected data, maintained daily logs, wrote state-mandated incidents reports
  • Effectively analyzed and diffused patient anger
  • Provided transportation assistance for patients
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Marketing
AS
Nursing

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