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Family Counselors help families find solutions for functioning more effectively. A well-written example resume for Family Counselor showcases duties such as meeting family members, discussing issues, performing one-on-one counseling time, identifying issues that are affecting the family, and finding ways to address these issues and overcome crisis. Those interested in a Family Counselor job should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: counseling abilities, patience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a non-judgmental approach, and recordkeeping. A Master’s Degree in family therapy is necessary for this position.

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Youth and Family Counselor

  • Counselor for high risk youth involved in the criminal justice system.
  • Maintained caseload of 12-18 clients consistently
  • Facilitated intervention and recovery services individualized to the client.
  • Facilitated individual, family and group counseling.
  • Provided client and family education and resources on a variety of topics
  • Maintained paperwork up to County and Agency standards
  • Worked collaboratively with probation staff, teachers and other outside care professional
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Marriage And Family Therapy
2

Individual and Family Counselor

  • Conducts bi-weekly Family Sessions, in order to increase overall cohesiveness within the home
  • Organizes and lead group activities to increase self-awareness and social skills
  • Completes and follow ups with all referrals from Family Court, DCP&P, CMO and schools within a 24-hour time period
  • Provides verbal de-escalation in crisis situations, as needed
  • Assists in new hiring process, via conducting second interviews
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Social Work Practice I
3

Youth & Family Counselor

  • Delivered school-based individual and group counseling and crisis prevention and intervention services to students and families during regular in school and after school hours.
  • Consulted with caregivers, teachers and other school personnel to identify causes of behavioral, emotional, and academic challenges in order to aid with implementation of solutions that lead to improvement of social emotional
  • Practiced modalities of interventions based on assessment of client needs that include trauma focused CBT
  • Served as consultant and liaison for adult mentors for One Summer Chicago youth employment program at K.L.E.O.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Commercial Photography
BA
Leadership And Organization Studies
MA
Interpersonal Practice / Children & Youth
4

School-based Family Counselor

  • Responsible for assure a successful academic year for each student in campus. (includes home visits when need it)
  • Advocate for students and their families
  • Provide Parenting Skill Classes
  • Work close with the Principal and Faculty to observe, document and open special education services evaluation to students of need.
  • Support the Principal and faculty participating on the different activities during the school year.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Theology
Communication
Years Computer Engineering
5

In-home Family Counselor

  • Working with families referred to HFI from CYF in their home to address their individual obstacles
  • Provided therapeutic intervention using the Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed care
  • Engaged in case management and worked as a family advocate
  • Connected clients with community resources to overcome familial obstacles
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Criminology, Social Work
6

Case Worker/ Family Counselor

  • Provide preventive services to families.
  • Family Advocacy and referrals.
  • Writing progress notes, inputting contacts into Promis/Connections
  • Gather important documents, school reports, and medicals
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Conduct family team conferences (FTC)
  • Conduct home and school visits
  • Motivate participants to be self-sufficient.
  • Facilitate Parenting Journey Group
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Human Services

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