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Residential Counselors work with people living in residential care facilities, such as youth homes. Typical work activities completed by these employees include encouraging residents to socialize, organizing group meetings, implementing recovery methods, and handling troubled residents. The most sought-after assets in a Residential Counselor are communication and people skills, decision making, detail orientation, and the ability to interact with all sorts of people. Based on our collection of resume samples, successful candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in psychology or counseling.

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Residential Counselor

  • Worked in conjunction with peers and supervisors to efficiently enforce behavioral goals and development of residents
  • Provided assistance for two assigned residents with mental and behavioral challenges
  • Served as an integral part of the team to attain the required rehabilitation objectives of the clients through progress charts
  • Sustained excellent compliance with all established procedures, policies, and regulations, as well as proactively contribute to other operational efforts through additional duties handling
  • Implemented document training plans, emphasizing patient skills development and aligning with overall program objectives
  • Medication certified
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AA
Behavioral Health
BA
Psychology
2

Residential Counselor

  • Provided direct care to adults with disabilities in residential environments
  • Assisted with personal care needs, contributed guidance and mediation and responded to household dilemmas in both individual and group settings
  • Provided transportation to clients work, school, recreational and organizational events
  • Documented daily occurrences, activities and incidents
  • Supported clients personal, career and educational goals as well as encouraged responsibility and independence
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Human Services
3

Residential Counselor

  • Ensured resident's stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, as well as development of community living skills
  • Implemented behavioral and psychiatric rehabilitation treatment plans
  • Assisted in all aspects of home life such as meal planning, ADL's, preparation budgeting and leisure time
  • Filled out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, incident reports and progress notes
  • Monitored and distributed medications to clients' as directed by their medical team
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Health Careers
4

Residential Counselor

Assisted individuals with basic daily living skills and activities

  • Encouraged individual community integration
  • Performed light housework and prepared meals
  • Logged info into Individual Medication Administration Record
  • Wrote daily reports on individual behaviors and activities
  • Properly and accurately administered medication
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Advocate/residential Counselor

  • Facilitated groups of 10-12 intellectually disabled youth to increase clients' social interactions and ability to attain appropriate relationships with others
  • Attended monthly meetings to develop and implement individually tailored treatment plans that lead to clients’ successful reintegration in society with community WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) team
  • Delivered monthly summaries on patient’s progression/regression in treatment, while providing recommendations towards patient’s treatment plan for success
  • Supported patients in coping with their emotions towards their past and fears for the future through one-on-one sessions to encourage successful rehabilitation after treatment
  • Monitored clients attitudes and mental behaviors for documentation into client electronic files
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Social Work
6

Patient Residential Counselor

Delivers patient care that is patient and family centered. Incorporates team focused, collegial relationships to ensure patient safety and improve outcomes.

  • Maintain organizational competencies of superior quality care, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate accountability to the patient, family, self and the healthcare team.
  • Provide superior quality care and assumes responsibility and accountability for their role in performance outcomes while supporting Wood's Services Relationship Based Care Model.
  • Responsibilities include maintaining an accurate inventory of personal clothing and other personal possessions of assigned clients.
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with all supervisory, support, peer and other Woods employees throughout the Residential Unit and Day Program area.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Education
7

Residential Counselor

Provide the residential population and candidates for admission with oversight of day-to-day activities.

  • Ensuring that residents comply with all rules and regulations in accordance with policy and procedure standards.
  • Oversees and assist with the overall upkeep and maintenance of each facility.
  • Guide and counsel students in social skills, and ensure accountability of students.
  • Perform dorm administrative functions, including completing reports and incident logs.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Human Services
8

Residential Counselor

Enforces rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of dormitory programs.

  • Provides emergency first aid and summon medical assistance when necessary.
  • Mediates interpersonal problems between residents.
  • Observes students to detect and report unusual behavior.
  • Communicates with other staff to resolve problems with individual students.
  • Counsels students in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
  • Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
Relevant
BA
Sociology
9

Residential Counselor

  • Documenting residents' progress with weekly reports.
  • Transported residents to doctor's appointments
  • Make sure that they taking their medication as scheduled
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned
  • Provided behavior modification, counseling and crisis intervention services to adults with mental illness.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
10

Residential Counselor

  • Facilitate the growth and development of independent living skills of 10 adults with special needs
  • Serve as guardian for emotionally handicapped resident, set goals/document for Medicaid billing
  • Order, monitor, administer medications and provide daily counseling on use to residents
  • Promoted self-advocacy of resident, enabling him to decrease medication consumption by 80%
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science

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