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Vocational Counselors help clients advance their careers by recommending studies and referring them to employers. Essential job duties seen on a Vocational Counselor example resume are identifying client potential, researching the job market, and placing clients in training programs. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to showcase the following skills in his or her resume: counseling expertise, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, recordkeeping, a non-judgmental approach, and being able to interact with a variety of populations. Most Vocational Counselors hold a Master’s Degree in social work or vocational counseling.

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Residential and Vocational Counselor

  • Worked to improve, enrich and respect the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and issues related to mental health.
  • Developed and implemented plans for individuals to achieve greater independence, their daily goals, and community integration.
  • Assisted individuals with their activities of daily living, and through guidance and role modeling assisted them to increase their basic life skills.
  • Accompanied them to doctor's appointments, medication reviews, and team meetings.
  • Provided daily medication and maintained accurate medication counts.
  • Maintained a clean and safe living environment for supported individuals.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Vocational Counselor

Worked with thirty clients all of whom are adults with mental illness and was the Primary Counselor for eight of them.

  • Worked within the city of Waterbury to find places of employment for all of the clients within the program.
  • Taught clients how to perform their job duties once employed, provided rides if necessary, and also came up with job
  • Went to the job sites to provide support for the clients and to check in with employer for updates.
  • Made weekly calls to other care providers to give updates as well as doing the corresponding paperwork for caseload.
  • Responsible for making weekly schedules for both staff and clients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Vocational Counselor

  • Assist to develop and facilitate vocational workshops to refugee clients with advanced English skills and diverse educational backgrounds.
  • Coordinate the Mentorship for Professional Pathways (MVP) by recruiting seasoned professionals, companies, and corporate partners in order to provide mentorship to refugees with professional backgrounds.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with community partners toward the execution of goals for training and resource days.
  • Develop and manage nonprofit partner relationships to assist on a continued assessment of community needs and fundraising.
  • Responsible for leading, training and supporting a network of volunteer leaders to asses in several projects including NAP’s after school program.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Services Administration
MA
Business Administration
4

Vocational Counselor Intern

  • Conducted assessments in accordance to vocational department and OASIS regulations
  • Provided individual counseling to clients with substance abuse disorder co-morbid with mental health
  • Created rehabilitation treatment plans based on clients’ values, strengths, limitations, and goals
  • Monitored clients progress and adjust the rehabilitation treatment plan
  • Provided crisis intervention, suicide prevention information, and referrals
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Mental Health Counseling
5

Vocational Counselor/evaluator

  • Responsible for assessing client needs skills, training and educate for persons with substance abuse.
  • Proposed a set of options that will produce the best solution for employment
  • Analyze and synthesize assessment information with participant's goals, develop a vocation rehabilitation plan with client that outlines short and long range goals and recommendations for achieving those goals.
  • Communicate and interpret assessment results and recommendations with the participant and elicit feedback on assessment t outcome.
  • Maintain individual case records of client's intake information and assessments results.
  • Write comprehensive diagnostic vocational evaluation report which includes participant's history, assessment results and recommendations for successful rehabilitation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
6

Vocational Counselor

  • Assist clients with everyday activities and ADL's, including exercise, physical and occupational therapy
  • Transport clients to doctors' appointments Certified Medical Technician, First Aid and CPR certified
  • Certified Medical Technician, First Aid and CPR certified, Behavior Principals and Strategies Certification
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Vocational Counselor

Teaching

  • Travel training clients in jobs
  • Preparing clients for jobs(resumes, job fairs, internet research & more)
  • Help plan activity outings
  • Running an organized classroom
  • Volunteer work in communities
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Vocational Counselor

  • Interview individuals referred for vocational rehabilitation services.
  • Evaluate work skills and capacities
  • Assist clients in identifying vocational problems and formulating vocational plans.
  • Counsel and assist clients with personal adjustments during the rehabilitation process; measure progress and adjust program as needed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Criminal Justice
9

Vocational Counselor

  • Create and support vocational opportunities for individuals with disabilities and vulnerable adults
  • Provide learning skills to promote quality of life of the individuals being served.
  • Assist with personal cares, vital signs, medication administration, and charting.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Applied Science
Nursing Assistant
10

Residential Counselor/vocational Counselor

Teach and help with daily living skills for people with disabilities

  • Behavior management
  • Help client reach their ISP goals
  • Find jobs and volunteer work for clients
  • Job coach
  • Maintain safe and healthy environment for all clients
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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