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Crisis Counselors are mental health professionals helping people dealing with a difficult situation. Typical activities listed on a Crisis Counselor example resume are conducting client assessments, determining their needs, answering to phone calls from clients, referring clients to medical services, and recommending psychiatric intervention when necessary. The ideal candidate for this role should be able to showcase the following skills in his or her resume: counseling expertise, excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, persuasion, empathy, emotional stability, and recordkeeping. A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines is required: psychology, social work, human services, or sociology.

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ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR & CRISIS COUNSELOR

[company name] is a California State Certified, Christian Treatment Center for individuals seeking PHP, IOP and OP recovery treatment programs for Addiction, Co-Occurring Disorders and Co-Dependency issues.

  • Delivered strategic measures to aid mental health and development of individuals experiencing a crisis and provided solutions for management and intervention.
  • Responded to Clients by telephone and in person, assessed needs, provided tours and determined appropriate treatment.
  • Provided transportation from airport and assisted client through multiple phases of admission, U/A and intake and escort to detox.
  • Smoothed client transition and orientation into guest residences by providing a high level of compassion and reassurance.
  • Assisted Clients with case management needs by serving as court liaison while making emergency room visits, shopping for personal effects and groceries, assisting with lab appointments, handling court and legal documentation and preparing for sober living aftercare plans.
  • Drove annual sales revenues over $410k in 2015 and over $560k in 2016 in private pay facility with rates starting at $6,800 per month.
  • Continuously communicated with loved ones via text, phone, email and in person for emotional and spiritual encouragement and support; assisted with managing codependence issues.
  • Enhanced organizational exposure though online marketing efforts by volunteering to interview and record live testimonials from program alumni.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Rhetoric
2

Crisis Counselor

  • Conducted biopsychosocial assessments on students ages 5-9 with developmental and physical disabilities to identify clinical risk areas; maintained caseload of 4 students and 2 groups.
  • Collaborated with teachers, counselors and parents to establish goals for students in an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
  • Provided coaching to teachers that struggled with emotionally disturbed students on appropriate techniques to calm students down.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Children And Families
Social Intervention Art
3

Crisis Counselor II

  • Engaged with individuals experiencing a mental health and/or drug & alcohol crisis face to face
  • Achieved short term goals through resolution of the crisis event
  • Provided recovery oriented supportive counseling, verbal de-escalation and conflict resolution
  • Conducted clinical assessment, suicide-homicide risk assessment and prevention
  • Facilitated referrals for outpatient and inpatient services
  • Fostered positive relations with community partners such as hospitals, police, schools and human service providers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Human Development And Family Studies
4

Rape Crisis Counselor and Medical Advocate

  • Commited to weekly, overnight, on-call shifts responding to patients in Emergency Departments throughout Chicago, disclosing or presenting with signs of sexual abuse
  • Implemented patient-centric, trauma-informed care with patients across the lifespan
  • Provided culturally affirming services to individuals across sexual orientation and gender identity spectrums; advocated for affirming care from medical and legal professionals
  • Liaised between patients, medical staff, and law enforcement; ensured medical and legal compliance with SASETA (Sexual Assault Survivor Emergency Treatment Act)
  • Provided crisis counseling to patients and their companions including: evidenced based emotional support, safety planning, explanation of medical and legal procedures and rights, psychoeducation on rape and Rape Trauma Syndrome, upon request
  • Assisted in interview process for prospective volunteers; collaborated with program manager to select candidates
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Urban And Community Studies
MA
Leadership And Development Of Social Services
5

Team Leader, Crisis Counselor

  • Recruited, hired, trained and supervised crisis counselors
  • Met with individuals who were suicidal to provide or refer for service
  • Met with media and local community leaders to share updates about Hurricane Katrina progress with residents
  • Developed and presented weekly data reports to management
  • Provided crisis counseling to residents as a first responder of Hurricane Katrina
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling
6

Crisis Counselor

  • Provided Tele-psychiatry/Telemedicine crisis assessments, safety planning, and treatment planning for psychiatric hospitals across Tennessee.
  • Responded to crisis calls in the entire West Tennessee and South Middle Tennessee Regions.
  • Modeled and practiced coping strategies and educated families and youth regarding psychopharmacology, types of services, family intervention strategies, and creating a safe environment for youth within the home.
  • Responsible for guiding families in throughout crisis assessments, creating safety plans and assist in locating appropriate levels of care for children.
  • Responsible for coordinating and securing mental health appointments for families and providing follow-up assessments with families after the crisis assessments and hospitalization referrals.
  • Responsible for data collection around assessment specifics to help track clients use of the SCS service.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Marriage And Family Therapy
7

Crisis Counselor

  • Provided 24 hour crisis intervention services
  • Assessed a consumer's mental health status and coordinate emergency services in the least restrictive setting
  • Assessed, organized, and implemented Chapter 51 Emergency Detentions and Chapter 55 Protective Placements
  • Provided in-depth professional face to face and phone evaluations and assessment for situation including mental health, basic needs, substance, abuse, relationship issues, behavioral issues, financial issues, and other crises of daily living.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Counseling
8

Crisis Counselor

  • Conducted outreach, counseling and education, provided information and referral services for ongoing mental health services to those affected by Tropical storm Lee.
  • Gave mental health assessments for depression.
  • Facilitated a support group for people who lost their homes due to Tropical storm Lee.
  • Extensive community networking to advertise our services.
  • One year grant funded FEMA Crisis Counseling and Assistance Program.
  • Received an award for Crisis Counseling work by the New York State Department of Health and Human Services.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Social Services
BS
Psychology
MA
Family And Child Practice
9

Crisis Counselor

Served a variety of clients of different ages, cultures, and backgrounds

  • Performed crisis assessments in various settings including emergency rooms, Aurora county detention center, in the community, at schools, and at the crisis walk-in center
  • Frequently assessed the risk for suicide, homicide, and grave disability and evaluated clients for higher level of care
  • Trained new clinical staff on policies and procedures at the crisis walk-in center
  • Implemented brief, solution-focused interventions in order to help clients stabilize in crisis
  • Collaborated with psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, police officers, school psychologists, and court officials in an effort to serve clients in crisis
  • Facilitated placement for clients in need of higher level of care
  • Co-led DBT skills groups and psychoeducation-based groups for both inpatient and walk-in clients
  • Performed intakes, treatment plans, and individual therapy with clients at the walk-in center and crisis stabilization unit
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Youth Ministry
MA
Clinical And Mental Health Counseling
10

Crisis Counselor

  • Provided telephone counseling, support, and referrals to callers experiencing emotional crises.
  • Assessed callers for potential risk of suicide, de-escalated risk, and notified 911 when threat of suicide appeared imminent.
  • Utilized the referral database to provide resources to callers who are seeking mental health and substance abuse services.
  • Actively participated in training new counselors.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling

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