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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

Assisted the developmentally disable, cerebral palsy and autistic as well as support the clients

  • Taught advance daily living, independent living skills, positive daily goals to enhance learning
  • AMAP certify, dispenses medication; topical, first aid, CPR, under professional registered nurse
  • Provided physical assistance, care as needed for individuals in accordance with the human rights commission, as well as the consumer's plan. Under the guidance of OPWDD, health & safety
  • Documented progress notes, goals and made suggestions to the social workers, nurses and physicians about the continuity of care of individuals ever six months to revise their plan and goals
  • Advocated for all individuals in the home also in the community while interacting with day programs
  • Knowledge of company's personnel manual, aware of Agency Policies, Practices and Procedures
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
12

Direct Care Counselor

Provided direct care supervision in short term Sub-Acute program, clients age 7 to 12 years

  • Created monthly activity calendar with in house and community activities
  • Coordinated Pet therapy program to provide Recreational therapy
  • Worked with clients daily with 1:1 and in group setting
  • Provided written documentation on client's progress daily
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Child Life
Management Certification
13

Direct Care Counselor

Ensured the safety and well being of consumers in my care

  • Developed service plan of activities geared toward developing self-esteem and self-sufficiency
  • Assisted clients with the needs of daily living
  • Engaged consumers in therapeutic, development, and recreational activities
  • Coordinated, planned, and escorted clients to and from field trips
  • Kept case file and log of daily activities and progress
  • Participated in monthly meetings and staff trainings
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
14

Direct Care Counselor

Under general supervision of clinical or higher staff to provide direct care to MICA client in a residential setting

  • Maintained a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of program clients while improving functional and minimizing interfering behaviors
  • Assisted clients in daily living activities including health & hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, and recreation which included diapering and bathing clients
  • Supervise medication dispensing
  • Provide client documentation to include shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
15

Direct Care Counselor

  • Reinforced ISP(Individual Support Plan) behavior modification for mentally challenged adolescents and adults
  • Supported work skills training by implementing program activities that reinforced established goals
  • Ensured that all clients were involved in social, recreational, and therapeutic activities to enhance personal goals
  • Transported clients to and from recreational per directives
  • Provided and participated in crisis intervention and facilitated conflict resolution among clients as needed
  • Ensured that facility was properly maintained and safe for clients
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
16

Direct Care Counselor

  • Assisted with the completion of activities of daily living of those with developmental disabilities.
  • Safely administered medications to 13 developmentally disabled consumers since 2009 after receiving AMAP certification.
  • Recorded necessary paperwork that tracked the individuals' developmental goals and outlined their progress.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
17

Direct Care Counselor

Followed rules and regulations to maintain a safe and positive environment.

  • Aided individuals in performance of daily activities, such as chores and personal hygiene.
  • Adhered to provided training to handle negative behaviors exhibited by individuals.
  • Encouraged individuals to make their own choices and to be independent.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Mathematics
Physics
18

Direct Care Counselor

As a direct care counselor my position held many responsibilities. I assisted individuals who have developmental disabilities with their daily goals far as making them as independent as possible.

  • Assisted individuals with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming
  • Engaged individuals with games, crafts, cooking, music reading, and other activities
  • Implemented floor plan assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements
  • Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly individuals
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
19

Direct Care Counselor

Administered daily medications to the residents as per their physician's chart

  • Prepared meals for the residents
  • Assisted in daily living and hygiene tasks including dressing, feeding, nail trimming, oral care
  • Accompanied residents outside of home to Doctor appointments serving as a companion
  • Performed errands as necessary
  • Assisted residents with their respective individual goals
  • Delivered care with compassion and patient dignity
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
20

Direct Care Counselor

Cared for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care and help in adjusting to new lifestyles.

  • Performed and/or monitored appropriate administration of medication.
  • Transported clients to medical appointments, whether to specialists or primary physician.
  • Assisted clients with carrying out daily functions such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Scheduled and managed clients' medical appointments.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Assisted patients in setting and meeting independent goals
  • Instruct and advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition and infant care
  • Performed a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Entertained, conversed with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Prepared and maintained records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to supervisor.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job

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