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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

Responsible for providing daily assistance to ten mentally/developmentally disabled adults on a daily basis

  • Assist consumers with personal care; washing; grooming and other hygiene; feeding, etc.
  • Work with consumers on developing daily life skills
  • Keep working environment clean at all times(OSHA)
  • Implement individual patient care plans according to instructions
  • Keep daily logs on each consumer regarding behavior, issues, etc.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Medical Assisting
22

Direct Care Counselor

Provide services and supports as identified in each assigned person's Individual Service Plan.

  • Administer medications according to physicians' orders.
  • Provide transportation for individuals to and from community outings/ activities and scheduled appointments as required.
  • Maintain confidentiality detailed logs on a daily basis for each individual
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Health Care Management
23

Direct Care Counselor

Provide all aspects of direct home care services to the developmentally disabled

  • Provide in home supervision to individuals with mild retardation
  • Assist clients with daily living needs to help them gain greater independence by using my intuition and communication skills
  • Accompany clients to medical appointments and advocate for patients with doctors and medical personnel
  • Educate and redirect client behaviors based on moods according to behavior plans
  • Administer medication to clients
  • Complete all documentation and file reports to resident supervisors, nurses and psychologists
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
24

Direct Care Counselor

Provided complete activity of daily living for adult residents.

  • Administering medications
  • Monitored behavior of residents.
  • Supervised if all residents were receiving proper medication, hygiene and basic care.
  • Supported clients with daily living such as finances, recreation, and meal preparations.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
25

Direct Care Counselor

Execution of individual client service plans, which are designed to strengthen and maximize youth self-sufficiency

  • Maintain communication with school officials, if poor academic performance, and attendance become an issue
  • Monitor and record daily activities of clients
  • Provide one-on-one advocacy to clients, assist with job searching, cooking, and other life necessities
  • Provide support to residents as well family members, connecting them to resources in the community
  • Ensure that all residents are receiving proper medication, hygiene and basic care
  • Follow protocol of the EAP in place when a client is missing or AWOL
  • Administer weekly, time and money management, workshops for clients
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
26

Direct Care Counselor

Responsible for providing direct support and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Responsible for administering medication to individuals
  • Provide assistance and instruction to each individual in basic activities of daily living
  • Provide training and support for each individual in accordance with the individuals program plan
  • Provide ongoing protective oversight to individuals living in the residence
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts
27

Direct Care Counselor

Implement and schedule monthly plan of activities to encourage quality of life.

  • Work closely with the Case Manager to identify prospective/appropriate volunteer based on individual's interest.
  • Provide intensive individualized services and advocate on the consumer's behalf.
  • Provide family support through training and crisis intervention when appropriate.
  • Follow the 3 IP philosophy and the 5 Governing Principles of OPWDD.
  • Submits daily case notes that are complete, accurate, updated and neat.
  • Comply with corporate compliance, OMIG compliance, and confidentiality and HIPAA rules.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Psychology
28

Direct Care Counselor

Provide all aspects of direct home care services to the developmentally disabled

  • Provide in home supervision to individuals with mild retardation
  • Assist clients with daily living needs to help them gain greater independence by using my intuition and communication skills
  • Accompany clients to and from medical appointments
  • Educate and redirect client behaviors based on moods according to behavior plans
  • Administer medication to clients
  • Complete all documentation and file reports to resident supervisors, nurses and psychologists
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
29

Direct Care Counselor

Assist, monitor and teach individuals with preparation of daytime activities; encourage good personal hygiene, and behavior appropriate in their home or apartment.

  • Assist Direct Care Supervisor in the assessment of each individuals abilities, interests and need areas toward independent living. Assist Direct Care Supervisor in the development of each ISP. Staff behavior and interaction with individuals shall be directed towards the attainment of goals set forth within each ISP.
  • Assist, monitor and teach individuals in budgeting skills.
  • Teach self medication skills according to DMR regulations, and when appropriate supervise in medication administration.
  • Assist, monitor and teach individuals engaging in daily chores.
  • Assist, monitor and teach individuals as needed in grocery shopping, menu planning, meal preparation and clean up.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Human Services
30

Direct Care Counselor

  • Assist/teach/monitor the individuals with daily goals such as budgeting, social skills and personal hygiene.
  • Administer medication to each person appropriately.
  • Meeting individuals needs concerning problems in a day to day routine.
  • Preform daily record keeping.
  • Handle emergency situations: 911, first aid, fire drills
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
Business Administration

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