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Mental Health Specialists provide support to patients diagnosed with mental illnesses. Typical duties highlighted on a Mental Health Specialist example resume are counseling patients, assessing mental status, developing treatment plans, monitoring patient progress, and maintaining records of patient interactions. A well-written resume sample for Mental Health Specialist should mention qualifications like clinical skills, medical teamwork, counseling expertise, bedside manners, effective communication, knowledge of CPR and first aid, and recordkeeping. A Master’s Degree in psychology or counseling is usually required.

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Mental Health Specialist/counselor

Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.

  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Counsel clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist them in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
12

Mental Health Specialist

  • Work on an ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) team with the main premise of housing the homeless with severe mental illness
  • Assist with completing and working towards their ISP (Individual Service Plan)
  • Assist clients with managing their daily basic needs
  • Link clients with local community resources
  • Tender Mercies Liaison; assist clients with attaining and maintaining appointments
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Human Services
BA
Social Work
MA
Social Work
13

Mental Health Specialist

  • Certified new staff on “CPI” (Crisis Prevention Intervention). Verbal de-escalation techniques, physical holds and restraints.
  • Assisted Patients during ECT treatment.
  • Led patient therapeutic groups (Creative writing groups, Challenges and Goals groups, Activity groups, etc.).
  • Documented group notes and patient progress notes.
  • Assisted patients with daily living routines.
  • Utilized de-escalation strategies to assist patients with self-regulation.
  • Managed complex patient situations.
  • Monitored patient’s safety and well-being.
  • Collected specimens, obtained vital signs and weights.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
14

Mental Health Specialist

  • Assists in the direct care and management of patients as prescribed by the psychiatrists, therapists and treatment team
  • Provides training, guidance and leadership to mental health associates as well as identifying areas of improvement and make recommendations in collaboration with the Nurse Manager
  • Provides social, emotional and cognitive treatment through counseling interventions
  • Develops, plans and implements daily therapeutic intervention treatment programs for the Pediatric & Adolescent populations
  • Implements behavioral support plans that focuses on addressing and enhancing the patient's social, emotional, cognitive and mental health issues and needs
  • Provide daily therapeutic milieu management
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Medical Billing & Coding
BS
Therapeutic Recreation
MS
Health Services Management
15

Mental Health Specialist

  • Taught children with behavior challenges on how to handle day to day issues in a positive way
  • Discussed treatment plans with parents and counselors
  • Monitored changes and outcomes of children's behavior
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Surgical Technology
16

Mental Health Specialist

  • Administer counseling and casework services to 25 patients, including adults and adolescents.
  • Provide crisis intervention services to patients who are a danger to themselves or others.
  • Monitor patients' treatment progress and keep track of his or her mental status.
  • Analyze patient behavior and group interactions to improve treatment processes.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Global Health Policy And Management
17

Mental Health Specialist

  • Conduct therapeutic physical managements to assist troubled children
  • Assist children with developing life skills and promote age-appropriate behavior
  • Update treatment plans, evaluating child's areas of growth and development needs
  • Document appropriate behavioral health information in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
18

Mental Health Specialist

  • Administer and deliver mental health counseling services to individuals and families
  • Provide crisis intervention services to clients
  • Monitor client’s treatment progress and keep track of his or her mental status by creating and maintaining written records
  • Act as a liaison between the youth and family and the service team and other providers
  • Develop and maintain various supports and services in the community for the youth and family
  • Assist the youth and family with identifying and establishing relationships with natural supports
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Family And Consumer Sciences
19

Mental Health Specialist

  • Worked with patients and families to determine the goals for treatment.
  • Collaborate with other mental health practitioners to develop treatment plans for patients
  • Conduct individual group therapy sessions for patients suffering from mental illness.
  • Assist in the oversight of group therapy sessions and ensure safety of patients and other specialists.
  • Assist with determining the need for rehabilitation assessment.
  • Make treatment recommendation for patients suffering from mental illness, and emotional and substance abuse problems.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Graduate
BS
Psychology
20

Mental Health Specialist

  • Complete intakes, assess mental health needs and refer to Clinical Psychiatrist for further evaluation.
  • Fulfilled the duties of a role model and leader for both youth and employees.
  • Maintains effective comminution with treatment team and clients
  • Create and maintain a support system for clients and coworkers
  • Displayed remarkable skills in implementing crisis prevention and intervention techniques
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Leisure Studies
MA
Criminal Justice

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