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Mental Health Workers care for patients who are mentally ill or have behavioral problems. An average example resume for Mental Health Worker describes duties such as monitoring patient condition, involving them in recreational activities, restraining violent patients, handling admissions and discharges, and administering medication. The most successful resume samples also highlight the ability to interact with people with behavioral problems, a caring personality, communication skills, and organization. Some Mental Health Workers hold just a high school diploma, while an Associate's Degree maximizes a candidate's chances of getting a job in the field.

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1

Mental Health Worker

Provided housing support and some case management for adults who are homeless and affected by chronic mental illness.

  • Lead supportive groups that encouraged problem solving skills.
  • Daily milieu contact that encouraged socialization and reduced isolation.
  • Documented appropriate clinical information in a timely fashion.
  • Maintained "billable hour" quotas (minimum 3 hours per shift).
  • Assessed patient's safety and communicated status to licensed health professional as needed and in emergency situations.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Mental Health Worker

Assisted nurses with the care of patients in all units including daily activities, meals and personal hygiene.

  • Provided 1:1 patient supervision.
  • Completed reports and documentation comprised of focus notes.
  • Monitored vital signs and provided emotional support.
  • Assessed environment for safety hazards.
  • Communicated patient status to registered nurse.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Translation And Interpretation Studies
BA
Psychology
3

Supervisor-mental Health Worker

Supervised residential staff of up to six employees in a residential treatment program.

  • Conducted a comprehensive psycho-social assessment in collaboration with the treatment team.
  • Provided assistance with daily living skills and monitored clients progress by documenting through behavioral charts.
  • Handled crisis intervention as necessary including but not limited to conflict resolution, one on one or group counseling at the group home.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
4

Mental Health Worker

Provided one-on-one assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities in their activities of daily living.

  • Assisted clients with medication, transportation to and from appointment and community outings using company-approved van.
  • Increased clients' participation in group activities aimed at improving their social skills and mental health.
  • Documented clients' progress and worked with their individual team of healthcare professionals to facilitate clients' recovery.
  • Professional Achievement - Awarded Certificate of Achievement for outstanding performance and reliability.
  • Personal Interests & Activities - Tutoring, volunteering, coaching soccer, etc.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Arts
5

Mental Health Worker

Under supervision, monitored consumers with a Mental Health or dual diagnosis in a 24/7 community residential program.

  • Observed, documented and provided reports on consumer behavior and progress.
  • Provided education on daily living skills, such as budgeting, household chores and meal preparation.
  • Assisted with transportation and linked consumers to community resources.
  • Maintained required paperwork and documentation.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Psychology
BS
Psychology
6

Mental Health Worker

Managed about 10 patient cases which included coordination with other programs, patient referrals, and on-going documentation of patient progress or regression

  • Conducted psychosocial assessments on mentally-ill patients to determine vocational readiness, cultural and substance abuse dependency
  • Counseled patients on the attainment of life goals outlined in their recovery program
  • Facilitated workshops for mentally-ill patients to teach skills such as communication, stress-management, teamwork, and overcoming substance abuse
  • Responsible for the intake and admission of all mentally ill patients
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
7

Mental Health Worker

Provided immediate therapeutic interventions for children, adolescents, and adult patients diagnosed with psychiatric disorders; mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders in times of crisis.

  • Assisted a treatment team of nurses, social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists to carry out patient's individualized treatment plans.
  • Led or co-led a variety of therapeutic groups addressing topics that included substance abuse, self-injurious behavior, family dynamics, and impulsive behaviors.
  • Encouraged patients to utilize new skills acquired in a crisis situation.
  • Kept accurate and timely documentation on patients that was utilized by multi-disciplinary team in the development of clinical plan and to measure patient compliance with treatment.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling
8

Mental Health Worker/cna

Provided patient care for 30 clients in a locked unit with various mental illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, personality disorders, and substance abuse

  • Administered EKG's, monitored vital signs, and obtained and distributed specimens
  • Followed hospital procedures for admitting and discharging patients
  • Restrained and deescalated agitated patients.
  • Ensured instructions were followed prior to all scheduled testing and procedures including ECT treatments.
  • Maintained thorough documentation and provided the Charge Nurse with all required information.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Anatomy And Developmental And Abnormal Psychology
9

Mental Health Worker

Responsible for general upkeep and care of 11-bed assisted living facility for the mentally ill

  • Maintained, administered and provided instruction for all medications
  • Provided therapy groups, including nutrition, ADLs and self-care education
  • Supervised cooking and appropriate allocation of foodstuffs
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Nutrition Science
10

Mental Health Worker

Worked in a Therapeutic Residential Child Care Facility with children, ages 5 to 12

  • Facilitated group activities and planned daily schedule of milieu
  • Provided therapeutic interventions to support children emotionally and behaviorally
  • Administered medications and documented on MARS accurately
  • Updated treatment plans, evaluating child's areas of growth and development or needs
  • Determined child's or group's level of behavioral regulation and responded accordingly
  • Conducted therapeutic physical managements to assist escalated children
  • Maintained safety and structure of milieu in times of crisis
  • Responsible for scheduling medical appointments and provided transportation
  • Trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics
  • Assisted children with developing life skills and promoted age-appropriate behavior
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience

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