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Objective

To obtain a position as a mental health counselor intern in a challenging and professional environment.To perfect my skills and to learn new techniques furthering my goal of becoming licensed.

Summary

I am a state registered Mental Health Counselor Intern who expects to become licensed by August 2012. I have experience in this field since January 2009. 

Outgoing friendly personality

Love to learn

Organized

Attention to detail

Work experience

Mar 2010Present

Counselor - Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

Phoenix House
  • Maintain clinical caseload
  • Provide group, family and individual counseling
  • Insure all clinical needs of clients are met either through direct service or intra/inter agency referral.
  • Maintain current, accurate and confidential clinical charts and submit all documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Hold clients accountable when necessary for inappropriate or negative behaviors, and utilize effective confrontation techniques and behavior interventions to help improve behavior.
  • Insure immediate communication with the Program Manager on outstanding incidents for such incidents involving absconders, physical violence, suicidal threats, physical accidents involving staff/clients, and extreme negative behavior.
  • Perform drug screens on clients.
  • Adhere to all Phoenix House rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Participate in staff meetings and training exercises as directed.
Jan 2009Dec 2009

Student Counselor - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

  • Case management
  • Conducting intake interviews
  • Providing supportive counseling in individual therapy
  • Co-facilitating psychotherapy groups
  • Consulting with a multidisciplinary treatment team and a senior counselor for review and approval of counseling strategies
  • Providing ongoing treatment after discharge
  • Helping individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting and marital problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional heath
  • Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment
20042007

Assistant Property Manager

Paradigm Properties

Assistant Property Manager

  • Supervision and scheduling of leasing specialists, maintenance and vendors
  • Training of employees
  • Execution of rental leases
  • Resolution of resident concerns
  • Handling of business banking / financial transactions
  • Input computer data

Manager Trainee

  • Performed the above Rental Manager duties in a training atmosphere

Leasing Consultant

  • Gave property tours
  • Execution of rental leases
  • Assist residents and future residents
  • Input computer data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Programs

Education

20062009

Masters

Argosy University
  • Member of Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society 2008
  • GPA 3.59
20022004

Bachelors of Science

University of Florida

  • Minor in Education
  • GPA 3.4

Skills

Computer Software and Hardware
Electronic Medical Records

Certifications

May 2011May 2014

Basic First Aid

American Safety & Health Institute/Health Coach Plus
May 2011May 2013

Bloodborne Pathogens

American Safety & Health Institute/Health Coach Plus
May 2011May 2013

CPR and AED

American Safety & Health Institute/Health Coach Plus