Mental Health Assistant

Writing a great mental health assistant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Eleanore Fleischmann

eleanore.fleischmann@gmail.com | (788) 509-5920 | 10 Downing Street

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as a Mental Health Assistant. I am passionate about helping others and providing support to those who need it. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which has allowed me to build strong relationships with clients. I am able to provide emotional support and guidance, while also remaining professional at all times. My goal is always to help clients feel comfortable discussing their mental health concerns so that they can begin working towards recovery.

Experience


Mental Health Assistant at Bellevue Hospital Center, NYApr 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in the development and implementation of an outpatient mental health program that served 100 clients within 6 months.
  • Developed and implemented a new case management system for tracking client progress which resulted in increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Led weekly group therapy sessions for 10-12 clients with various mental health diagnoses.
  • Conducted individualized counseling sessions with 20 clients per week on average.
  • Monitored medication side effects and reported any changes to psychiatrists.
  • Successfully advocated for 4 patients who were at risk of being discharged from the hospital.

Associate Mental Health Assistant at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in the development and implementation of treatment plans for 20 patients with mental illness.
  • Monitored patient progress and documented changes in condition.
  • Led 10 group therapy sessions per week on topics such as anger management, stress reduction, and coping with anxiety disorders.
  • Conducted individualized counseling sessions with patients to address specific issues such as substance abuse, relationship problems, or trauma.
  • Provided crisis intervention services to 15 patients experiencing a psychiatric emergency.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss patient care.

Education


Associate's Degree in Mental Health Assistance at Adelphi UniversitySep 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to communicate effectively with people who have mental illness, how to provide support to them, and how to collaborate with mental health professionals.

Skills


  • Active listening
  • Empathy
  • Nonjudgmental attitude
  • Patience
  • Respectful communication
  • Self-awareness • Ability to build rapport

Pascha Cedillo

pascha.cedillo@gmail.com | (162) 245-6726 | Oxford, MS

Summary


I am a Mental Health Assistant with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds, and have gained valuable insight into the challenges faced by those dealing with mental health issues. I am passionate about helping others, and my goal is to provide support and assistance to those who need it most. I am patient, caring, and understanding, and will go above and beyond to ensure that my clients receive the best possible care.

Experience


Mental Health Assistant at Company 1: Mental Health Assistant, MSMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed training program to become a Mental Health Assistant.
  • Worked with clients one-on-one to help them manage their mental health symptoms and develop healthy coping mechanisms.
  • Successfully advocated for client needs and connected them with resources in the community.
  • Maintained detailed clinical documentation of client progress in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Collaborated effectively with multidisciplinary team members to provide comprehensive care for clients.

Associate Mental Health Assistant at Company 2: Mental Health Assistant, MSSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Provided direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional.
  • Assisted in developing and implementing individualized treatment plans.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions on topics such as anger management, coping skills, and healthy relationships.
  • Led weekly recreation activities for patients including yoga and hiking.
  • Monitored patients' progress and documented changes in their condition.

Education


Associate's Degree in Mental Health Assistance at Mississippi State UniversityAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned communication, assessment, and intervention skills while studying for my Associate's Degree in Mental Health Assistance.

Skills


  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Empathy
  • Patience
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution