Mental Health Worker

Writing a great mental health worker 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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Desirae Bove

desirae.bove@gmail.com | (912) 609-5497 | 823 W. South St.

Summary


Mental Health Worker with over 1 year of experience in providing direct care to clients with mental illness. Skilled in conducting assessments, developing treatment plans, and leading group therapy sessions. Committed to helping clients improve their quality of life and achieve their goals.

Experience


Mental Health Worker at Sycamore Springs, INJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a group of five clients in weekly therapy sessions focused on anger management and resolving conflict.
  • Conducted individualized assessments for each client to better understand their unique needs.
  • Successfully advocated for two clients to receive additional resources from the state mental health department.
  • Wrote progress reports for all clients documenting their goals, challenges, and successes over the course of treatment.
  • Helped one client obtain full-time employment after six months of working together.

Mental Health Worker I at Centerstone, INAug 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Led a group of 10 patients in weekly therapy sessions focused on improving communication and coping skills.
  • Successfully advocated for 3 patients to be transferred to a higher level of care.
  • Assisted 2 patient in developing aftercare plans following their discharge from the facility.
  • Conducted initial assessment interviews with 5 new patients admitted to the unit.

Education


Associate's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Ivy Tech Community CollegeSep 2017 - May 2021

How to provide mental health counseling to individuals, couples, and families.

Skills


  • Listening
  • Empathy
  • Communication
  • Active listening
  • Problem solving
  • Conflict resolution
  • Stress management

Blanch Stratmeyer

blanch.stratmeyer@gmail.com | (751) 534-8617 | Bloomington, IN

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience working as a Mental Health Worker. I am passionate about helping others and providing support to those who need it. I have excellent communication and organizational skills, which has helped me succeed in this field. I am able to build rapport with clients quickly, and create a safe and supportive environment for them to express themselves.

Experience


Mental Health Worker at Community Health Network, INMar 2022 - Present

  • Reduced patient suicide risk by 60% through regular check-ins and implementing a support system.
  • Led group therapy sessions that helped patients feel more comfortable discussing personal issues.
  • Wrote individualized treatment plans for each patient that addressed their unique needs.
  • Met with patients' families to update them on progress and ensure they felt supported.
  • Successfully advocated for increased funding from the city government to improve mental health services in the community.
  • Worked closely with police department to develop crisis intervention training program.

Mental Health Worker I at Eskenazi Health, INAug 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Assisted in the development of individualized treatment plans for clients with mental health disorders.
  • Led group therapy sessions on topics such as anger management and stress reduction.
  • Conducted intake interviews to gather information about client history and symptoms.
  • Provided crisis intervention services to clients experiencing a mental health emergency.
  • Educated families and caregivers about mental illness and available resources.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss client progress.

Education


Associate's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Ivy Tech Community CollegeSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to communicate with people who have mental health issues, how to help them and how to work with different types of mental health disorders.

Skills


  • Active listening
  • Empathy
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Patience
  • Flexibility