There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a case therapist. For example, did you know that they make an average of $20.85 an hour? That's $43,365 a year!
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 11% and produce 81,200 job opportunities across the U.S.
There are certain skills that many case therapists have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed communication skills, emotional skills and problem-solving skills.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a case therapist, we found that a lot of resumes listed 56.7% of case therapists included substance abuse, while 11.1% of resumes included community resources, and 9.0% of resumes included treatment plans. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the case therapist job title. But what industry to start with? Most case therapists actually find jobs in the health care and non profits industries.
If you're interested in becoming a case therapist, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 9.5% of case therapists have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 74.6% of case therapists have master's degrees. Even though most case therapists have a college degree, it's impossible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a case therapist. When we researched the most common majors for a case therapist, we found that they most commonly earn master's degree degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on case therapist resumes include doctoral degree degrees or associate degree degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a case therapist. In fact, many case therapist jobs require experience in a role such as internship. Meanwhile, many case therapists also have previous career experience in roles such as case manager or counselor.
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In addition to switching up your job search, it might prove helpful to look at a career path for your specific job. Now, what's a career path you ask? Well, it's practically a map that shows how you might advance from one job title to another. Our career paths are especially detailed with salary changes. So, for example, if you started out with the role of therapist you might progress to a role such as case manager eventually. Later on in your career, you could end up with the title director of social services.
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The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 56.7% of case therapists listed substance abuse on their resume, but soft skills such as communication skills and emotional skills are important as well.