Top Counselor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Counselor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Counselor resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.4% of Counselor resumes contained Treatment Plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Counselor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Counselor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Developed treatment plans to address problems identified in psycho-social assessment and reviewed on a regular basis to insure appropriateness of goals.
  • Supervised children during group activities, provided one-on-one counseling, and worked collaboratively to implement children's treatment plans.
  • Assessed clients and formatted treatment plans which may have included hospitalization, ambulatory detoxification, and/or medication management.
  • Conduct comprehensive patient assessments and the development and implementation of patient treatment plans according to State regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitate Education sessions, participate in weekly treatment plans, evaluation and assessment weekly documentation and charting.
  • Conducted mental status intake examinations to diagnose disorders and development treatment plans; participated in plan implementation.
  • Provide case management, conduct Bio-Psychosocial Assessment and develop Master Rehabilitation and individualized treatment plans.
  • Documented clinical and behavioral assessment reports evaluating treatment plans in a high management treatment facility.
  • QMRP-Provided assisted living support in accordance with prepared treatment plans to adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • Developed and maintained individualized treatment plans (IRP) including measurable objectives and interventions.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of youth treatment plans, and executing behavioral/educational/programs.
  • Developed, evaluated, and implemented treatment plans in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaborated with other team members to develop, implement and revise individualized treatment plans.
  • Created individualized treatment plans to assist with recovery efforts to support re-entry into society.
  • Developed effective individualized treatment plans that addressed issues related to addiction and recovery.
  • Recorded significant interactions and behavioral data to complete paperwork and develop treatment plans.
  • Partnered with multidisciplinary treatment teams to develop treatment plans and therapeutic strategies.
  • Collaborated with other professionals to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Complete intake and initial assessment evaluations, development and implement treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with primary counselors and assisted in developing relevant treatment plans.

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2. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided crisis intervention, treatment and resource referrals, supervised consultations and managed care clinical assessments for Employee Assistance Programs nationwide.
  • Coordinated intake/crisis intervention services for adolescents in residential care, including conducting daily group sessions Volunteer coordinator and supervisor of student interns
  • Provided support services including case management, crisis intervention, and individual counseling to mentally ill and dual diagnosis individuals.
  • Developed treatment plans, provided crisis intervention and time limited and time unlimited therapy using a variety of therapeutic approaches.
  • Perform therapeutic crisis intervention restraints as necessary in order for clients to deescalate during moments of heightened stress and agitation.
  • Administered client intakes; conducted individual therapy; utilized crisis interventions; and case conceptualization with victims of domestic violence.
  • Identified unmet emotional needs through crisis intervention, provided positive behavior support in accordance to each individuals service plan.
  • Functioned as support staff and facilitated group counseling and crisis intervention with patients participating in the residential treatment program.
  • Performed comprehensive EAP clinical services to designated clients including therapeutic sessions, crisis intervention, and on-call crisis coverage.
  • Reported all inmate accidents, injuries and behavioral incidents in writing to supervisor and conducted appropriate crisis intervention.
  • Provided one-to-one individual sessions and crisis interventions sessions where social and coping skills were taught and implemented.
  • Provided crisis intervention, case management and advocacy through working directly with county family services and probation.
  • Scheduled all activities, while implementing behavior modification techniques, crisis intervention, and therapeutic strategies.
  • Rendered 24-hour crisis intervention in-home services to rural disadvantaged families involved with Children Youth Services.
  • Provided crisis intervention counseling for victims of domestic violence, focusing on model of self-empowerment.
  • Provided supportive listening and crisis intervention to a wide range of callers experiencing psychological distress.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups and provided crisis intervention in this residential, eating disorder treatment facility.
  • Provided safe crisis interventions and post-event accountability to anticipate and cope with future stressful situations.
  • Provided crisis intervention and community coordination for domestic violence and abused or neglected children.
  • Resolved client/employee conflicts by providing crisis intervention solutions and promoted a safe work environment.

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3. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Advocated for participants seeking housing, legal advice and mental health services while encouraging and facilitating participant's independent action plan.
  • Conducted comprehensive clinical assessments on all patients to determine criteria for hospital admission or referral to outpatient mental health services.
  • Responded to telephone and face-to-face inquiries of individuals seeking mental health care or information regarding mental health services.
  • Facilitated assessments and conducted individual and group counseling and supplied Referral listings for permanent mental health services.
  • Bridged mental health services to individuals ready to reenter into the community from a supervised hospital setting
  • Provided initial triage and facilitated referrals to appropriate inmate mental health services within the institution.
  • Worked primarily with uninsured or under-insured families with limited resources to obtain mental health services.
  • Provided mental health services/therapy/case management to severely, persistently ill adults residing in transitional housing
  • Provide day-to-day support for adolescents in a residential setting including mental health services.
  • Provided services linkages and facilitated access to mental health services as clinically appropriate.
  • Assessed & provided psycho-educational, vocational and mental health services.
  • Provided authorization for outpatient and inpatient mental health services.
  • Provided intensive, home-based, family centered case management and mental health services for families to prevent out-of-home placement of children.
  • Served as counselor for at-risk adolescents receiving Department of Mental Health services, under the guidance of a licensed professional.
  • Respected the Hopi cultural intricacies to become the first Non Hopi woman to provide mental health services on the Reservation.
  • Provide diagnosis, assessments, and ongoing treatment to assigned clients, families, and caregivers seeking mental health services.
  • Participate in San Quentin educational and outreach events to provide information on mental health services and general reentry planning needs.
  • State hospital liaison for additional crisis services and TAPP coordinator, which assist with linkage to community mental health services.
  • Assist in the development of mental health services and providing direct services to all patients admitted by the GPHA.
  • Reviewed, assessed, and linked callers with informational and to external mental health services as needed and requested.

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4. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Developed and implemented an extra intensive out-patient program for individuals struggling with repeated relapses while in out-patient treatment for substance abuse.
  • Facilitate individual and group substance abuse treatment and opiate specific treatment programs, completed individualized treatment plans and daily progress note.
  • Counseled individuals regarding psychiatric, substance abuse, behavior modification, rehabilitation, social adjustments, and vocational training.
  • Developed comprehensive assessments of client's substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and prepared individualized development treatment plans.
  • Utilized collaborative, narrative, and cognitive-behavioral therapeutic interventions toward providing clients with insight regarding substance abuse issues.
  • Facilitated group-counseling sessions at the in-patient substance abuse program at Camp Lester Hospital for alcohol rehabilitation patients.
  • Served on interdisciplinary team of counselors to provide case management and substance abuse prevention services for women.
  • Developed and facilitated peer supervision among colleagues on ethics, substance abuse, multiculturalism and domestic violence.
  • Maintained Caseload Providing Counseling Services to Students and Faculty, Ran Psycho-Educational Groups Addressing Substance Abuse.
  • Assist in the coordination of substance abuse treatment services to adolescences in a Therapeutic Community environment.
  • Provided substance abuse counseling for individuals that suffered from both mental illness and substance abuse dependency.
  • Act as liaison between Mercy and external service providers including physicians and substance abuse rehabilitation programs.
  • Conducted interviews of assigned cases to ensure safe and therapeutic Residential Substance Abuse Treatment environment.
  • Conducted thorough assessments and short-term counseling including mental health, substance abuse and vocational counseling.
  • Provided group and individual counseling to male offenders for substance abuse and criminal addictive behaviors.
  • Provided group therapy and educational sessions for families of incarcerated individuals with substance abuse addictions.
  • Conduct group and individual counseling for women completing a 90-day substance abuse rehabilitation program.
  • Provided clinical counseling for clients with different levels of substance abuse and mental/emotional disorders.
  • Provide mental health and substance abuse counseling to incarcerated youth in Community Corrections Facility.
  • Provide individual and group counseling services to women experiencing mental illness and/or substance abuse.

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5. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided individual counseling and co-facilitated group therapy sessions for adult offenders in an intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment program.
  • Conduct individual/group therapy sessions by utilizing various counseling theories such as cognitive behavioral, rational emotive and reality therapy.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions focused on anger management, emotional and social coping issues with children and multifamily groups.
  • Co-facilitated group therapy sessions for adolescents in the Choices Program, a school-based, family centered early-intervention program.
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions, family group/conjoint family sessions, and conduct lectures/seminars about alcohol and drugs.
  • Led various group therapy sessions within dual-diagnosis partial-hospitalization, intensive outpatient, transition, and geriatric units.
  • Conduct group therapy sessions with incarcerated inmates to determine suitability for the early release program.
  • Provide one-on-one counseling, treatment and continuing care planning and facilitate educational group therapy sessions.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team, coordinated discharge planning, and co-facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Group Facilitator - Co-facilitated confidential group therapy sessions for adjudicated youths in residential treatment.
  • Led prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Developed programming and curriculum for clinical staff to implement in group therapy sessions.
  • Led group therapy sessions and provided counseling to inpatient women suffering from eating disorders
  • Facilitated Group Therapy sessions to enable client to address their substance abuse/dependency problems.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Conduct individual and group therapy sessions with specialization of vocational training.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions for recovery-oriented and health and wellness groups.
  • Facilitated the group therapy sessions for displaced victims of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions for intoxicated driver's remedial education.
  • Facilitated mental health/ substance abuse individual and group therapy sessions.

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6. Intake Assessments

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Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Conduct intake assessments and orientation of consumers to determine appropriate interventions, and update ongoing assessments and individual treatment plans.
  • Completed intake assessments for residential substance abuse clients, provided case management services and offered alternative services when appropriate.
  • Provided intake assessments for individuals seeking treatment in a Psychiatric hospital designed for acute, rapid stabilization.
  • Conducted intake assessments to determine eligibility to the program or need of referral after consultation with psychiatrist.
  • Performed intake assessments, conducted ongoing evaluations, planned treatment, and provided aftercare referral information.
  • Coordinated incoming referrals, performed intake assessments, case management and assisted with developing treatment plans.
  • Conducted intake assessments on potential new patients for psychiatric inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.
  • Completed intake assessments with clients upon arrival and/or admission to this inpatient/outpatient hospital.
  • Conducted intake assessments of court-mandated and self-reporting batterers for domestic violence prevention program.
  • Conducted intake assessments and provided individual and family psychotherapy with children and adolescents.
  • Complete intake assessments to determine diagnosis and recommendations for a treatment protocol.
  • Completed intake assessments with patients and drafted community re-entry plans following treatment.
  • Completed intake assessments and provided individual and career counseling to university students.
  • Conducted intake assessments, screened and facilitated transfers for hospital admission.
  • Completed mental health intake assessments to identify mental health disorders.
  • Conducted intake assessments for survivors seeking individual or group counseling.
  • Conducted intake assessments/orientations and assigned clients to appropriate counselors.
  • Involved individual counseling sessions and group therapy Intake assessments.
  • Conducted comprehensive psycho-social assessments, and other intake assessments.
  • Completed intake assessments and counseled patients in psychiatric crisis.

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7. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated recreational activities within facility procedural guidelines.
  • Facilitated educational and recreational activities.
  • Trained residents on budgeting and money management and transported residents to their various appointments and recreational activities.
  • Supervised youth as they participated in daily camp activities, monitored their nightly recreational activities.
  • Ensured participation in treatment related services and facilitating psycho-educational and recreational activities and counseled clients.
  • Supervised campers, led recreational activities and adhered to safety regulations for children ages 8-14
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Coordinated recreational activities by creating and posting a spreadsheet with weekly activities and locations.
  • Monitored the arrival and departure of children, recreational activities and homework assistance.
  • Planned social services for residents, and provided age-appropriate recreational activities for teenagers.
  • Supervised children in literacy and recreational activities designed to provide summer learning opportunities.
  • Assist customers on regularly planned social and recreational activities including providing transportation.
  • Engage consumers as well as actively participate in social and/or recreational activities.
  • Handled the tasks of developing and implementing educational and recreational activities.
  • Assisted developmentally and intellectually disabled adults with daily tasks and recreational activities
  • Supervised and facilitated groups of 20-30 campers through various recreational activities.
  • Supervised camping activities and helped in the development of recreational activities.
  • Organize and supervise the recreational activities of visually impaired children.
  • Planned and participated in recreational activities involving the youth participants.
  • Lead recreational activities before and after school for elementary age children

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8. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Planned and supervised developmentally-appropriate daily activities.
  • Collaborated with peers in leadership capacity at recreational summer camp leading, coordinating and organizing daily activities and weekly field trips.
  • Provided 24-hour care for mentally- and physically-disabled adult campers, including assistance with personal hygiene and all daily activities.
  • Provide therapeutic environment and counseling in daily activities for children aging from 5-15 suffering from reactive attachment disorder.
  • Counseled individuals and groups weekly, bimonthly toward improving ability to participate in daily activities and life planning.
  • Generated weekly activity sheets for residents and provided data input of groups attendance and daily activities.
  • Maintain accurate data and complete detailed written documentation of consumer's daily activities in interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Participate and encourage positive participation of all students in daily activities and events.
  • Showed assertive and helpful nature while aiding intellectually disabled gentleman in daily activities
  • Created and implemented daily activities for students stationed on military base.
  • Communicated openly with children s parents about daily activities and behaviors.
  • Planned schedule to effectively and efficiently to complete required daily activities.
  • Supervised adolescents in a residential treatment facility and monitored daily activities.
  • Supervised 80 inmates and monitored their behavioral progress and daily activities.
  • Developed and implemented challenging active daily activities for groups of children.
  • Observed and recorded daily activities and implemented all social activities.
  • Facilitate group activities and transitions between daily activities.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of daily activities and health.
  • Monitored and supervised children throughout their daily activities.
  • Documented daily activities and charted development of rehabilitation.

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9. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Coordinated, facilitated and implemented educational workshops for pregnant and parenting teens related to transitional support housing and independent living programs.
  • Support female residents at an assessment and diagnostic home in the development of independent living skills to ensure successful community integration.
  • Assisted residents with receiving benefits and services within the community, gaining employment and ultimately transitioning into independent living situations.
  • Shared up-to-date information with students and parents on continuing education, vocational training, adult services and independent living.
  • Facilitate group counseling and services including independent living skills, sexual education and trauma for youths with development disabilities.
  • Coordinate groups and activities* Contraband search* Teach Independent Living skills* Provide 1:1 therapeutic intervention* Behavioral documentation and measurement.
  • Provided services, which include family stabilization for at-risk families, family reunification and emancipation to independent living.
  • Co-facilitated women's therapeutic group and created and facilitated Life Transitions group at a senior independent living facility.
  • Assisted in development and implementing of Treatment/Life Plan with measurable goals encouraging progress towards independent living and self-sufficiency.
  • Coordinate a weekly adolescent Independent Living Class focused on wellness/prevention and education for teens and young adults.
  • Provided supervision, behavior management, counseling, crisis intervention and independent living skills to eight residents.
  • Directed learning disabled young adults in developing independent living skills in a transitional residential treatment setting.
  • Implemented treatment plans and behavior management techniques, cultivated independent living skills, and administered medications.
  • Facilitated and educated adolescent girls in individual and group treatment sessions concerning life and independent living skills
  • Served as counselor in residential treatment program for developmentally disabled adults learning independent living skills.
  • Managed an independent living program for teenagers ages 16-18 pertaining to achieving a positive environment.
  • Supervised youths in independent living arrangements and prepared/maintained case records (Transitional Living Plans).
  • Developed and implemented independent living skills training programs for clients based on individual needs.
  • Facilitated weekly groups as well as individual counseling centered on independent living skills.
  • Provided independent living support and community access services via medication education/monitoring and assistance.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided general customer service, reviewing EAP benefits with clients, connecting clients to strategic partners for legal/financial consultations and work/life resources
  • Interested in a similar opportunity within a company where exceptional secretarial, computer and customer service skills will be fully utilized.
  • Promoted to positions of increasing authority and responsibility due to my strong account management, customer service scores and overall performance.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to internal and external customers; resolves any customer requests in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assisted Medicare recipients in enrolling into prescription drug plans, Provided Medicare recipients with customer service for Medicare Part D information
  • Collect payments/ explain urgency of making payments Suggest different payment options Communicate via email/phone Customer Service Work in teams and individually
  • Generated potential customers through an extensive referral system based on excellent customer service and delivering on customer expectations.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to company clientele by coordinating and developing corporate and individual membership sales and leads.
  • Prepared treatment and discharge plans for clients placed on caseload Skills Used Caseload Management Customer Service Treatment/Discharge planning
  • Make our current and potential members feel important by executing active listening and delivering excellent customer service.
  • Provided alcohol/chemical dependency assessments, case management, brief counseling, client advocacy, and customer service.
  • Make suggestions and recommendations to manager in an effort to continually improve customer service operations.
  • Executed the implementation of new protocols that improved efficiency of internal and external customer service.
  • Provided exceptional customer service and friendliness while promoting The University of Memphis to prospects.
  • Provided excellent customer service to new students and family members by communicating accurate information.
  • Provided excellent customer service and follow-up which resulted in exceeding monthly department goals.
  • Seasoned customer service specialist with background in providing advice on diverse customer situations.
  • Delivered a high-level of customer service by quickly and accurately addressing customer inquiries.
  • Provide high quality customer service and guidance to members regarding their retirement benefits.
  • Establish procedures and coordinates efforts to improve marketing/sales efforts and customer service experience.

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11. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Conducted assessments and developed individualized treatment plans and discharge planning; prepared thorough documentation and established communication with other community resources.
  • Referred individuals and family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary for community or social service programs.
  • Perform needs assessment interviews/surveys; connect families to available community resources through established collaborations and referral systems.
  • Maintained liaison with various military personnel, private treatment programs and community resources for referral purposes.
  • Advanced professional work conducting emergency assessments for clients and making referrals to community resources as appropriate.
  • Utilized professional and community resources to greater independence and overall enhance quality of life of individuals.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other school professionals and representatives of community resources.
  • Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and determined eligibility for the Medicaid program.
  • Assess need for intensive inpatient or partial hospitalization, before referring individuals to community resources.
  • Provide referents, clients, and community resources with information regarding programs and eligibility criteria.
  • Collaborated with local community resources to provide services to individuals afflicted with chronic diseases.
  • Provided information and referrals to internal resources, community resources and other assistance organizations.
  • Coordinated and provided community-based counseling to adolescents and linking students with outside community resources.
  • Monitored daily and nightly activities for people with disabilities Provided safe and reliable community resources
  • Established and maintained contact with community resources including educational and treatment facilities for groups.
  • Conducted intake interviews and facilitated connections with agency and community resources as needed.
  • Explain eligibility requirements, form completion requirements, community resources for financial assistance.
  • Counseled women who had issues surrounding pregnancy * Assisted women in accessing community resources
  • Coordinated comprehensive wrap around services to ensure optimal delivery of community resources.
  • Coordinated and provided information or assistance leading to community resources and agencies.

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12. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Prepared, recommended, and coordinated offender behavior modification reports with appropriate staff members as a result of policy adherence breaches.
  • Collaborated and engaged with other staff members to address concerns and during inter-disciplinary team weekly meetings.
  • Interacted critically and constructively with other staff members to develop and implement successful treatment techniques.
  • Supervised tutorial counselors and other ancillary staff members to ensure appropriate learning environment.
  • Directed staff members on correctly deciding how to resolve discrepancies in processing applications.
  • Supported teachers and administration staff members with discipline and educational issues.
  • Fulfilled behavior management activities with children to assist other staff members.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan activities promoting active engagement.
  • Attended clinical administrative meetings and supervisory sessions with other staff members.
  • Coordinated selected continuing education seminar and training for staff members.
  • Conferred with other staff members regarding psychological data.
  • Conducted individual supervision with staff members.
  • Provided professional development to staff members.
  • Corresponded with higher-level staff members.
  • Worked cooperatively with Staff members.
  • Created a checklist for staff members for use in physical plant improvements, and trained seven employees for assistant supervisor positions.
  • Prepared educational materials for staff members and was responsible for the care of the science facility, animals, and specimens.
  • Prepared weekly lesson plans, including currency and stock education, through research, experience, and collaboration with staff members.
  • Accompanied children entering kindergarten in the fall on field trips and helped staff members organize groups during unscheduled open times.
  • Document individual clients progress towards treatment goals and participate in case analysis and treatment team meetings with fellow staff members.

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13. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated psycho-educational groups and educational classes such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, and behavior management.
  • Developed and facilitated weekly group therapy sessions with such themes as self-esteem building, anger management and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Co-facilitated court mandated anger management and parenting groups of 8-10 clientele providing crisis intervention treatment and assessments.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups such as parenting skills, anger management, substance abuse and crime prevention awareness.
  • Provided drug/alcohol education, anger management, dropout prevention, future planning, and effective communication techniques.
  • Spearheaded effort to get grants for developing and implementing anger management programs for adolescents and adults.
  • Developed and delivered a curriculum encompassing social skills, parenting methods, and anger management techniques.
  • Teach socialization, community and adaptation skills to include anger management techniques and behavioral strategies.
  • Provide youth counseling resolving conflicts and undesirable behaviors through behavior modification and anger management techniques.
  • Facilitated psycho-educational groups for substance abuse, anger management, domestic violence and defensive driving.
  • Counseled individuals in Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence.
  • Facilitated weekly social skills building workshops including impulse control, anger management techniques etc.
  • Facilitated a women's anger management therapeutic group and co-facilitated a women's trauma group
  • Facilitated groups in cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention, and anger management.
  • Facilitated individuals and various groups including conflict/resolution, relapse prevention, anger management.
  • Conducted anger management, medication management, and behavioral based counseling sessions.
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy, specifically anger management and relapse prevention.
  • Provide individual and family counseling, substance abuse and anger management counseling.
  • Conducted supervised visits and court-approved classes for parent education and anger management.
  • Facilitated student focus groups-anger management, peer relations, conflict resolution.

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14. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Served special needs students by interpreting diagnostic tests, writing classroom accommodations and coordinating resources to meet accommodations needs.
  • Assisted residents academically with reading, writing and comprehension with an emphasis on special needs children
  • Assisted in making accommodations for special needs and differentiated instruction for vanguard students.
  • Worked with special needs children and adults Bathing/showering and changing campers Supervised campers
  • Prioritized daily care needs based on medical/psychological composite for special needs children
  • Utilized teaching students with special needs in autism rehabilitation class
  • Provided and maintained accommodations for special needs students.
  • Provided advocacy for special needs campers
  • Supervised 6-8 special needs children (ages 6-12 years old) per week; Prepared, planned, and supervised activities.
  • Organized, lead, and promoted interest in various camp activities for grade school aged children, some having special needs.
  • Served clients with special needs, learning disabilities, eating disorders, esteem issues, depression, stress and family problems.
  • Assist special needs camper in daily camp activities including sports, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing and archery.
  • Lead large groups of children (ages 10-20) with special needs ranging from mild autism to severe intellectual disabilities.
  • Assisted a special needs camper throughout the day -Facilitated camper's participation in activities and in social interactions with other campers
  • Provide testing and measurements to evaluate and place student in special programs, including gifted and special needs programs.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff at a six-week academic and recreational program for students with special needs, ages 5-18.
  • Stable hand, equine care, management of activities, special needs equine therapy participant, lifeguard, camp counselor
  • Addressed patients' clinical and special needs by maintaining referral resources to specialized services within and outside of Aegis.
  • Worked with various children of ages ranging from 5 years old to 13 years old with different special needs.
  • Advance and promote the emotional, behavioral, and developmental well-being of special needs children and their families.

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15. Positive Role Model

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Here's how Positive Role Model is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Entrusted to serve as a positive role model to youth exhibiting reliability and responsibility.
  • Organized activities to be done with the campers in order to promote team building and positive role modeling for the girls.
  • Served as a positive role model and group leader for adopted children, while acting as a peer mediator for children.
  • Acted as a positive role model as an example for the older campers to do the same with the younger campers.
  • Keep youth safe and occupied, create recreation activities for participants, maintain order in cabins, be a positive role model
  • Be a supportive and positive role model for residents ages 10 -17 as well as build rapport with these residents.
  • Model, Mentor and Monitor the Career Success Standards by following CSS principles and acting as a positive role model.
  • Provided real life examples of manhood, integrity and accountability to young men with limited to no positive role models.
  • Gain insight and knowledge to make valuable contributions to the child's/adolescent's treatment, providing support and positive role modeling.
  • Maintained positive role model behavior to demonstrate proper coping skills, skills to needed to succeed in society, etc.
  • Provided a positive role model for the children and organized activities for them that promote teamwork and healthy physical education.
  • Served as a positive role model, and provided positive social experiences at sporting events and community fund raisers.
  • Assumed responsibility of safety of youth and reported all incidences as I provided a positive role model for campers.
  • Maintain a therapeutic relationship with residents providing a supportive counseling to residents and serve as a positive role model.
  • Demonstrated a positive role model to youth and or adults and advocates on their and their family's behalf.
  • Serve as a positive role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.
  • Make sure youth's needs are being met, while being a positive role model for youth.
  • Served as a positive role model working to instill both team building skills and strong inner growth.
  • Planned and implemented program objectives and experiences while serving as a positive role model for campers.
  • Motivated to be a positive role model who provides emotional and educational support for young people.

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16. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Established and maintained a safe environment for residents by participating in activities, eliminating hazards, and assisting with learning needs
  • Monitored approximately 500 Colorado Department of Corrections inmates to maintain a controlled, secure and safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment and collaborated with co-counselors to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality care.
  • Provided a healthy and safe environment, counseled and maintained safety and security to juvenile offenders.
  • Maintained a nurturing and safe environment while actively participated and communicated with children.
  • Supervised nighttime schedules and activities and maintained a safe environment for residents.
  • Created emotionally safe environment for the expression and exploration of psychological issues
  • Applied both entertaining and educational activities for children in safe environment.
  • Provide safe environment for diverse, duel diagnosed adolescent population.
  • Maintained a safe environment with Choice Theory-Reality Therapy concepts.
  • Provided supervision and safe environment for campers.
  • Supervised residents and maintained a safe environment.
  • Maintained a physically safe environment.
  • Ensured a safe environment conducive to learning and development while maintaining strict safety and control over children in custody ages 6-18.
  • Provide a safe environment that fosters personal growth and development; promote confidence, trust, self esteem, and acceptance.
  • Maintain Safe environment Supervise and participate in activities with children Assist children with homework Lead by example in treating others with respect
  • Participate in maintenance of a clean, orderly and safe environment; report needs for repairs and maintenance to appropriate staff.
  • Supervised children of the camp, Directed Activities, Tutor, Helped Assist Trips, Provided a safe environment for the kids
  • Established routine home visits in order to evaluate family interactions and assure a safe environment for the children's potential discharge.
  • Assisted in the improvement of young girl's self-esteem by providing a safe environment while engaging in uplifting games and activities.

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17. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Supervised/trained novice domestic violence counselor/advocates.
  • Conduct ed weekly domestic violence psycho-educational group Healing From Domestic Violence serving agency residents and community clients affected by domestic violence.
  • Provided individual counseling, case management, advocacy, accompaniment and referral services to domestic violence victims and their families.
  • Facilitated psycho-educational and therapeutic domestic violence treatment groups for men and women in a court mandated program for violators.
  • Provide time-limited therapy for victims of domestic violence of a diverse population, both voluntary and court-mandated clients.
  • Collected and analyzed data concerning exit satisfaction surveys and submitted information to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Provided individual counseling to adult female victims of domestic violence residing in the emergency domestic violence shelter.
  • Provide counseling and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and homeless women/children in shelter setting.
  • Provided on-site telephone and office crisis counseling to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Complete investigations and family assessments for services conducive to domestic violence and sexual offenses.
  • Facilitated individual and group counseling sessions of the implications and complexities of domestic violence.
  • Conducted group therapy for victims of domestic violence and provides crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Facilitated domestic violence groups for perpetrators of domestic violence involved in Integrated Domestic Violence Court
  • Provided therapeutic counseling services for women and their children in domestic violence situations.
  • Developed resident information folder with community resource information and domestic violence educational materials.
  • Facilitate domestic violence and parenting psycho-educational groups with those suffering from chemical dependency.
  • Provided counseling and advocacy for women and children suffering from domestic violence.
  • Provided counseling, medication and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence.
  • Provided individual trauma counseling for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • Coordinated company events within the community to spread awareness of domestic violence.

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18. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Conferred with administrators, social workers and psychiatrists to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary meetings and involving external professionals such as educational social workers.
  • Collaborated with inter-disciplinary professionals, such as psychiatrists, nurses and social workers.
  • Assisted social workers in constructing and implementing individual treatment goals and interventions.
  • Participated in weekly clinical team/staff meetings with psychiatrist, psychologist and social workers
  • Communicate and interact with social workers to provide regular assessments.
  • Follow up with social workers, supervisors, day program professional and family to ensure that positive progress is being made.
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.
  • Worked closely with multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, and administrative staff to ensure total care objective.
  • Refer clients to other professionals, such as Social workers for Drugs and Alcohol treatment and monitor the treatment till completion.
  • Interact and communicate with social workers, psychologist and various health care professionals to develop comprehensive programs for the mentally challenged.
  • Facilitated follow-up with substance abuse counselors, social workers, and other members of the interdisciplinary team regarding clients' progress.
  • Conferred with parents, guardians, teachers, social workers, and administrators to resolve student's behavior and academic issues.
  • Worked with other professionals such as medical practitioners, psychologists, and social workers as part of a health management team.
  • Recorded and maintained daily case logs and summary reports for 8 patients under my care for the Licensed ClinicalSocial Workers.
  • Maintain liaison with patient's probation and parole officers, social workers, and other mental health professionals as needed.
  • Speak with SARMS, CPS, Prop 36 probation and parole officers, and Social Workers-send appropriate reports and documentation.
  • Observed chaplains/Rabbis, social workers and nurses at hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, home care and mental institutions.
  • Consulted frequently with Psychiatrists, Doctors, Social Workers, Lawyers, School Principals, Judges, and other professionals.
  • Consulted daily with psychiatrists, nurses, counselors and social workers to develop, implement and evaluate patient treatment plans.

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19. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Attended numerous financial counseling seminars and conferences that assisted me in developing lesson plans to train personnel assigned to Okinawa.
  • Developed individual lesson plans, lead group counseling sessions, and administered educational placement tests.
  • Provided educational lectures, developed lesson plans, and counseling for behavioral modification programs
  • Developed and executed cultural, lesson plans to actively engage students.
  • Prepared lesson plans and submitted weekly reports based on accomplished activities.
  • Directed developmentally appropriate activities for 20 members including weekly lesson plans.
  • Developed lesson plans regarding social and emotional development.
  • Developed lesson plans and monitored daily routines.
  • Devised and executed psycho-education lesson plans.
  • Created daily lesson plans to encompass all children's needs, including art, music, reading, and motor skills.
  • Coordinated with supervisors to develop lesson plans, develop activities targeted towards the youth, and to handle parent complaints and concerns
  • Developed curriculum and lesson plans to teach children and teens on the Autism Spectrum, while implementing treatment of client behavior.
  • Created lesson plans to help students learn to use Microsoft Office, Google and learn the various parts of the computer.
  • Coordinated and supervised 4 daily youth activities (weekly trips, educational lesson plans, exercise, and outdoor activities).
  • Created weekly lesson plans using different curriculum (WHY TRY, Safe and Civil Schools, Think Social, etc.)
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans to provide appropriate therapeutic services to the clients assigned to the After School Day Treatment Program.
  • Planned and executed lesson plans for the children, producing work that other counselors copied to give to their children.
  • Implement tools to develop the children learning and motor skills * Responsible for making lesson plans for the children every week
  • Created own lesson plans to teach children a variety of science lessons, primarily focused on environmental science and conservation.
  • Created and executed nature- and ecology-related lesson plans designed for children ranging from 4 to 12 years of age.

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20. Small Groups

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Here's how Small Groups is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided academic assistance one-on-one or in small groups with youth- giving individual attention to youths needs and abilities and fostering self-confidence.
  • Supervised small groups of adolescents, model appropriate socialization/behaviors.
  • Supervised small groups of campers in structured and unstructured activities; cared for individual and group needs among staff and campers.
  • Worked with adults with developmental disabilities in a behavioral rehabilitation day program in small groups as well as one on one.
  • Negotiated, compromised, disciplined, and organized games for children in small groups and one on one, ages 4-12.
  • Organized and directed activities and crafts for small groups and assisted in planning and implementation of scheduled large group activity nights.
  • Participated in outreach educating community about STARRY and child abuse prevention through health fairs, speaking engagements, and small groups.
  • Work with individual and small groups of students to reinforce learning of new material or skills introduced by the teacher.
  • Job Description: Check-in/check-out students, take up money, monitor activities, set up for events, lead small groups
  • Perform Small Groups, Mental Health groups and Structured activities groups to be able to discuss present intervention tools.
  • Worked with small groups of children, ranging from one to fourteen years old, focusing on literacy skills.
  • Provided guidance in the classroom and with small groups as well as individual counseling and crisis intervention when needed.
  • Teach Nursery-2nd grade guidance lessons, counsel individual and small groups, and transition work with students and parents.
  • Worked with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially taught.
  • Developed and prepared group topics to facilitated small groups of 8-10 people focusing on substance and mental illness.
  • Provided care in 1:1 ratio and small groups Accomplishments I worked three consecutive summers with Easter Seals.
  • Counseled with students individually, in small groups, or with entire classes on a one-to-one basis.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Lead small groups of under-prepared and dis-advantaged, low income, disabled, first generation students.
  • Acted as leader of small groups of children ages 8-14 that stay overnight for 1-2 weeks.

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21. Conflict Resolution

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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated groups that focused on teaching cognitive restructuring, skill building, alternative behaviors, conflict resolution tactics and communication skills.
  • Provided individual and group counseling, facilitated daily crisis interventions and conflict resolution through mediation sessions with youth and families.
  • Conducted psycho-educational groups presenting topics including drug education, relapse prevention, decision making skills, conflict resolution etc.
  • Produced written / oral presentations with linguistic characteristics in organization relationships and conflict resolutions for effective audience response.
  • Provide advocacy, counseling and support of personal and emotional issues, including crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions geared toward social skills and behavioral interventions, and conflict resolutions.
  • Facilitated stable relationships with residents along with modeling positive social interactions and conflict resolution.
  • Monitored operations to ensure safety and provided conflict resolution assistance throughout shelter as needed.
  • Completed TCI training affiliated with Cornell University on restraining hostile adolescents and conflict resolution.
  • Conducted parenting groups and coordinated character education, mentoring, and conflict resolution programs.
  • Utilized advanced communication skills regarding group and individual dynamics, conflict resolution intervention techniques.
  • Directed individual and group counseling sessions focused on goal setting and conflict resolution.
  • Reduced amount of aggressive behaviors of youth through effective counseling and conflict resolution.
  • Developed and delivered seminars on conflict resolution, budgeting, and time management.
  • Instructed consumer in daily living skills, socialization skill enhancement and conflict resolution.
  • Worked with the resident's case-manager discussing conflict resolution and crisis management.
  • Led Student- Teacher-Community Intervention with emphasis on classroom management and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitate groups on Conflict Resolutions and Criminal Thinking for Residential Treatment Center.
  • Utilized Applied Behavior Analysis techniques to support appropriate behaviors and conflict resolution.
  • Perform conflict resolution related task between camp participants which prevented further escalation.

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22. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Implemented group projects, encouraged participation, responded to and resolved behavioral issues according to management code of conduct.
  • Rehabilitate and community Re-entry to people who have acquired a severe brain injury and may have developed behavioral issues
  • Provided supportive counseling, training, and community integration to adolescence/adults with intellectual disabilities/mental retardation and/or behavioral issues.
  • Provide in home and community based counseling to individuals who have experienced trauma and/or displaying behavioral issues.
  • Supervised and attended youth with mental disabilities, severe behavioral issues and/or minor offenders transition into society.
  • Develop and facilitate psycho-educational therapy groups to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues with clients.
  • Facilitated treatment groups requiring strong assertiveness skills to confront clients with severe manipulation and behavioral issues.
  • Impacted lives of young students identified with behavioral issues negatively impacting their educational and social lives.
  • Counseled couples, family and individuals including children and adolescents for emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Provided behavioral intervention and progress notes on residents' daily interactions and behavioral issues.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans for patients diagnosed with substance abuse and behavioral issues.
  • Provided social and emotional support for children with emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Communicated with parents in regard to participation and behavioral issues and accomplishments.
  • Supervised and facilitated activities for boys ages 8-12 with emotional/behavioral issues.
  • Provide academic guidance Help overcome social problems or behavioral issues
  • Provided security and support to clients with developmental/behavioral issues.
  • Communicate directly with parents about behavioral issues or concerns.
  • Provided support for conflict management and behavioral issues.
  • Coordinate Treatment Plans/Design Programs for Patient Recovery/Manage Behavioral Issues
  • Informed parents on behavioral issues and communicated company policy

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23. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Earned certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Certified in Mediation Management and CPR
  • Maintained CPR/First Aid, Medication Manager, CPI Training, and CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) during my employment.
  • Complete required skills training, including Protective Action Response (PAR), CPR and First Aid, and CORE training.
  • Trained in CPR and First Aid, American Sign Language, issues concerning the adult/child's health, and sensitivity talk.
  • Maintain current status in core training curriculum which includes, but not limited to NCI, CPR and First Aid.
  • Assumed responsibility for the safety and care of children of all ages with a certification in First Aid and CPR.
  • Attended treatment team and monthly staff training; including anger management, first aid, CPR, and program supervision.
  • SOLVE Certified (various holding techniques for clients attempting to harm themselves or someone else) CPR/First Aid Certified.
  • Relocated to upstate New York, completed CPR and First Aid training and completed extensive swimming and lifeguard training.
  • Maintained my certifications for First Aid, CPR, and MED CORE for handling and distribution of medications.
  • Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the resort safety regulations, along with maintaining CPR Certifications.
  • Specialized training: Adult CPR, Community Water Safety, First Aid Basics, and Defensive tactics.
  • Certified Medication Technician, Behavior Principles and Strategies, Introduction to Development Disabilities, and CPR/First Aid.
  • Provided counseling for clients; successfully completed Safe Crisis Management, 1st Aid and Adult CPR courses.
  • Trained in Physical Management Training (PMT), adult and child CPR, and First Aid.
  • Conducted interviews of patients and completed intakes, ASI's, LACPRS for Drug COURT participants.
  • Document client's updates and incidents in the facility log and perform CPR/First Aid as needed.
  • Trained Counselors and Counselors in Training to be lifeguards and trained in first aid and CPR.
  • Monitored vital signs, administered medication, perform CPR and transport to the hospital if needed.

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24. Relapse Prevention

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Here's how Relapse Prevention is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided daily individual counseling and facilitate therapeutic didactic and supportive coping skills, self-esteem, and relapse prevention skills groups.
  • Provided individual and group counseling and psycho-educational classes regarding substance abuse rehabilitation, cognitive skill development and relapse prevention techniques.
  • Supervised and conducted weekly group counseling with offender-run New Visions relapse prevention program for criminally minded and chemically dependent offenders.
  • Develop and implement crisis and recovery plan while providing individual and group counseling sessions, information and relapse prevention education.
  • Provide co-morbidity, relapse prevention, seeking safety, motivational interviewing, and addiction education in group and individual sessions.
  • Conducted weekly individual counseling sessions to develop and monitor consumer goals and facilitated relapse prevention, gender and 12-step groups.
  • Designed and implemented comprehensive Relapse Prevention Program; resulting in significant success rate increase and recognition from National CEO.
  • Prepared and conducted psycho-educational groups based on assigned program curriculum topics related to disease of addiction and relapse prevention.
  • Conducted one to two hour Relapse Prevention group counseling sessions for Federal inmates transitioning back into society upon release/parole.
  • Group facilitation of cognitive behavioral interventions in combination with individual counseling focused on relapse prevention and reentry plans.
  • Lead and facilitate weekly educational and inspirational groups with emphasis on relapse prevention, self-esteem and program policies.
  • Program specialized in addictions to drug/alcohol and pharmaceuticals, chronic pain, dual-diagnosis and relapse prevention.
  • Coordinated development of relapse prevention plans including identification of appropriate resources in the client's neighborhood.
  • Presented psycho educational lectures regarding chemical dependency, recovery, relapse prevention and related topics.
  • Provide individual, group therapy to consumers specifically focusing on coping skills and relapse prevention.
  • Facilitated group, individual and family counseling, chemical dependency education and Relapse Prevention.
  • Monitored urine screens; conducted drug relapse prevention groups and conducted individual counseling sessions.
  • Engaged participants in progressing towards goals, developing relapse prevention plans and living independently.
  • Planned and facilitated intensive outpatient and continuing care relapse prevention group counseling sessions.
  • Provided personalized written and verbal feedback to promote harm reduction and relapse prevention.

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25. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided personal care and one-on-one support for campers, gaining sensitivity to the various behavioral problems and disabilities represented.
  • Provide therapeutic intervention to seriously and persistently mentally ill adults in a comprehensive mental health personal care home.
  • Work directly with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential environment to render personal care.
  • Provided personal care, behavior intervention, and skills teaching for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
  • Provided individualized assistance with personal care, hygiene, meal preparation, transportation and medications.
  • Included personal care, activity supervision, and ability to adapt to tough wilderness situations
  • Provide client personal care and schedule of activities based on developmentally appropriate assessment.
  • Provide individualized assistance and coaching with personal care to promote proper hygiene.
  • Initiate and maintain individual personal career developmental plan folder for each student.
  • Assisted mentally disabled residents with personal care and meal preparation.
  • Help adolescents develop useful personal care habits to better themselves.
  • Performed personal care; lifted and moved non-ambulatory customers.
  • Assist with personal care activities and medication administration.
  • Provided personal care to severely mentally challenged children.
  • Administered medications and assisted with personal care.
  • Assisted persons with disabilities with personal cares
  • Job Duties: provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning, medication administration, and personal care.
  • Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Attended activities with each child, assisted with meals, personal care, bedtime, and anything else that was needed.
  • Provide individualized assistance and coaching with personal care, activities of daily living, transportation, and other areas of need.

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26. Financial Aid

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Here's how Financial Aid is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provide academic/career/social/personal/financial aid counseling and mentoring opportunities.
  • Helped students develop appropriate educational plans, as well as provide institutional information about financial aid and the college application process.
  • Supported matriculated students with issues related to registration, financial aid and housing by serving as liaison to other university departments.
  • Provided admissions counseling, academic advising and financial aid information to graduate students in the departments of Psychology and Education.
  • Provided counseling and advising services to low-income/first-generation students including personal, financial aid, career, and transfer counseling.
  • Provided post secondary counseling in conjunction with school selection, applications, apprenticeships/internships, financial aid, and scholarships.
  • Provided first generation college students with information on financial aid, academic rules, regulations and university requirements.
  • Provided academic, social and financial aid counsel and advisement to 80 students of economic and educationally disadvantage.
  • Analyzed patient financial data to determine eligibility of financial aid and assistance programs.
  • Advised over 250 incoming students about federal financial aid requirements and acquisition process.
  • Participated in all recruitment and admissions activities and financial aid packaging and processing
  • Visited high schools to explain financial aid eligibility to individual students.
  • Determine eligibility, assist students with enrollment and financial aid paperwork.
  • Deliver information on federal financial aid programs and other financial resources.
  • Provided information to students pertaining to higher education and financial aid.
  • Maintained computer records and sent correspondence regarding financial aid status.
  • Assisted students with monetary budget and financial aid application packets.
  • Executed appropriate referrals to university offices such as Financial Aid,
  • Performed financial aid screenings and requests to donor organizations.
  • Assisted prospective students with financial aid information and application process

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27. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Established & Maintained positive lines of communication with parents and/or guardians of assigned participants, including conversation, conferences and phone calls
  • Worked cooperatively with multiple county agencies by attending monthly service meetings and maintaining communication though email and phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls from patients/caregivers/parents who have experienced or witnessed a possible overdose or toxicity.
  • Entered client information into computer databases and efficiently answered and directed all phone calls.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with juveniles by conducting phone calls and in-person visits.
  • Document borrower accounts with appropriate information during or immediately following the phone calls.
  • Assessed 24-hour crisis telephone calls and determined appropriate interventions.
  • Provide Administrative support for various Departments such as answering telephone calls, assisting visitors and resolving a range of administrative inquiries.
  • Assist families on educational options through providing information via face to face meetings, phone calls, mail, and email.
  • Volunteer position: Staff (attorneys, paralegals and interns) support for Spanish speaker clients translating documents and phone calls.
  • Schedule and supervise client's weekly visits with family as well as supervise client's weekly phone calls with family.
  • Managed the front desk (e.g., answered phone calls, completed paper work, and managed child pick-up).
  • Planned, annotated and executed weekly recruiting plans that included 50-75 phone calls per day, 4 days per week.
  • Process BayCares incoming mail, invoices, medical records, faxes, filing, phone calls and correspondence as required.
  • Helped manage kids and keep them calm Assisted in taking in phone calls Organized trips Maintained a clean environment for kids
  • Assist inmates with their daily needs such as visitors, phone calls, hygiene items, writing supplies, etc.
  • Receive phone calls from persons in crisis or their families, seeking care for psychological or alcohol and drug issues.
  • Answered phone calls concerning residents, handled calls from DJJDP/DPS staff and responded to requests for information from public.
  • Answer between 30-50 phone calls daily; research cases and solve issues quickly and informatively with attention to detail.
  • Assist Manager with office duties such as writing reports, filing, and answering, and directing phone calls.

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28. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Supported adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
  • Provided individual and group therapy to individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities for the purpose of building skills and fulfilling established goals.
  • Teach daily living skills, provide individual living and group counseling, and promote community integration to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Trained as a residential habitation specialist to assist with adults with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and mental health diagnosis.
  • Assisted individuals struggling with psychiatric disorders, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse; co-facilitated therapeutic groups and documented clinical notes
  • Provided specialized independent living skills training for adults with developmental disabilities in assisted living residence licensed level 3 and 4.
  • Worked with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities Organized activities, taught independent living skills, and nutritional meal planning.
  • Provided instruction to children with autism, individual/developmental disabilities and brain injury to promote intellectual, emotional and social growth.
  • Provided care for individuals with developmental disabilities- Adapted every day activities in order to accommodate the needs of each individual
  • Assisted in implementing individualized programs appropriate to children and adolescents with autism, intellectually/developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury.
  • Provided a structured rehabilitative environment to families and facilities along the east coast for individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Worked in a University of Kansas based non-profit organization, teaching clients with severe developmental disabilities independent living skills.
  • Assigned to unit working directly with special needs adolescent male patients with both mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
  • Assist in implementing a variety of recreation programs and activities for participants who have physical and developmental disabilities.
  • Provided crisis intervention and advocacy services to adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness who needed gynecological services.
  • Assisted at other RHD residential sites which provided services for individuals with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injuries.
  • Individualized direct care or other support services as needed for youth with developmental disabilities in a residential facility.
  • Provided residential services to adults with serious mental illness, and/or co-occurring substance abuse and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Provide services to individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities and assist in developing and maintaining independent living skills.
  • Implement and monitor individualized behavioral intervention strategies for adults with developmental disabilities living in a group home.

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29. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Performed data entry when required by supervisor.
  • Greeted and assisted clients, data entry, filing, record keeping, answering phone calls, and taking messages.
  • Ask appropriate questions regarding patient's benefits and complete data entry and/or appropriate forms to document patient's benefits coverage.
  • General office duties; data entry, phones, filing, fax, spreadsheets, correspondence, monthly newsletter.
  • Called prospective students & provided information about Keystone College, answered phones, filed documents & performed data entry
  • Maintain current and accurate information in the Statewide Data System, strong data entry updating clients information daily.
  • Prepare estimates and new monthly payments Accomplishments To handle any problem/claims, excessive data entry and rearrange payment plan
  • Performed general clerical tasks such as filling, faxing, scanning, shipping, data entry, and editing
  • Performed data entry duties to input demobilizing client's DD Form 2648 into the ACAP XXI system accurately.
  • Deliver group counseling sessions, intake, maintain client treatment files, data entry and tracking of services.
  • Monitored caseload, heavy documentation, data entry, case reviews, co-ordinate treatment for ongoing program compliance.
  • Perform data entry, skip trace, payment recovery, and wage garnishments producing a tangible and positive impact
  • Assisted with document preparation and data entry for case files, including Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provide support with data entry and scanning of paper information into the College's clinical information system.
  • Perform various administrative tasks such as maintaining accurate records, recording log notes and data entry.
  • Performed data entry duties with excel, access, outlook and Banner student information system.
  • Analyze accounts from customers who called, handled data entry tasks pertaining to the call.
  • Finance, accounts management and data entry for each individual client as well as program.
  • Conduct consumer survey interviews and data entry for the grant that funds the clinic.
  • Handled administrative responsibilities including data entry, copying, faxing, and telephone duties.

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30. Service Plans

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Here's how Service Plans is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Maintain service plans and daily documentation according to established Mercy Behavioral Health Policy and Procedure as well as JCAHO regulatory/accreditation requirements.
  • Created and routinely revisited individual service plans; prepared chart documentation noting interactions and outcomes per agency and state regulations.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to at-risk youth -Maintain casework/created individual service plans -Assembly, classroom, and community presentations
  • Develop positive professional relationships with residents to facilitate care related to individual service plans and compliance with program rules.
  • Maintained up-to-date, accurate individual case records on each assigned consumer and develops measurable and objective service plans.
  • Develop, monitor implementation and training of Medicaid Waiver and non-Waiver individual service plans in a residential program.
  • Provide direct counseling and case management services to patients, including individualized service plans and aftercare services.
  • Obtained information from clients utilizing open-ended questions and Motivational Interviewing in order to develop Individualized Service Plans.
  • Formulated resident service plans that were behavioral in nature and reflected principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery.
  • Coordinate with program team members to implement Individual Service plans effectively while recommending modification if deemed necessary.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans in order to accomplish specific objectives in individualized service plans.
  • Develop Individualized Service Plans and maintain documentation about consumer as they progress in treatment.
  • Develop individualized service plans in conjunction with referring agencies, other social services.
  • Collaborated with school personal and other social service professionals regarding family service plans.
  • Followed positive behavior support, behavior intervention plans, Individualized Service Plans.
  • Devise and implement individualized service plans and intervention strategies utilizing client input.
  • Develop Individualized Service Plans to assist with establishing yearly goals and objectives.
  • Developed and implemented creative personal recovery service plans, modifying when needed.
  • Evaluated client needs to develop and implement individual comprehensive service plans.
  • Assisted with conducting initial assessments and implemented monthly service plans.

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31. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Participated as a part of Interdisciplinary team with medical personnel and other support personnel in determining patient care.
  • Provided therapeutic patient care which includes assessment and evaluation of non-medical aspect of patient care.
  • Provided behavioral intervention based on assessed needs for patients and routinely performed patient care duties.
  • Facilitated continuum of patient care through outreach and referral within hospital system and community.
  • Performed administrative duties and insurance authorizations, ensuring patient care continuity and certifying payment.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of pharmaceutical intake to ensure patient care and safety.
  • Provided direct patient care including monitoring of vital signs and administering medications.
  • Provide in-home patient care for developmentally disabled and geriatric patients.
  • Collaborated with other health professionals to coordinate patient care.
  • Conduct crisis evaluation and coordination of inpatient care.
  • Obtain insurance authorizations for in-patient care
  • Participate in patient treatment planning and implementation under the direction of nursing staff and other professional staff involved in patient care.
  • Implemented direct patient care under the supervision of the RN * Promoted patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
  • Assist with patient care tasks for older adults such as assistance with mobility and personal hygiene (ADL's)
  • Assist facility personnel in patient care, patient intervention, Family intervention, safety and maintain a safe environment.
  • Work under the direction of Patient Care Specialist to ensure all shift duties are completed and address training needs.
  • Supervised 8 to 18 counselors to provide excellent patient care and continuing education, training and professional development activities.
  • Collaborate with other patient care personnel in maintaining a high level of quality service to patients of all ages.
  • Provide group-counseling sessions as well as direct patient care to assigned patients from ages 5-70 years of age.
  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with the treatment plan and under the direction of a professional nurse.

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32. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Completed all required clinical documentation including progress notes, incident reports, and data tracking according to agency policies.
  • Generate quarterly progress reports, incident reports, budget expenditure proposals, statistical reports, and utilization reviews.
  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
  • Collected and organized student documents and reports including preparing incident reports and write-ups on student activities.
  • Reported serious incidents or sensitive situations and completes incident reports in accordance with agency policy.
  • Maintain accurate documentation including incident reports and shift logs in accordance with quality assurance standards.
  • Provided overnight supervision for campers, including dispensing medication and filing incident reports.
  • Conducted programs and activities while documenting and maintaining a daily log and incident reports
  • Perform necessary disciplinary action -writing referral/anecdotal (incident reports based on behavior).
  • Managed sole documentation and maintenance of detailed disciplinary incident reports for headquarters.
  • Draft incident reports for unplanned or unexplained resident absences or behavior.
  • Completed incident reports in accordance with Institute for Community Living policy.
  • Handled all administrative functions and accurately prepared incident reports as required.
  • Established and conducted incident reports and daily activity logs for residents.
  • Ensured superiors were aware of any problematic behavior via incident reports.
  • Prepared progress notes, incident reports and other supervisory documents.
  • Complete incident reports and personally notify parents of all incidents.
  • Completed and submitted timely incident reports and other written reports.
  • Investigated security and safety violations and wrote detailed incident reports
  • Provide daily documentation of children behavior and incident reports.

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33. Probation Officers

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Here's how Probation Officers is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided mandated and voluntary treatment for probationers and consulted with probation officers regarding issues related to mental health and risk assessment.
  • Collaborated with county caseworkers/probation officers to assist clients in scheduling home visits and phone calls and monitored effectiveness of these activities.
  • Maintained a successful, professional and collaborative relationship between schools, probation officers, courts, and community organizations.
  • Collaborated with probation officers, school representatives and other key individuals in community to support adolescents and their families
  • Oversee visitation, security, scheduling, administrative tasks questions from parents/guardians/probation officers/ group home interviewers.
  • Maintained contact with families and juvenile probation officers to update client progress and facilitate family conferences.
  • Collaborated with juvenile probation officers, recommended courses of treatment and attended delinquency review hearings.
  • Case management, responsible for contacting social services* Cooperating with Parole and Probation Officers.
  • Completed individualized youth treatment recommendations for court judge, juvenile probation officers and parents.
  • Collaborated with court personnel and probation officers to monitor and maximize client progress.
  • Coordinated custody and care of residents with court officials and juvenile probation officers.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with other professionals including probation officers and judges.
  • Attended weekly meetings and provided documentation of progress to Probation Officers.
  • Monitored progress of juvenile offenders and maintained contact with probation officers.
  • Worked closely with the justice department including clients' parole/probation officers.
  • Performed substance abuse evaluations for Probation officers in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Completed monthly progress reports for parole/probation officers on mandated clients.
  • Communicate effectively with parole and probation officers and caseworkers.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with probation officers and referral sources.
  • Assisted counselors and probation officers with caseloads.

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34. Crisis Management

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Here's how Crisis Management is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Participated in crisis management and the identification of immediate interventions and assisted with obtaining Protection from Abuse Orders.
  • Assisted and responded as needed to emergency situations involving youth while utilizing Safe Crisis Management training.
  • Counseled individuals and married couples, crisis management, adept at resolving difficult relationship issues
  • Provided counseling and advocacy services with a focus on therapy and crisis management.
  • Provided counseling and crisis management in an emotionally handicapped high school program.
  • Collaborated with treatment team in providing overall case and crisis management support.
  • Provided crisis management for patients in a safe environment with therapeutic boundaries.
  • Co-facilitated group therapy each morning, administered medication, conducted crisis management.
  • Provide crisis management, information and support in one-on-one chat online chat format
  • Employed CPI crisis management techniques when students exhibit aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviors.
  • Provided individual counseling, family counseling, crisis management and group therapy.
  • Certified regular user of Safe Crisis Management techniques and physical interventions.
  • Received advance training in crisis management, clinical and supervisory skills.
  • Utilized crisis management and behavior modification to enhance client progression.
  • Initiated and offered emotional and physical crisis management when necessary.
  • Implemented problem-solving strategies, behavior modification and crisis management techniques.
  • Initiated crisis management and intervention in the detention setting.
  • Provided crisis management and advocacy services for clients.
  • Required the ability to delegate and crisis management skills
  • Demonstrated appropriate use of safe crisis management.

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35. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Model constructive participation in all daily activities Work closely with Division Leader to ensure safety of all children
  • Perform regular inspections inside and outside facility to ensure safety of consumers and residents.
  • Implement behavior management procedures to ensure safety of children and completion of lesson activities.
  • Maintained/developed the classroom behavior intervention strategies and responded to crisis to ensure safety.
  • Communicated to campers and coworkers with brevity and precision to ensure safety.
  • Implemented physical management procedures to ensure safety of client and coworkers.
  • Evaluated foster home settings to ensure safety and appropriateness of placement.
  • Investigated home scenarios to ensure safety and a positive environment.
  • Communicated constantly with coworkers to ensure safety of campers.
  • Supervised activities to ensure safety.
  • Created and enforced rules and codes of William and Mary University as well as EFL to ensure safety of attending students.
  • Direct supervision of juveniles ordered into the Therapeutic Residential Child Care Facility (TRCCF) to ensure safety and appropriate behavior.
  • Monitored and evaluated, on an ongoing basis, programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality.
  • Worked closely with Supervisor to ensure safety of all children by maintaining a clean environment which is safe and functioning.
  • Conduct inspection drill; such as fire drill, disaster drill, Emergency drills of the facility to ensure safety.
  • Monitored 12-14 children, ages 6-12, at a residential care facility during late hours to ensure safety and support.
  • Supervised group activities for 20+ children to ensure safety, fairness and basic knowledge of rules to boost confidence.
  • Provide assistance to camp counselor and administrative leadership by supervising campers at all times to ensure safety and enjoyment.
  • Maintained the program area to ensure safety, well ventilation, and ensure well lit with emergency procedures posted.
  • Coordinate with health care providers and fitness trainers to ensure safety of individual well-being and monitoring their health.

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36. Support Services

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Here's how Support Services is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Managed outplacement project delivering training programs, producing resumes and providing support services for Celestica-Tennessee consisting of more than 200 employees.
  • Provided mental health treatment, support services, and academic assistance to emotionally and behaviorally troubled adolescents within a classroom setting.
  • Provide support services designed to maintain or restore personal independence and functioning consistent with the requirements for learning and development.
  • Counseled and empowered low income disabled participants with successful training programs community outreach and support services with high success ratings
  • Assumed primary responsibility for development of instructional materials, support services, and college/career support and counseling services.
  • Provide support services to assigned program participants which include assisting with defining personal, vocational and educational goals.
  • Referred clients to other support services, counseled individuals and provided group educational and vocational guidance and services.
  • Determine a preliminary diagnosis utilizing the DSM V criteria and provide referrals to appropriate recovery support services.
  • Assist in writing of Student Support Services grant, designed to assist economically and educationally disadvantaged students.
  • Provided behavioral health support services to women who had transitioned from residential care to outpatient programming.
  • Assist individual with daily living skills, symptom management, medication management and residential treatment support services
  • Recruited at-risk students for CAPS program, offering support services focusing on attendance improvement and dropout prevention
  • Provide crisis intervention/support services to patients assigned to other counselors when their primary counselor is unavailable.
  • Provided residential rehabilitation support services to adolescent youth with acute and chronic mental health issues.
  • Provide one-on-one behavioral support services to clients experiencing a crisis jeopardizing their current placement.
  • Provided case management and support services to intellectually disabled and mentally ill adults.
  • Provided counseling and support services for chronically and terminally ill children and their families
  • Provided counseling within the community which includes rehabilitation, and support services.
  • Directed students to relevant information about academic and personal support services available.
  • Provided support services for identified students through small group and individual interventions.

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37. Support Groups

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Here's how Support Groups is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided individual and group therapy for substance abusers, and facilitated support groups for recovering individuals and their families.
  • Proctored educational and support groups daily- Provided individual and group counseling- Conducted family interventions as necessary
  • Conduct therapeutic support groups and psycho-educational groups to survivors of family violence or sexual assault.
  • Facilitate various types of education and support groups including Stress Management and Assertiveness Skills.
  • Facilitated support groups and provided advocacy for residents of the domestic violence shelter.
  • Facilitated weekly domestic violence education and support groups and educated on healthy relationships.
  • Facilitated and created curriculum for three student support groups for at-risk/minority/transfer students.
  • Facilitate patient participation in therapy and support groups and completion of assignments.
  • Facilitate support groups, psycho-educational groups and family case management services.
  • Facilitated weekly discussion and support groups on different disorder topics.
  • Facilitated groups, transported residents to community based support groups.
  • Provided crisis intervention, transportation and facilitation of support groups.
  • Co-facilitated outpatient support groups and provided individual substance abuse counseling.
  • Initiate and facilitate mental health/addiction support groups throughout Suffolk County.
  • Encouraged involvement in community support groups, activities and associations.
  • Co-facilitated Dialectic Behavioral Therapy support groups on a weekly basis.
  • Facilitate bereavement and caregiver support groups in the community.
  • Prepared referrals to other rehabilitative services and support groups.
  • Referred clients to community recovery based support groups.
  • Facilitate support groups for clients experiencing domestic violence.

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38. IEP

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Here's how IEP is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provide developmentally appropriate classroom instructions to assigned student according to his/her Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives.
  • Developed educational study plans and participated in IEP meetings.
  • Participated in class room observations, IEP meetings with administrators and parents, conducted assessments, and facilitated mentoring group meetings.
  • Advocated for at risk children during court and school hearings as needed, IEP meetings and any other school related needs.
  • Proposed changes to individualized programming based off data that was taken and evaluated in accordance with their goals on their IEP.
  • Attend all IEP and staffing meetings, collaborate with teachers, school principals and school psychologists, and maintain client files.
  • Document daily data collection to students plans, charting frequency, duration of behavior in relations to IEP and BIP.
  • Provided assistance with school assignments, organized and facilitated parent groups, attended Individualized Education Programs (IEP) meetings.
  • Worked school based to advocate for students with IEP's, 504 Plans, and Behavior Invention Plan (BIP)
  • Provided regular mental health counseling to Special Education students with counseling services on their Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  • Conducted mental health assessments to determine treatment goals, IEP goals, level of care needed, diagnosis, etc.
  • Attended Child Study Team (CST) and Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings and court hearings for clients.
  • Facilitated all meetings with parents, administrators and teachers to communicate evaluation results and updated service needs for IEP's.
  • Collaborated with partnering agencies to provide financial support for services necessary for students to successfully complete their IEP goals.
  • Worked closely with families and teachers to provide case-management and development of IEP goals and behavior plans as needed.
  • Served as the school's 504 coordinator and as a member of the crisis intervention and IEP teams.
  • Initiated and applied behavior modification plans, IEPS, token systems of reinforcements, Member of Child Study Team
  • Provide ongoing counseling services for students with ED in accordance to their IEP (Individual Education Plan).
  • Developed IEPS, provided individual counseling and facilitated groups on grief, substance abuse, depression and suicide.
  • Participate in all Child and Family Team Meetings, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.

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39. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Generated daily and monthly reports for appropriated agencies and adhered to company procedures while maintaining integrity of company written policies.
  • Performed consumers' Intake* Conducted group and individual counseling* Was involved in treatment planning* Submitted weekly and monthly reports
  • Prepare ADAA-Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration/BSAS-Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems and FDI-Federal Diversion Initiative program monthly reports.
  • Provided support and counseling for program participants Maintained client data and monthly reports Scheduled client services
  • Provided support researched data and compiled information to complete monthly reports for department heads.
  • Complete all documentation for monthly reports required for measuring quality and achievement of outcomes.
  • Complete individualized Service Plans and monthly reports, also termination reports if necessary.
  • Completed monthly reports and evaluations, reported to appropriate supervisors and referral sources.
  • Completed all necessary documents and also formulated monthly reports to the managing agency.
  • Completed monthly reports in accordance with departmental policy within expected time frames.
  • Generated weekly/monthly reports, analyzed the data, recommended actions and/or resolutions.
  • Provided management with monthly reports and responsible for other administrative duties.
  • Processed daily, weekly, monthly reports pertaining to eligibility requirements.
  • Maintained relationships with several referral sources, including creating monthly reports.
  • Verified daily/monthly reports, correcting errors as necessary.
  • Prepared monthly reports with data analysis.
  • Complete referrals for families as needed, Attended outreach activities to promote services, completed monthly reports, and determined eligibility.
  • Provided services to adolescents diagnosed with mental disorders * Wrote daily progress notes * Wrote monthly reports * Developed individual service plans
  • Greet customers, give travel information, typing, prepare weekly and monthly reports, prepare and assist with tourist activities.
  • Documented all contact with individuals including progress notes, ISP's, Treatment Plans, Quarterly Reports, and Monthly reports.

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40. Educational Activities

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Here's how Educational Activities is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Assist children with extracurricular/educational activities.
  • Conducted recreational and educational activities for youth including but not limited to sports and youth health related presentations.
  • Followed established policies and procedures regarding the supervision of residents during their daily living and educational activities.
  • Teach basic English to Japanese students ages 4-17 through differentiated instruction - Organize and conduct interactive educational activities
  • Coordinated with director and fellow counselors to create and implement an assortment of enjoyable and educational activities.
  • Supervised and mentored children aged 5-14, structured and facilitated physical and educational activities, peer counseling.
  • Supervised and monitored the safety of children in our care while stimulating their development through educational activities
  • Coordinate activities' schedule; monitor recreational/educational activities and complete camper's behavior observation notes.
  • Ensured health and physical well-being of residents by providing structured educational activities and constant supervision.
  • Organized recreational activities, coached community basketball games, counseled adolescents and constructed educational activities
  • Develop, familiarize and encourage residents to participate in community recreation / educational activities.
  • Developed, implemented, coordinated group counseling/educational activities for area children/families/adults through community agencies.
  • Developed and implemented therapeutic, recreational and educational activities that enhanced cultural enrichment.
  • Created a vibrant and support living atmosphere by organizing social activities and educational activities
  • Implemented and supervised recreational and educational activities; Ensured children participated and excelled.
  • Involved children in positive, appropriate recreational, entertainment, and educational activities.
  • Instructed children about fundamental science Planned educational activities based upon science and engineering
  • Conducted outreach and educational activities, including presentations at national professional conferences.
  • Provided best possible camp experience for individuals through meaningful and educational activities.
  • Organize educational activities and field trips focused on environment and history.

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41. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Presented a monthly PowerPoint explaining how to handle troubling situations commonly faced by college students
  • Discussed future decision for entry-level students using PowerPoint Presentations.
  • Developed PowerPoint marketing presentations for clients and management.
  • Facilitated workshops using PowerPoint and online interactive programs.
  • Utilize Microsoft PowerPoint to create various presentations.
  • Provide office automation support using multiple office automation software, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel.
  • Answered questions and gave PowerPoint presentations to classes and university groups on such topics as student loans and credit cards
  • Use technology such as Smart board, PowerPoint, and internet usage to keep students current with technological trend.
  • Selected to present at the National Urban League Conference utilized data extraction, PowerPoint and Microsoft office suite.
  • Created and presented a PowerPoint Presentation to 30 students on the information gathered on conservation and management.
  • Mastered skills in Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Facilitate student and parent PowerPoint workshops regarding the New York Public High School application process.
  • Assisted children in computer lab such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Internet research.
  • Use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for updating daily paper work.
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and/or Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Completed office work dealing with PowerPoint, excel, and word.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Facilitated Best-Practices trainings via PowerPoint presentations.
  • Incorporated assistive technology in classroom though use of visual strategies, streaming videos, Smart Board activities and PowerPoint.
  • Conducted bi-weekly orientations and weekly PowerPoint presentations on benefits of nutrition to 40-50 male patients, ages 18- .

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42. Stress Management

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Here's how Stress Management is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Prepared and presented psycho-educational workshops on stress management and test taking anxiety management in the college's residence halls.
  • Facilitated numerous workshops specializing in fitness and stress management, which aid in character and physical strength development.
  • Designed and led seminars on conflict management, assertiveness training and stress management.
  • Facilitated Group Counseling for students to build effective communication skills and stress management.
  • Stress management often encompassed visiting a variety of workplace and career related issues.
  • Facilitated treatment groups on symptom management, coping/adjustment skills and anger/stress management.
  • Conducted corporate workshops on lifestyle, dependency and stress management.
  • Planned and administered behavior modification and stress management therapy.
  • Mentored Junior Counselors in stress management and organization.
  • Provided therapy for stress management & lifestyle modification.
  • Learned behavior modification and stress management therapy.
  • Developed Stress management program focusing on mindfulness.
  • Coordinated Critical Incident Stress Management Team.
  • Conducted critical incident stress management debriefing.
  • Conducted Groups organized around specific topics, Depression, Anger Management, Self-Esteem, Co-Dependency, Stress Management and Chemical Dependency.
  • Assist individuals dealing with addictions, substance abuse, family, suicide, stress management, self-esteem, and other problems.
  • Prepare and present workshops focused on women's issues, wellness, communication skills, stress management and meditation tools.
  • Helped individuals deal with addictions, family, parenting, marital problems, stress management, and problems with self-esteem.
  • Assisted individuals with substance abuse addictions, family, parenting, marital issues, suicide, and stress management.
  • Address concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, stress management, acculturation, and career counseling.

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43. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Coordinated local community health awareness events Conducted sexual and reproductive health awareness sessions Directly supervised HIV testing services on site
  • Share updated Information on Medications, Opportunistic Education, Medications and Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS/STDS.
  • Conducted comprehensive interviews and archival research to formulate risk assessments and for treatment planning.
  • Provided individual and couples counseling *Provided community education on family planning and STD/HIV prevention
  • Performed community outreach issuing HIV/Aids prevention information and Condom use information weekly.
  • Facilitated Substance abuse, HIV and smoking cessation groups using motivational interviewing.
  • Counseled and tested patients who requesting confidential HIV testing services
  • Provided patient education surrounding HIV and sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Conducted HIV/AIDS educational workshop sessions for participants.
  • Facilitate HIV Workshops at other organization.
  • Worked as a Counselor at SOS Village HIV Treatment Facility offering treatment adherence support and counseling to People Living with HIV.
  • Worked with individual clients to provide case management, counseling and facilitated weekly HIV education groups at the women's facility.
  • Facilitated HIV and substance abuse prevention though evidence based interventions such as VOICES/VOCES and Prime for Life to local college students.
  • Provided case management services, and individual, group, couples, and family counseling for clients with HIV spectrum disease.
  • Conduct visual presentations to assist with all facets of Human Sexuality, Teen Pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS and STD prevention.
  • Received training in HIV / STD and decision making awareness, to facilitate workshops for teens in the local community.
  • Developed prevention materials and social media interventions aimed at increasing HIV awareness in the MSM, AA/B and IVDU communities.
  • Coordinated services for the homeless mentally ill, battered women, HIV/AIDS, and substance abusers in an emergency shelter.
  • Provided post-test counseling to those clients who received HIV testing and assisted them in understanding the meaning of test results.
  • Served as a behavioral health therapist and group facilitator in the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS Behavioral Health outpatient clinic.

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44. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted individuals with intellectual disabilities with daily living activities, emotional support, and community and social support
  • Developed specialized treatment plans for students who required additional, social, academic and emotional support.
  • Responded to large volume of calls and provided extensive emotional support to individuals seeking infertility support.
  • Demonstrated contribution to program success through a track record of self-directed student return for emotional support.
  • Provided physical and emotional support for physically and intellectually disabled individuals in a residential environment.
  • Co-facilitated an adventure based program for female teens enrolled in an emotional support class.
  • Provided one-on-one parent meetings weekly regarding progress and types of at-home emotional support ACTIVITES
  • Counseled family members of clients to provide emotional support and provide information.
  • Provide emotional support to homeless clients residing in a transitional living facility.
  • Provide psychological, physical and emotional support and sympathy to grieving children
  • Mentored economically disadvantaged youths in residence, providing academic and emotional support
  • Provided emotional support and encouragement for both clients and family alike.
  • Create therapeutic activities and provide emotional support on a day-to-day basis.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions with students providing academic and social-emotional support.
  • Provided physical and emotional support and family living hygiene care.
  • Provided emotional support and encouragement to clients and family members.
  • Provided clients with emotional support and instruction in living independently.
  • Provide appropriate physical and emotional support for adults with disabilities.
  • Provided guidance and emotional support and additional assistance as required.
  • Provide individual counseling and provide emotional support for clients.

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45. Adhd

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Here's how Adhd is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided behavior modification and social skills training to children and adolescents with ADHD and other behavioral and emotional disorders.
  • Created behavioral and cognitive plans for adolescents with ADHD that monitored behaviors leading to academic success.
  • Provided children with ADHD and emotional disturbances with a structured learning environment
  • Provided one to one counseling to children with multiple disabilities such as autism, ADHD, learning disabilities and emotional disturbed.
  • Experienced with grief/loss, trauma, ADHD, parenting, depressive and anxiety disorders, stress, life-transitions, and spirituality.
  • Specialized in trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, ADHD, parenting, autism, dual diagnosis and visual imagery.
  • Aided in monitoring up to 18 girls that were suffering from dysfunctional families, suicidal risks, ADHD and BPD.
  • Supervised children and adults (ages 8-21) with disabilities including Down Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, and Schizophrenia.
  • Cared for children with a variety of problems, such as a brain disorder, ADHD, and emotional disturbance.
  • Reviewed documentation, approved appropriate accommodations, and met with students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and psychiatric disabilities.
  • Worked with children (6-15 years old) with congenital disabilities such as ADHD, autism, and down syndrome.
  • Work with children who suffer from ADD/ADHD, generalized anxiety, and depression to improve daily functioning and learning skills.
  • Specialized in the treatment of ADD/ADHD, learning differences, and co-existing difficulties/disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Specialized areas include ADHD, Substance Abuse, Trauma, Anxiety, Domestic Violence, Parenting Skills and Depression.
  • Counseled patients with mental health 09/2011 - 02/2012 disorders such as mental retardation, bi-polar disorder, and ADHD.
  • Assisted over 500 families dealing with aggression, depression ADHD, ODD, anger, and boundary issues.
  • Worked with children and parents diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, Autism, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder.
  • Completed ADHD and Learning Disabilities assessments for children at ACHS satellite location, PPC Community Wellness Center.
  • Implemented behavior modification to ADHD children-Coached ADHD children how to play softball-Supervised children 6 - 14 years old
  • Performed Brief Therapy for anger control, violence, anxiety, ADHD, improving self-esteem and self-assertiveness.

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46. Weekly Basis

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Here's how Weekly Basis is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated psycho-educational/behavior modification groups on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions on a weekly basis and provide assignments to residents on my caseload using Control Theory/Reality Therapy techniques.
  • Oversee resident files and update documentation on daily/weekly basis as required, including financial records.
  • Monitored student progress by attending educational and vocational classes on a weekly basis.
  • Conducted individual counseling sessions with documentation of client progress on a weekly basis.
  • Provide individual counseling sessions within caseload on a weekly basis.
  • Supervised group facilitation by counselor assistants on a weekly basis.
  • Facilitated encounter groups on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Participated in treatment team reviews on a weekly basis and interacted with Nurses, Doctors, Psychiatrists and patient's families.
  • Arranged drills on a bi-weekly basis for students to learn and master skills required in the sport of wheelchair basketball.
  • Re-evaluated routines and activities on a daily and weekly basis in order avoid future issues and create efficiency in daily routines
  • Maintain accurate files on inmates, prepared personal history forms, case management meetings with supervisor on a weekly basis.
  • Provided counseling and case management to a group of ten at-risk youth students with special needs on a weekly basis.
  • Communicated with Unit leaders on a weekly basis to ensure camp policies were being upheld and group dynamic was positive.
  • Compile and maintain spreadsheet reports, clinical notes, treatment plans and authorizations on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly delinquency report and report the status of each loan to management on a weekly basis.
  • Provide individual, couples, family and group therapy on a weekly basis; Participate in weekly group supervision sessions
  • Camp counselor for children between the ages of 8 and 13 Lead sports and outdoor activities on a weekly basis
  • Contacted parent on a weekly basis to inform them of child's behaviors in school and in the program.
  • Managed a caseload of 20-30 male inmates, and met with them on a bi-weekly basis or as needed.

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47. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Interviewed new clients and processed their cases for determining eligibility for Family Assistance Programs.
  • Assessed and provided intake information for all new clients according to organization guidelines.
  • Conducted facility orientation for new clients.
  • Averaged development of ten new clients annually with a focus on mass merchandising chains, drug store chains and convenience stores.
  • Provide timely documentation of progress, quarterly treatment plan reviews, and perform intakes and assessing of new clients when assigned.
  • Participated in the admission process, conduct interviews for admission and orientate new clients to the program services and procedures.
  • Develop & Network with Community Resources for clients; Perform intake process for new clients & Implement Life Skill programs.
  • Conducted intake interviews for new clients in an outpatient setting Provided group therapy for creole speaking therapy for clients.
  • Managed caseload of 1,300 aid groups to determine eligibility for state programs while processing new clients into appropriate services.
  • Interviewed and assessed new clients per week struggling with a broad range of mental health and substance abuse issues.
  • Performed and documented intake and screening for initial needs assessments of new clients and case planning referrals.
  • Conducted Intakes of new clients in English and Spanish Developed long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Interviewed, evaluated, and assigned diagnosis to new clients with complex problems related to substance abuse.
  • Served as member of the admissions team to follow-up on referrals and applications for potential new clients.
  • Completed intakes and assessments with new clients, also lead individual and group counseling sessions with clients.
  • Conducted mental health and chemical dependency diagnostic assessments and assisted in the admission of new clients.
  • Conducted Addiction Severity Index (ASI), for all new clients assigned to the caseload.
  • Completed mental health assessments for new clients in crisis and performed appropriate follow-up therapeutic services.
  • Processed new clients into the facility including room placement, orientation of rules and regulations.
  • Conducted individual counseling sessions, random toxicology, treatment plans and intakes for new clients.

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48. at-Risk Youth

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Here's how at-Risk Youth is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Facilitated the development of abused and at-risk youth through educational assistance, rule implementation, and the establishment of personal connections.
  • Performed intakes and releases *Monitored at-risk youth *Provided one-on-one counseling and mediation *Composed reports on youths' daily activities and progress
  • Monitor community-based mentoring programs targeting at-risk youth, substance abusers, and juvenile offenders.
  • Facilitated treatment groups with at-risk youth to promote healthy/appropriate relationships and personal growth
  • Planned and conducted academic, recreational, and therapeutic activities for at-risk youth
  • Reviewed applications for at-risk youth seeking acceptance into educational boot-camp program.
  • Counseled at-risk youth and their families in community-based nonprofit agency.
  • Develop novel approaches to delivering educational groups to at-risk youths.
  • Provided individual and group crisis intervention counseling to at-risk youth.
  • Provided intensive in-home counseling to mentally challenged and at-risk youth.
  • Provided early identification and screening for at-risk youth.
  • Provide at-risk youth with psychological and academic counseling.
  • Help develop positive attitude characteristics for at-risk youth.
  • Assisted in program planning Non-judgmental counselor for at-risk youth from diverse backgrounds Counseled youth with mood, adjustment, and personality disorders
  • Work with at-risk youth in an extended day and summer treatment program which is conducted in a structured and supervised setting.
  • Established relationships with at-risk youths to ensure their needs and goals are met and help develop programs to improve their future.
  • Administered therapeutic assistance for at-risk youth with behavioral and mood disorders within Family Resources' On-Campus Intervention Program (OCIP).
  • Provided intake, assessment, counseling and crisis intervention with at-risk youth ages 6-18 for a state licensed shelter facility.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions with at-risk youth to help develop an understanding of negative choices and make progress in treatment.
  • Provided after school supervision of at-risk youth ages 5-21, and coordinated programs for both K-5 and Teen programs.

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49. Residential Setting

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Here's how Residential Setting is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Assisted independent and dependent disabled participants in a residential setting including recreational activities, serving meals and necessary daily tasks.
  • Introduced clients to residential setting and program expectations while acknowledging clients trauma and abuse history to ensure security and stabilization.
  • Monitor and assist in everyday activities of young men suffering from various psychological and social disorders in a residential setting.
  • Provided assistance for clients with developmental disabilities and special needs paraprofessionals to assist individuals with I/DD in a residential setting
  • Provide physical coverage, guidance and direction to emotionally and behavioral challenged children and adolescents in a residential setting.
  • Provide direct support to persons with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities in a small group residential setting.
  • Provided direct supervision of adolescent males in residential setting while also providing support and education around life skills.
  • Responded to emergency situations within residential setting for chronically mentally ill adults, during weeknight and weekend hours.
  • Implement applied behavior analytic treatment to Individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities in a residential setting.
  • Provide strength-based supports in a residential setting to children with co-occurring psychiatry and chemical dependency challenges.
  • Provided members with developmental disabilities with direct supervision in a residential setting on the overnight shift.
  • Provided services and supports to individuals with disabilities served by Trinity Services in community residential settings.
  • Provided services to persons adversely affected by chemical abuse or dependency in a residential setting.
  • Provided direct services and assistance to mentally and developmentally disabled clients in a residential setting.
  • Provided guidance, supervision, and security to residences in a therapeutic residential setting.
  • Provided behavior therapy and crisis counseling for emotionally disturbed adolescents in a residential setting.
  • Provide individual counseling services to homeless and runaway youth in a residential setting.
  • Provided individual and family therapy to 12 adolescent females in a residential setting.
  • Provided direct care to severely emotionally disturbed boys in a residential setting.
  • Facilitated chemical dependency program to men and women in a residential setting.

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50. Appropriate Referrals

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Here's how Appropriate Referrals is used in Counselor jobs:
  • Provided appropriate referrals and ensured follow-up by monitoring the quality of services, verifying and ensuring client participation in programs.
  • Conducted comprehensive assessments of youth and their families to determine needs and identify appropriate referrals to additional community services.
  • Performed comprehensive needs assessments, including physical, mental, functional, and environmental to determine appropriate referrals.
  • Facilitated personal and academic counseling to 60 incoming freshman and returning students and make appropriate referrals.
  • Completed crisis assessments and developed safety contracts or made appropriate referrals for hospitalization, as needed.
  • Gather and input member demographics and eligibility data and information to streamline appropriate referrals and services.
  • Position required the ability to obtain appropriate referrals to care professionals for critical needs customers.
  • Conducted comprehensive professional assessments of clients' needs for services and coordinated appropriate referrals.
  • Make appropriate referrals and integrate other wraparound supports into counseling to achieve greater results.
  • Conducted assessment of personal and family issues and provided appropriate referrals for self-improvement.
  • Complete assessment to make appropriate referrals through case-management services and perform necessary follow-up.
  • Stabilized housing circumstances via the presentation of housing options and appropriate referrals.
  • Provided appropriate referrals in order for patients to access individualized care.
  • Exhibited knowledge of inmates program needs through appropriate referrals and recommendations.
  • Verify medical records and updated insurance information to ensure appropriate referrals.
  • Utilized brief treatment models of intervention and arranged appropriate referrals.
  • Researched and provided appropriate referrals for community programs to clients.
  • Make appropriate referrals for time-limited stabilization services.
  • Prepared discharge reports with appropriate referrals.
  • Make appropriate referrals when necessary.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Counselor

Treatment Plans17.2%
Crisis Intervention12.9%
Mental Health Services9.2%
Substance Abuse7.4%
Group Therapy Sessions7.2%
Intake Assessments6.3%
Recreational Activities5.7%
Daily Activities4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Counselor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
13.4%
13.4%
2
2
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
10.1%
10.1%
3
3
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
7.2%
7.2%
4
4
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
5.7%
5.7%
5
5
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
Intake Assessments
Intake Assessments
4.9%
4.9%
7
7
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Independent Living
Independent Living
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Community Resources
Community Resources
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Staff Members
Staff Members
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Anger Management
Anger Management
2%
2%
14
14
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Positive Role Model
Positive Role Model
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Social Workers
Social Workers
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Small Groups
Small Groups
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
CPR
CPR
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Relapse Prevention
Relapse Prevention
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Financial Aid
Financial Aid
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Service Plans
Service Plans
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Patient Care
Patient Care
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Probation Officers
Probation Officers
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Crisis Management
Crisis Management
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Support Services
Support Services
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Support Groups
Support Groups
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
IEP
IEP
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Educational Activities
Educational Activities
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Stress Management
Stress Management
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
HIV
HIV
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Adhd
Adhd
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Weekly Basis
Weekly Basis
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
New Clients
New Clients
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
at-Risk Youth
at-Risk Youth
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Residential Setting
Residential Setting
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Appropriate Referrals
Appropriate Referrals
0.4%
0.4%

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