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Top 50 Mental Health Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mental Health Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mental Health Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.4% of Mental Health Associate resumes contained Crisis Intervention as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mental Health Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Mental Health Associate

1. Crisis Intervention
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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided psychiatric crisis interventions in patient care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provide crisis intervention to patients when necessary in emergency situations.
  • Diffused crisis situations using Non-violent Crisis Intervention methods.
  • Provide and oversee non-violent crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Provide crisis intervention and behavioral management.
  • Provided counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Facilitated Therapeutic Groups, Assisted Clients with Personal Care and Meals, Interact/Monitored in Scheduled Activities and Provided Crisis Intervention.
  • Provided crisis intervention and group therapy to patients in a 4-unit psychiatric hospital.
  • Provided Crisis Intervention Services and Assist Patients with Personal Care and Meals.
  • Served on Crisis Intervention Team during medical and psychiatric emergencies.
  • Trained in TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention) and CPR.
  • Provide immediate crisis intervention for verbal/physical aggression, self- harming, suicidal, hallucinations and sexualized behaviors.
  • Designed and enacted therapeutic programs, conducted individual and group counseling sessions, and initiated crisis interventions.
  • Provided crisis intervention by utilizing nonphysical behavioral de-escalation techniques.
  • Assess patient for level of dangerousness to self/others and conduct crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Provided crisis intervention skills to deescalate high risk situations Scheduled and conducted pre-admission and diagnostic assessments.
  • Supervised at-risk youth and documented behaviors Helped students with treatment plans Provided crisis intervention when necessary
  • Mentor residents with their daily issues with anxiety, depression and anger Provide crisis intervention Prepare them to complete the program
  • Assist with de-escalation and crisis intervention and in the development of the initial crisis plan Coordinate all recreational activities.
  • Led clients in goals group Checked vitals of clients in detox Answered phone to provide crisis intervention information/referrals

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2. Patient Care
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Here's how Patient Care is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Mediate between therapist and insurance company regarding patient care.
  • Provide direct patient care to all ages as appropriate and facilitate patient involvement in the prescribed therapeutic activities and services.
  • Provided patient care, supervision and protection to clients on various units ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics.
  • Provide quality patient care to children in an intensive residential treatment center with severe mental health and behavioral disorders.
  • Communicated with medical staff and other health professionals in an attempt to optimize patient care.
  • Assisted therapist with inpatient treatment planning and case review with patient care providers.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and concerns.
  • Provide continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling.
  • Participated in direct patient care under the supervision of licensed nursing staff.
  • Provide patient care, one on one therapeutic intervention and facilitate groups.
  • Performed direct and indirect patient care activities for mental health patients.
  • Provided basic patient care under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Assisted with patient care and facilitated groups on the unit.
  • Provided excellent patient care to those seeking inpatient treatment.
  • Provided 12 hour one on one patient care.
  • Assist in patient care and safety.
  • Aided Nursing Staff with Patient Care.
  • Educated staff on patient care in the management of aggressive behavior.
  • Empowered and assisted adolescents with mental health and behavioral disorders Demonstrated Mind-set and crisis prevention techniques Demonstrated Direct patient care and contact
  • Provide patient care -Lead groups -Chart patient behaviors -Juvenile sexual offense training -Safe Crisis Management training -DBT Training

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3. Mental Health
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Here's how Mental Health is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Support the recovery goals of adolescent/adult residents with mental health or emotional problems in a residential treatment center.
  • Provided direct mental health clinical treatment to a variety of individuals which included children/adolescents and geriatric patients.
  • Mentored working staff by consistently demonstrating role modeling therapeutic behavior while managing different mental health cases.
  • Consult with doctors and other mental health professionals, often as part of a team that includes social workers and therapists.
  • Assisted nursing staff directly with inpatient mental health patients on a full range of treatment and clinical care needs.
  • Provided mental health clients with various activities to enhance their ability to adjust to different settings and situations.
  • Worked with adults and children, interviewed patients in ER for mental health evaluation before being admitted into hospital
  • Supervised patients in the milieu to ensure that safety, mental health and various other needs were maintained.
  • Provided assistance to at-risk children and youth in daily activities to improve their mental health and behaviors.
  • Managed team of Mental Health Associates in day-to-day duties and implantation of hospital policies and procedures.
  • Conduct safety rounds to ensure the safety of all mental health patients in locked facility.
  • Assist with training new employees in appropriate methods and procedures of Mental Health Assoc.
  • Worked in the adolescent mental health field in partnership with the Department of Justice.
  • Provide training, guidance and leadership to mental health associates in a milieu setting.
  • Conducted educational/prevention training (substance abuse, mental health, etc.)
  • Complete mental health evaluations to determine severity and next level of care
  • Focus on behavioral management and mental health diagnoses.
  • Qualified Mental Health Associate, Peacehealth Psychiatric Unit, Eugene, OR.
  • Facilitate psychoeducation groups in which clients learn new coping skills, mental health awareness, personal hygiene, symptomology, etc.
  • Box 9001 Humacao, PR 00792 11/12 - 12/12 Disaster Mental Health Service Associate - Volunteer Hurricane Sandy, New York

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4. Behavioral Issues
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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided direct client assistance in minimizing behavioral issues by teaching coping mechanism.
  • Led summer day treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
  • Provide routine care, education, and evaluation of program services to patient with behavioral issues.
  • Teach the children healthy coping skills to deal with their behavioral issues.
  • Worked with young adults and youths with behavioral Issues in a residential setting
  • Assisted foster home providers in dealing with behavioral issues.
  • Provided crisis, 1:1, and milieu therapeutic interventions for adolescent and preadolescent children with emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Provided orientation to new clients and families in regards to patients having adjustment and behavioral issues.
  • Mentor and chaperone adolescent youth with mental and behavioral issues at a psychiatric care facility.

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5. Treatment Plans
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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Worked closely with psychologists and therapists to identify symptoms, devise and implement individual treatment plans.
  • Supervised and implemented treatment plans for 15-20 patients and prepared detailed daily individual progress reports.
  • Established multiple long-term treatment plans for adolescent patients to ensure their safety and well being upon their departure from the hospital.
  • Supported clients' treatment plans by driving clients to restaurants, outdoor activities, and support groups.
  • Coordinated patient treatment plans and led patients through substance abuse recovery therapy sessions and substance abuse counseling.
  • Worked as part of a treatment team assessing treatment plans and conducting ongoing behavior assessments.
  • Implement and develop treatment plans with classroom teacher and other staff (as needed).
  • Revise Bi-weekly treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress.
  • Worked as part of a treatment team to develop individual patient treatment plans.
  • Update staff of new treatment plans in weekly team treatment meetings.
  • Write and Update treatment plans with specific goals for patients.
  • Collaborated with staff and provided oversight for master treatment plans.
  • Implemented treatment plans consistent with the Behavior Enhancement Program.
  • Maintained client records, releases and yearly treatment plans.
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Develop patient treatment plans and chart patient progress.
  • Created and maintained client treatment plans.
  • Implement treatment plans for the residents.
  • Charted Recreational Therapy Assessments and Treatment Plans when necessary under Licensed Recreational/Art Therapist's supervision.
  • Charted Psychosocial Assessments and Social Work Treatment Plans and arranged patient discharge plans when necessary under Licensed Social Worker's supervision.

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6. Group Therapy Sessions
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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Led group therapy sessions, arranged and supervised therapeutic activities, developed treatment plans and provided appropriate counseling.
  • Organized behavioral guidelines for group therapy and participated in group therapy sessions with residents.
  • Lead prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Established relationships with patients through structured group therapy sessions.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions and related activities.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions with another co-leader.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Planned and organized group therapy sessions to help patients identify triggers and discover solutions to improve behavior, mood and health.
  • Developed and maintained ongoing evaluations and lead individual, family and group therapy sessions to meet the individual's specific needs.
  • Assisted and led group therapy sessions for residents on other units when not assigned to Autistic units.
  • Lead individual and group therapy sessions which included coping skills and daily/long term goals that patients had.
  • Administered community group therapy sessions to help orient patients to the unit and use DBT methods.
  • Led group therapy sessions, organized activities, and participated in activities with the children.
  • Led individual or group therapy sessions and complete intake procedures for new patients.
  • Lead and assisted in running group therapy sessions to promote a therapeutic environment.
  • Assisted and led group therapy sessions for the residents in my unit.
  • Provide group therapy sessions for patients of varying backgrounds and diagnosis.
  • Led five group therapy sessions each week.
  • Conduct group therapy sessions with inpatient clients.
  • Lead group therapy sessions and chaperone patients to off-site appointments.

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7. Vital Signs
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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Monitored vital signs and checked that monitoring equipment were functioning correctly.
  • Set up rooms for examination and take vital signs Hospital of university of state of Haiti Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
  • Maintain close contact with the residents and monitor vital signs (Q15 threw out the entire shift).
  • Lead patient group sessions daily, obtained and recorded all vital signs, monitored patients during med.
  • Monitored patient activity and vital signs and acted as contact person for patients while under treatment.
  • Collect vital signs data, document patient nutritional intake, behaviors, symptoms and treatment progression.
  • Take vital signs, assisted with groups, hygiene, meals, and mobility as needed.
  • Monitor and records vital signs, weight, height, intake and output.
  • Performed intake duties, including recording vital signs, patient observation and transport.
  • Administered vital signs and recorded information in each chart.
  • Performed vital signs and helped with crisis intervention.
  • Administered vital signs and recorded in patients charts.
  • Administered vital signs and charted on each patient.
  • Take and record vital signs properly and accurately.
  • Obtained and monitored patient's vital signs.
  • Take and record patient vital signs.
  • Obtain daily vital signs and labs.
  • Monitor patients' vital signs.
  • Collect vital signs * Follow care plans as laid out by nurses and physicians
  • take and record vital signs accurately and properly Assist and follow through with treatment planning process

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8. Medical Records
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Here's how Medical Records is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Collect member encounter data and medical records, reviewing for completeness, and document member participation of activities as appropriate.
  • Maintained electronic medical records and medical reports, scanning into database to ensure quality control over patient records.
  • Reviewed patient medical records for accuracy and prepared records for release to authorized parties.
  • Reviewed diagnostic codes and treatment procedures contained in medical records for adequate treatment.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Posted test results to teen/adult medical records determining adequate drug treatment.
  • Reviewed patient medical records for accuracy.
  • Managed outgoing and incoming medical records.
  • Prepare and implement electronic medical records.
  • Respond to FOIA requests, medical record subpoenas, and maintain strict confidentiality of medical records by adhering to HIPAA regulations.
  • File returning patient s medical records to proper file locations within HPAA laws at the end of each day.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of medical records (filing, test results, HIPAA and request forms).
  • Documented resident's behaviors and progress on a daily basis in their medical records.
  • Maintain and update medical records along with taking and recording patient vital signs.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Purge and/or destroy closed medical records per Code of Virginia regulations.
  • Worked in the medical records department and switchboard office as needed.
  • Conduct group therapy, activity therapy and recreational therapy for patients File medical records for patients Train new Mental Health Associates
  • File medical records * Create charts and organize them accordingly * Answer telephones and write down messages * Ensured patients signed in
  • Managed medical records according to companies policies and state and federal guidelines .

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9. Substance Abuse
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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Work with a variety of mental illnesses, personality disorders, developmental disabilities and substance abuse/addiction.
  • Co-facilitated focus groups that specify in behaviors relating to alcohol and substance abuse.
  • Facilitated alcohol/substance abuse groups weekly to meet recovery support needs.
  • Implemented theoretical frameworks for behavioral intervention and substance abuse management.
  • Conducted daily substance abuse groups and participated in family sessions.
  • Monitored, assessed, and evaluated the functioning of residential patients ages 6-18 whom experience some psychiatric or substance abuse disorder.
  • Provided mental health and substance abuse education and counseling for adults, adolescents, and children in an inpatient psychiatric hospital.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Work with patients of multiple diagnoses including but not limited to PTSD, substance abuse, and psychological disorders.
  • Worked with adults ages 18 years and older with mental health issues, substance abuse issues and dual diagnosis.
  • Perform substance abuse assessments to determine appropriate levels of care for substance abuse clients and persons with co-occurring disorders.
  • Conducted group therapy that met the needs of substance abuse patients emerging from detoxification and withdrawal.
  • Provided assistant to patients with mental illness and substance abuse with activities toward their recovery.
  • Coordinate and assist SATP (Substance Abuse Treatment Program) with scheduling appointments.
  • Direct care services to persons suffering from substance abuse and/or mental illness.
  • Facilitate therapy groups for mental health and substance abuse patients.
  • Implement HIV educational session to substance abuse clients.
  • Provided comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services to pre-adolescent children through older adult populations
  • Evaluated psychodiagnosis results, planned treatment and realized tests specially for PTSD and substance abuse.
  • Specialized care in mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnostic issues .

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10. Daily Living Activities
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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
  • Provide residents with education on daily living activities.
  • Help patients with there daily living activities by creating a positive environment for them and being a responsible role model.
  • Supervised and managed daily living activities of Clients and patients* Conducted necessary duties to maintain client's independence.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities ranging from meal intakes and showers to room management tasks.
  • Assist mental health clients with daily living activities in a residential group home as needed.
  • Accompanied Patients with Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, and depression with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities which include grooming and hygiene needs.
  • Aided patients in performing education, therapy, and daily living activities.
  • Helped patients with their daily living activities insuring they were well groomed.
  • Assist patients in managing daily living activities and treatment goals.
  • Assisted patients on daily living activities.
  • Provide assistance with daily living activities.
  • Monitor & Assist with daily living activities with adolescents in out of home/residential placement Administer Medication

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11. Recreational Activities
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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Commended for multitasking abilities by facilitating unit-based activity programs, recreational activities, and participates in professional practice partnership.
  • Facilitate unit-based activity programs, recreational activities, participate in professional practice partnership, and perform admission-intake functions.
  • Assisted children and adolescents recovering from various traumas through therapeutic and recreational activities in residential treatment environment.
  • Coordinated and facilitated milieu therapy, community meetings, therapeutic recreational activities, and off-site service projects.
  • Promote group and individual recreational activities for all patients to encourage optimum mental and emotional health.
  • Conducted activities and specialty groups and directed recreational activities and assisted with nursing assessments.
  • Develop and implement unit-based activity programs, recreational activities, and therapy groups.
  • Provided motivation for patients to participate in educational and recreational activities.
  • Transport patients to various appointment and recreational activities.
  • Lead patients in therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Coordinated recreational activities according to participant needs.
  • Assist in providing therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games, health, educational, and hygiene.
  • Organize, supervise, or encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
  • Observe residents behavior, record their conditions and lead them in therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Escort patient's to Therapeutic, social recreational activities conducive, to recovery.
  • Organized and participated in recreational activities, such as games.
  • Planned and led patient's therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Lead therapeutic and recreational activities and groups.
  • Manage recreational activities for youth.

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12. Direct Supervision
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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided direct supervision of psychiatric patients.
  • Direct supervision of 20 mental health patients with numerous mental health as well as physical ailments in inpatient setting.
  • Provide direct supervision to youth male sex offenders within a school and residential setting.
  • Provided direct supervision and 1:1 monitoring for at risk patients.
  • Direct supervision with toilieting, 1:1 support, feeding and ambulation.

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13. ADL
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Here's how ADL is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Demonstrated ability to treat all age populations, medical record documentation, & consistently meeting deadlines regardless of case load.
  • Provided hands-on Activities of Daily Living (ADL), including changing diapers, feeding and dressing.
  • Maintained client records and deadlines for care per State of PA and HIPAA regulation.
  • Assist with ADL s, teach Residents how to become self-sufficient and administer medications.
  • Provided assistance with (ADL) activities of daily living management and supervision.
  • Assist staff in following up on various project tasks necessary to complete deadlines.
  • Offer appropriate intervention services, facilities ADL groups, 1:1 with patients.
  • Assist ADL, eating, bathing, ambulating and eliminating.
  • Worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines.
  • Assist with activities of daily living (ADL).
  • Monitor patients ADL's and vital signs daily
  • Assist in performing routine duties (ADL's).
  • Assisted with ADL's patients.
  • Coach ladies on ADL's.
  • Participate in deescalating patients, crisis prevention, conducting therapeutic groups, and assisting patients with ADLs and general CNA work.
  • Performed Vital Signs, Patient Rounds, documenting ADL's in Cerner, and provided Close observation of at risk patients.
  • Assisted patients with critical medical issues with ADLs such as bathing, dressing, feeding or walking.
  • Prompted and assisted if necessary with ADLs of patients with severe mental illnesses.
  • Assist with ADLs and other basic patient needs.
  • obtained vital signs and charted * assisted with ADLs * used therapeutic skills with all clients * performed cleaning assignments

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Here's how CPR is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Received certification in CPR and Lifesaving.
  • Participated in various training courses such as CPR, customer service, cultural diversity, etc.
  • License and Certification Title: Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Trained in CPR by American Heart association, as well as NAPPI Physical management.
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (2004-2006) -CPR/First aid certified.
  • Trained in CPR and First Aid to appropriately respond to medical emergencies
  • Qualified to perform CPR and Handle with Care procedures.
  • Certified in CPR and physical restraint techniques.
  • Maintain CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Maintained a CPR/First Aide Certification.
  • Certified as healthcare provider to perform first aid and CPR on those in need of medical care.
  • Facilitated organization's first-aid and cpr course offerings through direct customer contact and marketing efforts.
  • Trained in crisis intervention techniques, including physical restraint, verbal de-escalation, and CPR.
  • Certified in CPR/AED, and Handle With Care Behavior Management System.
  • Certified in phlebotomy, CPR, and healthy interventions.
  • Trained in First Responder CPR and AED emergency measures.
  • Provided home health care to private patients Assisted with exercise that provided rehabilitation First Aid as well as CPR certified
  • Assist adolescent children and teenagers,vital signs,perform CPR when needed
  • blood pressure checks, temperature and pulse/ respiratory rate) CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Work with children that have mental and behavioral issues Provide documentation, Birp notes Substitute teacher Designated team lead CPR certified

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15. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Supported clinicians by ensuring and facilitating efficient operations; enhanced customer service and improved center productivity.
  • Cited for excellence in interpersonal communications, teamwork, customer service, flexibility and reliability.
  • Maintained client relationships through excellent customer service delivery.
  • Provided responsive customer service to clients and stakeholders.
  • Assist members by efficiently handling customer service inquiries and problems via telephone, internet or written correspondence.
  • Utilized specialized knowledge of product categories to provide excellent customer service and promote health and wellness.
  • Provided telephone customer service within high-volume call centers in the medical field.
  • Increased customer service satisfaction by 50% through efficiently appropriating staff resources.
  • Provide Customer service to members inquiring about their health insurance.
  • Provided excellent customer service while processing Health & Welfare transactions.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills in high volume and stressful situations.
  • Earned an Ace Player award for outstanding customer service and teamwork
  • Provide quality customer service to patients' family members.
  • Provided customer service to any and all customers.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all clients.
  • Provided Superior Customer Service to clients, receiving incoming calls from healthcare providers/Members/brokers/insurance companies.
  • Provide customer service representatives with updated documentation pertaining to frequently asked Benefit related questions.
  • Operate the cash register and customer service Drives sales by assist customer in making product selections
  • Order, stock, and maintain health and beauty products Provide customer service
  • Received training from Purina and Nutrena Feed representantives, handled 50-75 pound bags of feed, customer service, forklift certified.

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16. Safe Environment
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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provide therapeutic interactions and supervision of residents, while assuring a safe environment and constant milieu.
  • Maintain and encourage positive relationships in a structured and supportive and safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment for the patients by helping them develop effective positive coping skills.
  • Provide care to patients and maintain a safe environment for staff and patients.
  • Trained in Safe Crisis Management to provide a controlled safe environment for youth.
  • Provide a productive, clean, and safe environment for youth and staff.
  • Implemented crisis intervention strategies to help ensure a safe environment for clients.
  • Create a safe environment for clients, staff, and visitors.
  • Promoted and maintained a safe environment conducive to healing and health.
  • Maintained a supportive, clean and safe environment with supervised activities.
  • Monitor and structure patients' behavior to ensure a safe environment.
  • Maintained safe environment for both the patients and staff.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy, and safe environment.
  • Ensured a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for clients.
  • Provided safe environment for patients.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, and wheelchairs Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Provide positive interactions with patients Provide and maintain a safe environment to maximize patients well being.
  • organize and run groups on life lessons with adolescent children, maintain a safe environment.
  • Assist 15 teen girls Provide activities to improve social/personal skills Ensure safe environment for patients Complete proper documentation

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17. Personal Care
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Here's how Personal Care is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provide psychiatric and personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or intellectually disabled patients.
  • Assisted patients with personal care/daily routines; temperatures/blood pressure readings.
  • Provide direct and indirect client care in an atmosphere that provides for the personal care and comfort of clients.
  • Assisted staff with the personal care and medication delivery for the physically and mentally challenged population.
  • Encourage patient's in hygiene, assisting with resident laundry distributing personal care items.
  • Provide personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded patients.
  • Provide personal care to mental health patients in an acute, inpatient setting.
  • Assisted patients with personal care Functions as the Legal Liaison for the unit.
  • Promoted high-quality supplements, personal care, energy, and weight-management products.
  • Assisted nursing staff by providing personal care assistance to assigned patients.
  • Provide nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to patients.
  • Promoted to Personal Care Home Administrator.

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18. RN
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Here's how RN is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Performed literature searches for customers and monitored asthma journals for professional development.
  • Facilitated return to families and community.
  • Participated in regular training and learning opportunities
  • Release of information and continuing service for insurance companies, pharmacy students, attorneys and subpoenas of patients records.
  • Ensured that the individuals performed and learned basic living skills to the best of their abilities.
  • Performed and recorded patient vital signs, intake and output; notify RN of any changes.
  • Assisted with the training and development of coaching programs for internal Member Services Representatives.
  • Worked in classrooms throughout the district, assisting students with behavior and learning problems.
  • Learned the basics of assessing vital signs and properly charting and documenting.
  • Assessed and treated individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns.
  • Performed vital signs on all patients and informed nurses of concerns
  • Prepared Form 5500 government filings to ensure ERISA compliance.
  • Learned how to be responsible while going to school.
  • Conveyed all relevant information to charge RN.
  • Monitor overnight and provide constant visual searches.
  • Trained and managed student interns.
  • Assisted in group therapy sessions with schizophrenia and artistic patients Educated clients regarding various psychological institutions and answered inquiries or concerns.
  • Initiated a structured journaling project to promote introspection and self-expression which mitigated acting-out behaviors and increased treatment engagement.
  • Provided crisis management; Supervised interns services provisions to clients.
  • Direct Care Staff (per diem) Peoples Place II Residential Alternative to Detention, Milford, DE

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Ensured efficiency of patient care practices through effective partnership with social workers, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses and other professionals.
  • Conducted daily reports on patients to help nurses, doctors and social workers determine the well being of the patients.
  • Worked closely with doctors, social workers and nurses assigned to the Behavioral/Mental Health units of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
  • Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
  • Worked on a treatment team which included nurses, social workers, mental health workers and psychiatrists.
  • Worked closely with clinical social workers, psychologist, vocational counselor, unit chiefs and nurses.
  • Work with social workers, staff nurses and psychiatrists towards welfare of patients.
  • Solidified arrangements with social workers, physicians and psychiatric on a daily bases.
  • Assisted social workers with placement of patients upon discharge.
  • Work as a Mental Health Associate on the adult psychiatric unit with a multi-disciplinary team consists of doctors and social workers.
  • Lead meetings with administration and staffs for in-service training Participated in parent conferences and state social workers on participants with cases.
  • Assist RNs, psychiatrists, and social workers in adult & adolescent mental health unit inpatient care.

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Conduct health screenings for employees - Take blood pressure of participants - Analyze blood of participants - Log data into computer system
  • Assist nursing staff and patients as needed Respond to Behavioral Problems on floor and in hospital Complete AM Blood Pressures
  • Maintained close contact with mental health clients, and monitor vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Take and record measure of patients' physical condition, using devices such as thermometers or blood pressure machines.
  • Provided general patient care, monitored patient progress, checked blood pressure and served as liaison for patient communications.
  • Assisted Nurses in gathering blood pressure readings, urine samples, blood samples, diabetic checks and suicidal watch.
  • Gather patient blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen level, respiration rate, and temperature.
  • Measured patients' physical condition, using devices such as thermometers or blood pressure gauges.
  • Perform vital-signs, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rates height and weight.
  • Assist with Senior Aerobics Clinic, taking blood pressure and weights, and calculating BMI.
  • Record temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Administered blood pressure checks and bone density screenings.
  • Obtained and recorded vital signs (temperature, pulse, and respiration, blood pressure and pulse oxymetry).
  • Checked vital signs: Manual blood pressure, respirations, temperature, and heart rate.
  • Provide patient care including 15 min rounds, blood pressure, charting, ect.
  • Assess vital signs (ie take blood pressure, temperature, and pulse).
  • Take blood pressure, temperatures and blood sugars Help patients' complete activities of daily living Assist nurses as needed
  • blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiratory rate and pain); Facilitate therapeutic groups (e.g.
  • Pass meds monitor blood pressure, pulse etc Manager on duty monitor residents behavior SCM holds updating family's on care plans

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21. CPI
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  • Certified in both CPR and first aid along with a certification in CPI which is a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program.
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu on adolescent boys under Non-Violent CPI training.
  • Perform EKG's, ACCU codes when needed/ restraints CPI, CPR and first aid trained
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and CPI.
  • Established therapeutic rapport and used verbal de-escalation + CPI techniques as needed to prevent patient restraint.
  • Perform 10 minute safety checks on patients Skills Used CPR,CPI
  • Certified in non-violent crisis intervention (CPI) and verbal de-escalation.

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22. Anger Management
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Here's how Anger Management is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Conducted educational classes with patients focusing on anger management, drug abuse, self-harming behaviors and healthy relationships.
  • Created and co- facilitated an assertiveness training group and an anger management group for adolescents.
  • Facilitated anger management skills in group and in individual sessions.
  • Create and facilitate therapeutic groups, to assist clients with basic living skills, conflict resolution, anger management, etc.
  • Conducted general therapeutic groups focused on anger management and coping skills, outlined through care plans created by patient therapists.
  • Assist Clients with issues relating to Stress Management, Self-Esteem, Anger Management, Drug Abuse and Mental Illness.
  • Prepare and run Life Skills, Social Skills, Anger Management and RDI groups on a daily basis.
  • Mentored clients on anger management, problem identification/resolution, goal setting, and life skills.
  • Facilitated Wellness Recovery Action Plan groups, Coping Skills, Anger Management and Relaxation groups.
  • Conduct educational groups daily (social skills, coping skills and anger management).
  • Facilitate self-esteem, team building, conflict resolution, anger management groups during shirt.
  • Lead educational groups such as Anger Management and Healthy Life Skills.
  • Provide safe physical and anger management for at-risk youth.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups as anger management, de-escalation techniques and team building skills on how to manage a crisis.
  • Lead therapeutic groups on the unit such as anger management, de-escalation, and stress reduction techniques.
  • Facilitated behavioral therapy groups on anger management, healthy relationships, selfcare, social skills, virtues and goal setting.
  • Anger Management, Life Skills, Current Events, etc., ) Certified Anger Management Educator.

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23. Public Health
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Here's how Public Health is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Investigated and reported on unintentional injuries to educate public health partners and community members on safe lifestyle practices.
  • Collected and compiled qualitative and quantitative information and data to evaluate and improve public health program operations.
  • Communicate and collaborate with partner federal, state and tribal agencies to effectively disseminate public health education.
  • Provided programmatic support to local partners and Public Health Nurses during immunization clinics.
  • Monitored compliance with Federal, State and Local TB control treatment therapies under the direction of regional departments of public health.
  • Served as a customer support representative in a busy crisis call center environment for public health services and insurance industry employers.
  • Provide technical assistance to over 50 Healthy Starts community partners in the development and implementation of public health programs and activities.
  • Provided program consultation, guidance, and assistance in carrying out and promoting the public health program for evaluation purposes.
  • Program area of focus was Refugee Health under the Summit County Public Health Department Office of Minority Health.
  • Assisted with the development of the Public Health Accreditation 101 training power point presentation for the Health department.
  • Stationed in Summit County Public Health Department Clinical Health Division through CDC Public Health Associate Program.
  • Organized Midwest pilot program for recruitment efforts for the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP).
  • Integrated Public Health components into Land-Use and Transportation planning projects, funded by the CDC.
  • Trained 2 interns on public health surveillance, epidemiology principles, and case management.
  • Provided expertise and guidance on matters leading to the improvement of public health programs.
  • Identified and recruited five (5) new laboratories for HIV public health surveillance.
  • Developed, conducted, or coordinated health needs assessments and other public health surveys.
  • Developed a toolkit for Public Health Professionals regarding STI s prevalence in local adolescents.
  • Managed survey research projects designed to inform public health programs.
  • Conducted research on STIs and birth control methods to better understand public health problems and issues.

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24. Positive Role Model
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Here's how Positive Role Model is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Served as positive role model for the patients to observe and learn socially acceptable values, attitudes, and behaviors.
  • Presented as an effective and positive role model and offered constructive feedback to patients.
  • Provide positive role modeling to youth through attitude, language, behavior and dress.
  • Served as a positive role model, mentor, and companion.
  • Maintain positive role model for resident within a therapeutic relationship .

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25. Unusual Behavior
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  • Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report and document unusual behavior.
  • Observed patients to detect unusual behavior, and aided or restrained them to prevent injury to themselves or others.
  • Document the physical and emotional well-being as well as unusual behavior of patient.
  • Take note of unusual behavior in patients.
  • Assisted patients with adls, monitored patients to detect any unusual behavior, and recorded findings in patients chart.

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26. MHA
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Here's how MHA is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Qualified Mental Health Associate QMHA Counseled families overwhelmed by the clinical and legal aspects of special education and community based services.
  • Communicated with doctors, nurses, MHA's, PCA's, and patients both verbally and in writing.
  • Managed other MHA's in their duties and help them problem solving in tense and stressful situations.
  • Provide administrative direction and supervision to MHA's implementation of the unit schedule.
  • Worked full-time until Sept '07 at the LTC functioning as an MHA.
  • Promoted to Sr MHA-responsible for mentoring and supervising of mental health associates.
  • Assigned as co-leader MHA and Fire Marshal for the evening shift.
  • Provide daily, monthly and quarterly progress reports (QMHA).
  • Received promotion in December 2012 from MHA-I to MHA-II.
  • Conducted training and orientation of new hospital MHA staff.
  • Assigned responsibilities to MHA Shift Leaders.
  • Facilitate Didactic Groups while offering encouragement and support Being competent in all MHA standards and unite rules and policies.
  • Provided input to treatment teams on MHA interventions that could be utilized on patient personal recovery plans.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated performance of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Associates (CAMHAs).
  • Participated in the hiring of CAMHAs.
  • Prepared MHA Shift Leader time schedules, ensuring attendance of required training/meetings, and completion of duties.
  • Contributed to ongoing development of the MHA preceptor role, and precepting of new employees.
  • Assisted Nursing Education Coordinator and Nurse Leader on the development of curriculum training for MHAs.
  • Participated in meetings in order to update nursing careprocedures related to MHA skill level.
  • Ensured hospital and nursing policies were implemented consistently throughout each shift, informingMHAs of policy and procedural changes.

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27. Chemical Dependency
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Here's how Chemical Dependency is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Conducted individual and group counseling as well as providing education about chemical dependency and other relating topics.
  • Worked to provide a therapeutic environment for patients battling chemical dependency or who are psychologically affected.
  • Incorporate motivational interviewing to promote change and rehabilitate persons suffering from chemical dependency.
  • Coordinated 12-step meetings and facilitated chemical dependency groups on adolescent and adult units.
  • Specialize in working with adolescents having substance abuse and chemical dependency issues.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups on both chemical dependency and mental illness.
  • Assigned to the chemical dependency/rehabilitation and psychiatric units.
  • Escorted chemical dependency clients to Alcoholic Anonymous meetings.
  • Facilitated chemical dependency and behavior groups.
  • Provided direct care to 20 adult Patients with Mental Illness, Chemical dependency and Developmental disabilities in an acute care setting.
  • Worked with children and adolescents with severe behavioral problems, including a focus on adolescents with chemical dependency issues.
  • Provide service to students as they seek internships and careers in chemical dependency counseling and the human services field.
  • Experience on various in-patient units: Chemical Dependency, Geriatrics, Adult, Adolescent, and Special Intensities.
  • Provided counseling and educational support to inpatient clients on child, adolescent, adult, and chemical dependency units
  • Facilitated group education sessions including coping skills, chemical dependency, relapse prevention, and life skills.
  • Reviewed referrals for admissions, completed inquires for chemical dependency unit, and handled crisis calls
  • Work the chemical dependency, adult, pediatrics, autistic, and older adult units.
  • Educated client regarding disease concepts of chemical dependency issues and mental illness.
  • Educate patients and families on the effects of chemical dependency.
  • Executed daily operatons of Life Skills groups and Chemical Dependency groups to residents.

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28. Safety Checks
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  • Monitored patient safety via safety checks while assessing behavioral management needs.
  • Conducted and documented 15-minute safety checks according to policy.
  • Performed patient assessments, performed fifteen-minute safety checks, obtained vital signs, assisted with codes, documented patient care appropriately.
  • Contribute to the nursing staff by performing vitals and safety checks as well as charting and transporting.
  • Conducted routine safety checks every 15 minutes to ensure the security of the patients and the unit.
  • Worked as a team to ensure the safety of patients through safety checks and 1:1 supervision.
  • Performed routine safety checks on all patients to provide high level of care while ensuring safety.
  • Maintained safety of patients and psychiatric unit as a whole, completing patient safety checks.
  • Preform safety checks on patient rooms, beds and monitoring equipment.
  • Chart and summarize patient activity including safety checks every 15 minutes.
  • Performed safety checks of patients in accordance with published schedule.
  • Performed safety checks every 15 minutes.
  • Preform consistent safety checks on assigned unit with fifteen to twentyfive individuals.
  • Provided Crisis Intervention, de-escalation and safety checks as needed.

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29. Communication
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  • Utilized positive oral skills and good written communication skills, worked effectively across interdepartmental boundaries and disciplines
  • Observe and influences client behavior via communication, positive interaction, counseling and educational instruction.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Group topics included: emotional expression, relapse prevention, communication/interpersonal skills, etc.
  • Participated in Psycho educational groups, which deal with effective communication and healthy relationships.
  • Practice therapeutic interpersonal communication with patients to neutralize potential adverse events and actions.
  • Completed annual evaluations, daily progress notes and communication log documentation.
  • Maintained strong relationships with clients so open communication remained intact.
  • Conducted employee enrollment meetings and created employee communication material.
  • Provided interpersonal and communication skills with all professionals.
  • Tied communication with management team and IT analysts
  • Assisted Social Work with communication with other facilities regarding transfers, as well as gathering collateral information regarding patient's histories.
  • Provided behavioral management plans that included communication, self-help, safety, substance use decisions, and daily living skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest relations in communication, cooperation and give assistant to patient/guest in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Enter Physician orders and lab work into the system as directed by written and oral communication.
  • Conduct communication with clients about long and short term treatment options, completion of daily summaries.
  • Provided needed documentation and communications to staff, parents, and students.
  • Promote effective relationships and communication within the health care team.
  • Developed technical skills, analytical skills, management skills, communication skills, and time management skills.
  • Provided client with individual "talk-times" utilizing therapeutic communication skills.

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30. Emotional Support
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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Listen and provide emotional support and encouragement to psychiatric patients.
  • Monitored vital signs and provided emotional support.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support, helped patients meet programming goals and increase their independence.
  • Served as a role model and provided emotional support and guidance for the young individuals.
  • Provided emotional support while with residents to develop long term plans and goals.
  • Interacted with the patients who were in for treatment and provided emotional support.
  • Provide emotional support to patients with mental illnesses and/or substance abuse problems.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Provide behavioral/emotional support for the mentally ill Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication

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31. Data Entry
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Here's how Data Entry is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Implemented protocols for data entry and security, including mechanisms for quality control.
  • Performed patient registration and routine data entry on designated computer automated systems.
  • Maintained data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
  • Utilized company programs for proper data entry in administrative setting.
  • Complete office duties such as data entry, copying, filing, emailing, faxing, and scheduling follow-up appointments.
  • General office duties such as scheduling appointments, prioritizing workload, filing, extensive data entry, etc.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Light clinical work that include documenting behavior changes, filing, and data entry.
  • Perform various secretary/clerical duties, data entry, greeting clients, accepting payments.
  • Facilitated data entry for the maintenance of case files.
  • Performed data quality control on the AIOSS database, and report errors and data entry inconsistences to APO Senior Data Analyst.
  • Created all New Patient Brochures Scanned files and intake data entry Interacted with Physician, Staff and patients

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32. Physical Ailments
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  • Collect daily vital signs and assess for any physical ailments or changes in eating/sleeping patterns; reporting them to the nurse.
  • Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Reported change in behavior and or physical ailments to nursing supervisor.

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33. Suicidal Patients
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Here's how Suicidal Patients is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Intervened to restrain violent, potentially violent or suicidal patients to prevent injuries to themselves or others.
  • Restrain violent, potentially violent, or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Assisted nursing staff with suicidal patients, on one-to one suicidal watch.
  • Managed and restrained violent, potentially violent, and suicidal patients.
  • De-escalated violent or suicidal patients verbally or physically as required.
  • Observed mentally ill and suicidal patients Provided de-escalation communication techniques to calm patients Reported behavioral changes to registered nurses and physicians

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34. de-Escalation Techniques
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Here's how de-Escalation Techniques is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Trained in Nonviolent Crisis De-Escalation Techniques
  • Implemented modification skills and de-escalation techniques as well as maintaining safety and security to the crisis unit.
  • Provide crisis management and employ de-escalation techniques within an inpatient mental health setting.
  • Trained in de-escalation techniques to validate patient emotions and extinguish negative reinforcement.
  • Utilize verbal de-escalation techniques to address disruptive and/or dangerous behaviors.
  • Manage patient behaviors using de-escalation techniques and limit setting.
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques when necessary.
  • Trained in de-escalation techniques and SCM to maintain safety and/or prevent patients from harming themselves or others.
  • Experienced and trained in handling crisis situations utilizing verbal de-escalation techniques and in more serious cases restraints.
  • Reduce the amount of physical holds on the unit through de-escalation techniques and innovative treatment strategies
  • Use verbal de-escalation techniques to stop unit disturbances and subdue confrontational and/or violent patients.
  • Assisted students (ages 11 - 21) with implementing de-escalation techniques.
  • Applied De-escalation techniques in accordance with hospital policy for patients in need.
  • Experience using de-escalation techniques and providing safety for patients and staff.
  • Provided a safe work atmosphere with successful use of de-escalation techniques.
  • Use de-escalation techniques, meeting needs of adolescents.
  • Lead group therapy sessions, interacted with distressed patients using de-escalation techniques and one to one interactions.
  • Performed de-escalation techniques and non-violent restraining to maintain a safe and secure environment on the unit.
  • Work with behavioral/Learning Disability individuals Advocate for individuals best interest to accomplish goals/objectives De-escalation techniques to resolve conflicts

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35. Community Resources
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Here's how Community Resources is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Assist families in need of identifying necessary community resources.
  • Research community resources and prepare manuals as necessary.
  • Linked, arranged, and coordinated services to community resources, medical facilities, and support groups.
  • Assisted children in reaching their goals of coping with their mental health diagnoses while utilizing community resources.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Identified local community resources to engage families and met weekly with supervisor to discuss family progress.
  • Participated in treatment meetings with doctors, social workers, and community resources.
  • Assist patients with locating community resources that they qualify for.
  • Interacted with other community resources and advocated for clients.
  • Assist clients to identify and utilize community resources.
  • Assisted clients with accessing community resources.
  • Connect clients with community resources.
  • Educated clients on community resources.

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36. Counsel
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Here's how Counsel is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided one to one counseling and coordinated educational, therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Maintain chronological records of diagnostic and counseling sessions.
  • Conducted group counseling sessions along with individual counseling.
  • Scheduled clinical appointments for counseling.
  • Planned, organized and lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation and social activities for patients.
  • Observe and influence patients' behavior, communicating and interacting with them and teaching, counseling, or befriending them.
  • Provide daily care for residents; including counseling, case management, and advocacy in a therapeutic setting.
  • Key member of team serving as national counsel to American Medical Systems, Inc. and counsel to C.R.
  • Maintained and updated treatment reports that would be submitted to counselors and court staff.
  • Provided individual, family, group and crisis counseling when needed.
  • Mentor, counsel and provide safety and security of all clients.
  • Organized and conducting group counseling services for youth.
  • Counseled and processed feelings with residents and resolved patient conflict Document changes in patient behavior and communicated any changes with therapist.
  • Counseled co-dependants, physically and mentally disabled patients on employment and educational prospects.
  • Accompany counselors and observe patients and daily adjunctive therapy sessions.
  • Facilitate group counseling sessions and encourage patients to engage in expressivetherapy; analyze and chart patient progress on a daily basis.
  • Manage a case load of approximately 20 patients; maintain cases ensuring progress fromtreatment and counseling.
  • Evaluated, counseled, and restrained disturbed patients * Oversaw the safety of patients and alerted security
  • Provided group counseling for patients on mental ilness and substance abuse education.
  • Provide brief counseling or psychotherapy using evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, motivational interviewing, or other relevant skills.

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37. Physical Means
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Here's how Physical Means is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Observed and reported patient's behavior patterns and intervened by verbal or physical means as required.

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38. EKG
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Here's how EKG is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, administer EKG's, monitor vital signs, and obtain and distribute specimens.
  • Acquired vital signs, blood and other fluid samples as ordered along with ordered EKG's.
  • Process clients into the system, perform EKG's, and continue fifteen minute checks.
  • Check Patients Vital Signs and EKG machines to patients as needed.
  • Performed EKG's and vital signs.
  • Provided training for other Medical Assistants in all front office duties Measured vital signs and operated Electrocardiograph (EKG).
  • Perform routine medical tests, including vital signs, blood sugar sticks, and EKGs.
  • Performed 12 lead EKG's and bladder scans while under the supervision of a R.N.
  • Take vitals and EKGs of the patients.
  • Observe individuals on suicide watch Assist group and counseling sessions Provide EKG information on pts.

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39. Staff Members
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  • Developed and executed education for staff members, Demonstrated great written, verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Monitored, documented and communicated information with other staff members.
  • Created a menu with clients and communicated with fellow staff members to attain desired ingredients for particular meals.
  • Communicated through email with fellow staff members to coordinate events and actions that needed to be addressed.
  • Collaborated daily with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with co-workers and administration to improve attendance at the Mental Health Fair to 500 staff members
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
  • Assist the nurses and staff members in daily care of the patients.
  • Conducted and provided clinical training and support to facility staff members.
  • Greet family members, physicians, and other staff members.
  • Helped in orienting new staff members to the unit.

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40. Ensure Safety
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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Monitor and ensure safety of patients who are at high risk for harmful behavior to self or others.
  • Supervised other Mental Health Associates to maintain structured scheduling of activities and ensure safety of clients.
  • Provided ongoing monitoring and observation of patients to ensure safety and well being.
  • Conducted Environmental rounds checks daily to ensure safety for patients and staff.
  • Performed restraints as needed to ensure safety of staff and other residents.
  • Conducted intakes and monitored clients to ensure safety and enforce facility rules.
  • Manage and oversee the fitness facility to ensure safety for members.
  • Learned responsible restraint and take-down methods to ensure safety of patients.

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41. Client Wellness
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Here's how Client Wellness is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Worked in a high-intensity inpatient psychiatric acute unit to develop strategies to promote client wellness and a positive environment.
  • Develop or teach strategies to promote client wellness, independence and most importantly the client s safety.
  • Develop, educate and follow strategies and wellness plans to promote client wellness and independence.
  • Develop or teach strategies to promote client wellness and independence through didactic groups.
  • Developed and /or taught various strategies to promote client wellness and independence.
  • Develop and teach strategies to promote client wellness and independence.

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42. Conflict Resolution
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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Participated in various in-services to increase skills in medication, assessment and conflict resolution
  • Provided ongoing mediation, conflict resolution and facilitation between various R.I.C.A.
  • Led psycho educational groups including lessons on social skills, emotional regulation, and conflict resolution.
  • Trained in ASIST suicide prevention, HIPAA knowledgeable, VPI conflict resolution training.
  • Provided individual and group sessions to patients who have mental illness and/or substance use disorders Provided crisis management and conflict resolution
  • Provided crisis management, counseling, de-escalation, and conflict resolution.
  • Counseled residents in conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Provide training to patients in de-escalation, proper coping skills, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
  • Conflict resolution and situational de-escalation.

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43. Program Schedule
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Here's how Program Schedule is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Implemented patient treatment plan strategies by following daily program schedule as well as incorporating therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Assured daily program schedule is consistently implemented, including conducting scheduled therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Developed and updated treatment plans and developed program schedule.
  • Assured daily program schedule was consistently implemented.
  • Follow program schedule with minimal supervision.
  • Create program schedule/milieu with no supervision and make sure that program rules and guidelines are followed to ensure residents compliance.
  • Followed program schedule and guidelines, ensured safety for staff and residents by encouraging compliance with program expectations.
  • Follow program schedule along with rules and guidelines and ensure patient compliance with same.
  • Assure that the patient's daily program schedule is consistently being implemented.
  • Provide group and individual activities consistent with program schedule and patient need.
  • Conduct and follow program schedule of activities and group therapy.
  • Follow program schedule with minimal supervision and ensure patient compliance.
  • Follow program schedule - Courteous and professional with patients.
  • Assure daily program schedule is implemented.
  • Provide constant supervision of assigned patient population.Assure daily program schedule is consistently implemented, including conducting scheduled therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Implement daily program schedule according to patients treatment plan.

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44. Charge Nurse
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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Escorted patients to the Lab or for ETC and helped with other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse.
  • Observe patients for any signs of distress or medical issues and report them to supervisor or charge nurse.
  • Recorded all observations and reported to the charge Nurse the conditions of the patients.
  • Assist the Charge Nurse with admission of new patients and coordinate a safe transition.
  • Assisted the charge nurse in various functions including processing intake patients.
  • Assist the Charge Nurse and facilitate safe discharge of patients.
  • Accompany patients as assigned by Charge Nurse.
  • Report incidents promptly to Charge Nurse.
  • Report all areas of concern regarding patient s mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse.
  • Provide general nursing assistance, appropriate to patients age and as assigned and supervised by charge nurse.

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45. Medical Appointments
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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Maintained safety and effectively interacted with consumers, which included transportation and escorting patients to court and medical appointments.
  • Lead prescribed individual or group sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.-Escort patients to medical appointments.
  • Transported residents to and from medical appointments, weekend home passes, leisure and community outings, and transitional living.
  • Coached activities in daily life skills such as cooking, cleaning, shopping, medical appointments, etc.
  • Transport residents to and from medical appointments or other off campus activities when needed.
  • Escort patients to medical appointments, court sessions, or during family sessions.
  • Escort patients to various activities, meetings, and medical appointments.
  • Escort patients to medical appointments.

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  • Provided direct supervision of patients and assisted clinical staff by participating in staffing meetings.
  • Monitored client behavior and intervened with clinical staff when necessary.
  • Facilitate patient's transition toward discharge in conjunction with clinical staff by providing insight and support during the process.
  • Collaborated with nurses, psychiatrists, and other clinical staff in order to provide appropriate care for patients.
  • Served as a liaison between clinical staff, adolescent psychiatric coordinators, staff psychiatrist, and site director.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team with program psychiatrist, administrative staff and clinical staff.
  • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
  • Implement patient treatment plan strategies as directed by clinical protocols and clinical staff.
  • Support clinical staff (nurses and psychiatrists) in administering treatment.
  • Serve as a liaison between clinical staff and patients.
  • Assist clinical staff during patient group activities.
  • Maintained chart work on patients in residential facility Assisted clinical staff with medication distribution
  • Report and discuss high-risk behaviors/verbalizations with clinical staff daily.
  • Assist Clinical Staff by co-leading various psycho educational groups such as mentalizing, self-101, and mindfulness.
  • Interacted with other clinical staff and doctors in a professional manner.

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Answer telephone calls to provide gym and training information; prioritize and distribute messages to staff and agency leadership.
  • Facilitated and managed crisis telephone calls to include call tracing, patient disposition and level of care determination.
  • Perform day to day administrative functions such as answering telephone calls, data entry, copying and filing.
  • Answer incoming phone calls from the insured, agents and providers regarding their claim and policy questions.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as answering telephone calls, and maintaining medical or facility information.
  • Monitored & documented behavioral of clients during group, visitation, phone calls & peer interaction.
  • Assisted clients in scheduling home visits and phone calls and monitored effectiveness of these activities.
  • Answered phone calls and problem solved while being well organized and proper.
  • Assist with back up telephone calls from the Admissions and Referral Services.
  • Answered phone calls and directed consumers where to go.
  • Answered all inbound bilingual phone calls and questions.
  • Handled all incoming phone calls.
  • Make appointments schedule patients for MRI, CT scans and other test -Answer phone calls regarding medication refills and patient care.
  • Answer all phone calls on unit 6.

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48. Social Relationships
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Here's how Social Relationships is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Encouraged patients to participate in social, recreational, and other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
  • Facilitate therapeutic activities and groups which enhance interpersonal skills and aid in development of social relationships.

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49. DBT
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Here's how DBT is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Facilitate groups utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
  • Familiarized consumers with utilizing dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skills to cope with life situations.
  • Coach ladies on DBT skills.
  • Promote patients physical and emotional well-being through the coordination of physical activities and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) activities.

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50. Hippa
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Here's how Hippa is used in Mental Health Associate jobs:
  • Provided guidance to adults and children with emotional, mental disabilities and chemical addiction issues, utilizing HIPPA guidelines.
  • Adhered to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and Patient Privacy Act guidelines.
  • Certified in CPR/ First Aid, Notification of Privacy Act laws/ HIPPA, Food Safety Manager.
  • Adhere to Federal HIPPA guidelines while managing patient charts and Personal Health Information (PHI).
  • Provide medical documentation of patient information under the privacy of HIPPA Laws.
  • Ensured Patient safety and confidentiality with knowledge of HIPPA rules and regulations.
  • Followed confidentiality and HIPPA laws to maintain clients rights.
  • Ensured HIPPA and JCAHO compliance Obtained vitals for a floor of 22 patients per shift
  • Managed shift employees Trained new hires Maintained resident charts in accordance with hospital & HIPPA regulations Performed all mental health associate duties

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20 Most Common Skills For A Mental Health Associate

Crisis Intervention

18.6%

Patient Care

17.3%

Mental Health

12.3%

Behavioral Issues

10.8%

Treatment Plans

10.0%

Group Therapy Sessions

5.1%

Vital Signs

4.7%

Medical Records

3.0%

Substance Abuse

2.4%

Daily Living Activities

1.7%

Recreational Activities

1.6%

Direct Supervision

1.6%

ADL

1.6%

CPR

1.5%

Customer Service

1.5%

Safe Environment

1.5%

Personal Care

1.3%

RN

1.2%

Social Workers

1.1%

Blood Pressure

1.0%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mental Health Associate

Rank Skill
1 Crisis Intervention 15.4%
2 Patient Care 14.4%
3 Mental Health 10.2%
4 Behavioral Issues 9.0%
5 Treatment Plans 8.3%
6 Group Therapy Sessions 4.2%
7 Vital Signs 3.9%
8 Medical Records 2.5%
9 Substance Abuse 2.0%
10 Daily Living Activities 1.4%
11 Recreational Activities 1.4%
12 Direct Supervision 1.3%
13 ADL 1.3%
14 CPR 1.3%
15 Customer Service 1.3%
16 Safe Environment 1.2%
17 Personal Care 1.1%
18 RN 1.0%
19 Social Workers 0.9%
20 Blood Pressure 0.9%
21 CPI 0.8%
22 Anger Management 0.8%
23 Public Health 0.7%
24 Positive Role Model 0.7%
25 Unusual Behavior 0.7%
26 MHA 0.7%
27 Chemical Dependency 0.7%
28 Safety Checks 0.7%
29 Communication 0.7%
30 Emotional Support 0.7%
31 Data Entry 0.6%
32 Physical Ailments 0.6%
33 Suicidal Patients 0.6%
34 de-Escalation Techniques 0.6%
35 Community Resources 0.6%
36 Counsel 0.6%
37 Physical Means 0.6%
38 EKG 0.5%
39 Staff Members 0.5%
40 Ensure Safety 0.5%
41 Client Wellness 0.5%
42 Conflict Resolution 0.5%
43 Program Schedule 0.5%
44 Charge Nurse 0.4%
45 Medical Appointments 0.4%
46 Clinical Staff 0.4%
47 Phone Calls 0.4%
48 Social Relationships 0.4%
49 DBT 0.4%
50 Hippa 0.4%
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