Top Mental Health Worker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mental Health Worker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mental Health Worker resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.0% of Mental Health Worker resumes contained Crisis Intervention as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mental Health Worker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provide therapeutic intervention- Emotional support- crisis intervention
  • Provided case management for 64 residents which included individual treatment plans, administering daily medications and providing crisis interventions as needed.
  • Provided crisis intervention, suicide prevention services, and coordination for further psychiatric care in-patient and follow-up care post stabilization.
  • Provided crisis intervention and referral, along with case management services to newly returning veterans and veterans experiencing mental illness.
  • Conducted crisis intervention as needed; filed probate screening papers to judicial magistrate to have clients committed involuntarily when needed.
  • Managed psychiatric emergency services unit on weekends, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams in crisis interventions to ensure appropriate patient care.
  • Utilize proper Therapeutic Crisis Interventions Techniques to reduce Self Injuries Behaviors and aggressive behaviors to provide a safe therapeutic environment
  • Complete client intake and assessments Facilitated daily prevention groups Provide crisis intervention and supportive services for mental health populations
  • Provided empathetic direct care to acute adolescent psychiatric inpatients while monitoring their safety and preforming timely crisis intervention.
  • Assist in crisis situations using verbal crisis intervention, as well non-physical crisis intervention if necessary.
  • Collaborated with therapists in identifying patient change in status or mental condition for immediate assessment/crisis intervention.
  • Developed proficiency with risk assessment, and a comprehensive understanding of crisis intervention and emergency psychiatry.
  • Participated in crisis intervention Deescalated crisis with tactics such as, counseling and physical intervention, TCI
  • Developed and provided crisis intervention and family therapy and encouraged their self- esteem and self- sufficiency.
  • Performed crisis intervention, co- conducted psycho-social groups with patients and provided supervision on inpatient units.INTERNSHIPS
  • Utilized crisis intervention / management techniques to assist patients in de- escalating and refocusing.
  • Managed behavioral problems by providing counseling, support and crisis intervention for adolescent patients.
  • Provided crisis intervention when necessary and coordinated admissions into hospitals with other appropriate staff.
  • Maintained therapeutic milieu through use of crisis intervention and conflict management training and techniques.
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy, and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.

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2. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provide mental health services in co-ed adolescent residential facility in a psychiatric hospital.
  • Delivered mental health services to individuals experiencing mental and behavioral issues.
  • Perform a wide variety of duties to assist professional staff in coordinating and providing mental health services for mentally disabled patients.
  • Worked with partner and alone to assess family structures and determine family needs with regard to providing appropriate mental health services.
  • Complete mental health assessments via telephone, approve Chapter 51.15 emergency detentions, and provide referrals for mental health services.
  • Conduct admission assessments to clients seeking mental health services and admit clients into hospital accordingly or make appropriate referrals.
  • Experience in: administering mental health services to male and female youth, MH/MR, and juvenile delinquent clients.
  • Handled the tasks of organizing, planning and managing mental health services for individuals of different age groups.
  • Provide mental health services for the inpatient children's unit, ages range from three to twelve years.
  • Work with substance users, HIV positive and at risk participants to provide mental health services.
  • Assisted with daily living skills, accessing mental health services, medical services and employment services.
  • Provided mental health services on the impatient Chemical Dependency Unit and on an inpatient Psychiatric Unit
  • Out Pt, community mental health services to children, adults, and DD populations.
  • Provide mental health services to a wide range of clients with multiple and varied needs.
  • Delivered case management services for adults and older adults in need of mental health services.
  • Provide mental health services for adult patients, including ECT and dual diagnosis programs.
  • Provided milieu-based mental health services to over 60 clients in 5 project-based housing programs.
  • Support juvenile patients who require mental health services and/or assistance with criminal behavior.
  • Design and implement mental health services as indicated by individual client treatment plans.
  • Administered mental health services to adolescent females, ages 11 to 18.

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3. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Maintained safe body mechanics while participating in physically demanding, unpredictable and potentially hazardous patient care situations.
  • Coordinated adolescent educational needs by serving as key liaison to patient care advocate and school professionals.
  • Carry out clerical and administrative assignment to support patient care and department and organization operations.
  • Implemented behavioral plans instituted by a collaborative team to ensure high quality patient care.
  • Assist interdisciplinary staff to ensure the optimal patient care is delivered within established standards.
  • Documented and communicated clinical information related to patient care issues to providers and staff.
  • Collaborated closely with day treatment team to appropriately address and coordinate patient care services.
  • Provided patient care to adult mentally ill population in an acute inpatient psychiatric hospital.
  • Provided inpatient care to adolescents and adults diagnosed with psychiatric and substance related disorders.
  • Collaborated with attending psychiatrists and therapists in order to ensure outstanding patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care for residents in a short-term residential facility.
  • Collected and utilized observations to make recommendations for patient care.
  • Provide direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
  • Provided patient care and therapeutic interventions in escalated situations.
  • Provided direct patient care to hospitalized individuals.
  • Provided patient care activities and clerical activities.
  • Provide independent case management services to patients and their families through education, resource management, and advising on patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care services in accordance with an individual treatment plan, participated in planning and evaluation of patient needs.
  • Communicate important information between doctors, nurses, case managers, and loved ones regarding patient care and response to treatment.
  • Care for inpatient child, adolescent, and adult populations, assisting with patient care and the behavioral management programs.

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4. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Implement treatment plans as developed *Facilitate group psycho-educational discussions and one on one counseling Sessions *Maintain records noting progress and problems
  • Implemented residential treatment plans that were in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to facility administration.
  • Provided mental health treatment plans to individuals in groups coordinating mental educations games and group participation requirements.
  • Charted patient performance, initiated treatment plans, gained experience with psychotropic medication and psychiatric diagnostic categories.
  • Collaborated with (CMHT) Community Mental Health Team and Rehabilitation Counselors to develop individualize treatment plans.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary staff meeting to assess treatment plans and implement research-based changes to ensure client progress.
  • Suggested modifications to treatment plans based on observations of patients' behavior using behavioral analysis techniques.
  • Monitored and developed behavior modification program to ensure that treatment plans with appropriate interventions are intact.
  • Supported implementation of treatment plans, including rehabilitation programs, reports, and documented observations.
  • Structured and monitored treatment plans including individual and group therapy for inpatient and outpatient clients.
  • Develop and implement individualized culturally appropriate treatment plans which addressed medical and mental health needs.
  • Experienced in clinical documentation and reporting sessions as well as developing intensive treatment plans.
  • Utilize details of residents clinical history and current treatment plans for communication and documentation.
  • Developed, implemented and revised individualized treatment plans for emotionally-disturbed and mentally challenged students.
  • Work with behavioral specialist consultant to implement interventions in accordance with treatment plans.
  • Worked closely with case manager and therapist to generate and implement individual treatment plans
  • Provided therapy services, developed treatment plans, and reviewed and updated records/documents.
  • Followed and enacted individualized treatment plans given to patients by a psychiatrist.
  • Provided assessments, intakes and maintained up-to-date service/treatment plans and functional assessments.
  • Enlisted as active member of Interdisciplinary Team to develop individualized treatment plans.

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5. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Monitored youths w/severe behavioral issues*Observed movement among adolescents*Conducted community meeting groups & documentation of daily activities
  • Documented evening activities including behavioral issues, social challenges, or client responsibilities.
  • Developed interventions for clients with behavioral issues in order to deescalate crisis situations
  • Monitor children with behavioral issues and provided individualized care.
  • Communicate with the clinical team through written and voice mail reports of any behavioral issues that may occur.
  • Worked in a lodge for boy's residential treatment with severe behavioral issues and mental health diagnosis.
  • Worked with adolescents struggling with various mental health and behavioral issues in an after school program.
  • Developed weekly activities for children with mental disabilities, autism, and behavioral issues.
  • Set appropriate limits with clients and manage behavioral issues, maintaining a safe milieu.
  • Work with adolescents with a mental health and behavioral issues on an inpatient unit.
  • Assisted children who face problems such as disabilities/mental health and behavioral issues.
  • Assisted students who had behavioral issues get back into regular school.
  • Led groups to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for adolescents with behavioral issues.
  • Supervised children ages 8- who were diagnosed with behavioral issues.
  • Help clients and patients with severe behavioral issues.
  • Report any behavioral issues to RN.
  • Experience interacting with many different personality types that struggle with various behavioral issues.

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6. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Arranged full cycle of assistance services for often difficult clients and their families including medical/mental health/financial/housing/independent living and provided supportive coaching.
  • Collaborated with Masters-level and doctorate-level therapists in Implementation of behavioral intervention strategies to teach minors accountability and effective independent living skills.
  • Planned recreational and community activities, taught independent living skills, and supervised juveniles in their participation of daily activities.
  • Worked with an interdisciplinary team in assisting residents in acquiring and practicing independent living skills, facilitate groups as assigned.
  • Provided educational functioning skills to consumers to ensure the maintenance of self-sufficiency and independent living.
  • Provided rehabilitation, case management services to facilitate client development and independent living skills.
  • Monitor child safety-Supervise clients-Implement treatment plans developed by the clients therapist-Teach independent living skills
  • Worked closely with individual residents to facilitate the acquisition of independent living skills.
  • Provide crisis stabilization services-Work with client on independent living skills-Attend weekly clinical supervision
  • Assisted clients in moving toward independent living and community integration.
  • Promoted community integration and enhanced independent living skills.
  • Provide life skills training related to independent living, assist in accessing vocational training/GED classes, and assist in obtaining employment.
  • Facilitate partial care groups, consisting of psycho-educational groups to enhance social skills and to promote relapse prevention and independent living.
  • Support clients in developing independent living skills and symptom insight so they may go on to be autonomous and fulfilled.
  • Assisted individuals with mental health disorders with independent living, completed treatment plans, coordinate with other services providers.
  • Provided one to one and group treatment instruction, role modeling, therapeutic intervention, and independent living skills.
  • Performed duties for residential facility with MISA (Mentally Ill Substance Abusing) homeless adults preparing for independent living.
  • Developed solid relationships with clients, creating trust and the ability to assist clients with independent living skills.
  • Provided instruction to mentally disabled adults in independent living skills such as budgeting, food preparation and grooming.
  • Work with adult MH clients in independent living setting responsible with helping client get acclimated to everyday living.

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7. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Supervised patient interactions and monitored vital signs; maintained safety and followed the performance of comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Performed nursing procedures such as monitoring vital signs, administering medications and treatments.
  • Monitored vital signs and provided emotional support and assessed environment for safety hazards.
  • Socialized with patients while monitoring vital signs and medication schedules.
  • Record vital signs and any other important clinical information.
  • Performed daily mental/emotional assessment and vital signs.
  • Complete and documented Vital Signs, made minor nursing assessments within my scope of practice and reported unusual findings to supervisor.
  • Assisted nursing staff with admissions and discharges of psychiatric and detoxing patients, taking vital signs and the supervision of patients.
  • Monitored vital signs and recovery for 4-5 patients at one time, maintained IV therapy, and discharged patients as appropriate.
  • Noted and maintained records of patients' activities, such as vital signs, eating habits, and daily behavior.
  • Evaluated patients behavior Chart behavior activities in patient files Checked vital signs Assisted patients with feeding, bathing, and clothing
  • Provide intensive patient care, floor team leader, vital signs and educate and train new program specialist/mental health workers.
  • Assist with direct patient care, restraint, documentation, vital signs, monitor quiet room and locked door seclusion.
  • Take vital signs, evaluating patients by performing room checks every 30 minutes to assure patients are present and safe.
  • Perform technical procedures such as taking and recording patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.
  • Monitored vital signs, obtained EKG/ blood work, assisted with hygiene needs, meals and activities of daily living.
  • Assist RN carrying out treatment procedures including, but not limited to restraining patient, vital signs and other tasks.
  • Assisted inpatient staff in the collection of patient vital signs, delivery of exercise regimens and direction of activity groups.
  • Assess and complete CIWA withdrawal assessments, obtain vital signs, blood sugar levels, and medical care as needed.
  • Administered psychological medications, promoting and maintaining healthy vital signs, and providing insightful feedback to the Treatment Team.

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8. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assist patients in becoming accustomed to hospital routine and encourage them to participate in social and recreational activities to promote rehabilitation.
  • Observed, organized and participated in therapeutic programs, community meetings and recreational activities.
  • Helped autistic young adults engage with the community and participate in recreational activities.
  • Facilitate structure on campus and off campus recreational activities within facility procedural guidelines.
  • Organized, supervise and encourage patient participation in educational and recreational activities.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in therapeutic and recreational activities on the unit.
  • Engaged clients in recreational activities utilizing interventions and trial and error approaches.
  • Distributed medications, conducted rounds, coordinated in-house recreational activities for residents.
  • Participated in daily recreational activities to promote physical fitness and mental fortitude.
  • Socialized with consumers and lead them in educational and recreational activities.
  • Lead patients in therapeutic and recreational activities aimed at encouraging self-growth.
  • Supervised residents with activities of daily living and recreational activities.
  • Organize recreational activities that facilitate a positive, rewarding experience.
  • Participated in recreational activities and accompanied youth on weekly outings.
  • Assist in organizing therapeutic and recreational activities for assigned patients.
  • Planned, implemented and facilitated therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Record conditions, lead them in therapeutic and recreational activities
  • Planned and provide direct programming of therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Organized and led therapeutic and recreational activities for patients.
  • Led patients to any educational or recreational activities.

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9. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assisted with developing and implementing an intensive outpatient substance abuse program for adults and adolescents within the tribal community.
  • Provided residential-based substance abuse prevention counseling to teenagers and adults with past substance abuse history.
  • Provide clinical supervision to Fourth Year medical students providing clinical intakes for substance abuse patients.
  • Monitored consumers with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse diagnoses in a community residential program.
  • Facilitated substance abuse and mental health groups utilizing motivational interviewing module techniques.
  • Provided support to consumers with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disabilities.
  • Provided substance abuse and symptom management education groups for residents.
  • Facilitated group sessions with adolescents with substance abuse challenges.
  • Facilitated individual and family therapy including substance abuse treatment.
  • Provided substance abuse and recovery related didactic support.
  • Conducted substance abuse process and psycho-educational groups.
  • Provided individual/group adult counseling regarding substance abuse.
  • Coordinated and Facilitated Substance Abuse Groups.
  • Provided assistance to up to 27 residents with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorder in the hospital's Emergency Housing Program.
  • Provided a safe, secure and therapeutic environment for adults and adolescents to receive treatment for substance abuse and dual disorders.
  • Gained experience in working with emotionally troubled adults, adolescents and children, as well as adults with substance abuse problems.
  • Collected urine samples for substance abuse testing Wrote specialized behavior plans on such topics as peer relations and group participation.
  • Assist patients in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, poverty, unemployment, and physical abuse.
  • Conduct group sessions, to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, relating to mental or physical illness conditions.
  • Worked on all five in-patient units (military, alcohol/substance abuse rehab, psychiatric, & child/adolescent units)4.

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10. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities, behavioral management, provided supervision and counseling as necessary.
  • Assisted individuals with disabilities in daily living activities and community outings.
  • Assist and supervise mental illness and retardation with daily living activities
  • Coordinated discussion groups and assisted patients in daily living activities.
  • Documented daily behavior and assisted with daily living activities.
  • Assist with daily living activities and implementing individual treatments.
  • Assist with daily living activities as required, eating, dressing, bathing, bed making and maintaining general housekeeping.
  • Instructed and assisted patients in daily living activities, assisted with the daily school and homework assignments.
  • Assisted patients with to establish and maintain their daily personal hygiene care and other daily living activities.
  • Assist with daily living activities (eating, dressing, ambulation, toileting and bathing).
  • Assist in daily living activities such as showering, toileting, and education on proper hygiene.
  • Helped patients with daily living activities including those that were physically dependent and mentally ill.
  • Assisted with patients' vitals collections, daily living activities, and medication maintenance.
  • Assist patients with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Assist adults that are in a group foster home with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities in a locked down psychiatric facility.
  • Coordinate daily living activities, interacting with client and family members.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities, goals and performance.
  • Evaluated resident's daily living activities and current mental status.
  • Assist patients in performing daily living activities.

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11. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to support the children s education plans, behavioral and ADL goals, and relationship-building skills.
  • Take patients vital signs, assist assigned number of patients with daily ADL's, assisted patients through daily goals.
  • Assist patients with ADLS to attend therapeutic groups, admissions, discharges, and one on one with patients.
  • Assist and encourage patients with ADL's including feeding, ambulating, and hygiene to promote patient care.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's; Ran groups for patients; Assisted nurses; Wrote progress notes
  • Educate consumers in performing ADL's, such as personal hygiene clothing and money management.
  • Assist with developing and practicing ADL's in addition to helping set daily goals.
  • Assisted and encouraged patients with ADL's such as bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Helped patients perform ADL's; such as eating, bathing and toileting.
  • Assisted clients with ADL skills in their homes and in the community.
  • Lead insight oriented, cognitive-behavioral and ADL groups on acute inpatient unit.
  • Maintained a caseload of 14 patients, working under strict deadlines.
  • Case notes and take vitals, do admissions and ADL assistance.
  • Assist residents with ADL'S, assist nurses with medication pass.
  • Cleaned and organized patient homes and assisted with ADL's.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's, obtained vital sign's.
  • Conducted recreational, social and ADL groups for patients.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform ADL.
  • Assisted with ADL (activities of daily living).
  • Promoted and facilitated ADL Skill building and group development.

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12. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided nursing care for patients with mental health disorders in psychiatric units under direct supervision and collaboration of registered nurses.
  • Direct supervision of patients, maintain safety within the hospital environment by monitoring patient for unsafe behaviors.
  • Supported mental health team in state psychiatric facility under direct supervision of registered nurses.
  • Provided direct supervision and crisis management to patients for safety of milieu.
  • Provided direct supervision and patient support while implementing personalized treatment plans.
  • Provide direct supervision, safety and crisis management for patient/resident population
  • Provide direct supervision and emotional support to the adolescents.
  • Provided direct supervision and patient support.
  • Provide direct supervision to patients and staff members to keep the unit floor safe, quiet, therapeutic and running smoothly.
  • Provided daily direct supervision and behavioral monitoring of 6-15 clients aged 5-14 years in an educational and therapeutic setting.
  • Provide direct supervision and patient support, engage patients in therapeutic activities, organize and run group programs.
  • Provided care, counseling, and direct supervision to women afflicted with psychiatric issues and trauma.
  • Provide direct supervision and complete daily paperwork to monitor client's behavior.
  • Provided direct supervision during community events, field trips and special events.
  • Direct supervision and instruction of 10 to 25 Support Staff.
  • Direct supervision of 4-8 mentally challenged adults.
  • Direct supervision of mental health crisis patients.
  • Direct supervision of 15-20 mentally ill adults.
  • Provide direct supervision of children 6-17 yrs.
  • Provide direct supervision of patients/residents.Maintain safety within the milieu by constantly monitoring Patients/residents for potentially unsafe behaviors.

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13. Patient Behavior

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Here's how Patient Behavior is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided safe and healthy therapeutic environment through observation of patient behavior, collection of data, group and individual interventions.
  • Assessed and supervised patients on child and adult inpatient behavioral health hospital units, completed correlating documentation.
  • Recognized change in patient behavior, such as increasing agitation and/or reality detachments and document outcomes.
  • Performed in-depth analysis of Patient behavior, recommended interventions for Patients care during individualized staff talks.
  • Identified, reported, and recorded patient behaviors based on professional knowledge and personal observation.
  • Observed patient behaviors, recorded progress, and facilitated creative recreational and therapeutic activities.
  • Monitored patient behavior for abnormality's and reported unusual behavior to attending psychiatrist.
  • Documented patient behavior and monitored patient behavior, facilitated individual and group therapy.
  • Documented patient behavior; monitored suicidal and homicidal patients and counsel as needed.
  • Monitored, evaluated and documented patient behaviors related to patient care plan.
  • Documented patient behavior/progress throughout treatment and communicated this to treatment team.
  • Monitored and documented patient behavior reported assessment to attending Psychiatrist.
  • Observed and documented patient behavior in response to prescribed medication.
  • Monitored patient behavior to ensure physical and emotional safety.
  • Entered chart information daily based on fluctuation in patient behavior/routine
  • Led and participated in patient behavioral modification therapy.
  • Detailed documentation of patient behaviors/group attendance and participation.
  • Anticipated and interpreted patient behavior to prevent crisis.
  • Monitor and document patient behavior in chart accurately.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of patient behavior and progress.

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14. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Maintained an emotionally and physically safe environment while mentoring children by adhering to employee safety codes and regulations.
  • Provided a safe environment both mentally and physically for adults with mental and physical disabilities.
  • Provided a safe environment while facilitating a young women's group focused on educational discussions.
  • Supervised and designed individual and group physical fitness activities promoting a healthier and safe environment.
  • Facilitate group sessions with patients providing a safe environment while establishing a therapeutic relationship.
  • Helped education staff maintain a safe environment for children with specialized education programs.
  • Provide a therapeutic and safe environment by assuming responsibility for children in need.
  • Provide patient care through careful observation and maintaining a structured safe environment.
  • Maintained safe environment and assisted when patients needed intervention requiring physical restraint.
  • Provided therapeutic support in a psychiatric facility, creating a safe environment.
  • Facilitated community group meetings resolving unit conflicts; maintained safe environment.
  • Provide a safe environment for youth and families reconciliation and reunification.
  • Provide a safe environment by evaluating and reporting hazardous conditions.
  • Maintained a safe environment and effectively responded to emergency situations.
  • Provided safe environment for adolescents in residential treatment program.
  • Maintained safe environment through structure and direct supervision.
  • Deescalated agitated clients to maintain a safe environment.
  • Promoted a therapeutic and safe environment.
  • Maintain safe environment for adolescent patients
  • Provide a clean and safe environment for client's to work on medication and behavioral stabilization over a two week period.

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15. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Perform necessary personal care services.
  • Transport clients/patients to appointments and appointment scheduling while conducting meal prep, providing personal care, and taking vital signs.
  • Check in and out new residents and visitors, answer phones, patient personal care and assist with daily activities.
  • Provided personal care such as bathing, changing briefs, assisted with medication, oral care, and meal planning.
  • Provide nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally disturbed patients.
  • Provided daily personal care which included personal hygiene, feeding, housekeeping and other aspects of daily living.
  • Train, monitor and assist patients/residents with personal care and grooming, and activities of daily living.
  • Chart on patients daily to monitor progress as well as take vitals and oversee day-to-day personal care.
  • Monitored and discussed the importance of medication compliance, health and safety, personal care and nutrition.
  • Assisted clients with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, personal care and chores.
  • Performed group sessions on personal care and general living conditions to the mentally ill patients.
  • Provide services to the residents as a role model, motivator, and personal care-taker.
  • Worked with mentally ill patients, providing assistance with daily activities and personal care.
  • Provided personal care to patients which included bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Provide personal care assistance to 4 mentally ill adults in a home setting.
  • Provided personal care, prepared, served, and cleaned up from meals.
  • Assist individuals with mental health issues with daily living skills and personal care.
  • Assisted participants with housecleaning, banking, personal care.
  • Help in individuals in meeting his/her personal care needs.
  • Assisted with bathing and other personal care.

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16. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Trained in Safety Crisis Management, First Aid, Sanctuary, CPR, Fire Safety, and Medical Administration.
  • Trained in crisis and physical interventions, cultural competence, axis diagnosis, CPR and First AID trained.
  • Acted as American Red Cross and American Heart Association First Aid and CPR instructor for hospital employees.
  • Provided health and safety interventions through the administration of medications, First Aid, and CPR.
  • Trained in TCI lower and higher level interventions, CPR, first aid, and AED.
  • Performed CPR/Heimlich techniques correctly and safely according to the specifications of the American Heart Association.
  • Completed Crisis Prevention Training; certified in CPR & AED by American Heart Association.
  • Learned proper restraints and became certified in such, as well as CPR.
  • Acquired Agency Affiliated Counselor, First Aid/CPR, and Food Handlers Certificates.
  • Trained in CPR & First Aid to administer in case of emergency.
  • Illustrated competency in CPR/First Aid, Human Rights and HIPPAA.
  • Completed CPR certifications for adults, children, and infants.
  • Instructed CPR training to current staff and new employees.
  • Certified to perform First Aid/CPR, and physical restraint.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid during this time.
  • Completed CPR and First Aid training.
  • Trained in self-defense and CPR.
  • Up to date on CPR and First aid.
  • Conducted CPR accreditations for staff members * Supervised and monitored positive peer groups * Assessed patients during admissions
  • Work with and take care of mental patients and had training before working with clients and CPR certified

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17. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Collaborated with clinical team including social workers, psychiatrists and nurses to create effective and individualized treatment and behavior modification plans.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary treatment teams including Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Registered Nurses and Mental Health Workers.
  • Facilitated daily activities of severely emotionally disturbed adolescents; collaborated with social workers to implement techniques for effective behavior modification
  • Coordinated referrals with neighboring hospitals and emergency rooms, working closely with medical providers and social workers.
  • Bachelor Level Social Workers- Responsible for conducting court hearings for all involuntary mental health commitments.
  • Assisted social workers with analysis of documentation by organizing and summarizing information from the files.
  • Provided absence coverage for other hospital staff including psychologists and social workers
  • Advocated for families and collaborated with county social workers, attorneys, therapists, psychiatrists, school personnel and foster parents.
  • Work alongside physicians, nurses, rehab therapists and social workers to determine the best treatment plan for the clients.
  • Work within a team of nurses, technicians, social workers, and physicians to provide optimal care for patients.
  • Assisted Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Psychiatrists in encouraging patients to participate in the milieu.
  • Served as an active member of each patient's interdisciplinary team of nurses, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists.
  • Maintain communication with Therapist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, probation Officers, Social workers, and other service related staff.
  • Collaborated with doctors, nurse managers, nurses, social workers, and mental health workers regarding patient care plan.
  • Worked as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses and social workers.
  • Assisted Master level social workers with all necessary paperwork and statistics for the county and the hospital system.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers and therapists that are involved with the clients case.
  • Worked with psychiatric nurses, social workers, conservators, and psychiatrists to provide customized care plans.
  • Worked alongside therapists and social workers to provide the children with an enjoyable and therapeutic summer experience.
  • Recorded vital signs, wrote progress notes for follow up by clinical social workers and physicians.

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18. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided specific level of supervision at visitation areas to ensure safety/security of patients/residents and visitors by verifying identity of visitor.
  • Deescalated suicidal/homicidal clients over the phone to ensure safety until LCSW clinician/police could arrive.
  • Provided great customer service by overseeing adolescent activities to ensure safety of patients and others
  • Worked with patients experiencing acute psychiatric episodes to ensure safety and assist in recovery.
  • Implemented proactive behavioral management techniques to ensure safety of all individuals throughout the shift.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational support groups and ensure safety and well being of the patient population.
  • Managed milieu to ensure safety and well-being of patients and staff at all times and assisted with planning follow-on care.
  • Assisted in the management of the milieu to ensure safety and a therapeutic environment.
  • Monitor the condition of the facility to ensure safety and Title 22 compliance.
  • Monitor clients in the House to ensure safety and to maximize therapeutic benefit.
  • Perform hourly rounds of client houses to ensure safety and monitor behavior.
  • Performed daily rounds and patient check-ins to ensure safety of the unit.
  • Monitor patients and environment to ensure safety for patients and staff.
  • Perform quality every 15-minute checks to ensure safety among all clients.
  • Conducted a periodic hall check to ensure safety and proper health.
  • Performed 15 minute rounds to ensure safety of the patients.
  • Used critical thinking skills to ensure safety of all patients.
  • Overlook employees on shift to ensure safety of residents.
  • Monitor all patients on unit to ensure safety.
  • Monitor vital signs and ensure safety of patient.

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19. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Lead group therapy sessions regarding stress management, depression and facilitated Narcotic and Alcoholic Anonymous meetings.
  • Conducted inpatient groups such as community meetings, co-facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions in a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Co-facilitated psycho-educational group therapy sessions using the Sanctuary Model.
  • Co-facilitated weekly group therapy sessions.
  • Organized and facilitated group therapy sessions on topics such as: stages of change, relapse prevention, and stress reduction.
  • Experienced in holding therapy, conducted group therapy sessions, escorted patients to various appointments, collected lab specimens.
  • Developed care plans of treatment, provided daily therapy sessions to individual patients, and facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic individual and group therapy sessions based on client's specific diagnosis, needs, and goals.
  • Provide assistance with daily tasks, medications, group therapy sessions and activities such as art therapy.
  • Assist with instructing an educational life skills group, written assignments activities, and group therapy sessions.
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions, including CBT, mindfulness, coping skills, emotional regulation, etc.
  • Cultivated the importance of mindfulness, deep breathing techniques, therapeutic games and facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Assisted lead clinician with group therapy sessions to adolescents between the ages of 6-13 years old.
  • Conducted individual, family, and group therapy sessions for patients and their families.
  • Interact with the residents in all aspects of treatment, conduct group therapy sessions.
  • Plan and implement therapeutic arts and crafts activities in group therapy sessions.
  • Played a key role in group therapy sessions by facilitating groups.
  • Conducted daily Individual and Group therapy sessions with clients.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions under auspices of LMHC.

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20. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Collaborate with the Roosevelt Initiative/Department of Social Services to provide family support and linkage to community resources.
  • Provided education to Veterans and family regarding mental illnesses, available therapies, and community resources.
  • Maintained awareness of community resources and assisted persons served in appropriate use of community resources.
  • Facilitate referrals and discharge planning to community resources for continuation of services.
  • Collaborate with community resources to promote awareness and substance abuse issues.
  • Encouraged individuals to utilize community resources to improve/enhance daily living skills.
  • Facilitated access to and integrated community resources on behalf of clients.
  • Retained knowledge of community resources and assisted individuals with accessing resources.
  • Assisted with transportation and linked consumers to community resources.
  • Provided crisis management in conjunction with community resources.
  • Identify and assess family or community resources.
  • Assisted patients in locating community resources.
  • Assessed inmate's needs for community resources such as housing, medical and mental health care to insure post incarceration success.
  • Provide services to clients by completing Disposition Screening Forms; assess client needs, link clients to appropriate community resources.
  • Coordinated, made referrals, or arranged for appropriate community resources when needed, acts as an advocate if necessary.
  • Assisted homeless TAY with connecting to various community resources i.e., EDD, SSI, Food stamps, WIC etc.
  • Organized and held support activities for clients and assisted clients in receiving additional support from state and community resources.
  • Job Description: * Advocacy * Linkage to community resources, housing and funding assistance case monitoring, etc.
  • Advocated for participant services such as: community resources, public aid, medical care, housing, etc.
  • Facilitate access to community resources related to basic needs, child care, and parent's health and sufficiency.

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21. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provide therapeutic interaction to include reminiscence, memory stimulation, socialization, reality orientation, and anger management for able patients.
  • Utilized behavior modification, education, modeling, parenting, cognitive, anger management techniques to assist in stabilizing families.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and lead therapeutic groups relating to anger management, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups to implement anger management, problem solving, and family issues.
  • Developed and directed treatment groups including anger management and stress management.
  • Facilitated individual counseling and Anger Management groups.
  • Facilitated Groups including Addiction Recovery and Anger Management, Provided One on 0ne Support, Assisted Residents with Personal Care Needs
  • Facilitated numerous groups for adolescents and adults such as substance abuse groups, life skill groups and anger management groups.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy focusing on decision making skills, anger management, physical abuse, and substance abuse.
  • Assisted with daily living skills, life skills groups, and helping them with anger management and coping skills.
  • Conducted power point presentations about suicide awareness, combat stress, stress management, anger management, etc.
  • Applied therapy sessions regarding ADHD, HIV, child abuse, empowerment, parent skills and anger management.
  • Lead anger management, coping skills, and mental health knowledge based groups for individuals with mental illness.
  • Conduct daily focus, social skills, life skills, anger management, and substance abuse groups.
  • Designed curriculum for weekly focus groups on anger management, problem solving, coping and social skills.
  • Teach life skills and anger management to groups of fifteen residents, shift lead of unit.
  • Facilitated groups for Substance Abuse, Sexual Education, Anger Management, Social Skills, etc.
  • Conducted specialized group sessions in the areas of tobacco cessation, anger management and stress control.
  • Led therapy groups with patients focusing on anger management, social skills, and coping skills.
  • Assisted with group therapy that included social skills, anger management, and assertive training.

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22. Crisis Management

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Here's how Crisis Management is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Facilitate Clinical Services training seminars and Safe Crisis Management Seminars for direct care staff and therapists.
  • Collaborated with teachers and therapists to consistently update the children's individual crisis management plans.
  • Provide clinical intervention and effective crisis management for individuals and groups of psychiatric patients.
  • Coordinated crisis management activities with on and off grounds law-enforcement
  • Provided therapeutic interventions and crisis management during times of escalation
  • Provide daily milieu management and crisis management as needed.
  • Applied more restrictive crisis management interventions when necessary.
  • Provided crisis management and intervention as needed.
  • Completed Comprehensive Crisis Management training.
  • Applied principles of Orlando Nursing Theory and the Crisis Management Prevention in efforts to monitor and maintain a therapeutic environment.
  • Provide individual, couples, & group therapy, in addition to providing crisis management using evidenced based practices.
  • Provide crisis management support to residents calling the 24 hour line while demonstrating calm and reassuring manner.
  • Attend weekly Intensive Crisis Management (ICM) to organize a plan for the clients that week.
  • Implement individual crisis management plans as well as effective structure and coping skills for each child!
  • Utilized behavioral and crisis management techniques to resolve any issues that arose in the population.
  • Experience with crisis management and providing support to patients diagnosed with mental and dramatic trauma.
  • Utilized Safe Crisis Management to ensure the safety of children and staff.
  • Assisted client in utilizing a crisis management plan when needed.
  • Responded to hospital crises and engaged in crisis management.
  • Respond to crisis management in other residences as needed.

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23. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Maintained ongoing contact with external consumers involved in the case management process to monitor treatment/progress and provide guidance for participant.
  • Facilitated supportive services/counseling for client family members to address special concerns and ease the transition into mental health center services.
  • Collaborated with family on the development and implantation of systemically based interventions focused to help change family survival pattern.
  • Monitored behaviors of teenage girls with psychological issues, documented behaviors and concerns and attended meetings to discuss behaviors.
  • Provided individual and group mental health therapy to teenagers at Northwestern High School and Detroit Collegiate Preparatory.
  • Understand theories concerning personality development and behavior patterns involved in treatment of mental challenges.
  • Monitored and documented patients abnormal and psychotic behaviors that responded to internal stimuli.
  • Worked one-on-one with students presenting with a Learning Disability and/or Mental Health diagnosis.
  • Participate in developing and implementing alternative behavioral management strategies and reward reinforcement programs.
  • Ensured California State 5150/5250 and Safety Rounds documentation was correctly completed and processed.
  • Provide supervision of members/residents and maintain milieu as needed during awake overnight shifts.
  • Mediated and managed concerns and disruptions through proven crisis management and intervention techniques.
  • Connected families to resources and collaborated with internal and external agency supports.
  • Provided one-to-one care sessions which include documenting behavioral changes and sleeping patterns.
  • Assisted patients in developing effective strategies for managing internal and external stress.
  • Supervised mental health workers and provided clinical supervision for counseling interns.
  • Supervised residents' evening and morning hygiene and activity routines.
  • Completed detailed progress reports on residents, identifying behavioral patterns.
  • Modeled the ability to learn computer programs effectively.
  • Provided individual counseling as a Certified Counselor Intern.

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24. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided individual/family counseling and therapeutic activities.
  • Provided individual mental health and addiction counseling to adults suffering from alcoholism or heroin addiction who varied in age and ethnicity.
  • Co-facilitated groups and provided individual counseling based on relative topics, seclusion, depression, separation from family etc.
  • Communicated important referral and client information to counselors and psychiatrists, including information such as confidential patient history.
  • Deliver supportive counseling to assist consumers with building positive skills and emphasizing the importance of decreasing negative symptoms.
  • Prepared consumers to enter the workforce through organized role-playing activities, written skills building exercises and individual counseling.
  • Worked with approximately 10 adults at their residences and provided case management and individual counseling.
  • Practiced counseling, psychological therapy, behavioral analysis to better regard case specific needs.
  • Co-facilitated group therapy sessions and conducted individual counseling sessions with adolescent males ages 12-18.
  • Adhered to strict confidentiality guidelines regarding all patient information, counseling sessions and referrals.
  • Provide individual counseling and case management services, including completing 2010E Housing applications.
  • Counseled patients in several inpatient departments, including adolescent and adult dual diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling to patients, educated them on medications, and facilitated referrals.
  • Provided individual, family and group counseling for individuals experiencing mental health issues.
  • Provide supervision and counseling services to residents diagnosed with severe psychiatric disorders.
  • Supervised family visits; coordinated care with counselors and mental health professionals.
  • Counseled emotionally and behaviorally disturbed adolescents individually and in a group setting.
  • Worked as on-call counselor and supported children and adolescents in residential treatment.
  • Facilitated and co-facilitated group counseling with adolescent males and females ages 12-18.
  • Provided medication monitoring as well as counseling for the participants as assigned.

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25. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assist nursing supervisors with daily administrative duties consisting of taking blood pressure and weighing patients, keep up patient history.
  • Monitored mental clients; passed out medication; conducted head count, blood pressure, and blood draws, etc.
  • Assessed new patients upon admittance including weapon and self-destructive items search, blood pressure and temperature screening, etc.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output.
  • Performed patients vital testing to include height, weight, blood pressures, temperature and oxygen levels.
  • Recorded vitals including pulse, blood pressure, respiratory, blood oxygen level, and temperature.
  • Obtain blood pressure, temperature and pulse from patients each morning and help with patient needs.
  • Obtain and graph vital statistics for patients including blood pressure, temperature and pulse readings.
  • Assisted nurses in obtaining patient's vitals (blood pressure, heart rate, respirations and temperature).
  • Performed rountine medical checks of blood pressure,temperature and respiration.
  • Perform same duties as a CNA -Blood pressure readings -Temperature readings -Weight readings -Hourly rounds to assure patients safety

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26. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assisted medication nurse with medication compliance by direct observation post medication administration to insure patient did not spit medication out.
  • Passed medication to residents and documented medication administration on paper Medication Administration Record (MAR) on a daily basis.
  • Supervised the self-administration of medications, reviewed medication orders, and transcribed and updated orders on Medication Administration Records.
  • Facilitated medication administration, client charting and the transportation of clients* Provided counseling to clients with dual diagnoses
  • Account for controlled medications, (MAC) Medication Administration Certification for administering medications to patients.
  • Assisted clients with medication administration/ assistance at assigned time.
  • Assisted patients with self-medication administration per doctor's orders.
  • Coordinated medication administration for 38 residents per day.
  • Provide Group leadership and medication administration assistance.
  • Supervised medication administration according to program policy.
  • Case Management Medication Administration Person-In-Charge of Building
  • Assisted individuals with money management, medication administration, problem solving, stress reduction, independent living, and socialization skills.
  • Assisted with activities such as personal hygiene, money management, medication administration, and ensuring the safety of the individual.
  • Certified with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medication Administration Program (MAP) to administer medication for the DMH.
  • Assist with medication administration, documentation in MAR's, health progress notes and client behavioral logs.
  • assisted residents in daily medication consumption, completed Medication Administration Records, requested refills, logged in and out all medications.
  • Provided hourly room checks, medication administration, and emergencytransport.
  • Monitored three ladies assisting them with daily needs, preparing dinner and lunch, medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Thisincluded medication administration, behavioral management, and dietaryneeds.
  • Prepared medication administration Maintained documentation Taught ILS skills to clients

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27. CPI

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Here's how CPI is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Respond to and assist in behavioral codes working as a team member to successfully manage patient using methods obtained in CPI training
  • Trained in provision of CPI, CPR, food handling, infection control and basic nursing care.
  • Participate in restraint/seclusion procedures as necessary with treatment team using Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) model.
  • Utilized techniques of Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and mediation training in conflict management.
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention (CPI) including the CPI verbal escalation continuum model.
  • Trained in CPI crisis intervention, CPR, Body Mechanics,
  • Conduct crisis stabilization via sanctioned CPI techniques with staff assistance.
  • Trained in CPI for non-violent intervention of the patients.
  • Acted as code team captain using the CPI model.
  • TEAM and CPI trained to restrain when necessary.
  • Trained in CPI protocol with restraint training.
  • Maintained CPI in all behavioral interventions.
  • Certified CPR and CPI Instructor.
  • Use CPI training when necessary.
  • Certified in First Aide, CPI, and QMAP.
  • Trained in First Aid CPR AED and CPI
  • Trained and certified in CPI de-escalation and restraint techniques and use of safety equipment for both adult and child-sized patients.
  • Assist patients in crisis through use of verbal de-escalation techniques and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) non-violent intervention techniques.
  • Trained in CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) in de-escalating patients who are harmful to themselves or others.
  • Trained in CPI (Crisis Prevention & Intervention) Certified in CPR

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28. Psychiatric Patients

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Here's how Psychiatric Patients is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assisted nursing staff in assessment, evaluation, and daily hospitalization needs of psychiatric patients utilizing individualized plans of care.
  • Assisted in providing nursing and therapeutic care for adult and adolescent psychiatric patients in an acute-care hospital setting.
  • Trained in therapeutic restraint of physically explosive and dangerous psychiatric patients.
  • Listened and provided emotional support and encouragement to psychiatric patients.
  • Provided physical care and emotional support for hospitalized psychiatric patients.
  • Assist nursing staff and provide therapeutic environment for psychiatric patients
  • Participated in daily therapeutic interventions for psychiatric patients.
  • Conducted admission interview and assessment of psychiatric patients.
  • Executed diverse maneuvers to safely restrain psychiatric patients.
  • Direct monitoring of psychiatric patients.
  • Provide direct clinical services to psychiatric patients diagnosed with various schizophrenia types, bipolar, major depressive disorder and dual diagnosis.
  • Supervised 5 to 22 psychiatric patients while leading informational, physical fitness, psycho-social therapy, and recreational group sessions.
  • Provide direct care services to adult psychiatric patients which includes care, treatment, rehabilitation, and educational needs.
  • Work within team of nursing staff to provide structure, safety, and therapeutic care for admitted psychiatric patients.
  • Establish a therapeutic working relationship with psychiatric patients and families for the duration of the hospital stay.
  • Worked with severely ill psychiatric patients frequently who produce a high level of stress and mental fatigue.
  • Work with acute psychiatric patients from ages as young as four years old to middle age adults.
  • Provided in-patient and out-patient support services to children, adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatric patients.
  • Generated problems, goals, and objectives to formulate an individualized treatment plan for psychiatric patients.
  • Provide direct patient care to adult and geriatric psychiatric patients in a locked inpatient unit setting.

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29. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided training and counseling to correctional officers, medical staff and teachers on appropriate utilization of the
  • Provided hands-on care on NOC shift and assisted a medical staff and case managers with a caseload of up to 15.
  • Served as patient liaison to treatment team and assisted medical staff in treatment of acute patients in medical and psychiatric emergencies.
  • Performed duties in care of patients in Mental health facility and Nursing home under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff by accompanying patients to court and outings; took and recorded patient's vital signs; S.O.A.P.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients along with professional medical staff and support staff within the department.
  • Observed patients in order to detect behavior patterns and reported observations to medical staff and treatment team.
  • Assisted mentally impaired patients with daily therapeutic and hygiene needs under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Coordinated patient care with hospitals, insurance liaisons, and other medical staff.
  • Monitor and report behavioral, and physical changes to medical staff.
  • Provided grief counseling and support services to families and medical staff.
  • Coordinate care with other clinical and medical staff as necessary.
  • Maintained safe and therapeutic environment for patients and medical staff.
  • Consulted with highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Reduced isolation request by medical staff by 8%.
  • Preformed psycho social assessment and risk assessments in an Emergency Room Medical Staff including Psychiatrists to coordinate patient services..
  • Scheduled appointments for medical staff, prepped and filed charts in medical records, and operated the main switchboard when needed.
  • Interfaced with Medical Staff and clients using a medical/behavioral model Part time employment.
  • Monitor patients physical and emotional well being andreport to medical staff.

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30. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Conferred with other staff members to design and promote educational/physical/social development for students.
  • Communicate effectively with family members, supervisors and staff members.
  • Provided clinical supervision and supported total of 11 staff members in direct service with clients with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Assisted in orienting new patient, new staff members, volunteers, and others to the unit and the hospital.
  • Worked as a team player with fellow staff members to ensure that patients receive the care they need.
  • Served as primary contact in resolving patient disputes, in conjunction with other staff members and security department.
  • Act as a strong communicator between nursing supervisor and fellow staff members to achieve better service.
  • Assisted in all area's of administrative work, including supervising staff members and consumers.
  • Worked closely with Other staff members to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at the facility.
  • Report to fellow staff members on consumers' condition at end of each shift.
  • Helped train new staff members in unit procedures, hospital standards and HIPPA compliance.
  • Trained other center's staff members for on the job requirements and training.
  • Worked as a team with other staff members to maintain a therapeutic milieu.
  • Oversee projects to completion with 1-2 other staff members during shift.
  • Supervised 10-12 staff members, and monitored about 80 patients.
  • Assist with the mentoring and training of new staff members.
  • Act as senior staff and train new staff members.
  • Communicated and problem solved well with other staff members.
  • Frequent follow ups with both patients and staff members.
  • Responded to emergency situations with other staff members.

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31. Conflict Resolution

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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Demonstrate excellent emergency response and conflict resolution skills in dealing with safety issues and with aggressive and/or intoxicated clients.
  • Supervised emotional and behaviorally disturbed youth and administrated prevention activities, crisis management and conflict resolution strategies.
  • Designed and implemented psycho-educational groups about conflict resolution, self-control, social skills and substance abuse groups.
  • Led social rehabilitation groups on topics such as symptom management, conflict resolution and community re-entry.
  • Performed non-clinical group and individual counseling as well as peer mediation and conflict resolution management.
  • Recognized by supervisors for exemplary work in patient engagement, initiative-taking, and conflict resolution.
  • Lead Psycho-educational group's or group on topics of rehabilitation by using conflict resolutions.
  • Facilitate Conflict Resolution treatment group that fosters community and dispels myths about differences.
  • Utilized effective verbal and listening communication skills for conflict resolution.
  • Processed with residents performing conflict resolutions with peers.
  • Facilitated conflict resolution between residents.
  • Handled crisis intervention as necessary including but not limited to conflict resolution, one on one or group counseling on the unit
  • Help teach tolerance, cooperation, and conflict resolution while processing with children and while sometimes deescalating certain situations.
  • Experience in conflict resolution, redirecting problem behavior and strength based approach to nurturing the abilities of the client
  • Handled crisis interventions including but not limited to conflict resolution, one on one monitoring and counseling.
  • Assisted lead clinician with implementing lessons focusing on conflict resolution, social skills, and life skills.
  • Assisted in staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, policies and legal compliance issues.
  • Provided group therapy using ART (Aggressive Replacement Therapy) model, and conflict resolution.
  • Assist in conflict resolution and crisis intervention, as well as in team meetings.
  • Documented clients' contacts, progress, provided stress interventions and conflict resolutions.

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32. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Facilitate Groups, implement therapeutic activities as well as maintain and update detailed medical records and other necessary client documentation.
  • Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical records.
  • Documented treatment in medical records, and contributed to multidisciplinary team of specialists.
  • Documented and maintained all required treatment/medical records and reports.
  • Maintained complete confidentiality on sensitive patients' medical records LEADERSHIP/ACTIVITIES
  • Entered patient information into an electronic medical records system.
  • Documented treatment provided to patients in medical records.
  • Maintained medical records and formulated various reports.
  • Organized and maintained confidentiality of client medical records
  • Document patient assessments in electronic medical records.
  • Provided and assisted physicians with medical records.
  • Provided daily documentation in electronic medical records
  • Prepared and compiled medical records.
  • Handled medical records and created medical notes documenting patient activity throughout shift and compliance with their individual nursing care plan.
  • Ensured completion & documentation of 15-minute queue checks while documenting various items and residents day in medical records.
  • Received and routed medical records, Sorted materials and file according to guidelines.
  • Assist the ES clinicians by obtaining medical records and faxing information as needed.
  • Recorded consumer medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, and test results in medical records.
  • Assist with client intake and accountability and maintain patient daily medical records.

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33. Positive Role Model

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Here's how Positive Role Model is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Encouraged basic living skills, acted as a positive role model, and provided support as needed in one-to-one sessions.
  • Serve as a positive role model of care, concern, and discipline for children with mental health disorders.
  • Interact with and supervise clients to ensure support, structure, stability, and positive role modeling.
  • Provide a positive role model, teaching positive alternate coping skills in their social and family environment.
  • Acted as a positive role model to abused children and assisted with daily living skills.
  • Presented a positive role model in hopes of improving certain behavioral problems.
  • Be a positive role model for people with mental disabilities.
  • Act as a mentor and positive role model to children.
  • Demonstrated a positive role model to resident youth.

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34. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Maintained accurate progress reports of behavior and therapy, Transported residents to medical appointments and recreational activities
  • Coordinate orthopedic, neurology, dermatology and other medical appointments as needed for patients.
  • Coordinate transportation of mental health patients to medical appointments and court hearings
  • Accompanied clients to social engagements and medical appointments.
  • Transport patients to medical appointments and community outings.
  • Supervised, administered and charted medication; transported and assisted clients to medical appointments, work, and various community activities.
  • Transport patients to medical appointments, to their residence, and military personnel to their assigned bases.
  • Transport clients to and from court appointments, medical appointments and any other item that came up.
  • Maintained client's medical records, administered medication, booked and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Assist clients living in the community with budgeting, medical appointments and teaching basic living skills.
  • Assist client with their personal needs, hygiene's, medical appointments and everyday vital signs.
  • Scheduled and transported to all medical appointments and once a week for personal needs items.
  • Transported consumers to and from day programs, medical appointments and other activities as required.
  • Coordinate transportation for clients to and from social services, social security and medical appointments.
  • Transported and accompanied individuals to work programs, medical appointments religious services, etc.
  • Transported and escorted patients to medical appointments, assist in running unit-based groups.
  • Transported patients to and from court related proceedings and outside medical appointments.
  • Transported patients to medical appointments, legal appointments, and support facilities.
  • Assessed mental health status prior to transporting clients to outside medical appointments.
  • Provide transportation to medical appointments and teach use of public transportation system.

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35. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided support and structure to high school students in an emotional support self -contained classroom who required emotional and behavioral interventions.
  • Encouraged clients by utilizing positive reinforcement techniques and behavioral modification charts and by providing emotional support.
  • Intervened in crisis situations and provided emotional support to patients experiencing varying degrees of crisis.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with Mental Illness or cognitive deficits.
  • Provide emotional support to students diagnosed with emotional disorders and apply behavior interventions.
  • Provided emotional support to persons with severe mental illnesses
  • Provided peer and emotional support to consumers one-on-one.
  • Provided social and emotional support.
  • Provide emotional support for residents.
  • Provided comfort and emotional support.
  • Provided therapeutic and safe milieu that fostered emotional support and positive outcomes for clients suffering from various mental health issues.
  • Conducted client education regarding disease processes of illness, Illness Prevention and provided emotional support throughout and during crisis.
  • Provided mental health intervention to children in a second and third grade emotional support classroom.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and supervision for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Provide behavioral and emotional support, as needed, to patients in crisis.
  • Provide continuous supervision, care and emotional support.
  • Offer positive feedback and emotional support.
  • Planned, prepared, and served meals to patient according to prescribed diet Cared for individuals providing companionship and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support for autistic children Implemented customized behavioral management plans Observed and reported emotional and behavioral concerns
  • Job Duties: Distributing Meds Transporting meds to AA meetings Emotional Support Supervise family visits Enter attendance through online database

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36. Support Services

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Here's how Support Services is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided support services for residential population with dual diagnosis of severe and persistent mental illness and chemical dependency issues.
  • Supervised Community Support services being provided by Associate Professionals and Paraprofessionals and monitored documentation of those services.
  • Provided community based job support services and workshop supervision to individuals with serious and persistent mental challenges.
  • Provided clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for children with Autism Spectrum diagnosis.
  • Consulted with a variety of facility educational and support services.
  • Case management services and referrals to community support services.
  • Evaluated the need for mental health and support services based on direct interview and interaction with the client's family.
  • Provided behavioral support services as Mental Health Worker at residential psychiatric facilities of Community Reach Center and 2Succeed, MHCD.
  • Provided support services to the children and the families in the group home environment as well as supervising family interaction.
  • Have also provided Comprehensive Community Support Services (CCSS) to children who had a severe emotional disturbance.
  • Assisted clients in accessing the various support services offered by the community providing the ability to increase independence.
  • Provide support services for both clients and their families to help clients ease back into the community.
  • Provided case management and support services to the clients/families to increase level of financial wellness and stability.
  • Oversee clients in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, providing brief therapy and referral to community support services.
  • Provided support services, particularly to residents engaging in risky behaviors, using a harm reduction model.
  • Coordinated support services with other county and state organizations, Psychiatrists, and other therapeutic support staff.
  • Worked to improve student-care standards by integrating patient care needs and offering support services.
  • Provided quality care and support services to individuals, families, and groups.
  • Provided counseling and support services to individuals and families experiencing mental health issues.
  • Provide support services to patients with acute mental illness and behavioral disorders.

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37. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Answered patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.
  • Answered telephone calls and inquiries concerning available programs and services, Provided a safe and welcome environment for patients and visitors.
  • Assisted clients in developing self-advocacy skills and empowerment by accompanying client to appointments and/or by assisting with phone calls.
  • Assist staff with paperwork, phone calls, and information related to patient admission, discharge and transfers.
  • Screened telephone calls, scheduled appointments with appropriate staff and/or connected persons with other helping professionals and/or agencies.
  • Monitor all phone calls made outside of residential home, making sure conversation is appropriate and friendly.
  • Performed follow-up phone calls with patients to ensure adherence to attendance policies.
  • Answer phone calls and transferring them to appropriate personnel.
  • Transferred phone calls if needed to the appropriate person.
  • Monitor and supervise phone calls and visits.
  • Take specimens and answer phone calls.
  • Transferred phone calls if needed.
  • Answer unit phone calls promptly.
  • Assist /supporting individuals to keep in touch with family/ friends through community get togethers phone calls etc.
  • Report and write any irregularities on the log provided by manager.Answer phone calls and redirect if needed.
  • make weekly phone calls to parents and meet as needed to discuss student behavior.
  • Manage continuing care on patients such as, phone calls and/or corespondence.
  • Answered phone calls in a professional manner.
  • Answer phone calls and voicemails, file and complete personnel files, Caregiving Assisted medication to clients.
  • worked with Dr. and nurses to put together proper patient care plans.Answered phone calls, took messages.

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38. Service Plans

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Here's how Service Plans is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Develop and implement individualized service plans with client and/or parent/guardian in coordination with the Program Clinician and referral agency.
  • Implement behavioral modification through Individual Service Plans to curb aggressive, antisocial, and other unwanted behaviors.
  • Implement individualized service plans for approximately 40-50 clients diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
  • Implemented individualized service plans that drew upon clinical experience and knowledge under supervision.
  • Developed and implemented service plans for chronically mentally ill population at residential facility.
  • Implemented individual service plans and scheduled meetings with outside organizations within the county.
  • Implement specified individual service plans as developed by the residential rehabilitation team.
  • Implemented behavioral support plans and individual service plans.
  • Participated in the developments of individual service plans.
  • Recognize the importance of appropriate and timely documentation including service plans, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Implemented Individual Service Plans, assessed results, and reported outcomes through HCSIS to maintain compliance.
  • Assess patient before being admitted on unit, write monthly notes, write service plans.
  • Develop and write Individual service plans, progress notes, and quarterly reports.
  • Assessed client's needs, and assisted clients in developing service plans.
  • Completed Assessments, Service Plans, and Documentation for consumers.
  • Created service plans based on assessment of clients' needs.
  • Participate in achieving goals based on consumer's service plans.
  • Create master service plans based on best practice methods.
  • Complete service plans, needs/strengths assessments and treatment plans.
  • Created individualized service plans for each client.

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39. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Observed the patients mental and physical health and reported changes to the charge nurse.
  • Communicate patients' progress or regress by reporting to the charge nurse and/or supervisor.
  • Worked under the direction of a charge nurse to document patient data accordingly.
  • Reported to charge nurse clients' physical conditions, behaviors, and requests.
  • Worked with charge nurses to develop plans and manage the care of patients.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs and reported abnormal findings to the Charge Nurse.
  • Monitor Vital signs and report any abnormal results to Charge Nurse.
  • Chart any change conditions, reported to the charge nurse.
  • Observe and document patient status and report to charge nurse.
  • Follow discharge procedures under the guidance of the Charge Nurse.
  • Perform various intervention tasks assigned by the charge nurse.
  • Assist Charge Nurse in admitting and discharging of patients.
  • Work under the supervision of an RN/Charge Nurse.
  • Check vitals with charge nurse when doctor orders.
  • Communicated openly with charge nurse and doctors.
  • Performed duties as assigned by charge nurse.
  • Worked directly under charge nurse.
  • Reported changes to charge nurse.
  • Observe patients physically, mentally Give verbal and written report (record in chart) to charge nurse daily.
  • Observed and documented patient status and report patient complaints to Charge Nurse, assisted with ADLs.

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40. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Required to successfully complete yearly training for medication management, behavioral management and periodic CPR and first aid certifications.
  • Monitored client's medical appointments and medication management.
  • Provide medication management, education and medication routine.
  • Assist with medication management and medication administration.
  • Assisted with treatment planning and medication management.
  • Assist families in proper medication management.
  • Assist with psychotropic medication management.
  • Assist with community skill building to include financial management, medication management, job readiness, and housing stability.
  • Facilitated medication management and discharge planning groups with patients on the unit to better prepare for their release.
  • Assisted with cooking, cleaning, medication management, budgeting and transporting them to and from medical appointments.
  • Assist client in finding coping skills, finding clean and sober support, and medication management.
  • Assisted clients with medication management to help ensure clients were taking medications as prescribed by psychiatrist.
  • Assist with medication management, and monitoring of health, nutrition and physical condition.
  • Case management, assist residents with activities of daily living, and medication management.
  • Assist patient's with medication management, daily living and personal care skills.
  • Assist residents with daily living skills, medication management and transportation.
  • Educate clients on diagnoses and medication management.
  • Assist in symptom and medication management.
  • Assist in helping client's organize their medication management and assist them in taking their medication on the prescribed schedule.
  • Work with adults with mental illness Take clients to appointments Medication management

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41. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Documented incident reports and daily progressive notes after observing and monitoring behavioral changes.
  • Prepared behavioral reports, daily activity logs and incident reports.
  • Completed incident reports for accidents occurring with children.
  • Documented and completed all incident reports.
  • Maintained residents records/incident reports as needed.
  • Received training in Verbal Intervention, Physical Restraint, as well as the proper procedures in the documentation of incident reports.
  • Documented Special Incident Reports and daily flow sheets to provide input for Quarterly Term Reports for each minor.
  • Maintain consumer files and case notes, risk assessments, incident reports and general administration duties as required.
  • Completed daily documentation and logs for all clients; assisted clients in budgeting personal funds; accident/incident reports.
  • Experience completing daily progress notes, clinical notes, daily reports, incident reports, and clinical notes.
  • Light cleaning and some charting, document some crisis situations using incident reports to share with team.
  • Review, edit and finalize client incident reports to ensure statements are complete, professional and accurate.
  • Restrained residents when they endangered themselves or others and wrote incident reports to document any crises.
  • Completed paperwork such as electronic medical records, incident reports, menus, rounds, etc.
  • Completed appropriate documentation such as in logs, personals, notes and special incident reports.
  • Filled out digital incident reports for any violence or medical injuries/accidents in the unit.
  • Documented Progress Notes, Incident reports, Daily logs, and treatment plan reviews.
  • Complete daily logs, accident/incident reports, fire drills, etc.
  • Complete incident reports and activity notes.
  • Typed general and serious incident reports.

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42. Client Behavior

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Here's how Client Behavior is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Observed, intervened and documented client behavior and physical response to therapeutic intervention.
  • Documented observations of client behavior and status according to the administered plan.
  • Observed and documented client behavior and interactions into written reports.
  • Reinforced appropriate client behavior through modification techniques.
  • Write daily documentation of client behaviors and progress
  • Issued medications and monitored client behavior.
  • Served as direct resource for clinicians in providing accurate information regarding client behavior, reactions to medications, etc.
  • Monitored and documented client behavior daily and in complete detail, during my facilitation of the clinical program.
  • Reviewed client behavior and handled disputes, prepared meals, oversee medical and hygienic care for patients.
  • Read and analyze Daily Progress notes of all clients, used to assess client behavior and progress.
  • Assess client behaviors, executed treatment program, and record progress notes on daily basis.
  • Document any changes in client behaviors positive or negative, and their daily routine.
  • Maintain extensive documentation of client behavior and staff interactions with each client.
  • Document, communicate any/all client behavior to Case Manager, Supervisor daily.
  • Document client behaviors and care provided in therapeutic and clinical manner.
  • Maintained a log of client behavior, Helped lead psycho- educational groups
  • Provided client care and monitored client behavior at Crisis House.
  • Observe client behaviors and document the conditions of clients.
  • Observe client behavior and document daily report.
  • Perform assessments of client behavior.

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43. Residential Treatment Facility

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Here's how Residential Treatment Facility is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Developed professional experience working with behaviorally challenged youth in a residential treatment facility, QMAP/NMT certified
  • Direct care Manager in residential treatment facility for children and adolescents in psychological crisis.
  • Monitored adolescents in a 16-bed psychiatric residential treatment facility in a 24-hour/day setting.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational and recreational groups for clients in a residential treatment facility.
  • Worked at both residential treatment facility and Inpatient Treatment Hospital.
  • Observe and facilitate the needs of teenage girls with a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis in a residential treatment facility.
  • Level 12 residential treatment facility where the residents are foster youth ages 11-19 that exhibited severe emotionally and behaviorally issues.
  • Provided direct care and counsel to adolescents in residential treatment facility, which was located inside of the hospital.
  • Provided direct care and counsel to children diagnosed with mental health illness in a residential treatment facility.
  • Supervised children, adolescents and teens with mental health diagnoses in a residential treatment facility setting.
  • Work with youth suffering with mild to severe mental disorders in a residential treatment facility.
  • Assist in the implementation, promotion and daily operation of a residential treatment facility.
  • Direct care and supervision of at risk youth in a residential treatment facility.
  • Assist chronically ill male mental health residents in a residential treatment facility.
  • Direct Care of delinquent youth in a residential treatment facility.
  • worked at a residential treatment facility working with foster youth ages 6-17 that exhibited severe emotionally and behaviorally issues.
  • Worked with a population of 13 to 18- year olds with varying diagnoses at this residential treatment facility.
  • Maintained case load of up to 15 dually diagnosed adults in a short term residential treatment facility.
  • house senior at a residential treatment facility for at risk youth.
  • Provided care for children in residential treatment facility Facilitate psychoeducational groups (ex.

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44. de-Escalation Techniques

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Here's how de-Escalation Techniques is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provided Verbal De-Escalation Techniques and Physical Management, as needed.
  • Deescalated clients in a crisis situation by using verbal de-escalation techniques and physical interventions.
  • Assisted with daily operation of 32 bed psychiatric ward; utilized verbal crisis de-escalation techniques
  • Utilized safe physical intervention and de-escalation techniques with agitated patients.
  • Participate in limit setting with patients and other de-escalation techniques.
  • Utilize De-escalation techniques with children and adults in crisis
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention de-escalation techniques.
  • Trained in aggression management and de-escalation techniques.
  • Educated and act as preceptor for new staff on assisting with client care, appropriate interactions with clients, and de-escalation techniques
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques and eliciting devices to engage with clients and teach them how to utilize coping skills for themselves.
  • Ensured the safety of each client by first using de-escalation techniques by following the BMTA and PCM models.
  • Intervened to prevent injury to patients/residents or others per LSH de-escalation techniques, using MANDT approved procedures.
  • Maintained safety of patients and staff by engaging patients and using de-escalation techniques and calming methods.
  • Use de-escalation techniques include prompting, redirection, directive, distracting, etc.!
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques when necessary to ensure the safety of clients and staff.
  • Used restraint and de-escalation techniques.
  • Maintained safety within inpatient environment, utilized de-escalation techniques, and training to support patients who experienced distress or crisis.
  • Learned to understand and react appropriately to maladaptive behavior of the residents utilizing de-escalation techniques.
  • Monitored daily schedule and activities Maintained proficiency in state approved de-escalation techniques and physical training.
  • Provided de-escalation techniques to agitated patients, restrained patients who become assaultive.

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45. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management
  • Provided support including meal preparation, transport, and housekeeping to developmentally disabled clients in the community.
  • Administered medication, record keeping, coordinate meal preparation, maintain safety and facility policies.
  • Administered medication intake, instructed structured activities and supervise chores and meal preparation.
  • Facilitated meal preparation, daily progress notes and medication disbursements.
  • Supervised and aided residents in meal preparation and medicine intake.
  • Designed and completed meal preparations individually for each resident.
  • Supervised patients in activities of daily living including but not limited to, grooming, hygiene, and meal preparation.
  • Assisted clients with daily tasks, meal preparation, transported, issued medications, cleaning, and social skills.
  • Teach self-medication, daily chores, grocery shopping, menu planning, meal preparation and clean up.
  • Perform cleaning, and meal preparation, medication distribution, counseling, and written reports.
  • Assisted with daily living skills/activities, meal preparation and social outings in community.
  • Enforce facility rules and assist with youth priority needs including meal preparation.
  • Care for residents (meal preparation, laundry duties, etc.)
  • Assist with household tasks such as meal prep and location upkeep.
  • Assist with daily living skills and meal preparation for clients.
  • Conduct meal preparation for the following day's meals.
  • General housework as needed and meal preparations.
  • Helped clients with meal preparation.
  • Assisted and instructed residents in daily living activities including meal preparation, housekeeping and behavioral support.

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46. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Provide community-based services to adults with severe mental illness, traumatic brain injury, and developmental disabilities.
  • Provided individual and group assistance to improve the quality of life for residents with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided appropriate direct care service to individual with developmental disabilities in a supportive and respectful manner.
  • Provided care for children with developmental disabilities, observed and documented behaviors in medical records.
  • Planned and co-lead group therapy sessions for adolescents with developmental disabilities and emotional disturbances.
  • Provided service coordination and advocacy for adults with developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses.
  • Provided direct support for people with psychological, intellectual, and developmental disabilities.
  • Combined group home and assisted living residence for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Worked directly with residents with intellectual, cognitive and developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted a diverse population of children and families with developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted in teaching patients with developmental disabilities and behavioral disorders.
  • Manage adults with psychological, emotional, and developmental disabilities.
  • Provided direct care assistance to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided direct client care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Provide individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities with appropriate care, training, recreation, transportation and other services as appropriate.
  • Assisted Developmental Disabilities Individuals with their daily living routines which including bathing, selecting clothing and assisting with meals etc.
  • Observed, treated and interacted with patients with varying degrees of mental illnesses, substance abuse, and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Implemented therapeutic child development skills to autistic children and adults with and without special needs, learning and developmental disabilities.
  • Worked with children who have intellectual and developmental disabilities as a Direct Care 1-1 in a school setting.
  • Provided patient care activities in the treatment and care of children with psychiatric conditions and developmental disabilities.

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47. Residential Setting

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Here's how Residential Setting is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Worked with court ordered parolees in residential setting (half-way house) program providing therapeutic intervention and rehabilitative assistance.
  • Assist special education teacher in planning and instruction for educational program within a residential setting.
  • Scheduled structured and therapeutic activities for mentally disabled in a residential setting.
  • Provided recovery support for people experiencing mental health crisis in temporary residential setting
  • Supervised and interacted with mentally ill adults in a residential setting.
  • Organized and implemented activities in a residential setting.
  • Transitioned residents to less restrictive residential settings.
  • Provided initial assessment, observation, counseling, and activities coordination for individuals in a short term mental health residential setting.
  • Provided mental health support services in a therapeutic, residential setting, focused on treatment and reintegration into the community.
  • Facilitate the treatment of a youth mental health population in a residential setting covering a wide variety of outcomes.
  • Provided a stable environment for clients that required assistance with their ADLS and vocational skills in a residential setting.
  • Attended meetings with client case managers to assess progress with behavior plans in the day programs and residential settings.
  • Work with youth at risk and youth in Out of Home Care, residential settings and crisis accommodation.
  • Monitored former male inmates in a residential setting diagnosed with depression, bi-polar, drug and alcohol addictions.
  • Provided direct care to adults with persistent mental illness and/or substance use in a residential setting.
  • Managed a caseload of 16 - 22 mentally ill participants, in a residential setting.
  • Worked with chronically mentally ill individuals in a partial day care program and residential setting.
  • Work with adults ages 18+ with mental health issues in a temporary residential setting.
  • Managed a residential setting with approximately 15 clients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.
  • Provided a safe, stimulating environment for young children in a residential setting.

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48. DBT

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Here's how DBT is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Developed, coordinated and implemented various therapeutic processes for CBT, DBT, Problem-Solving and Expressive Therapy groups.
  • Develop and facilitate dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) groups for patients as well as staff training.
  • Assist PTSD Clinic with dual diagnosis groups, & facilitate DBT skills group on inpatient ward.
  • Headed therapeutic group counseling sessions focused on planning goals and identifying DBT skills.
  • Functioned as part of the DBT treatment team on the unit.
  • Support and assist with DBT treatment and group therapy
  • Conduct a meeting with clinicians regarding evidenced therapies, DBT, CBT, and Psychodynamic treatment.
  • Co-led DBT groups for patients and their families and othercaregivers.
  • Performed DBT groups weekly forresidents.

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49. Clinical Staff

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Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings with therapeutic and clinical staff.
  • Implemented behavior modification interventions set by the clinical staff.
  • Supported clinical staff in working on Crisis Prevention Plans, aftercare plans, and providing reports when needed.
  • Assisted in the design of individualized treatment plans; provided therapeutic input and assessments to the clinical staff.
  • Participate in weekly therapeutic groups as a co-facilitator, under guidance of the clinical staff.
  • Provided support to clients with personal issues, referring significant events to clinical staff.
  • Assist clients in adhering to mental health treatment plans under clinical staff supervision.
  • Participate in treatment plan development, clinical staff meetings and in-service training session.
  • Assisted clinical staff with all patient care as needed.
  • Coordinate data management and report to clinical staff.
  • Communicate with hospitals, clinical staff and doctors.
  • Report patient behavior to clinical staff.

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50. TCI

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Here's how TCI is used in Mental Health Worker jobs:
  • Stay prepared to verbally or physically de-escalate an individual using TCI.
  • Respond and manage crisis situations through the use of TCI.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Mental Health Worker

Crisis Intervention17.6%
Mental Health Services16.9%
Patient Care12.6%
Treatment Plans11.4%
Behavioral Issues8.8%
Independent Living7.2%
Vital Signs4.2%
Recreational Activities2.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mental Health Worker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
15%
15%
2
2
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
14.4%
14.4%
3
3
Patient Care
Patient Care
10.7%
10.7%
4
4
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
9.7%
9.7%
5
5
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
7.5%
7.5%
6
6
Independent Living
Independent Living
6.2%
6.2%
7
7
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
2.1%
2.1%
9
9
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
2%
2%
10
10
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
1.7%
1.7%
11
11
ADL
ADL
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Patient Behavior
Patient Behavior
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
CPR
CPR
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Social Workers
Social Workers
1%
1%
18
18
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
1%
1%
19
19
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
1%
1%
20
20
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Anger Management
Anger Management
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Crisis Management
Crisis Management
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
RN
RN
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Counsel
Counsel
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
CPI
CPI
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Psychiatric Patients
Psychiatric Patients
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Positive Role Model
Positive Role Model
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Support Services
Support Services
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Service Plans
Service Plans
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Client Behavior
Client Behavior
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Residential Treatment Facility
Residential Treatment Facility
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
de-Escalation Techniques
de-Escalation Techniques
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Residential Setting
Residential Setting
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
DBT
DBT
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
TCI
TCI
0.3%
0.3%

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