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Licensed Professional Counselor

Frisco, TX

EXPERIENCE

Residential Therapist, Porter-Leath
Memphis, Tennessee — May 2017-August 2018

Provide clinical social work services and supervision to all children assigned in accordance with appropriate state and Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) guidelines, rules, & regulations

Conduct the intake process/documentation for children accepted into care

Provide individual counseling & therapy to the children in Residential Services and within the Runaway Homeless Youth Program

Lead group therapy as assigned by the supervisor

Provide therapy services in facility to families as needed

Recognize, intervene, and diffuse difficult and complicated situations using acquired experience & expertise

Act as a liaison between the agency, collateral agencies, & other sources

Complete written records, reports, and all documentation in a timely fashion, including status changes

Attend workshops, seminars, and in-services trainings to stay abreast of the latest issues, trends, and legislation as related to child welfare services

Audited charts

Child & Adolescent Therapist (PRN), Lakeside Behavioral Health System
Memphis, Tennessee — February 2016-April 2018

Provide clinical social work services to children & adolescents admitted on inpatient unit to remediate social & behavioral problems

Responsible for completion of psychosocial/diagnostic assessments

Conduct individual, group, and family therapy

Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team planning while providing liaison services with referral sources & other departments within the hospital

Processes commitments placed on patients in order to be admitted to inpatient units

Provide appropriate clinical case management services & conduct ongoing discharge planning for patients

Administer crisis intervention when needed

Child & Adolescent Therapist, Frayser Children’s Clinic-Alliance Healthcare Services
Memphis, Tennessee — May 2014-October 2015

Conducted intake/psychosocial assessments

Developed & implemented individualized treatment plans in alignment to DSM-5 criterion

Facilitated individual and family therapy sessions

Provided Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to children, adolescents, and their families as well as other evidence-based treatment modalities

Evaluated clients’ progress in therapy and addressed potential treatment barriers

Participated in on-going discharge planning and made appropriate referrals to community agencies to address socio-economic barriers

Crisis Specialist, Crisis Assessment Center-Alliance Healthcare Services
Memphis, Tennessee — September 2012-May 2014

Provided clinical services to individuals experiencing mental health crisis

Arranged for admission to appropriate levels of care, which includes inpatient facilities, crisis stabilization unit, crisis respite, rehabilitation facilities, & outpatient services

Completed required pre-certifications with managed care organizations for placement within appropriate levels or care

Utilized appropriate documentation techniques to enter clinical content into medical records

Crisis Counselor (PRN), Crisis Assessment Center-Southeast Mental Health Center

Memphis, Tennessee — July 2011-September 2012

Conducted telephone crisis assessment to determine appropriate referral of care

Assessed & assign clinical staff to patients according to needs and level of care

Transported voluntary & involuntary patients to designated locations, according to safety protocols within Shelby County

Provided clinical oversight to dually diagnosed and/or high risk patients, along with crisis counselors, crisis specialists, and nurses

Crisis Counselor for the Tennessee Recovery Project-Southeast Mental Health Center

Memphis, Tennessee — September 2010-August 2011

Delivered practical day to day crisis counseling services and educational resources through outreach in neighborhoods affected by May 2010 floods

Collected and completed required statistical data sheets

Completed assessments, referrals, and linkage to appropriate community agencies

EDUCATION

The University of Memphis
M.S. in Clinical/Mental Health Counseling — Conferred in August 2012

Christian Brothers University

B.A. in Psychology; minor in Theatre — Conferred in May 2008

SKILLS

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Public speaking

CPR certified

Handle with Care and CPI trained

ORGANIZATIONS

Licensed Professional Counselor-Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors license- #80044

Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider Designation -State of Tennessee license-#3708

National Board of Certified Counselors-#302566

West Tennessee Counseling Association

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Northern Metro Counseling Association

VOLUNTEER WORK

Baby Hugger at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

  • Updated 2 years ago

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