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Mental Health Service

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
January 19, 2018

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Valarie Nelson

Jacksonville, FL *****


Career Objective

To obtain a position as Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern where my skills and abilities can be utilized


Webster University of St. Louis Masters of Arts Dual Master Degrees 05/2014

Registered Mental Health Intern in the State of Florida #IMH13409 05/2014

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff BS Degree Therapeutic Recreation 05/1996

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff BS Degree Physical Education 05/1996

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist 05/1996

Qualification Summary

Admission Counselor, Supervisor/Counselor II

Acted as liaisons between clients and medical staff

Assessed individuals’ degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples

Utilized DSM-V/IC-D 10 Codes to diagnose clients and collaborated with medical staff to assess client’s

Completed and maintained accurate records or reports regarding the patient’s and progress, services provided, or other required information

Conducted chemical dependency program orientation session

Counseled clients in individual/group sessions to assist them with mental health or drug abuse issues

Coordinated with other mental health and social service agencies when developing individualized program plans for developmentally delayed, mentally challenged or substance abuse clients.

Arranged support groups for clients’ families to foster their independent living success by improving family dynamics

Spencer Recovery Center 07/2016/12/2017

Mental Health Counselor St Augustine, FL

North Florida Comprehensive Treatment Center 10/2016-12/2016

Substance Abuse Counselor Jacksonville, FL

We Kiva Springs Center 06/2013-09/2015

Registered Mental Health Intern-Substance Abuse Jacksonville, FL

The Guidance Clinic 05/2012-09/2014

Marriage and Family Therapist Jacksonville, FL

River Point Behavioral Health 07/2010-06/2013

Mental Health Associate Jacksonville, FL

Gateway Community Services 12/2007-05/2009

Family Intervention Service Specialist Jacksonville, FL

North Little Rock Veterans Hospital 04/1996-09/1998

Internship (full time) Recreational Therapist North Little Rock, AR

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