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Mental Health Service

Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
January 28, 2018

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Dare Patrick Owoloja

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Reading, PA *9606

Phone: 610-***-****

Cell: 610-***-****

Objective Obtain a job in social services organization or institution where I can utilize my analytical skills and experience.

Career Summary

A highly creative and goal oriented professional with strong social services and supervisory experience. Strong work ethic combined with the commitment to excellence on all projects undertaken.


2009- 2011 Lincoln University, Philadelphia, PA.

Master of Human Services - Counseling LPC

Completed field seminar on behavior intervention and problem analysis using various interview assessment methods, and developed helping service plan for individual. These include basic human service, interview based on various assessment methods, such as functional assessment, cognitive assessment, behavioral assessment and instruments/tools assessment.

1987-1988 St. John’s University, Queens New York. One year of MBA, finance

1981- 1985 City University of New York, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn New York.

BSc. Business Administration (Magna cum Laude)


2014-2017 Concern Counseling Services, Fleetwood, PA Master’s level

Psychotherapist Counselor -Abraxas Juvenile Detention and Shelter in Morgantown, PA.

Help client to overcome their emotional problems and cope with tough situations using a range of psychological treatments, such as hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic therapy. Responsible for assessing service users’ needs and creating an appropriate treatment plan for them, which will provide them with a structured and focused way of addressing their problems. Responsible of maintaining records, tracking their service users’ progress, and writing reports.

2013- 2014 Reading Behavioral Health Center, Reading, PA

Psychotherapist- Clinical Therapist

Assisted clients with reaching their treatment goals and objectives on timely manner. Plans and evaluates individual service plans and monitors plan objective. Prepares client progress reports and completion notices. Maintained accurate records to ensure compliance with all regulations relating to the clients’ treatment. Served as an information resources for mental health issues concerning the

clients. Provided education for different circumstances that can impact the clients’ normal functioning in the community. Executed therapeutic intervention, skill building and case management for individual.

2012 - 2013 Berks Psychiatry services, Reading, PA

Psychotherapist- Clinical Therapist

Conduct psychosocial assessment for patients to identify needs. Complete treatment plans, and progress notes in a timely manner. Specify an individualized active diagnostic and treatment program for each patient that includes, clinically appropriate services such as diagnostic and evaluation services, psychotherapy and behavior therapy. The diagnosis and evaluation include an assessment of the psychiatric, medical, psychological and social needs important to the patient. Counseled clients who are experiencing issues relating to anxiety, stress, depression and other psychotic features.

2006 -2012 Holcomb Behavioral Health Counseling Services, Reading, PA

Wraparound Support Coordinator

Developed wraparound plans and assessment strategies for clients. Involved in implementation of clinical interventions and support services that help the clients to maintain and function appropriately in the least restrictive setting. Monitored clients’ compliance of case goal objectives and attend court hearings to make recommendations on clients’ behalf. Prepared reports on issues relating to any problems and recommendation for improvement.

2003 -2006 Children’s Home of Reading, Reading, PA.

Residential Program Supervisor

Implemented behavior management and provided emotional support to clients. I supervised staff that provides direct care to the residents. Provided intensive individualized mental health interventions and support in a variety of community based settings to clients and their families. Engage in group sessions and one to-one meetings, help clients with all kinds of difficulties, from substance abuse and domestic violence to post-traumatic stress anxiety and depression well as talking to people and helping them deal with their problems. Counseled Sex and D & A offenders and assisted in planning of treatment goals and activities for the residents as prescribed by a psychiatrist or psychologist. Implement government regulatory compliance, hiring and disciplinary actions, orientation and in-services of staff. Monitor Clients outcome and quality improvement, liaison between community agencies, planning and implementing fiscal budget.

2002 -2003 Threshold Rehabilitation Services Inc. Reading, PA

Program Supervisor Supervised direct care staff that provided care to mental health/Retardation ingroup homes. Monitored daily activities regarding medication, medical appointments, feeding and clients’ budget, also coordinated the procedure and regulations of the organization to equate with the welfare policy.

1999 – 2002 Berks County Prison, Leesport, PA

Treatment Caseworker Responsible for providing case services to the inmate pollution. These services include, case-management, orientation and networking on inmates’ behalf. Conducted intake

assessments of inmate committed within the first 48 hours of admission. Performed assessments, screens, and interviews in other areas such as pre-counseling, treatment evaluations, inmate requests, and programming selection. Maintained required and appropriate notes and records on inmates completed institutional Parole summaries, prerelease plans and transfer orders.

1993 -1999 Berks County Mental Health/ Retardation, Reading, PA

Case Manager/Residential Coordinator

Developed service plans for clients diagnosed with mental health/retardation and found placement for the client’s treatment. Attended interagency treatment meeting with other agencies involve in the client’s treatment. Promoted the implementation and coordination of service plans by Working toward improving, functioning and, appropriateness of services for individuals per the agency policy.

1987-1993 United College, Brooklyn, NY

Instructor/Business Dept.

Chairperson Taught mathematics, business management, English as a second language, GED and Career management seminar. Provided guidance to the students who were on program to quit welfare instituted by the state of New York government. Developed curriculum for business department and screened all the textbooks for each course to ensure the proper level of study. Supervised and evaluated all faculty members within the department.

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