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Mental Health Professional Experience

Nova Scotia, Canada
January 08, 2018

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L ucie Reilly

**** ******* ****** **** * Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 7P7 613-***-****


Knowledgeable in Collaborative Problem Solving and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Efficient in making strength based programs and care plans to ensure youth succeed

Confident in assessing situations and responding appropriately according to protocols

Strong crises management skills

Able to work effectively as a shift worker

Quickly builds therapeutic relationships with healthy boundaries


Child and Youth Worker Advanced Diploma

Algonquin College 2011

Professional Experience

Royal Ottawa Mental Health Hospital, 2011- Present

Child and Youth Counsellor

Primarily work on an Youth Inpatient unit patients that have severe Mental Health issues

Respond to psychiatric emergencies, de-escalated crises situations

Supervisor to students from a local college training to be Child and Youth Workers

Write daily progress note, serious occurrences and document all groups and interactions

Consult with a interdisciplinary team

Support families and help destigmatize mental health

Develop treatment plans to improve wellbeing and negative symptoms

Roberts Smart Centre- Secure Unit, 2010- 2011

Youth Counsellor

Completed College Field Placement on a secure unit, worked professionally in a group home setting

Used Non-crises intervention skills daily

Helped client’s problem solve and encouraged conflict resolution

Took clients on community outings, taught them how to manage impulsive behavior

Worked with youth to find community resources to prepare them for discharge

Terrace Youth, 2011- 2012

Youth Worker

Created and implemented behavior care plans

Took youth on home visits, supported parents with challenging behaviors

Noted all counselling sessions for future referencing

Trusted to transport clients in personal vehicle

St Brigids Camp

Camp Counselor

In charge of creating and leading group activities that help adolescent youth identify their strengths

Helped Campers with daily self-maintenance

Roch Carrier Elementary School, 2008- 2009

First Year Student Placement

Guided six graders in completing school curriculum

Created and implemented reward systems

Fisher Park Middle School, 2009- 2010

Second Year Student Placement

Used behavior management techniques in a grade eight classroom

Created care plans for youth who struggled to remain in a classroom setting

Designated to run breakfast club and healthy lifestyles group


ASSIST Suicide Intervention

Level C CPR and First Aid

CPI (Crises Prevention)

References Available Upon Request

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