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Mental Health Support

Bedford, Ohio, 44146, United States
August 28, 2018

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Ruben McCalister

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Bedford, OH 44146 440-***-****

Responsible, reliable, respectful employee highly experienced with working with developmentally disabled individuals. Would like to offer a strong work ethic to new employment opportunities.


Strong work ethic, exceptional attendance

Extensive experience in direct care of individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health problems. Experience in the hospital setting as well as community respite and group homes. Value treating consumers with dignity and respect.

Good communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with medical personnel, case managers, clients, families and co-workers. Able to work independently to identify what needs to be done and prioritize tasks with focus on the client. Able to manage crisis situa

American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR


Our Lady of the Wayside – Avon, OH

Direct Support Professional

2/2011 – current

Under limited supervision, provides direct care primarily in a consumer home for four consumers, and as needed at other sites. Transports consumers to work, visits home, shopping and other social activities. Contributes to service plan development.

Provides a quality of life through residential services based on individual consumer's needs. Contributes to maintaining a safe home environment for consumers with adherence to agency and certification requirements.

Develops rapports and treats consumers with dignity. Communicates with families as needed to offer assistance and support as needed to maintain relationships.

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare – Northfield, Ohio

Therapeutic Program Worker and Community Support Worker


Provided direct care and treatment to patients hospitalized with severe mental illness, including those with dual diagnosis and forensic issues. Later, participated in the transition to increasing safe community living options. Assisted clients with day-to-day activities and adjustment issues in the community.

Other Experience

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare – Northfield, Ohio

Housekeeping – Cleaning, stripping floors, daily upkeep of clean, safe hospital units

United National Security – Canton, OH


High School Diploma – Akron City Schools

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