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Mental Health Medical

Location:
Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 12, 2018

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Licensed Mental Health Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Versatile, performance-focused, and detail-oriented professional, offering broad-based experience in healthcare administration, case management, as well as mental health and social services. Armed with exceptional communication and organizational skills in dealing with all levels of professionals. Adept at performing intake assessments, developing treatment and discharge plans. Specific expertise in Motivational Interviewing, ECMHC, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and trauma therapy; complemented with expertise in Behavior Intervention planning, IEP, IFSP, ASAM, DSM V, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

CORE COMPETENCIES

Health Care Crisis Intervention Individual Counseling Child and Family Therapy Early Childhood Mental Health

Patient Assessment and Analysis Conflict Resolution Motivational Interviewing Leadership and Development Substance Abuse and Treatment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LSF Head Start/ Early Head Start- West Palm Beach, FL

Licensed Mental Health Coordinator/ ECMHC 2017-Present

Assumed responsibility for creating Behavior Intervention Plans to address challenging classroom behaviors and in conjunction with IFSP and IEP’s.

Conducted Speech and Language screening such as the PLS 5

Performed Behavior screening and assessments such as ASQSE, ASQSE2 and Battelle Inventory

Fulfilled a wide array of duties including staff educational training on a variety of Mental Health topics

Licensed Mental Health Counselor- Wellington, FL

Independent Practitioner 2017-Present

Perform intake assessments, bio-psychosocial and other assessments as warranted

Developed treatment plans and discharge planning

Collaborate with medical and psychological providers to maintain continuity of care

Responsible for organizing research-driven therapeutic interventions and providing weekly individual therapy to adult, adolescent and child clients

Maintained weekly session notes

Possess NPI number and in-network provider for Medicaid among other private insurance providers

The Watershed of the Palm Beaches–Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, FL

Adjunct Therapist Case Manager 2015–2017

Performed intake assessments through bio-psychosocial and medical framework for adult dual diagnosis and drug treatment population

Set strategic direction to the development and maintenance of treatment plans along with discharge plans for patients involving medical, psychiatric, and continuing mental and drug treatment care in an outpatient setting

Served as liaison for patients with pending and outstanding legal affairs with government agencies

Assumed responsibility in organizing research-driven therapeutic interventions and programs and providing weekly individual therapy to adult inpatient population

Led adult inpatient psycho-educational and therapeutic groups, such as DBT, CBT, anger management, self-efficacy, assertiveness, and crisis management

Possess sound knowledge of Backer Act and Marchman Act

The Faulk Center, Boca Raton, FL

Staff Therapist Therapy Intern 2011–2013

Performed key responsibilities, which included creating and maintaining treatment plans; providing counseling to individuals and family clients; as well as conducting initial client intakes and bio-psychosocial assessments

Provided psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, and adults with specific expertise in trauma

Collaborated with different agencies and providers in delivering continuity of care

Conceptualized the design and actualized a 12-week anger management group therapy curriculum for middle-school-aged children

Executed learning and social emotional interventions by partnering with teachers and school staff

Facilitated and supervised women's support and grief counseling groups and led a 16-week anger management group for court-ordered clients

Developed curriculum and led psychotherapy groups for elementary and middle-school children with social emotional and behavioral concerns within classroom setting

Dr. David Applebaum, Boca Raton, FL

Scrub Nurse First Assistant 2004–2015

Fulfilled a wide array of tasks, involving in the operation of the ambulatory surgical suite and recovery room, including; maintaining surgical instruments, supplies, and providing care for patients pre- and post-operative while assisting various surgical procedures.

Maintained documents, clearances, certificates, and approvals from local, state and federal agencies

Operated Fraxel, CO2, and Sciton lasers in a variety of office procedures.

Built and nurtured positive relationships with patients.

Took charge of upholding AAAASF certifications and procedures as required by the state of Florida as well as designed and implemented quality assessment and improvement study.

EARLIER CAREER

West Boca Medical Center, Boca Raton, FL

Scrub Nurse

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Certified Surgical Technologist

Scrub Nurse First Assistant, General Ortho Team

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL Graduated magna cum laude

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Ashford University, Clinton, IA Graduated magna cum laude

Associate of Science in Nursing

Macomb Community College, Macomb, MI

License

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida – #15452 Valid until Mar 2019

Certifications

Motivational Interviewing

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified Red Cross

Mind Body Therapist Certification

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Motivational Interviewing CSC

Trauma informed care CSC

Early Childhood Mental Health Counselor

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Counseling Association

American Psychological Association

ACTIVITIES

Volunteer, Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Charity Event

PTSA, North Broward Prep School

Co-chair, Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Volunteer Foster Parent, Broward County Humane Society



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