Results-driven Mental Health Certified Peer Counselor who challenges clients to work toward healing and
self-sufficiency while emphasizing their personal strengths and milestones.
Electronic record keeping experience Organized
Psychiatric population familiarity Critical thinking interventionist
Daily living activities educator Social skills teacher
Rehabilitation and recovery specialist Learning disability familiarity
Experience with homeless populations
Superior oral and written communication skills
Certified Peer Specialist 02/2015 to 11/2015
Family Psychological Associates – 1265 Wayne Ave #109 Indiana Pa 15701
Conducted 20-25 one-on-one counseling sessions per week.
Revised treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress.
Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients.
Developed and distributed relevant and comprehensive written materials on recoveryand client
Drafted monthly summary to review each client\'s level of participation.
Consulted with clients when developing long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
Certified Peer Specialist 11/2013 to 05/2014
ACRP – 131 Market St Johnstown Pa 15905
Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance
interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
Oversaw anger management, social skill development and mental health awareness programs.
Followed up with program participants after program completion to track progress.
Developed and ran programs to increase awareness of the causes and effects of drug and alcohol
Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team
Educated clients and their families about client rights and responsibilities.
Certified Peer Specialist Trained by workplace, Certification active. I also did Human Services coursework
but was a few classes short of an associates degree.