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Mental Health Treatment

Location:
Lewisville, Texas, United States
Salary:
95000
Posted:
February 12, 2019

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TRACI MUNDEN, LCSW

ac8g4c@r.postjobfree.com ***/***/***0 1265 Bedford Ln., Lewisville, TX

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I have a passion for helping people recover. I value the team approach and insights that are

gained from each client's path to recovery. I believe in the therapeutic process and rapport

that is built with a client centered approach. I am an effective influencer with experience in

training staff and interns with the highest clinical standards of practice. I am a driven and

passionate mental health professional seeking to leverage my background into a clinical

management role. I am a mental health professional with skill in leading situation-specific

counseling sessions. Expertise in working with children and adults in crisis. I am also bringing more

than four years’ experience in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic

backgrounds, including children and adults. Extensively trained in the diagnosis and treatment

of mental health disorders and substance use disorders.

SKILLS

• Anxiety disorder expertise • Adept at conflict resolution

• Strong public speaker • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques

• Personality disorder treatment aptitude • Culturally sensitive

• Seclusion procedures professional • Curriculum development

• Biopsychosocial assessments • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

• Skilled in intake interviewing • Culturally Competent

• Psychotropic medications knowledge • EMDR Trained

• Dual diagnoses expert • Relapse Prevention Education

• Case management proficiency • New Hire Preceptor

• Group psychotherapy expert

• Adept at treatment and discharge planning

WORK HISTORY

Jun 2018 - Current • Worked with interdisciplinary team to develop treatment

Therapist plans.

American Addiction Centers - • Documented all information, plans, and responses.

Grand Prairie, TX • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses

to treatment.

• Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.

• Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health

and medical staff.

• Developed and implemented treatment plans and

modified when needed.

• Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises

integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Relapse

May 2016 - Current

Chemical Dependency Counselor

Millwood Hospital - Arlington, TX

Oct 2014 - Current

Substance Abuse Counselor

Tomorrow Counts Counseling

Center - Lewisville, TX

Prevention Curriculum.

Chemical Dependency Unit Therapist.

Facilitate Group providing relapse prevention education

and process feeling and emotions.

Assist patient's in identifying further treatment resources

in the community.

Meet with treatment team to assess patient's need for

further treatment.

Create individual treatment plans and aftercare for

each patient as needed.

Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and

reassuring clients throughout their transitions.

Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and

activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of

functioning.

Presented case history material to review and discussion

with other staff members.

Recommended treatment protocols such as group

therapy or rehabilitation.

Provided comprehensive case management services,

including creating treatment plans and connecting

clients to appropriate resources.

Worked with prescribing professionals to get patients

necessary medications.

Observed and monitored client behavior and responses

to treatment.

Developed and implemented treatment plans and

modified when needed.

Improved outcomes of patients with dual diagnosis and

substance use disorders.

Provided emergency response in crisis situations to

diffuse tensions and prevent violence.

Kept abreast of new and developing information in the

mental health field by regularly attending professional

conferences and workshops.

Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises

integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Strategize with clinical team to prevent probationers

recidivism.

Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of

the clients and families served.

Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions.

Developed and implemented treatment plans and

modified when needed.

Presented case history material to review and discussion

Dec 2015

Intake Coordinator

Millwood Hospital

Carrollton Springs Hospital

Carrollton

Jan 2015

Intern

- May 2016

- Arlington, TX

- Aug 2015

-, TX

with other staff members.

Provided comprehensive case management services,

including creating treatment plans and connecting

clients to appropriate resources.

Offered and documented treatment consent forms in

patient health records.

Led treatment groups and therapeutic activities to

teach functional life skills and address high risk behaviors

that lead to relapse.

Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and

reassuring clients throughout their transitions.

Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and

activity therapy groups to improve

Analyzed departmental documents for appropriate

distribution and filing.

Monitored client census by using the Daily Movement

Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor

appointments and site visit data.

Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and

psychological evaluations for proper admission.

Recorded client information on special flow sheets,

accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow

and restraints.

Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve

underlying issues.

Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health

and medical staff.

Assessed clients for appropriate level of care

Maintained accurate records to meet highest clinical

standards

Coordinated care with local resources such as police,

hospitals, and treatment centers

Used brief interventions to de-escalate clients for smooth

admission process

Coordinate patients care with insurance

Observe Treatment Groups.

Assist in Intake and Assessment Process.

Document and chart client progress.

Create research project including informed consent and

utilize data to assist in curriculum changes.

Aided at events and planned activities

under the supervision of Clinical Director.

Supported the departmental staff by answering phone

calls and responding to emails.

Reviewed case files to better assess client needs and the

proper course of treatment.

• Maintained a high level of patient confidentiality to

comply with all federal and company regulations.

• Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and

the effect of employment and housing issues on mental

health.

CERTIFICATIONS

CPI, CPR, Crisis Intervention, EMDR-level 1 and 2, TAAP and NASW Member

EDUCATION

August 2014

Bachelor of Social Work: Social Work Sociology

Texas Woman's University

Social Work Sociology Social Research, Research, Contemporary Social Problems, Introduction

to Psychology, Vulnerable Populations, Grief and Loss, Sociology, Social Statistics, Individual,

Group, and Community based practice

August 2015

Master of Social Work: Social Work

University of Texas Arlington

Social Work Emphasis in Direct Practice, Treatment of Addictive Behaviors,

Group Therapy, Family and Child Therapy, Stress, Crisis, and Coping, Research

• Member of Phi Alpha Honor Society



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