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Resume For Counselor (Mental Health)

Rajan Sharma
956/6, Gandhi Nagar,
Delhi – 110011
(+91-11) 456 789

OBJECTIVE
To contribute relevant experience and educational background to a challenging Counseling position, offering ample skill utilization and growth opportunities.



SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Experienced in the development of treatment plans for various populations within social service arenas, to constitute initial evaluation and assessment of clientele; coordination of special service networks; collaboration with health service professionals for the establishment of procedural guidelines; placement of individuals and advocacy in trial proceedings.

Completed training with the Department of Social Services.

Proficient in recruitment of prospective parents for adoption purposes, execution of home studies, assignment of children and application of follow-up processes.

Knowledgeable in formulation and composition of various legislative documents and provision of programming and curriculum recommendations; complemented by exceptional administrative, communication and organizational skills.



EXPERIENCE
Residential Counselor

1990 to Present

Atlanta, GA

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OF ATLANTA

Collaborate with health service professionals for development of treatment plans for emotionally disturbed adolescents.

Assist clients in formulating survival skills to aid in transition from residential to independent living situations.

Coordinate service networks for academic, psychological and social assistance.

Agency Recruitment Specialist

1989 to 1990

Atlanta, GA

TYLER ADOPTION AGENCY

Travelled to various community sites and executed presentations for the recruitment of prospective parents for minority children.

Conducted home studies of prospective parents to determine eligibility for program.

Placed children with families and followed up for situation evaluation.



Social Worker

1988 to 1989

Atlanta, GA



DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Assessed client need, developed treatment plans and managed cases.

Communicated with court officials for the handling of cases.

Served as child advocate for court proceedings and provided inclusive testimonies.

Placed children in foster homes and coordinated specialized services.



Experience

Legislative Assistant

Summer 1988

Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA CITY HALL - INTERNSHIP

Assisted in the generation and composition of protective custody bills and policies.

Conducted legislative research and resolved constituent concerns.

Executed survey, incorporating budget and non-budget public response data.

Director/Head Teacher

1987 to 1988

Atlanta, GA



DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Supervised first and second grade classes/staff, developed and implemented sound curriculum.

Led staff meetings and provided curriculum recommendations for teaching staff.

Coordinated administrative operations for after-school program and served as liaison between department and teaching staff.

Tutor

1986 to 1987

Athens, GA



TUTORING PLUS

Provided individualized academic instruction for school-aged children.

Devised and instituted activities for youth program and generated participants.

EDUCATION
Atlanta, GA

EMORY UNIVERSITY, 1989
Master’s Degree, Social Work

Athens, GA

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA/ATHENS, 1987
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Sociology - Minor: Criminal Justice
Graduated Cum Laude
Member - Sociology Honor Society, 1987
Member - Criminal Justice Honor Society, 1987

PERSONAL

Willing to relocate.








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