Abuse Crisis Counselor Resume

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Contact Number: (012)-345-6789

Email Address: [[email protected]]

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Career Objective:

Looking for an abuse and crisis counselor position with a non-profit organization to respond to victims’ calls on hot line and provide crisis intervention counseling.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in dealing with people in distress
  • Highly sensitive, compassionate, and effective in work
  • Ability to communicate professionally and maturely with all age groups
  • Emotionally stable, patient, and sympathetic individual
  • Ability to operate computer, draft emails, and plan outreach programs
  • Analytical and supportive in nature with sound judgment skills
  • Experience in holding counseling session for individuals and groups

Work Experience:

Abuse and Crisis Counselor
Martha Hospital, Simi Valley, CA
November 2012 – Present

  • Respond to clients’ call on hot line and help them in coping with situations
  • Provide emotional support and assist people in getting over fear, grief, and anger
  • Assess the intensity of problems clients are going through and plan therapy accordingly
  • Be sensitive, empathetic, and professional in attending clients’ problems
  • Ensure patients’ information is kept secret and not shared by outsiders
  • Educate clients about their legal and social rights and ensure they use them
  • Strive for building self-esteem and confidence in clients
  • Design coping strategies relevant to patients and their problems

Abuse and Crisis Counselor
Town Counseling Services, Simi Valley, CA
June 2010 – October 2012

  • Worked with a range of age groups and individuals
  • Prepared personalized counseling therapies as per peoples’ problems
  • Assessed situations and helped people in regaining inner calm
  • Provided education to people on coping with with stress and depression
  • Applied mediation and relaxation strategies in treating abused and depressed
  • Initiated public campaigns and outreach programs for helping victims of domestic violence
  • Identified and helped in overcoming suicidal impulses in people
  • Provided therapies and counseling for physical and mental abuse patients


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services
    City College, Simi Valley, CA


On request.