Crisis Intervention Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Seeking a crisis intervention position with a mental health clinics where my experience in working with people facing acute crisis can help them in fighting all odds in their lives.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent behavior management and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in performing crisis intervention counseling
  • Ability to plan and execute appropriate judgment as required
  • Flexible, adaptive, and self-confident individual
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • High sympathy for people in crisis and passion to help them out
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and operating xerox and fax machines

Work Experience:

Crisis Intervention Counselor
Absolute Wellness Center, Summit, IL
March 2014 – Present

  • Evaluating patients and making an intervention plan for their recovery
  • Holding personal meetings with patients and determining necessary course of action
  • Assessing seriousness of mental health and referring them to medical professionals
  • Collecting and storing background of patients in electronic devices
  • Facilitating individual and group counseling depending on the caseload
  • Teaching social and other skills to improve behavior and develop self-confidence

Crisis Intervention Counselor
Health Priority, Summit, IL
September 2012 – February 2014

  • Performed assessment on patients’ mental health through face-to-face interactions
  • Determined specific treatment and counseling needs of patients by taking their case history
  • Assisted individuals, couples, and families in overcoming life crisis
  • Developed short-term and long-term plan for overcoming crisis situation
  • Instilled a sense of safety, recovery, confidence, and motivation in patients
  • Worked with medical professionals in regaining desired level of functioning in patients


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
    St. Joseph’s College, Summit, IL


On request.