Domestic Violence Counselor Resume

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Contact Number: (012)-345-6789

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Career Objective:

To work as a domestic violence counselor for a government agency and provide counseling to both victims and perpetrators and ensure safety of the formers by finding them proper shelter by implementing appropriate safety plans.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in counseling victims and perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Strong organizational and team-building skills
  • Experience in public speaking and coordinating community outreach
  • Proficient in drafting emails, letters, reports, and using internet
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and take personal decision
  • Complete knowledge of the laws related to domestic violence
  • Skilled in working the police and law personnel

Work Experience:

Domestic Violence Counselor
Rays Counseling Center, Green Bay, WI
September 2013 – Present

  • Conducting counseling services for victims of domestic violence
  • Providing crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Coordinating with the law personnel and ensuring transit of victims to a safe shelter
  • Providing medical, legal, and civil care to the victims
  • Maintaining medical and legal reports for use in the litigation procedure
  • Maintaining confidentiality of individuals and helping in their rehabilitation
  • Calling instructors and trainers to help victims in developing job-based skills

Domestic Violence Counselor
Angel’s Hospital, Green Bay, WI
March 2012 – August 2013

  • Performed screening, crisis intervention, and risk assessment for victims
  • Conducted interviews of victims and perpetrators and counseled them separately
  • Analyzed and provided safety, mental health, and personal needs of victims
  • Coordinated public education activities and taught violence prevention methods
  • Assisted individuals in healing their mental and physical wounds and forgetting bad memories
  • Conducted group sessions and retained files and progress notes
  • Performed case reviews and engaged in case conferences

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
    St. Joseph College, Green Bay, WI
    2011

Reference:

On request.