Youth Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a youth counselor in a correctional facility to counsel troubled youth and help them overcome all personal problems and lead from the front.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent counseling skills

  • Knowledge of emotional, mental disorders and substance abuse issues among youngsters

  • Skilled in assessing and meeting needs of teenagers

  • Ability to provide psychological care and assist youngsters in crisis situation

  • Strong communication, organization, and administration skills

  • Experienced in group and individual counseling

  • Ability to create and implement personalized treatment programs for teenagers

  • Strong supervision and analysis skills

  • Skilled in planning and implementing educational activities

Work Experience:

Youth Counselor

Pride High School, Moberly, MO

2012 – present

  • Interact daily or weekly with students and solve their problems

  • Counsel and guide them in taking positive approach towards academic goals

  • Perform crisis intervention as required

  • Prepare teenagers for rehabilitation after disturbing issues

  • Develop relationships with youths and build trust

  • Provide residential setting to at-risk teenagers

  • Take care of the safety and security issues of the school

  • Apply physical restrain against youngsters behaving insanely during the crisis period

Youth Counselor

Silver Valley High School, Moberly, MO

2009 – 2012

  • Offered counseling to about 2000 students

  • Helped students by providing them information about college admission process

  • Ensured students are prepared to handle emotional issues

  • Maintained clinical charts and communication logs

  • Interacted with families and other agencies to admit youngster in different treatment programs

  • Researched treatment facilities, called and visited them to check how they handle troubles youngsters

  • Drafted daily programs to be followed by youngsters

  • Assessed and controlled inappropriate behavior in children

  • Interviewed youngsters and family members and suggested appropriate treatment

  • Reviewed and altered plans as needed to ensure complete recovery


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services

Golden-Arch University, Moberly, MO


Licensure and Certification:

Licensed Youth Counselor, MO

Certified by National Board for Certified Counselors


Available upon request.