Sample Residential Counselor Resume

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Lisa Willard
807 Heavner Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30339

Job Objective A challenging and rewarding position as a Residential Counselor that utilizes my experience and counseling skills.

Work Experience:

  • Residential Counselor, 2006 to Present
  • NHS Human Services, Sharon Hill, PA
  • Evaluated resident’s daily living activities and current mental status.
  • Instructed young residents on issues such as drug use, career opportunities, importance of education and other life issues.
  • Counseled residents about household maintenance, banking and financial documentation.
  • Planned and conducted recreational and social activities for small and large groups.
  • Trained residents in hygiene, self care, nutrition, meal preparation, and dietary needs.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Wide crisis intervention skills
  • Immense ability to conduct living group meetings
  • Profound ability to address negative behaviors with positive attitude
  • Broad knowledge of medical history and current health issues
  • Extended ability to provide clinical care to emotionally, behaviorally impaired children and adolescents in a residential treatment setting


B.S. in Psychology, 2004, Auburn University

M.S in Counseling, 2006, California State University

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