C & A Licensed Clinician The Woodlands Resume
||Last Updated: Feb 8, 2012 @ 7:29pm
Seeking Job: C & A Licensed Clinician
Position Desired: C & A Licensed Clinician
Roderick J. Smith
Dear future employer:
Honor, courage, and commitment; these core values have been the measuring stick of my entire working and academic career. As an employee in your organization, I will continue to uphold these same values.
My experience as a United States Marine has allowed me to grow as a leader and mature into and extremely effective helper. My experience as a program director and therapist has allowed me to help clients deal with major depression with suicidal ideation and improve family understanding of different maladaptive behaviors. I have improved the lives of others by coaching, mentoring and counseling them on life skills and work/life management. These skills have molded me into an effective counseling professional.
In March of , I graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a . GPA. In August of , I completed graduate school with a Master of Arts in Counseling with a . GPA. I am currently enrolled as a doctoral student pursuing an Ed.D in Counselor Education. I have worked in a mental health facility since November of where I have facilitated psychoeducation groups, process groups and conducted individual and family therapy. I am confident that my practical experience, skills and knowledge will contribute to the current and future success of your organization. I look forward to meeting you soon to discuss my future as a member of your team.
Roderick J. Smith, MA, LPC-Intern
– Columbia University Columbia, MO
Bachelors of Arts
• Major: Psychology
– Prairie View A&M University Prairie View, TX
Master of Arts
• Major: Counseling
– Present Texas Southern University Houston, TX
Doctor of Education
• Major: Counselor Education
– Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Work History / Experience:
– Present Riverside General Hospital Houston, TX
Program Therapist for PTSD Unit
; Provide group therapy for veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
; Provide individual therapy for veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
; Perform case-management duties.
; Conduct intake assessment.
; Perform crisis intervention
- The Devereux Foundation League City, TX
Program Director/ Clinician
; Manage acute inpatient and partial hospitalization program.
; Provide clinical services for clients experiencing suicidal and/or homicidal ideation.
; Provide substance abuse counseling/ education.
; Provide psychosocial assessments; develop treatment plans; crisis intervention; provide group, individual, family and didactic sessions
; Supervise and manage members of multidisciplinary treatment team.
; Implement all guidelines and policies with the purpose of ensuring compliance with all government regulations.
; Monitor the effectiveness of program, making adjustments as needed.
; Recruit and train employees.
- Children’s Protective Services Houston, TX
CPS Investigator II
; Investigate allegations of abuse and/ or neglect.
; Assess client safety and vulnerability.
; Document case history and all findings in a timely manner.
; Manage large case loads.
; Present case before a court.
- United States Marine Corps Houston, TX
Desired Compensation / Salary:
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