Teenagers are mostly fragile emotionally and psychologically. They easily get disturbed when they encounter something weird. Their minds and feelings are disturbed when they see parents fighting with each other. Some also become victim of sexual abuse or harassment. Then there are others who find coping with academic pressure difficult and slide into depression. Thankfully, there are youth counselors who help such teenagers to put a brave face on difficult situations and emerge as a winner. These counselors work at schools, religion organizations, correctional facilities and residential group homes. They interact and cater to the academic, social, emotional and physical sides of the young people.
A bachelor's degree in psychology, human services, or sociology along with relevant work experience is necessary to hold the youth counselor position. If you have gone through all the primary requirements, and are looking for a similar position, you can take help of this sample resume.
Lance A. Medina
4574 Fairmont Avenue
Moberly, MO 65270
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:
Pride High School, Moberly, MO
2012 - present
Silver Valley High School, Moberly, MO
2009 - 2012
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.