Rebecca M. Schmidt
(847) 323-2655 –Mobile
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Seeking employment in areas of mental health, behavioral health, or AODA counseling.
Certifications: CPR/first aid/AED, CPI, CADC coursework in progress
Rosecrance Health Network- Rockford, IL 2014 to present
Unit Specialist/Counselor- adolescent impatient campus
Facilitate didactics in a group setting.
Work with clients individually on their treatment plans and 12 step work.
Observe, monitor and document both group and individual dynamics and treatment progress.
Display group and behavioral management abilities by supervising a 14 client group daily.
Provide individual and group crisis intervention.
Ensure client medical records are accurate and compliant with state and cooperate policies.
Spent time shadowing primary counselors and learned basics on client treatment including
completing a biopsychosocial, initial treatment plan, individual sessions and discharge paperwork.
The Gymnastics Spot – Mundelein, IL 2013 to 2014
Special Olympics Gymnastics Coach
Teach basic gymnastics skills to children with special needs ranging from ages 4-24.
Provide a structured environment while aiding in completion of new skills.
Learned basics of interaction with children/adolescents with Downs Syndrome, Autism, and
CSA Kids – Janesville, WI 2011 to 2013
Modified basic training plan to accommodate each individual child’s needs.
Taught necessary skills to enable gymnasts to improve.
Evaluated skill level of gymnasts in order to assess appropriate competition level.
Supervised open practices to ensure safety and coach desired new skills.
Communicated with co-workers to guarantee training plan uniformity for all skill levels.
Worked flexibly with management regarding work schedules.
Farmington Bath and Tennis Club – Kildeer, IL 2009 to 2011
Head Diving Coach
Created training plans based on individual abilities.
Taught necessary skills to enable divers to improve.
Provided hands on assistance when needed.
Developed and used motivational techniques tailored to each diver.
Prepared year end presentation regarding team and individual season accomplishments for parents and
Participated on a panel of judges at each competition.
Worked with management to evaluate divers at beginning and end of season in order to gauge the
effectiveness of training /coaching.
Improved individual and team scores each year.