Addiction Consultant resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Seasoned mental health practitioner with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings.

Skill Highlights

Legal Research w/ Databases such as Lexis-Nexis

*Experience in programs such as SPSS, Blackboard, MS Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint & Excel, STARS, AWARDS and DHS CARES, OASAS Client Management

*Use of Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in dealing with client.

*Trainings: Women's Risk Assessment (WRNA); Telehealth; Seeking Safety; Parole Violators; Boundaries; LODCATOR 3.0;

Addiction Consultant, 02/2015 - 10/2015
The Lcada Way Lorain, OH,
  • Responsible for working with adult women and shelter staff to assist in the development of better treatment outcomes and higher rates of successful housing placement.
  • Development of curriculum for substance abuse group therapy in relation to Women & Substance Abuse.
  • Consultation for women in need of substance abuse treatment.
  • Providing workshops on Evidenced Based Treatment; i.e Motivational Enhancement Therapy.
Addiction Counselor, 03/2015 - Present
Corteva, Inc. Syracuse, NY,
  • Responsible for case load of 45-70 adults with co-occurring disorders Worked as part of a team of Psychiatrist, Social Workers, Vocational Counselor's and Case Managers in the Behavioral Health Unit.
  • Counsel patients admitted to programs within Chemical Dependency Services, utilizing accepted current knowledge-based skills in the treatment of addictions.
  • Participates in the development of treatment plans and establishes short-term and long-term goals; respond to team suggestions and integrates recommendations in treatment plans.
  • Participates in clinical team meetings in discussing individual cases and general patient progress.
  • Conducts group therapy, educational training sessions and relapse prevention groups.
  • Financially screens all patients for admission and completes all admission forms.
  • Initiates and completes OASAS ADMISSION/DISCHARGE (PAS 46) forms.
  • Initiates discharge planning and referrals, acting as liaison for patient and completes Discharge Summaries.
  • Monitor & Develop monthly reports on program status.
  • Present generated data to Upper Hospital Management Member of Quality Assurance team.
Research Assistant, 06/2011 - Present
State University Of New York At Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY,
  • Independent Research on Eyewitness Identification Procedures and Death penalty & Black Community.
  • July 7th 2012.
Adjunct Instructor, 08/2014 - 05/2015
Archcare Queens, NY,
  • Taught Introductory and Developmental Psychology courses to undergraduate students.
  • Develop class materials, lectures, examination, and class assignments.
  • Evaluate student performance and assignment of grades.
  • Conducted consultation periods for students outside of class hours for questions and other concerns related to course material.
Outreach Coordinator, 04/2014 - 03/2015
City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Admission/Discharge): Responsible for over seeing client and community outreach, contract negotiation with government agencies and ensure services are rendered in a way that delivers the stated objectives and outcomes.
  • Develop client outreach and recruitment literature and techniques for effective service delivery and outcomes Supervises, evaluates, and monitors task and activities of Outreach Specialists (2) and Interns (3) Develop and coordinate social media to increase awareness of agency to community Identify, establish, and maintained a network of client providers and community resources Negotiate and act as go-between for contracts with Parole, OMH, & SAMSHA Monitor and Develop monthly reports Present generated reports and data to Deputy Director & Management Team.
Senior Substance Abuse Counselor, 04/2013 - 04/2014
Community Medical Services Kent, OH,
  • Worked as part of a substance abuse team performing in depth counseling/therapy.
  • Facilitates team meetings with units so that services provided a client are congruent with client needs Responsible for a caseload of 20-30 women, providing individual, group counseling services and crisis intervention.
  • Most of which had high recovery rates with few relapsing within the first year.
  • Assisting clients in setting treatment planning goals, monitoring progress toward these goals, participate in treatment planning review and also develop discharge planning Maintain high quality and timely case records including progress notes, group notes, and all other progress reports, court updates, and documentation as required.
  • Co Manage $400,000 NYS Offender Reentry Grant in conjunction with SAMSHA.
  • Facilitate team meetings, provide clinical supervision to team, and audit charts according to OASAS standards before presenting to Program Director.
Substance Abuse Counselor, 05/2012 - 04/2013
Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Irving, TX,
  • Responsible a caseload of 45-60 women, providing individual, group counseling services and crisis intervention.
  • In collaboration with the team addressing substance abuse issues, clients moved out of shelter between 3-6 months.
  • Documented treatment plans including history, intake assessment, progress notes and outcomes in accordance with policy and procedure and regulatory requirements.
  • Engage with Multidisciplinary Team of specialists to deliver holistic solutions for clients.
  • Facilitate trauma and substance abuse groups.
  • Administered weekly toxicology to clients.
Program Specialist, 01/2011 - 05/2012
Rikers Island Correctional Facility City, STATE,
  • Responsible for a caseload of 25 men and 9 adolescent males providing individual counseling, participate in multidisciplinary team meeting, assessing discharge planning and co facilitating NYC Fatherhood Initiative group.
  • Research and Publications.
Career Chronology
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Education and Training
Masters Of Art: Clinical Psychology, Expected in Present
The City College of New York - New York, NY
Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Art: Forensic Psychology African American Studies & Addiction Studies, Expected in May 2013
John Jay College of Criminal Justice - New York, NY
GPA: GPA: 3.71
Forensic Psychology GPA: 3.71 African American Studies & Addiction Studies
: , Expected in

Matthew B Johnson & Jessica Claire. Troy Davis, the death penalty, and the African American community: Toward an activist agenda for Black psychologists and others. Journal of Black Psychology July 2012

The Troy Davis Case, The African American Community & The Death Penalty by Matthew B. Johnson & Jessica Claire The 44th Annual International Convention of the Association of Black Psychologist-Los Angeles, California

March 15th 2012 Cross-racial vs. same-race wrongful convictions in sexual assault: Are the sources of error the same?" by Jessica Claire Panel presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences-New York, NY


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  • The City College of New York
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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