Adolescent Therapist Inpatient resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Neurodiversity-affirming clinically-trained professional focused on helping young adult students be successful within higher education. Creative problem-solver that works well individually and with a team. Specialist in working with neurodivergent clients, to include Autism, ADHD, and learning differences.

  • Knowledge of mental health conditions and DSM-5
  • Assessments, treatment plans, and crisis interventions
  • Multidisciplinary team experience
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strength-based and trauma informed practices
  • Experience with neurodiverse teens & adults
  • Experience with individual, family, and group therapy settings
  • Awareness of 504 Plans and IEPs
  • Experience in providing trainings & consultation specific to ASD and ADHD
Clinical Therapist & Owner, 05/2022 - Current
Universal Health Services Ashland City, TN,
  • Specialized mental health services for adult women and teens within the areas of reproductive & perinatal mental health and ADHD.
  • Certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) through Postpartum Support International a and Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist - Prenatal (CCTSP) through Trauma Institute International.
  • Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
  • Clinical focus on supporting neurodivergent parents raising neurodivergent children
  • Advocates for neurodiversity-affirming mental health services within the community
  • Provides informative talks and presentations to medical field professionals on topics related to the neurodiversity community & reproductive/perinatal mental health needs.
  • Receives clinical supervision and engages in consistent consultation related to areas of specialties
  • Eligible to pursue full clinical licensure (LCSW) in Jan 2023.
Clinical Therapist, 04/2021 - 05/2022
US Government Contractor City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with treatment team to advocate for patients' needs and help shape effective treatment plans.
  • Developed client-centered treatment plans with specific goals and objectives and provided therapeutic counseling in accordance with such plans.
  • Incorporated various treatment methodologies and evidence-based practices to meet clients' specific needs.
  • Implemented and advocated for Neurodiversity-affirming practices within the community mental health setting.
  • Trained treatment team professionals on providing neurodiversity-affirming care to individuals across the lifespan.
  • Participated in Individualized Education Plan team meetings to advocate for the educational needs of neurodivergent children and children with various learning differences.
  • Provided psychoeducation and support to caregivers of neurodivergent children.
Inpatient Therapist, 11/2020 - 04/2021
Abbeycare Newmarket Ltd. City, STATE,
  • Responsible for completing psychosocial assessments and creating individualized treatment plans for adolescents and adults receiving inpatient psychiatric care.
  • Creates and facilitates engaging therapeutic group activities and discussions for psychoeducational and processing groups.
  • Collaborates with patients and their families to develop strength-based crisis plans that prioritize safety, healthy behaviors, and promote compliance.
  • Coordinates continuation of care for patients to include establishing services with outpatient providers and ensuring access to critical resources following hospital discharge.
  • Continuing and improving upon knowledge of state-wide resources, agencies, and behavioral health services in order to better serve patients and their families.
  • Actively participates in daily clinical team meetings to review and discuss patient progress, ensure consistent implementation of treatment plan goals and objectives, and to demonstrate team involvement in problem solving.
Family Advocacy Program Assistant , 05/2018 - 06/2020
Airman & Family Readiness Center City, STATE,
  • Served as the first point of contact for individuals and agencies reporting suspicions of child and adult maltreatment. Responsible for collecting information from a variety of sources in order to help determine if the allegations met criteria for an investigation.
  • Routinely administered, scored, and interpreted questionnaires and surveys to assess for risk factors associated with child and adult maltreatment, domestic violence, suicide, and postpartum depression.
  • Presented evidence-based information to expecting parents on behavioral health topics related to pregnancy and early parenthood such as navigating changes in relationships, healthy coping strategies, and postpartum wellbeing.
  • Coordinated rapid response team meetings to address allegations of child sexual abuse and situations involving high-risk violence. Collaborated with law enforcement, special investigation teams, legal representatives, and medical professionals to assess for risks and ensure safety of all involved.
Recovery Specialist/MSW Intern, 08/2017 - 09/2018
Company Name City, State,
  • Conducted initial and ongoing assessments to develop and implement effective service plans. Completed alcohol, drug, and suicide risk assessments to identify immediate safety needs and possible risks during inpatient admission.
  • Facilitated individual, family, and group therapy sessions with inpatient and outpatient clients following the 12-Step addiction recovery model.
  • Cultivated and encouraged positive lifestyle changes through the use of motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy modalities.
  • Gained experience in working with pregnant and postpartum women overcoming substance use disorders.
Work-Life Specialist/MSW Intern, 08/2016 - 05/2017
Company Name City, State,
  • Assessed the unique needs of military families and provided necessities such as access to emergency funding, food pantry items, referrals for free childcare, and referrals for mental health services.
  • Counseled active duty military members preparing to discharge from the military. Assisted military members with preparing for post-miliary life to include planning for housing, financial obligations, and meeting career and educational goals.
  • Facilitated weekly pre-deployment and reintegration groups for active duty members. Group discussions focused on the unique work stressors found within the military workplace and high-tempo operational units. Provided education on positive coping strategies, stress management, and maintaining healthy relationships while geographically separated.
Education and Training
Master of Social Work: , Expected in 07/2018
Salisbury University - Salisbury, MD
Bachelor of Science: Psychology , Expected in 12/2015
University Of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD,
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School Attended

  • Salisbury University
  • University Of Maryland University College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Therapist & Owner
  • Clinical Therapist
  • Inpatient Therapist
  • Family Advocacy Program Assistant
  • Recovery Specialist/MSW Intern
  • Work-Life Specialist/MSW Intern


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science

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