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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Licensed LMSW Therapist familiar with client assessments, treatment planning and ongoing evaluations. Well-versed in effective intervention and assessment techniques. Successful at helping clients unravel physical, mental and emotional layers to identify root causes of problems and develop strong coping skills for diverse scenarios. Proficient in interdisciplinary collaboration with passion for leaving positive impact on patient lives.

Motivated Social Worker with comprehensive knowledge of social justice issues and systems affecting marginalized communities. Passionate about developing and facilitating programs to support communities in need. Collaborative and analytical with proven ability to build strategic partnerships, advocate for clients and advance change for communities in need.

Child Protective Services Social Worker highly skilled in responding to reports of child abuse or neglect. Approaches cases with calm and objective eye with well-being of all parties in mind. Works cooperatively with law enforcement, court officials and educators to promote welfare of child.

Skills
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Responsible
  • Troubleshooting
  • Good listening skills
  • Training & Development
  • Critical thinking
  • Project Management
  • Clerical
  • Relationship-Building
  • Conflict resolution
  • One-on-One Sessions
  • Intervention Planning
  • Group Therapy Facilitation
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Family Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Emergency Care
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Progress Assessments
  • Treatment Planning
  • Discharge Planning
  • Progress Evaluations
  • Therapeutic Plans
  • Patient documentation
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Teambuilding
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Reading comprehension
  • Data management
  • Analytical thinking
  • Confidential case documentation
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Compassionate
  • Cooperative
  • Solution-based interventions
  • Life skills development
  • DSM-IV knowledge
  • Social services
  • Efficient under pressure
  • Data collection and management
  • Structured Decision Making (SDM) tools knowledge
  • Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
  • Psychosocial assessments expert
  • Trained adoption counselor
Education
Washburn University Of Topeka Topeka, KS Expected in 05/2018 Master of social work : Social Work - GPA :
  • Majored in Clinical Social Work
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
Emporia State UNIVERSITY , Expected in Bachelors : Sociology - GPA :

Skills Social Work Case Management Treatment Planning Mental Health Services Social Services Social Work License Teamwork / Collaboration Psychotherapy Group Therapy Mental Health Counseling Family Therapy Working with Adolescents Crisis Intervention Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Stress Management

Work History
Boulder County, Co - ADOPTION SPECIALIST
Boulder, CO, 10/2019 - 09/2020
  • I would be responsible for facilitating the adoption process for both the family that is adopting and the child who is being adopted.
  • While working together with government organizations and/or adoption agencies to place orphaned children in adoptive homes.
  • Assessing families and ensuring their ability to provide for the safety, well-being, and permanency for the prospective child they are pursuing adoption as a potential adoptive resource.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
Amikids - Child Protective Specialist (Intern)
Greenville, NC, 04/2015 - 05/2018
  • Child protection services, the department for children and families Assessing the needs of clients and providing a safety plan as needed for the safety and well-being of the children determined at potential risk.
  • Developed plans to strengthen family units.
  • Responded to claims of abuse, neglect or safety concerns.
  • Visited homes, inspected surroundings and interviewed family members.
  • Maintained case records and legal documentation.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
Counseling Associates Of The Flint Hills - Therapist
City, STATE, 01/2017 - 01/2018
  • Graduate student working with clients and the community by assessing the needs of groups and individual clients.
  • Providing a treatment plan and utilizing community resources to improve the client’s quality of life and functioning.
  • Counseled up to 5 patients weekly with issues such as mood disorders, PTSD and anxiety.
  • Completed full mental health assessments to determine best courses of actions.
  • Provided crisis support and emergency care for patients.
  • Documented patient information through analyzing data, interview notes and test results, and identified and diagnosed nature of clients' problems.
  • Provided tools for clients and families to communicate better and negotiate issues for improved family relationships.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
  • Assisted clients to better understand roles as parents, focusing on developing skills to nurture and guide children.
  • Recommended therapeutic action plans and treatments based on results from behavioral assessments.
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses.
  • Referred clients to specialists, educational outreach programs or social service agencies for additional interventional needs.
  • Evaluated treatment techniques after sufficient time periods to determine effectiveness for each client.
  • Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.
  • Maintained and updated patient records, including changes in service plans, treatment reports and progress.
  • Developed and implemented intensive individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior and other psychosocial issues.
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques and interviews, case histories and other assessment methodologies.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Washburn University Of Topeka
  • Emporia State UNIVERSITY

Job Titles Held:

  • ADOPTION SPECIALIST
  • Child Protective Specialist (Intern)
  • Therapist

Degrees

  • Master of social work
  • Bachelors

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