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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Overview

Instrumental in developing a program with extensive TEACCH structure and supports for people with Autism for the agency. Exceptional ability to train and motivate staff, often called to consult with staff in other programs within agency's department to develop new programs.


Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced, consumer-oriented environment.


Strong willingness to learn and grow with the agency, going an extra mile to meet the agency's mission and vision.

Core Qualifications
  • Conducting assessment, writing reports, Program Development, Team building, and goal setting.
  • Counseling, crisis intervention and management, Public relation, person/agency center planning.
Education
University of North Texas Texas City, Texas Expected in September, 2014 BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analysis) : Applied Behavior Analysis - GPA :
Walden University Minneapolis, MI Expected in 2016 PhD : Public Policy and Administration - GPA :

Public Policy and Administration currently enrolled) Emphases in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Public Policy and Administration

City University of New York New York City, New York Expected in 2011 Master of Arts : Disability Studies - GPA :

Disability Studies Multidisciplinary Advanced Programs in Disability studies

Bellevue University New York City, NE Expected in January 2005 Master of Science : Mental Health Counseling - GPA :

Emphases in Human Services, Mental Health Counseling

Bellevue University Bellevue, NE Expected in June 2002 Bachelors of Science : Computer Information Systems - GPA : Computer Information Systems
University of Law, Bangalore University Bangalore, Karnataka Expected in 1997 Bachelor : Law - GPA : Law
, Expected in June 2005 Advanced Topics in Autism/TEACCH training ( October, 2104) Trained in SCIP- R- Strategies for Crisis Interventions & Prevention ( September, 2014) Council of Quality life (CQL) Interviewer ( April, 2013) Creative License for Every Day Hero , AHRC, NYC (2013) TEACCH 5 day training in community based programs for Autistic ( October, 2012) Trained in First Aid and CPR -Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( July, 2007) Certified in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse in New York State ( February, 2006) Received Service Coordination Training ( September 2005) Trained in Positive Approach and Active Listening : - GPA :
, Expected in May 2003 Certified as HIV Prevention Counseling ( September, 2004) Diploma in Occupational Specialist - Paraprofessional in Development Disabilities (November 2004) Trained in basic American Sign Language : - GPA :
, Expected in May 1998 Certified in Report Writing offered by Canadian Cooperation office in Thimphu : - GPA :
Accomplishments

Crisis intervention management

  • Conducted crisis intervention assessment and developed the strategies to solve the crisis.
  • Chosen by the organization to become a TEACCH practitioner due to exceptional ability to train and motivate staff.
  • Produced effective programs to work with people with autism and other related disabilities.


Thesis/Dissertation

My Topic for the Dissertation that i am currently working on is


Early Intervention programs and Integrated Education policy for children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Bhutan.

Experience
Aspire Public Schools - Behavior Intervention Specialist
Sacramento, CA, 04/2006 - Current
  • Completed pre-admission evaluations, annual psychological status assessments, and periodic diagnostic testing, as well assists in completion of/completes behavior support plans as part of an interdisciplinary team and subsequently assists in implementation and monitoring of support plan initiatives, Coordinated psychological care and behavioral programs with families or residential settings or other relevant stakeholders in the individual's service provision.
  • Provided crisis intervention, as well as instructs staff in appropriate techniques for handing behavior management problems.
  • Interprets psychological behavioral problems and test findings to direct care staff and provides in-service training in areas such as behavior modification and physical intervention.
  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings, providing input particularly on individuals with identified or emerging behavior management issues, provided inputs and feedbacks and worked on finding new techniques and process to help individuals reach their potential goals.
  • Developed behavioral plans, provided crisis intervention and instructions to staff in appropriate techniques of handling behavior management issues as well coordinated behavioral programs with families and residential settings requiring liaison work.
  • Trained staffs on TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped CHildren ) and ESCAPE (Effective Strategy-Based Curriculum or Abuse Prevention and Empowerment) programs and materials Provided trainings and in services in areas of expertise particularly behavior modification, crises intervention, and physical intervention to the staff and family members.
  • Provided individual and group treatment by conducting and facilitating individual and group counseling groups.
  • Kept appropriate records of confidentiality of individuals in regard to their treatment process and progress.
  • Conducted sexuality assessment, wrote reports and interpreted the assessment.
  • Conducted trainings on Person- Centered Planning for people with disabilities.
  • Conducted Council of Quality Life (CQL) interviews and wrote and presented the reports.
Aveanna Healthcare - Consumer Service Coordinator
Cumming, GA, 07/2005 - 04/2006
  • Established, coordinated, wrote and implemented Day Habilitation, Individual Program Plans, Service Coordination agreement and activity plan to reach an individual's potential goals according to their needs and preferences.
  • Arranged and coordinated meetings with Family members, Medicaid Service Coordinators and Residential staffs to maximize individuals' program goals.
  • Acted as a liaison between all service providers, the chosen advocate or family member and the Consumer to ensure that plans are consistent and appropriate between settings.
  • Made home visits to discuss about the well being of an individual and any other related problems, issues and concerns.
  • Maintained monthly progress reports of consumers and updated required information on the progress of the consumers.
Bluehalo - Developmental Specialist
Mclean, VA, 02/2005 - 06/2005
  • Planned potential goals of the consumers with the parents to reach Independence, Individualization, Inclusion and the Productivity.
  • Helped consumers achieve their goals by working with them in classroom settings and out in the community leading to being more independent.
  • Provided training in variety of settings in an area of daily living skills and social skills according to the written program goals.
  • Participated in meetings and provided informative information to the parents and other staffs in order to assist the consumers have a productive goals according to their interest.
  • Maintained daily progress of the consumers and submitted the monthly progress timely.
Cintas Corporation - Program Manager
Prescott, AZ, 02/2003 - 01/2005
  • Wrote and implemented treatment and rehabilitation programs to address the individual needs of intellectually disabled individuals.
  • Planned and provided training in the areas of personal, daily living, community living, and social skills as identified within Individual Program Plans.
  • Coordinated internal and external services to assist consumers in planning and participating in group, social and recreational activities.
  • Conducted the meetings on regular basis and maintained accurate reports and monitor consumer progress.
Bickford Senior Living - Group Home Counselor
Sioux City, IA, 03/2002 - 06/2003
  • Provided individual and group counseling to address issues associated with adolescence, such as Self-esteem, family problems, depression, drug and alcohol use.
  • Administered client medications and maintained accurate daily reports.
Peljorkhang Enterprises - Assistant to the
City, STATE, Bhutan 1998 - 1999
  • Took intake information from clients, prepared files, maintained case records and provided general support for a law office that handled intellectual properties, family law and litigation.
  • Supervised an office staff of five employees and managed office operations.
  • Selected to handle a highly sensitive legal case involving sexual abuse; successfully managed all aspects of the case from intake through resolution.
Peljorkhang Enterprises - Human Resources Trainee
, , Bhutan 06/1998 - 01/1999
  • Worked in human resources planning, recruitment and employee development.
  • Selected to serve on a special project team to create and develop a new division for marketing and selling fast moving products, identified new products, initiated partnerships with suppliers, prepared costing and pricing for new products.
  • Promoted from administrative support position to Business Management Developer due to high quality work performance, as well as excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Monitored administration works and overall activities of the company.
NOVA Therapeutic Community -
City, STATE, 04/2004 - 11/2004
  • Helped facilitate and coordinate educational, drug and group therapy sessions for youth in a residential treatment center.
  • Provided guidance, support and crisis intervention to youth and families.
  • Assisted in intake/orientation, assessment and discharge processes, prepare written reports and compilation of the intake summary.
  • Prepared individualized treatment plans and provide guidance to help residents achieve their goals.
  • Conducted in house training with other staffs to develop more effective techniques to reach the clients' treatment plans.
Bellevue University - Intern/Assistant
City, STATE, 06/2003 - 11/2004
  • Assisted the faculty in analyzing the type of software applications necessary to accomplish the operational and management needs of the Online Learning System and installing and upgrading software applications to provide faculty and students with the appropriate technology to meet those needs.
  • Added and removed students from on-line class rosters.
  • Reviewed and distributed instructor and student evaluations to instructors and College Dean.
  • Posted important notices to the Discussion Board area of the Online Learning System.
  • Provided customer service by helping students set up their accounts and have access to blackboard.
  • Assisted the Audio Video CDL Specialist in digitalization of video productions.
  • Loaded numerous application software packages on servers and PCs.
Fellowships and Awards

Dean list student during Undergraduate and Graduate programs.

Receipt of partial scholarship from Bellevue University for Graduate programs

Chosen by the organization to be part of the special project called TEACCH practitioner to help people with Autism.

Publications

Future publication will be my dissertation on Early Intervention programs and Integrated Education Policy for children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Bhutan.

Presentations

Presented at YAI International conference, 2012 on Connecting Higher Education and Professional Practices. http://www.yai.org/resources/conferences/yai-conference/brochures/2012-ic-brochure.pdf

Conducted educational trainings and seminars within the agency.

Memberships/Scholarly Societies
Interests

Participates in charity runs and marathons. Enjoys volunteering.


Volunteer, Rehabilitation International Global (RI Global)

Provided assistance during the follow up seminar on implementation of the 8th UN convention on Ad hoc committee to adopt the rights of persons with disability.


Volunteer, Nebraska Aids Project (NAP) Conducted on Site Counseling for HIV testing clients focusing on high risk behaviors and risk reduction techniques and participated in Fund Raising for NAP.


Volunteer, Lutheran Heartland Refugee Resettlement Assisted the new arrived refugees with housing, applying for government assistance, accessing health services, finding employment and over welfare. Tutored ESL classes to the children and the parents with basic survival skills. Mentored the families and educated them of the western culture.


Volunteer, Nebraska Nepali Society (NNS) Functioned as an Executive Board Member in operating a Not-for -Profit organization. Participated in decision-making process and over all functioning of the NNS.


Volunteer, Connecting the Disconnected Assisted ex-offenders in transitioning back into the community. Worked with individuals as a Job Coach, providing resources, training and helping find jobs. Participated in Younker Fund Raising for Less Fortunate Children.

Additional Information
  • Volunteer, Rehabilitation International Global (RI Global) Provided assistance during the follow up seminar on implementation of the 8th UN convention on Ad hoc committee to adopt the rights of persons with disability.
Skills

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access) Adobe Photoshop


Windows Operating Systems, Internet Search Tools (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 9)


Highly skilled in conducting assessment, identifying needed supports, and then developing and implementing these supports.

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School Attended

  • University of North Texas
  • Walden University
  • City University of New York
  • Bellevue University
  • Bellevue University
  • University of Law, Bangalore University

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavior Intervention Specialist
  • Consumer Service Coordinator
  • Developmental Specialist
  • Program Manager
  • Group Home Counselor
  • Assistant to the
  • Human Resources Trainee
  • Intern/Assistant

Degrees

  • BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analysis)
  • PhD
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelors of Science
  • Bachelor
  • Advanced Topics in Autism/TEACCH training ( October, 2104) Trained in SCIP- R- Strategies for Crisis Interventions & Prevention ( September, 2014) Council of Quality life (CQL) Interviewer ( April, 2013) Creative License for Every Day Hero , AHRC, NYC (2013) TEACCH 5 day training in community based programs for Autistic ( October, 2012) Trained in First Aid and CPR -Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( July, 2007) Certified in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse in New York State ( February, 2006) Received Service Coordination Training ( September 2005) Trained in Positive Approach and Active Listening
  • Certified as HIV Prevention Counseling ( September, 2004) Diploma in Occupational Specialist - Paraprofessional in Development Disabilities (November 2004) Trained in basic American Sign Language
  • Certified in Report Writing offered by Canadian Cooperation office in Thimphu

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