behavioral health specialist behavioral health assessment specialist resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Case Manager experienced in coordinating care for a varied number of individuals. Proactive and resourceful with strong knowledge of community resources. Effective communicator with passion for helping others.

Supervisory opportunities
  • Supervised team of up to 16 staff members.
  • Managed a child case load of up to 16 youth.
  • Used Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word to develop documents and inventory tracking spreadsheets with proficiency.
  • Collaborated with team members for cohesive planning and implementation.
Skills and Proficiencies
  • Documentation proficiency
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • EPIC software
  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Cultural awareness
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Behavioral health assessment
  • Mental health disorders knowledge
Work History
Behavioral Health Specialist/Behavioral Health Assessment Specialist, 06/2016 to Current
JPS Health NetworkCity, STATE,
  • Spearheaded group counseling sessions 5 days per week to help individuals deal with mental health and substance abuse issues. Worked with family members to develop support networks and multifaceted coping techniques focused on client needs.
  • Evaluated patients based on mental and physical parameters discovered through interviews and standardized assessments.
  • Educated patients about common mental health and substance abuse disorders to facilitate understanding of treatment options.
  • Applied evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, problem-solving treatment and motivational interviewing to support behavioral interventions..
  • Provided extensive residential staff training in such areas as symptoms management and effective intervention strategies
Family Home Supervisor/Case Management Specialist, 05/2013 to 06/2016
ACH Child And Family ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired staff members offering exceptional talent and brought great skills to team.
  • Monitored direct care activities for optimal patient protections and infection control standards.
  • Managed accounts, 16 resident files and regulatory paperwork current and accurate with diligent attention to administrative requirements.
  • Mentored and coached up to 16 staff members to improve performance and interactions with residents.
Conservatorship Case Worker II, 05/2011 to 06/2013
Texas Department Of Family And Protective ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Reviewed 20-40 existing case records for available information to formulate plans of treatment and develop short- and long-term goals.
  • Collected information through observation and interviews with children, parents, relatives and neighbors.
  • Evaluated mental and physical status in minors to determine options for well being.
  • Developed plans to strengthen family units., maintained case records and legal documentation.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems
Unit Supply Specialist, 09/2008 to 09/2014
Texas Army National GuardCity, STATE,
  • Inspected ingoing and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Pulled merchandise from inventory storage and documented quantities to maintain accuracy.
  • Completed physical inventory counts monthly in preparation for annual training.
  • Prepared unit and more then 100 weapons for annual training.
Formal Education
Masters of Social Work: Social Work, Expected in 05/2014 to The University Of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX,
Bachelors of Social work: Social Work, Expected in 12/2011 to The University Of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX
  • Graduated cum laude
Associate of Applied Science: Interior Design, Expected in 05/1998 to Amarillo Technical College - Amarillo, TX,
Associate of Applied Science: Paramedics, Expected in 08/1994 to North Central Texas College - Gainseville TX,
Certifications and Rewards
  • Licensed Masters of Social Work - April 2015
  • Army Service Medal awarded 2011 and 2013

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School Attended

  • The University Of Texas At Arlington
  • The University Of Texas At Arlington
  • Amarillo Technical College
  • North Central Texas College

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Health Specialist/Behavioral Health Assessment Specialist
  • Family Home Supervisor/Case Management Specialist
  • Conservatorship Case Worker II
  • Unit Supply Specialist


  • Masters of Social Work
  • Bachelors of Social work
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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