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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Graduate student offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention and advocacy. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Passionate about becoming a counselor to help clients practice emotional wellness and learn positive coping skills.

Education and Coursework
Expected in 07/2024 to to
Master of Arts: Social Psychology & Mental Health Counseling
Ball State University - Muncie, IN,
GPA:
  • 3.83 GPA
  • Completed coursework in social psychology, introduction to mental health counseling, and counseling applications
  • Current coursework includes theories and techniques of counseling, research methods, and psychopathy
  • Working under supervision from Dr. Stefania Aegisdotti, Ph.D
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Indiana University Bloomington - Bloomington, IN
GPA:
  • Clinical Psychological Science Certificate recipient
  • Dean's List Honoree 2021 semesters
  • Completed coursework in abnormal psychology, clinical neuroscience, and cognitive behaviors
  • Worked in a Headstart facility to learn therapeutic interventions for childhood behavior disorders
  • Participated in social psychology capstone to research mental health stigma and treatment barriers
Clinical Experience
11/2020 to 12/2021
Behavioral Health Technician Excela Health Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Educated clients on important life skills such as housekeeping, food preparation, and medication compliance.
  • Completed patient reports daily and submitted to management for evaluation.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
01/2023 to Current
Counseling Student Ball State Community Counseling City, STATE,
  • Work under supervision from Hannah Drake-Schaffner, M.A and Dr. Stefania Aegisdottir, Ph.D
  • Provide weekly individual counseling to a primarily low-income and rural population
  • Work with presenting concerns such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and interpersonal relationships
  • Support clients identifying within gender and sexual minorities
06/2019 to 08/2019
Equine Volunteer Partners For Progress NFP City, STATE,
  • Managed riding sessions for children with disabilities to increase strength, balance, and muscle control.
  • Utilized positive reinforcement and coaching to increase rider's self-image and confidence.
  • Established comfortable environment for positive relationships and interpersonal development.
Professional Experience

Young Adult Presenter - NAMI

  • Spoke to over 1,000 students across Indiana and Illinois about mental health signs, symptoms and resources.
  • Provide accessible resources to students who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Use interpersonal skills to normalize and encourage discussions surrounding mental health.
  • Act as a youth representative on a Mental Health Summit Panel to speak on current mental health education in schools.

Founder - StigmaFree

  • Founded organization dedicated to normalizing discussion of mental health and breaking down treatment barriers.
  • Facilitated donation drive to collect over 200 items for Riley Children's Hospital Behavioral Unit.
  • Provided resources on local and state level to increase and strengthen mental health education in school systems.
  • Promoted organization public profile by delivering speeches, writing articles and presenting at conferences as public face of organization.

Co Director - Lake County Illinois State Pageant

  • Create positive relationships with young women interested in community service and personal development
  • Build confidence and self-efficacy through public speaking skills
  • Emphasize resilience and determination through behavior modeling and positive reinforcement

Mental Health Director - Panhellenic Association

  • Spoke to over 1,000 students across Indiana and Illinois about mental health signs, symptoms and resources.
  • Provide accessible resources to students who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Use interpersonal skills to normalize and encourage discussions surrounding mental health.
  • Act as a youth representative on a Mental Health Summit Panel to speak on current mental health education in schools.
Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Conflict resolution
  • Organization
  • Timeliness
  • Leadership
  • Public speaking
  • Decision making
  • Critical thinking

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ball State University
  • Indiana University Bloomington

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Counseling Student
  • Equine Volunteer

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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