Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Personable and proactive Licensed Clinical Social Worker, focused on building positive rapport with diverse range of clients. Known for providing in-depth client assessments, determining appropriate courses for treatment and providing resources when necessary. History in working with clients struggling with diagnosed mental health disorders to include addiction, anxiety and depression.

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Adobe
  • Electronic Health Records, to include Patagonia, PatTrac and SMART systems
  • Obtaining insurance authorizations (Medicaid)
  • Client billing
  • Client scheduling
  • Comprehensive assessments
  • Diagnosing
  • Treatment planning
  • Applying therapuetic interventions
06/2016 to Current Behavioral Health Therapist Centura Health | Elizabeth, CO,
  • Completing comprehensive, client centered, assessments that focus on substance use and mental health history, needs, and issues.
  • Using the DSM-V, ASAM criteria, supervision, and clinical knowledge to formulate diagnoses.
  • Collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans to address diagnostic impressions and needs assessment.
  • Facilitating group psychotherapy where CBT, motivational interviewing, social learning theory, systems theory, and other theoretical frameworks are applied to treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Provide individual psychotherapy where the above listed theoretical frameworks are also utilized to treat mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Conducting urinalysis tests and interpreting results in order to adjust diagnostic impressions and appropriately treat client disorders.
  • Act as liaison for Problem Solving Court Program (Family Recovery Court), conducting client-centered assessments and developing diagnoses in order to recommend appropriate treatment modalities to address client mental health disorders.
  • Effectively work on interdisciplinary team to foster optimal client outcomes.
  • Engage in discharge planning to reinforce continued success beyon therapeutic relationship.
  • Supervised three Social Work interns while they were pursuing their bachelor's and master's degrees.
08/2015 to 05/2016 MSW Intern Universal Health Services | Weslaco, TX,
  • Utilizing motivational interviewing to conduct bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessments.
  • Analyze information collected during assessment and other assessment tools (urinalysis results) to develop diagnostic impressions and ASAM Criteria level of treatment.
  • Develop person-centered treatment plans with specific and measurable client goals.
  • Facilitate group and individual treatment to clients, while implementing different interventions such as CBT, narrative therapy, and systems theory.
  • Utilize assessment tools, including urinalysis and client self-report to evaluate progress in treatment
  • Develop individualized discharge plans with clients to support continued recovery.
08/2014 to 05/2015 MSW Intern/In-Home Interventionist Archdiocese Of San Antonio | Spring Branch, TX,
  • Facilitated supervised visitation for non-custodial parents to have access to their children in a safe and secure environment.
  • Provided in-home parenting interventions in order to assist parents in enhancing skills such as, behavior management, and stress management; as well as providing education on child development, safety, and fostering independence.
  • Facilitated co-parenting sessions to assist parents in effective communication and boundary setting to create a foundation for optimal co-parenting.
  • Evaluated client behavior before, during and after intervention, and prepared reports discussing behavior changes to referral sources.
  • Collaborated with Department of Social Services and Family Recovery Court caseworkers to support clients.
  • Facilitated family workshops for parents and children 3 to 4 years old to promote developmental skills and kindergarten readiness.
01/2013 to 08/2014 Childcare Worker Grace Lutheran Child Development Center | City, STATE,
  • Delivered direct, supervised care to groups of children between ages 2 and 13.
  • Provided a safe and secure environment for children to learn, play, and rest.
  • Assisted children in developing fine motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 Master's of Social Work | Social Work, Received Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD GPA:
Expected in 12/2012 Bachelor of Arts | Sociology, Received University Of Maryland - College Park, College Park, MD GPA:
Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Arts | General Studies, Received College Of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD GPA:
Expected in 06/2008 High School Diploma | Thomas Stone, Waldorf, MD, GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Spring 2012 Dean's List for University of Maryland- College Park
  • The Academic Excellence Award for Honors upon graduation at CSM
  • Graduated with Honors (top 20 percent) at Thomas Stone

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School Attended

  • Salisbury University
  • University Of Maryland - College Park
  • College Of Southern Maryland
  • Thomas Stone

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Health Therapist
  • MSW Intern
  • MSW Intern/In-Home Interventionist
  • Childcare Worker


  • Master's of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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