Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I was a Military Spouse for 20 years. I have obtained my Bachelors Degree in Social Psychology and Masters in Human Relations. I have worked in the field of mental health since 2008. I utilized my Masters by working for Department of Corrections as a Psychological Clinician for Medium / Maximum Security Mental Patients, from 11.2014 to 6.2022. I had been under a lot of stress and decided to seek a less stressful work environment.

  • Patient Rapport-Building
  • Educational Strategy's
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Client Service
  • Leadership Training
  • Crisis Situations
  • Electronic Charting
Work History
11/2014 to 06/2022
Behavioral Mental Health Clinician Johns Hopkins Medicine Germantown, MD,
  • Facilitated and conducted group and individual therapy sessions to address PTSD, anger management, and grief.
  • Administered personality assessments, behavioral assessments and assessments of intellectual functioning.
  • Supported clients by providing referrals and linkages to substance abuse, mental and medical services.
  • Counseled clients individually to provide strategies for becoming aware of strengths and adjusting socially to environments.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary staff meetings to implement research-based changes and assess treatment plans.
  • Used Electronic Health Records- Docsynergy and OMS to prepare and maintain diagnostic records, progress notes and federal and state-mandated forms.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
  • Managed caseload of up to 700 patients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
  • Utilized positive uncertainty and multi-systemic family systems therapy to encourage clients and help to handle ambiguity, accept inconsistencies and trust intuition in decision-making.
01/2012 to 10/2014
Substance Abuse Counselor Dekalb Health Angola, IN,
  • Supported and assessed clients struggling with addiction or relationship issues and devised strategies based on client needs.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
11/2007 to 11/2011
Mental Health Technician SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Performed scheduled patient safety checks and documented results to establish patients' well-being.
  • Observed patient behaviors and mental status and notified RN of unusual or potentially dangerous occurrences.
  • Identified behaviors that necessitated intervention and obtained assistance from qualified personnel to complete intervention.
  • Applied de-escalation and limit-setting techniques to promote patient cooperation.
  • Supported patients needing medical care to relieve patient anxiety and promote positive outcomes.
  • Assisted with patient restraint and seclusion scenarios to create safe environment for patient and medical personnel.
  • Helped patients with meals, activities of daily living (ADLs) and facility transfers to promote security and patient well-being.
  • Escorted patients from unit to meals, activities and visitation areas to maintain standard of safety and security.
  • Engaged with colleagues in treatment team meetings to promote positive patient treatment outcomes.
  • Participated in continuous quality improvement and performance improvement activities to enhance effectiveness and increase knowledge.
  • Attended therapeutic educational group meetings and supported patients with guidance from RN or other mental health technicians or a medical professional.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Counseled and mentored clients on substance use and life choices.
  • Took and monitored vital signs, administered medications and managed patient behavior.
Expected in 12/2010
Master of Arts: Human Relations
The University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK,
Expected in 12/2008
Bachelor of Science: Social Psychology
Park University - Parkville MO,

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score
could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:


resume Strength

  • Formatting
  • Length

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The University of Oklahoma
  • Park University

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Mental Health Clinician
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Mental Health Technician


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in: