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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Child Protective and Family and Children's Services professional highly skilled in responding to reports of child abuse or neglect. Approaches cases with a calm and objective eye, and with the well-being of all involved in mind to assist families in finding the services they need to work towards the best outcome for families and children.
Skills
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Family reunification specialist
  • Skilled community-based case manager
  • Cooperative
  • Calm under pressure
  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Organized
  • Analytical thinker
  • Organized
  • Analytical thinker
  • Career development counselor
  • Life skills counseling
  • Child abuse clearance
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Risk and needs assessments
  • Case management
Work History
Caseworker, 2006 to 10/2009
Refresh Mental HealthBuckeystown, MD,

  • Interviewed and evaluated families, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
  • Referred clients to community agencies and area services including mental health and drug/alcohol counseling.  
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.
  • Wrote service plans, permanency reports, court reports and case notes to report on the progress, safety and wellbeing of families and document interactions and home visits.  
  • Investigated suspected cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Collaborated with court, law enforcement and community providers.
  • Testified under oath in Family Court in regards to permanency, neglect and abuse and the placement of children.   
Career Counselor, 11/2009 to 05/2011
City Of Boston, MaBoston, MA,
  • Worked with students on career planning.
  • Assisted students in obtaining employability skills.
  • Assessed progress of the students and helped to set goals towards their graduation from the program.
  • Counseled students in employability concerns, regarding attitude on the job, uniforms for employment, tardiness and absences on the job.  
  • Assisted students in working on college or employment transition.
  • Worked with the students in getting needed mental health and medical care.
  • Assisted students in community services in the area that would help them with their needs. 
  • Assisted students in planning on how to get home and places they could go during breaks from the program.  
  • Assisted students in bereavement leave and assisted in finding needed counseling for their grief.  
  • Assisted students with drug/alcohol concerns with getting into programs to help with sobriety.  
Caseworker - Senior Caseworker I - Senior Caseworker II, 05/2011 to Current
Delaware County DSSCity, STATE,
  • Interviewed and evaluated families, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
  • Referred clients to community agencies and area services including mental health and drug/alcohol counseling.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.Wrote service plans, permanency reports, court reports and case notes to report on the progress, safety and wellbeing of families and document interactions and home visits.  
  • Investigated suspected cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Collaborated with court, law enforcement and community providers.
  • Testified under oath in Family Court in regards to permanency, neglect and abuse and the placement of children.   
  • Supervised a unit of 4 caseworkers and managed their cases and provided guidance and feedback in their case practice.
  • Reviewed and evaluated caseworkers on their casework process by evaluation and reading court reports, service plans, case notes, adoption paperwork and other documentation for accuracy and assisted caseworkers on assessing for safety and setting goals for the families that we assist.  
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1996
Franklin Central School - Franklin, NY
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in May, 2005
SUNY Potsdam - Potsdam, NY
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Franklin Central School
  • SUNY Potsdam

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