clinical director resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Analytical Clinical Director successful in leveraging evidence-based data to improve BCBA / LABA education and client outcomes. Critical thinker and problem-solver due to dynamic client treatment planning and understanding of medical necessity guidelines.

  • Service Utilization Improvements
  • Managing Client Cases
  • Effective Communication
  • Obtaining Authorizations
  • Evaluation and Determining Medical Necessity
  • Telemedicine
  • Clinical Experience
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Behavioral Health
  • Management Experience
Work History
02/2016 to Current Clinical Director Onward Behavioral Health | Exton, PA,
  • Review treatment plans for team of 15 BCBA / LABAs to ensure medical necessity and program integrity.
  • Design and participate in client / family intake and assessment process including functional behavior assessment and both formal and informal skills assessments.
  • Developed parent training / engagement goals based on individual families' values.
  • Engage directly with parents and clients to track successes and needs of their families in order to guide short and long term care planning.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Provide ongoing case management to clients and families to implement appropriate treatment plans, adhere to quality models and maximize utilization of services needed to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Identified BCBA / LABA and RBT / Direct staff training needs and devised training programs to close gaps.
  • Represented organization at community events, answering questions, providing details and giving informative presentations.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, funding sources, and general liability.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 75+ client program, providing guidance and leadership to over 50 employees.
  • Obtained authorizations from multiple insurance carriers for various levels of care.
  • Communicate with funding sources and stakeholders to collaborate on clients' programming.
  • Evaluated medical necessity guidelines and benefit coverage to determine appropriateness of services for each client.
  • Evaluated clients' histories, assessment results and current progress towards goals in order to determine appropriate level of service.
07/2013 to 01/2016 Special Education Teacher Community Reach Center | Brighton, CO,
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom
  • Supervised and trained 8 instructional assistants
07/2012 to 07/2013 Special Education Teacher, ABA Program Bellingham Public Schools, Stall Brook Elementary | City, STATE,
  • Collect and analyze skill acquisition data in order to design student-centered programming
  • Report on analyzed data in form of student specific progress notes
  • Plan academic and behavioral programming for classroom of students with moderate to severe disabilities
  • Create and implement whole group and one on one (discrete trial, task analysis, etc.) lessons for use in classroom based on Common Core standards
  • Supervise and train 10 direct service behavior therapists
04/2010 to 03/2012 Special Education Teacher, ABA Program Behavioral Concepts Inc, BASICS School | City, STATE,
  • Supervise and train at least 10 direct service behavior therapists
  • Collect and analyze skill acquisition data in order to design student-centered programming
  • Participate in behavior protocol design to increase and decrease targeted behaviors.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students
Expected in 2017 to to | Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA GPA:
Expected in 2011 to to MS | Moderate Special Education Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts GPA:
Expected in 2007 to to BA | Psychology University of Maine, Orono, Maine GPA:

Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Board Certified Behavior Analyst: 1-19-36406

State of Massachusetts Board of Allied Mental Health
Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst: 2047

State of Massachusetts Initial Teaching License
Moderate Disabilities

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School Attended

  • University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • Simmons College
  • University of Maine

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Director
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher, ABA Program
  • Special Education Teacher, ABA Program


  • MS
  • BA

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