Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Dedicated, efficient, and detail-oriented School Psychologist with 5+ years experience in educational settings seeks challenging position in urban school district servicing diverse student populations.
  • Psychoeducational and behavioral assessment and intervention 
  • Case management
  • Consultation and professional development
  • Experienced with working with learning, developmental, and emotional disabilities
  • Knowledge of special education laws and best practices
  • Individual and group counseling 
  • Experienced in crisis assessment and intervention
  • Culturally responsive practice
  • Instructional support 
Work History
05/2016 to Current
Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Intern Aromas/San Juan Unified San Juan Bautista, CA,
  • Provided individual and family therapy sessions in an outpatient clinic that services a highly diverse population of children, adolescents, and families.
  • Collaborated with an interdisciplinary staff to provide clinic and community-based services for children ages 3 to 18 presenting with a variety of psychological, social, emotional, and behavioral disorders.
  • Provide individual therapy sessions for adolescents and adults at two Integrated Care clinics. Carried a caseload of 10-15 clients at each clinic.  Clients present with a variety of behavioral health needs including depression, anxiety, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and substance abuse.  
  • Completed psychological assessments for children and adolescents in an in-patient setting. Assessments completed include projective drawings, Rorschach, projective storytelling, rating scales, and cognitive assessments. Provided feedback to hospital staff in order to inform treatment and medication management.  
  • Participated in weekly didactic seminars. Topics included trauma-based interventions (TF-CBT and ARC), crisis assessment, psychosis, DBT, early childhood therapy, motivational interviewing, and cultural competency.
  • Participated in a policy rotation. Participated in grant writing for CCBHC grant. Attended UNM and state meetings regarding implementation of CCBHC model in New Mexico. 

2013 to 06/2016
School Psychologist Aromas/San Juan Unified San Juan Bautista, CA,
  • Manage a caseload of approximately 225 students who are receiving special education services.  
  • Responsible for evaluation of students’ social/emotional and cognitive functioning for initial, annual, triennial, and gifted evaluations for the development and modification of individualized education plans (IEPs) using methods such as records review, observation, interviews, and standardized formal and informal assessment.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to students with a variety of presenting concerns, including trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and self-regulation difficulties.  
  • Collaborate, consult, and provide professional development with teachers, school-based therapists, and other staff on the development of school policies, individual and classroom interventions, and behavior management strategies.  
  • Provide crisis intervention, including suicide risk and threat assessments.  
  • Provided supervision to masters and doctoral school psychology practicum students.

07/2011 to 2013
School Psychologist Timberlane Regional School District Plaistow, NH,
  • Managed a caseload of approximately 125 students who were receiving special education services.  
  • Responsible for evaluation of students’ social/emotional and cognitive functioning for initial, annual, transfers, and triennial evaluations for the development and modification of individualized education plans (IEPs) using methods such as records review, observation, interviews, and formal and informal assessments, and interviews.
  • Led IEP team meetings for students re-evaluations, manifestation determinations, and annual meetings.  
  • Led school crisis team including completion of suicide and threat assessments and coordinating with community-based resources.             

05/2015 to 05/2016
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  • Conducted comprehensive psychological and educational assessment with school-age youth
  • Case manage and intervene with a caseload of 3-5 day treatment clients
  • Participated in weekly individual, family, and group therapy sessions along with case management.
  • Participated in family, experiential, and assessment seminars  
  • Received training in therapeutic crisis intervention (TCI)

07/2014 to 05/2015
Intern- School-Based Refugee program Merakey Brentwood, TN,
  • Facilitated cultural adjustment groups with refugee and newcomer students at elementary and high school level.  Supported students from Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Congo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Burma, Vietnam, and Nepal.
  • Received training in trauma-informed and art therapy interventions for refugee families.
  • Collaborated with JFS staff and school staff to coordinate services and identify students in need of support.

07/2010 to 05/2011
School Psychology Intern Prince George's County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Conducted evaluations of students’ social/emotional, cognitive, and adaptive functioning for initial and triennial evaluations for special education services.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary interventions teams to design and progress monitor academic and behavioral interventions.  
  • Completed clinical rotations in the School Neuropsychology, Early Childhood Center, and High School Emotional Disability program.  
  • Provided individual therapy to five students with diagnoses of ADHD, Bipolar disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation, and PTSD.
  • Assisted in crisis intervention including threat and suicide assessments.

10/2002 to 05/2010
Lead Instructor 92nd St Y City, STATE,
  • Taught classes with youth (ages 4-21) with typically developing and developmental disabilities. Classes taught include life skills, cooking, creative writing, and drama.  
  • Completed in-take interviews with director of developmental disability program.
  • Acted as supervisor when director of developmental disability program was unavailable.

10/2005 to 05/2008
Paraprofessional Gillen Brewer School City, STATE,
  • Provided direct educational and behavioral support to students with developmental disabilities in a self-contained special education elementary school. 
  • Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Received semi-weekly supervision from staff psychologist.

07/2002 to 07/2003
Assistant/Co-teacher Reece School City, STATE,
  • Developed and provided instruction and behavioral support to elementary students in a self-contained school for behavioral disorders.  
  • Attended team meetings that focused on treatment plans and behavior management.
  • Collaborated with psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists to provide integrated services in the classroom.

Expected in Current
Ph.D.: School Psychology
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO
  • 4.00 GPA
  • Dissertation: Mindfulness Interventions to Support Self-regulation with At-Risk Youth 
  • Externships completed in evidence-based interventions, neuropsychology, and counseling. 
Expected in 2011
MSEd/ Advanced Certificate: School Psychology
CUNY-Brooklyn College - Brooklyn, NY
Expected in 2002
Master of Arts: Humanities and Social Thought
New York University - NY, NY
Expected in 1999
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts
The Evergreen State College - Olympia, WA
  • National Certified School Psychologist (2011-present)
  • Colorado Department of Education School Psychologist License (2011-present)
  • New York State School Psychology Certification, Provisional (2011-2016, applied for renewal)
  • Mindful Schools Curriculum (2015)

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