clinical social work intern resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Dedicated and caring social work professional with a good understanding of evidence-based practices. Bringing a cumulative three+ years' of experience and good clinical knowledge. Team-driven, well-organized and resourceful with a demonstrated work ethic and good verbal and written communication skills. Adept at conducting therapy and providing social/emotional support to a diverse client system in an array of settings.

  • Coordinating services
  • Team collaborating/building
  • Managing records
  • Intervention strategies (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Coping Mechanism, etc.)
  • Psychosocial assessments
  • Crisis Intervention/Management
  • Coaching patients
08/2020 to 07/2021
Clinical Social Work Intern Cognizant Technology Solutions Memphis, TN,
  • Provided direct social work service, including one hour weekly counseling services, to patients and families and/or groups of patients.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary teams to screen patients and identify psychosocial needs/acuity in order to provide interventions based on case findings, patient needs, and referrals.
  • Documented all activities relevant to casework, discharge planning and follow-up in accordance with SBCHC and Social Work Policy, Procedure and Guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively responded to the unique needs of patients by demonstrating sensitivity and communicated appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
  • Acted as liaison between the health center and outside agencies/legal authorities and referral sources.
  • Routine interventions included patient advocacy, end of life counseling, family meetings, occupational/educational counseling, new diagnosis and/or adjustment to illness counseling, grief and bereavement counseling, cognitive behavioral/trauma informed interventions, and mindfulness work.
09/2019 to 04/2020
Intern Heartland Alliance IL, State,
  • Engaged with residents using Collaborative Problem Solving and intervened in crisis situations using Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques.
  • Assisted with the daily supervision of the therapeutic milieu, including communicating programming concerns or needs to staff, and adhering to the schedule and structure of the Group Home.
  • Ensured the daily communication logs, client progress notes and incident reports are completed in accordance with program standards.
  • Worked with teams and youth to identify psychosocial needs/acuity and developed goals/treatment interventions centered on community connectivity, permanency, and relationship building.
  • Assisted youth with daily tasks of living including maintenance of milieu and common spaces, laundry, bedroom and bathroom maintenance, and the like.
05/2019 to 09/2019
Child Development Specialist Otterbein Senior Life Lebanon, OH,
  • Maintained the safety of children in all situations through the use of supervision and the implementation of various therapeutic techniques, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.
  • Served as a healthy role model by demonstrating techniques that enhance problem solving abilities and enable growth and maturity.
  • Created and implemented programs that built upon identified individual client/group strengths, promoted age appropriate behavioral/emotional regulation and positive peer interaction.
  • Worked in teams to assess client psychosocial needs/acuity and establish interventions using strengths perspectives.
  • Recorded and documented critical information in a timely manner.
07/2018 to 04/2020
Resident Assistant Salem State University Residence Life City, STATE,
  • Devised various programs for resident’s centered around social justice, diversity, inclusion, and wellness.
  • Worked in multi-disciplinary teams to assess the needs of residents and provide programmatic interventions.
  • Enforced University policies and Residence Life regulations, confronted resident misconduct with appropriate advisory and documentation.
  • Facilitated the community initiatives for a Social Justice Living Learning Community.
  • Intervened in crisis situations occurring in the residence halls by contacting outside supports, using identified de-escalation techniques, and working with other supervisory teams.
  • Participated in annual trainings that focused on the promotion of diversity and inclusivity within residence halls, handling crisis situations, program development, incident report documentation, and team building.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2021 to to
Master of Social Work: Specialization in Behavioral Health
Boston University - Boston, Ma,
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Bachelor of Social Work: Minor in Sociology
Salem State University - Salem, Ma,
Activities and Honors

Music Representative/Co-Director, Urban Arts Theatre

Sep. 2017 — Apr. 2020, Salem, Ma

  • Used artistic mediums such as singing, dance, step, spoken word, and acting to create shows that addressed issues of privilege, oppression, social justice, equity, and trauma.

Activities Coordinator (Volunteerism), John Bertram House Sep Sep. 2017 — Dec. 2017, Salem, Ma

  • Facilitated group-based activities that targeted the emotional, physical, and social need of residents.


Aug. 2016 — May. 2020

  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Phi Alpha
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Omega Zeta Epsilon
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Deans List (7/8 semesters)

Employee of the Month, Nomads Adventure Quest - Aug. 2018

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School Attended

  • Boston University
  • Salem State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Social Work Intern
  • Intern
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Resident Assistant


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Social Work

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