clinical social worker gs 9 11 resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate and driven Clinical Social Worker experienced in providing mental health treatment, case management, and community reintegration services for veterans with serious mental illness, trauma, substance use, and homelessness. Detail-oriented, hardworking, highly collaborative, organized, and resourceful with good critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Strong interest in serving veteran and active military population. Looking for a challenging position with room for advancement.

  • Evidence-based practices (SST, CBT-D, ACT, MI)
  • In-person and Telehealth clinical experience
  • Serious Mental Illness (SMI) expertise
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
  • Veteran, Military, and Homeless population expertise
  • Group and individual psychotherapy experience
  • Case management and care coordination
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
Work History
01/2018 to Current
Clinical Social Worker (GS 9-11) Camp Recovery Newton, MS,
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC)
  • Treated patients with serious mental health issues and dual-diagnoses such as Schizophrenia and Psychosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, Mood Disorders, Major Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Use Disorders.
  • Developed and facilitated recovery-oriented psycho education and psychotherapy groups to improve veterans' quality of life.
  • Collaborated with physicians, clinical psychologists, social workers, recreational therapists, peer supports, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification and improve level of functioning
  • Facilitated informational sessions and screenings to determine program eligibility for veterans referred for specialty outpatient care
  • Developed comprehensive psychosocial assessments and individualized quarterly recovery treatment plans with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Developed and implemented detailed discharge plans for clients ready to be reintegrated into community.
  • Utilize measurement based care to assess treatment outcomes
  • Assist veterans in attaining social service and care resources needed through VA medical center and community
  • Participate in weekly treatment team meetings to discuss clinical issues related to veterans enrolled in program
05/2017 to 12/2017
Graduate Social Work Intern U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs City, STATE,
  • Provided clinical social work, case management, and therapeutic services in various Miami VAMC clinics under licensed supervision as part of MSW clinical graduate field internship program.
  • Independently perform case finding functions and outreach, identify and screen patients for psychosocial needs, implement treatment modalities, provide counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, families and groups
  • Independently conduct psychosocial assessments and develop treatment plans in collaboration with veteran, family and interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Make referrals as appropriate to groups, individual therapies and other complementary services for specialty care
  • Coordinate community-based services and same day access to care, as requested and appropriate, including information and referrals for additional services from other VA programs, other government programs, and community agency programs
  • General knowledge of veterans' benefits and services relating to special programs, service connected compensation, non-service connected pension
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Learned new skills and applied to daily tasks to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
01/2017 to 05/2017
Case Manager I Camillus House-VA Emergency Shelter Program City, STATE,
  • Provide crisis intervention, case management and emergency placement services for veterans admitted to emergency shelter
  • Facilitate homeless shelter services to include initial entry assessments and discharge plans
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders and services centered towards ending veteran homelessness
  • Collaborate with treatment team of clinical social workers, nurse, and case managers to provide case managing and wrap around housing services
  • Advocate for effective services that would ensure veterans well-being, quality of life, and self-sufficiency.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Increased referral rates by providing excellent service and building meaningful relationships with patients and caregivers.
  • Participated in professional growth programs to support special education improvement efforts.
  • Identified psychosocial care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses
  • Evaluated treatment plans against individual goals and healthcare standards.
  • Consulted with clinicians to devise and manage ongoing care plans for at-risk patients.
01/2017 to 05/2017
Social Work Student Intern Camillus House & HealthConcern Day Center/ACT Team City, STATE,
  • Completed home wellness checks and case management services under licensed social worker supervision to verify client well-being in healthy and stable environment.
  • Conducted outreach and provided referrals to local community outreach programs to build strong partnerships for supportive services, help clients gain independence, and reduce client homelessness.
  • Performed client screenings and accurately recorded data in case files to facilitate clinical case coordination services and case management duties.
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies.
  • Advocate for and help clients get resources that will improve their well-being and quality of life
  • Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health, substance abuse, physical abuse, homelessness, and rehabilitation issues.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Conducted individual assessments for walk in same day services to address psychosocial needs and end homelessness.
  • Intervened with crisis intervention and emergency services.
  • Arranged transportation to medical appointments and provided assistance in attaining community social service resources (immigration documents, food stamp applications, Medicaid/Medicare)
  • Facilitate weekly psychoeducational groups catered towards physical and mental wellness
Expected in 12/2017
Master of Social Work:
Florida International University - Miami, FL
Expected in 12/2016
Bachelor of Science: Social Work
Florida International University - Miami, FL
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (FL) SW#17151- 03/2020
  • Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia (SST) Evidence Based Psychotherapy Facilitator
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) Evidence Based Psychotherapy Individual/Group Facilitator

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School Attended

  • Florida International University
  • Florida International University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Social Worker (GS 9-11)
  • Graduate Social Work Intern
  • Case Manager I
  • Social Work Student Intern


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science

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