community based specialist resume example with 4 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Innovative Social Worker and Professional Counselor with 16 years of experience working with clients to resolve mental health issues and promote positive living choices. Knowledge of family systems therapy and individual outpatient clinical therapies. Demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse populations. Offers creativity and flexibility in the delivery of services. Caring Social Worker offering case management expertise with proven competence to quickly build trust and rapport with clients from diverse cultures. Highly adept at case planning and diagnosis management. Committed to achieving high-quality, cost-effective care for patients and families. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Active listening
  • Multitasking
  • Personable nature
  • Conflict mediation
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Time management
  • Patient interviewing skills
  • Empathetic and Warm
  • Organized and Structured
  • Passionate about Helping Others
  • Community outreach
  • Customer support and assistance
  • Client meetings
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Good work ethic
  • Microsoft Office
  • Teambuilding
  • Friendly, positive attitude
Community Based Specialist , 05/2022 - Current
Tacoma Goodwill Sumner, WA,
  • Developed strength-based, solution-focused individualized goal and action plan to promote permanent housing and self-sufficiency.
  • Attended case management team meetings to staff current clients and provide insight on caseloads.
  • Prepared referrals for support services and resources to assist consumers in obtaining self-sufficiency.
  • Transported clients to job interviews, medical appointments and mental health visits to meet basic needs.
  • Developed and implemented short- and long-term case management initiatives to improve client programs.
  • Educated clients and community members about mental or physical illness, substance abuse, medication-assisted treatment and available community resources.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Assisted with development of daily living, communication and social skills in [Type] individuals.
  • Conducted needs assessments and referred clients to financial, medical, social and community assistance and services.
  • Educated family members and helped each support clients by improving coping techniques.
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Facilitated weekly group sessions focused on various issues to help groups and individuals.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
  • Modified treatment plans to support client goals and status.
Counselor Intern and New Hire , 12/2021 - 04/2022
Insights Educational And Treatment Services City, STATE,
  • Implemented Therapeutic interventions to promote positive behavior changes.
  • Wrote comprehensive goals and patient treatment plans.
  • Met with patients and provided diagnoses and consultations.
  • Communicated progress to teachers, parents and guardians, addressing concerns on areas requiring improvement.
  • Talked with family members during period when patients could not self-advocate.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Addressed issues through emotionally intelligent conversation and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Collected information necessary for psychological diagnosis by interviewing, observing and surveying patients.
  • Incorporated different treatment methodologies and evidence-based practices to meet clients' specific needs.
Volunteer, 02/2001 - 09/2003
Department Of Health And Human Services City, STATE,
  • Educated residents and families about available services and resources.
  • Kept facilities organized, clean and well-maintained to best meet program needs.
  • Partnered with similar organizations to meet greater needs, preventing duplication and optimizing resource utilization.
  • Sorted and distributed food to disadvantaged families, including canned goods and fresh produce.
  • Talked with volunteer prospects to identify personal goals and effectively pair individuals with appropriate organizations.
  • Emailed information and reminders regarding upcoming volunteer opportunities to community leaders and civic groups.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new fundraising opportunities.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Counseling, Expected in 01/2022
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
Status -
  • National Society of Leadership and Success Member
  • [Semester, Year] - Dean's List
Bachelor of Science: Social Work, Expected in 12/1995
Christopher Newport University - Newport News, VA
Status -
  • Completed [Subject] Course

Employee of the Month October 2019

  • Licensed Professional Counselor Associate -2023

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Christopher Newport University

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Based Specialist
  • Counselor Intern and New Hire
  • Volunteer


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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