Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Diligent professional exercising competency in broad subject-matter counseling therapies, including substance abuse, grief and domestic violence. Knowledgeable in youth and adolescent development, including social, behavioral, emotional and cognitive strategies.

Accomplished at fostering meaningful relationships and developing effective short-term and long-term plans to achieve client goals. Committed in delivering comprehensive case management to clients. Currently looking to leverage background and expertise to take next career step with a respected organization that rewards diligence and professionalism.

  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Case Management Proficiency
  • Needs assessment
  • Public speaking ability
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Adept at conflict resolution
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Psychotropic medications knowledge
Work History
to Counselor University Of Montevallo | Montevallo, AL,
  • Led educational seminars and lectures in dual diagnosis treatment center to expand awareness of dual symptoms and goals to achieve a positive prognosis.
  • Worked with prescribing professionals in a treatment team to establish clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients afflicted with addiction and mental health disorders.
  • Assess the mental condition of clients based on various tests, observations, referring notes, and through individual sessions.
  • Track patients progress while assessing the client for safety concerns and providing crisis intervention therapies when necessary.
to MAT Counselor The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy | Charleston Heights, SC,
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans while monitoring client behaviors and responses to treatment and modified when needed.
  • Developed and ran programs to increase awareness of causes and effects of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Led weekly women's counseling group to discuss topics such as mental health symptoms and their possible effects on recovery.
  • Identified risk and resiliency factors and developed proactive strategies for intervention
  • Helped patients to deal with realities of dual diagnoses and develop coping skills.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
  • Managed caseload of 16-20 patients with substance dependence and co-occurring Axis I and Axis II disorders.
to Childcare Center Director YMCA Of York | City, STATE,
  • Furnished facility with supplies, equipment, food and materials to foster social and cognitive development.
  • Managed program paperwork and child records to comply with state requirements.
  • Executed marketing plan and promoted positive image to achieve quarterly enrollment goals.
  • Planned and monitored curriculum and program activities and liaised with teachers to create fun and engaging learning experiences.
  • Engaged with parents and families to build positive relationships for children to thrive.
  • Attended approved training and continuing education courses to achieve Director Credentialing and maintain certifications.
  • Adhered to budgetary guidelines to set financial goals and maintain school profitability.
  • Operated under licensing guidelines to protect health, safety and well-being of children.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Stayed current on DHS codes and Keystone Stars guidelines to maintain compliant program operations in Pennsylvania.
to Mental Health Therapist/Case Manager The Meadows Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Verified successful coordination of counseling efforts with mental health professionals, doctors, social workers and other stakeholders.
  • Managed over 15 patients while monitoring and evaluating treatment care plans.
  • Conducted assessments to determine individual needs and developed personalized care plan to address stated objectives.
  • Applied evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, problem-solving treatment and motivational interviewing to support behavioral interventions.
  • Conducted goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues as needed prior to discharge.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Monitored patients for progress in meeting treatment goals and recommended clinical interventions when needed.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
Expected in | Director Credentialing in Childcare Keystone College, La Plume, PA, GPA:
Expected in Master of Science | Correctional Administration Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA, GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Pre Law Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Keystone College
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Mount Aloysius College

Job Titles Held:

  • Counselor
  • MAT Counselor
  • Childcare Center Director
  • Mental Health Therapist/Case Manager


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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