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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
Crisis Counselor driven to help others find clarity in their problems so that they can decide the best course of action to take. Comfortable working autonomously or as part of a team. 
 
Experience working with a variety of mental health issues including but not limited to, suicide, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, sexual abuse, child abuse, bereavement, and so forth.  
 
Experience in counseling adolescents and adults, but also works well with children and infants. 
 
Experience in writing and presenting reports to school faculty and board members
 
Experience in collaborating with a team to host school-wide events 
 
Experience filing and organizing important documents in both hard copy and digital form. 
Skill Highlights
  • Psychology Associates of Arts degree 
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Child abuse risk assessments 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Maticulous work ethic 
  • Specialized training in crisis counseling
  • Superior contact techniques
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Well versed in clinical terminology 
  • Compassionate and supportive listener 
  • Works well with diverse groups 
Accomplishments
Selected as a crisis counselor volunteer for Crisis Text Line 
Selected as a peer counselor in high school
Elected into student government by peers in high school 
​Graduated Junior college with highest honors (3.5 GPA)
Professional Experience
11/2015 to 08/2016 Crisis Counselor Boys Town | , ,
Undergone intensive training focusing on good contact techniques for dealing with emotional crises, including mental disorders and traumatic experiences. 
Worked with texters on a variety of mental health related issues 
 
Connected texters to free, nationally-based referrals that are vetted for by crisis specialists 
 
Helped texters de-escalate their crisis and examine the best solution 
 
Worked with more than one texter at a time
 
Worked with licenced mental health professionals who are advisors on the Crisis Text Line platform. 
 

 
Education and Training
Expected in 2016 Associate of Arts | Psychology Cosumnes River College , Sacramento , CA GPA:
I graduated with highest honors (3.5 GPA)
Interpersonal Communication course
Eastern Philosophy course
Research Methods course 
Coursework in conducting on-campus research and using statistical analyses
Coursework in writing research papers in APA format
Experience using SPSS statistical software
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Psychology Sacramento State University , Sacramento , CA GPA:
Continuing education in psychology
Abnormal Psychology course
Biological Psychology course
Writing Intensive course
Member of Psych Society Club

Expected in | Crisis Counseling Training Program , , GPA:
Accepted along with 33% of applicants 
Aced the 3 quizzes and comprehensive final exam 
Training included how to be an active listener, establish rapport, explore issues, identify their desired goal, collaborative problem-solving, and ending the conversation in a warm and friendly way. 
Training provided an extensive overview of how to talk to people who have or are experiencing:
-sexual/physical abuse
-Depression
-Anxiety
-Schizophrenia
-Substance abuse
-financial problems/homelessness
-child and domestic abuse
-sexual and dating abuse
*note that this is an overview and not a comprehensive list

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School Attended

  • Cosumnes River College
  • Sacramento State University
  • Crisis Counseling Training Program

Job Titles Held:

  • Crisis Counselor

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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