Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I have been a certified/licensed substance abuse counselor for approximately 10 years. I am experienced in assessments, treatment planning, group/individual counseling, chart auditing, and working closely with various community organizations. For the past 12 years, I have held positions that require timeliness, accuracy, and an ability to work not only independently but also to work well with others inside and outside of my organization. My experiences have required me to be resourceful, responsible, results-oriented, and deadline driven, to name a few. My attitude is positive, proactive, and reliable.

Core Qualifications
  • certified addictions professional
  • client-focused
  • results oriented
  • time management
  • work well with others and/or independently
  • chart auditing
  • holistic approach
  • objectivity
  • problem solving
  • communication skills
  • documentation
2008 to 2013
Department of Children & Families - ESSS I Gulf Coast Jewish Family And Community Services Oakland Park, FL,

I am responsible for processing client applications for food stamps, medicaid, and/or cash assistance to determine eligibility of each area. This has required that I become proficient in the computer programs used by the department, adhering to state and federal policies. I validate a client's income, assets, and expenses in determining their eligibility. Documentation, timeliness, and accuracy are paramount to my job.

09/2006 to 06/2007
Certified Addictions Professional Operation PAR City, STATE,

I started with this organization as an outpatient substance abuse counselor responsible for intakes, assessments, treatment planning, group/individual counseling, documentation, monthly reports. I was promoted to Clinical Supervisor overseeing the outpatient client as well as a specialized program called YORP in May of 2007. My duties included the above listed as well as the addition of supervision of five staff members, liaison between the outpatient program and the residential program, and working closely with organizations such as drug court, social services, attorneys, etc.

03/2000 to 08/2006
Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor Department Of Mental Hygiene City, STATE,

In this position, I was responsible for maintaining my own caseload to include timely and accurate documentation, chart auditing, referrals, scheduling, assessments, treatment planning, counseling, implementation of our youth program as well as our HIV program, and community outreach. I worked closely with local agencies in a holistic approach to client treatment.

Expected in 2005
Masters in Social Work: Social Work
University at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY

I participated in a year long internship of case management w/ individuals with severe mental health issues. Course work included, but not limited to, mental health, interventions, spirituality, and alternative therapies.

Expected in 2000
Bachelor of Science: Social Work
State University of NY College @ Fredonia - Fredonia, NY

I graduate with a minor in Sociology and graduated Cum Laude. I took behavioral health classes, addictions classes, and ethics, to name a few.

Expected in 1997
Associate of Science: Human Services
Jamestown Community College - Jamestown, NY

I graduated from this program Summa Cum Laude, and my concentration was in alcohol and chemical dependency courses. At that time I completed the NYS child abuse, neglect, & maltreatment mandated reporter training. I graduated with high honors.

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School Attended

  • University at Buffalo
  • State University of NY College @ Fredonia
  • Jamestown Community College

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