direct support professional resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Education and Experience in Human Services, dedicated to providing the best level of supports for clients, thorough and detail orientated in all tasks. Approaches existing problems in creative and sensical ways, works to prevent future recurrence.

  • Training and experience in crisis prevention and intervention techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong task-orientated performance
  • Work well in groups and independently
  • Strong computer and math skills
  • Resourceful and open-minded
Direct Support Professional, 05/2013 to
The Arc Of The Quad City AreaMoline, IL,
  • Assisting adults with developmental disabilities in daily living tasks and Case Management
  • Recording behavioral data, communicating concerns for residents
  • Assisting in facilitating community involvement and interaction on a regular basis
  • Experience working with adults coping with PTSD, Bi-Polar Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease, and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Student Services Intern, 02/2013 to 04/2014
Year Up, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Case Management role for monitoring student challenges
  • Research and resource outreach for student needs
  • Salesforce data entry, Outlook email database, various data compilation utilizing Excel spreadsheets
HBTS Behavior Therapist, 02/2012 to 05/2013
Perspectives CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Implementing clinician designed treatment plans to help children improve language, communication, and social skills
  • Experience educating children with adverse behaviors on appropriate coping techniques
  • Compiled and organized data from each lesson to document progress and trends over time
Direct Support Professional/Assistant Team Supervisor, 10/2008 to 2012
J.A. Trudeau Memorial CenterCity, STATE,
  • Case Management responsibilities for 13 adults with developmental disabilities (including scheduling and attending doctor appointments, applying and re-certifying for public assistance, banking and bill paying)
  • Responsibilities included scheduling, payroll, tracking employee certifications and trainings status, and ensuring policy compliance
Bachelor's in Social Work: , Expected in 2014
Rhode Island College - Providence, RI

Completed coursework pertaining to individuals, families, small groups, and communities. Projects included community assessments, observations of anonymous group therapies, interviewing elderly individuals, and continuous self-assessments.

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School Attended

  • Rhode Island College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Student Services Intern
  • HBTS Behavior Therapist
  • Direct Support Professional/Assistant Team Supervisor


  • Bachelor's in Social Work

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