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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Overview
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Summary of Skills

Crisis intervention

Problem solving/critical thinking

Social Perceptiveness

Goal Setting and Implementation

Case management

Organization and development

Investigative Research

Implementing learning strategies

Expected in 2013
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Administration
University of Phoenix - ,

Concentration in Human Services

3.09 GPA

    Professional Experience
    06/2015 to Current
    Family Advocate Dignity Health Maricopa, AZ,
    • Assists families in the development of Family Partnership Goals by identifying family's strengths and needs. Provides recommendation, support, and/or referral for relevant community resources.
    • Promotes the Head Start programs of family wellness and parent engagement and to supports the implementation of the family engagement process.
    • Operates as a liaison between classroom and home settings in the area of education, child development, health and mental health.
    • Promotes educational wellness and family engagement for pregnant women.
    • Coordinates parent meetings assisting parents to take the leadership role. Maintains on-going contact with teaching staff in order to share relevant home information and gain information regarding child performance in the classroom.
    08/2013 to 01/2015
    Child Welfare Specialist Icf International, Inc Alexandria, VA,
    • Participates in developing case plans and objectives in family team conferences and agency staffing, and prepares cases for presentation to the multi-disciplinary team for consultation.
    • Provides supportive counseling and other supportive services for clients and arranges for the provision of services from community resources based on the case plan.
    • Interviews clients and families and composes correspondence to compile social histories and psychosocial assessments.
    • Prepares and submits appropriate reports to the court and the district attorney on cases in compliance with state laws and agency policy, prepares and submits necessary affidavits, and testifies in court proceedings.
    • Conducts regular home visits to assess safety factors and works with the family toward reunification or some other permanent placement for the child.
    • Searches for relatives and locates, selects, and oversees the most appropriate placement or change of placement for a child.
    11/2012 to 01/2013
    Social Service Analyst Corizon Health, Inc. Coldwater, MI,
    • Provide supplemental nutrition assistance to families in need Explained program to applicants and discussed rules and procedures
    • Assess client's willingness and ability to comply with program mandates
    • Identify barriers to participation and selected resources to eliminate these barriers.
    • Interview clients/applicants to obtain information, assessed employment and educational history, work abilities, training interests and to determine support services needed.
    • Serve as case manager for assigned caseload; recorded findings, recommendations and services provided
    • Complete case record forms and necessary correspondence in connection with assigned cases.
    03/2012 to 11/2012
    Psychiatric Aide Care Atc Inc Philadelphia, PA,
    • Assist to create and maintain a therapeutic environment for substance abuse clients.
    • Refer offenders to appropriate community agencies to complete services in compliance with court orders.
    • Counsel and assisted offenders in adjusting to the community.
    • Counsel adult felony offenders with substance abuse, mental health, employment and personal problems. Maintained positive relationships with offenders and their families through weekly visits.
    2007 to 09/2007
    Medical Assistant Northlake Rheumatology City, STATE,
    • Provide patient education, orientation, and community awareness Investigated of signs and symptoms of illness.
    • Create, organize and maintain files, daily case notes and electronic databases.
    • Administer medications intra-dermal injections Assisted physician with office policies and procedures
    Fellowships and Awards
    • National Head Start Association scholarship award- 5/2016
    • Child Development Associate Credential - 10/2016
    Memberships and Affiliations
    • Girl Scouts of Southeast Louisiana, Co-Troop Leader 2015,16,17
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated - Social Action Chair 2016,17

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    Resume Overview

    School Attended
    • University of Phoenix
    Job Titles Held:
    • Family Advocate
    • Child Welfare Specialist
    • Social Service Analyst
    • Psychiatric Aide
    • Medical Assistant
    • Bachelor of Science

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