Family Wellbeing Supervisor Mental Health Counselor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Mental Health Counselor with skill in leading situation-specific counseling sessions. Expertise in working with children and adults in crisis.

  • Social Services and Case Management, providing appropriate linkage/referrals to resources in the community
  • Experienced in working with various ages and population with Adults, Children, Teens, Transitional Youth and Families while providing individual treatment, group support, crisis intervention and education
  • Collaboration with the local community, working closely with school districts, probation, police departments, social services and other services providers
  • Certified in various courses Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Group Dynamics, Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss, Anger Management, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness in Working with Challenged Children & their Families, Understanding ADHD/ADD in working with ages12-18 boys/girls
  • Modalities of treatment used Strength-based solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Life Skills/Teen substance abuse training (Parent Project Program), Crisis Intervention, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for Adolescents
  • Experienced in working a culturally diverse population
Work History
06/2000 to 09/2017
Family Wellbeing Supervisor/Mental Health Counselor Augustana Care Corporation Hopkins, MN,
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client/consumer support
  • Implemented programs designed to address needs of families: children, teens, young adults (known as Transitional Age Youth), adults/older adults
  • Worked closely with our Outpatient Children's Department Full Service Partnerships (FSP), Wraparound Services
  • Developed support groups for children, teens, and parents
  • Worked in collaborations with local communities including Los Angeles Juvenile Probation, Department of Children Family Services, Group Homes , Social Services and Schools
  • Provided wide range of supportive services to clients/consumers in the mental health system
  • Implemented and provided as needed Crisis Intervention, The Parent Project, Case Management, Therapy and Supervision
  • Ran individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 6 years to 18 years
  • Worked with school districts, Elementary-High School Students, including LA Unified School Districts and Bonita Unified School Districts
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions
  • Worked with mandated clients in various levels to ensure that the client maintain a level of stability gained
  • Provided complex crisis intervention and stabilization to those in psychological distress
  • Employed methodologies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and neuro-linguistic programming to assist clients
09/1999 to 09/2001
Medical Social Worker Intern Aspiranet Modesto, CA,
  • Delivered social work services to patients from newborns to older adults in a hospital settings
  • Preserved and prepared reports and treatment records
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals
  • Conducted Psychosocial Assessments and needs assessments including Brief Solution Focused, Grief & Loss Therapy, and Crisis Intervention
  • Support Groups for families, caregivers, educational classes
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources
09/1998 to 09/1999
Social Worker Intern Prototypes Women's Center City, STATE,
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults to support child welfare and prevention services
  • Maintained regular contact with clients by calling and visiting clients' homes
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies
  • Provided social work services to young and older adult women, including psychosocial assessments, individual and family therapy, case management, discharge planning and referrals
  • Collaborated with community partners in the community, Department of Children Family Services, Los Angeles County Probation, Recovery Programs
  • Counseled individuals and families regarding mental health, substance abuse, physical abuse and rehabilitation issues
06/1994 to 08/1995
Child Care Worker New Alternatives Group Home City, STATE,
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments
  • Worked and supervised children and teens (ages 7-15 years old) placed by court
  • Completed Psychosocial assessments and provided individual treatment, and support groups
  • Provided transportation to school off site, social activities working with children and teens on social skills, daily activities and providing a supportive environment
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development
  • Crisis Intervention (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention-CPI)
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues
Expected in 05/2000
Masters in Social Work: Mental Health
University of Southren California - Los Angeles, CA,
Expected in 05/1994
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
Mount St. Mary's College - Los Angeles, CA,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Registered with Board Of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker

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School Attended

  • University of Southren California
  • Mount St. Mary's College

Job Titles Held:

  • Family Wellbeing Supervisor/Mental Health Counselor
  • Medical Social Worker Intern
  • Social Worker Intern
  • Child Care Worker


  • Masters in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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