forensic psychologist resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Skilled Forensic Psychologist with expertise on the identification and management of youth mental illnesses.Practiced court-appointed Forensic Psychiatrist and expert witness in more than 400 criminal trials.

Skill Highlights
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Addictions specialist
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • PTSD group specialist
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Dissociative disorders competency
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and Law
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry
  • Licensed Counselor in Arizona

Voluntarily created and implemented daily parenting workshops for teen mothers involved in the criminal justice system.

Served as an expert witness for insanity defense, competency and malpractice in state and federal court trials.Member of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association since 2014.

Professional Experience
Forensic Psychologist, 10/2010 to 11/2014
Mhm Services, Inc.Muncy, PA,
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 2014 to Paradise Valley Community College - Phoenix, AZ

Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and CounselingCoursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Child Development

Ph.D.: Psychology, Expected in 2020 to Arizona State University - Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice , Expected in 2017 to Arizona State University - Phoenix, AZ

Minor in Psychology

Diploma: , Expected in May 10 to Shadow Mountain High School - Phoenix, AZ

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School Attended

  • Paradise Valley Community College
  • Arizona State University
  • Arizona State University
  • Shadow Mountain High School

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  • Forensic Psychologist


  • Associate of Arts
  • Ph.D.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma

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