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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Social worker with over 10 years of experience. Specialty areas include mental health and social services.
Work History
Foster Care Case Manager, 05/2014 to Current
Baptist Children's Homes Thomasville, NC,
  • Manages caseloads to ensure the safety and permanency of children.
  • Retrieves cases from investigators and provides follow-up intervention, assessment and case management.
  • Regularly provides resource development for foster families and families who adopt.
  • Provides placement and adoption services for child abuse cases.
  • Provides permanency to foster children by either reunifying them with family or placing them with the best adoptive family to meet their life long needs. 
  • Testify at judicial reviews and permanency hearing providing updates and recommendations to the courts on each individual case on case load. 

Community Support Individual, 03/2012 to 05/2013
Advantage Behavioral Health Systems/Health Care Staffing City, STATE,
  • Coached and educated clients on caseload on their mental illness, medication management, and daily living skills.
  • Aided clients in their own homes and in the community to allow them to function more safely and independently.
  • Facilitated physical, recreational, social and educational services and activities in the community for each client on caseload during recovery, 
  • Maintained liaison with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community.
  • Recognized potential crisis situations, analyzed such situations accurately, developed safety plans/contracts to deal with such situations, and informed the Supervisor and Manager when such incidents arise.
  • Participated in monthly staffings to assist case management team in identifying potential problems.
  • Provided input to therapist, doctors/nurses and other professionals with regard to the clients well being.
  • Performed client intakes, assessments and developed individualize treatment plans.
  • Assisted clients in attending appointments when necessary and may provide transportation.

Case Manager (Community Support Individual), 06/2011 to 10/2011
Alliance For Change Through Treatment, LLC City, STATE,
  • Provided assistance to the individual (child/adolescent), related to his/her behavioral healthcare plan.
  • Assisted in the development of interpersonal, community coping and functional skills.
  • Encouraged the development of supports in the home, school, workplace and other environments.
  • Assisted with financial management skills, social skills and other skills/behaviors that require development for the child.
  • Assisted with personal development and work performance of the child/adolescent, and other behavioral, therapeutic interventions and support.
  • Supported and intervened in crisis situations while providing documentation notes that related to the customer-driven mental health treatment plan.
  • Attended court with clients and informed judge on treatment plan, progress/lack of progress, and recommendations.
  • Created weekly updates on clients with Probation officers and created progress notes for every session/interaction with clients.

Community Support Individual, 06/2007 to 02/2011
Georgia Pines MH/DD/AD/Action Med City, STATE,
  • Developed individualized service/recovery plans for child/adolescent and adults with a focus on recovery.
  • Assisted the consumer with the development of interpersonal and community coping skills through education, training, and modeling as related to the goals and interventions developed.
  • Conducted group training.
  • Provided, under professional supervision, supportive counseling to adult consumers, children and adolescents, and their families.
  • Linked and/or served as advocate with other agencies to garner needed resources for consumers.
  • Provided assessment, monitored and assisted the consumer with the self management of psychiatric symptoms.
  • Assisted the consumer in reaching the skill building objective in their individualized service/recovery plan.
  • Completed necessary documentation (treatment plans, authorizations, etc) in time frame specified by policy.
  • Developed individualized discharge plans through utilization of available resources as deemed appropriate by the treatment/recovery team.
  • Provided group trainings on self esteem, anger management, etc.

Parent Involvement Assistant, 06/2003 to 01/2007
Southside Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Recruited students and formed a roster of at least 35 students who were considered at risk and qualified for the Parent-Teacher Connection Program through Title I.
  • Met with teachers every two weeks to obtain information about the student's progress, grades, concerns, etc.
  • Monitored students to ensure they remained eligible for the program and served as a parent liaison.
  • Organized parent orientations and prepared presentations for newly recruited parents.
  • Purchased/Prepared materials and literature for the students enrolled in the program to assist with improving grades.
  • Educated parents during home visits, and to provided daily parenting tips and skills.
  • Gave monthly workshops for parents to educate them on a variety of topics such as parenting skills and how to become more involved in their children's education.

Skills

Critical thinking

Clinical case management

Intern Supervision



Culturally responsive with clients who are from different racial, socio-economic, and ethnic communities 

Build and maintain community supports and connections 


Education
Bachelor of Science: Sociology, Expected in December 2009
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Albany State University - Albany, GA
GPA:
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Affiliations
Grady County Child Abuse Council
Certifications
Foster Care Certification
Professional Development/Training

Suicide Triage    

Valuing Diversity in the Workplace

Suicide prevention  

Abuse and Neglect

Crisis Management

Broken Bones and Bruises

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School Attended
  • Albany State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Foster Care Case Manager
  • Community Support Individual
  • Case Manager (Community Support Individual)
  • Community Support Individual
  • Parent Involvement Assistant
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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