guidance counselor resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Focused education professional with master's degree in administration and experience helping students achieve education goals. Talented at building lasting relationships and partnering with others to meet objectives.

  • Lean 6 Sigma: Yellow and Green Belt Certified
  • Leader in Me Lighthouse Coordinator
  • CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • Ohio State Assessment Building Level Coordinator
  • Noble Local District Leadership Team
  • Noble Local Business Advisory
  • Signs of Suicide Facilitator
  • 504 plans
  • Purple Star Award
  • Zep Academy (online learning) Facilitator
  • Scholarship/ Awards Management
  • Vocational Training
  • Pre- Apprenticeship
  • Career / Credential Pathways
  • Student Advisory
  • Parent Advisory
Work History
08/2018 to Current Guidance Counselor Horry County Schools | Conway, SC,
  • Review and discuss new students' academic credentials, interests and educational goals.
  • Provide crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Identify and addres concerns of incoming students and parents.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, alumni and administration.
  • Use data to monitor students' progress and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Gather necessary paperwork and applications for students to initiate enrollment process.
  • Regularly meet with enrolled students to confirm success and identify problem areas.
  • Assist high school seniors in completing college applications/ job applications/ military enrollments and meet requirements necessary for graduation.
  • Implement career counseling path mandated by state, meet with parents and all students to create individualized graduation plans.
  • Empower students through counseling and skill-building exercises.
  • Collaborat with parents, school faculty and social workers to address problems and grow student success.
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
  • Support students through challenging developmental milestones and crisis situations and coordinated outside service referrals for those needing extra assistance.
  • Maintain positive relationships and open communication with parents about application paperwork, testing requirements and upcoming deadlines.
  • Builds schedules around students' strengths and long-term goals, customizing different approaches for college preparatory and technical school pathways.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Partners with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Partners with Principal on schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
08/2008 to 07/2018 Intervention Specialist Trinity Health Corporation | Valatie, NY,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Collaborated with numerous departments and standard education teachers.
04/2003 to 08/2008 Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Noble Behavioral Health Choices | City, STATE,
  • Prepared client treatment progress reports documenting interviews, observations and evaluations for case file.
  • Worked with advocacy groups, clinical and other service providers, community outreach services and law enforcement staff to gather information and support client needs.
  • Screened and assessed clients' substance abuse and psychosocial and environmental status.
  • Developed individualized treatment, intervention and discharge plans for clients.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
Expected in 12/2016 to to Master in Education | Educational Leadership Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH GPA:

Teacher Leader (PreK-12)

Expected in 06/2008 to to Master of Arts in Teaching | Education Muskingum University, New Concord, OH GPA:

Intervention Specialist Moderate/ Intensive

Expected in 12/2003 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology Muskingum University, New Concord, OH GPA:

Minor: Speech Communication

Expected in 05/1999 to to High School Diploma | Caldwell High School, Caldwell, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Muskingum University
  • Muskingum University
  • Caldwell High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Guidance Counselor
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant


  • Master in Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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