Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC I) and addictions specialist focused on connecting with clients and motivating them to develop healthy coping mechanisms.
Skill Highlights
  • Case planning
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC)
  • DSM-IV knowledge
  • Group behavior and dynamics
  • CPR certification
  • Group therapy expert
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Outreach programming specialist
  • Addictions specialist
  • 12 Steps programs
  • Family therapy
  • Conflict resolution training
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Clinical documentation
  • Community resources specialist
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Conflict resolution training
  • Compassionate
  • Natural leader
  • Skilled mediator
Managed a caseload of more than 10 clients at any given time.
Professional Experience
04/2016 to Current Intensive Outpatient therapist Universal Health Services | , ,
Worked with up to 20 clients with co-occurring disorders.
Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
Referred clients to outside social service providers to address psychiatric and personal issues.
Completed documentation for all clients attending group sessions. Facilitated a weekly discussion group about relationship issues for men and women.
Pursued ongoing education and training opportunities to further develop professional skills.
Administered discipline appropriately and set limits for behavior.
Referred clients to other mental health resources in the community for further services.
Communicated regularly with family members and significant others during the treatment process.
Conducted individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social and emotional problems caused by substance abuse.
Communicated with local agencies, schools, churches, courts and employers regarding client involvement and attendance in programs.
Led group therapy sessions consisting of up to 20 clients.
04/2010 to 2013 Admissions Coordinator Legacy Health Services | Bratenahl, OH,
  • Coordinate and provided residential treatment for potential clients.
  • Provide information about our facility and the program.
  • Provide resources for the clients if we cannot help the client.
  • Coordinate with family members and client concerning costs and insurance questions.
  • Provide reports on intakes and call volume with demographics to the CEO.
  • Report and clinical or medical concerns regarding the new clients admitting to facility.
  • Explain all financial forms to the client and get them signed.
  • Notarize all financial forms and send them to the billing company


  • Primary Therapist
  • Male residential 3.7 level of care Responsible for conducting weekly counseling groups.
  • Conduct initial assessment and create treatment plans and updates to treatment plan with cooperation from the clinical team.
  • Assist patients in developing measurable treatment and discharge goals and objectives.
  • Lead group counseling sessions and psycho-educational groups.
  • Provide liaison services between patient and family.
  • Document all services via EMR system.
  • Meet with patients on an individual basis weekly.
  • Document progress notes in patient files following each individual session.
  • Maintain frequent contact with Clinical Director regarding individuals' progress.
  • Responsible for attending and participating in mandatory weekly clinical and interdisciplinary staff meetings to discuss patient care and all aspects of treatment.
  • Maintain and adhere to all Federal, State, and County regulations regarding patient confidentiality and staff code of ethics.
  • Participate in continuous training in areas where needed, attendance at seminars, continue earning CEUs.
  • Responsible for all state and CARF documentation requirements relating to patient records.
  • Timely and thorough responses to documentation requests for Utilization Reviews or Concurrent Reviews.
  • Observation of policies relating to professional boundaries.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Community Service Activities *I ran a women's recovery house for a local non-profit organization until it closed in 2009
  • I helped the woman access resources with in the community, food stamps, medical, parenting classes as well as potential job information Provided transportation to appointments for clients Held weekly house meetings and helped the clients with dispute resolutions among the members of the house.
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07/2009 to Present Treatment Technician Astoria Pointe Astoria Oregon | , ,
  • Provide support and supervision for the clients in residential treatment.
  • Answer the phones in a professional manner and direct them to the appropriate person.
  • Drive a company vehicle with clients to outings as well as appointments.
  • Monitor and supervise the clients as well as report any issues to the councilor.
  • Meet new clients and fill out intake paperwork with the clients and their families answering any and all questions.
Education and Training
Expected in May, 2009 Associates | Health and Human Services University of Phoenix, , GPA:
Health and Human Services
Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Arts | Behavioral Science Ashford University, , GPA:

 Minor in Psychology
Expected in 2016 | Psychology Northcentral University, , GPA:
counseling clients, documentation, financial, forms, insurance, notes, work with in a clinical group setting, meetings, Assist patients, patient care, policies, progress, seminars, supervision, phones, transportation, treatment plan.
Additional Information
  • Areas of Specialty Substance Abuse/Mental Health CADC I #16-01-03

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  • Ashford University
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