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

Psychology instructor with academic expertise in creating assessments and materials for teaching Abnormal Psychology, General Psychology, and Lifespan Development courses in a variety of formats (online, remote, face to face) for undergraduate students. Adept in writing about advanced psychological concepts using APA format and Canvas platform within a professional learning community. Clinical background in mental health entails conducting psychological assessments and behavior therapy.

Areas of Expertise
  • Clinical Psychological Assessment
  • APA Style Professional Writing
  • Behavior Therapy & Crisis Counseling
  • Canvas Platform
  • Course Design
  • Teaching Specialization & Certification
Expected in 2017 | PhD: General Psychology Walden University , , GPA:
Expected in 2014 Master of Science | Psychology Walden University , , GPA:
Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Science | Behavioral Sciences Texas A & M University , , GPA:
  • Board Certified Cognitive Specialist (BCCS199968)
  • Certified Autism Specialist (CAS169394)
  • Certified Online Instructor (Northwest Vista College)
Relevant Professional Experience
05/2017 to Current Intern & Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist (Behavior Therapy) Collaborative Autism Resources And Education (CARE) | City, STATE,

Supervisor: Sarah Powell, BCBA, Phone: (210) 844-4862

  • Provided clinical behavior therapy for those with behavioral, educational, or developmental diagnosis; specialized in Autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities.
  • Conducted subject matter scientific journal article literature reviews for clinical application and to construct answers keys for the behavior analyst internship training program.
  • Taught parent training for behavior modification programming.
  • Implemented Skill Acquisition and Behavior Reduction Plans, including Discrete Trial Training, Incidental Teaching, Natural Environment Training, and Social Skills and Emotional Intelligence Training, to increase functional behavior.
  • Collect, record, and graph data, to evaluate the efficacy of programming.
  • Assist with a variety of clinical assessments as needed and collaborate, communicate, and provide feedback, as part of a treatment team.
11/2011 to 12/2012 Psychometrist & Clinical Coordinator (Psychological Assessment) Soundside Wellness Consultants, Subsidiary Of Bridgeway Inc. | City, STATE,

Supervisor: Paul Layden, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Phone: 850-499-9047

  • Preformed psychological assessments by administering over 25 distinct psychological, testing instruments for diagnostic purposes to determine intellectual functioning, identify behavioral problems, mood disorders, and personality features.
  • Conducted biopsychosocial interviews with individuals and families in a clinical capacity to determine and clarify emotional, cognitive, or behavioral concerns and life, career, or educational goals.
  • Scored objective tests and interpreted data from test results and behavior observations to assist clinical psychologist in determining diagnosis and treatment options.
  • Wrote detailed professional reports to include possible intervention strategies, and future planning recommendations.
  • Worked collaboratively as part of a team treatment approach with psychologist, families, counselors, teachers, psychiatrist, and case managers, in discussing and coordinating client care and referrals.
  • Provided brief consultation and education for families and staff concerning diagnosis and intervention strategies available.
07/2009 to 12/2009 Victim Advocate & Caseworker- Semester Internship (Crisis Counseling) Bexar County Family Justice Center- University Health Center | City, STATE, Supervisor: Deborah Parrot, Phone: 210-208-6800  
  • Provided basic crisis counseling and practical resources for those who had exited domestic violence situations. 
  • Provided basic psychoeducation and informational pamphlets to clients regarding the cycle of violence.
  • Assisted clients and their children with immediate medical, psychological, and safety needs, with office being situated inside a hospital.
  • Interviewed clients and took detailed accounts of violent, sexually abusive, and criminal situations, maintaining client confidentiality using tact and sensitivity.
  • Worked collaboratively with clients to construct a safety plan and arrange for appropriate referral services, and relocation plans if necessary.
  • Assisted victims with submitting a Crime Victims Report through the Attorney Generals office if necessary. Followed up with clients regarding their safety and needs.
Research & Fieldwork
Dissertation, Walden University 2015-2017Title: "Urban dwellers experiences regarding loss of natural environments due to rapid urbanization"
  • Primary researcher and author for a health and environmental psychology research study in the City of San Antonio, designed to investigate impacts for residents experiencing the loss of natural environments as a byproduct of urbanization in a rapidly growing municipality through research interviews. Chair. Dr. Elizabeth Clark

Undergraduate Thesis, Texas A & M University 2009-2010

Title: "Attractive features to a ​comprehensive wellness program: A pilot study"

  • Primary investigator, analyzed peer-reviewed journals, developed methodology and survey design for a mixed method health psychology pilot study. Collected and analyzed data to investigate features individuals would find attractive and useful in a comprehensive wellness program that may attract and encourage participation. Presented poster at Texas A&M. Supervising Faculty: Dr. Amy Bohman
  • Presented graduate level presentations on a variety of advanced psychological concepts (Memory, Hippocampal Neurogenesis, Health Psychology Topics, Environmental Psychology topics, Attention Restoration Theory (Texas State University, Walden University 2010-2018). 
  • Familiar with online synchronous and asynchronous graduate level coursework formats from Walden University (2012-2017) and  Brandman University (2017-2018)  
  • Outstanding PhD Dissertation Nomination, Walden University
  • Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award Nominee, Texas A&M
  • University Student of the Year Award Nominee, Texas A&M University
  • Member of Psi Chi International Society in Psychology
  • Member of Golden Key International Honor Society
American Psychological AssociationTexas Psychological AssociationChildren In Nature NetworkSociety of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) Division 53

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  • Walden University
  • Texas A & M University
Job Titles Held:
  • Intern & Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist (Behavior Therapy)
  • Psychometrist & Clinical Coordinator (Psychological Assessment)
  • Victim Advocate & Caseworker- Semester Internship (Crisis Counseling)
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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