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

Well-rounded professional experienced in applying principles of psychology to personnel handling, administration, management and marketing problems. Extensive knowledge of human and industry behavior and performance, mental processes and assessment methods.Adaptable social services professional skilled in intakes and assessments, crisis management and comprehensive case management.Talented Clinical Social Worker dedicated to providing effective and empathetic care. Seeks to provide effective and supportive care while simultaneously continuing both personal and professional development.Social Worker talented at setting patients at ease and structuring treatment plans around each patient’s strengths. Passionate about social work and committed to providing the highest level services to ensure a successful outcome.

Skill Highlights
  • Ability to maintain accurate client records
  • Able to participate in multidisciplinary team approach
  • Excellent writing and critical thinking skills

  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Project management
  • Self-motivated
  • Supervision and training
Core Accomplishments

Project Management:

  • Initiated Project Learn which resulted in 100% change.

Human Resources:

  • Spearheaded new Smart Moves program which increased retention.

Staff Development:

  • Launched well-received program of professional development courses for all staff.
  • Mentored and coached employees resulting in a 12% increase in productivity.

Professional Experience
Lead Social Worker, 07/2011 - Current
Hca Waltham, MA,

Assisted with special events/projects that enhanced the operations of the clubAttended meetings and trainings necessary for professional development and as required by the agency or its funding sourcesAttended and participated in community meetings and groups

Crisis Social Work Intern, 2011 - 05/2011
Homewood YMCA Pittsburgh Westinghouse High School City, STATE,
  • Analyzed information from interviews, educational, and medical records, consultation with other professionals, and diagnostic evaluations to assess clients' abilities, needs, and eligibility for servicesArranged for physical, mental, academic, vocational, and other evaluations to obtain information for assessing clients' needs and developing rehabilitation plansPrepared charts, tables, figures, and graphics for reports and presentationsPrepared records and case filesPrepared reports based on observations made during the visitProvided assessments, counseling, and case management services to youth and familiesScreened clients with emphasis placed on mental health, addiction severity, and co-occurring disorders
Clinical Social Worker Intern, 08/2010 - 11/2010
Taylor Allderdice High School City, STATE,
  • Served as liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or povertySupervised visits between children and parents at various sites by ensuring children have age-appropriate opportunities for interaction with their parents and by maintaining safety of all participantsUnderstood and adhered to the laws governing child abuse reporting;Worked with therapist assistants and other community resources to engage youth in pro-social activities and help family to access needed servicesConducted individual therapy with adolescent and parent and family sessions to teach needed skills, and develop positive alternatives to drug use and other problem behaviorsConsulted with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutionsCoordinated and monitored daily activities
Generalist Social Worker Intern, 2010 - 05/2010
Boys & Girls CLubs Of Larenceville City, STATE,
  • Counseled individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical careFollowed up on results of counseling programs and clients' adjustments to determine effectiveness of programsEstablished linkages with community providers for provision of all necessary servicesMaintained charts in a timely and accurate manner, met deadlines for documentation and updatesMaintained professional behavior at all timesMaintained utmost confidentiality of all residents' information and records in accordance with federal and state requirementsObtained informed consent of research subjects and/or their guardiansParticipated in all MDFT certification and re-certification trainings and related activities to ensure fidelity to the modelsParticipated in the planning of the Rehabilitation ProgramProvided mental health support services to members and their familiesProvided therapeutic services, dyadic and triadic therapy, appropriate for high-risk childrenReferred clients to other support services as needed such as medical, housing, social services, employment services and legalScheduled meetings with school administrators, research subjects, and outside groups
Special Education Casemanager and Teacher, 07/2004 - 10/2006
Baltimore County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.Led a resource class of 50 Administered the Woodcock Johnson, and Brigance standardized tests.Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.Taught English Literature to grades 10-12.Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussionEarned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.Achieved score of 94th percentile on state reading test.Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
Family Service Worker Preschool Development Head start, 07/1994 - 06/2004
Preschool Development City, STATE,
  • Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.Communicated with public social and welfare agencies to obtain and provide information.Presented case history material for review and discussion with other staff members.Led 10Conducted mental health assessments for children, adolescents and adults receiving child welfare and prevention services.Practiced cognitive behavioral, motivational enhancement and structural family therapy.Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights.Provided mental health support to homeless clients, and connected them with community resources.Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports. social worker trainings each month.
Master of Social Work: Community and School Social Work, Expected in 2011
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Coursework in Social Work: Evaluative Research in Social Work, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Techniques,Child and Family Policy,Planning and Implementation of Services,Interventions in Social Work, Social Work in the Community and School, Working with Diverse Populations,Behavior Modifications and Therapy Services

Autism Specialist Certification Currently attending Liberty University on line: Autism, Expected in
Liberty University on line - Pittsburgh, Virginia

Education coursework:Autism Strategies and Research TechniquesProfessional Development, Professional Training,

Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 1994
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dean's List of Academic Students Award

Minor in Piano and Music

3.5 GPA

Structural Family Therapy seminarCoursework in Criminal Justice and SociologyCoursework in Sociology, Psychology and Communications


Fluent in reading/writing French.

  • Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Excel,Internet
  • Community Involvement,
  • Critical Thinking,
  • Grant Writing,
  • Instructional Methods,
  • Multicultural populations
  • Social Perceptiveness,
  • Active Learning
  • Teacher of Piano and Flute

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School Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Liberty University on line
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Social Worker
  • Crisis Social Work Intern
  • Clinical Social Worker Intern
  • Generalist Social Worker Intern
  • Special Education Casemanager and Teacher
  • Family Service Worker Preschool Development Head start


  • Master of Social Work
  • Autism Specialist Certification Currently attending Liberty University on line
  • Bachelor of Arts

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