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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Trained counselor certified in chemical dependency, mental health and trauma with LCSW, SUDP and SEP and motivation to continue developing professionally and help others. Have completed training in Brainspotting, phase I, II, addiction and dissociation specialized training. Talented counselor skilled in both one-on-one and group settings using latest evidence-based methodologies. Background working well in teams or alone to achieve results and meet expectations in performance-oriented environments.

Skills
  • Client Needs Assessment
  • Clients with co-occurring disorders
  • Adaptability and flexibility utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches
  • Group Session Facilitation
  • Individual Counseling
  • Evaluations, Diagnoses and treatment recommendations
  • Virtual platforms for therapy
  • On-line charting and communication
Work History
06/2022 to Current
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Saratoga Medical Center , , Virtual Washougal, WA
  • Treat patients with mental health issues and dual-diagnoses such as Complex PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Substance Use Disorders.
  • Provide individual and couple's therapy focused on mindfulness techniques, self-compassion, somatic experiencing, brainspotting. For couple's sessions: Nonviolent Communication, reflective listening, mindfulness approaches.
  • Diagnosed clients by using DSM-IV criteria and documented using Type coding guidelines.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Interviewed clients, families or groups to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs.
  • Updated treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Facilitate insurance billing through simple practice software.


02/2002 to Current
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Ascension (System Office) , ,

I work as a chemical dependency counselor providing both individual and group counseling sessions on primarily an outpatient basis.

  • Treat patients with mental health issues and dual-diagnoses such as PTSD, Major Depressive Disorder and many different forms of anxiety disorders.
  • Facilitate 5 groups weekly with patients with co-occurring disorders using a mindfulness approach and a trauma-informed care approach. Groups such as mindfulness based relapse prevention, seeking safety, DBT and an orientation prescreening group .
  • Diagnose clients by using DSM-V criteria and provide documentation using ASAM criteria for recommended level of care.
  • Develop and update treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Work with and develop a therapeutic relationship with clients at all stages of change using a motivational interviewing approach and respecting where they are in their change process.
  • Trained in Somatic Experiencing to help clients with trauma related behaviors and symptoms to build resilience and move away from a fight/flight/freeze response to stressful experiences.
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team and identify and refer clients who need medical intervention such as detox, medication assisted treatment, etc.
  • Work with legally mandated clients including sending reports to outside referents.
  • Work with clients with diversity issues such as racial, ethnic, gender and sexual orientation to provide a caring and accepting presence and to provide referrals to outside agencies to best support their diversity issues.
  • Provide assessments, treatment and referrals for family members struggling with their loved one's addiction and helping to address their own challenges.
  • Encourage outside support and provide list of community based recovery meetings and other resources.
  • Work with clients with chronic pain who are on opiate therapy plans and help differentiate pseudo addiction from opioid use disorder.
  • Trained in and utilize on-line charting, chart reviews, smart sets for efficient charting, and voice activated charting such as Dragon and Word Fluency.
  • Utilize zoom, other video technology and telephone for virtual counseling especially since the pandemic.
09/1998 to 01/2002
Chemical Dependency Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kaiser Permanente , ,

Worked as a chemical dependency counselor in an outpatient mental health clinic situated in a medical center.

  • Treated patients with mental health issues and dual-diagnoses such as PTSD, Major Depression and many different forms of anxiety disorders, etc. Also worked with adult children of alcoholics and codependency related behavior.
  • Facilitated educational groups, early recovery groups and family education groups.
  • Diagnosed clients by using DSM-IV criteria and documented using IDC coding guidelines.
  • Performed hospital consultation for clients hospitalized on a medical unit with substance use related challenges.
  • Worked on-call in the Emergency Room providing psychiatric evaluation for clients with mental health and substance use related challenges who required hospitalization on a psychiatric unit.
  • Worked individually with clients at many different stages of recovery from early through longer term recovery.
  • Member of a multidisciplinary team providing care for clients from a wide array of perspectives.



12/1988 to 09/1998
Chemical Dependency Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Worker Veterans Administration Hospital , ,

Worked first in a psychiatric outpatient clinic followed by a move into a day treatment setting.



  • Facilitated early recovery groups, day treatment groups, longer-term recovery groups, women's groups, family education groups, codependency groups, educational groups for children whose parents attended family education groups.
  • Performed individual short-term and longer-term therapy, provided education and responded to crisis situations.
  • Worked on-call in the Emergency Room performing psychiatric evaluations for clients with substance use and mental health challenges and made referrals for psychiatric hospitalization.
  • Trained in the Early Start Program providing counseling and referrals for pregnant women with substance use problems.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Worked with mandated clients, ordered urine drug-screens, provided documentation and case management to outside referents.
  • Received supervision from a respected group therapist using Yalom's group psychotherapy model.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Provided short-term couple's sessions for clients and their partners utilizing mainly an educational model for addiction, codependency and ACA related challenges.



02/1987 to 11/1988
Clinical Social Worker Company Name , ,

I worked on a residential chemical dependency unit at the San Francisco Veteran's Administration Hospital.



  • Developed and implemented detailed pre-discharge plans for clients soon to be reintegrated into community.
  • Co-facilitated groups with patients on the inpatient unit focused on addiction using the medical model and addressing co-occurring disorders.
  • Responsible for outpatient treatment planning at the height of the AIDS crisis. Worked with community providers to assist with housing and financial resources.
  • Co-facilitated an outpatient evaluation group to assess for treatment needs in both chemical dependency and mental health counseling.
  • Member of a multidisciplinary team of other social workers, psychologists, psychiatric residents and psychiatrists utilizing primarily a psychoanalytic and ego psychology framework for assessing clients.
Education
Expected in 06/1984 to to
Master of Social Work: Clinical Social Work
University of Denver - Denver, CO
GPA:

Licensed in State of Oregon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Licensed in State of Washington, Licensed Independent Social Worker

Substance Use Dependency Professional


Completed all required trainings and received certification as a

Somatic Experiencing Professional



Certifications
  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • LICSW - Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
  • SUDP - Licensed Substance Use Dependency Counselor
  • SEP - Somatic Experiencing Professional

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School Attended

  • University of Denver

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Clinical Social Worker

Degrees

  • Master of Social Work

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