licensed clinical social worker resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Empathetic Clinical Social Worker with 7 years' experience providing therapy to individuals/families suffering with a wide range of challenges. Strong record of success with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to move clients toward behavioral goals. Passion for serving all populations, primarily adults and geriatrics. Skilled at providing Trauma Informed Therapy for those who may benefit most.

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Psychosocial Assessments
  • Dual Diagnosis Experience
  • Disease Management Standards
  • Individual Counseling
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Medical Social Work
07/2017 to Current
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Aetna Inc. Mount Prospect, IL,
  • Meet with clients and families to discuss needs, conditions, resources and options pertaining to chronic health conditions, addictions, aging, and disabilities
  • Led 10-20 individual and group counseling sessions each week.
  • Compiled socio-psychiatric case histories to facilitate accurate diagnoses.
  • Led individual and family-focused therapy to assist with grief, loss of health, and isolation due to Covid 19 pandemic.
  • Address any issues that may arise in meetings or counseling and therapy sessions
  • Provide Psychosocial assessments, community resources, and long-term planning
  • Educate on Advance Care Planning, Advanced Directives, End of Life, Hospice, and DNR
  • Provide empathetic approach to fuse barriers between loved ones, clinicians, and patients to fulfill goals and meeting client's self determination
  • Enhance and support lives of others using client centered approach and motivational interviewing to further support those struggling with addiction
  • Conducted therapy, provided crisis intervention and educated patients and families.
  • Experience in working with those suffering from personality disorders or any other mental health disorders to help bridge gaps in getting them help
  • Treating and understanding people on human development level, empathizing with their struggles and barriers, trauma, pain, and anything that changes human behavior in ways that may not serve them
  • Provides comfort, safety, and advocation for those who need it most, and working on multidisciplinary teams to better serve communities
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals
08/2016 to 07/2017
Medical Social Worker Elara Caring Purcell, OK,
  • Assist patients in exploring alternative ways of relieving pain and anxiety through counsel
  • Educate patient’s family to feel confident in their roles as caregivers
  • Allow patients and their families to discuss their concerns and fears openly and without judgment
  • Help patients and caregivers understand roles of hospice and hospice team
  • Offered grief counseling
  • Work endlessly to assist families and patients with all around care, understanding, and educating on end of life
  • Certified Advanced Care Planning Facilitator
  • Advocated for clients to resolve medical or personal crises
07/2014 to 08/2016
MSW Intern Counselor Pacific Dental Services West Jordan, UT,
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately
  • Bio, psycho, social, cultural assessments around substance abuse history, and family history
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications with nurse on staff to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects
  • Conducted family interventions with substance abuse resulting in clients obtaining sobriety in appropriate treatment centers
  • Supported those on dual diagnosis track with attending AA/NA meetings with clients in case meetings
08/2015 to 04/2016
Treatment Coordinator Ethica Health Dallas, GA,
  • Documented clients information including service plans, treatment coordination, and team meeting reviews
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services
  • Consulted with psychiatrists and multidisciplinary teams about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes, along with setting up future appointments
  • Created and reviewed master treatment/discharge plans for clients with Borderline Personality Disorder and trauma.
  • Co-facilitated harm reduction group for substance abuse, BPD and PTSD
  • Thorough bio, psycho, social, and cultural assessments pertaining to substance abuse, family history of addiction and mental health
  • Facilitated 12 step groups
  • Suicide and sobriety safety plans
  • Motivational interviewing to help clients see their addiction from a different perspective
04/2014 to 08/2014
Social Services Assistant Gilroy Healthcare Rehabilitation Center City, STATE,
  • Directed all protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities
  • Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs
  • Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans
  • Communicated with relatives of patients about diagnoses and treatment programs
  • Counseled and prepared residents for their transition back into communities
08/2013 to 04/2014
Outreach community specialist West Valley Community Services City, STATE,
  • Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs
  • Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans
  • Presented case history material for review and discussion with other staff members
  • Community outreach for food stamps and health care
  • Educated residents and their families regarding other community resources
  • Worked with homeless and low-income families
  • Provided resources for substance abuse treatment
Education and Training
Expected in 2016 to to
Master of Arts: Social Work
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
Expected in 2014 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
Additional Information
  • Certifications / Licenses , Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

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School Attended

  • San Jose State University
  • San Jose State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Medical Social Worker
  • MSW Intern Counselor
  • Treatment Coordinator
  • Social Services Assistant
  • Outreach community specialist


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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