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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Solutions-focused Mental Health Counselor successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining strong work ethic and exhibiting positive attitude. Offering eight-year background implementing effective treatment plans and providing exceptional care for adults suffering from mental health and substance use disorders Expertise in crisis intervention and treatment analysis and planning. Collaborative and team-oriented professional with innate ability to establish trust and rapport with patients.

Skills
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor in RI; License #MHC01084
  • Case documentation
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Clinical interventions
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Dedicated hard working individual
  • Individual and group counseling
Work History
02/2019 to Current Licensed Mental Health Counselor American Psychological Association | West Trenton, NJ,
  • Managed caseload of 15 patients with chronic and persistent mental illness as well as ongoing co-occurring substance use disorders
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Employed methodologies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and brief solution focused therapy to assist patients through hospitalization process
  • Assess for needed level of care including inpatient level of care, residential treatment services, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, or outpatient treatment services
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Consulted with interdisciplinary treatment team regarding treatment plans and coordination of care including discharge readiness.
  • Worked alongside occupational therapy to assist with formulating behavior plans for ongoing behavior modification
  • Collaborate with community agencies as well as medical staff members to assist with ongoing psychiatric planning
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Involved clients' family members in planning social service programs and discharge coordination
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
09/2014 to 02/2019 Mental Health Clinician Texas Tech University | Midland, TX,
  • Managed caseload of 15-20 patients with chronic and persistent mental illness as well as chronic substance use
  • Completed intake assessments including biopsychosocial assessments as well as individualized treatment plans and risk assessments
  • Assess for needed level of care including inpatient level of care, detox, residential treatment services, or outpatient treatment services
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs and became knowledgeable on detox protocols and how detox impacts clients
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by team leader.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Involved clients' family members in planning social service programs.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions.
12/2012 to 05/2013 Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern Terros, Inc. | Cottonwood, AZ,
  • Managed caseload of 5-10 patients with substance dependence and co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Provided clinical support and care coordination for continued community services outside of the court system.
Education
Expected in 05/2017 to to Certificate of Graduate Studies | Clinical Mental Health Counseling Rhode Island College, Providence, RI GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Master of Arts | Forensic Psychology Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 to to Bachelor of Arts | Psychology Rhode Island College, Providence, RI GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 to to Bachelor of Science | Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Rhode Island College, Providence, RI GPA:

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School Attended

  • Rhode Island College
  • Roger Williams University
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern

Degrees

  • Certificate of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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