Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate Psychotherapist with a progressive history working with children and adolescents. Excellent ability to build therapeutic relationships and facilitate growth. Experienced facilitating individual and group counseling.

  • Mental health evaluations
  • Case management proficiency
  • Clinical interventions
  • Case documentation
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Learning disability awareness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) expert
  • Trained in indicators of child abuse
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) expert
  • Play Therapy Trained
  • Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)
  • Individual and group counseling
  • LCSW-A
Work History
08/2018 to 05/2019
Mental Health Counselor/Social Work Student Intern South Carolina Job Board Greenwood, SC,
  • Provided comprehensive case management services for more than 12 clients per week, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
  • Complied with federal, state and local standards relating to child protection, client confidentiality, risk assessment and reporting and documentation
  • Assessed clinical risk and danger to children and families and determined appropriate level of response and intervention
  • Established goals and treatment plans through collaborative process with patient utilizing advanced counseling skills, evidenced-based practices and assessments
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout transitions
01/2017 to 07/2017
Military Outreach Program Personnel American Red Cross City, STATE,
  • Performed client screenings and accurately recorded data in case files for more than 30 clients per week
  • Advocated for client rights and sought solutions to suit clients' best interest
  • Helped clients to develop new coping mechanisms and techniques for behavior modification
  • Coordinated support for clients and family members
  • Provided information for clients to access community resources for assistance
  • Completed detailed social work chart notes to summarize patient interactions
08/1999 to 12/2017
Biology Instructor Fayetteville Technical Community College City, STATE,
  • Provided instruction to approximately 125 students weekly teaching college transfer Biology courses to undergraduate students
  • Planned, implemented, monitored and assessed classroom instructional program
  • Organized laboratory activities for optimum learning, including preparing lectures, discussions and student experiments
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects
  • Streamlined processes and implemented operational improvements including redevelopment of curriculum, program assessments and standard operating procedures; reduced turnaround time for assessment results by 25%
  • Incorporated learner-centered environment resulting in an average retention rate of 85% in life science courses which normally has an average retention rate below 50%
  • Determined and recommended methods to address improvement opportunities
  • Identified and resolved process issues to encourage smoother procedures, more efficient workflow and overall program growth
Expected in 05/2019
Master of Social Work: Social Work
Widener University - Chester, PA,
  • Graduated with 3.98 GPA
  • Member of Phi Alpha
  • Elected to Vice-President for Phi Alpha - Nu Alpha Chapter in Alpha Chapter in 2019
Expected in 06/2010
Doctor of Education: Educational Leadership/ Curriculum And Instruction
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
  • Dissertation: Exploration of the Lived Experiences of Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Minority Students. ProQuest LLC. ProQuest LLC.
  • Majored in Education Leadership
  • Minored in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Graduated with 3.90 GPA
Expected in 1999
Master of Science: Biology
Fayetteville State University - Fayetteville, NC
Expected in 1993
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Fayetteville State University - Fayetteville, NC
  • Received advanced clinical training in treating children with autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities at the Florida Institute of Technology
  • Implemented engaging activities for at-risk youth with trained therapy cats and dogs, cultivating an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and understanding of animals
  • Managed a caseload of more than 12 clients at any given time
  • Member of Association of Play Therapy
  • Member of North Carolina Association of Play Therapy
  • Member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate
  • CPR Certified

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