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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Empathetic Mental Health Counselor proficient in applying Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Existential Therapy skills to facilitate client mental health. Offering 3 years' experience in the Mental Health field.

I have taught art lessons for children and adults in the community since 2015. I have also built drama sets for the high school and have instructed the drama students on how to build sets and set pieces.

Volunteered with the Great Artist Program in 2014.

Starting in 2020, organized drama fundraisers by performing Paint Nights during Longhorn Days where all proceeds go to the drama department.

Skills
  • Confidential records
  • Client goal planning
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Tracking client progress
  • Developing relationships
Experience
02/2023 to Current Mental Health Professional Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation | Newberg, OR,
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Facilitated individual and group therapy sessions to solve problems, set and achieve goals and improve communication skills.
  • Worked with teachers, administrators, students, parents and external support agencies to maximize treatment success.
  • Counseled individuals and groups in specific problem areas.
  • Provided crisis intervention support for students, families and educators.
  • Utilized established assessment techniques to evaluate and diagnose social interaction and learning problems.
  • Helped determine and implement school policies in regular meetings.
  • Tracked attendance of students and noted issues, including submitting truancy referrals where merited.
  • Developed treatment and intervention plans for students needing extra support.
  • Implemented behavioral improvements plans by working directly with teachers.
  • Assisted teachers with identifying, referring and supporting students.
  • Maintained confidentiality through stringent handling of charts and data.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
  • Worked with care team to assess client needs and discuss collaborative treatment efforts.
  • Established behavioral modification goals and assessed progress toward goals.
  • Worked with community resources to engage youth in pro-social activities and help families access services.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in groups to assess situations, capabilities and problems.
  • Advocated for victims during difficult situations by filing police reports and connecting to needed services.
  • Supported individuals by facilitating weekly group sessions.
09/2022 to 04/2023 Master of Social Work Intern Hospice Of Marion County | Fl, FL,
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Collaborated with community agencies to offer clients additional support.
  • Identified age and need-appropriate mental health services.
  • Consulted with teachers, parents and outside professionals to support service plan development.
  • Monitored and reviewed treatment outcomes and goal achievement.
  • Collected data and entered into internal system database.
  • Complied with HIPAA and confidentiality regulations when communicating with client family members, colleagues and external contacts.
  • Joined IEP meetings to observe plan development and goal establishment.
  • Studied social worker application of industry values, ethics and best practices.
  • Conducted research and drafted documents or presentations for special projects.
  • Observed therapy delivery, noting treatment models and techniques.
  • Used safety and risk assessments, employing related policies and procedures.
  • Assisted staff with rural communities and underserved populations outreach.
  • Met self-help group and community services representatives.
  • Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
  • Used active listening skills and supportive diction to cultivate client rapport and open communication.
  • Encouraged and motivated clients to develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Used knowledge of successful crisis intervention techniques and supportive problem-solving to achieve treatment goals.
  • Acted as role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Maintained and developed community relationships to support various client referrals.
  • Composed or prepared correspondence, case notes and narratives with computer-based applications.
  • Coordinated care with interdisciplinary teams and community contacts to promote continuity of care.
  • Assessed clients for neglect and abusive situations to compile documentation for court hearings and reports.
  • Practiced cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement and structural family therapy in individual and group settings.
  • Improved outcomes and successes by utilizing multidisciplinary risk identification and management in care planning.
  • Implemented and formulated tailored treatment plans with needs evaluation and patient psychosocial functioning.
06/2021 to 01/2023 Caseworker Division Of Child And Family Services | City, STATE,
  • Met with clients to conduct needs assessments, recommending appropriate support and service offerings.
  • Followed strict policies and procedures to maintain client confidentiality and keep data private.
  • Made appropriate referrals to other programs and agencies to provide clients with well-rounded support.
  • Recorded comprehensive case notes and follow up documentation for admitted and transferred clients.
  • Uploaded documentation to patient database to streamline organizational flow.
  • Maintained updated progress notes and case record and documented children's progress in recreational activities, treatment plans and education.
  • Coordinated between various entities to manage cases.
  • Conducted intake interviews and bio-psycho-social assessments to determine clients' eligibility and suitability for program.
  • Evaluated clients and formulated individualized service plans outlining short-term and long-term goals.
  • Coordinated case management functions through placement monitoring, crisis intervention and discharge planning.
  • Assisted patients needing additional support by scheduling and managing appointments.
  • Collected and reviewed supplementary records to better understand patient history.
  • Consulted family and friends of patient to determine cause of issues and provide solutions.
  • Aided medical providers by notifying doctors of necessary prescriptions and treatment plans.
  • Provided counseling to patients struggling with adjusting to new diagnoses.
  • Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
  • Used active listening skills and supportive diction to cultivate client rapport and open communication.
  • Encouraged and motivated clients to develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Used knowledge of successful crisis intervention techniques and supportive problem-solving to achieve treatment goals.
  • Acted as role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Maintained and developed community relationships to support various client referrals.
  • Composed or prepared correspondence, case notes and narratives with computer-based applications.
  • Coordinated care with interdisciplinary teams and community contacts to promote continuity of care.
  • Assisted and advocated for clients obtaining financial resources and government entitlements.
  • Collaborated with state agencies and benefits coordinators to develop individualized plans for each case.
  • Assisted homeless clients with procuring mental health support and other various community resources.
  • Assessed clients for neglect and abusive situations to compile documentation for court hearings and reports.
  • Facilitated frequent family conferences to discuss case plans in detail and discuss goals.
  • Improved outcomes and successes by utilizing multidisciplinary risk identification and management in care planning.
  • Visited clients at residences to assist courts with custody decisions and conduct home study assessments.
  • Implemented and formulated tailored treatment plans with needs evaluation and patient psychosocial functioning.
09/2021 to 07/2022 Master of Social Work Intern Northeastern Counseling Cener | City, STATE,
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Collaborated with community agencies to offer clients additional support.
  • Complied with HIPAA and confidentiality regulations when communicating with client family members, colleagues and external contacts.
  • Supported social worker with client case management services.
  • Participated in clinical assessments to help determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Studied social worker application of industry values, ethics and best practices.
  • Conducted research and drafted documents or presentations for special projects.
  • Observed therapy delivery, noting treatment models and techniques.
  • Helped social worker with teaching clients appropriate conduct using behavior modification and stress management techniques.
  • Used safety and risk assessments, employing related policies and procedures.
  • Assisted staff with rural communities and underserved populations outreach.
  • Used active listening skills and supportive diction to cultivate client rapport and open communication.
  • Encouraged and motivated clients to develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Used knowledge of successful crisis intervention techniques and supportive problem-solving to achieve treatment goals.
  • Acted as role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Maintained and developed community relationships to support various client referrals.
  • Coordinated care with interdisciplinary teams and community contacts to promote continuity of care.
  • Assisted homeless clients with procuring mental health support and other various community resources.
  • Visited clients at residences to assist courts with custody decisions and conduct home study assessments.
  • Implemented and formulated tailored treatment plans with needs evaluation and patient psychosocial functioning.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2023 Master of Arts | Social Work Utah State University, Vernal, UT, GPA:
Expected in 08/2019 Bachelor of Science | Interdisciplinary Studies/ Psychology Utah State University, Vernal , GPA:
Expected in 05/2004 Associate of Arts | Art: Water Based Media And Drawing Basics. Western Alamance High School, Evanston, WY, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Utah State University
  • Utah State University
  • Western Alamance High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Professional
  • Master of Social Work Intern
  • Caseworker
  • Master of Social Work Intern

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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