Mental Health Skill Builder resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary
Empathetic mental health professional highly accomplished in domestic violence counseling, crisis intervention and treatment analysis and planning.
  • Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Daily living activities educator
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Knowledge of juvenile justice system
  • Case management proficiency
  • Adept at conflict resolution
  • Budgeting and finance specialist
  • Conflict resolution
  • Team player
  • Goal-oriented
  • Computer-savvy
  • Reliable
Work History
Mental Health Skill Builder, 2015 to Current
Charter Schools UsaAventura, FL,
  • Certified Medication Management.
  • CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • Therapeutic Staff Support Certified.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients’ level of functioning.
Mental Health Counselor, 02/2013 to 10/2015
State Of MassachusettsAbington, MA,
  • Providing crisis intervention 24hrs a day.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client's treatment.
  • Guide client in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Counseling clients to assist in overcoming dependencies and adjusting to life and making changes.
Correction Officer, 2013 to 11/2013
Perris Union High School DistrictPerris, CA,
  • Maintain security within the institution and overseas the health and safety of staff and prisoners Preparing court involved youth to be successful citizens.
  • Physically patrol and visually inspect units to ensure welfare, safety and security Perform inspections and searches of physical premises and cells Observe and respond to obvious and subtle changes in prisoner's conversation or indicate the potential for trouble.
Counselor, 11/2011 to 11/2012
DaccoLakeland, FL,
  • Provide direct clinical services to clients including individuals, families, couples and group therapy and issue specific educational groups (parenting skills, anger management, Substance abuse interventions) Manage a small caseload of client families, providing services on an intensive basis and utilizing short-term solution focused treatment strategies Document case activities for both clinical and billing purposes Prepare progress reports as required by referrer Encourages through positive behavioral support the active and partial participation of the consumers in all daily routines and activities.
Residential Counselor, 2011 to 11/2012
Dacco, FL,
  • Provide one on one mental health interventions to clients Intervene and redirect challenging behaviors Monitor patient's behaviors emphasized in the treatment plan Participate in the development and implementation of the Internet support program Assist patient with the implementation of the treatment plan.
Residential Counselor, 05/2008 to 11/2010
Dougherty County School SystemsAlbany, GA,
  • Provide one on one mental health interventions to clients Intervene and redirect challenging behaviors Assisted clients with direct hands-on activities i.e.
  • toileting, feeding and other self-care activities Preparing and maintaining all required treatment records and report Assisting the teacher in the day to day class routine.
Guidance Counselor, 08/1986 to 04/2008
State Of Massachusetts, ,
  • Counsel students on appropriate behavioral attitude Maintain all staff and students files Assist with the development of each student's individual service plan Assist in carrier planning Keep school record Escort student to and from any external activities from the school.
Mental Health Skill Building, 02/2013 to Current
Faith And Family Advocate LLCCity, STATE,
  • Involved clients’ family members in planning social service programs.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
Correction Officer, 2013 to 09/2013
Virginia State Department Of Juvenile JusticeCity, STATE,
  • Maintained the custody and control of [Number] inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Supervised youth’s daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure.
Bachelor: Education, Expected in
University of Ibadan - ,
  • Top 10% of class
  • Student government representative
  • Coursework in Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
  • Attended seminar on Eating Disorders
  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity workshop
  • Coursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Child Development
: , Expected in 1986
State college of education Ilesha - ,
Master of Science: Counseling Education, Expected in Current
Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA
Bachelor of Arts: Education, Expected in 1995
University of Ibadan - Ibadan, Nigeria
Associate of Arts: Education, Expected in 1986
State College of Education - Ilesa, Nigeria
Among the first set of School Counselors in Nigerian Secondary Schools.
Diploma in Counseling (1987)
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School Attended

  • University of Ibadan
  • State college of education Ilesha
  • Virginia State University
  • University of Ibadan
  • State College of Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Skill Builder
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Correction Officer
  • Counselor
  • Residential Counselor
  • Residential Counselor
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Mental Health Skill Building
  • Correction Officer


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

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