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

School-based Mental Health Therapist skilled at motivating, communicating and advocating for clients living with mental health and emotional disorders. Driven to assist clients in cultivating self-esteem, the resilience necessary to improve motivation, and gain skills for coping when life becomes unmanageable using cognitive behavioral, rational emotive, and solution-focused theoretical foundations. Effective intake and ongoing assessment to facilitate the implementation of treatment plan goals and objectives following thorough functional behavior analyses using direct client observation as well as client and collateral reporting.

Skill Highlights
  • Community resources specialist
  • Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Tennessee
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Superior communication skills
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Extensive DSM-5Clinical documentation mastery
  • knowledge
  • Parenting skills educator
  • Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Tennessee - April 2015
  • Master of Social Work, with Honors - August 2014
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Cum Laude - May 2013
  • Phi Alpha Honor Society - Regular member
  • APSU Graduate Assistantship Scholarship Recipient 2013/2014
  • APSU Dean's List 2011-2014
  • AER SEAR Scholarship Recipient 2012-2013
  • APSU Vice President's Service Honor Roll 2012-2013
  • Army Community Services - Community Service Award August 2012
Professional Experience
to Mental Health Tech - Pediatric Mental Health St. Mary's Hospital Mulberry Center | City, STATE,
  • 40 hrs/week)
  • Monitor patients throughout shift
  • Assist with daily living skills as needed
  • Assist nursing staff as needed
  • Crisis intervention as needed
  • Orientate incoming patients to unit programs and procedures
  • Input doctors' orders using hospital software programs
  • Conduct activities with patients between scheduled appointments and sessions
to Seasonal Crew Leader Assistant US Dept Of Commerce Census Bureau | City, STATE,
  • 40 hrs/week) Supervisor: Laurie Summit XXX-542-1817
  • Meet daily with Crew Leader to review and evaluate needs for the crew
  • Meet daily with enumerators to check work and review payroll submissions
  • Observe enumerators in the field
  • Recommend on-the-job training for enumerators as needed
  • Help Crew Leader assign work to enumerators
  • Complete census cases as an enumerator
to Parent Aid/Family Case Manager Ireland & Luzio Behavioral Assoc., Inc | City, STATE,
  • 40 hrs/week) Supervisor: Angela Linton 812-479-1916
  • Transport/Monitor foster children to facilitate visitation with biological parents
  • Parenting, nurturing, and household management education
  • Anger Management & Crisis Intervention Training
  • Provide periodic reports on family progress to Child Protective Services
  • Accompany court appointed DCS Caseworkers to Juvenile Court as requested
  • Juvenile Mentoring
  • Community resource linking (i.e. housing, food, employment)
02/2014 to Current School-based MSW Intern/Case Manager/Therapist Centerstone | City, STATE,
  • 40 hrs/week)
  • Provide evidence-based psychotherapy for children/adolescents/families
  • Use person-centered approaches to assess for clinical intervention needs
  • Advocate for clients in school and community settings
  • Communicate with victim assistance programs
  • Complete client update and intake evaluations
  • Engage in initial and ongoing treatment planning
  • Provide direct client services to students and families in schools and home
  • Document client progress utilizing agency administrative systems software
  • Adhere to agency and insurance policy and procedure
01/2014 to Current Educational Aide (Intermittent) Computer Labs, And Learning Resource Centers | City, STATE,
  • Per Description provided in 13-CBL-036
  • Assist with testing, preparing instructional materials, tutoring assistance, administration, assisting students with special needs, technology, and media center assistance.
  • Distribute, instruct, collect, grade and provide results for testing and materials
  • Prepares materials related to class lessons. Provides additional instruction to selected students.
  • Supervises independent study, computer labs, and learning resource centers.
  • Provides tutoring assistance to students and assists students with make-up work.
  • Arranges field trips, guides students during field trips, maintains discipline during field trips.
  • Monitors students on playground, in hallways, restrooms, cafeteria, and bus loading areas.
  • Assists in classroom recordkeeping, routing filing, and keeping classroom neat and tidy.
  • Use technology, communication devices, software programs for instruction and recordkeeping.
  • Assists students with accessing computer programs, monitoring, and keeping students on task.
  • May be assigned to students with special needs
  • Assist with special training devices or equipment for the hearing, visually, or physically impaired.
08/2013 to 05/2014 Social Work Department Graduate Assistant Austin Peay State University | City, STATE,
  • 20 hrs/week)
  • Perform office administrative tasks including answering a multi-line phone system, filing student records, and forwarding interdepartmental correspondence using Microsoft Office software and campus email systems
  • Support departmental processes relating to student recruitment including contacting prospective students and creating marketing materials
  • Represent department at campus-wide, community-focused career events
  • Update and maintain graduate student application database using Microsoft Excel
  • Disseminate student application packets to appropriate campus departments
01/2013 to 08/2013 BSW Student Intern & Summer Case Manager 19th District Office Of The Public Defender | City, STATE,
  • 35 hrs/week) Supervisor: Harriet Williams XXX-648-5538
  • Receive attorney initiated referrals for clients with substance related charges
  • Assess client needs for substance abuse treatment
  • Navigate district legal system for treatment planning purposes
  • Broker treatment and other needs-related resources through local community agencies
  • Monitor and report progress to relevant team members
  • Provide client support in navigating involved systems
  • Maintain client confidentiality and treatment records consistent with Federal and State regulations regarding right to privacy
  • Field Achievement: Initiative for Crime Abatement Research and Evaluation (iCARE). $439,213. Proposal for evidence-based research on recidivism rates for repeat substance abuse offenders as compared to those receiving aftercare rehabilitation. Joint proposal with TN 19th District Office of the Public Defender. Co-Author. USDOJ-NIJ CFDA: 16.560.
Education and Training
Expected in Master of Social Work | Social Work Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN GPA:
Austin Peay State University - Clarksville, TN Master of Social Work, with Honors - August 2014 Advanced Standing
Expected in Certificate of Appreciation | , , GPA:
Army Community Services - Certificate of Appreciation August 2012
Expected in Bachelor of Social Work | Social Work Co-authored National Institute of Justice Grant Proposal, , GPA:
Bachelor of Social Work, Cum Laude - May 2013 Social Work Club - Community Relations Officer Phi Alpha Honor Society - Regular member Achievements/Certificates
Military Experience
08/2012 to Army | , Army Community Services - Community Service Award August 2012 Army Community Services - Certificate of Appreciation August 2012
Achievements/Certificates Army Community Services - Certificate of Appreciation
Professional Affiliations
US Dept of Commerce Census Bureau - Clarksville, TN
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  • Austin Peay State University
  • Co-authored National Institute of Justice Grant Proposal

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  • Mental Health Tech - Pediatric Mental Health
  • Seasonal Crew Leader Assistant
  • Parent Aid/Family Case Manager
  • School-based MSW Intern/Case Manager/Therapist
  • Educational Aide (Intermittent)
  • Social Work Department Graduate Assistant
  • BSW Student Intern & Summer Case Manager


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  • Certificate of Appreciation
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