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

Team-oriented, Child Welfare, and Clinically Licensed Mental Health Professional with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies. I am also comfortable with working autonomously.

Skill Highlights
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Family therapy
  • ADHD/ADD specialist
  • Womens issues
  • Strong communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clinical documentation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) knowledge
  • Family maintenance
  • Sound judgment
  • Skilled mediator
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Suicide risk assessments
Education and Training
Widener University Chester, PA Expected in 2001 MSW : Social Work - GPA :
Eastern University St. Davids, PA Expected in 1991 BSW : Social Work - GPA :
Accomplishments

Keynote speaker at the Rockford Centers "Postpartum Depression" Seminar in September of 2007.

Professional Experience
Pawnee Mental Health Services - Mental Health Therapist
Junction City, KS, 08/2014 - Current
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
  • Led patients in individual, family, and marital therapy sessions.
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills.
  • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Charted and recorded information in client files.
Pawnee Mental Health Services - Mental Health Therapist
Marysville, KS, 08/2005 - 08/2014
  • Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Charted and recorded information in client files.
  • Provided Counseling for Women and Families that suffer fromPostpartum Depression.
  • Trainings and Workshops as requested, specific to Postpartum Mood Disorders.
Crozer-Keystone Health System - Military OneSource Consultant
Havertown, PA, 08/2003 - 08/2005
  • Telephonic Mental Health Assessment, Referral, and Follow-up
  • Demonstrated mastery of customer service call script within specified timeframes.
  • Provided accurate and appropriate information in response to customer inquiries.
  • Maintained up-to-date records at all times.
  • Developed effective relationships with all call center departments through clear communication.
  • Provided topic specific training to 10 - 15 staff members.
Child Guidance Resource Center - Truancy Prevention Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 08/2003
  • Provided Individual and Family Counseling in an effort to Prevent Truancy
  • Charted and recorded information in client files.
  • Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve clients' behavioral and academic problems.
A.I DuPont Hospital For Children - Hospital Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/1999 - 08/2001
  • Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations.
  • Initiated plans of care based on patient assessments.
  • Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Public Defenders Office Of Delaware - Psycho-Forensic Evaluator
City, STATE, 08/1998 - 08/1999
  • Conducted Client interview to develop a comprehensive Bio-Psychsocial Assessment to be used by the attorney to mitigate charges against the Offender.
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and any other social services agencies to inform development of treatment recommendations.
  • Recommended clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
Tabor Children's Service - Adoption Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 08/1998
  • Provided training for Foster Care and Adoptive Applicants
  • Completed Adoption Homestudy for Prospective Applicants
  • Processed the Complete Adoption from Matching Applicants with Children to Finalization of the Adoption in Court.
Delaware County Children And Youth Services - Intake Social Worker
City, STATE, 08/1994 - 08/1996
  • Investigated Reports of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Completed Child Abuse and Neglect determinations, and either closed the case, or referred the case for on-going services through Delco CYS.
Child Psychiatry Center - Intensive Case Manager
City, STATE, 08/1992 - 08/1992
  • As 1 of the first 2 Casemanagers hired for the Pilot Program of Wraparound Services (BHRS), I attended the County Meetings, and Conducted the Wraparound Meetings in the Schools.
  • Accessed the Mobile Therapists, Behavior Specialist, and Therapeutic Staff Support for families.
  • Assisted in defining and re-defining the above mentioned roles and responsibilities.
Best Nest, Inc. - Recruitment Officer for Children with Special Needs
City, STATE, 08/1991 - 08/1992
  • Conducted Presentations for Churches and Community Organizations, in hopes to increase awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on babies.
  • Fostered partnerships with other community organizations to address the need for Foster Care for special needs children, especially those considered HIV positive.
Skills
Case Manager, Counseling, Meetings, Psychiatry, Recruitment, Therapy, Workshops

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School Attended

  • Widener University
  • Eastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Military OneSource Consultant
  • Truancy Prevention Social Worker
  • Hospital Social Worker
  • Psycho-Forensic Evaluator
  • Adoption Social Worker
  • Intake Social Worker
  • Intensive Case Manager
  • Recruitment Officer for Children with Special Needs

Degrees

  • MSW
  • BSW

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