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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
Talented Social Worker dedicated to providing successful and empathetic care. Seeks to provide effective clinical treatment to individuals and families while simultaneously advancing clinical and professional development.
Skill Highlights
  • Evidence based psychotherapist
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Creative clinical approaches
 
  • Crisis intervention
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Superior communication skills
  • Medical knowledge 
Education and Training
CUNY Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work , Expected in 2012 Masters of Social Work : - GPA :
SUNY New Paltz, Expected in 2004 Bachelors of Science : - GPA :
Professional Experience
Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley - Mental Hygiene Practitioner
Maryville, TN, 04/2013 - Current
  • Engaged patients and cultivated the therapeutic alliance needed to reduce symptoms of mental illness and improve overall health.
  • Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
  • Referenced and used various therapy techniques; including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and mindfulness behavioral therapy.
  • Effectively managed time and caseload based on 30 individual sessions and 1 group session per week.
  • Created concise and thorough documentation including biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and all collateral/integrated care.
  • Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Executed appropriate risk-assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Responded with mobile crisis team and provided onsite evaluations and crisis intervention within Niagara County.
  • Provided clinical status updates to collateral treatment programs and requested information related to patient progress to ensure coordinated integrated care.
Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley - Social Work Intern
Lake City, FL, 08/2011 - 04/2012
  • Treated patients for symptoms of mental illness in outpatient setting. 
  • Conducted in-depth biopsychosocial assessments and created patient centered treatment plans.
  • Participated in rigorous educational and training sessions within the hospital each week.
  • Maintained small case load of 20 patients and co-facilitated two groups.
  • Provided psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapeutic methods to help patients achieve their treatment goals.
  • Actively participated in weekly mental health team meetings with staff psychiatrists and advanced practicing social workers.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work within the V.A. and the diverse Veteran population it serves.
  • Co-facilitated PTSD treatment group for Korean War Veterans.
  • Developed curriculum for PTSD education seminar for Veterans of all ages.
  • Followed protocols to exceed requirements for Joint Commission Accreditation.
Lhc Group - Medical Social Work Trainee
Southaven, MS, 05/2011 - 07/2011
  • Functioned as an inpatient medical social worker throughout multiple hospital wards.
  • Conducted inpatient assessment screenings for safety within the home, ADL/IADL independence, medical/mental health history and available support/caregivers.
  • Quickly developed knowledge of medical diagnosis, procedures and aftercare needs of veteran health issues. 
  • Created discharge plans and referrals for in-home care with follow up treatments and preventive measures to ensure optimum recovery.
  • Provided support and counseling to patients and their families.
  • Met weekly with interdisciplinary teams, rounded with palliative care teams and covered emergency room as needed.
Dominion Senior Living - Social Work Intern
Hixson, TN, 04/2010 - 08/2010
  • Conducted patient intakes, biopsychosocial assessments and designed personal treatment plans specifically for each individual client
  • Utilized evidence based treatment modalities, as well as psychodynamic techniques to help clients achieve their goals
  • Assisted with the implementation of a bio-medical mental health pilot project, successfully creating a cohesive relationship between mental health and medical staff. 
  • Developed learning tools specific to patient population that clarified the link between medical and mental health symptoms. 
Dominion Senior Living - Social Worker Assistant
Sevierville, TN, 05/2008 - 02/2010
  • Worked with young children and teenage patients, ages 5-18 who were at risk for psychiatric hospitalization.
  • Provided crisis intervention services to clients in acute psychiatric distress
  • Developed biopsychosocial assessments, treatment and discharge plans, in collaboration with family and team, including goals that were time sensitive and measurable.
  • Successfully prevented  psychiatric hospitalization within 85% of clients served. 
Ronald McDonald House - Volunteer
City, STATE, 2007 - 02/2008
  • Provided multi-faceted support to residents of RMH.
  • Developed child yoga program that was appropriate for children with or without significant illness.
  • Provided support to parents and siblings of ill children.
  • Engaged children in therapeutic play.
  • Developed strong knowledge of childhood specific cancers and diseases.
  • Arranged and participated in memorializing services for families of deceased children.
Go Girl Go Organization - Volunteer
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 03/2006
  • Led weekly educational workshops for girls ages 11 to 14 participating in the Go Girl Go basketball league.
  • Engaged in interactive discussions related to drug abuse, sexual health and interpersonal relationship issues.
  • Promoted use of healthy decisions and safety.
Technical Skills and Qualifications
concurrent documentation, home care, palliative care, Joint Commission protocol, certified in CAMS Suicide specific framework, risk assessment, computerized charting, MS Office, eClinical Works, VistA eHealth, Accumed, QuicDoc, thrives in team settings. 

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School Attended

  • CUNY Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work
  • SUNY

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Hygiene Practitioner
  • Social Work Intern
  • Medical Social Work Trainee
  • Social Work Intern
  • Social Worker Assistant
  • Volunteer
  • Volunteer

Degrees

  • Masters of Social Work
  • Bachelors of Science

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