peer educator for the movement ipv prevention resume example with 3 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated professional with experience providing crisis intervention, education, and training with integrity, compassion, and following best practice guidelines. Highly accomplished in direct advocacy services as well as community referrals and collaborations. Competent in maintaining efficient program operations by applying strong document management and resource coordination skills to day-to-day needs. Conscientiously addresses immediate client needs and resolves concerns to promote efficiency and maximize service outreach. Proven relationship-building and planning abilities as well as development of treatment and safety plans. Adept in working with clients from diverse cultural and socio-economic populations dealing with treatment for various presenting issues and experiences, including sexual and non-sexual trauma, abuse, and relationship issues. Strong leadership skills with excellent strengths in direct service, identifying and extenuating risks, and intentionally fostering a safe space environment.

  • Trauma informed care
  • Case management
  • Intimate partner and interpersonal violence (IPV) knowledge
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Active listening and empathy
  • Outreach and engagement
  • Maintaining therapeutic boundaries
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Proper documentation processes
  • Presentations and peer education
  • Computer and social media savvy
  • Exhibiting and encouraging self-advocacy and autonomy
Peer Educator for the Movement- IPV Prevention, 12/2011 to 04/2013
Tower HealthBlandon, PA,
  • Facilitated peer-focused discussions and held workshops that educated groups about rape culture, interpersonal violence, intimate partner violence, awareness, healthy relationships, and cultural competency and sensitivity
  • Assisted in the planning and execution of campus events, such as These Hands Don't Hurt, Post Secret, and Take Back the Night where students voiced their experiences with interpersonal violence, learned about being an ally and advocate, and pledged to be a part of the solution for ending interpersonal violence and driving social change
  • Collaborated with peer mentoring program members to devise new methods to generate, increase, and maintain student engagement and participation
  • Completed a 3-credit semester-long course that focused on Title IX, rape culture, interpersonal violence, body image, consent, legal terms and procedures with regards to rape and sexual assault, stalking, bystander effect and techniques for eliciting change.
  • Maintained thorough notes outlining program operations, student participation, lessons learned, and achieved goals in order to report event successes to program supervisors
Student Volunteer, 09/2011 to 05/2013
North Carolina State University Women's CenterCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with various campus offices and groups, including the LGBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, Legal Services, and Women Empowering Society Together (WEST) to improve services to students, evaluate education and intervention, program effectiveness, and promote a campus-wide climate of respect for all
  • Served in and facilitated various Women's Center events and programs that cultivated awareness for topics including but not limited to domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, stalking, women empowerment, human trafficking, and gender and racial inequalities
  • Built rapport and guided discussion with participants and guests using therapeutic communication techniques such as active listening and summarizing
  • Maintained healthy, supportive relationships with outside resources
  • Provided guest services, including explaining Women's Center services, programs and procedures guests inquired about
  • Referred guests to outside resources specific to their immediate needs with discretion and sensitivity
Graduate Counseling Intern, 04/2018 to 06/2019
LifeCare Counseling & CoachingCity, STATE,
  • Provide direct care and ongoing individual, family and marriage counseling to adults from diverse socio-economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds with mental illness and co-morbid disorders
  • Administer psychological assessments to adequately identify and address the client's needs, while providing psychoeducation and case management
  • Provide consultation, guidance, and assistance to client and family in order to develop and maintain self-identified goals and treatment plan
  • Educate clients and parents on next-step options as well as on outside clinical, educational, and supportive resources in the community to supplement therapy
  • Identify and diagnose mental disorders based upon both the reported and observable characteristics of clients as they relate to the criteria outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, edition 5
  • Execute various therapeutic interventions that can assist in managing presenting issues related to client diagnosis, including mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavioral therapy, family systems theory, and gestalt theory
  • Maintain conscientiousness and an updated knowledge of confidentiality rules and exceptions, ethical guidelines, appropriate suicide risk assessment, and mandated reporting specifications
  • Maintain proper documentation of all sessions and services provided to clients
Patient Care Assistant, 12/2018 to 08/2019
Triangle Springs - Behavioral Health HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Observing and maintaining safe milieu through patient checks, safety monitoring, assessing immediate needs, evaluating and extensively documenting changes in patient condition, and providing close observations as needed
  • Interact and build rapport with patients by encouraging and assisting them to perform activities of daily living, as well as utilizing active listening skills when patients disclose hardships, prompting the use of coping skills and/or crisis intervention as needed
  • Adhere to hospital policies and procedures and execute responsibilities regarding sensitive information in confidence and with discretion
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Marriage and Family Therapy, Expected in 10/2020 to Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA,
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 12/2014 to North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC,

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • North Carolina State University

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  • Peer Educator for the Movement- IPV Prevention
  • Student Volunteer
  • Graduate Counseling Intern
  • Patient Care Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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