practicum student resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Mental health professional and educator emphasizing client advocacy and strengths-based care and education. Excels at developing innovative and comprehensive treatment plans and IEP that leverage patients’ existing support networks.
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Computer-savvy


  • Case management
  • Decisive
  • Kind and empathetic educator
  • Adept at working with special needs children 


Work History
Practicum Student, 05/2013 to 02/2014
Community Action Partnership Of San Luis Obispo CountyFillmore, CA,
  • Performed intake assessments, alcohol and drug evaluation utilizing clinical interview, SASSI, and NDP (scoring and interpretation).
  • Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social, and behavioral problems using play therapy techniques, life skills, anger management training, Thinking for Change and Living in Balance
  • Obtained the necessary signatures on "Release of Information" forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Drafted monthly summary to review each client’s level of participation for probationary clients.
  • Consulted with clients when developing short and long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
Teacher, 07/2007 to 06/2012
Town Pump, Inc.Fort Sherman Historical, MT,
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests with and without IEPs.
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
  • Pursued professional developments continually to maintain certificate.
  • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS, STAAR testing, and weekly assessments.
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
Family Service Specialist/Community Program Spec, 03/2005 to 06/2007
Childcare GroupCity, STATE,
  • Determined program eligibility, maintained and completed all eligibility records.
  • Interfaced with other referral sources and educated parents about program guidelines.
  • Acted as a liaison for CCG at educational fairs, conferences, parent seminars or orientations.
Child Development Associate, 06/2004 to 03/2005
Callier Child Development CenterCity, STATE,
  • Developed and delivered trainings to other associates with updated material and planning.
  • Planned and implemented individualized learning experiences for toddlers.
  • Documented observations of individual child development and age appropriate activities.
  • Participated in mainstreaming activities with special populations (hearing impaired, developmentally delayed, and etc.) as designated.
Master of Science: Professional Counseling, Expected in April 2014
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
  • 3.4 GPA
  • Coursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Substance Abuse, and Child Development
Bachelor of Science: Human Development and Family Studies, Expected in May 2004
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX


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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Texas Tech University

Job Titles Held:

  • Practicum Student
  • Teacher
  • Family Service Specialist/Community Program Spec
  • Child Development Associate


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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