Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Professional Substance Abuse Counselor with a Navy Alcohol & Drug Counselor Certification and passion for serving all people whom may be struggling with mental health and addiction concerns. Dedicated to supporting patients in understanding emotional issues beneath substance abuse. Provide expertise treatment team management and counselor supervision by applying knowledge and experience gained from over ten years working in the addictions field. Provide counselor training and guidance while maintaining quality client care as an Addictions Therapist.

  • Client evaluation
  • Crisis management
  • Defining treatment objectives
  • Individual therapy
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
  • Work ethic
  • Team building
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexible
09/2019 to Current
Psychiatric Inpatient Addiction Specialist Naval Medicine Readiness And Training Command City, STATE,
  • Provides addiction services to critical patients experiencing life threatening psychiatric conditions and withdrawal symptoms requiring hospital admission to over 400 patients. Considered as residential expert in accurate diagnoses of addiction as a primary brain illness, prescribe appropriate treatment for patients, and perform and train others in screening, intervention, and referral to treatment. A capacity for treating patients and families with empathy and motivating them to seek the right help. Knowledge and experience to address medical while understanding of other disciplines in the field and current drug testing technologies.
  • Reorganized referral process and workflow drastically reducing time between screenings thus increasing patient census capability by 75 percent.
  • Maintained clinical documentation for each case with detailed and timely updates.
  • Delivered expert therapeutic support to patients dealing with substance abuse, addiction and mental health issues.
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
10/2018 to 09/2019
  • Provided established methods, principles, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of mental health and substance abuse disorders for 135 United States and Coalition Armed Forces commands.
  • Managed staff of 12 mental health clinicians, delivering consistent coaching and mentoring to improve job efficiency resulting in management of 3,582 patient encounters across Mental Health department, while sustaining a 98 percent patient satisfaction rate and 93 percent return to full duty rate.
  • Implemented THE FIRST MOBILE SUBSTANCE ABUSE SCREENING TEAM, creating a one-stop shop to facilitate remote screenings for visiting warships in obtaining adequate treatment plans to initiate treatment once returning from deployment. Without this coordination, it would take the sailor approximately six months to schedule appointments and receive appropriate care. This culminated in decreasing time to treatment by six months allowing visiting ships to maintain operational effectiveness.
  • Only certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II in 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. Facilitated 96 hours of group therapy for 45 service members, led seven Level 0.5 courses to 51 military members, conducted 12 bio-psychosocial workshops in support of 120 personnel, and performed 82 case management referrals. Provided 82 substance use screenings and completed 42 continuing care integrated intake assessments for an accumulated 1,614 patient contact hours resulting in 141 Service Members returning fully fit for duty.
  • Revamped all Standardized Operating Procedures, streamlining documentation, scheduling, tracking of patient outcomes, and referral procedures. This ultimately resulted in established treatment plans and treatment recommendations to be provided the same day of screening; something that would normally take seven days to establish.
  • Improved documentation compliance, bringing it up to 100 percent compliance with Joint Commission standards.
09/2015 to 10/2018
NAVY ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR Naval Medical Center San Diego City, STATE,
  • Provided mental health and substance abuse counseling for the United States Armed Forces according to established methods, principles, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of substance abuse disorders. Responsible for management of more than 96 drug and alcohol rehabilitation cases during outpatient, intensive outpatient, and residential care treatment. Delivered treatment services utilizing basic and advanced counseling skills to enhance the therapeutic alliance with patients.
  • SARP PATIENT CARE MANAGEMENT: Conduct psychosocial assessments for individuals and families to establish a primary diagnosis such as alcohol, opioid, cannabis, sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic, cocaine, and other stimulate-related disorders. Develop treatment priorities and recommendations. Work with clients to formulate a mutually acceptable treatment plan and specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound (SMART) goals and objectives. Maintain accurate progress reports and confidential case records consistent with standards of care. Conduct peer reviews of case records.
  • DEMONSTRATE SKILL IN COMMUNICATING COMPLICATED, SENSITIVE and sometimes controversial issues to high-level officials with tact and diplomacy as well as when communicating with referring providers regarding a patient’s status, treatment needs, and prognosis, where appropriate.
    ADMINISTRATION: Maintain accurate patient records and clinical notes in a timely manner. Review and prepare summaries of treatment records, identifying any irregularities, improprieties, and violations of clinical processes and regulations. Conduct detailed research and analysis on various aspects of clinical regulations and patient records, to include case studies, compliance/noncompliance issues, disposition of comments/complaints, improvement recommendations, and future requirements.
  • Provided counseling and education to more than 375 armed forces personnel by conducting more than 150 group and individual therapy sessions, and teaching 25 psycho-educational workshops.
  • Responsible for management of more than 96 drug and alcohol rehabilitation cases during outpatient, intensive outpatient, and residential care treatment.
  • Completed over 85% of 1200 initial psychosocial and clinical assessments for the SARP program
  • Consistently achieved a 95% accuracy rate on patient records and clinical notes.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2020
Associate of Science: Alcohol And Drug Abuse Counseling
National University - La Jolla, CA
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Social Work
Brandman University - Irvine, CA
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (ADC II)
  • Basic Life Saving Skills thru American Red Cross

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