psychiatric social worker resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Psychiatric Social Worker with over 10 years of clinical experience interfacing with community liaisons, facilitating individual and group sessions and monitoring conditions of clients to coordinate care. Knowledgeable in mental health assessments, cognitive behavior therapy, and psychodynamics. Implements holistic approach such as mindfulness and meditation in private therapy practice with patients and clients.

  • Trustworthy & Empathetic
  • Coaching and Development
  • Community Resource Referral
  • Rehabilitation Planning
  • Family Member Counseling
  • Biopsychosocial Assessments
  • Well-versed in Self-care
  • Community Health Services
12/2015 to Current
Psychiatric Social Worker Dignity Health Little Rock, AR,
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments for children and youth under voluntary and court supervision of Department and Children Family Services.
  • Interview patients, family members, and friends, to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, and personality traits that may have a bearing on the patients/client's medical, mental health, and physical wellbeing.
  • Referred patients to various public and private health, mental health or other agencies such as Department of Public Social Services, Legal Aid, Department of Adoptions, Health Department, Free Clinics, Planned Parenthood organizations, and other Family Services.
  • Engages with multi-disciplinary team of people who review patients/client cases to determine their level of care during the admission process and treatment approach for stabilization upon discharge
07/2015 to 12/2015
Psychiatric Social Worker/Adult Inpatient Dignity Health Madisonville, TX,
  • Participated in medical rounds with health, clinical, or mental health care team, provided placement for patients suffering from mental or emotional disorders in board and care homes, residential facilities, private, county and VA hospital, and rehabilitation facilities.
  • Conducted bio-psychosocial assessments, assisted in e initial interview of new patients in hospital setting, refer patients to out-patient clinics in there service area for after-care treatment, and set up phone interviews for patients with Social Security.
  • Administered benefits before client's discharge, referred patients to full service partnership program (FSP), and provided transportation to other hospitals, home, or shelters upon discharge.
  • Met with families to provide conducive resources such as out-patient care and provided case-management counseling to patient while hospitalized.
07/2013 to 06/2015
Psychiatric Social Worker Kedren Community Mental Health Center City, STATE,
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve residents' quality of life under the African American Integrated Services Program.
  • Provided individual and group psychotherapy to the adult population who suffered from PTSD, substance abuse, depression, bipolar disorder, and other complex medical conditions, as well as social stressors that prevent clients from functioning day-to-day tasks
  • Met with a multidisciplinary team weekly regarding client's treatment and medication plan, while maintaining organization with documentation, progress notes and client care coordination plan.
  • Facilitated family therapy sessions between children, caregivers and siblings to remediate conflict and build healthy relationships.
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Master of Science: Social Work
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA,
Expected in 12/2004 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
California State University - San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA

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School Attended

  • University of Southern California
  • California State University - San Bernardino

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Social Worker/Adult Inpatient
  • Psychiatric Social Worker


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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