psychology and sociology tutor resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Educator, Coach Counselor, Case Manager, and Social Worker with a solid background in helping multi-racial and multicultural students and clients overcome barriers to academic success and mental health. Focused on finding traditional and creative ways to support culturally diverse students and clients in achieving success through assessing needs, skills, strengths, and barriers. Served as a mentor and advocate to ensure each person had the guidance and resources needed to reach their goals. Facilitated the exploration of issues, developing individualized plans and essential skills. Seeks every opportunity to build trust and deep connections. Successful presenter and educator. Enthusiastic Psychology Instructor working to help students grow and maintain goal-oriented study habits for consistent academic success. Equally skilled at one-on-one and group lessons using adaptable teaching and strategies for different types of learners. Accustomed to in-person and online instruction for flexibility and multimedia integration to maximize lesson engagement.

  • Academic counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling and Coaching
  • Higher education practices knowledge
  • Student and Client Assessments
  • Academic and Medical Records Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Higher Education Practices and Knowledge
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individual and group instruction
  • Course planning and organization
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Case Management Proficiency
  • Engaging Public Speaker
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Self-Motivated profession
  • Adept in using productivity software
  • Experienced in using spreadsheet and data base management
Work History
08/2015 to 03/2019 ADHD Coach and Tutor Trocaire College | Buffalo, NY,
  • Helped students to understand their ADHD diagnoses and develop creative coping skills.
  • Administered feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and build confidence.
  • Developed student-specific tutoring plans in concert with teachers, parents, and administrators.
  • Evaluated student progress and developed plan of action for achievement.
  • Responded to after-hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Managed schedule of 20 weekly appointments helping students with homework, test prep, and advanced placement examinations.
  • Offered complete instructional support for students unable to attend regular classes.
  • Planned lessons for allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, and identify skill development.
  • Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Offered guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
08/2004 to 01/2010 Psychology and Sociology Instructor Keiser University | Boca Raton, FL,
  • Prepared and delivered lectures to undergraduate students on topics such as Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology, Cognition Theories & Processes, Motivation & Emotion Theories ,Developmental Psychology Theories & Stages, Personality in Psychology, Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment.
  • Prepared and delivered Sociology lectures to undergraduate students on topics such Stratification Inequality Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Aging, Urbanization, & the Environment, Social Movements and Social Change.
  • Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Delivered range of instructional programs and course curricula for more than 300 students each year.
  • Monitored course progression by marking and assessing projects, examinations, homework and coursework with fair and equitable grades.
  • Enhanced student education by implementing new concepts, instructional strategies and educational ideas into classroom environments.
  • Maintained regular scheduled office hours to advise and assist struggling students.
  • Developed, maintained and taught two online courses each semester.
  • Kept teaching designs and methods in compliance with educational standards and regulations to provide optimal support to students.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
04/2005 to 01/2010 Case Manager Highline Community College | City, STATE,
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, to a multiracial diverse community.
  • connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Conducted assessments to determine individual needs and developed personalized care plan to address stated objectives.
  • Increased referral rates by providing excellent service and building meaningful relationships with patients and caregivers.
  • Created and manage ongoing care plans for clients.
  • Recorded patient progress and treatment recommendations to be shared with medical providers, psychiatric consultants and other treating providers.
  • Identified risk and resiliency factors within individuals
  • Verified successful coordination of counseling efforts with mental health professionals, doctors, social workers and other stakeholders.
  • Educated patients about common mental health and substance abuse disorders to facilitate understanding of treatment options.
  • Managed over 50 patients while monitoring and evaluating care plans.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
03/2002 to 06/2005 Social Worker Company Name | City, State,
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve the quality of life for low-income racial diverse residents.
  • Developed Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan to identify cause of problem behavior, formulate strategies to address behavior, and teach new behavioral skills.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Encouraged socialization and engagement through therapy, music therapy, and social activities.
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies, and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Conducted community workshops to promote different programs and educate public on available services.
  • Developed and implemented variety of innovative policies and strategies to promote client self-sufficiency.
03/2022 to 06/2022 Mental Health Coach and Counselor Company Name | City, State,
  • Directed strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Used advanced counseling skills and evidence-based practices to establish goals oriented treatment plans for low-income and underserved communities.
  • Conducted evaluations to help patients develop measurable treatment goals.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Documented treatment and progress in client health records.
  • Managed caseload of 90 patients.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients.
  • Guided clients in developing skills and strategies for dealing with problems.
  • Acted as client advocate to coordinate required services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Offered guidance and advice to help cultivate self-esteem and community involvement.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services connecting clients to appropriate resources.
Expected in 06/2000 Master of Arts | Psychology Antioch University, Seattle, WA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 Bachelor of Arts | Social Psychology University Nevada , Reno, NV, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Antioch University
  • University Nevada

Job Titles Held:

  • ADHD Coach and Tutor
  • Psychology and Sociology Instructor
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Coach and Counselor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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