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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Skilled Research Assistant knowledgeable about Social Cognitive Psychology, Visual Perspective, Mental Imagery, and Help-seeking Behaviors. Experienced in single factor between-participants design. Adept in conducting online questionnaires, literature reviews and data synthesis and analysis. Skilled in creating efficient systems to organize and manage experimental data.

Creative and energetic Early Childhood Education, Child Development Psychology, and Special Education worker devoted to offering diverse activity plans and experiential learning opportunities to enhance individual psychological, social, and educational development. Friendly, supportive and motivated with strong desire to promote student potential. Offering 5 years of experience with passion for building strong rapport with faculty, students and caregivers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Process improvement
  • Problem resolution
  • Project Management
  • Proficient in Data Analysis: R Studio, SPSS, Qualtrics
  • Relationship development
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer relations and communications
Work History
03/2020 to Current
Respite Provider Lutheran Services Marshalltown, IA,
  • Work alongside young adult individual living with Autism.
  • Communicate progress to parents and act as a one-on-one beginning therapist.
  • Teach life skills, tutor in appropriate conversations topics and language, and act as a community integrator to allow full inclusion within community.
  • Assist clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
06/2020 to 08/2020
Special Education Para Professional Friendship Schools Washington, DC,
  • Collaborated with on-site nurses and special educators to develop student health and behavior plans for individuals with developmental and learning differences.
  • Provided student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment that was integral to students' needs.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
10/2016 to 03/2020
Early Childhood Educator Easterseals Sorrento, FL,
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Coordinated schedules of activities, events and field trips.
  • Provided individualized instruction and support to meet personal needs of each child.
  • Enhanced sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition and memory development, by employing both traditional and modern educational strategies and techniques.
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans.
Expected in 03/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Seattle Pacific University - Seattle, WA
  • Graduated with 3.79 GPA; Graduated magna cum laude
  • Majored in Psychology; Minored in Communications
  • Member of University Scholars Honors Program
  • Dean's List: Fall, Winter, and Spring 2016-2020
  • Elected as President for National Alliance for Mental Illness in 2018- 2019
  • Awarded Certificate of Active Learning in 2017
  • Received Joy Fisher Hammersla Social Psychology Scholarship
  • Thesis: Using Mental Imagery to Increase Intentions to Seek Psychological Help
  • Member of Living Well Initiative's Dickinson Fellowship from2018-2019. This multi-disciplinary, competitive fellowship supports students who will work with persons and families impacted by severe and persistent mental health conditions.
Expected in 05/2016 to to
High School Diploma:
Palmer Ridge High School - Monument, CO
  • Graduated with 3.85 GPA Unweighted and 4.00 GPA Weighted

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School Attended

  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Palmer Ridge High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Respite Provider
  • Special Education Para Professional
  • Early Childhood Educator


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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