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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Compassionate, solutions-oriented school based therapist, dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative treatment plans for children and their families.
Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
Career Chronology
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Education and Training
Master of Arts: Counseling and Human Development, Expected in 1994
Walsh University - ,
GPA:
Counseling and Human Development
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 1992
Mount Union College - Alliance, Ohio
GPA:
Psychology
Experience
School Based Therapist, 10/2010 to Current
Burrell Behavioral HealthSedalia, MO,
  • Observes and monitors client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Facilitates a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
  • Conducts therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Develops and implements treatment plans and modifies when needed.
  • Trained in co-occurring disorders.
  • Connects clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Displays sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
  • Provides individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 5 to 13.
  • Maintains a caseload of more than 40 children in a public school.
  • Aids parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
  • Leads summer day treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues.
  • Develops goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Keeps abreast of new and developing information in the mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
  • Consults with trained, highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Conducts one-on-one counseling sessions.
  • Counsels students with mental health disorders such as ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.
  • Counsels clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Meets with clients in their homes to promote continuity of care.
  • Obtains the necessary signatures on "Release of Information" forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Educates clients and their families about client rights and responsibilities.
  • Consults with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team leader.
  • Provides anger management, social skill development and mental health awareness programs.
  • Encourages clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
  • Notifies supervisor in cases involving potential domestic abuse and other family problems affecting clients' development.
Womens' Residential Therapist, 11/2000 to 09/2001
New York LifeSan Francisco, CA,
  • Conducted one-on-one counseling sessions.
  • Led a women's counseling group to discuss relationship issues.
  • Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients.
  • Consulted with clients when developing long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Obtained the necessary signatures on "Release of Information" forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Educated clients and their families about client rights and responsibilities.
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team leader.
  • Served as part of an on-call emergency response team for crisis intervention within the facility.
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
Director, 09/1994 to 10/2000
American Red CrossCity, STATE,
  • Led group therapy sessions each week.
  • Collected and analyzed data on individual clients using records, tests, interviews and professional sources.
  • Conducted one-on-one counseling sessions weekly.
  • Led a women's counseling group to discuss topics such as sexual abuse and relationship issues.
  • Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients.
  • Developed and distributed relevant and comprehensive written materials on sexual abuse and rape.
  • Consulted with clients when developing long term treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Presented in the community to increase awareness of sexual abuse.
  • Obtained the necessary signatures on "Release of Information" forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Educated clients and their families about client rights and responsibilities.
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team leader.
  • Collaborated with other agencies to increase awareness about sexual abuse and victims' rights.
  • Followed up with program participants after program completion to track progress.
  • Organized outreach events with local, city and state agencies to increase awareness of mental health services and referral options.
  • Served as part of an on-call emergency response team for crisis intervention within the facility.
  • Managed and restrained violent, potentially violent and suicidal clients.
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships.
  • Notified supervisor in cases involving potential domestic abuse and other family problems affecting clients' development.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
  • Kept abreast of new and developing information in the mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
Skills
Strong interpersonal skills, interpersonal skills, conferences, Counselor, counseling, crisis intervention, client, clients, discharge planning, family therapy, First Aid, forms, functional, team leader, materials, mental health, monitors, progress, Public speaking, supervisor, Team player, therapy, time management, treatment plan, treatment plans, workshops, written

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  • Walsh University
  • Mount Union College

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