school based therapist resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

A dedicated Licensed Master social worker with over ten years of comprehensive experience in interpersonal communication, counseling, and implementing innovative mentoring strategies. Accomplished advocate and proactive leader in developing and integrating patient-centered treatment planning with expressive arts services and resources for at-risk, low income, and underserved populations.

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Expressive Art Integration Therapy
  • Program Development
  • Case Management
  • Treatment Planning
  • Team Leadership
  • Group Facilitation
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Skills
Work History
07/2022 to Current
School-Based Therapist Health Connect America , , Phoenix, AZ
  • Provided therapy and clinical case management for large caseload of students and their families.
  • Developed and maintained intakes, assessments, and treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with school administrators, social worker, and teaching personnel to meet needs of individual clients and school programs.
  • Coordinated community resources alongside clinical staff and other human service professionals.
  • Lead psychosocial education groups and implemented other effective prevention programs that reduce risk factors for students.
  • Functioned and organized work independently, at remote school site.
08/2021 to 07/2022
Program Director Ntt Data Corporation , , Phoenix, Arizona
  • Provided ongoing direction and leadership for program operations
  • Developed and created programs within the organization and monitored their effectiveness against individual participant needs
  • Partnered with staff physicians, social workers, activity therapists, and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Scheduled and supervised staff meetings to discuss new ideas and update participants on program details and milestones.
  • Organized and facilitated IOP support groups
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments
  • Developed and implemented departmental goals, plans and standards consistent with administrative, legal, and ethical requirements of organization
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocate for client needs and resolve roadblocks
  • Collaborated with external agencies to meet transitional needs of clients
  • Accomplished 70% success rate in helping clients maintain sobriety and successfully graduate program course.
09/2017 to 05/2018
At-Risk Youth Counselor/Advocate Chrysalis Boarding School , , Queens, NY
  • Worked within Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) and Educational Vocational Program (E.V.E)
  • Conducted Bio-psychosocial and intake assessments and provided case management services to at-risk, out of school youth ages 14-24
  • Conducted successful workshops on work readiness, career development, life skills, and student enrichment
  • Developed and executed individualized treatment plans, and focused on improving program participants' academic progress, coping skills, and approach to learning; regularly assessed progress to determine next steps and modify treatment plans accordingly
  • Participated in meetings with multidisciplinary team to address program participants' progress, provide program updates, discuss internal organizational concerns and propose continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Functioned as liaison between external agencies and program participants to facilitate referrals to community resources such as job placements, debt counseling, legal aid, housing issues, medical treatment, and financial assistance
  • Developed and, utilized expressive arts as an effective therapeutic tool working with at-risk youth population
  • Improved test scores for >75% participants.
09/2016 to 06/2017
Youth Counselor Forestdale Inc , , Forest Hills, NY
  • Developed individualized treatment plans and provided case management serviced for school aged youth in foster care, ages14-24
  • Played an essential role in teaching, supporting, and driving youth learning and development through utilization of structured approaches, such as skill-building, group workshops and the use of expressive arts as an essential coping tool
  • Planned, organized, facilitated, and chaperoned national college tours, cultural excursions, holiday celebrations, and graduation ceremonies; contributed to event planning aspects such as resource planning and project management
  • Collaborated with case managers and community partners to ensure effective treatment and case collaboration
  • Developed and led The "Photo-Club", an integrative expressive arts program geared toward teaching, Team building, cooperation, and expressive arts as a therapeutic approach
  • Increased student attendance by 75%
Expected in 06/2018 to to
Master of Social Work:
Touro College - New York, NY
Expected in 06/2001 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Film Production
Brooklyn College of The City University of New York - Brooklyn, NY
  • Introduced, established, and facilitated a Photo Club at Central Queens Y and Forestdale- a therapeutic interventional tool aimed at integrating expressive art with teamwork, social/technical skill learning and self-expression; allowing students to experience a marked boost in self-esteem, increased student attendance and improved overall test scores of our participants across the board with a marked boost in self esteem.
  • Accomplished professional photographer in New York City acquiring contracts with The New York Times, Elle Magazine, Today's Black Woman, Scholastic Inc., Cardiovascular Research Foundation (C.R.F), and numerous other commercial and private clients.
  • LMSW, Licensed Master Social Worker | Arizona & New York State -June 2019
  • CPR & AED for adults, Children and Infants, | SBH Services. -July 2022
  • CALOCUS basic training certificate | LOCUS Online -August 2022
  • Understanding the Unique Behavioral Health Needs of Children and Families Involved with Department of Child Safety & Unique Needs | AzAHP -August 2022
French Creole:
Native or Bilingual

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Touro College
  • Brooklyn College of The City University of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • School-Based Therapist
  • Program Director
  • At-Risk Youth Counselor/Advocate
  • Youth Counselor


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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