school counselor resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Certified School Counselor & License Professional Counselor (LPC) PROFILE Counseling professional offering over nine years of experience providing counseling support to diversified individuals including students, parents, and teachers mostly in a school setting. Dedicated, resourceful, and goal driven professional. Enthusiastic team player with superior communication skills seeking an opportunity to enhance counseling skills in a professional institution. Strengths include: Counseling school counseling; grief Counseling; Separation Anxiety: “Helping Children Feel Safe and Secure Records Management Responsible for preparing reports to CPS, Maintain and evaluate school counseling data. Knowledge of computerized information systems Client Evaluations Evaluate clients’ abilities, interests, and personality characteristics during group and individual counseling and interviews

  • Computer Skills: Proficient with all
  • Microsoft programs, spreadsheets, and various other data/information retrieval systems or methods.
  • Crisis intervention
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Cultural competency
  • Community resource intelligence
  • Conflict mediation
  • Crisis intervention strategies
  • Behavior modification
  • Suicide prevention
  • Therapy and counseling
  • Listening actively
  • School counseling
  • ASCA National Model Principles
  • Confidential services
  • 504 Plans
  • Compassionate
08/2014 to Current School Counselor Chatham County Schools | Pittsboro, NC,
  • Conduct weekly individual , and group sessions with children/adolescence using a variety of counseling strategies
  • Advise and assist numerous students in short-term crisis situations such as bullying, friendship issues, conflict resolution, and classroom behavior issues
  • Serve in multiple extra-curricular leadership roles, including the girls and boys clubs and student council
  • Serve as testing coordinator for district and state tests
  • Conduct informational meetings and training sessions for staff and parents
  • Maintain a case load of approximately 20-30 weekly clients
  • Establishes relationships with local resources for student and family referrals
  • Consulted with families and staff to discuss strategies necessary for improved student social and academic performance.
  • Counseled students regarding variety of social, educational and interpersonal issues.
  • Worked collectively with education professionals to deliver in-school counseling support for identified students.
  • Identified at-risk students to provide support for successful academic experience and personal growth.
  • Assessed students and proposed behavior management plans to alleviate academic and social problems.
02/2018 to 03/2020 Certified Licensed Professional Counselor Catholic Community Services Of | Aberdeen, WA,
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to guide clients in areas of social and emotional needs.
  • Helped clients find solutions by teaching appropriate intervention techniques.
  • Documented patient progress through counseling and interaction.
03/2018 to 10/2019 Program Therapist Community Teamwork | Lowell, MA,
  • Utilized emerging Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Narrative Therapy as treatment approaches.
  • Maintained progress notes and documentation for patient health records.
  • Delivered appropriate therapy based on diagnosis and individual needs.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments for each patient.
  • Managed caseload of multiple sessions weekly using various types of therapies and approaches.
  • Conducted mental health counseling using evidence-based practice and clinical models.
  • Revised treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress.
  • Led group therapy for students with focus on self-advocacy and empowerment.
11/2015 to 02/2018 License Professional Counselor Intern Zenn Imago | City, STATE,
  • Documented meetings, interventions and contacts with clients to optimize care.
  • Helped clients find solutions by teaching appropriate intervention techniques.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to guide clients in areas of social and emotional needs.
  • Documented patient progress through counseling and interaction.
12/2003 to 12/2013 Teacher Alief Independent School District | City, STATE,
  • 2nd and 3rd grade
  • Manage self- contained classroom with high expectations
  • Provide constant feedback and reteaching to all students, supervisors, and parents
  • Implement training course provided by district for academically at-risk students
  • Initiate student based in-class behavior plan
  • Assist school counselor with counseling duties
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2012 to to Master of Arts | School Counseling University of Houston-Victoria, Victoria, TX, GPA:
Expected in 01/2003 to to EC-4 Texas Teaching Certification | University of Houston, Houston, TX GPA:
Expected in 01/2002 to to B.A. | Science University of Houston, Houston, TX GPA:
Expected in 08/2000 to to Associate of Arts | Arts Houston Community College, Houston, TX, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Houston-Victoria
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston
  • Houston Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • School Counselor
  • Certified Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Program Therapist
  • License Professional Counselor Intern
  • Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • EC-4 Texas Teaching Certification
  • B.A.
  • Associate of Arts

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