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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Adept School Counselor/School Psychologist with 21 years of experience counseling students on mental health, academics and interpersonal conflicts as well as promoting academic, career, and social development programs. Attentive in identifying early warning signs of harmful behavior in students to provide preventive counseling. Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Builds and maintains strong relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members. Ability to work under high pressure situations.

Skills
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Mediation and crisis intervention
  • Collaboration with community organizations and businesses
  • Software Proficiency: Xello, EduClimber FastBridge -SAEBERS, AIMSWEB
  • Expertise in Special Education Evaluations: IEP's and 504 plans
  • Individual and group counseling
Work History
01/2016 to Current
School Counselor Brenham Indipendent School District , ,
  • Responsible for school counseling services at middle school level (classroom guidance, individual and group counseling, coordination and planning of career oriented field trips, assist with student schedules, behavior data analysis).
  • Participation in building CARE team and grade-level meetings as well as district Pupil Services meetings.
  • Provide crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust, and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Provide Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training for district staff who directly intervene in crisis situations, teaching staff de-escalation techniques as well as restrictive and nonrestrictive interventions.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with local after school and community youth programs (Boys and Girls Club, Christine Ann Center, Center for Grieving Children, Women's Fund of Oshkosh, and Oshkosh Kiwanis Club).
  • Developed school wide activities to raise money for Oshkosh Boys and Girls Club - Thanksgiving Meals for Club families and Acts of Kindness Winter Challenge.
  • School Coordinator of Rise Up Counseling Program with Catalpa Health
  • School Coordinator for 8th grade Wellness Screening with Samaritan Counseling
  • Training in following areas: Equity, Love and Logic, Ross Greene, Conscious Discipline, Mental Health First Aid
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS) Coach and Check In and Check Out Coach
  • Girls Go Forward Head Coach
  • Club Advisor for Gay-Straight-Alliance (GSA), Power of Positive Students (POPS), and Coordinator of School Wide Dances
08/2005 to 12/2015
School Psychologist Catapult Learning , ,
  • Responsible for school psychology services which included administering assessments to evaluate educational, emotional, and behavioral needs of students.
  • Compiled and interpreted students' test results along with information from teachers and parents to determine eligibility for special education services.
  • Collaborated with educators, school administrators and external professionals in development of academic, social or emotional interventions, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 plans.
  • Provided individual and group counseling (Girls Circle, Student Assistance Programs - SAP).
  • Participated on Building Consultation Teams, Continuous Site Improvement Teams, District Crisis Response Team and Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS) Teams as Tier 1 and Tier 2 Coach at building and district level.
  • School Coordinator of United Way - Path Counseling Program
  • Girls on the Run/Track Head Coach
  • Additional training: Aggression Replacement Training, Freshman Focus, AIMSWEB, and Educlimber
08/2003 to 08/2005
School Psychologist Catapult Learning , ,
  • Responsible for school psychology services which included specialization in area of Autism.
  • Assisted in development of district Autism program (pre-K through 8th grade).
  • Collaborated with Autism teachers and paraprofessionals on daily basis to support, problem solve and to develop strategies and interventions working with students with Autism.
  • Participated on building CARE teams and district Pupil Services team.
  • Provided individual and group counseling.
  • Provided Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training for district staff who directly intervene in crisis situations, teaching staff de-escalation techniques as well as restrictive and nonrestrictive interventions.
08/2002 to 08/2003
Special Education Coordinator/School Psychologist CESA 7/ New Holstein School District , ,
  • Collaborated with teachers to conduct behavioral and academic assessments and implement intervention plans for students.
  • Participated on Building Consultation Teams at all grade levels.
  • Compiled and interpreted students' test results along with information from teachers and parents to assess and determine eligibility for special education services.
  • Facilitated IEP meetings by using family-centered, strength-based approach.
  • Reviewed IEP paperwork upon completion of special education evaluations.
  • Supported general education, special education teachers and administrators in implementing strategies to meet needs of students with IEPs.
  • Conducted group and individual counseling sessions.
Education
Expected in 05/2015 to to
Master of Science: School Counseling PK-12
Concordia University of Wisconsin - Mequon, WI,
GPA:

School Counselor Licensure Endorsement: May 2015

  • Dean's List (2014-2015)
Expected in 08/2001 to to
Master of Science: School Psychology
University of Wisconsin - Stout - Menomonie, WI
GPA:
  • Dean's List (2000-2002)
Expected in 12/2000 to to
Bachelor of Science Degree: Psychology
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - Oshkosh, WI
GPA:
  • Member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority
  • Member of Psi Chi - National Honor Society for Psychology Majors
  • Order of Omega - National Honor Society for Greek Members
Expected in 06/1994 to to
High School Diploma:
Appleton West High School - Appleton,
GPA:
  • National Forensic League 1993-1994
Affiliations

Wisconsin School Counselor Leadership Academy Cohort 6 (2023-2024)

Wisconsin School Counselor Association (2016 - Present)

Wisconsin School Psychologist Association (2000 - 2015)



Certifications

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor with Trauma Blended Certification

Question-Persuade-Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Instructor

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School Attended

  • Concordia University of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin - Stout
  • University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
  • Appleton West High School

Job Titles Held:

  • School Counselor
  • School Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Special Education Coordinator/School Psychologist

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • High School Diploma

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