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Jessica Claire
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Summary
  • Highly motivated educator with years of general and special education related experiences to help delivers all encompassing support to students through diligent professional networking with staff, parents, and the community.
  • Goal oriented about helping teachers with instructional and support strategies to students to be better learners in meeting their educational needs.
  • Driven to assist students with building coping skills to handle social and academic situations as they become independent life learners.
Skills
  • Knowledge and experience in Special Education and IEP laws and compliance
  • Educational, social, emotional, and behavioral assessments and skills development
  • School based individual and group counseling
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Computer skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Work well independently or collaboratively
  • Effective in oral and written communication
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Work ethnic and critical thinking
  • Friendly and positive attitude
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
Experience
08/2001 to Current
School Psychologist Bristol Public Schools Bristol, CT,

BASIC FUNCTION:

Provide a range of services to students, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel, families, community, and regional agencies which support the educational process. The intent of these services is to facilitate learning through psycho-educational evaluation, consultation services, behavior support services, counseling services, and promotion of mental health and wellness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations (e.g. cognitive abilities, adaptive skills and development, social/emotional development, mental health status, learning environments, aptitude for learning, and psychological processing) to determine all areas of eligibility for Special Education Services.
  • Effectively communicate results of evaluation and promote understanding of the student’s functioning to provide recommendations for classroom placement, programs, services, goals, accommodations and modifications.
  • Serve as a resource to teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, other professionals, and parents through a consultation service model and serve as a member of interdisciplinary teams to address the needs of at-risk students.
  • Enhance the professional growth of teachers, staff, and parents through in-service sessions, consultation, and sharing of materials to promote greater understanding of Special Education services, disabilities, the role of School Psychologists, and other topics as needed.
  • Counsels students on an individual basis (e.g. academics, social/emotional development, general vocational goals, problems related to learning and school adjustment, etc.).
  • Participate with school and district teams to provide crisis management and counseling intervention.
  • Collaborate with school staff and community agencies to provide services directed at improving psychological and physical health.
  • Assist parents and students in accessing services through various community organizations.
  • Share and demonstrate knowledge of behavioral intervention, positive discipline techniques, and effective practices with parents and school personnel.
  • Expand professional skills, staying abreast of current educational issues and trends through professional development.
08/2000 to 05/2001
Substitute Teacher Jccs Of North America Cherry Hill, NJ,

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities and student profile to primary teacher.
  • Adhered to school daily attendance reporting and compliance.
08/2018 to 06/2019
Social Service Student Intern Yolo County Department Of Social Services City, STATE,

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Help assisted in the processing and verification of applicants for in-home support child care licensing.
  • Worked closely with supervisor to monitor licensed in-home child care homes are up to codes and regulations.
  • Communicate efficiently with licensed in-home child care providers as needed for support and maintaining license mandates.
08/2017 to 06/2018
Social Services Student Intern Yolo County Department Of Social Services City, STATE,

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Worked closely with social workers to case manage and provide welfare checks for adults within the Adult Protective Services department.
  • Provided on site and over the phone individual and family service intake for the county's social services support.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, individuals, family, and outside agencies regarding the social, emotional and financial welfare needs of the client and/or their families.
  • Confidential record keeping of client contacts, purpose, and home visits.
08/2016 to 06/2018
Crisis Line Volunteer Yolo County Suicide Prevention Hotline City, STATE,

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Collected relevant information from callers to determine support needs and evaluate risk of harm.
  • Offered callers peer counseling services and referrals to community-based support.
  • Triaged crisis line callers with established screening and assessment techniques.
  • Notified law enforcement of threats to self-harm or harm others to help coordinate appropriate responses.
  • Updated accurate and timely log sheets of daily callers to show per-call and overall shift activities.
  • Handled crisis situations with exceptional tact, enacting best possible interventions for service and support.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003
Bachelor of Science: Counseling With Emphasis On School Psychology
California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA,
GPA:
Expected in 05/1999
Bachelor of Arts: Major Sociology, Minors in Psychology/AA Studies
University of California - Davis - Davis, CA
GPA:
Languages
Speak Hmong:
Professional
Negotiated:
Activities and Interests
  • Current member, past president, past secretary/treasure - Delta Area Association of School Psychologist
  • Member - California Association of School Psychologists
  • Member - National Association of School Psychologists
  • Professional training and development in Mindfulness practices

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School Attended

  • California State University, Sacramento
  • University of California - Davis

Job Titles Held:

  • School Psychologist
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Social Service Student Intern
  • Social Services Student Intern
  • Crisis Line Volunteer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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