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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Resourceful Career Counselor focused on building successful education paths in support of career goals. Hardworking and resilient professional with deep understanding of company needs and market trends. Bringing over 10 years in Social Services.

Skills
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Social understanding
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Education planning
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Relationship building
  • Career mentoring
  • Problem-solving skills
Education
Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA, Expected in 06/2007 Master of Science : Child Life Specialist - GPA :
University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA Expected in 06/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified in First Aid/CPR
Work History
George Washington University - Senior Career Counselor
Washington, DC, 08/2015 - Current
  • Developed career and education plans based on individual needs.
  • Provided individualized counseling approaches based on socioeconomic status and cultural background.
  • Maintained case files and documented actions.
  • Counseled clients one-on-one regarding current situation, desires, aptitudes, education and experience.
  • Kept detailed records of individual histories, scores and documents.
  • Worked with team to continuously improve career and placement opportunities for students.
  • Mentored junior staff on compliance, procedural and performance strategies.
  • Established and oversaw clear guidelines about procedures and success metrics.
Jevs Human Services - Case Manager
Blackwood, NJ, 05/2009 - 11/2011
  • Provided direct services to clients, including safety planning, crisis intervention, case management and advocacy.
  • Consulted with clinicians to devise and manage effective ongoing care plans for at-risk clients.
  • Identified needs of individual clients and coordinated responses based on multi-disciplinary team advice and family willingness to participate.
  • Adhered to established rules, ethical standards and codes of professional conduct conducive to positive learning atmosphere.
  • Took active role in clients and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Worked with different disciplines to provide cohesive care to clients.
  • Monitored client progress.
The Mentor Network - Foster Care Social Worker
Eureka, CA, 01/2009 - 05/2009
  • Assisted families in developing problem-solving and coping skills by providing counseling and referring to appropriate community agencies.
  • Conducted home, school and community visits to assigned clients to assess client's level of care and provide guidance towards meeting treatment goals.
  • Collaborated with case managers and community partners to deliver effective treatment and case collaboration.
  • Provided on-going support to foster parents through coaching and crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provided transportation for children and parents to and from visits and court.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Completed home welfare checks to align with state and program guidelines.
The Mentor Network - Foster Care Social Worker
Fairfield, CA, 12/2007 - 01/2009
  • Assisted families in developing problem-solving and coping skills by providing counseling and referring to appropriate community agencies.
  • Conducted home, school and community visits to assigned clients to assess client's level of care and provide guidance towards meeting treatment goals.
  • Collaborated with case managers and community partners to deliver effective treatment and case collaboration.
  • Provided on-going support to foster parents through coaching and crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provided transportation for children and parents to and from visits and court.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Monitored progress and documented any client status changes, keeping foster family and agency team updated.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Completed home welfare checks to align with state and program guidelines.
Accomplishments
  • Awarded "Maximum Performer" program year 2015-2016
  • Safety Award recipient 2015, 2016
  • Outstanding Service award recipient in 2014
  • Matt Grant Leadership award recipient in 2010 ( Camp Ronald McDonald Good Times).

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Loma Linda University
  • University of California, Riverside

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Career Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Foster Care Social Worker
  • Foster Care Social Worker

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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