social skills group leader resume example with 9 years of experience

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

Current ABA Therapist with three years of exceptional and documented success improving behaviors through applied behavior analysis. Enthusiastic and empathetic professional with passion for helping autistic clients gain productive independence and reduced need for special services. Dedicated to delivering practical and affirming therapy that cultivates new and exciting client skills.

05/2021 to Current Social Skills Group Leader Futures Behavior Therapy Center | City, STATE,
  • Create lesson plans and activities designed for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
  • Lead and manage a group of children between the ages of 7 and 9.
  • Teach vocational skills, such as cooking, and cleaning in a group setting.
  • Engage children in group conversations and game play.
  • Promote safe and positive environment for all children, peers and other personnel.
  • Use calm, positive and encouraging approach with all youth.
  • Offer key emotional support to special needs youth.
06/2018 to Current ABA Technician - Full Time Futures Behavior Therapy Center | City, STATE,
  • Perform client-specific behavioral interventions to teach communication, social/daily living skills, reduce problematic behaviors in home, community, and center settings.
  • Deliver individualized treatment for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or other behavioral and social challenges using applied behavior analysis principles.
  • Follow through with client-specific behavior plans under the supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.
  • Attend monthly meetings to discuss client progress and assess further useful intervention strategies to better fit client needs.
  • Discuss client progress and areas of improvement with parents/legal guardians.
  • Identify and analyze delays in student progression toward set goals and implemented, in collaboration with other team members, optimum changes to promote client success.
  • Treat and improve reading and academic skills and adaptive learning skills, including fine motor dexterity, hygiene, grooming, domestic capabilities, and everyday living skills
07/2012 to 02/2019 Ice Cream Server/Supervisor - Part Time Cherry Farm Creamery | City, STATE,
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Provided onboarding and continued training to address staff needs and improve productivity.
  • Dealt with customers face to face and helped to extinguish customer disputes
  • Memorized seasonal menu options and flavors to provide customers with updated information on new items and offerings.
  • Performed end-of-day duties by balancing payments and receipts in cash register.
  • Greeted guests pleasantly, discussing specialty flavors and answering allergen concerns.
  • Processed telephone orders, reviewing and verifying all information for accuracy.
  • Handled cash and credit card transactions quickly and accurately.
06/2014 to 08/2017 Babysitter - Part Time Hayes Family | City, STATE,
  • Cared for two girls, age 7 and 9 during parents absence in early morning and afternoon.
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children
  • Discussed household rules, children's progress and routines with parents to foster a stable and structured environment.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain a safe environment.
  • Kept parents' contact information, emergency services phone number and child's health history on hand in case of emergency situations.
  • Planned fun excursions during the day to enhance physical abilities and expose children to stimulating, educational activities.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
  • Experimental design
  • Behavior monitoring
  • Data gathering
  • Training & Development
  • People skills
  • Flexible
  • Team building
  • Decision-making
  • Working collaboratively
  • Active listening
  • Communication
  • Customer service
  • Work ethic
  • Goal-oriented
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership
Expected in 2023 to to Master of Science | Behavior Analysis Simmons University, Boston, MA GPA:
Expected in 05/2019 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology Salem State University, Salem, MA GPA:
  • 3.92 GPA
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Member
  • Dean's List Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019
  • Completed coursework in Human Growth and Development, Abnormal Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Applied Behavior Analysis

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School Attended

  • Simmons University
  • Salem State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Skills Group Leader
  • ABA Technician - Full Time
  • Ice Cream Server/Supervisor - Part Time
  • Babysitter - Part Time


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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