Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Administrative professional committed to child welfare and the reform of youth. Skilled in assessments, intakes, referrals, and case management. Extensive knowledge of community resources.
Work History
Social Work Supervisor/Special Medical Intake Coordinator, 06/2010 - Current
Catholic Guardian Society & Home Bureau City, STATE,
  • Managed daily office operations of 6 employees, 5 case planners and 1 unit assistant.
  • Liaised with vendors to order and maintain medical supplies and home health aid services for medically fragile children.
  • Charted? weekly progress notes and quarterly summaries
  • Assisted the clients to better understand their role as a parent, focusing on developing skills to nurture and guide their children- Facilitated one on one parenting skills training and counseling to parents of medically fragile children
  • Collaborated with service providers to ensure appropriate services are in place to address needs of children in foster care.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments in order to ensure appropriate recommendations are made for appropriate care
  • Interviewed clients, reviewed records, and conferred with other professionals
  • Managed a unit of 65 medically fragile and/or developmentally disabled children.
  • Facilitated weekly supervision with case planners and documented directives in CONNECTIONS Citrix database.
Social Worker I/Case Planner, 07/2008 - 06/2010
Catholic Guardian Society And Home Bureau City, STATE,
  • Coordinated the completion of a comprehensive diagnostic assessment package through a clinical team process, to include: psychological, psychiatric, medical, educational/vocational, behavioral and psychosocial evaluations Provide on-going assessment of residents' and families' strengths and needs, behavioral and mental health functioning, substance abuse history and potential and community support systems.
  • Complete appropriate referrals for the residents/family to attend community based outpatient mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, etc.
  • Accessed, coordinated and led counseling/recreation groups that promote reunification, if indicated.
  • Documented resident's progress in CONNECTIONS, Completed and Submitted FASP for approval.
  • Attended Family Court and submit written reports; testify at permanency hearing when appropriate.
  • With other team members, provided individual and group support, education, and counseling.
  • Testified under oath to help the court make custody decisions.
  • Spearheaded and conducted community outreach efforts.
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults involved with child welfare and prevention services.
  • Collaborated with court, law enforcement and community providers.
  • Wrote reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
  • Assessed clients for abuse and neglect and compiled documentation for court reports.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.
  • Offered therapeutic services and crises intervention to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
  • Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
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    weekly clinical meetings to discuss updates and progress of each group home

    case planning services to adolescent boys in long-term group home setting.

    all documentation in a timely manner.

Child Protective Specialist/Case Manager, 12/2006 - 06/2008
New York City Administration For Children Svcs City, STATE,
  • Completed field visits to investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect.
  • Interviewed family members and a broad range of people to assess child safety.
  • Assessed the risk of future abuse or neglect of children in the household.
  • Coordinated a team of family members, staff and service providers to evaluate safety and identify interventions that can reduce risks for children.
  • Removed child(ren) into protective custody or foster care, when appropriate.
  • Conducted an expedited home study of prospective foster parent upon removal of child(ren) placed into protective custody.
  • Arranged and supervised visit at contract foster care agencies between children and families.
  • Entered and maintained accurate and timely computerized records of all case information in CONNECTIONS.
  • Helped families navigate government agencies and access entitlement benefits.
  • Filed petitions and testified in family court and other legal proceedings.
  • Completed FASP/Service Plan when necessary.
  • Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
  • Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement & Legal Studies, Expected in 2004
Alabama State University - Montgomery, AL
Master of Arts: Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Expected in 2006
Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL

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