social worker resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Dedicated professional driven to aid youth in overcoming academic, social and mental health challenges to realize individual strengths and success. Eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Referrals and networking
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Applied behavioral analysis
  • Resource advocacy
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Client needs assessment
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Group Facilitation
  • Case Management
  • Confidential case documentation
  • Life skills development
  • Family collaboration
  • Risk Assessments
  • Organizational abilities
  • Community Resources
  • Team building
Work History
09/2018 to Current Social Worker State Of North Carolina | Lillington, NC,
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to adolescents in order to transition to a lower level of care.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary treatment team to develop client's Needs and Service Plans.
  • Input client's summary notes in Watson Care Manager.
  • Facilitated family therapy sessions between children, caregivers and siblings to remediate conflict and build healthy relationships.
  • Facilitated conflict resolution between client's in the same home.
  • Offered on-call support with crisis intervention after hours.
  • Attended meetings, conferences and training courses to advance professional knowledge of working with at risk youth.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients by calling and visiting clients in the home.
  • Administered intake assessments and made appropriate referrals.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams of school psychologists, teachers and administrators to create and implement Individualized Education Plans.
  • Worked with teachers to implement behavioral improvement plans based on established assessments.
  • Provided case management services, counseling, education and life-skills training to diverse, at-risk student population.
  • Monitored student attendance, documented truancy, and submitted referrals as needed.
  • Implemented motivational interviewing skills to assess risk factors for child abuse and neglect and substance use.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Submitted State Incident Reports within 7 days after an incident per California Community Licensing standards.
01/2016 to 09/2018 Social Worker State Of North Carolina | Windsor, NC,
  • Facilitated weekly Child and Family Team meetings in order to stabilize youth in their current placement.
  • Collaborated with community partners to deliver effective treatment and case collaboration.
  • Provided transportation for children and parents to and from visits and court.
  • Provided on-going support to resource parents through coaching and crisis intervention techniques.
  • Assisted families in developing problem-solving and coping skills by providing counseling and referring to appropriate community agencies.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Developed client's Needs and Service Plans.
  • Submit incident reports within 24 hours of a major incident occurring.
  • Administered suicide risk assessments as needed.
12/2014 to 01/2016 Student Assistance Specialist Francisan Health | Hobart, IN,
  • Delivered individual and group sessions to assist students with developing coping skills, communication skills and healthy boundaries.
  • Observed student behavior and developed behavioral interventions.
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Regularly met with enrolled students to confirm success and identify problem areas.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Provided crisis intervention and assisted teachers by utilizing deescalation techniques in the classroom.
  • Compile relevant resources for students to support them with overcoming mental and emotional problems.
  • Refer students to outside social service providers to address mental health concerns.
  • Complete documentation within 24 hours for all individual and group sessions.
  • Collaborate with caregivers, teachers and administrators to resolve student's behavioral and academic concerns.
01/2014 to 12/2014 Behavioral Technician B.E.S.T | City, STATE,
  • Recorded observations and data
  • Ran treatment sessions using Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Demonstrated and implemented effective reinforcement throughout treatment sessions.
  • Contrived scenarios to motivate a client to communication verbally and non-verbally.
  • Facilitated use of generalized and mastered skills during treatment sessions.
Expected in 05/2020 to to Pupil Personnel Services Credential | School Counseling Alliant International University, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Master of Arts | Counselor Education California State University - Stanislaus, Turlock, CA GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 to to Bachelor of Arts | Psychology California State University - Stanislaus, Turlock, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Alliant International University
  • California State University - Stanislaus
  • California State University - Stanislaus

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Student Assistance Specialist
  • Behavioral Technician


  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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