Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Overview

School Social Worker possessing strong leadership qualities and the capacity to manage challenging behavior calmly and effectively. Establishes positive relationships with fellow professionals and parents.

Summary of Skills
  • Suicide prevention specialist
  • Emergency response training
  • Grief and bereavement counseling.

  • Behavioral disorders knowledge
  • IEP familiarity
  • Verbal crisis prevention intervention
  • Skilled in working with special needs children
  • Schedule creation and maintenance
  • Resource management
Expected in 2000
Master of Social Work: Social Work
Adelphi University School of Social Work - Garden City, NY

Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, NY Master of Social Work, May 2000

Professional Experience
03/2011 to Current
Social Worker Cleveland Clinic Wakeman, OH,
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs.
  • Counsel clients and families to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Provide mental health support services to members and their families
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provided concrete information.
08/2013 to Current
School Social Worker Balsz School District Phoenix, AZ,
  • Complete psychosocial assessments to assist in the determination of special education services.
  • Determine and implement appropriate therapeutic strategies to effect change in behavioral-social interactions of students and their families.
  • Provide individual and group therapeutic counseling to students.
  • Collaborate with school staff in implementing strategies to promote student learning.
  • Identify and assess academic problems by analyzing factors in the home, school and community that could affect academic success.
  • Provide crisis intervention services.
  • Provide staff consultation on behavioral-emotional -environmental
  • issues affecting student participation in the learning process.
  • Serve as liaison between families and the school; promote collaboration in educational planning of students by encouraging parent/guardian participation.
01/2010 to 05/2010
Inpatient Psychiatric Social Worker Cleveland Clinic Wellington, OH,
  • Provided assessments with emphasis placed on mental health, addiction severity, and co-occurring disorders.
  • Analyzed information from interviews, educational, and medical records, consultation with other professionals, and diagnostic evaluations to assess clients' abilities, needs, and eligibility for services.
  • Assisted in the coordination of all mental health support services provided by the team.
  • Advocated for the placement of patients into community-based treatment settings.
  • Led therapeutic groups.
10/2009 to 12/2009
Individualized Care Coordinator St. Luke's -Roosevelt Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided assessments, counseling, and case management services to serious emotional disturbed youth and families.
  • Provided weekly individual therapy for each child and visit child in the home at least once per week.
  • Served as liaison between students, homes, schools, family services and child guidance clinics.
  • Developed service plans in consultation with clients, and assessed the quantity and quality of services provided.
  • Developed a schedule of therapeutic activities with and for individual clients.
03/2002 to 10/2009
Oncology Social Worker New York Presbyterian Hospital- Herbert Irving Inpatient Oncology Unit City, STATE,
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments and supportive counseling for newly diagnosed patients and bone marrow transplant patients.
  • Counseled patient and family members in adjusting to physical and emotional changes related to chemotherapy treatment.
  • Created and facilitated support groups for patients and families.
  • Developed and maintained cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in cancer treatment.
  • Attended case conference, supervision and departmental meetings as requested by the department.
Fellowships and Awards
Papers and Lectures
Memberships and Affiliations
National Association of Social Workers
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, March 2006 Post Master's Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice Post Master's Certificate in Clinical Practice with Adolescents. Silver School of Social Work, New York University New York State Department of Education School Social Worker- Provisional Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Bone Marrow, Chemotherapy, Oncology, Clients, Mental Health, Concrete, Therapeutic, Databases, Organizational Skills, Progress, Telephone, Medical Records, Case Management, Liaison, Therapy

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