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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Dynamic Social Worker with extensive knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. Reliable and trustworthy professional skillful in evaluating needs and designing custom treatment plans and maintaining detailed case histories. Proficient in ICANOTES.

  • Case Management
  • Social services
  • Program Development and Management
  • Psychosocial assessments expert
  • Substance abuse treatments
  • Skilled community-based case manager
  • Cooperative
  • Confidential case documentation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Referrals and networking
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP)
  • Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
  • DSM-IV knowledge
  • Knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology
  • Compassionate
Work History
Social Worker, to
Park Nicollet Health Services Golden Valley, MN,
  • Developed Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan to identify cause of problem behavior, formulate strategies to address behavior and teach new behavioral skills.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Completed detailed charts to summarize interactions with patients and booked follow-up sessions.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Interviewed clients, families or groups to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs.
  • Assessed clients for abuse and neglect to compile documentation for court reports.
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve patients' quality of life.
  • Recommended long-term residential treatment, short-term residential treatment and individualized and group drug counseling for clients with substance abuse issues.
  • Offered therapeutic services and crises intervention to emotionally disturbed adults.
Intake Counselor, 05/2019 to 08/2019
Universal Hospital Services, Inc. Woburn, MA,
  • Handle all referrals for services, schedules assessments, and/or refers patients to appropriate community resources.
  • Complete level of care assessments for clients seeking inpatient and outpatient mental health and detox services.
  • Admit new patients to the hospital
  • Complete pre-certification with insurance companies to authorize patients' hospitalization
  • Work with nursing, medical, and other disciplines to coordinate care for patients
  • Assessed patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
Patient Care Manager, 08/2018 to 05/2019
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Nazareth, PA,
  • Develops a comprehensive social history and psychosocial assessment that includes the resident's problems and strengths and preferences, including cultural, religious, and ethnic background and implications for the care plan.
  • Orients patients and families to the facility, its services, its service limitations and residents' rights.
  • Involves patients (and families) in treatment planning by identifying measurable goals.
  • Monitoring of treatment plan with the patient on a daily basis.
  • Attends scheduled treatment team meetings and identifies and interprets psychosocial needs of residents for inclusion in the treatment plan.
  • Completes mandatory documentation within timelines established by applicable regulations.
  • Mediates issues that arise among patients, families, and staff.
  • Provides linkage with appropriate community resources by maintaining knowledge of other systems, making referrals and identifying unmet needs (e.g., transportation, outpatient treatment referrals, etc.)
  • Provides patients with crisis management services.
  • Develops a comprehensive discharge plan beginning upon admission in collaboration with patients, patient’s families, multidisciplinary staff, referral agencies, and outpatient services.
  • Conducts process and psychoeducational group programming curriculum to include stress management, coping skills, etc.
  • Visibility and accessibility on assigned units while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
  • Primarily responsible to conduct Utilization Review of patients assigned to include review of medical records and preparing clinical appeals (when appropriate) on medical necessity, level of care, length of stay, and authorization denials for hospitalized patients.
  • May help patients and family prepare for and cope with losses, including aging and death. Provides Advance Directive Information and forms.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
Master of Science: Profesional Counseling, Expected in 05/2018
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ,
Bachelor of Arts: General Sociology, Expected in 05/2013
California State University - Northridge - Northridge, CA,
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2011
California State University - Northridge - Northridge, CA,

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School Attended
  • Grand Canyon University
  • California State University - Northridge
  • California State University - Northridge
Job Titles Held:
  • Social Worker
  • Intake Counselor
  • Patient Care Manager
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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