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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, conflict resolution and effective communication. Services clients to promote optimum mental, emotional and behavioral health in collaboration with other members of health care team. Demonstrates psycho-social assessment, treatment planning and advocacy skills.

Caring Social Worker offering case management expertise with proven ability to quickly build trust and rapport with clients from diverse cultures. Highly adept at case planning and diagnosis management. Committed to achieving high-quality, cost-effective care for patients and families.

Dedicated Social Worker with 15 years of experience helping clients change behaviors and access family and community resources to manage health. Develops and implements training for staff and attends seminars and conferences for professional development. Continuously improves processes and services to support patient care, education and research.

Skills
  • Behavioral therapy/Utilizing MI, CBT, and DBT during Internship
  • Community outreach expert
  • Documentation
  • Formulating ideas to help staff concerns
  • Communication with staff and other agencies
  • Work with large caseload
  • Homeless and dual diagnosed populations
  • Addictions/Interned at Glenbeigh for 2 semesters.
  • Psycho-social assessments
  • Family therapy-At Glenbeigh during Family Sessions
  • Patient-centered care
  • Community referrals
  • Confidential documentation and recordkeeping
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certified
  • DSM-V and ICD-10 diagnoses knowledge
Experience
Social Worker , 03/2018 to Current
Lutheran Services In IowaOttumwa, IA,
  • Coordinated care for medically-complex patients experiencing difficulties obtaining social services.
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Worked with severely mentally ill, homeless and dually-diagnosed adults.
  • Collaborated with internal and external providers to obtain patient medications.
  • Communicated with public social and welfare agencies to obtain and provide information.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Maintained caseload of 120+ patients, working under strict deadlines.
  • Provided mental health support to homeless clients, and connected each with community resources.
  • Liaised between clients and community agencies to arrange assistance in housing, education and child care for clients.
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
  • Referred patients to community resources for mental health treatment, child protective services and assistance for people with developmental disabilities.
Social Work Intern, 08/2020 to 05/2021
Pressley RidgeWashington, PA,
  • Offered community resources and referrals to support client basic needs.
  • Organized and secured case records and reports to maintain confidentiality of client treatment
  • Leveraged case management tools and referrals to link clients to community resources.
  • Administered conflict resolution strategies to help families resolve disputes.
  • Assisted clients with career training, resource applications and counseling programs to facilitate life enrichment.
  • Conducted client interviews to gather information and update case records.
  • Partnered with Social Workers to develop coping mechanisms and behavioral therapy methods.
  • Served as client advocate and promoted ideas that aligned with client best interest.
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Created tools to help with case management.
Social Work Intern, 08/2019 to 05/2020
Pressley RidgeGreenbelt, MD,
  • Acted as role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments to identify barriers in the patient's ability to obtain sobriety.
  • Produced referrals for various community resources, housing and transportation services.
  • Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
  • Presented case history material for review and discussion with staff members.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and documented casework.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Performed counseling tasks during IOP five nights a week. Co-lead group therapy during IOP.
  • Performed counseling techniques during family therapy.
  • Performed group work during After Care Program.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
Social Worker, 11/2013 to 03/2018
Lutheran Services In IowaPrimghar, IA,
  • Coordinated care for medically-complex patients experiencing difficulties obtaining social services.
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Worked with severely mentally ill, homeless and dually-diagnosed adults.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Administered conflict resolution strategies to help families resolve disputes.
  • Assisted uninsured and under-insured patients in obtaining medications through grants and community resources.
  • Maintained caseload of 150+ patients, working under strict deadlines.
  • Maintained reports and documentation on clients.
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
  • Referred patients to community resources for mental health treatment, child protective services, adult protective services, and assistance for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Created an Alzheimer's Task Force Group for First Responders.
  • Assessed for Internal Programs/Homecare and Meals on Wheels
  • Worked with local APS Team for high profiled cases.
  • Attended Monthly Meetings with a local professional group called PASS. It helped to address resources.
  • Attended CE's for LSW
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2004 to Unversity of Akron - Akron, Ohio ,
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Bachelor of Science: Social Work, Expected in 05/2006 to University of Akron - Akron, Ohio,
GPA:
Master of Science: Social Work, Expected in 05/2021 to Youngstown State University - Youngstown, OH
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Accomplishments
  • Created highly effective new biopsychosocial assessment that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Created a resource guide that significantly impacted the improvement of operations.
Certifications
  • License - LSW 2012
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School Attended

  • Unversity of Akron
  • University of Akron
  • Youngstown State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Worker
  • Social Work Intern
  • Social Work Intern
  • Social Worker

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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