Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Career Focus
To obtain an internship which would enhance my growth and development in the Substance Use Counseling field.  
Education and Coursework
Expected in present
Master of Arts: Counseling
Doane College - Lincoln, NE
Expected in 1998
Bachelor Family Science:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
Expected in 1996
Associate of Applied Science: Human Services
Southeast Community College - Lincoln, NE
Human Services
Practicum and Internship
In January of 2016, I started my Practicum at the Lincoln Regional Center and have completed both Practicum I and Practicum II hours at this site.   During my time at the Lincoln Regional Center I have had experience in the following; psychotherapy groups, individual psychotherapy, treatment plan reviews, and clinical staffing.  I am currently in my internship and still gain experience at this site.
In June of 2016, I started internship hours at Touchstone.  I am new to this site and working on my core competency hours for my Provisional License in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. 
08/2014 to Current
Specialized Juvenile Probation Officer Caritas Family Solutions Effingham, IL,
Specialized Juvenile Probation Officer supervising high risk youth in the community by providing case management to the youth and family.  Attend home visits, team meetings, school meetings, and counseling appointments.  Complete reports for Juvenile Court and testify at court hearings.  Act as a team member which includes participating in weekend on-call rotations.  Use crisis de-escalation techniques, problem solving skills, critical thinking, and advocate for what is in youth's best interest.    
04/2013 to 08/2014
Foster Care Supervisor Silver Birch Living Fort Wayne, IN,

Guide and direct a team of 6 Foster Care Specialists.  Provided monthly supervision with directly supervised Foster Care Specialists.  Took appropriate disciplinary action when required; identified training needs on an individual basis.  Established and monitored clear goals and expectations for staff in achieving program outcomes.  Budget minded in meeting monthly goals.  Assisted with developing strategies that enhanced outcomes to children and families.  Reviewed assessments which included; safety, placement, and support standards.   Routinely assessed support services needed for children in foster care as well as support for the foster homes. Entered authorizations for payment.  Reviewed files to ensure that they were complete, accurate, and organized.  Approved monthly reports. Completed weekly census reports.  Worked as a team member.  Served as a role-model.  Attended team meetings, home visits, and court hearings with Foster Care Specialists.  Participated in a rotation of on-call.  Approved incident reports.  Had successful internal and external relationships with professionals.  Respected confidentiality.  Provided assistance, cooperation, and support to others. Organized ideas clearly.  Was willing and able to change as the job changed.  Help develop training's and trained in Parent Management and CAFAS.

02/2008 to 04/2013
Program Manager Boys Home CEDARS City, STATE,

Worked with boy's, ages 14-18, in a residential community based home who were involved with the Department of Health and Human Services and/or Juvenile Probation struggling with behavior issues, school issues, drug and alcohol issues, and mental health issues.  Was responsible for an annual budget of approximately $500,000.00.   Met monthly with the finance department to review budget status. Completed monthly disbursements.   Smart shopper for the Boys Home program.   Accountable to a team of 13 staff.  Completed monthly supervision with 5 directly supervised staff.   Interviewed staff for job vacancies.  Trained new staff. Lead weekly staff meetings.  Served as a role-model.  Created Assistant Program Manager responsibilities for the Boys Home.  Created Youth Specialist III responsibilities for the Boys Home.  Interviewed potential youth.  Completed intake of new youth.  Updated monthly service plans. Attended team meetings for youth with HHS/OJS, Probation Officers, school personnel, therapists, and family members.  Transported youth. Encouraged family involvement and informal supports.  Arranged family activities at the Boys Home.   Advocated for youth.  Consistently monitored safety in the program.   Created safety plans, a daily schedule, revised program guidelines and expectations.  Case management.  Maintained detailed documentation.  Participated in weekly and weekend on-call rotation.  Wrote, reviewed, and approved incident reports.  Completed monthly census reports and monthly data reports. Crisis intervention/MANDT.  Utilized problem solving skills,  communicated efficiently, and was accountable to administration.  Maintained professional working relationships in the community.  

09/2004 to 09/2014
Server Luckie's Lounge City, STATE,

Serve food and drinks to customers Act as a cashier Work as a team member Use de-escalation skills Encourage positive decision making.

03/1999 to 02/2008
Juvenile Services Officer Nebraska Department Of Health And Human Services City, STATE,

Supervised parolees and directly committed youth to parole by Juvenile Court in the community. Case management. Developed case plans and crisis interventions. Implemented sanctions. Worked with school, law enforcement, and mental health providers on a daily basis. Wrote court reports and testified in Juvenile and Adult Court. Served as a role-model. Attended team meetings, counseling appointments, and doctor's appointments. Conducted home visits and transported youth. Established permanency for youth. Maintained detailed documentation. Administered urinalysis testing for drugs. Apprehended parolees and directly committed youth on parole that were a community risk. 

Advanced problem solving, great organizational skills, and flexible. 

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School Attended

  • Doane College
  • University of Nebraska
  • Southeast Community College

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  • Specialized Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Foster Care Supervisor
  • Program Manager Boys Home
  • Server
  • Juvenile Services Officer


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor Family Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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