student assistance counselor resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Skilled Student Assistance Counselor with expertise on the identification and management of youth substance use and emotional health issues.

Skill Highlights
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Addictions specialist
  • Superior communication skills
  • Medicaid familiarity
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Dual diagnosis expertise

Trained to facilitate "Sticks and Stones" assembly on bullying/cyber-bullying.

Implemented Freshman Buddy Program to assist incoming freshman with their transition into high school.

Currently developing student run drug/alcohol prevention program.

Professional Experience
Student Assistance Counselor, 09/2007 to 02/2014
Osseo Area SchoolsOsseo, MN,
  • Ensure students and faculty adhere to district drug and alcohol policy Provide staff and parent trainings on wide range of topics such as substance use and trends, underage drinClaire, various mental health issues, suicide prevention, bullying and mandatory reporting to DYFS Participate in classroom lectures on various topics of wellness including substance abuse, mental health, bullying and suicide prevention Co-facilitator of High School I&RS committee, member of middle school I&RS team Provide counseling, support, referrals and resource information to students, parents and staff Member of the Wayne Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse Coordinate various Character Education programs for high school students Estabilished Freshman Buddy Program, pairing incoming freshman with upperclassmen to assist with transition into high school.
Youth Clinical Case Manager, 09/2007 to 09/2007
Heartland AllianceIL, State,
  • ages 5-18 Coordinate discharge plans from psychiatric hospital to community Advocate for families with community agencies such as CART, FIS, DYFS, YAP, Social Services, etc.
  • Participate in Child Study Team meetings Provide crisis intervention, psychiatric assessment and stabilization Teach parenting skills.
Intensive Case Management Specialist - Adults, 02/1999 to 07/2007
Friends UniversityWichita, KS,
  • Provide crisis intervention, psychiatric assessment and stabilization Coordinate and advocate for clients with community agencies and service providers Interact with clients to address concerns, problem solve, and teach daily living skills Initiate and teach socialization skills to the severely and chronically mentally ill Schedule and facilitate various appointments.
Community Service Coordinator, 7/96 to 3/97
Progressive Health Of NJCity, STATE,
  • Trained adults with traumatic brain injuries reintegration into the community.
  • Supervised transition from supportive to independent living.
  • Created achievable treatment goals.
House Clinician, 11/96 to 6/97
Sunrise HouseCity, STATE,
  • Facilitated groups for addictions, recovery, and parenting skills.
  • Provided individual counseling for mothers with drug/alcohol dependency.
Counselor - Internship, 1996 to 04/1996
Scranton Counseling CenterCity, STATE,
  • Co-facilitated group therapy in various subjects.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 1996 to University of Scranton - Scranton, PA
Student Assistance Counselor certification: , Expected in 2004 to Montclair State University - Montclair, New Jersey

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School Attended

  • University of Scranton
  • Montclair State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Student Assistance Counselor
  • Youth Clinical Case Manager
  • Intensive Case Management Specialist - Adults
  • Community Service Coordinator
  • House Clinician
  • Counselor - Internship


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Student Assistance Counselor certification

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