Jessica Claire
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Extensive experience assessing and treating issues related to chronic illness of patients in a hospital setting and providing support to their family and friends Eight-year background in social work, involving teaching, supporting, and motivating youth and adults Demonstrated success in reaching treatment goals, with a focus on trauma informed therapy Strong practical and theoretical foundation in a number of therapeutic and intervention models Solid understanding of addictive and compulsive disorders Effective in balancing professionalism with sincere empathy Case management experience with children, youth, adults, and families Outstanding skills in assessing clients' needs
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  • Merchandising expertise
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  • Product promotions
Therapeutic Day School Group Leader, 12/2015 - Present
Beth Israel Lahey Health Brookline, MA,
  • Effectively utilize a twelve week curriculum to teach students coping skills to manage their mood in everyday life situations.
  • Teach coping skills to empower students to have the ability to handle life's challenges in the most effective ways, maximizing chances of success or survival, and minimizing the damages and other negative consequences.
  • Ability to provide authoritative advice on anger management and ways to cope with depression and overwhelming thoughts.
  • Ability to plan and provide structured activities to make learning fun and interactive.
Medical Social Worker, 07/2015 - Present
Beacon Light Behavioral Health System Kittanning, PA,
  • Assess patient's social, environmental, emotional, financial, and support needs.
  • Inform members of the interdisciplinary team about aspects that may affect the patient's health and well-being Collaborate with the care team as well as community providers to create a plan of care that will benefit and optimize the safety of the patient Provide individuals and families with psychosocial support needed to cope with acute, chronic, or terminal illness Coordinate discharge planning to ensure that the services a patient will require are in place prior to discharge.
Residential Shift Supervisor, 06/2014 - 10/2015
Wayside Youth And Family Support Network City, STATE,
  • Complete the intake process by enrolling and screening new clients referred to the program and complete all necessary documents Provide direct and immediate supervision of all clients referred to the program Delegate tasks and manage staff to ensure the work is carried out in such a way that no one's security, safety, or health is jeopardized Successfully coordinate weekend activities of clients according to the daily programming schedule Provide therapeutic support for client s and clients emotional needs while maintaining professional boundaries Facilitate life skill and intervention groups Maintain a clean, safe, and secure facility for clients and staff Exceptional knowledge of the use of verbal de-escalation techniques Complete all daily reports and assignments as per agency policy With accurate detail, document client behavior and progress in the milieu.
Social Work Intern/Family Support Caseworker, 09/2013 - 05/2014
Square One City, STATE,
  • Completed diagnostic assessments, intake interviews, and family assessments during home visits Developed and implemented treatment plans, completed relevant case documentation including outcome measures Successfully applied structural family therapy techniques to assist families in developing appropriate parenting roles and skills Led twelve-week group series on appropriate parenting techniques Utilized community-based approaches Referred families to additional community-based services including medical care and job training.
Residential Social Work Intern, 01/2013 -
Youth Villages City, STATE,
  • Utilizing successful therapeutic techniques in a residential setting to enhanced children's level of functioning.
  • Learned and carried-out Re-Education for Children with Emotional Disturbance (Re-ED) philosophy to aid youth in transitioning from a restrictive environment to home with family.
  • Led Anger Regression Control and Moral Reasoning groups.
  • Successfully applied CPI's Nonviolent Crisis Intervention skills when in crisis situations.
Case Manager/Social Work Intern, 01/2012 - 01/2013
Department Of Children And Families City, STATE,
  • 360 Clock Hours Completed Learned effective interviewing skills related to initial and comprehensive assessments Practiced observational and other skills related to assessments and visit supervision Became further versed in court procedures and processes relating to Children in Need of Services (CHINS) and custody Witnessed how the Department of Children and Families integrated with other service providers.
Education and Training
Master of Social Work: Advanced Generalist Practice Child and Family Services, Expected in May 2014
Springfield College, School Social Work - Springfield, MA
Advanced Generalist Practice Child and Family Services GPA: 4.00
Bachelor of Science: Sociology Political Science Social Work, Community Leadership and Development, Expected in May 2013
Springfield College - Springfield, MA
Sociology Political Science Social Work, Community Leadership and Development GPA: 3.34
Crisis Intervention, discharge planning, family therapy, structured, therapeutic techniques, treatment plans, plan of care
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  • Therapeutic Day School Group Leader
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