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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Licensed MSW Therapist familiar with client assessments, treatment planning and ongoing evaluations. Well-versed in effective intervention and assessment techniques. Successful at helping clients unravel physical, mental and emotional layers to identify root causes of problems and develop strong coping skills for diverse scenarios. Proficient in interdisciplinary collaboration with passion for leaving positive impact on patient lives.

Skills
  • One-on-One Sessions
  • Intervention Planning
  • Group Therapy Facilitation
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Family Therapy
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Progress Assessments
  • Treatment Planning
  • Discharge Planning
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Progress Evaluations
  • Patient documentation
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Cultural awareness
  • Training & Development
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Responsible
  • Analytical skills
  • Supervision
Work History
Therapist, 07/2018 - 12/2020
Beacon Light Behavioral Health System Kittanning, PA,
  • Developed and implemented intensive individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior and other psychosocial issues.
  • Counseled individuals and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Assisted clients to better understand roles as parents, focusing on developing skills to nurture and guide children.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.
  • Documented patient information through interview notes and identified and diagnosed nature of clients' problems.
  • Completed full DSM assessments to determine best courses of actions.
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques and interviews, case histories and other assessment methodologies.
  • Consulted with other therapists, public and private service agencies to advise clients on resources available.
  • Conferred with superiors to determine if non-progressing clients should continue to be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry or legal aid.
  • Worked with clinical psychiatrist and primary care physician to review patient progress and update treatment plans.
  • Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.
  • Provided tools for clients and families to communicate better and negotiate issues for improved family relationships.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary treatment team to develop treatment plans.
  • Introduced meditation, guided imagery, and breathing techniques to patients and families.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and Dialectical Behavioral therapy techniques.
  • Recommended therapeutic action plans and treatments based on results from behavioral assessments.
  • Evaluated treatment techniques after sufficient time periods to determine effectiveness for each client.
  • Documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses.
Therapist, 10/2002 - 06/2018
County Of Sacramento Sacramento, CA,
  • Developed and implemented intensive individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior and other psychosocial issues.
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Maintained and updated patient records, including changes in service plans, treatment reports and progress.
  • Referred clients to specialists, educational outreach programs or social service agencies for additional interventional needs.
  • Assisted clients to better understand roles as parents, focusing on developing skills to nurture and guide children.
  • Advocated for placement of patients into community-based treatment settings.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.
  • Completed full DSM assessments to determine best courses of actions.
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques and interviews, case histories and other assessment methodologies.
  • Consulted with other therapists, public and private service agencies and university researchers to advise clients on resources available.
  • Conferred with superiors to determine if non-progressing clients should continue to be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry or legal aid.
  • Worked with clinical psychiatrist and primary care physician to review patient progress and update treatment plans.
  • Assisted in coordination of all mental health support services provided by care team.
  • Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.
  • Provided tools for clients and families to communicate better and negotiate issues for improved family relationships.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary treatment team to develop treatment plans.
  • Supervised clinicians-in-training such as interns and new counselors.
  • Introduced meditation, guided imagery, and breathing techniques to patients and families.
  • Conducted DBT trainings and presentations for colleagues.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and dialectical behavioral therapy techniques.
  • Recommended therapeutic action plans and treatments based on results from behavioral assessments.
  • Evaluated treatment techniques after sufficient time periods to determine effectiveness for each client.
  • Counseled up to 25 + patients weekly with issues such as mood disorders, PTSD and anxiety.
  • Documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses.
  • Provided crisis support and emergency care for patients.
Therapist, 10/2000 - 10/2002
County Of Sacramento Sacramento, CA,
  • Developed and implemented intensive individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior and other psychosocial issues.
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Maintained and updated patient records, including changes in service plans, treatment reports and progress.
  • Assisted clients to better understand roles as parents, focusing on developing skills to nurture and guide children.
  • Advocated for placement of patients into community-based treatment settings.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.
  • Gathered information about clients using observational techniques and interviews, case histories and other assessment methodologies.
  • Worked with clinical psychiatrist and primary care physician to review patient progress and update treatment plans.
  • Tracked progress according to goals for all interventions.
  • Provided tools for clients and families to communicate better and negotiate issues for improved family relationships.
  • Introduced meditation, guided imagery and breathing techniques to patients and families.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
  • Recommended therapeutic action plans and treatments based on results from behavioral assessments.
  • Evaluated treatment techniques after sufficient time periods to determine effectiveness for each client.
  • Documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses.
Education
Master of Science: Social Work, Expected in 05/2000
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Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
GPA:
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Bachelor of Science: Social Work, Expected in 05/1988
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Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Syracuse University
  • Michigan State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Therapist
  • Therapist
  • Therapist

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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