Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. candidate, with extensive experience in crisis resolution, counseling, and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence.   Skilled in leading situation-specific counseling sessions, and expertise in working with children and adults in crisis situations.
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Research and Analysis
  • Crisis and Conflict Resolution
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Public speaking ability
Work History
09/2009 to 08/2013 Victim Advocate Program Specialist State Of Massachusetts | Milford, MA,
  • Supported individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
  • Conducted assessments to identify risk factors, assist clients to formulate safety plans and developed and maintained relationships with clients and acted as a liaison with government and civilian organizations to ensure adequate and coordinated treatment services.
  • Accompanied client to court hearings and facilitated education classes on early intervention to stop abuse, promote healthy family interactions.
09/2004 to 10/2008 Victim Witness Advocate Nashua, New Hampshire | Nashua, NH,
  • Victim witness advocate for victims of domestic abuse in both Adult and Juvenile Court system.
  • Worked with Prosecuting Attorney’s and clients to help victims understand the court system and procedures with misdemeanor and felony cases; and liaised with Honolulu District Court, Circuit Court and Family Court on behalf of victims.
10/2002 to 08/2005 Domestic Violence Advocate Nashua, New Hampshire | Nashua, NH,
  • Provided supportive services for families residing in an emergency domestic abuse shelter.
  • Responded to crisis telephone calls and provided referrals to outside agencies.
  • Co-facilitated groups and maintained operations of the emergency shelter program and accompanied clients to court hearings.
  • ​Displayed sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
10/2001 to 10/2011 Domestic Violence Advocate AmeriCorp | City, STATE,
  • Provided supportive services for individuals in domestic abuse shelter, while maintaining a caseload of more than 20 clients.
  • Responded to crisis calls, provided referrals and accompanied clients to court hearings.
  • Drafted memoranda and/or presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members.
Expected in Current Ph.D. | Clinical Psychology Argosy University, Honolulu, HI GPA:

Expected in 2016 Master of Arts | Criminal Justice Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI GPA:
Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Arts | Sociology University of Hawaii, Pearl City, HI GPA:

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