victim services social work intern resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Thorough Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, de-escalation, and crisis intervention. Services clients to promote optimum mental, emotional and behavioral health in collaboration with other members of health care team. Demonstrates psycho-social assessment, treatment planning and advocacy skills. Reputation for defusing tense situations and establishing genuine rapport with clients, family members, and service team providers. Strong problem solving, time-management, and organizational skills.

  • Research expertise
  • Treatment program guidance
  • Client rights advocacy
  • De-escalation
  • Violence prevention
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Trauma-informed therapy
  • DSM-V and ICD-10 diagnoses
  • Family therapy
  • Child welfare and protective services
  • Psycho-social assessments
  • Crisis management
  • Dual diagnosed populations
  • Safety planning
  • 504 Plans
09/2021 to Current
Youth Transitions Clinician Sierra Vista Unified School District Sierra Vista, AZ,
  • Provided individual and family therapy to youth post hospitalization targeting the stabilization of safety concerns.
  • Performed therapy sessions with well-coordinated and safety-oriented approach.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control and coping skills.
  • Worked within an interdisciplinary team to support client and family progress
  • Advocated for at-risk youth individuals and promoted helpful resources and programs to foster progress.
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques aligned with trauma-informed care model, driving intervention strategy.
  • Avatar Superuser-Extensive training on Avatar electronic record keeping
09/2020 to 04/2021
Victim Services Social Work Intern Bremen High School District 228 Midlothian, IL,
  • Provided individual and family therapy and support under direction of experienced staff.
  • Inputted and submitted timely treatment notes in Carelogic electronic record keeping software.
  • Maintained client best interest and safety by mediating family conflict under facility supervision.
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Conducted client interviews to gather information and update case records.
  • Provided group based therapy for teens (Mindfulness and LGBTQ+ groups).
  • Applied psychodynamic and trauma focused modalities for therapeutic interventions.
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals.
11/2018 to 05/2020
Registered Behavior Technician Fort Logan Northgate 3-8 City, STATE,
  • Performed behavioral interventions to teach communication, social and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors in home, community and school settings.
  • Assembled, maintained and analyzed data gathered during student sessions, completed daily treatment logs and consistently submitted timely written and verbal progress reports.
  • Delivered individualized treatment for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or other behavioral and social challenges using applied behavior analysis principles.
  • Treated and improved reading and academic skills and adaptive learning skills, including fine motor dexterity, hygiene, grooming, domestic capabilities, punctuality and job competence.
  • Provided in-home and in-clinic based behavioral services
09/2019 to 04/2020
School Social Work Intern Safehouse Progressive Alliance For Nonviolence City, STATE,
  • Developed treatment and intervention plans for students needing extra support.
  • Worked with teachers, administrators, students, parents and external support agencies to maximize treatment success.
  • Counseled individuals and groups in specific problem areas.
  • Implemented behavioral improvements plans by working directly with teachers.
  • Assisted teachers with identifying, referring and supporting students.
  • Provided crisis intervention support for students, families and educators.
  • Worked collectively with education professionals to deliver in-school counseling support for identified students.
  • Maintained a caseload of 32 elementary and middle school-aged students.
10/2017 to 11/2018
Legal Intern Company Name City, State,
  • Attended hearings with victims to provide emotional support.
  • Built trust and rapport with clients by delivering information protection order and domestic violence services and supporting client decision making.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided clients with referrals.
  • Informed victims about legal processes and timelines.
  • Skilled in working with victims of violent crime to deal with emotional and financial impacts.
  • Assisted victims with filling out and submitting protective orders.
  • Completed reports, paperwork and documentation accurately and on time.
  • Provided de-escalation and crisis management services
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2021 to to
Master of Social Work: Clinical Social Work
Smith College School For Social Work - Northampton, MA,
  • Relevant coursework: Social Work and the Schools, Social Work Practice with Children, Agency and Community Practice, and Treating Child Trauma
Expected in 08/2018 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
University Of Colorado At Boulder - Boulder, CO
  • Dean's List Honoree Spring semester, 2018,
  • Minors in Anthropology and Leadership Studies
  • Speaker at Chancellor's Parent Leadership Society Board
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Blue Certification-2021
  • Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Certified Assessor, Masshealth Children's Behavioral Health Initiative-2020
  • Safety Care Training-2019
  • Qualified Medication Administration Personnel-2019
  • Basic Life Support Certification-2021
  • Registered Behavior Technician-2018
  • 33-hr Anti-Violence Training-2017
  • Public Health specializations resulting in certificate (2017)-University of Colorado at Boulder
  • CAMS certified
  • EMDR trained candidate-August 2023

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School Attended

  • Smith College School For Social Work
  • University Of Colorado At Boulder

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Transitions Clinician
  • Victim Services Social Work Intern
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • School Social Work Intern
  • Legal Intern


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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