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

Compassionate and dedicated individual that has worked with at-risk youth for over 11 years in areas of tutoring, mentoring and counseling. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethics and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Strong verbal and written communication skills along with building healthy relationships.

Skills
  • Experience with at-risk youth
  • Developing clients trust
  • Mentoring and counseling
  • Licensed QMHP-C in Virginia
  • Advocating for students
  • Crisis assessment
  • Strong communication and team building
  • Highly motivated, self-starter and dedicated worker
Experience
Youth Counselor (Mentor), 11/2016 - Current
City Of Williamsburg Virginia - Municipal Government City, STATE,
  • Applied exceptional skills in communication and conflict-resolution to improve decision-making process.
  • Talked with individuals, sharing positive life experiences to encourage improved self-esteem and boost socialization.
  • Recommended coping mechanisms and offered guidance to individuals dealing with intense problems.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
  • Educated family members and helped support each client by improving coping techniques.
  • Facilitated weekly sessions focused on various issues to help clients in groups and individual sessions.
  • Worked closely with team members to develop newsletters and group activities.
  • Provided support with academics.
Therapeutic Day Treatment Behavioral Counselor, 12/2014 - 03/2020
HNNCSB City, STATE,
  • Assessed and reported student behavior and progress.
  • Directed therapeutic activities for children from elementary to high school.
  • Studied treatment plans to understand and implement interventions.
  • Documented student progress in treatment notes.
  • Supported students in developing self-awareness and decision-making skills.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in clients charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Wrote daily progress notes, quarterly reports, discharge plans, treatment plans, and prior authorization to continue services.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Educated clients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and medication management by equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain wholeness.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home, community and school.
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing evidenced based curriculum.
Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor, 02/2014 - 11/2014
Connect Youth And Family Services City, STATE,
  • Assessed and reported student behavior and progress.
  • Directed therapeutic activities for children from elementary to high school.
  • Studied treatment plans to understand and implement interventions.
  • Documented student progress in treatment notes.
  • Supported students in developing self-awareness and decision-making skills.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in clients charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Wrote daily progress notes, quarterly reports, discharge plans, treatment plans, and prior authorization to continue services.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Educated clients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and medication management by equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain wholeness.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home, community and school.
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing evidenced based curriculum.
  • Acting supervisor when supervisor was out.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 05/2001
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Thomas Nelson Community College - Hampton, VA
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 06/2008
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Saint Leo University - Saint Leo, FL
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Bachelor of Arts: Ministry, Expected in 02/2019
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Ministry International Institute - Jacksboro, TN,
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Master of Arts: Ministry, Expected in 02/2020
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Ministry International Institute - Jacksboro, TN,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Thomas Nelson Community College
  • Saint Leo University
  • Ministry International Institute
  • Ministry International Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Counselor (Mentor)
  • Therapeutic Day Treatment Behavioral Counselor
  • Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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