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Claire Diaz
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Mental Health Counselor with strong clinical abilities and extensive experience working the severely and persistently mentally ill. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment in rendering best practice strategies to clients. 

Skills
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Individual and Group experience 
  • Experience facilitating Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Experience facilitating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • DSM-V Training 
  • NCI Training 
  • CPR/First Aid Training 
Experience
Upward Change Health Services Durham, NC Mental Health Professional Apr 2013Present
  • Provides an individualized, recovery focused approach that promotes the development of wellness self-management, personal recovery, natural supports, coping skills, and self-advocacy skills and development of independent living skills for housing, employment and full community inclusion   
  • Assists clients with activities of daily living
  • Assists clients with obtaining housing and maintaining independent living 
  • Quickly responds to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose 
  • Assists with conducting comprehensive initial in-home psycho social assessments prior to first wraparound meetings 
  • Documents all client information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes 
  • Conducts outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention 
  • Collaborates closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services 
  • Interacts with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel 
  • Teaches clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Facilitated Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) for adult clients 
  • Conducted intervention strategies for children and adolescent clients
Upward Change Health Services Durham, NC Intern Aug 2012Apr 2013
  • Conducted intervention strategies for children and adolescent clients 
  • Assisted in facilitating Psychosocial Rehabilitation for adult clients 
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills 
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking
V.C. & Associates Sanford, NC Volunteer May 2010Sep 2011
  • Effectively gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans
  • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose 
  • Documented all client information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes 
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school 
  • Charted and recorded information in client files for Mental Health Child and Adult services (75% Children, 25% Adults).
Education
North Carolina Central University Durham, NC Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice May 2010
Campbell University Buies Creek , NC Master of Arts: Mental Health Counseling Degree upon conferment in August 2015
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Previous Companies:

  • Upward Change Health Services
  • VC & Associates

Previous Job Positions:

  • Mental Health Professional
  • Intern
  • Volunteer

Schools:

  • North Carolina Central University
  • Campbell University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts

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