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Claire Ford

South Elgin

Summary

Empathetic individual with hands-on experience providing quality psychological services to children. Trained in crisis intervention to help individuals navigate through traumatic experiences. I am a recent graduate relocating to the Chicago area in August and seeking employment in the adolescent psychiatry field. I am eager to apply my skills and grow my experience in mental health.



Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Behavioral Health Specialist

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
2024.02 - 2024.07
  • Provided compassionate care and support to adolescent patients with mental health disorders in an inpatient setting
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities, monitored their well-being and facilitated therapeutic group sessions to teach coping skills to patients
  • Documented patient progress in electronic medical records, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information for treatment planning.

Artist

All Things Art Studio
2023.06 - 2024.01
  • Facilitated daily arts and crafts projects for elementary school-aged children, sometimes leading classes or private lessons
  • Supervised children during day camps to ensure their safety, skill achievement, and general well-being
  • Communicated with parents regarding their child's progress.

Teacher's Assistant

University of Cincinnati
2022.08 - 2022.12
  • Attended a personality psychology course throughout the semester and facilitated in-class activities
  • Graded and provided feedback on assignments turned in by students
  • Answered student inquiries and assisted them in being successful in the course.

Etsy Shop Owner

ClairesCustom
2021.06 - 2024.05
  • Successfully managed and operated an online Etsy shop specializing in hand-painted mirrors
  • Created over 15 unique product designs as well as several custom orders
  • Maintained a 5-star average rating with over 80 positive reviews, demonstrating customer satisfaction and communication skills.

Sales Associate

Marshalls
2018.11 - 2021.01
  • Directed customers by escorting them to racks and counters as well as responded to their questions
  • Assisted with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise
  • Managed the fitting rooms, including escorting customers and upkeeping the rooms.

Brand Ambassador

Forever 21
2021.06 - 2022.01
  • Served customers by assisting them in selecting products
  • Kept customers informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest
  • Performed daily department tasks including stocking, creating merchandise displays, remerchandising, pricing markdowns, and inventory control.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

University of Cincinnati College of Arts & Sciences
Cincinnati, OH
12.2023

Skills

  • Therapeutic crisis intervention
  • Working with children
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Active listening and empathy
  • Customer service
  • Product design and creativity

Certification

Pre-Art Therapy

Timeline

Behavioral Health Specialist

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
2024.02 - 2024.07

Artist

All Things Art Studio
2023.06 - 2024.01

Teacher's Assistant

University of Cincinnati
2022.08 - 2022.12

Etsy Shop Owner

ClairesCustom
2021.06 - 2024.05

Brand Ambassador

Forever 21
2021.06 - 2022.01

Sales Associate

Marshalls
2018.11 - 2021.01

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

University of Cincinnati College of Arts & Sciences

Pre-Art Therapy

Claire Ford