results-driven professional eager to contribute proven psychology, administrative / medical support, and
patient relations talents, as well as extensive knowledge gained from rigorous academic and professional development pursuits, toward actively achieving success in targeted graduate-level educational endeavors.
ø skilled at providing objective intellectual, achievement, personality, and interaction assessments, as well as showcasing knowledge of play / reality therapy, transactional analysis, and discrete trial training.
ø evidenced strong investigative analysis abilities to determine individualized psychological / medical needs, along with displaying skill with reality and existential therapy and treatment planning activities.
ø knowledgeable of critical issues concerning psychological and education intervention efforts, as well as psychological principals related to the behavioral manifestation of developmental disorders within social and educational settings.
~ education, certifications, and memberships ~
master of arts in clinical psychology (3.64 gpa) marshall university
bachelor of arts in psychology / spanish (dual major) grove city college
certificate in spanish language la universidad de salamanca
professional certification and consultation
anger management instruction / sex offender rehabilitation
general group therapy / suicidal & mental health assessment training
spanish language training / behavioral observation & isolation / suicide & mental health awareness
(state of west virginia)
level 1 hypnosis ericksonian hypnosis / brief psychotherapy
(american hypnosis training academy)
moderator for the 2002 and 2003 tri-state psychology conferences
psichi (life member) • american psychological association (since 2003)
the chancellor s listò (2004 c 2006) • the national dean s list (2006 c 2007)
ø apply solid psychological testing, counseling, group / individual therapy, and mental health diagnosis expertise toward providing superior mental health / psychiatric services for the west virginia division of corrections.
ø strategically steer the successful accomplishment of objective diagnostic and intake evaluations, along with proactively participating in multidisciplinary team and weekly clinical meetings.
ø demonstrated complimentary caregiver support abilities toward providing interim individualized care to include proficiently implementing and monitoring results-focused behavioral support plans, as well as supervising medical treatment plans and / or performing habilitating training as necessary.
ø contributed extensive knowledge of group processes and developmental themes / needs for adolescents, adults, and geriatric in-patient populations to support professional and confidential advocacy efforts for individuals, families, referral sources, and staff members.
ø built superior client relationships necessary to facilitate productive participation in the achievement of optimal treatment goals, including performing assessment, service planning, linkage / referral, advocacy, crisis response preparation, and plan evaluation to maximize patient success.
ø demonstrated dynamic leadership abilities toward directing counseling / psychology graduate students in the testing and interpretation of psychological evaluations, along with facilitating effective report writing and group / individual therapy efforts while ensuring optimal standards of quality care were achieved at all times.
ø liaised among clients and peers to attain extensive knowledge of professional psychological processes / procedures to include consultation, assessment, and therapeutic intervention.
ø participated in over 700 hours of comprehensive clinical observations, client interventions, psychological testing, and group / individual psychotherapy under the direct supervision of several licensed psychologists.
ø actively supported the fast-paced, high-pressure daily efforts of a licensed clinical and certified school psychologist within an outpatient clinic.
ø attained knowledge of the reinforcement / treatment of children with autistic spectrum disorders by proficiently utilizing discrete trial training as a therapeutic intervention.
ø compiled interagency collaboration, therapeutic intervention, and psychotherapy / test administration, as well as organizing, interpreting, and reporting confidential data pertaining to wide-ranging client issues which resulted in psychological batteries and treatment recommendations.
ø increased accuracy of overall prognosis and specific treatment recommendations by organizing and monitoring resourceful patient-based visitations and family interactions.
ø maximized facility efficiency by designing and maintaining computer back-up programs for client files which achieved easy records access and preserved the integrity of psychological data, along with executing the cost-effective purchase of technological equipment and psychometric software to enhance operations.
ø optimized clinical productivity by administering, scoring, and interpreting psychometric instruments utilized to determine disability, placement, and treatment which resulted in accurate psychological testing practices.
ø contributed sharp analytical talents toward effectively employing assessment / diagnostic criteria related to specific intelligence, academic, development, and personality testing instruments, as well as evidencing knowledge of critical issues pertaining to successful psychological / educational intervention outcomes.
ø exhibited strong customized treatment / behavioral management plans-based conceptualization skills to coordinate with scholastic curriculums which were designed to strengthen core educational objectives.
ø utilized eclectic psychotherapy techniques to include discrete trial training, reality therapy, play therapy, and transactional analysis designed to promote adaptive occupational social, and / or school functioning.
grove city college
undergraduate internship certified crisis intervention counselor
arthur n. gustke shelter, parkersburg, wv 1997
certificate, advanced cmas scuba diver inner city missions volunteer, tamaulipas, mexico
member, mid-ohio valley power squadron life member, national eagle scout association
academic support assistant
youth program director
volunteer action center, parkersburg, wv 1998
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