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XX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXXX, 22601, Winchester VA
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Professional Summary

Experienced School Psychologist with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both Private Practice and Public School Systems. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to student success. Virginia Board of Psychology License in School Psychology. National Certification in School Psychology. West Virginia Pupil Personnel License in School Psychology. 

Skills
  • Psychology
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
Experience
School Psychologist (Office Based) Aug 1986Current Amherst Psychological & Educational Center Winchester, VA
  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
  • Use a variety of treatment methods, such as psychotherapy (RET), behavior modification, stress reduction therapy, and play therapy.
  • Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
  • Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems, such as stress, anxiety, depression, and family situations, to modify behavior or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
  • Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.
  • Write reports on clients and maintain required paperwork.
  • Consult with or provide consultation to other doctors, therapists, or clinicians regarding patient care.
  • Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and by reviewing records.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, modifying plans and diagnoses as necessary.
  • Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant research.
  • Provide occupational, educational, and other information to individuals so that they can make educational and vocational plans.
  • Provide psychological or administrative services to private firms and community agencies regarding mental health programs or individual cases.
Education Consultant (School Based) Aug 1986Current Amherst Psychological & Educational Center Winchester, VA
  • Plan and conduct staff training programs dealing with new classroom procedures, special education guidelines and implementation, etc.
  • Observe work of  staff to evaluate performance, and to recommend changes that could strengthen skills.
  • Confer with members of educational committees and advisory groups to obtain knowledge of subject areas, as related to individual student needs.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed to promote the intellectual, social, and physical welfare of students.
  • Interpret and help monitor provisions of state special education guidelines and regulations of state education boards.
  • Address public audiences to explain program objectives and to elicit support.
School Psychologist (School Based) Aug 1986Current Amherst Psychological & Educational Center Winchester, VA
  • Compile and interpret students' test results, along with information from teachers and parents, to diagnose conditions, and to help assess eligibility for special services.
  • Select, administer, and score psychological tests.
  • Interpret test results and prepare psychological reports for teachers, administrators, and parents.
  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
  • Counsel children and families to help solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.
  • Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioral data.
  • Report any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
  • Assess an individual child's needs, limitations, and potential, using observation, review of school records, and consultation with parents and school personnel.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs and other services, such as behavioral management systems.
  • Promote an understanding of child development and its relationship to learning and behavior.
  • Develop individualized educational plans in collaboration with teachers and other staff members.
  • Attend workshops, seminars, or professional meetings to remain informed of new developments in school psychology.
  • Serve as a resource to help families and schools deal with crises, such as separation and loss.
  • Refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies for medical, vocational, or social services.
  • Provide educational programs on topics such as classroom management, teaching strategies, or parenting skills.
Disability Advisory Panel Member Jul 2002Jul 2008 The College Board New York, NY

Participate with committee of 24 U.S. representative psychologists in developing/modifying College Board Guidelines on testing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Review at the second appeal level requests for SAT testing accommodations by students

School Psychologist Aug 1972Jul 2002 Winchester City Schools Winchester, VA
  • Compile and interpret students' test results, along with information from teachers and parents, to diagnose conditions, and to help assess eligibility for special services.
  • Select, administer, and score psychological tests.
  • Interpret test results and prepare psychological reports for teachers, administrators, and parents.
  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
  • Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioral data.
  • Report any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
  • Assess an individual child's needs, limitations, and potential, using observation, review of school records, and consultation with parents and school personnel.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs and other services, such as behavioral management systems.
  • Promote an understanding of child development and its relationship to learning and behavior.
  • Develop individualized educational plans in collaboration with teachers and other staff members.
  • Attend workshops, seminars, or professional meetings to remain informed of new developments in school psychology.
  • Collaborate with other educational professionals to develop  special education  programs, and curricuum.
  • Refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies for medical, vocational, or social services.
  • Design classes and programs to meet the needs of special students.
  • Provide educational programs on topics such as classroom management, teaching strategies, or parenting skills.
Education
Ph.D. : School Psychology Aug 1983 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
Master of Science : School Psycholgy Aug 1972 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
Bachelor of Science : Psychology May 1971 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
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Previous Companies:

  • Amherst Psychological Educational Center
  • The College Board
  • Winchester City Schools

Previous Job Positions:

  • School Psychologist

Schools:

  • James Madison University

Level of Education:

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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