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Aria Barnes
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Summary of Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal relations and excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Exceptional teamwork and leadership skills    
  • Proficient in navigating and utilizing the Easy IEP Web Based IEP Management system
  • Substantial knowledge of state and federal regulations as it pertains to the identification and placement of students in special education
  • In-depth knowledge of theories and methodologies of effective family instructional intervention, behavior modification, and the four levels of the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) pyramid
  • Trained and certified in administering Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Exceptional ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting
Assessment Training and Administration
  • Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (BDI)
  • Wechsler Pre-school and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI)
  • Wechsler Intelligence scale for Children (WISC) 
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
  • Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI)     
  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SBI)
  • Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC)    
  • Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt Test (Bender-Gestalt)     
  • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (Vineland)     
  • Differential Abilities Scales (DAS)
  • Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI)
  • Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals (CELF)  
  • Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA)     
  • Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment (NEPSY)
  • Adaptive Behavior Assessment Systems (ABAS)    
  • Gilliam Autism Rating Scales (GARS)
  •  Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF)
  • Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement (WJ)
Experience
School Psychologist- Preschool Intervention and Referral Team, 05/2014 to Present
Paterson Public Schools Paterson, NJ
  • Provide support to teachers who request assistance in learning how to work with children who exhibit various difficulties related to cognition, behavior, speech and language, and social-emotional development;  visits  may  include  but are not limited to: observations, written recommendations, and modeling strategies
  • Use assessment results from the Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R) instrument to develop strategies and plans to assist in classroom instruction of children presenting with various developmental difficulties 
  • Evaluate the progress of children being monitored by the Preschool Intervention and Referral Team, and facilitate a written referral to the Child Study Team if warranted
  • Provide trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in-school counseling sessions to help children who present with behavior difficulties due to trauma-related occurrences 
  • Conduct on-going professional development workshops for classroom staff, parents, and administrators who are working with children demonstrating various developmental difficulties
Doctoral Researcher- Sesame Street Resilience Project , 08/2013 to 01/2014
Institute for the Study of Child Development -The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ
  • Supervised undergraduate interns in their research on pre-school emotional intelligence, and resilience
  • Conducted professional development workshops for various school districts in order to further educate classroom staff, and administrators working with pre-school children demonstrating emotional and behavioral difficulties as a result of divorce/separation, or an incarceration experience in their home
  • Modeled appropriate and effective use of Sesame Street resources for parents and their pre-school aged children (i.e., appropriate emotional language, establishing positive rapport, recognition of emotions, etc.) 
  • Provided counseling and feedback to parents as per their request regarding any difficulties in teaching their children about divorce/separation, and incarceration of a parent or loved one
School Psychologist- Child Study Team, 01/2012 to 12/2013
Paterson Public Schools Paterson, NJ
  • Administered various psychological, adaptive, and functional testing batteries, and utilized assessment results and data about the student and his/her environment(s) in order to develop appropriate interventions and programs 
  • Constructed individualized  education  plans (IEPs)  for  students  and  assessed  their  needs  and progress on an ongoing basis
  • Maintained student IEPs using computerized Easy IEP program
  • Facilitated special education meetings related to the identification, eligibility, IEP implementation, and re-evaluation of students
  • Coordinated and  assisted  in  referring  students  and  their  families  to  appropriate  school  and community service agencies
School Psychologist- Preschool Intervention and Referral Team, 09/2012 to 08/2013
Paterson Public Schools Paterson, NJ
  • Provided support to teachers who requested assistance in learning how to work with children who exhibited various difficulties related to cognition, behavior, speech and language, and social-emotional development; visits  included but were not limited to: observations, written recommendations, and modeling strategies
  • Used assessment results from the Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R) instrument to develop strategies and plans to assist in classroom instruction of children presenting with various developmental difficulties
  • Evaluated the progress of children being monitored by the Preschool Intervention and Referral Team, and facilitated a written referral to the Child Study Team if warranted
  • Provide trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in-school counseling sessions to help children who presented with behavior difficulties due to trauma-related occurrences
  • Conducted on-going professional development workshops for classroom staff, parents, and administrators who were working with children demonstrating various developmental difficulties
Community Counselor, 01/2011 to 01/2012
LOJ Community Outreach Center Paterson, NJ
  • Facilitated weekly individual and group counseling sessions and activities for children ages 6-17 years old
  • Promoted healthy interpersonal relations, communication skills, self-discipline, and positive role modeling for students in attendance at the community center
  • Provided high school students and young adults with career counseling and guidance regarding post high school and college transition
  • Organized various community outreach events with the assistance of center's volunteer staff
School Psychologist- Child Study Team, 09/2008 to 12/2010
Paterson Public Schools Paterson, NJ
  • Administered various psychological, adaptive, and projective testing batteries to students
  • Used assessment results and data about students and their environments in order to develop appropriate interventions and programs
  • Provided short-term crisis intervention services for  students exhibiting problematic classroom behavior
  • Assisted in preparing, compiling, and presenting evaluation and testing results to parents
  • Maintained reports, records, and files appropriately;  documented  psychological  and  development histories for each student in caseload, and provided summary progress reports and notes as stated on students' individualized education plans
  • Consulted and collaborated with parents, school staff, and outside agency personnel regarding the mental health, behavioral, socio-emotional, and educational concerns of students within the special education population
Education
Specialist Certification: School Psychology, Dec 2010 Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
Master of Arts: Education, Jun 2007 Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, May 2005 Drew University - Madison, NJ
High School Diploma: Jun 2001 Montclair Kimberley Academy - Montclair , NJ
Doctorate : School Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Degree expected to be conferred in February 2015
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Previous Companies:

  • Paterson Public Schools
  • Institute for the Study of Child Development The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • LOJ Community Outreach Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • School Psychologist Preschool Intervention and Referral Team
  • Doctoral Researcher Sesame Street Resilience Project
  • School Psychologist Child Study Team
  • Community Counselor

Schools:

  • Seton Hall University
  • Drew University
  • Montclair Kimberley Academy
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Level of Education:

  • Specialist Certification
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma
  • Doctorate

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