Team-oriented Licensed Specialist in School Psychology with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with parents, co-workers, and administration.
Superior communication skills
Exceptional problem solver
Efficient and organized
PBIS Fidelity Training
Worked closely with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school. Conducted initial evaluations and re-evaluations in the areas of Autism, ADHD, and Emotional Disturbance. Conducted Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs), scripted Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs), and conducted behavioral consultations. Included specific and individualized recommendations and social-emotional goals in evaluation reports. Provided special education counseling services. Collaborated with assessment team to ensure proper diagnoses/classifications and services.
LSSPAug 2015 to Current Arlington ISD － Arlington, TX
LSSP Trainee/LSSPAug 2012 to Jun 2014 Hill County SSA － Hillsboro, TX
LSSP InternAug 2011 to Jun 2012 Harrison County Cooperative － Hallsville, TX
LSSP Practicum StudentAug 2010 to Dec 2010 Stephen F. Austin State University － Nacogdoches, TX
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianFeb 2007 to Jun 2011 CVS Pharmacy － Gladewater, TX
Education and Training
M.A, Educational PsychologyMay, 2012Stephen F. Austin State UniversityEducational Psychology
High School DiplomaMay, 2005Hallsville High School
Special Education Manager, Esped, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Medicaid billing, writing social-emotional goals, writing Behavior Intervention Plans, leading individual and group counseling, conducting Autism Diagnostic Observation System-2nd Edition, Conners Continuous Performance Test-3rd Edition, experience with an array of rating scale measures to measure behaviors associated with ADHD, Autism, and Emotional Disturbance.
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)Aug 2015 to Current Arlington ISD － Arlington, TX
Conduct initial and re-evaluations in the areas of ADHD, Autism, and Emotional Disturbance.
Attend and participate in ARD meetings, staffings, and MDR meetings
Participate in Medicaid billing of services.
Keep a detailed daily log of activities and mileage between three assigned campuses.
Gained experience in deaf and hard of hearing culture in the Regional Day School Program for the Deaf.
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)Aug 2012 to Jun 2014 Hill County SSA － Hillsboro, Texas
Conduct Psychological, Counseling, and Autism Evaluations while following Federal and State laws.
Write Psychological, Counseling, and Autism Eligibility Reports.
Provide behavioral and educational recommendations to school personnel and parents based on student observation and assessment.
Maintain student confidentiality.
Counsel students who qualify for counseling services.
Develop Individual Education Plans for students that receive counseling services.
Develop and maintain counseling schedule of students for six school districts.
Communicate with teachers about student progress.
Write Progress Reports and communicate to parents on student progress.
Provide services for six independent school districts.
Develop department procedures and coordinate with office and school personnel.
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology InternAug 2011 to Jun 2012 Harrison County Cooperative － Hallsville, Texas
Conduct Cross Battery Assessments on initial referrals and re-evaluations.
Participate in Emotional Disturbance and Autism evaluations.
Write Full and Individual Evaluations on students evaluated for Specific Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, and Autism.
Participate in ARD meetings and present assessment results.
Write ARD committee decisions and meeting minutes in Special Education Manager software program.
Counsel students with Emotional Disturbance and ADHD classifications.
Graduate Research AssistantJun 2009 to Aug 2010 Stephen F. Austin State University － Nacogdoches, Texas
Organize manuscript information for Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Locate and request reviewers for manuscripts submitted.
Assist in editing errors on manuscripts.
Assist with Artificial Neural Network creation, testing, explanation, and mini-grant.
Assist with grading procedures.
Develop and maintain a consistent and organized filing system on many subjects
Practicum Student, Autism Clinic of Stephen F.
Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas.
One-on-one instruction with student with Autism.
Conducted thesis study "The Effect of Brain Gym® on Academic Engagement of Children with Disabilities".
Case study in a self-contained classroom at Nacogdoches ISD
Pharmacy Technician ,CVS Pharmacy, Gladewater and Tyler, Texas.
Provide pleasant customer service and assistance to clients needing prescriptions, recommendations, and store assistance.
Electronic billing of insurance.
Legally and efficiently handling medications and filling prescriptions.
Efficiently operating cash register and managing cash/credit transactions.
Maintain patient confidentiality per HIPAA Laws.
Honors & Awards: Summa Cum Laude - Undergraduate College Graduation; President's Honor Roll; National Dean's List; Who's Who Among America's High School Students; Globe Scholar/Texas Scholar - Hallsville High School; Tech- Prep Scholar - Hallsville High School - Double major in Business & Health Science Tech.
M.A , Educational Psychology May, 2012 Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification, Hallsville ISD September, 2012 B.A , Psychology May, 2009 A.A , General Studies May , 2007 Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Independent Study December, 2005 High School Diploma May, 2005
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