Skilled in youth development, with expertise on current childhood maltreatment, neglect, substance abuse and sexual abuse. Possess knowledge on current child mental health assessments. Works well with adolescent population, especially in shelter and group home settings. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.
Awarded UCARE grant funding for research in child maltreatment.
Accepted/Presented at clinical research fairs.
Mentored youth in social skills and education. Increased personal social skills and education achievements.
Conduct research on child sexual abuse, maltreatment, and neglect. Enter data for adolescents receiving treatment. Present current research. Care for children while siblings and parents are receiving treatment. Organize assessments used for current psychological research.
Covered positions for absent staff. Worked with adolescents in an emergency shelter and group home. Monitored/taught acceptable behaviors, transported youth to school, therapy, and activities, independent living skill, social skills, and education. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.Rewarded points on behavior, which led to increased independence.
Conducted research on youth educational skills. Coded videos of child assessments. Watched youth while siblings were in session. Organized all assessments used for current psychological research.
Organized and documented client's personal files. Conducted initial entry assessments. Watched children while family members where receiving services.
Member of psychology club UPO. Minor in sociology and child, youth and family. Pursuing a career in clinical psychology. Coursework in Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Child Development, Marriage and Family, and Juvenile delinquency
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