Seeking a middle or high school level School Psychology Internship.
Motivated school psychology student with experience in addressing diverse student needs and ensuring proper student development. I strive to meet students where they are at and it is my goal to ensure that school is a positive, safe, and healthy environment in which students can develop and thrive.
Data-based decision making
Experience with students with diverse needs
Strong team member
School Psychology Practicum Student, 09/2016
to Current Golden View Elementary School – Huntington Beach,
Implement the Second Step program to teach social emotional learning lessons to fourth and fifth graders in the general education setting.
Collaborate with classroom teachers for students with behavioral difficulties.
Conduct various assessments for students with academic and behavioral difficulties.
Collect information for potential assessments through record reviews, interviews, and classroom observations.
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Graduate Student, 09/2015
to Current Office of Special Education Programs – Cal State University Long Beach
Administer whole class screeners to identify students with greater need.
Create lesson plans and provide direct intervention of targeted instruction in the areas of most need to a group of 6 students.
Progress monitoring of students in group to assess their response to the intervention.
Monthly consultation with classroom teacher to share data, discuss effective teaching practices, and collaborate on next steps for small group instruction.
Participate in monthly grant seminars on data collection, best practices in instruction, and data-based decision making.
Registered Behavior Technician, 06/2015
to Current Love2Learn – Huntington Beach,
Provide supportive and behavioral services for children with disabilities in home, school, and social
Collect and summarize data on a daily basis to track the effectiveness of individualized
Work with Program Supervisors to develop case plans and assist children in areas of deficit.
Coach parents on effective strategies of behavior management with their children.
Facilitate a social skills group for teenage children with disabilities to explicitly teach social skills in areas of need such as conversations, making friends, empathy, and theory of mind.
Curriculum Specialist, 08/2013
to 06/2014 Sulphur Springs Elementary School – Canyon Country,
Planned and provided supplemental instruction of English Language Arts and Mathematics to a group of fifteen fifth grade students in danger of retention.
Consulted with grade level team to align instruction with core instruction.
Implemented behavior management systems.
Social Work Investigator I, 08/2013
to 05/2014 Children's Law Center of Los Angeles – Monterey Park,
Assisted attorneys with face to face interviews of children to ensure children's needs are met.
Conducted home visits with clients to investigate home life and evaluate the needs of the children and caretaker.
Helped connect individuals of transitionary age with vocational training opportunities and job placement services based on their area of interest.
Performed follow up calls and status checks to assess children's well-being.
Education Specialist Degree: School Psychology,
Current California State University Long Beach - Long Beach,
Bachelor of Science: Psychology,
2013 Whittier College - Whittier,