grounds succeed. Quick to establish positive working relationships with administrators, school staff, colleagues, students, and
parents. Enthusiastically looking to obtain a position as a school psychologist for the school district my two children attend school
in, namely Capistrano Unified School District.
State of Hawaii Department of Education
Education and Training
Master of Science: Counseling School Psychology1997San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CACounseling School Psychology
Bachelor of Science: Psychology1992Imperial Valley CollegeImperial, CAGPA: Ba Cum Laude, Distinction in PsychologyPsychology Ba Cum Laude, Distinction in Psychology
SKILLS (OTHER) RTI District-Wide Committee Positive Behavior Intervention Support Team with School Site Behavior Intervention Specialist Supervise School Psychology Interns Mentor Newly Hired School Psychologists
Supervisor01/2011 to CurrentBILINGUAL School Psychologist, South Bay Union School District Elementary thru Middle SchoolImperial Beach, California
has 3 SDC classes (two for students with moderate-severe disabilities and one for students with severe disabilities and considered medically fragile) and 2 RSP teachers.
Elementary thru Middle School--Employs a two-way Spanish Immersion program that is language-oriented and designed to build fluency in both Spanish and English in students that are native Spanish and/or English speaking.
District-wide preschool assessment team.
I Perform formal comprehensive, initial and triennial psycho-educational evaluations (preschool-8th grade) to determine eligibility for Special Education and/or appropriate accommodations under Section 504.
Assist with creating IEP's, writing goals and deter- mining appropriate program placement and services.
Perform suicide risk assessments and crisis intervention and make referrals to outside agencies.
Follow up with parents, teachers, students and agencies as necessary.
Write behavior support plans.
Provide consultation to school staff, administrators and parents regarding student behavior, emotional/mental health, social skills, and academic achievement.
Develop and assist in the implementation of appropriate interventions.
Provide crisis and ongoing indi- vidual and group counseling to students.
Perform Special Circumstances Instructional Assistance (SCIA) and Educationally Rele- vant Mental Health Services (ERMHS) assessments and and provide related counseling/psychological services.
Key member of Student Study Team.
Helped one school revamp SST process.
Attend staff meetings, workshops and in-service meetings.
Screen and identify GATE eligible students.
Monitor student progress and collaborate and consult with staff, outside agencies and parents.
Additional responsibilities: Supervise school psychology interns.
IEP Co-Chair (Responsible for numerous details to ensure that IEP's, evaluations, 30 day interim placements, etc.
are performed within appropriate timelines.
Help determine if and what evaluations are appropriate for students.
Get assessment plans signed and distribute to appropriate specialists.
Coordinate, schedule and maintain calendar of IEP meetings for school, etc.) RTI District-Wide Committee Positive Behavior Intervention Support Team with School Site Behavior Intervention Specialist.
01/2008 to 01/2011BILINGUAL School PsychologistKauai, Hawaii
Supervisor: Deborah Ullman, Director of Educational Services, 808-274-3500 UNIQUE public school experience!! Managed the care of and provided direct service (e.g.
counseling, behavior intervention, parent training and consultation, etc.) to students (preschool-5th grades) with DSM IV Axis I diagnoses (e.g.
Autism, Pervasive De- velopmental Disorder, ADHD, Depression, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Anxiety, Selective Mutism, etc.) that were eligible for an IEP or a 504 plan.
Provided in-services to educate school staff about diagnoses and appropriate interventions.
Responsible for performing Functional Behavior Assessments and designing and managing behavior support plans, writing goals and objectives for IEP's and 504 plans, supervising paraprofessionals and collaborating and consulting with treatment team members and school personnel for appropriate service delivery.
Worked closely with clinical psychologist in elementary school setting in site-based behavioral/mental health program before, during and following evaluations.
Consulted on an ongoing basis with child psychia- trist administering medication to students on my caseload.
Referred to and coordinated services (e.g.
responsible for writing Coor- dinated Service Plans) from outside agencies when needs of students and family were outside the scope of school-based behavioral/emotional/social intervention.
Provided ongoing individual, group and family counseling to students as a service on their IEP or 504 plan.
Provided intervention for students in crisis.
Member of school committee that reviewed higher risk students, assisted with creating or modifying existing plans and identified the need for additional (clinical) assessments and services.
School team consisted of administrator, school counselor, school psychologist, clinical psychologist, student services coordinator, social worker and teachers on special assignment.
Use standardized and non standardized measures to assess student progress and write annual treatment and transition reports.
01/1997 to 01/2006BILINGUAL School Psychologist Palm Springs Unified School DistrictPalm Springs, CA
Successfully managed a very large assignment!!--Elementary school, middle school, Early Intervention Assessment Team (EIAT) and consultant to colleagues on bilingual (Spanish) assessments.
Also provided overflow assistance to colleagues by performing psycho-educational assessments at elementary, middle and high schools.
At assigned school sites, performed psycho-educational assessments (using wide variety of standardized and non-standardized measures), consulted and collaborated with administrators, teachers and parents regarding student academic/social/emotional/behavioral performance and provided strategies to improve performance, assisted with the development and review of IEP and 504 plans, provided individual and group counseling, partici- pated in Student Study Team meetings, made referrals and followed up with community agencies, performed in-services for school staff, assisted with the supervision of interns, and assisted in writing a mental health initiative grant which made it possible for students in grades 1st thru 3rd grades to receive direct services for minor school adjustment difficulties utilizing non-directive, play-based strategies.
Managed the program at elementary school and supervised paraprofessionals.
EIAT was a District team made up of only two psychologist.
I managed and performed the assessment of students ages 2 to 5 years, and coordinated the development of their IEP's and placement into appropriate programs throughout school district.
EIAT assessments were multidisci- plinary and play-based.
Member of district-wide crisis team and various district-wide committees.
Provided parenting classes.
Intern01/1996 to 01/1997BILINGUAL School Psychologist, Palm Springs Unified School DistrictPalm Springs, CA
Assignment was quite similar to what is stated above, however under the supervision of a school psychologist and did not partici-.
pate in EIAT.
Became sole psychologist at elementary and middle school second semester.
BILINGUAL School Psychologist, South Bay Union School District Elementary thru Middle School
BILINGUAL School Psychologist
BILINGUAL School Psychologist Palm Springs Unified School District
BILINGUAL School Psychologist, Palm Springs Unified School District
San Diego State University
Imperial Valley College
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