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Objective

To obtain a position as a student in the PsyD program and to gain experience in the clinical mental health field of study.

Summary

A senior at Longwood University, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Music; President’s List student with a 4.0 GPA for second semester sophomore year.Member, Psi Chi, International Psychology Honor Society.Member, Longwood University Mu Delta Chapter, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity.

Work experience

May 2012Aug 2012

Intern

Clarendon House
  • Facilitated Peer Outreach Group, coordinating team duties, ensuring continuous contact with members currently not attending Clarendon House, and accurate documentation of the program
  • Developed Peer Communications Group aimed at developing members’ social skills
  • Lead daily morning meetings serving as liaison between members and staff, soliciting and answering questions, identifying members needing support
  • Observed intake interviews for new members and completion of pertinent documentation
  • Assisted with home visits, instructed members in technology, relaxation and coping skills
  • Utilized visual reinforcements, modeling and hand over hand manipulation to facilitate members’ learning of technology skills
  • Performed assessments and used task analysis to identify areas of improvement for members in these skills
  • Observed Wellness Recover Action Plan (WRAP) classes and recovery group sessions
May 2011Aug 2011

Volunteer

Clarendon House

·  Part-time position, 20 hours/week

·Organized and created an individualized computer instruction program for members

·Met with members by appointment and instructed/assisted them with various aspects of computer and software use

·Drafted daily schedules for members’ social program

·Assisted with administrating volunteer work for members

·Observed individuals with psychiatric disorders in a clinical setting

·Observed strategies that advocates and therapists used to help members recover from psychiatric disorder and adjust to living independently

Aug 2011Aug 2011

Camp Staff/Teaching Assisstant

Contemporary Keyboard Studios

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·Assisted in teaching basic piano skills to children ages 3-8 yrs

·Assisted in teaching individual and small group (2-4 children) lessons

·Tailored instruction by age from basic piano motor skills to intermediate piano theory and performance

·Taught basic music theory to children individually and in groups ages 3-8 

Education

Aug 2009May 2013

Bachelor's Degree

Longwood University