• Hawthorne CA
Kristina Kaw

Kristina Kaw

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern #78579

Objective

Seeking position as Program and Administrative Coordinator with Walk with Sally (WWS). 

Work History

Work History

Prevention Specialist/MFT Intern

Jul 2015 - Present
CLARE Foundation

Provides individual and family counseling to high school students with the goal of preventing drug and alcohol use and/or abuse
 Co-facilitates Life Skills curriculum to teach decision making, mindfulness, and drug and alcohol education at middle schools, high schools, and other youth organizations throughout Santa Monica and Venice

Facilitator/MFT Intern

Dec 2014 - Present
The Gathering Place - Teen to Young Adult

• Co-facilitates social skills groups for teens and young adults with Autism
 Educates group members on how to communicate effectively and maintain conversations through creative projects, role plays, videos, and interactive exercises

Behavior Interventionist I

Dec 2013 - Jun 2015
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

• Assisted teenage student with behavior management and emotional regulation in an educational setting
• Collaborated with school staff and parent to implement Individual Education Plan(IEP) and work towards behavioral goals
• Documented information on student behavior to keep track of student's behavioral goals

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
Outreach Concern, Inc. 

 Provided on-campus individual counseling and therapy to high school students ages 13 to 18 • Collaborated with teachers, family members, and client's outside therapists and doctors to encourage additional support for client
• Provided client with safe space and support using CBT, Mindfulness, and Narrative techniques

Weekend/Summer Miracles Program Intern

Jan 2011 - Aug 2011
Kidsave Inc.

 Advocated and worked as a liaison between older kids in foster care and adults looking to adopt in order to create matches and new families
• Planned events for Kids and Families monthly to encourage bonding and connection through interactive experiences.

Education

Education

M.A. Clinical Psychology

2011 - 2013
Antioch University Los Angeles

B.A. Global Cultures; B.A. Public Health Policy

2006 - 2010
University of California, Irvine