Norma Riedman

Norma Riedman

Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Psychologist

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
Oct 2007 - Jun 2008

Lead Psychologist

The Rehabilitation Institute

Lead neuropsychologist for the pediatric/adolescent program.  Conducted team conferences, treatment planning with multidisciplinary team, behavioral management, program development, individual and group therapy.

Dec 2005 - Sep 2007

Lead Psychologist

Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center

Lead neuropsychologist for the psycho-social team of this non-profit organization. Served as a Board member, ran interdisciplinary team meetings, created research program, delivered educational conferences for parents, spoke to professional groups, supervised interns, developed new programs, and wrote grants.

Jul 2000 - Jul 2005

Senior Psychologist

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

Staff and Senior Psychologist performing mental health and administrative duties in the Infirmary, coordinating medical and mental health staff.  Trained and supervised all new psychologists,  managed a team of  6-8 staff members, and supervised four interns/year.  Coordinated Sacramento mandates with CMO and mental health staff. Worked collectively with nursing, psychological technicians, medical, dental, education, and custody.

Jul 1991 - Jun 2000

Psychologist

Norma J. Riedman, Ph.D.

Private practice in independent office, requiring marketing, networking, and collaboration with medical and mental health professionals. Negotiated contract agreements with insurance companies, provided educational seminars to school districts, presented local television lecture series for the Seal Beach Police Department.

Education

Education
May 2009 - Jun 2011

M.B. A.

Western Governors University

Skills

Skills

Negotiating

Successful negotiations with union representatives, created an MOU with a community hospital for out-patient services, and payment and service negotiations with insurance companies.

Quality Management

Created audit instruments for various programs to track compliance rates, improve services, and meet statewide mandates.

Program Development

Developed research programs and protocols, brought pilot national program to the prison setting, and developed a national search internship program.

Leadership

Leading mental health and multidisciplinary teams in corrections, rehabilitation, and hospital settings. Increased compliance ratings, developed quality control measures, and brought teams to a higher level of performance.

Interest

All activities associated with the water, including scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing, and swimming.  Cross-country skiing, hiking, and biking.  Continued learning experiences, traveling, cross-cultural exposure, and music, especially jazz and classical.

Objective

To play a key role in providing mental health and medical services to the community by serving in a senior executive position.

Certifications

Certifications

California license in psychology

Board of Psychology