Full Time Clinical Psychology Psy D Student
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Major: Clinical Psychology Psy D

Full Time Clinical Psychology Psy D Student

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE ________________________________________

Highly motivated professional, seeking practicum placement and to improve skills honed from prior employment, practicum experience and education. Armed with exceptional communication skills in establishing rapport with diverse professionals. Capable of completing varying and increasing levels of responsibilities while working within fast-paced environments. Knowledgeable of forensic psychology, individual assessment, research and evaluation, and maladaptive behavior and psychopathology. Technically proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite.

CORE COMPETENCIES ________________________________________

Psychology | Cross-functional Collaboration | Organizational Development
Interpersonal Relations | Customer Service and Relations | Conflict Resolution

EDUCATION ________________________________________

Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology: 2010
Argosy University, Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice: 2007
Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO

Associate of Arts in Forensic Technology: 2007
Grossmont Community College, El Cajon, CA

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE ________________________________________

Sylmar Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA
Trainee 2019-Current
 Perform milieu therapy sessions in rehabilitation setting
 Conduct forensic focused group and individual therapy sessions with forensic NGI clients
 Review clinical charts
 Receiving individual and group supervision guidance and feedback from licensed clinical psychologist
Arizona Behavioral Care Homes, Tempe, AZ
Trainee 2018- 2019
 Perform milieu therapy sessions in residential setting
 Conduct group and individual therapy sessions with cooccurring SMI clients
 Perform intake sessions with clients
 Write clinical reports
 Review clinical charts
 Administer psychological batteries
 Receiving individual and group supervision guidance and feedback from licensed clinical psychologist

WORK EXPERIENCE

Top End YMCA, Palmerston, NT, Australia
Duty Manager 2014–2015
 Efficiently oversaw day-to-day general management operations
 Performed administrative-related tasks, such as database management, and membership dues
 Demonstrated exceptional problem-solving skills in resolving arising conflicts and identifying problems to be communicated to senior management

Interaction Research Institute, Fairfax, VA
Psychological Analyst 2012–2013
 Led psychological surveys to prepare Marine Corps Advisory Tactical Group members for deployments to Afghanistan

Onslow County Family Court, Jacksonville, NC
Guardian ad Litem, Fourth Judicial District 2008–2010
 Took charge of facilitating in-home visits; monitoring environment; and offering recommendations for the court

San Diego Police Department Unit 290, San Diego, CA
Intern 2006–2008
 Rendered support in processing registered sex offenders in San Diego County
 Assisted in acquiring updated photographs, fingerprints, and DNA samples from offenders
 Earned Certificate of Appreciation from the station for exemplifying exceptional performance


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ________________________________________

 Forensic Report Writing
 Basics of Violence and Sex Offender Risk Assessment
 Differences between Forensic and Clinical Evaluations
 Special Populations (sex offenders, neurocognitive/neurodevelopmental disorders, elderly)
 Relevant Mental Health Laws and Terminology
 Generational Translation: Staying Involved with the Changing Political Landscape: A Morning of Politics and Psychology
 The Primary Care Behavioral Health model: An Overview and Implementation
 Supervision: You, Me, and the Desk Between Us
 Preparing for Internship Match
 Current and Future Trends in Psychological Assessment
 DBT for the Treatment of Emotional Dysregulation
 Psychotherapy in comorbid mTBI/PTSD
 Certificate of Attendance, Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference
 Treatment of Patients with PTSD and Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders: A Constructive Narrative Perspective
 The Science of Couples and Family Therapy 3
 Treatment of a Suicidal Patient with a Long History of Victimization: A Constructive Narrative Treatment Approach
 Motivational Interviewing
 New Breakthroughs in Cognitive Therapy: Applications to the Severely Mentally Ill
 Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past
 Completing General Systems Theory
 The Biology of Affect and Its Consequences

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS ________________________________________

 Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA) | 2018–Present
 American Psychological Association | 2017–Present
 Forensic Mental Health Association of California 2019-Present

ACTIVITIES ________________________________________

 ASPPA Neuropsychology Club 2018-2019
 Volunteer: The Help Group National Autism Conference 2019

Forensic, Psychology, Assessments,