School Psychologist Resume Sample

Jane Smith

123 Main Street • Hometown, PA • (555) 555-1234 • jsmith@company.com

EXPERIENCED PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT

 

Dynamic professional with extensive background in clinical and health psychology as well as neuropsychological assessments with special emphasis on child development theories and crisis intervention research. Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills tackling complex challenges to provide efficient resolutions. Effective communicator drafting detailed reports and performing active listening techniques to conduct appropriate psychological treatments. Goal-oriented and energetic individual who thrives in fast-paced environments collaborating within both individual and team roles. Highly knowledgeable in stress management patient skills, proficient in current technologies, and fluent in both English and Spanish.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

·     Child Development

·     Psychological Treatments

·     Crisis Intervention

·     Empathy & Active Listening

·     Effective Communication

·     Interpersonal Skills

·     Critical Thinking

·     Analytical & Problem Solving

·     Time Management

·     People Development

·     Observational Skills

·     Administration

 

EDUCATION

2012

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

 

2013

Montgomery College, Rockville, MD 

American English Language Program

 

 

Smithtown Central School District Adult Education, Long Island, NY 

English Instruction

 

 

Suffolk County Community College, Long Island, NY 

English as a Second Language

 

 

Cultural Care Au Pair, Long Island, NY 

Childcare Providers Training

 

 

International CPR Institute 

Pediatric & Adult CPR, AED, & First Aid

 

PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIENCE

01/2011 - 12/2011

Centro Javeriano de Oncologia – Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá Colombia

Clinical & Health Psychologist - Internship

During this Clinical and Health Psychologist internship, collaborated directly with medical team in Psycho-Oncology department providing treatment and psychological assessment services in a hospital setting to both adult and child cancer patients. Identified and addressed a variety of complex challenges regarding adjusting to illness, medical treatment stress, emotional needs, relationships and caregiving, coping with pain, insomnia, and oncology-related psychological symptoms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

·     Provided extensive crisis intervention to patients as well as their families and caregivers

·     Conducted and participated in research activities in breast cancer crisis intervention and pediatric Psycho-Oncology treatments

 

01/2011 - 12/2011

Consultores en Psicologia of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia

Clinical Psychology – Cognitive Behavioral Psychology - Internship

In this internship role, provided psychological assessment and psychotherapy services to children and families as well as analyzed various case studies analyzing results and drafting relevant reports. Performed identification and treatment of several problematic areas such as difficulties in emotional expression, developing a life plan, decision making, and sexual dysfunction.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

·     Provided crisis intervention to patients going through several stressful situations including unwanted pregnancy, domestic abuse, and marriage infidelity

·     Performed psychological assessment for single mothers

 

01/2011 - 12/2011

Consultores en Psicologia of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia

Psychology Assistant

While serving as Psychology Assistant, performed administrative tasks supporting psychologist’s work including classifying and filing patient histories. Ensured all documents, processes, and patient information were accurately documents and current. Provided general information to clients as well as answered telephones, directed calls, and took accurate messages. Received cash payments and maintained detailed daily office business reports.

 

02/2010 - 06/2010

Neuropsychiatric Women’s Hospital – Braulio A Moyano, Buenos Aires Argentina

Psychoanalytic Orientation – Psychology Clinic

 

02/2010 - 06/2010

University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires Argentina

Psychoanalytic Orientation – Psychology Clinic

Served a rotation in guard services, admission, and therapy internment in medium term. Implemented diagnostic and therapeutic resources approximation to address patient problems with acute and chronic pathology.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

·     Conducted articulation of theoretical knowledge (specifically semiologia, osography psychiatric, psychoanalytic theory, and psychopharmacology) with reality of hospital care

·     Observed and recorded medical records transcribing interviews and patient interactions in the hospital



 

 

07/2010 - 11/2010

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia

Neuropsychology Intern

As intern in this neuropsychology department, worked directly with senior adults in nursing home hospital setting providing detailed psychological and neuropsychological assessment. Performed variety of neuropsychological tests including intelligence, motor, and lateralization measures. Drafted detailed reports on results disseminating to senior staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

·     Identified and differentiated normal and abnormal cognitive functioning in senior adults including dementia and psychopathology processes

·     Conducted cognitive rehabilitation for senior adults with dementia designing and implementing programs addressed to maintain and improve cognitive functioning in memory, attention, language, executive functioning, praxis, and gnosis

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

05/2012 - Present

Cultural Care Au Pair, Clarksburg, MD

Au Pair – Special Needs Childcare Provider

Serves as Au Pair over course of 2+ years for several children including two boys, one diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD, and 9 year-old girl diagnosed with Down Syndrome assisting in neurological treatments. Provides childcare for these children including supervising schoolwork, planning and conducting recreational activities, and transporting from school, extracurricular activities, and summer programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

·     Conducts therapeutic activities and exercises within home addressed to encourage stimulation and sensory integration

·     Performs therapeutic process supervised and guided by occupational therapist including exercises to improve muscle strength in hands, listening program with bone conduction, and handwriting treatments

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

·     English – (Fluent: Written & Oral)

·     Spanish (Fluent: Written & Oral)

 

 

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