OBJECTIVE: Counseling/psychology/social work position Summary: Hands-on experience with individual support and teaching/working with young children. Cum Laude graduate with BA in Psychology. Field experience at McLaughlin Youth Center as Practicum
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, August ••••• University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK Graduating Cum Laude with a GPA of ••••• on a ••••• scale
Courses taken included: Experimental Psychology Social Psychology Field Experience I, II General Psychology Child Development Learning and Cognition Lifespan Development Personality Theories History of Psychology Biological Psychology Statistics for Psychology Research Methods Psychology of Women Human Sexuality Motivation and Emotion Cultural Psychology Abnormal Psychology Social Work: Human Social Behavior Ethics Reactions to Traumatic Events Couples Counseling American Sign Language
EXPERIENCE: Teacher Assistant, April ••••• to present. Starbright Early Learning Center, Anchorage Alaska • Responsible for teaching, motivating, and maintaining a structured environment for children ages three to six. • Expected to set up activities to engage and inspire creativity in children. • Assisted children in talking to work out problems and learning to take responsibility for their own actions.
Individual Support Specialist Hope Community Resources, June ••••• to September ••••• • Assisted disabled physically and mentally disabled adults and children in an assisted living home to perform daily tasks. • Handled technological disability equipment. • Performed various lifts and maneuvers with as well as visited with the individuals.
ACTIVITIES: • Volunteer, Anchorage Christian Rescue Mission •••••