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Psychologists are found in a variety of settings and are responsible for studying human behavior and fostering mental health. Their duties include organizing counseling sessions, helping people achieve personal growth, changing behavioral patterns, and providing support to law-enforcement personnel. Key qualifications described in Psychologist resume examples include strong communication and interpersonal skills, empathy, attention to details, organizational skills, and confidentiality. Those interested in a Psychologist career need to complete an undergraduate degree in psychology and a graduate degree and have state licensure.

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School Psychologist Intern

Assisted k-12 students in alternative behavioral school with reaching personal and academic goals

  • Assessed student behavior in classroom, documented changes in behavior or academic performance and worked with school psychologist to determine appropriate intervention needed
  • Measured student academic progress through standardized testing including Woodcock Johnson III and WISC-IV
  • Administered Beck Depression Index, Beck Anxiety Index, Behavior Assessment System - Children and Connors III, including self, teacher and parent, to assess student's emotional well-being, affection and level of need
  • Maintained extensive case notes to record changes in behavior and academic performance
  • Conducted psycho-educational evaluation to determine potential reasons for decline and emotional triggers for regression
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Psychologist Intern

Conducted over 60 comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluations of students (grades PreK-12) referred for significant learning and/or emotional concerns.

  • Consulted and collaborated with instructional teams, administrators, related service providers, and parents to support student academic, behavioral, and social-emotional functioning.
  • Selected and administered norm-referenced assessments to diverse student populations.
  • Collected and analyzed individual, classroom, and school-wide data to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programs.
  • Referred students and families to appropriate community agencies for psychological, medical, and/or vocational services.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
School Psychology Certification
MS
Psychology
3

Intern School Psychologist

Completed a 600-hour practicum experience providing a limited range of services to children in grades preK-8.

  • Participated in team that completed and scored district-wide DIBELS benchmarking for grades K-5.
  • Provided group and individual counseling that focused on social skill development.
  • Conducted evaluations that included psycho-educational assessment.
  • Developed, implemented, and evaluated interventions that included academic, behavioral, low incidence, and preK cases.
  • Participated in multiple professional development in-services.
  • Contributed to presentation development for professional development in-service.
  • Consulted and collaborated with teachers, faculty, and parents/guardians.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
School Psychology
4

Clinical Psychologist

Provided individual, group and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults on an inpatient and outpatient basis

  • Diagnosed and evaluated mental and emotional disorders
  • Collaborated with psychiatrists to ensure medication compliance
  • Provided on-call services for crisis intervention to stabilize high-risk clients
  • Trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy and brief therapy models
  • Coordinated patient care with resources in the community
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
Bsw
Msw
Psy D
5

Psychologist

Completed Functional Analysis of Behavior to create Behavior Intervention Plans for children with [company name].

  • Collaborated with members of the interdisciplinary team including case managers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychiatrists.
  • Responsible for training in home staff to implement behavior plans and collect data.
  • Created and lead a social skills group for children with Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Provided therapy for anxiety, aggression, depression and trauma.
  • Administered and interpreted numerous psychometric tests including WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, CARS, GARS, ADOS, NEPSY, PPVT and WRAML-II.
  • Certified PLAY Project clinician for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Clinical Behavioral Psychology
6

Staff Psychologist

Conducted brief individual psychotherapy using empirically-based treatments to patients in skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities.

  • Conducted neurological assessments and completed reports to determine patient's capacity for decision making, to direct treatment goals and to assess any cognitive declines through formal assessment
  • Worked with the multidisciplinary team to coordinate patient care, assist with long term and short term treatment planning and assist with discharge planning.
  • Primary population served were geriatric patients with severe medical and physical impairments, cognitive deficits and co-occurring mental health diagnoses
  • Treatment focused decreasing mental health issues exacerbating or causing barriers to rehabilitation.
  • Worked independently as a contracted psychologist to three facilities with documentation all being completed electronically
  • Conducted in-service training to assist staff with managing problematic patient behaviors
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology
7

Staff Psychologist

Served individual and group psychotherapy patients in the Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health (ABH) clinic. Saw over 110 patients monthly: active duty, dependents of service members, and military retirees

  • Liaison for newly diagnosed HIV positive service members. Created and ran bi-monthly group of HIV+ gay service men
  • Interim director of PTSD Pathways Program for combat veterans
  • Supervised and mentored psychiatry residents, social work Ph.D. intern, as well as psychology interns/externs
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Humanities
MA
Cultural Anthropology
Clinical Psychology
8

Counseling Psychologist

Provided personal, career and educational counseling to university student population.

  • Provided crisis intervention services to university students as needed.
  • Created and maintained client files.
  • Consulted with university faculty and administrators on a variety of mental health concerns.
  • Created and presented outreach programs for student organizations.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
PhD
Counseling Psychology
Guidance And Counseling
9

School Psychologist

Hired as a part -time school psychologist & given several other duties to make a full-time position through 8/09, when position was cut to half-time due to budget cuts. Resigned in 5/11 to search for a full-time position and to relocate due to marriage.
Key Contributions:

  • Worked with a diverse range of students with varying ethnic, social, educational, and economic backgrounds.
  • Worked well with parents from varying backgrounds.
  • Taught students in the general education and special education environments.
  • Served on school committees that helped develop the initial Response to Invention Protocol for Lincoln County Schools.
  • Served on Student Support Team (SST) Committees, Individual Educational Plan (IEP) Committees, & Response to Intervention (RTI) Committees to help improve individual student achievement.
  • Conducted psychological evaluations of students suspected of having special needs. Wrote reports with findings and conducted eligibility meetings to determine a need for special education services.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
EdD
Educational Administration
Leadership
10

Practicing Psychologist

Provided individual psychotherapy for older children, adolescents, adults, couples and families

  • Consulted with and provided mental health services to organizations and church congregations
  • Participated in Depression and Anxiety Disorders Screening Day as a community provider
  • Supervised master's level graduate students
  • Collaborated and consulted with psychiatrists, primary care physicians regarding mutual patients and health/mental health issues
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Voc
Counseling Center
BA
Psychology
MA
Education

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