Experiences: Courses, Modules and Other Instruction
Western Kentucky University
Psychology (Psy 440).
Internet delivered course on principles and issues of Abnormal Psychology,
offered in fall 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007. Quality
Matters approved peer review of course design. Feb 2008.
in Utilizing the Internet in Instruction (Psy 501).
Internet delivered course for faculty and administrators on principles and
issues in using the Internet for instruction. Spring 1998-spring 2000.
Modification (Psy 443).
Instruction for undergraduate and graduate students in the theory and principles
of behavior modification. Since spring 1991. Conducted routinely in interactive
television classroom. Adapting for online delivery, fall 2004.
and Measurement (Psy 361).
Overview of basic priniciples of tests and measurements. Since spring 1996.
Created on-line version spring 2000.
Offered in spring (except 2006). Summer 2007, Quality
Matters approved peer review of course design. Aug 2007.
- Individual Assessment
(Psy 560, 561).
Instruct students in method and theory of individual intellectual assessment
(Wechsler series, Bayley, Stanford-Binet, McCarthy, K-ABC, Woodcock-Johnson),
school consultation and report writing skills. 1986 to 1992, 2001.
in Psychological Assessment (Psy 562).
Supervised students in the administration and interpretation of individual
intellectual assessment batteries. Provided the students with socialization
into professional responsibilities and behavior. 1986 to 1992, 2001.
- Therapy Practicum
Supervise students in beginning therapy skills. Monitor case work and conduct
role-plays, review audiotapes and other appropriate activities. Fall 1996.
and Emotion (Psy 412).
Introduction to theories of motivation and emotion. Fall 1997.
Introduction to various interviewing techniques and principles with a focus
on clinical interviewing. Fall 1994, 1995, 1996.
Psychology (Psy 510).
Taught theory and principles of psychology as applied to education. 1989-1992.
Also taught in Shenyang, People's Republic of China, summer l990.
- Abnormal Psychology
Covered nature and theories of maladaptive functioning. Fall 1993.
Supervised undergraduates in applied research experience. As requested.
Prepared and led a short course for graduate students on assertive behavior.
- Structured Groups
Developed and conducted a short course for graduate students on conducting
structured therapy groups. Spring l990.
a Thesis Module.
(Use "guest" to enter).
Developed and conducted short course for graduate students on developing and
implementing a research project. Since Spring 1987. Moved on-line fall 1999.
- Infant Assessment
Provided a short course for graduate students on assessment with the Bayley
Scales of Infant Intelligence.
Educational Testing Service
Developed questions for
the Psychology CLEP Exam. January, l989.
- Child Intelligence
Supervised administration of WISC-R, WPPSI, and Stanford-Binet tests by graduate
students. Taught report writing, prepared demonstration tapes, and served
as liaison with school system. Instructor: Stephen Tiffany, Ph.D. Fall l984.
- Adult Intelligence
Supervised administration of WAIS-R by graduate students. Taught report writing,
prepared basic therapy skills demonstration tapes, and led therapy skills
exercises. Instructor: Stephen Tiffany, Ph.D. Spring l985.
- Child Psychology.
Led weekly discussion groups and coordinated examinations for all sections.
Instructors: Kathryn Black, Ph.D., Gerald Gruen, Ph.D. Fall and spring l98l-82.
- Research Independent
Supervised undergraduates in various research and academic tasks while helping
them tie their work to classroom experiences. Instructor: Judith Cohen Conger,
Ph.D. Summer, spring, and fall l984-85.
- Psychology Undergraduate
Provided educational, vocational, and some supportive counseling to undergraduate
majors in psychology on a drop-in basis. Supervisor: David Santogrossi, Ph.D.
Summer, spring, and fall l983-84.
WKU Adult Day Care
Provided supervision on
clinical cases. August 1993-1994.
Jefferson Barracks V.A.
Medical Center, St. Louis, MO.
APA approved Internship.
Conducted individual and group psychotherapy with psychiatric outpatients, neuropsychological
and personality assessment, with an emphasis on geropsychology. Director of
Training: Carol Dye, Ph.D., September, l985-August, l986.
Wabash Valley Hospital
Mental Health Center, Outpatient Branch, Lafayette, IN.
evaluation and treatment of adult clients at a community mental health center
with emphasis on case conceptualization and use of Rorschach. Supervisor: Brian
Premo, Ph.D. September, l983-December, l983.
Wabash Center for the
Developmentally Disabled, Lafayette, IN.
Practicum. Conducted child
developmental assessments, interviewed parents, and performed psychological
evaluations of mentally retarded adults. Supervisor: Audrey Riker, Ed.D. March,
Center, Purdue University.
Case conceptualization and treatment of adult clients, emphasizing psychodiagnostic
evaluation, therapeutic intervention, and consultation with psychiatric professionals.
Clinical director: James Linden, Ph.D. July, l982-June, l983.
Structured Groups Practicum.
Dealt with structured group design and groups intakes. Led a social skills and
an assertiveness group for the college population. Supervisors: James Westman,
Ph.D., Judith Clementsohn-Mohr, Ph.D. August l982-December l982.
Test Anxiety Workshop,
Psychological Services Center, Purdue University. Conducted a two hour group
on dealing with test anxiety, including relaxation training and the use of RET.
Supervisor: Mary Wachs, Ph.D.
Adult Practicum. Involved
case conceptualization and treatment of adult clients at a university counseling
center emphasizing psychodiagnostic evaluation, therapeutic intervention, and
consultation with psychiatric professionals. Supervisor: Mary Pat O'Kelly, Ph.D.
Child Clinic, Child Practicum.
Performed intellectual and behavioral assessment and child/adolescent and family
therapy at a counseling center open to the community. Supervisor: Judith Cohen
Conger, Ph.D. August, l98l-May, l982.
Cold Springs Road V.A.
Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN.
Summer Psychology Trainee.
Conducted psychodiagnostic assessments, mental status evaluations and therapeutic
interventions with an inpatient psychiatric population. Included consultation
with psychiatric professionals, and psychodiagnostic assessments for the Alcohol
Treatment Unit. Supervisors: David McCallister, Ph.D., Richard Ingwell, Ph.D.
May, l98l-August, l98l.
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