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Patrick Weaver

6194 Edsall Road, Apt. 201, Alexandria, VA 22304 patweaver7@gmail.com 571-243-2867


EDUCATION
Master of Education in Counseling and Development, Concentration School Counseling
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, GPA 3.93 Expected, May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Houghton College, Houghton, NY, GPA 3.1 December 2000
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Counseling Internship, Mount Vernon High School, Alexandria, VA Spring 2014
Advised students in career exploration and class selections
Counseled students one-on-one regarding academic achievement
Examined data and developed plan to close achievement gap
Conducted small group counseling sessions with ESOL students
Counseling Practicum, Vienna Elementary School, Vienna, VA Fall 2013
Conducted six week small group counseling session with struggling first graders
Counseled students one-on-one regarding behavior in school and anxiety issues
Planned and taught lessons for grades K-6
Resident Counselor, Little Keswick Therapeutic School, Keswick, VA 2010-2011
Guided daily routines for teenage boys with emotional and self-regulation issues
Collaborated with students therapist and teacher to develop therapeutically appropriate strategies
Directed daily group meetings focused on social skills, daily life skills, and career goals
English Teacher, University of Sulaymaniyah, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq 2009
Acquired PA ESL certification and taught conversational English to university students and professors
Taught approximately 500 students a week in classes from beginner to advanced
Resident Counselor, Philhaven, Lancaster, PA 2007-2008
Assisted adult residents with emotional disabilities in gaining independence and finding employment and housing
Guided residents towards mastery of weekly goals based on individualized treatment plans
Provided informal daily counseling and crisis intervention
Fifth Grade Teacher, Santiago Christian School, Santiago, Dominican Republic 2004-2005
Taught 16 students in an English immersion school in all subject areas including math, science, reading and writing
Assistant Outdoor Education Director, Black Rock Retreat, Quarryville, PA 2002-2004
Taught Outdoor education lessons to students in middle school
Created improved outdoor education curriculum
Assisted in staff training for new and existing outdoor education instructors
Communicated with schools about our program and scheduled school groups
Therapeutic Staff Support, Community Service Group, Lancaster, PA 2001-2002
Provided one-on-one mental health services to children and adolescents in the home, school, and community setting
Collaborated with teachers, parents, and therapists to develop strategies for behavior modification and greater
independence for child
Additional Experience
Sales Associate, Potomac River Running, Burke, VA 2011-Present
Sell shoes, running apparel and running accessories
Managed organization and inventory of store, cash flow, and created staff schedules for eight months as Interim
Manager
Association Memberships
American Counseling Association 2013-Present
American School Counseling Association 2014-Present
Chi Sigma Iota honor society member 2012-2013