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EDUCATION Pacific Graduate School of Psychology Palo Alto, CA Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology 2006 Pacific Graduate School of Psychology Palo Alto, CA M.S. Psychology 2002 York College of Pennsylvania - York, PA B.S. Computer Science 1999 Summa cum laude City University of New York - Brooklyn, NY A.A. Music 1983 LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS California Board of Psychology Licensed Psychologist #PSY-23261 (2010) New York State Board of Psychology Licensed Psychologist #018460 (2010) SPECIALIZED TRAINING New York State: Child Abuse and Neglect Wild Iris Medical Education, INC., Comptche, CA 2009 Domestic Violence John F Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA 2008 Human Sexuality John F Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA 2008 Child Abuse: Assessment, Treatment and Recovery John F Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA 2008 Domestic Violence: Spousal and Elder Abuse John F Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA 2008 Substance Abuse Treatment, John F Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA 2008 Substance Abuse Treatment Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Rockville, M aryland, 2000 Therapist Training, State of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, 1999 Drug and Alcohol - Intensive Out-Patient (IOP) Reality Therapy Child and Family Therapy Pharmacology Department of Health, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2000) Stress Management Department of Health, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2000) Confidential Training Including Ethics on Drug and Alcohol Department of Health, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2000) HIV/TB/STDs Department of Health, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2000) Family Therapy in Addictions Department of Health, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2000)

Choice Theory/Reality Therapy in Action Dr. William Glasser, University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, (2000) MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS Behavioral Modification Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Adolescents. The Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) With Deployed Military Personnel Fatherhood Engaging fathers for youth Evidence Based Preventative interventions regarding optimal child development PROJECTS OF PERSONAL PASSION AND COMMITMENT Homeless Veterans Veterans Hospital, Menlo Park, CA Facilitate and organize patient/staff music group designed to play functions su ch as graduations and parties for veterans hospitals Substance Abuse in Prison Populations San Mateo County Jail, San Mateo, CA Promote attendance and chair 12-step meetings of Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous once a month PUBLICATIONS & UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS Ferber, L. (2006). Are post-treatment differences a function of pre-treatment ch aracteristics in non-completers, completers, and graduates of the homeless veter ans rehabilitation program?. Dissertation Abstracts International. (UMI No. 3222 765) Ferber, L. (2004). Time-limited psychotherapy: A clinical case. Unpublished manu script. Ferber, L. (2003). Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy: On substance u se disorders. Unpublished manuscript. Ferber, L. (2002). Effects of religiosity/spirituality: On substance dependence. Unpublished manuscript. Ferber, L. (2001). Adult ADHD: Maximum risk in substance-dependence. Unpublished manuscript. SPEAKING & PRESENTATIONS The Supporting Involvement All Site Conference for The Alberta Psychiatric Assoc iation: A Proven co-parenting intervention assessing/addressing child abuse, neg lect and substance use risk factors, Oakland, California, April 26, 2010. (co-presenter) Marsha Kline Pruett, PhD, M.S.L., Kyle Pruett, M. D The California Evidenced-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare; Supporting Fathe r Involvement as an Evidenced-Based Intervention in Child Welfare Services, Oakl and, California, April 20, 2010. (co-presenter) Engaging Fathers as Co-Parents in Low Income Families of Color: Bringing the Pro gram to Life. Presentation for National Council on Family Relations, San Francis co, California, November 13, 2009. (co-presenter) Supporting Father Involvement (SFI). Presentation for Fred Finch Adolescent Resi dential Facility, Oakland, California, June 12 & 26, 2009. (co-presenter) Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change. Presentation for Spouses and Pa rtners of Veterans with Children, Sesame Street, Richmond, California, 2009. The Role of Program Completion and Aftercare in a Domiciliary Therapeutic Commun ity. Presentation for Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, Californ ia, 2004. Inadvertent Plagiarism of a Musical Melody. Presentation for American Psychologi cal Association Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999. WORK HISTORY 4/2010 - Present

Arizona State University-Prevention Research Center-Tempe, Arizona Bridges to High School Program (Developed by Nancy A. Gonzalez, PhD., Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology, ASU., Larry E. Dumka, Ph.D., Associate Pro fessor, School of Social and Family Dynamics, ASU., Anne Marie Mauricio, Ph.D. A ssociate Research Faculty, Program for Prevention Research, ASU. Consultant/Reviewer Culturally broaden The Bridges to High School Program (family-focused preventat ive intervention) Review and make suggestions/modifications on existing curriculum. Modify videos, homework assignments, language, handouts, and components of the program in order to be relevant and effective for African American families 4/2007 - Present Supporting Father Involvement Project/ Study - Richmond, CA, Pleasant Hill, CA ( Evidenced Based Intervention based on 30 years of research) Developed by Philip. Cowen, Ph.D., C. Cowen, Ph.D.(University of Berkeley CA), M Kline Pruett, PhD, (Smith College, Mass & Kyle Pruett, M.D. (Yale) Group Leader Conduct initial clinical interviews with fathers and their partners Provide and facilitate group meetings for fathers and co-parenting couples (pla nning, preparation and debriefing after meetings) Meet with Supporting Father Involvement Study staff for ongoing project coordin ation and case review Participate in OCAP hosted training and all project meetings 2/2009 9/2009 Health and Human Services - San Francisco, CA Psychiatric Social Worker Assessment of more difficult psychiatric cases Program development Crisis intervention, individual and group therapeutic interventions for adult p opulation Provide case management, collateral contacts, mental health consultation and co llaboration with community service providers Clinical consultations to program in order to ensure quality of care and approp riate documentation Provide brief intervention with challenging individuals to assist in re-establi shing self control, accountability and responsibility. Provide linkages to behavioral health services within the Community Behavioral Health Services System of Care as appropriate. Work collaboratively with Non Violence Alliance (NoVA) case managers to identif y clients strengths and resources (individual, familial, or community) History and diagnosis Conduct crisis intervention; including assessment of danger to self and/or othe rs and makes appropriate referrals as needed. Conduct psycho-education in group settings. Maintain up-to-date client records and case documentation 5/2005 12/2009 Our Common Ground, formally known as Daytop Village, Adolescent Inpatient Rehabi litation Residential Treatment Facility - Redwood City, CA Pre-Doctoral & Post-Doctoral Psychologist Assistant Internship (working directl y with adolescent substance abuse patients) Developing specific Individual Education Plans (IEP) Facilitating Encounter, Gender, Extended, Probe, Boundary and Process groups we ekly Facilitation of various psycho-educational seminars Developing specific treatment plans which entailed formulation of DSM-IV diagno sis plus setting particular goals and objectives Providing individual, family and group therapy weekly Administering psychological testing, interpretation and data entry

Responsible for preparing case-presentations on previous and current residents Supervising other clinicians regarding developing treatment plans 1/2006 - 3/2006 Veterans Hospital Menlo Park, CA Research Assistant Study: Developing topics of interest for literature review Recruitment and eligibility analysis Data entry and analysis Writing and editing manuscripts 3/2004 6/2004 Pacific Graduate School of Psychology - Palo Alto, CA Teaching Assistant - Psychodynamic I Develop curriculum Instruct clinical interviewing techniques Tutoring 1/2003 - 6/2004 Pacific Graduate School of Psychology - Menlo Park, CA Research Assistant Study: Veterans Recovery Program Examining research methods Developing topics of interest for literature review Reviewing literature Writing and editing manuscripts 12/2003 - 6/2004 Veterans Hospital Menlo Park, CA Research Assistant Study: Examining the outcomes of abstinence, homelessness, and housing of 336 pa rticipants in a 180 day drug and alcohol residential treatment facility Reviewing literature Recruitment of participants Testing participants Data entry and analyses Writing and editing manuscripts 9/2002 - 1/2003 Pacific Graduate School of Psychology - Palo Alto, PA Research Assistant Study: Assessing pro-social standards and self-attention in the development of p rosocial self-regulations with children in kindergarten and first grade Reviewing literature Testing participants Data entry and analyses 9/2001-Present Pacific Athletic Club - Redwood Shores, CA Fitness Specialist Provide instruction to members regarding the use of weight lifting and cardiova scular equipment Suggest individual workout routines specific to members particular needs 9/1998 - 9/1999 York College of Pennsylvania - York, PA Research Assistant Study: Examining inadvertent plagiarism of musical melodies Reviewing literature Study design Testing participants Data entry and analyses Writing and editing manuscripts 6/1981 - 8/2001 Musician - Brooklyn, NY Band Leader & Studio Musician

HONORS AND RECOGNITION Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology - 1998 MEMBERSHIPS (PAST & PRESENT) American Psychological Association Division 43 Society for Family Psychology American Psychological Association - Division 50 Division on Addictions California Psychological Association Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS Change and transformation for individuals, groups, and organizations Creativity, communication, and writing SPSS statistical software Strong leadership and human dynamics skills Public speaking and presenting Assessments and measures evaluation and scoring Basic knowledge of grant-writing process Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills REFERENCES References on Request