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416 Sunset Drive, Hamburg, New York 14075 Home Telephone: (716) 649-7096 Cellular: (716) 225-0378 Education M.S.Ed., Counselor Education, School Counselor St. Bonaventure University, Buffalo Center, S5200 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, Ne w York 14075 Permanent Certification: September 2007 Attended: August 2001 - January 2002; February 2003 - May 2004 GPA: 4.00; Graduated Magna Cum Laude B.A., Social Work, Minor: Public Relations Daemen College, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, New York 14226 Attended: September 1989 - May 1993 GPA: 3.50; Graduated Magna Cum Laude Continuing Education Seminars Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based Treatment for Mood & Anxiety Disorders: 2007 Youth Anxiety Workshop: 2007 Socially Impaired Children & Adults: 2006 Best Practices for Bullying Prevention and Intervention: 2005 Sex, Drugs and Rock-N-Roll: 2005 School-Based Interventions for ADHD Children: 2005 How to Handle Hard to Handle Parents: 2005 Threat Assessment for Schools Seminar: 2004 Bipolar & Other Severe Personality Disorders: 2004 Child Abuse Prevention Seminar: 2003 Safe Schools and Violence Prevention Seminar: 2003 Beyond the Medical Model of Grief Counseling Seminar: 2003 Employment School Counselor, Junior and Senior High Eden Central School District, 3150 Schoolview Road, Eden, New York 14057: 2004 - 2007 * School counselor for all students in grades 7, 8, and 9, encompassing 440 stu dents. * Responsibilities included developing individual treatment plans, scheduling a nd course selection, organizing and maintaining materials for New York State assessments, providing IEP counseling, assessing needs for academic intervention programs, arranging and attending pare nt teacher and parent counselor meetings, preparing and conducting the 6th and 8 th grade parent and student orientations, providing individual and family mental health and/or counseling referrals, assisting with and presenting at the 8th gr ade moving up ceremony, assisting with and presenting at the Junior High Breakfa st of Champions. * Program advisor for Peer Listeners / Peer Tutors and Character Education prog rams. * Provide academic, career, social, and personal counseling individually and in group settings on a daily basis. Field Experience Brief Therapy Team Counselor The Family Support Center of Eden, 8284 Main Street, Eden, New York 14057: 200

3 - 2005 * Participated as a designated team member utilizing the Brief Therapy approach in helping the families of Eden make decisions, face new challenges, identify s trengths and resources, and set realistic goals in a supportive and caring setti ng. Child Protective Services Intern Erie County Department of Social Services, 478 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 1 4202: 1992 - 1993 * Managed and investigated own case load and completed all case work documentat ion with minimal supervision. * Accompanied and observed case workers during home and collateral visits, pare ntal visitations, foster care placements, client interviews, and legal proceedin gs pertaining to neglect and physical and sexual abuse cases. * Gained experience in the intake process, case investigation, and service plan review processes. Professional Affiliations New York State School Counselor Association: 2004 - Present American Counseling Association: 2003 - Present References Dr. Barbara Trolley, CRC, St. Bonaventure University, Associate Professor, 646-1 500 David Hassett, Guidance Department Director, Eden Central School District, 992-3 601 Amy J. Banks, School Counselor, Eden Central School District, 992-3601