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Mental Health Training

Location:
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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FARHANA AKTER

*** ****** *****, ******* ****, VA 23602

Phone: 984-***-****

Email: ac8u4j@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Present Ph.D. in Psychology Capella University Minneapolis, MN

**** *.S. General Psychology Capella University Minneapolis, MN

2013 B.A. Law

University of London International Programme London, United Kingdom

COURSEWORK

Lifespan Development, Social Psychology, Tests and Measurements, Ethics and Multicultural Issues in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Inferential Statistics, Research Methods, Quantitative research, Qualitative research etc.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Participant

Relationships, Decisions, and Well-Being (University of Miami) The supervising researcher: Dr. Blaine Fowers

Purpose: examine associations between personal relationships, social decisions and well-being.

Children and the Legal System (Chicago School of Professional Psychology) Investigators: Shannon Porter, Principle Investigator; Evan Harrington, Ph.D., Research Supervisor

Purpose: determine how potential jurors view children involved in alleged cases of child sexual abuse.

Does Your Personality Make You an Expert Eye Witness? Researcher: Katy Forsdyke, Goldsmiths, University of London

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Legal Intern Chamber Law House

January, 2012 – June, 2012

Responsibilities: Communicate with clients, present facts in writing, file legal documents

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Military Community Outreach Volunteer Give an Hour

November 2016 – Present

Responsibilities: Contact local community, School, Hospital, Vets Center, Fleet and Family Support Center, Family Assistance Center and distribute brochures and let them know about Give an Hour organization’s mission which is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by their time of service.

Community Volunteer

NAMI SWMO (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) 2016- Present

Responsibilities: Improve the lives of people with mental illness and promote mental health recovery, talk to family, friends, co-workers, acquaintances about mental health, use facts to educate and correct misconceptions and advocating on behalf of mental health.

Volunteer

The Jed Foundation (JED) 2017-Present

Responsibilities: Raise mental health awareness among teens and young adults, educate people about the signs that someone may be in distress and provide guidance on how to help.

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

•Communication – Multilingual, Speech and Attentiveness

•Research – Designed and researched multiple graduate course projects

•Computer skills – SPSS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, JAVA, Photoshop etc.

•Interests: Traveling across the country, read newly published scholarly journals and research papers.

CONTINUING EDUCATION, ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATE & TRAINING:

Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Providers Course

Aggressive and Domestic Violence Course

Basic Disordered Gambling Course at Bellevue University (LCCG 0110 Basic Disordered Gambling for Judges, Attorneys, Probation Officers starting)

CBT – How to Implement Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Cognitive Processing Therapy Training

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI PROGRAM) on Protection of Human Research Subjects

Criminal Justice Course

Duke Mental Health: An introduction to Trauma Informed Care for Substance

Internet History, Technology and Security Course

Introducing Vet Change: An Online Intervention for Veterans with Problem Drinking and PTSD Symptoms

Major Depressive Disorder: Strategies for Optimized Therapy in the Primary Care Setting Course

Management of Insomnia Disorder Course

Mental Health to Support Student Learning Training

Military Sexual Trauma Course

Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling Training

NIDA Notes: Electronic Tools for Use in the Continuum of Care for Patients with Addiction

Psychological First Aid Online Training

Psychology Course 106: Abnormal Psychology

Suicide Prevention Training

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training

Youth Co-Occurring Disorders Training for Behavioral Health Providers

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

2016 – Present American Psychological Association (APA)

APA Division 1: General Psychology,

APA Division 5: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods,

APA Division 15: Educational Psychology, APA Division 21: Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology,

APA division 35: Psychology of Women,

APA Division 53: The Society for Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP)

Student Affiliate

2017- Present American Evaluation Association

Member

2016 – Present Association for Women in Psychology (AWP)

Student Affiliate

2016 – Present Association of Psychological Science (APS)

Student Member

2016 – Present International Council of Psychologists

Student Member

2017- Present International Association of Cyberpsychology

Member

2017- Present International Society for Mental Health Online

Member

2017- Present National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Member

2017-Present The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Member

2016 – Present Social Psychology Network (SPN)

Student Member

2017- Present Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Member

2017- Present World Federation of Mental Health

Member

2017- Present World Psychiatric Association

Member

2018-Present The National Network for Mental Health

Member

2018- Present Animal Behavior Society

Member

REFERENCES

Dr. Patti Taylor

Licensed Psychologist Capella University Faculty ac8u4j@r.postjobfree.com Cell phone: 480-***-****

John R. Malpass, Ph.D. Part Time Instructor Capella University

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences ac8u4j@r.postjobfree.com

Cell phone: 910-***-****

Dr. Alan Brue

Licensed Psychologist Capella University Faculty ac8u4j@r.postjobfree.com

Cover Letter

Please kindly allow me to introduce myself first. I am currently a Ph. D. student in Psychology.

I completed my Masters in General Psychology with 3.70 CGPA. I have also achieved many certificates, scholarship and training including ethics in research, Criminal Justice, Military Sexual Trauma, and Abnormal Psychology etc. which added to my skill sets and enriched my knowledge.

In addition to my academic achievements, research experience and work experiences, I also possess a tremendous amount of patience, trustworthiness, ethics, communication skills, and respect for patient confidentiality I would be pleased to have the opportunity to become a remote worker.

I think I would be an excellent match for your company and hope that you will kindly consider me for this position. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Farhana Akter



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