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Mental Health Training

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Posted:
May 14, 2019

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FARHANA AKTER

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

984-***-****

ac9doz@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

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

**** *.*. ******* **ychology 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.

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

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

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Military Community Outreach Volunteer Give an Hour

2016 – Present

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

Community Volunteer

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

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

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.

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

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



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