Volunteer Work

Professional Service

Item Writer, Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) (licensure exam for psychologists), 2011 to date

Item Writer, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) (advanced psychologist credentialing), 2011 to date

Reviewer, Military Psychology, 2014 to date

Guest lecturer, Durham Together for Resilient Youth Coalition, 2014 to date

Guest lecturer, Durham Faith Summit, 2014 to date

Research Psychologist Volunteer, Survivors of the Holocaust Study, 2013 to 2014

Member of the Community Coalition, Durham Together for Resilient Youth, 2012 to date

Research Psychologist Volunteer, Durham Together for Resilient Youth, 2012 to date

Clinical Psychologist Volunteer, United States National Reserves Office, 2009 to 2010

Guest lecturer, Moses Cone Behavioral Health, 2007 to 2009

Guest lecturer, Butner Psychiatric Hospital, 2006 to 2009

Clinical Psychologist Volunteer, El Futuro, 2006 to 2008

Professional Service (continued)

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychotherapy, 2005 to 2007

Psychology Volunteer, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), 2004-2005

Chair of Membership, American Psychological Association Division 29, 2003 to 2007

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Durham County (NC) Health Department, 2003 to 2005

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Traumatic Studies, 2001 to 2003

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology, 2001 to 2003

Psychology Training Committee, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), 2001 to 2002

Psychology Resident Representative, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), 2001 to 2002

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Addictive Behaviors, 1999 to 2000

Psychology Department Representative, Auburn University, 1998 to 1999

Student Development Committee, American Psychological Association Division 29, 1997 to 2003

Graduate Student Organization, Auburn University, 1997 to 2002

President, Psychology Graduate Organization, Auburn University, 1997 to 1998

Psychology Graduate Organization, Auburn University, 1996 to 2002

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 1996 to 2001

Other Volunteer Work

Rotary International, 2006-2007. Served as a host family for a high school exchange student from Venezuela. Volunteer for the “Million Meals” food drive.

Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina, Durham, NC, 2003 to 2006. Activities include presenting invited lectures on psychology-related topics as they relate to adolescent development and risky behavior in youth.

Durham City Schools, Durham, NC, 2001 to 2003. Activities as a Community Volunteer include presenting lectures on psychology-related topics as they relate to current events, course material, and adolescent development.

Auburn City Schools (Auburn High School), Auburn, AL, 2001. Responsibilities included weekly lectures on improving one’s social skills, which were presented to adolescents with severe behavioral difficulties.

American Red Cross, Auburn, AL/The Care Team Network, Birmingham, AL, 1997 to 2001. Assisted with the development and sponsorship of a local Care Team chapter to provide emotional, physical, and practical care to individuals with AIDS and their families. Responsibilities included organizing volunteer recruitment and providing training, education, and support for Care Team members.

East Alabama AIDS Outreach, Auburn, AL, 1998to 2001. Leader and organizer of a Care Team, which was a group of 15 individuals who provided for the emotional, physical, and, practical care of adolescents and adults with AIDS and their families.

Auburn City Schools (Dean Road Elementary School and Samford Middle School), Auburn, AL, 1997 to 2001. Responsibilities included tutoring children reading below grade level, teaching study skills, helping children prepare for exams, and assisting with various cultural trips and artistic projects.