Khadija's_Resume (Psychology)

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Khadija Kathae Elaine Andrews
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Current: 11 Topaz Terrace
Diamond Vale
Diego Martin
Home: (868) 637-9049
Cell: (868) 484-4864
E-mail: [email protected]
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Objective
To become a part of an environment that will help me further my knowledge in the fields of mental
health, psychology or rehabilitative counseling as it relates to children with special needs,
developmental disabilities and chronic/terminal illness.
Education
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
U.S.A.
September 2009– Present
Pursuing Masters of Science
Rehabilitation Counseling
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
U.S.A
August 2007– August 2009
Bachelors of Science
Psychology with minor in Biology
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
U.S.A
August 2005– December 2006
Major: Biological Science
Holy Name Convent
Port-of-Spain
Trinidad, W.I.
September 1999-June 2004
(4) Grade I CXC Ordinary Level Examinations
(3) Grade II CXC Ordinary Level Examinations
Grade C GCE A/O Level Examinations
Work Experience
GM, HR & Administration
QM Caribbean/ The Security Zone
Trinidad, W.I.
August 2009– Present
Administrative Assistant/Secretary
OM Caribbean Limited
Trinidad, W.I.
Summer 2007 & 2008
Manager & Teacher
Summer Camp
Trinidad, W.I.
June 2006-August 2006
Clerical Assistant
Albert Dorman Honors College
Newark, NJ
January 2006-December 2006
(Fall and Spring semesters)
Research/Clinical Experience
Undergraduate Directed Individual Study
PSY 4920: Women’s Health
Title: Using Message Framing to Promote HPV Vaccination
May 2009 – August 2009
The goal of this project was to assess the effectiveness of a loss-framed intervention (relative to a
gain-framed and standard-of-care control intervention) in promoting catch-up HPV vaccination in
young adult women.
 Participated as a research assistant on a study being conducted at the Florida State University
 Led/Facilitated approximately 2 experiment sessions per day; each session having no more than 5
participants.
 Set up the computer stations and work areas for the participants prior to each session.
 Served as a liaison between the participants in the study and the professor; answering questions or
addressing concerns when necessary.
 Participated in weekly discussions/forums concerning the theoretical basis of the experiment and
the research.
Volunteer Work
Jumpstart Corps Member
October 2007-April 2008
 Participated in an award-winning network of exceptional college students who prepare at-risk
preschool children for school success.
 Implemented early childhood curriculum, supported family involvement and promoted skill
building for one partner child at Murrat Hills Head Start, Tallahassee.
 Helped a particularly introverted preschooler in building better social skills.
 Collaborated with a team eight Corps members including myself to plan biweekly in-classroom
activities for a class of eight preschool children.
 Received intensive training and professional development in early childhood theory and practice,
language and literacy development, leadership skills, and communication with families.
Jumpstart Team Leader
August 2008-August 2009
 Led six college students to provide developmentally appropriate educational activities for young
children and their families.
 Coached team members by modeling teaching and communication strategies, conducting observation
and providing feedback.
 Facilitated team planning meetings and led biweekly in-classroom activities to promote children’s
educational development
 Coordinated team administration, including facilitating well organized team meetings and managing
notes and records.
 Created and implemented developmentally appropriate session plans for children ages 3-5.
Camp Boggy Creek Family Pal
March 2008 & April 2009
 Paired with a child afflicted with a chronic illness as well as his/her family
 Provide support to parents by participating in activities with children
 Provide children with someone whom they can confide in if necessary but allow them to have fun
regardless of their circumstance
Alternative Break Corps FSU
March 2009
 Worked with Catholic Charities Adult Day Care Program
 Provided the elderly with companionship for one week of service
 Helped with household tasks and chores for members of retirement community
 Shadowed and helped head of the program with daily activities and tasks
Computer Skills
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Power Point
SPSS (Statistical Program)
Awards
CLICO Trinidad & Tobago Limited
 Undergraduate Academic Scholarship
 Must maintain 3.0 or higher
AmeriCorps Jumpstart Tallahassee
 Team Leader Award (Blue Team, Spring 2008)
Florida State University
 Psi Chi National Honors Society of Psychology
 Sigma Alpha Lambda Leadership and Honor Society
 Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society
 Dean’s List (Fall 2007, Fall 2008)
New Jersey Institute of Technology
 Albert Dorman Honors College Scholarship
 NJIT Presidential Scholarship
 NJIT Faculty Scholarship
 Ceres R. Memorial Scholarship
 Dean’s List (Fall 2005)
Interests and Activities
Community Service Projects
Working with children who are underprivileged or have special needs.
Research and issues related to children’s health, psychology and general well being.
References
Dr. Kathleen Conroy
Counseling, School, and Education Psychology
University of Buffalo
(716) 645-1115
Ms. Samantha Emmanuel
GM Business Operations
QM Caribbean Ltd.
(868) 622-6058
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