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Au Psy492 M7 A3 Williams V(1)

  1. 1. 1<br />Undergraduate Studies ePortfolio<br />Venessa Williams<br />BA of Psychology, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Personal Statement<br />My name is Venessa Williams, I reside in Central Pennsylvania where I currently work as an Education Co-ordinator of an alternative education program. In the future I hope to attend graduate school and obtain a Master’s of Social Work degree in order to become a Behavioral Specialist Consultant.<br />
  3. 3. Resume<br />VENESSA R. WILLIAMS <br />1121 Shakespeare Avenue <br />
PA 17847 <br />
Phone: 570-742-8010  Mobile: 570-713-5456  
<br />Email:<br />OBJECTIVE<br />I hope to find a challenging entry level position where I will be able to utilize skills already <br />acquired through previous work and gain new skills to help propel me to professional success in the Social Work field.<br />WORK HISTORY<br /> Sep 2007 to present    <br /> Education Coordinator <br />Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit<br />90 Lawton Lane Lewisburg, PA 17837 <br />Nov 2008  to Mar 2009    <br />Behavior Habilitation Staff <br />Hope Enterprise, Inc.<br />Williamsport, PA 17701 <br />Apr 2004  to Present    <br />    <br />
  4. 4. Resume cont’d.<br />Therapeutic Support Staff <br />Concern Professional Services<br />60 North Eighth Street Lewisburg, PA 17837 <br />Jun 1999 to Aug 2003<br />Reception staff/ School Age Child Care staff <br />Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA (Milton Branch)<br />12 Bound Avenue Milton, PA 17847 <br />Oct 1998 to Aug 2003    <br />Cashier <br />Weis Market<br />Mahoning Street Milton, PA 17847 <br />EDUCATION<br />Oct 2008  to present     <br />Argosy University (online) <br /><br />Psychology -BA <br />Aug 2005 to May 2007    <br />Pennsylvania College of Technology <br />1 West College Avenue Williamsport, PA 17701<br />Human Services <br /> Aug 2002  to May 2003    <br />Luzerne County Community College <br />1333 South Prospect Street Nanticoke, PA 18634<br />General Studies <br />Aug 1998  to May 2000    <br />Bloomsburg University <br />400 East Second Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815<br />General Studies<br />REFERENCES<br />Available upon request<br />
  5. 5. Reflection<br />During my academic tenure at Argosy University-online, I have learned skills which will prove to be invaluable during my professional life. I have gained significant exposure in the areas of <br /><ul><li>Critical thinking
  6. 6. Information literacy
  7. 7. Research methods
  8. 8. Communication skills
  9. 9. Written skills
  10. 10. Diversity
  11. 11. Overall knowledge of Psychology</li></ul>I plan to implement these skills in a manner which will make me an effective in the helping field of Social Work.<br />
  12. 12. Table of Contents<br />Cognitive Abilities: Analysis paper focusing on development in children<br />Interpersonal Effectiveness: Interview of Human Service professional & Executive Director of Non-profit Organization<br />Ethics & Diversity Awareness: Advertisements for Gender Role Behaviors<br />Foundations & Applied Psychology: Suffering from Abuse and Seeking Assitance<br />Research Skills: Research paper – Impact of Neglect on Children<br />Please refer to for professional profile.<br />
  13. 13. Critical Thinking<br />Please refer to for a power point presentation on the Impact of Neglect on Children.<br />
  14. 14. My Future in Learning<br />“How can you pour new wisdom into a cup filled to the brim with your own opinion? In order to learn, you must first empty your cup.” –Anonymous<br />This quotation encapsulates my personal feeling on learning. As a process learning a life long task. It is imperative to maintain an open mind, stay current, and recognize one will never know all there is to know on a given topic.<br />
  15. 15. Contact Me<br />Thank you for viewing my ePortfolio.<br />For further information, please contact me at the e-mail address below. <br /> <br />