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  • 1. Jean-Ellen Metivier<br />600 Peacham Danville Road, Barnet, VT 05851 | 802-684-2026 | jeaniem2000@gmail.com<br />EDUCATION<br />Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA<br />PH.D. Student 2009-<br />Clinical Psychology with concentrations in Parent Infant Mental Health <br />and Neuropsychology <br />American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited Program<br />Faculty Advisor, Samuel Osherson, Ph.D.<br />Goddard College, Plainfield, VT<br />M.A. in Health Arts and Sciences 2006-2008<br />Thesis: Addressing the Urgent Need for Early Identification and Early Intervention for Children with Autism, [Initial testing Children at Risk for Autism Screening Instrument (C.A.R.A.)]<br />Goddard College, Plainfield, VT<br />B.A. Health Arts and Sciences 2003-2006 <br />Areas of Concentration: Autism, Parenting as a Therapeutic Modality<br />Thesis: Limbic Recovery©: A New Approach to Autism Treatment for Children Birth to Three Years of Age.<br />Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, MA<br />High School Diploma 1984-1987<br />College Preparatory High School<br />LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES<br />Psychotherapist, Vermont Roster 097-0001113 2006- <br />PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE<br />Integrative Therapy Institute, Inc., Saint Johnsbury, VT<br />Founder & Director 2007– <br /> http://www.itihealth.org<br />Developed and teaches an (EYS) Extended School Year Program: Integrated Art Classes that include Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders<br />Provide and facilitate weekly support group meetings for parents of Children with Special Needs. <br />Developed social skill program, The Social Club for children with autism and other special needs.<br />Private Practice<br />Psychotherapist and Consultant 2006– <br />Counselor and Educational Consultant for Guildhall School and Waterford School (ECSU)<br />Contracted Therapist for Northeast Kingdom Human Services<br />OENSU, ENSU & OCSU School District Consortium, Vermont<br />Evaluator 2007-2008<br />Contracted Consultant with 3 school districts (OENSU, ENSU, OCSU in Vermont to Provide Developmental Assessments for Children 0-3 to determine eligibility for educational and health services.<br />Family, Infant and Toddler Program, Caledonia and Southern Essex (Part C of IDEA)<br />Community Resource Parent/Case Manager 2001-2004<br />Implemented extensive plan for outreach in rural Northeastern Vermont, U.S.A. to identify children birth to three years of age who had a disability or who were at risk for a delay in their development because of birth history, environmental exposure or paternal deprivation.<br />Personally coordinated transition into school programs for 90% of children in Part C and their families within rural Northeastern Vermont. <br />Assessed Child Care facilities receiving children with special needs on how to meet the educational needs of children with an IFSP.<br />Set-up and maintained an educational referral system for children with special needs including children with CP/CD with a higher focus on Children on the Autism Spectrum, Cognitive Delay and Non-verbal Learning Disorder.<br />Experienced in working and training parents who are cognitively delayed.<br />Developed and implemented trainings in early intervention and prevention of cognitive delays for Special Education teachers, Case Managers and Early Childhood Educators <br />Reorganized and maintained resource library for families and professionals.<br />Provided Service Coordination and built numerous teams of professionals to provide early intervention services for children with special needs and their families.<br />Children’s Upstream Services C.U.P.S Newport, VT<br />CUPS Training Coordinator<br />Organize Training and Support Opportunities for Parents of children with mental health concerns<br />Rocking Horse Circle of Support Group Newport, VT 2001<br />Parents of children with Special Needs Support Group, Newport, VT 2001<br />TRAINING<br />WAIS-IV<br />Ridding the Silence, Assessment and Treatment Strategies Used <br />with Young Children with Selective Mutism, Hampton, NH. <br />Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhDc CCC-SLP October 3 2008<br />Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families<br />17th National Training Institute. Washington, D.C. 2002<br />Community Health Advisor: Train the Trainer Workshop, <br />Northeastern Vermont Area Health Education Center<br /> Saint Johnsbury, VT. 2002<br />Teaching experience<br />Lyndon State College Human Services Internship Supervisor 2004-2007<br />Provided supervision and learning opportunities for several students <br />to work with children with special needs<br />Assessment and Screening Instruments<br />Hawaii Early Learning Profile (H.E.L.P.)<br />Temperament and Atypical Behavior Scale (TABS)<br />Developmental Assessment of Young Children (DAYC)<br />Functional Behavioral Assessments<br /> PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES<br />Metivier, J. (2010). Limbic Recovery: Understanding and Enhancing Approaches to Social Learning for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Power Point Presented at the Northwest Georgia Education Service Agency (RESA), Rome Georgia, May 14, 2010 (5 hours).<br />O’Neil, J. [Metivier] (2007). Promoting Neurally Appropriate Behaviors in School and Home for Children with Challenging Behaviors Power Point Presented at The Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VAEYC), Killington, VT. September 20, 2007 (1.5 hours).<br />O’Neil , J.[Metivier] (2006) Limbic Recovery, Emotional Healing for Children and their Caregivers, Presented at Northern Vermont Regional Hospital Lunch and Learn, Saint Johnsbury, VT September 16, 2006 (1 hour).<br />O’Neil, J. [Metivier] (2006) Live Interview on Steve Farnham’s Call in Radio Program. Subject: Autism Treatment, Prevention and Early Intervention, Community Education Program aired by WGDR, Plainfield, VT August, 17, 2006 (2 hours). <br />Research Experience <br />Emotional and Behavioral Health of Children 3-5 years of age in the Northern Counties of Vermont<br /> Contracted Researcher for Building Bright Futures/ Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Report presented to the Early Childhood Council, Newport, VT 2007<br />Cuuriculum Vitae (Graduate)<br />Fielding Graduate University<br />Courses Completed<br />PSY 700 Pro-Seminar in Critical Thinking<br />PSY 701 Research Design and Methodology<br />PSY 702 Developmental Basis of Behavior<br />PSY 708 Psychopathology<br />PSY 710 Psychological Assessment<br />Courses in Progress<br />PSY 716 Basic Statistics (July 2010)<br />PSY 709 Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues (June 2010)<br />Psychological Assessment Labs Completed<br />PSY 625 A Beginning Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)<br />PSY 675 A Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV)<br />LANGUAGES<br />English – native language<br />Professional Affiliations/MEMBERSHIPS<br />Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology 2010 -<br />Student Elect Campus Representative to <br />American Psychological Association Graduate Students (APAGS)<br /> for Fielding Graduate University 2010 -2012<br />American Psychological Association 2006-<br />Board Member and President of Vermont Federation of Families<br /> for Children’s Mental Health, Lobbying activities to fund <br />services and support for children with mental health issues. 2000 - 2004 <br />Special Quest Team Member, Hilton Early Head Start Training <br />Program 1998 - 2001<br />CUPS (Children’s Upstream Services) Vermont State Task Force 1999 <br />Parent Representative, Vermont Interagency Coordinating<br />Council 1998 -1999<br />Regional Team Member for Family, Infant & Toddler Program, <br />Orleans Essex, VT 1998<br />community service<br />Organizer and Coordinator for Community Meal Site at Saint Johnsbury <br />Unitarian Universalist Church 2009 -<br />References<br />Available upon request<br />